MaterialDistrict Talks: Aging Materials

On 5 February, MaterialDistrict and Broeinest present MaterialDistrict Talks: Aging Materials at Broeinest Amsterdam. Some materials are like wine and cheese: the older and more mature, the better. They have character; materials that become more beautiful the older they become. MaterialDistrict’s own Els Zijlstra will shed light on the subject using a variety of examples. 

The unique pattern on calcified concrete, the nuanced colours of patina, the worn out structure of weathered wood, sun-bleached linen, the organic craquelure effect of coatings and glaze… Aged surfaces are so popular that the process is sped up or simply copied. But allowing something to change it appearance slowly can also be an art form.

Simultaneously, you can enjoy the MaterialDistrict Expo: Aging Materials at Broeinest Amsterdam. Click here for more info.