All Mondays need something shiny to start the week on the right foot, which led me to choose copper as the material filed under section C. This ancient metal was named “cuprum” in Latin meaning “from the island of Cyprus”. It is only copper and gold that have a natural colour of such lustre, with grey and white being the other options for all other metals. Its rosy hue is unmatched, and its versatility as a material means that it’s not only prized for good-looks. With my fascination with history, and the way I like to weave a sense of crafted and time-worn detailing into my spaces means that I’ve turned to copper many times as a material choice, and will continue to for many years to come…

The Alphabet Of Materials
A is for…      B is for…

Written by Adam TSI Byron — October 24, 2019

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