STARON® – Inspired by Wildlife – Combines Biomorphic Forms with Material Innovation at 100% Design

STARON® – Inspired by Wildlife – Combines Biomorphic Forms with Material Innovation at 100% Design

A killer whale, an owl and an armadillo were among the creatures that inspired a collection of furniture and products presented by Samsung SDI Chemical at the recent London Design Festival to demonstrate the versatility of its STARON® solid-surface material. Architonic went along to discuss the new species of products enabled by these innovative surfaces. Lire
Précision fascinante – acier vitrifié

Précision fascinante – acier vitrifié

Ce qui a commencé en 1896 avec la fabrication d’accessoires de toilette en émail connaît son aboutissement aujourd’hui avec A˘form – une collection impressionnante et étendue de vasques et de plans vasques pour la configuration personnalisée de solutions de plans de toilette esthétiques et de qualité. Aujourd’hui comme hier, le département du développement Produits et Concepts de la manufacture Alape à Goslar, se concentre sur l’acier vitrifié. La compétence et la capacité d’innovation d’Alape en font un partenaire idéal pour les concepteurs et les architectes travaillant sur des espaces sanitaires raffinés à usage privé ou semi-public. Les fabrications sur-mesure et les solutions spéciales sont des défis que l’entreprise relève de plus en plus et réalise avec brio. De telles missions mettent en avant toute la flexibilité d’une manufacture.
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Zumtobel and Fraunhofer Institute Study Brings User Preferences to Light

Zumtobel and Fraunhofer Institute Study Brings User Preferences to Light

With a global user study on perceived lighting quality in offices, which the Austrian luminaire manufacturer Zumtobel is conducting together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO) in Stuttgart, the company is making an important contribution to basic research.
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The CHANGE Table System by VARIO: As Soloist or Team Player, Always an Excellent Performer

The CHANGE Table System by VARIO: As Soloist or Team Player, Always an Excellent Performer

CHANGE represents a new generation of adjustable-height office desks and conference tables whose development has emphasized exemplary functionality, versatility and, most notably, a focus on design.
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Graphic precision: Wilkhahn's new conference range

Graphic precision: Wilkhahn's new conference range

Wilkhahn has always focused on durability and permanence, and its new "Graph" conference programme is very much part of this tradition. With its innovative chair and accompanying table this German furniture manufacturer is restyling corporate conference facilities.
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