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. Lire
Piling Them High: Why Architects Are Rediscovering the Humble Brick

Piling Them High: Why Architects Are Rediscovering the Humble Brick

Bricks in contemporary architecture may well be saddled with a reputation for retrograde traditionalism – after all, the oldest discovered bricks date from before 7500 BC. For some, they conjure up images of architecturally unimaginative housing estates, but today, many forward-looking architects can’t get enough of the humble brick.
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A Passion that Spans the Generations

A Passion that Spans the Generations

Welcome home! INTERLÜBKE's slogan says it all: for more than 75 years, the brand has been enriching furniture culture with innovative ideas and admirable principles.
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Heading into Virtual Worlds: Audio-visual Technologies

Heading into Virtual Worlds: Audio-visual Technologies

Without realising it, we’re on autopilot almost all of the time, filtering information aurally, physically and visually at an amazing rate. Our nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 250 miles per hour, faster than a Formula 1 car!
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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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