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‘Tables are the closest thing to architecture’: Robin ...

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Simon Keane-Cowell

16.05.2024

At this past Salone, Architonic caught up with designer Robin Rizzini to explore his newest piece for Pedrali – Rizz, a sturdy yet light-looking table featuring four aluminum legs that rest elegantly in all kinds of spaces…

Swirling to the power of three: TwistFlush[e³] by Villeroy ...

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Nils Schellmann

15.05.2024

Due to their thoroughness, efficiency and ease of cleaning, vortex flushes are considered the most advanced flushing technology for toilets. With TwistFlush[e³], Villeroy & Boch has further developed such technology, especially for use in public

A modern reinterpretation of the classic tap: DÉCA by TONI ...

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Harriet Thorpe

14.05.2024

Born from BIG’s vision of a contemporary TONI Copenhagen faucet, DÉCA bridges the gap between tradition and modernity with a timeless, sculptural and versatile design that thrives in flexible settings.

Design Mumbai catapults India onto the global design stage

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Simon Keane-Cowell

09.05.2024

Taking place this 2024 from 6–9 November, India’s first design show is set to showcase hand-picked local and international industry leaders, all while capturing the creative energy and consumer power of the world’s fifth-biggest economy.

A new era of sustainable seating: Arper unveils Catifa Carta

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Harriet Thorpe

09.05.2024

Fully circular and made with pioneering materials, Catifa Carta is more than just a chair. It stands as a testament to Arper’s dedication to environmental responsibility, proving that creativity and sustainability can indeed coexist.

The latest smart solutions from Busch-Jaeger for secure ...

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Mareile Morawietz

07.05.2024

Constantly driven by innovation, electrical-installations specialist Busch-Jaeger has expanded its portfolio with a range of high-tech, user-friendly solutions that set new security standards for modern living.

Cassina’s iconic Utrecht XL armchair is reimagined for the ...

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Harriet Thorpe

07.05.2024

The emblematic Utrecht XL armchair – designed by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld – has taken over the outdoors, bringing with it a vibrant design that maintains a distinct graphic rhythm through the juxtaposition of orthogonal components.

An outdoor dining duo completes Cassina’s playful ...

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Harriet Thorpe

07.05.2024

Introducing a new table and chair, Patricia Urquiola’s modern Trampoline collection plays with lively shapes and hues to infuse a dynamic flair to any exterior space – where boredom finds no place.

A refined design for informal comfort: Esosoft Outdoor ...

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Harriet Thorpe

07.05.2024

Preserving the structural integrity of its indoor counterparts, the Esosoft Outdoor system designed by Antonio Citterio enhances open-air living with its inviting warmth and visual charm, now featuring new materials.

Urban squares that use play to bring people together

James Wormald

06.05.2024

All work and no play makes cities dull places to be. As well as inspiring joy through play, these four playgrounds set in centres of human interaction encourage communication, creativity and a connection with nature.

How to create outdoor kitchen designs for all tastes and ...

Claire Brodka

06.05.2024

In time for al fresco dining season, these kitchens from around the globe offer design inspiration that will help make the most out of every meal during the long summer days to come.

Boss Design: furnishing shared space with ...

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Emma Moore

02.05.2024

Amidst the bustling rhythm of modern life and flexible working patterns, Boss Design’s focus booth Frida emerges as an oasis for reflection, comfort and tranquility.

EGGER welcomes the new generation of wood

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EGGER

26.04.2024

Guided by climate-friendly principles since its inception, the wood used in EGGER chipboards has absorbed more CO₂ than is released during their production, enabling industry professionals to design sustainably without compromising on design and

Design responsibility in the era of social change at ...

Architonic

26.04.2024

The winners of the 'ICONIC AWARDS 2024: Interior Products' have been announced. The awards recognise pioneering product developments and sustainable approaches in product and furniture design.

It's Automatic: Dauphin unveils the flexible office ...

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Markus Hieke

23.04.2024

From Middle Franconia to the flex-desk world: how Dauphin has further developed the Indeed swivel chair family specifically for use at shared workspaces.

Top ten: curated projects that prompt external living with ...

James Wormald

22.04.2024

These ten properties, selected from the Architonic project archive, bring their outdoor areas to life either with secondary kitchen spaces or by eliminating the barriers between outdoors and in.

