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Space, man: Interstuhl

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

10.11.2020

INTERSTUHL is expanding 50 years of seating expertise to the entire office space with SPLACES – a new, comprehensive service concept for office planning and furnishing.

Chair squared: Richard Lampert

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

27.10.2020

Don’t fall between two stools – especially not if they are RICHARD LAMPERT’s Prater and Santa Lucia chairs.

Round and round: the Tom family by Richard Lampert

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

27.10.2020

Inviting, eye-catching Island Tom by RICHARD LAMPERT is a piece of furniture you won’t mind being stranded on.

Playful precision: Pip by Richard Lampert

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

27.10.2020

Pip, Pip, hooray! RICHARD LAMPERT’s fireproof furniture system Pip is as easy to assemble as a childhood stacking game.

True original: the Eiermann by Richard Lampert

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

27.10.2020

Think office, think Eiermann – at least it might feel that way if you take a look around the workspaces of some of the world’s most pioneering creative offices.

White lines: REGENT LIGHTING

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

16.10.2020

Find out what’s behind Regent Lighting’s pared-down Purelite Slim architectural lighting. (Spoiler: a whole lot of innovation and pioneering technology!)

Hitting the spot: REGENT LIGHTING

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

17.08.2020

With STREAM by REGENT LIGHTING, focus is put definitively on light itself, rather than the source of it – allowing space and light to become one.

Impressive counterpoint: Duravit Viu and XViu

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

08.07.2020

The DURAVIT bathroom series Viu and XViu combine soft, organic forms and precise geometry, achieving a post-industrial elegance of striking contrasts.

All you need is Luv: Duravit Luv

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

08.07.2020

The soft yet clear design vocabulary of Cecilie Manz’s series Luv for DURAVIT brings the above-counter basin and finest Scandinavian purism to the bathroom.

Katharina Sommer articles

In the right light – a short guide to room lighting

möbelschweiz

24.11.2020

Good lighting brings architecture and furnishings together to form a harmonious whole. But how to create the right lighting atmosphere in a room and what to look out for when buying lamps? Read on... (DE / FR only)

Changing interiors over the decades

möbelschweiz

24.11.2020

As two exhibitions on the theme of housing take us on a journey through the last 100 years of interior and living history, a look back opens up new perspectives to us. (DE / FR only)

Austria goes shopping

möbelschweiz

16.10.2020

One year on from the takeover of Möbel Pfister by XXXLutz: When the Austrian furniture giant acquired the traditional Swiss company at the end of 2019, it caused a sensation. Where does Möbel Pfister stand today? We asked CEO Paul Holaschke. (DE

Corona and the consequences for the furniture industry: ...

möbelschweiz

13.10.2020

Closed shops, unusual trade fairs and delivery bottlenecks – we spoke to Swiss dealers and manufacturers about the effects of the Corona crisis on the furniture industry. There have, however, also been positive developments. (DE only)

Swiss chair design through the decades

möbelschweiz

07.10.2020

A useful piece of furniture or a beloved design object? A chair can be many things. At the same time, it tells us something about the person who designed it, as well as the social and economic context of the times it was designed in. Take a seat! (DE

Material diversity and new production methods

möbelschweiz

16.07.2020

A lamp made from industrial waste or furniture made from mushrooms? The design world has long since discovered a multitude of new materials and innovative manufacturing methods. The results are both surprising and impressive. (DE and FR only)

Heimtextil: Green solutions in focus

Heimtextil

19.11.2019

Sustainability is a permanent focus of Heimtextil. In 2020, the leading innovation platform will provide numerous tools and specials on this issue.

Work away from Work, Stockholm: ERCO

Erco

15.10.2019

Flexible working in Swedish: Modern office locations with LED light from ERCO