In Rude Health: new wellness projects

In Rude Health: new wellness projects

The word itself may have been coined relatively recently, but the ritual of 'wellness' – as a means of rejuvenating mind and body – has a long and healthy tradition. This hasn't, as a number of recent projects demonstrate, stopped a bevy of architects internationally from rethinking how we take to the waters. Read
A high-temperature laboratory for glass and light

A high-temperature laboratory for glass and light

The name of both the company and the brand is labo crème brûlée. It's a name which suggests fire and flames, and Christian Seltmann, his wife Tania Theler Seltmann and his brother Philipp are full of burning enthusiasm for their new project. The fourth generation of a porcelain-manufacturing family from Franconia ‘felt like doing something new’, which led to the establishment of their company in Majorca in the year 2009. However, since 2013 the firm has had its HQ and production facilities in Berlin. Here, they occupy a top location in a historic coach house between Mommsenstrasse and Kurfürstendamm, where there is also a showroom.
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Hélène Binet – Substantiating a New Practice

Hélène Binet – Substantiating a New Practice

Recognised as one of today’s foremost architectural photographers, Hélène Binet works exclusively with analogue film. Fostering a style all her own, The Franco-Swiss artists has captured some of the past quarter-century’s most monumental projects – working with the likes of Chipperfield, Eisenman, Zumthor and many other contemporary masters – while also re-framing some of the modern era’s greatest gems – Aalto’s Kulttuuritalo (House of Culture, Helsinki) or Le Corbusier’s Eglise Saint-Pierre in Firminy, France.
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Vintage Scandinavian furniture

Vintage Scandinavian furniture

It’s a real phenomenon, an undeniable success. How did designers from different countries who share common values, manage to create a style more than sixty years ago, that retains a remarkably modernist appeal, and continues to fuel the demand for reissued furniture?
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Bolon’s Flow Flooring Collection Explores New Directions in Aesthetics, Function and Sustainability

Bolon’s Flow Flooring Collection Explores New Directions in Aesthetics, Function and Sustainability

The latest flooring collection from pioneering Swedish brand Bolon epitomises the ethos of design-led innovation established by sisters Annica and Marie Eklund since they took control of the family business in 2003. Subtle pastel shades, versatile laying possibilities and the use of recycled materials combine to make ‘Flow’ an attractive and ecological flooring option for heavy-usage areas that nonetheless need to look stylish.
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