How to maximise the interior design value of a kitchen

Valentina Diaz

22.04.2024

These four kitchens elevate the interior design of their respective residences by taking on a central role. Featuring Markéta Bromová Architekti, Mistovia, Prior Barraclough and Ester Bruzkus Architekten.

Shaping moods: Reggiani and the stimulating effects of ...

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Emma Moore

18.04.2024

Light plays a pivotal role in architecture, influencing mood and behaviour. From retail to hospitality, Reggiani's Mood Pro LED lighting offers versatility, adjusting environments with warmth or brightness as needed.

The Heritage collection blends high-performance with ...

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Harriet Thorpe

17.04.2024

Living up to its ‘Made in Italy’ standard, the Heritage collection by porcelain stoneware expert Ceramiche Keope offers increased resistance and durability while capturing the visual allure, texture and narrative of the historically charged

Summa by Humanscale: an executive chair on the move

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Emma Moore

16.04.2024

Carefully engineered and fully adjustable, the contemporary Summa chair once again reveals Humanscale’s mission to furnish the ever-evolving workplace – all while boasting a refined, timeless aesthetic that exudes pure luxury.

Smart Conference: Humanscale’s essential ingredient to ...

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Emma Moore

16.04.2024

Crafted for the dynamic hybrid work landscape, Humanscale’s Smart Conference chair embodies maximum adaptability and comfort. It accommodates multiple users with ease, whether they’re working from home or in the office.

A creative coming together: Humanscale x Kvadrat

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Emma Moore

16.04.2024

It’s a perfect fit: Humanscale, expert in office furniture, joined forces with the innovative textile brand Kvadrat. Guided by eco-conscious principles, the iconic collaboration merges ergonomic technology with captivating aesthetics.

Timeless design icons by next125

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Harriet Thorpe

11.04.2024

Elevating German craftsmanship, next125's iconic kitchen designs earn praise for their functional sophistication and technological innovation.

Emotion meets practicality in kitchen design: next125

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Harriet Thorpe

11.04.2024

Emotion and practicality characterise next125's meticulously crafted kitchens, giving way to sophisticated yet highly functional environments.

'The Fireplace' sparks inspiration at Milan Design ...

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Harriet Thorpe

11.04.2024

Milan Design Week hosts innovation with 'The Fireplace' designed by architect Diébédo Francis Kéré. It's a blend of modern aesthetics and traditional warmth, in the spirit of next125.

Dynamic working environments of the future from Aeris

aeris

11.04.2024

The German manufacturer of active office furniture creates workplaces that make you want more even after the 9-to-5 marathon.

‘There are always ideas passing by. You need to grab ...

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Simon Keane-Cowell

10.04.2024

AMDL CIRCLE, the studio founded by the design legend Michele De Lucchi, has harnessed the innovative spirit and craftsmanship of Italian furniture manufacturer Mara to produce TYPO – a typology-shifting chair that celebrates serendipity.

'We see ergonomics as a wellness tool': Todd ...

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Simon Keane-Cowell

10.04.2024

Design meets wellness. That's the essence of Todd Bracher's collaboration with office-furniture specialist Humanscale, where form follows function in the pursuit of long-term health.

Fast stay one step ahead in the category of outdoor design

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Emma Moore

10.04.2024

Under a fresh creative vision, Fast is set to showcase its close affinity with nature at Milan’s Salone del Mobile, unveiling new collections that highlight the increasingly blurred boundary between indoor-outdoor living.

Transforming hospitality spaces with originality: Satelliet ...

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Tom Howells

09.04.2024

Satelliet's evolution in hospitality introduces Originals, collaborating with designers to create unique products, expand its portfolio and embrace a sustainable approach.

GROHE SPA crafts a water sanctuary at palazzo reale during ...

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Eirini Ilia

08.04.2024

GROHE SPA’S Aquatectures Installation for Milan Design Week 2024.

Let’s split up: multi-structure hotel experiences

James Wormald

08.04.2024

By separating function from facility, these four nature tourism experiences with detached structures encourage vacationers to get out of their hotel rooms and see the sites.

Delightfully uncomplicated: ray work from Brunner

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Nils Schellmann

08.04.2024

With ray work, Brunner, the contract furniture manufacturer from Baden, presents a universal swivel chair of astonishing simplicity. Instead of overwhelming functionality, above all it offers innovative design and maximum seating comfort – whether

Discover NEFF's kitchen innovations at Salone del ...

