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As a child I knew exactly what concrete was.  I knew how it smelled, how it was mixed, how it dried and how it provided for our family.  My father was a mason by trade however, he hated working with concrete, he would have rather worked with natural stone elements than concrete.   I wonder what he would say about the various concrete products that are on the market today.

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That’s my dad, front and center, I’m to the left of him……A man all about 5’5″ left this earth at 66 so I don’t have any digital photo’s….He always loved a good party….I’m assuming that is where I get it from…the more the merrier…

Concrete is  such a huge trend in today’s design world…. from walkways to table tops.

 

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Concrete Table Tops

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Concrete Sinks come in various shapes and sizes – there are also endless color choices

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Concrete House by Tadao Ando, a Mexican designer

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Channeled wall paper by Kerry Joyce that looks like concrete

 The color of Concrete is making it big in the fashion world this fall…remember I talked about that a few blogs ago how fashion and interior design follow each other leads.  The designs below are from Stella McCartney.

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