Girli Concrete is an R&D project for the Tactility Factory that fuses textiles with cement to create beautiful "soft" building surfaces. It looks amazing and very tactile. I think it would be amazing as an accent wall.
Israeli designer Hilla Shamia uniquely joins the materials of aluminum and wood in this Wood Casting series. Using a whole tree trunk, Shamia pours molten aluminum directly onto the wood, which burns the surface and darkens the wood.
Modern Log Furniture Fuses Sliced Trunks & Organic Resins