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Emma Moore

04.04.2024

At this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, NEFF will showcase appliances that bring both functionality and playfulness to the kitchen. Visit its Flavour District at EuroCucina or join remotely via live stream to take it all in.

Customise your kitchen appliances with the NEFF Collection ...

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Emma Moore

04.04.2024

The cooking journey is as significant as the outcome in the kitchen. Embracing this concept, the new NEFF Collection prioritises user experience by offering customisation and adaptability in its cutting-edge appliances.

The magic of the knot: kymo's new carpet world

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Julia Hauch

03.04.2024

Originality and naturalness are among the most important values of our time. With THE FINEST, kymo returns to its essence, combining the finest raw materials and time-honoured craftsmanship to create sensual works of art.

Illuminating spaces: MHZ's legacy in light control

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Tom Howells

01.04.2024

Beyond mere illumination, light shapes environments and influences mood. With a long history, MHZ understands the importance of intelligent lighting control. Today, the company is revolutionising solar protection and privacy with cutting-edge

Smarter pods for a smarter office

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James Wormald

25.03.2024

New smart work pods mark a digital evolution for hybrid offices.

Collaborative insights for more sustainable habitat design

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Sisse Bro

25.03.2024

On the south side of the city, the experimental building project Living Places Copenhagen stands as a proof of concept. Thanks to the open-mindedness and resoluteness of the partners involved, their common vision was made possible.

Milan Design Week 2024: fair and city guides are live!

Architonic

25.03.2024

Make the most of Milano with our curated fair and city guides – put together by our expert team of architects and designers to make sure you know exactly what to see and where to go.

Weaving ties between furniture, architecture and the city: ...

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Simon Keane-Cowell

21.03.2024

Renzo Piano's Istanbul Modern Museum becomes part of the city by embodying urban integration, combining architecture, design and Pedrali furniture to foster interconnections on a human scale.

Furnishing tomorrow’s office interiors with PALMBERG

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Mareile Morawietz

20.03.2024

Providing modern, versatile and ergonomically designed office furniture, PALMBERG was the clear choice to equip the NOI Techpark, a forward-thinking technological hub that envisions the work landscape of the future.

No bath-room: dismantling bath functionality myths

Valentina Diaz

18.03.2024

No longer confined to a closed, isolated and dimly lit area, these bathrooms are integrated into the broader domestic space. Featuring Nastia Mirzoyan, PuntoFilipino, Mesura and Balzar Arquitectos

Top ten: curated bathrooms with wood surfaces

James Wormald

18.03.2024

These carefully crafted bathrooms, restrooms, powder rooms and en-suites employ the natural colour and texture of wood to fill the facilities with warmth.

A tropical allure: the Guinea outdoor collection by Pedrali

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Architonic

14.03.2024

Living up to its name, the Guinea armchair, designed by CMP Design for Pedrali, finds its place in the open air, along the seafront, by the pool or on a ship’s deck…

Icons that endure: Maralunga, Soriana and 2 Fauteuil Grand ...

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Harriet Thorpe

14.03.2024

Preserving their original essence while evolving to meet modern standards, Cassina’s timeless classics remain as relevant and current than ever. The key is in continuous development, adaptation and creative thinking.   

Redefining contemporary living with Cassina's ...

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Harriet Thorpe

14.03.2024

Cassina is never shy about pushing boundaries. Its latest additions to its seating portfolio demonstrate a commitment to leading the way when it comes to comfort, innovative materials and the essence of contemporary living.

Cassina’s sofa systems: bridging heritage and innovation

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Harriet Thorpe

14.03.2024

Showcasing the finest of traditional Italian craftsmanship and simultaneously embracing innovation, Cassina’s sofas mirror the brand’s dedication to comfort, function and aesthetics – a rich fusion of heritage and future-proof production.

An all-British furniture collection bringing crafted comfort ...

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Emma Moore

12.03.2024

Soft furniture enhances social skills, fostering humanity in the workplace. The Lyndon collection by Boss Design, British-made, combines comfort and style, creating inviting office spaces for productivity and social engagement.

Crafting more from less with Triboo’s circular furniture ...

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Nick Compton

11.03.2024

Transforming waste into valuable circular furniture, Triboo is one step ahead in the journey towards an eco-conscious industry. Its recipe is a simple, yet radical one: less materials, less CO2, less waste.

