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
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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Material Tendencies

Material Tendencies

Being up to date on the latest materials and trends in architecture and design in an international context is definitely a benefit. In the creative sector, this can even play a decisive role in daily design operations.
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The Luxury Beneath: Object Carpet’s premium flooring

The Luxury Beneath: Object Carpet’s premium flooring

Carpet specialist Object Carpet has gained a worldwide reputation with carpets that satisfy even the most demanding of architects, such as Zaha Hadid or Hitoshi Abe. For years now, the company has successfully combined high design standards with supreme suitability for everyday use.
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Getting High (on Wood)

Getting High (on Wood)

Could wood be the new concrete? If a number of recently completed, high-rise timber projects internationally are anything to go by, the only way might indeed be up for this most enduring and trusty of building materials.
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