FOR OLD TIMES’ SAKE

Remember the terrazzo flooring of your granny’s HDB home? Well, it’s coming back in style, in every form imaginable. This composite material, first used on Venetian pavements in the 18th century, gained widespread popularity in the 1950s and is now the material of choice for furniture and product designers. Its spotted and speckled look is appealing even to non-vintage enthusiasts.

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Remember the terrazzo flooring of your granny’s HDB home? Well, it’s coming back in style, in every form imaginable. This composite material, first used on Venetian pavements in the 18th century, gained widespread popularity in the 1950s and is now the material of choice for furniture and product designers. Its spotted and speckled look is appealing even to non-vintage enthusiasts.
 
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1. Yuan plant pots, from Bentu Design.
 
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2. Planet pendant lamp, from Bentu Design.
 
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3. Kirkby Design Terrazzo Outdoor Prints collections, price upon request, from Tatum.
 
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4. Terrazzo table by Hay, from Grafunkt.
 
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5. Living Terrazzo, $145, from Boconcept.
 
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6. Slice white bench and side table, from Bentu Design.
 
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7. Terra Table by Normann Copenhagen, from $951, from Kuhl Home.
 
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