Continuous innovation: Brunner Design News 2024

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Markus Hieke

05.03.2024

The ever-evolving nature of collaboration demands office spaces that can adapt cleverly – for example, by incorporating the latest products from the leading contract furniture manufacturer, Brunner.

Top Ten: curated projects that consider their ecological ...

Valentina Diaz

04.03.2024

These specially selected cultural, residential and hospitality projects completed in 2023 minimise their harmful impact by taking responsibility at different stages of the building process.

Sustainable bamboo installations that aren’t built to last

James Wormald

04.03.2024

These temporary pavilions, installations and public spaces use the speed, strength and structural capacity of bamboo to ensure they’re here for a good time, not a long time.

Hushoffice's updated lineup is all about office ...

Hushoffice

01.03.2024

The Hushoffice team is eager to present a collection of new furniture solutions that give the office more flexibility, giving employees more freedom.

Material innovation at the forefront: Surface Design Show ...

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Harriet Thorpe

29.02.2024

A captivating and immersive exploration of the latest trends and materials, this year’s Surface Design Show was the place to be for interior designers and architects looking to stay one step ahead in the field.

Stockholm Design Week 2024: the northern highlights

Simon Keane-Cowell

21.02.2024

There was strength (and warmth) in numbers at this year’s Stockholm Design Week and Stockholm Furniture Fair.

Making architecture work: offices with structural shells

Valentina Diaz

19.02.2024

These four office designs use pre-existing buildings as formgiving architectural cocoons. Featuring Leopold Banchini Architects, Fontego Architettura, HUMANSCAPE and Klaarchitectuur.

Top ten: curated offices with light-giving atriums

James Wormald

19.02.2024

These specially selected office spaces bring employees together across expansive workplaces, aiding communication, collaboration and mental health.

Virtual brand spaces: exploring the visual worlds of ...

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Markus Hieke

15.02.2024

On behalf of the young bathroom brand FOR, the CGI experts of Danthree Studio once again artfully bring products and brand spaces to life in a universe of their own.

With Signa, the bathroom is perfectly organised!

Bodenschatz

13.02.2024

For the new Signa bathroom accessories line, the Swiss manufacturer Bodenschatz has researched rituals and needs and developed sophisticated solutions for bathroom organisation.

Feel the difference: EGGER Decorative Collection 24+

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Markus Hieke

13.02.2024

Under the motto ‘Time for more’, the internationally active wood-based materials specialist based in Austria has updated its much-appreciated collection for furniture and interior design, including new planning tools.

Keeping home automation simple, yet refined with Basalte

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Emma Moore

12.02.2024

There’s no going back; modern homes are increasingly embracing technology and automation. Belgian brand Basalte, however, proves that smart interiors don’t have to sacrifice good, sophisticated design in the process.

Cosentino's long-living, ultra-compacted surfaces

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Emma Moore

06.02.2024

Whatever the project, whether inside or out, Spanish surface specialist Cosentino's versatile Dekton surfaces are guaranteed to keep working hard for 25 years.

Cosentino's creative finishes are a playground for ...

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Emma Moore

06.02.2024

From Missouri to Madrid, Cosentino's high-quality sustainable surfaces offer architects a wide diversity of creative and functional choices, enabling their elaborate visions to spring into reality.

Cosentino: a fantastical facade for Tel Aviv’s Toha Tower

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Emma Moore

06.02.2024

Ron Arad's sculpturally spectacular Toha Tower was made possible by Cosentino's innovative ultra-compact Dekton stone, which was utilised to dramatic effect on the Tel Aviv project.

How to maximise facades in wall-to-wall architecture

Valentina Diaz

05.02.2024

Even within tighter than usual confines, these structures prove that a building situated between two existing ones doesn't have to result in an unremarkable design. Featuring Ahmed Hossman Saafan, Notan Office, Pepe Ramirez and Iterare Arquitectura.

Layer up: multi-purpose buildings with multi-layered facade ...

James Wormald

05.02.2024

These recent projects use open and layered facades to protect themselves while wearing history and purpose on their sleeves. Featuring c+d Design Center, allmannwappner, PAU – Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and Wutopia Lab.

Of magical effects, quiet design and uniqueness

Light + Building

05.02.2024

The style experts bora.herke.palmisano. have identified three relevant trends for 2024/25, which will be highlighted at Light + Building.

