Going Global: De Padova's new collections

Going Global: De Padova's new collections

Iconic Italian furniture brand De Padova is set to show new products at Milan’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile that draw on decades of design excellence and reaffirm its credentials as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of upholstered furniture. leggi
The Intelligence: Architonic’s new Trend Analysis series

The Intelligence: Architonic’s new Trend Analysis series

It’s natural to compare. We all do it. Call it human nature. When such sizing-up is motivated by dissatisfaction or inadequacy, it’s probably not such a healthy activity. But if it’s underpinned by a desire to take stock, to see where you stand amongst your peers and how you can improve, it can reap reward. And when it has a clear business benefit, so much the better.
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A high-temperature laboratory for glass and light

A high-temperature laboratory for glass and light

The name of both the company and the brand is labo crème brûlée. It's a name which suggests fire and flames, and Christian Seltmann, his wife Tania Theler Seltmann and his brother Philipp are full of burning enthusiasm for their new project. The fourth generation of a porcelain-manufacturing family from Franconia ‘felt like doing something new’, which led to the establishment of their company in Majorca in the year 2009. However, since 2013 the firm has had its HQ and production facilities in Berlin. Here, they occupy a top location in a historic coach house between Mommsenstrasse and Kurfürstendamm, where there is also a showroom.
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Hélène Binet – Substantiating a New Practice

Hélène Binet – Substantiating a New Practice

Recognised as one of today’s foremost architectural photographers, Hélène Binet works exclusively with analogue film. Fostering a style all her own, The Franco-Swiss artists has captured some of the past quarter-century’s most monumental projects – working with the likes of Chipperfield, Eisenman, Zumthor and many other contemporary masters – while also re-framing some of the modern era’s greatest gems – Aalto’s Kulttuuritalo (House of Culture, Helsinki) or Le Corbusier’s Eglise Saint-Pierre in Firminy, France.
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Same But Different: Pfleiderer's DST System

Same But Different: Pfleiderer's DST System

The DST system from Pfleiderer will raise designers’ creative freedom to a whole new level, because, with the DST range, interiors can be decked out with different surfaces, textures and core materials and can thus be used to satisfy many technical requirements. The system allows for a single overall impression to be made, despite the use of different core materials.
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