About ARFLEX

In 1947 Carlo Barassi, engineer of Pirelli, together with Renato Teani, in the financial dpt. of Pirelli, Pio Reggiani and Aldo Bai, founded the company Ar-flex (flexible furniture), that became later arflex.
They worked together with a young architect Marzo Zanuso and began to experiment the use of foam rubber and elastic tapes for the furniture market.
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Material Tendencies: Vincent van Duysen

Anita Hackethal

09.01.2017

Known for his minimalist aesthetic, Belgian architect and designer Vincent van Duysen aims to create aesthetically pleasing atmospheres with a sort of warm sensuality. His work is characterised by an understated elegance, clean lines and essential

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Material Tendencies: Luca Nichetto

Anita Hackethal

17.11.2015

While running offices in Venice and Stockholm, Luca Nichetto never forgets his roots, due not least to his deep respect for craftsmanship. With no sign of slowing down, the Venetian designer’s intention is to create objects that are connected with

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Size Doesn’t Matter: contemporary Nordic architects who ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

12.02.2013

Head north and you'll find a thriving design culture where the level of consideration given to the way things look, feel and work isn't determined by their scale. Be they housing projects, chairs or taps, the Scandinavian approach to design continues

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stilhaus: 'Bringing together what belongs ...

stilhaus

18.12.2012

stilhaus – the new design destination in Switzerland – doesn't do things by halves. 20,000 square metres of retail and exhibition space next to one of the country's busiest motorway intersections offers architects, planners and end consumers an

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