German Design Awards 2024 announce the winners of a ...

Rat für Formgebung

02.02.2024

Celebrating the winners of the German Design Awards 2024

Infusing elegance into the open-air world with Minotti’s ...

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Harriet Thorpe

01.02.2024

Catering to the rising interest in open-air living, Italian furniture brand Minotti has expanded its outdoor collection, introducing versatile furnishing pieces that bring personality and sophistication to a myriad of exterior settings.

BoConcept: designed to share

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Sisse Bro

25.01.2024

Utilising collections from his collaboration with BoConcept, renowned designer Karim Rashid has brought his trademark organic fluid forms to a new residential timeshare project in London.

Big benefits with BoConcept

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Sisse Bro

25.01.2024

Nawabari, the result of a recent collaboration with BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, is just the latest example of BoConcept's long practice of partnering with experts in the field of architecture and design.

BoConcept: trust, quality and consistency

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Sisse Bro

25.01.2024

With a track record spanning over 70 years and worldwide reach, Danish design brand BoConcept is a trusted partner for architects and specifiers serving the international contract market.

Inter-species residences: houses for plants, animals and ...

Valentina Diaz

22.01.2024

By considering the spatial needs of their co-habitants, these projects create a purposeful architectural environment to elevate their domestic experience. Featuring Nendo, Estudio Guto Requena, EKAR and Hiroyasu Imai.

Boxed in: rectilinear architecture gets back its edge

James Wormald

22.01.2024

These four square-edged homes and residential projects prove boxy doesn’t have to mean boring with unique and characterful takes on geometricised architecture. Featuring one-aftr, QBO3 Arquitectos, Plan:b arquitectos and WE-S architecten.

The architect’s appliance brand: Gaggenau

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Emma Moore

18.01.2024

Crafting appliances that are both practical and aesthetically pleasing, Gaggenau caters to both end users and architects – a commitment that extends to the brand's services, too...

Redefining luxury in the contemporary kitchen with ...

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Emma Moore

18.01.2024

Unobtrusive yet transformative, Gaggenau’s Essential Induction explores the new meaning of luxury. A cooktop and worktop combine in a unified culinary canvas; one that captivates without screaming for attention.

A revolution in kitchen technology: Gaggenau’s invisible ...

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Emma Moore

18.01.2024

Blending architectural finesse with cutting-edge technology, Gaggenau’s latest cooktop innovation becomes practically invisible in the kitchen. It’s all about embracing the essence of cooking without unnecessary distractions…

Tales of textures and colours: Casamance’s latest ...

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Tom Howells

17.01.2024

With captivating hues, geometric patterns and textures, the newest wallcovering and fabric collections by Casamance bring a range of immersive atmospheres to contemporary spaces, offering tranquillity or eye-catching maximalism…

Seating as a social catalyst: Hew by Parla

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Harriet Thorpe

16.01.2024

At times, all it takes is a thoughtfully crafted sofa, bench or armchair to spark connections. Parla’s Hew seating collection embodies this concept, providing the necessary comfort and adaptability to cultivate all kinds of social interactions…

Time for character: PerfectSense® Omnipore Matt by EGGER

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EGGER

15.01.2024

TM12 PerfectSense® Omnipore Matt – part of EGGER's Decorative Collection 24+ available from February – is a textured new surface with a natural and exquisite appearance, enabling more colour depth with its reduced reflection thanks to a matt

VELUX: Calling all students of architecture!

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VELUX Group

11.01.2024

‘Daylight makes us aware of the spaces that we find ourselves in every day,’ says Louise Grønlund, winner of the International VELUX Award in 2006. For the 2024 edition, architecture students are again invited to submit future-focused,

Tread lightly: shoe stores with brand-focused lighting ...

James Wormald

08.01.2024

With lighting as bold as their architectural concepts, these fashion-led sneaker stores run away from convention. Featuring SAKUMEISHIMA, NiiiZ Design Lab, Various Associates and Studio Animal.

Four restaurant interiors that serve up texture

Claire Brodka

05.01.2024

When it comes to flavour, these projects from Europe and the United States don't just stick to the menu. Instead, a clever blend of materials transforms them into experiential spaces that entice patrons to linger a little longer.

Greening, shading and watering

Swissbau

02.01.2024

Cities and housing developers react sensitively to heatwaves and are making more and more room for cooling measures in their planning. Here are a few insights from Basel and Zurich.


