The Right Stuff: Sylvain Willenz

The Right Stuff: Sylvain Willenz

His raft of enviable collaborations with the likes of Cappellini and Established & Sons, and, more recently, Retegui, Menu and Objekten, are testimony to the fact that Brussels-based designer Sylvain Willenz creates Things That People Actually Want. Read
Textiled Spaces: Insight into architectural ephemera

Textiled Spaces: Insight into architectural ephemera

As part of the TEXTILED SPACES exhibition curated by Architonic on the occasion of Techtextil, photographer Deidi von Schaewen provided an insight into architectural ephemera.
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Material Tendencies: Philippe Starck

Material Tendencies: Philippe Starck

Rather than trying to create beautiful objects, the French designer and architect considers it his duty to invent things that make life better for the largest number of people possible. He believes that the existence of an object is only justified when it serves others - or in the best case - when it ends up leaving behind something for others to develop further.
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Made in Pedrali: manufacturing tradition meets material innovation

Made in Pedrali: manufacturing tradition meets material innovation

Aluminium, concrete, wood and plastic were among a multiplicity of materials seen on the stand of premium Italian furniture brand Pedrali at this year’s Salone del Mobile. The company’s CEO, Giuseppe Pedrali, tells Architonic how decades of manufacturing experience have informed the methods used to produce its new collection.
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From Japan with Love: Kitani’s Danish design classics

From Japan with Love: Kitani’s Danish design classics

For over 20 years now, craftsmanship-led Japanese furniture manufacturer Kitani has been bringing a considered edit of mid-century Danish classics back to life, to the delight of design-lovers worldwide.
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