The CHANGE Table System by VARIO: As Soloist or Team Player, Always an Excellent Performer

The CHANGE Table System by VARIO: As Soloist or Team Player, Always an Excellent Performer

CHANGE represents a new generation of adjustable-height office desks and conference tables whose development has emphasized exemplary functionality, versatility and, most notably, a focus on design. Read
Flooring: Spaces, Signs and Senses

Flooring: Spaces, Signs and Senses

India is one of the most stimulating environments I have ever been in. It was in Viluppuram, a small town in the far south-east of India, 40 km west of the Bay of Bengal, that I discovered Rangoli, a symbolic floor art, outside many people’s homes. Rangoli’s ancient symbols are thought to bring good luck and have been passed down through the ages, from one generation to the next, keeping both the art form and the tradition alive and, fortunately for all who visit, creating entrance areas that are both beautiful and meaningful.
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Gloriously Glossy: The Versatile Tile Adorns the Coolest Interiors

Gloriously Glossy: The Versatile Tile Adorns the Coolest Interiors

Given the huge vogue for cladding buildings in ceramic tiles, we shouldn’t be surprised to hear that they are now fast infiltrating interiors too. It’s not hard to see why. People find glazed ceramic tiles appealing because of their seductive qualities – their lusciously lustrous surfaces and, if patterned, their potential for being stunningly decorative.
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Graphic precision: Wilkhahn's new conference range

Graphic precision: Wilkhahn's new conference range

Wilkhahn has always focused on durability and permanence, and its new "Graph" conference programme is very much part of this tradition. With its innovative chair and accompanying table this German furniture manufacturer is restyling corporate conference facilities.
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Fascinating precision – glazed steel

Fascinating precision – glazed steel

What began with enamelled water cans and bowls in 1896 has today culminated in A˘form – an impressive and extensive collection of basins and washstands for the personalised design of high-quality and aesthetic washplace solutions. As before, glazed steel is at the heart of product and design development at Alape, the Goslar-based manufacturer. Competence and innovative capacity make the company an ideal partner for planners and architects designing sophisticated sanitary rooms in private and semi-public areas. Custom-made products and special solutions are challenges that the company approaches with confidence and increasingly often. This is exactly the type of situation in which the flexibility of a manufacturer comes into its own.
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