Scandinavian Design as Seen from the Inside

Scandinavian Design as Seen from the Inside

Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of two giants in Danish furniture design: Børge Mogensen and Hans J. Wegner. While exhibitions and book publications celebrated the two geniuses in particular and the grandeur of Danish design in general, the events once again raised the question of whether the culmination of Danish design lies in the past. Leer
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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Parking Systems by Wöhr Make the Most of Every Last Inch of Space

Parking Systems by Wöhr Make the Most of Every Last Inch of Space

When the first ‘modern automobile’ was introduced to the world, it was the year 1886. The ultramodern horseless vehicle would remain the exception for a number of years, and parking problems were unknown, and still a long way off. Wöhr was founded in 1902, just 16 years later – albeit as an ordinary metalworking shop and not as an originator or planner of parking systems.
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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.
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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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