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. Leer
Heimtextil 2015: Sostenibilidad en el diseño textil de interiores Conferencias, visitas guiadas y áreas especiales informan e inspiran

Heimtextil 2015: Sostenibilidad en el diseño textil de interiores Conferencias, visitas guiadas y áreas especiales informan e inspiran

Sostenibilidad es uno de los grandes temas de tendencias en el ramo de la decoración y textiles. Por supuesto que esto tiene validez también para la Feria Monográfica de Textiles de Decoración y de Utilización Comercial más grande del mundo. La Heimtextil que se celebrará del 14 al 17 de enero de 2015, será dedicada al tema de la sostenibilidad con exhibiciones especiales inspiradoras, interesantes eventos y ayudas metódicas orientadoras.
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In 2015, Heimtextil will again be bringing together its comprehensive information services for professional project planners under Contract Creations

In 2015, Heimtextil will again be bringing together its comprehensive information services for professional project planners under Contract Creations

As a leading international fair for home and contract textiles, Heimtextil in Frankfurt am Main will, from 14 to 17 January 2015, again welcome architects, interior architects, interior designers and related professions to take advantage of this first trade fair of the year to catch up with the latest developments in the field of textiles. Although products developed specifically for contract furnishing are the main reason for their annual visit to the fair, the impressive and ambitious accompanying programme is just as attractive, especially as it can be regarded as a form of advanced training that enhances the professional skills of participants.
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Hearth and Home: Why Architects Are Warming Once Again to the Age-old Hearth

Hearth and Home: Why Architects Are Warming Once Again to the Age-old Hearth

Fireplaces were once essential: from prehistoric times to the 19th-century, a home’s hearth provided light, heat and a means with which to cook. Today, you might think they were superfluous, obsolete in this age of centrally heated buildings. Yet our desire for fireplaces has never been entirely extinguished. Ironically, if they were once primarily functional, they’re now widely considered an unnecessary yet romantic luxury.
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Boffi: Celebrating Eighty Years of Emotional Solutions

Boffi: Celebrating Eighty Years of Emotional Solutions

On a family holiday to Lake Garda as a teenager, staying near the town of Malcesine, I discovered a design store that seemed to house all the contemporary design I had only ever seen before in books. The shop owner took to my enthusiasm and gave me a bag full of books on Italian design, providing me with a great snapshot of the key design movements and brands that have shaped Italy’s design culture.
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