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. Lire
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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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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COVERINGS ETC Creates Sustainable Surfaces Fit for Future Generations

COVERINGS ETC Creates Sustainable Surfaces Fit for Future Generations

In addition to producing sustainable tiles made from familiar materials such as porcelain and cement, Miami brand COVERINGS ETC is pioneering the manufacture of solid surfaces that incorporate various types of industrial waste. Architonic speaks to its visionary founder, Ofer Mizrahi, about finding new and unexpected applications for recycled glass and aluminium salvaged from old aircraft.
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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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