Heimtextil 2024: fully booked Carpets & Rugs hall with ...

Heimtextil

22.12.2023

The global carpet industry is on the move – in the direction of Frankfurt.

End of Year Team Picks: the architecture and design stories ...

James Wormald

21.12.2023

In this special edition of Team Picks, we showcase the must-see projects and articles you may have missed in 2023. Featuring projects that de-urbanise the city, a treetop walk that urbanises nature and a therapeutic chair to sit back and enjoy it

Building must become easier again

Swissbau

20.12.2023

Living space is scarce and the situation is getting worse. There is no simple solution in sight, the positions seem too contradictory. Swissbau 2024 is dedicated to the topic and possible solutions.

Heimtextil 2024: textile innovations for new challenges in ...

Heimtextil

19.12.2023

Between New Work, Healing Hospital, Outdoor Spaces and Sustainability: what are the key challenges in contract design and what do future-proof textile solutions look like? Heimtextil will provide answers to these questions from 9 to 12 January 2024

Natural beauty and technical mastery: the latest ...

Brand story

Tom Howells

19.12.2023

Evoking the essence of nature while embracing the technical aspects of porcelain, Italian ceramics expert Casalgrande Padana has introduced five stoneware tile collections that are as aesthetically captivating as they are practical…

Editor's Letter – December 2023

Simon Keane-Cowell

14.12.2023

Me and you and everyone we know. That was 2023.

Trends, inspiration, networking and the latest functional ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

14.12.2023

At Heimtextil from 9 to 12 January 2024, textile innovations, materials, interior design and trends can all be experienced under one roof.

Winners of the Best Pivot Door Contest 2023

FritsJurgens

13.12.2023

FritsJurgens proudly presents the winning projects of the Best Pivot Door Contest 2023, selected by an independent jury of last year's winners. The levels of sophistication and intricate detailing demonstrate unparalleled technical precision and

Sharjah Architecture Triennial 2023 explores creative ...

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Eirini Ilia

13.12.2023

The highly anticipated second edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial, themed ‘The Beauty of Impermanence: An Architecture of Adaptability,’ arrives to captivate audiences until March 10, 2024.

Architonic stories of the year 2023: Products

James Wormald

13.12.2023

A retrospective collation of the most popular product-referencing stories from Architonic’s magazine section. Featuring doorways, coffee tables, electric alternatives, terrazzo and cork.

Architonic stories of the year 2023: Projects

James Wormald

12.12.2023

These most popular project-referencing stories from Architonic’s magazine feature micro-offices, playful bathrooms and nature-set spas as well as examples of how to successfully create facade-inspired surfaces and timeless interiors.

Understated elegance meets enchanting glass art

Light + Building

12.12.2023

Lighting at Light + Building 2024 is a veritable treasure trove. Experts will present innovative lighting concepts for a host of indoor and outdoor situations.

Quiet please: worldwide libraries that speak up for their ...

Brand story

James Wormald

11.12.2023

These libraries-turned-community centres quietly go about their business, revitalising community action from East to West. Featuring Schwartz/Silver Architects, Yemail Arquitectura, 3andwich Design / He Wei Studio and KOKUYO

Hotspot for design and new workspaces: Ambiente 2024

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Tanja Pabelick

11.12.2023

As the largest consumer goods fair and one of the first globally relevant design events of the year, Ambiente is also a trend seismograph. In 2024, it will focus on new workspaces – and bring designers and producers even closer together with new

Architonic projects of the year 2023: Commercial

James Wormald

07.12.2023

Our annual review of the most popular commercial buildings and spaces in Architonic’s project database. Featuring weStudio, EFFEKT, Aaksen Responsible Aarchitecture, KAAN Architecten and Studiolada Architectes.

The International VELUX Award 2024 jury announced

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VELUX Group

07.12.2023

Danish daylight specialist VELUX has announced the jury for its prestigious International VELUX Award 2024, a daylight design competition for architecture students. Registration closes on 1 April 2024, so don't miss out. Find out more in the video…

Architonic projects of the year 2023: Residential

James Wormald

05.12.2023

Our annual review of the most popular new living spaces in Architonic’s project database. Featuring Child Studio, Plus One Architects, Luke Moloney Architecture, Objektor Architekti and AKZ Architectura.

