Flagship Enterprise: The Future of Corporate Store Architecture Emphasises Individuality

Flagship Enterprise: The Future of Corporate Store Architecture Emphasises Individuality

It may sound paradoxical, but corporate store architecture today strives to be as individualistic as possible. This is partly due to necessity. Like many booksellers, high-end fashion labels are fending off fierce competition from online retailers. They hope that investing in new, ultra-contemporary stores with a unique identity will wow their customers. Read
Heimtextil 2015: Sustainability for textiles in interior design – Lectures, guided tours and special displays provide information and inspiration

Heimtextil 2015: Sustainability for textiles in interior design – Lectures, guided tours and special displays provide information and inspiration

Sustainability is one of the major topics among current trends in the furnishings and textile sector. And that is, of course, equally true for the world's largest trade fair for home and contract textiles. Heimtextil, from 14 to 17 January 2015, will be devoting itself to the whole issue of sustainability, with inspiring special displays, interesting events and targeted help in finding one's bearings in the subject.
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Nimbus and Rosso: Two Brands, One Vision

Nimbus and Rosso: Two Brands, One Vision

Lighting and acoustics are without doubt two of the essential factors in determining the comfort of an office as a workspace. In a career spanning more than 25 years so far, Dietrich F. Brennenstuhl has acquired great expertise in both of these fields. With his Nimbus brand, the Stuttgart architect and entrepreneur pioneered LED lighting solutions well before technological developments had fully opened up this area, when there was still a lot of basic work to be done.
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The Great Outdoors: Röshults Brings Comfort and Style to Al Fresco Activities

The Great Outdoors: Röshults Brings Comfort and Style to Al Fresco Activities

The new 2015 catalogue produced by Swedish furniture brand Röshults depicts its products positioned around the lounge and expansive terraces of a luxurious villa in the French city of Nice. The managing director of Röshults, Tobias Lindberg, explains that he wanted to show how the products could contribute to ‘many people's idea of a dream lifestyle’, and tells Architonic how every design decision is targeted towards achieving this notion of stylish and sophisticated living.
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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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