Former Perth Blockhead Matt di Costa’s concrete brand Nood Co, has just released a new range of furniture, basins and tiles, proving that the nation’s love of the material is going nowhere fast! Nood’s subtly coloured, curved concrete items, particularly sinks, have proven extremely popular since launching 18 months ago.
Matt, who is the lead designer with a team of nine creatives, says he’s excited to provide Australia with its first range of concrete furniture with real world use. And it’s all designed and manufactured right here too. Revolutionising what we knew of the ‘boring’ building product, he’s added colour, curve, design, lightness, transportability, and real world use with a warranted sealing process.
“All of the concrete is designed and manufactured in Australia, something we are really proud of. That helps us retain the quality, and shorten lead times for our clients,” he says.
“The idea of Nood was to feminise concrete. We spent three years developing a concrete manufacture process that allowed for thinner, more contemporary design, and to give Australian and international designers a new way to present concrete, in all environments. A new consciousness in concrete is here.”
There are now more than 70 concrete infused products in the range, from dining tables, coffee and side tables, stools, basins, wall and floor tiles, to mirrors, sofas, sideboards, homewares and more.
Matt and wife Kim appeared on The Block: Sky High in 2013, selling their apartment for $1.455 million, pocketing a tidy profit of $250,000.
In timing with the new range, Nood have launched their first East Coast pop up shop (79-81 Fitzroy Street St Kilda, VIC).
To celebrate the St Kilda Showroom launch, Nood Co are offering a 20% off basin sale on Saturday 25 August between 10.30am and 5pm.