Haworth: the art and science of sitting well

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Haworth

05.12.2023

In the world of work, office-based chair users suffer disproportionately from the phenomenon of LBP, or lower back pain. Luckily, part of global office brand Haworth's mission is to ensure they need not just sit back and accept it…

Steelcase: Human-centred seating design

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Emma Moore

04.12.2023

Workplace expert Steelcase takes the biomechanics of sitting very seriously, conducting four years of movement studies involving four different universities and 27 scientists…

Let it glow: diffused table lamps that cosify the dark

James Wormald

04.12.2023

With soft, ambient lighting positioned in the corners of a room, the diffused and patterned glow from these selected table lamps brings the cosy warmth we need for winter hibernation.

Stories of Amsterdam with balcony glazing from Solarlux

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Julia Hauch

30.11.2023

Bright, transparent living areas, protective balcony glazing that visually dissolves, floating gardens and energy-efficient technologies – how the ‘Stories’ timber hybrid building in Amsterdam is making sustainability history.

An industrial landmark offering new perspectives

Brand story

Julia Hauch

30.11.2023

The sensitive refurbishment of a former grain testing warehouse on the Spandau shipping canal in Berlin revives the historic charm of the building, opening it up to contemporary use.

Small sketches, big ideas – 40 years of window and facade ...

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Julia Hauch

30.11.2023

Four decades ago, friends Herbert Holtgreife and Heinz-Theo Ebbert played around with the idea of how to fold glass. Ever since, their company Solarlux has been optimising the light in our work and living spaces.

Team Picks: the architecture and design stories we loved in ...

Architonic

29.11.2023

In this monthly format, we bring you the must-see projects and articles you may have missed over the last four weeks on Architonic. Featured in November: private and public spaces for the senses, a reimagined architecture archetype and an exclusive

A concrete landscape for the modern home: Fusto by ...

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Mark C. O'Flaherty

29.11.2023

While drawing inspiration from classical architecture, Forma&Cemento’s Fusto collection celebrates versatility, brutalism and the endless variations of concrete, creating a new domestic landscape of expressive forms, textures and colours.

Bette does time at the Wilmina Hotel, a former prison

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Simon Keane-Cowell

28.11.2023

With elegant, tailor-made bathroom products, Bette has helped Grüntuch Ernst Architekten transform one of the most unlikely places to find high-class hospitality – a former prison – into a luxury hotel.

How to design a hardworking kitchen island

James Wormald

28.11.2023

Levelling up storage, counter space and social interaction in the open-plan, the multi-functional kitchen island performs many roles in the modern home.

Dreaming in colour: Villeroy & Boch

Brand story

Markus Hieke

28.11.2023

Villeroy & Boch's comprehensive collections also include vibrant colour options for more lively, luxurious and engaging bathroom experiences.

New homes in Brazil that encourage indoor-outdoor living

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Claire Brodka

27.11.2023

These four contemporary residential projects usher their residents outside with strategic open floor plans, attractive exterior spaces and plenty of greenery.

Rethinking brick at Dutch Design Week 2023

Claire Brodka

24.11.2023

Material innovation has become well established as a guiding principle of contemporary design. But in Eindhoven, one tried-and-tested building element in particular received not one, but multiple original modernisations.

Nebulis by Forestier: new lighting from centuries-old ...

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Emma Moore

23.11.2023

French lighting brand Forestier leverages the natural qualities of silk with innovative manufacturing techniques to create its sculptural, gossamer-light Nebulis family of luminaires.

Ambiente 2024 reveals exciting features

Ambiente

22.11.2023

Ambiente 2024 marks new beginnings that stimulate inspiration.

Transforming the shape of things: Nawabari by BoConcept and ...

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BoConcept

22.11.2023

With both a name and a design inspired by the Japanese art form of binding with ropes, Nawabari is the product of an exciting collaboration between two Danish design giants, BoConcept and BIG. Watch the video to find out more…

Reflective surfaces in retail spaces

Peter Smisek

22.11.2023

Tasked with creating experiential retail spaces that attract and engage potential customers, interior designers and architects today have a range of tools at their disposal. Not least among them, shiny ones…

The complex evolution of the iconic egg chair

James Wormald

21.11.2023

The simple elliptical form of an egg – and its cosy interior – has inspired designers such as Eero Saarinen, Arne Jacobsen and Eero Aarnio to create some of the most iconic chairs of the past century.

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