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Turn on bathroom spaces with distinctive designer tapware

James Wormald


By complementing bathroom surfaces and fixtures with striking fittings, designers can create characterful sanitary spaces without overloading them with decoration.

The switch to outdoor living with Cassina’s Carlotta ...

Emma Moore


Cassina's new Carlotta outdoor armchair by Afra and Tobia Scarpa is the refined partner of the 1967 model of the same name – for outdoor spaces that are as sophisticated and modern as their interior counterparts...

Life’s a beach: Duravit

Mareile Morawietz


Duravit’s New England-inspired Cape Cod series by Philippe Starck not only harmonises neatly with its other collections, it delivers big on solutions for small spaces.

Isle of Avalon: CTO Lighting

Emma Moore


CTO Lighting celebrates the British craftsmanship and tradition at the core of its collections – and nowhere more so than in its new luminaire family named after Arthurian legend.

Computer as creator: Artificial intelligence in furniture ...



Artificial intelligence is increasingly relevant, but what does it mean for the design sector? A look at experimental approaches and the first chair produced in series by man and machine. (DE / FR only)

Royal Flush: Duravit SensoWash®

Barbara Jahn-Rösel


The German sanitary manufacturer DURAVIT and Philippe Starck take the shower-toilet to the next level in terms of aesthetics and functionality. Clean design for ultimate cleanliness.

70 and going strong: Kartell

Alyn Griffiths


Still creating after all these years: the iconic Italian brand KARTELL celebrates its 70th-anniversary, launching a new collection of designs for residential and contract settings.




With the Salone del Mobile Milano fast approaching, there's no better time to reveal the premier league of creative minds that shape the design world today.

Material Tendencies: Philippe Starck

Anita Hackethal


Rather than trying to create beautiful objects, the French designer and architect considers it his duty to invent things that make life better for the largest number of people possible. He believes that the existence of an object is only justified

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