Back in 2015, Diespeker not only supplied 230m² of terrazzo to designer brand Reiss’s store in Leeds, but sent a small team to install it, after the sub-contractor was unable to attend. Fast forward to 2018 and Diespeker is once again involved with the store, located at...

Diespeker was part of the team giving new life to a university accommodation block called the Beehive, in Oxford. The building was built between 1958 and 1960 and is thought to be the first modern building to be built at any Oxford college. 31 hexagonal rooms are...

Design input spanned the generations when an entire family turned up to get involved with the creation of their new kitchen island countertop. The Khandelwal family arrived en masse at the Diespeker premises in Bermondsey to hand pick the marble they wanted incorporated in a bespoke...

Our ongoing relationship with WeWork has led to experimentation in design techniques for terrazzo. WeWork has been using a ‘ribbed’ effect in wood in some of its office projects. Diespeker has been investigating how to create a similar effect in terrazzo using moulding techniques to create an...

Something very different for Diespeker was involvement with terrazzo for a sculpture that used a baby change unit. The bespoke terrazzo was created using chunks of marble chosen by artist Nicole Wermers at the Diespeker premises in Bermondsey. Ross Chalmers from Herald Street Gallery explains the thinking behind the...

Diespeker recently created a Palladiana terrazzo table for Zimmerman’s first shop in St Tropez, for Centreline. Palladiana is a particular type of terrazzo similar to a mosaic finish, that uses larger chunks of marble than is usual with terrazzo. This creates a visual, almost graphic design. For...

Diespeker has recently completed a new project for WeWork, this one on the illustrious Champs Elysees in the heart of Paris. The project includes a stunning blue (or bleu) terrazzo made especially for the project. WeWork’s latest office sharing space at 92, Champs-Élysées covers four floors....

Diespeker supplied terrazzo for a stunning spiral staircase that is being created at the prestigious Burberry store in the Dubai Mall, Dubai. The project uses terrazzo TE070 from Diespeker’s Standard Plus range, a creamy white design. The spiral staircase design includes intricate curved elements, on plan and...

Diespeker’s expertise with terrazzo offers limitless opportunities for kitchen design. While marble and granite have long been the material of choice for luxury kitchens, designers with an eye for exclusivity are turning to terrazzo for inspiration. Terrazzo provides a superb alternative for flooring, countertops, islands and accessories....

If you haven’t heard the name before, WeWork may be coming to a city near you soon! WeWork is an American company on a mission to build amazing shared office spaces. Founded in 2010, the company now has multiple co-working offices around the world, from Brazil...

Diespeker has been bending the rules again, this time for an office building refurbishment in the heart of the City of London. One Poultry is located at the junction of Poultry and Queen Victoria Street; below is the Bank Underground station. The building was designed by...

Diespeker has carried out another first in the world of resin based terrazzo, by bending resin terrazzo panels to fit a curved countertop. The project The innovative process was carried out for a countertop for Nandos in Fallowfield, Manchester on a fast-track programme. The client chose a...