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    Material Tendencies: Fabio Novembre

    Anita Hackethal

    26.06.2017

    Italian architect and designer Fabio Novembre describes himself as a wise monkey that feels at home in the jungle. Maybe this is why some of his works err on the wild side.

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    Material Tendencies: Khodi Feiz

    Anita Hackethal

    17.06.2017

    In a recent interview, Architonic spoke to industrial designer Khodi Feiz, who was born in Iran and grew up in the US. With his small studio, based in Amsterdam, Feiz is specialized in furniture design and consumer technologies.

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    Material Tendencies: Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance

    Anita Hackethal

    05.06.2017

    Originally educated as a sculptor, French Furniture and Interior Designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance wants to connect people with their environments through his designs.

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    Material Tendencies: Maarten Baas

    Anita Hackethal

    22.05.2017

    Informed by a storytelling approach, the work of Dutch designer Maarten Baas links elements of design, art and theatre.

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    Material Tendencies: Jun Aizaki of Crème

    Anita Hackethal

    08.05.2017

    Continuing our series Material Tendencies, we spoke with Jun Aizaki, the owner and principal of CRÈME / Jun Aizaki Architecture & Design, a creative design agency based in Brooklyn.

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    Leading Designers tell Architonic what is their Superpower

    Anita Hackethal

    24.04.2017

    If design is your trade, there's a batch of super skills you need in your possession.

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    Material Tendencies: Todd Bracher

    Anita Hackethal

    18.04.2017

    Design is about communicating the human experience. This is what drives Brooklyn-based industrial designer and educator Todd Bracher.

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    Material Tendencies: Stefano Giovannoni

    Anita Hackethal

    27.03.2017

    Blurring the boundaries between art and design, the work of Italian designer Stefano Giovannoni always tells a story.

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    Material Tendencies: Alfredo Häberli

    Anita Hackethal

    19.03.2017

    Born in Buenos Aires, industrial designer Alfredo Häberli found his home in Zürich, where he has been running his own studio for over 25 years.

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    Material Tendencies: Neri & Hu

    Anita Hackethal

    05.03.2017

    A city does not have a future without culture. So says Lyndon Neri, founding partner of Shanghai-based architectural-design practice Neri & Hu, in a recent conversation with Architonic.

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    Material Tendencies: Morten Schmidt

    Anita Hackethal

    20.02.2017

    A building revolves around people. This is the focal point of Danish Architecture practice Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s work.

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    Material Tendencies: Claesson Koivisto Rune

    Anita Hackethal

    23.01.2017

    Swedish trio of architects Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune apply their creative skills not only in the designing of buildings, furniture, lighting and smaller objects, but also in the development of accompanying business processes.

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    Material Tendencies: Oki Sato of nendo

    Anita Hackethal

    15.01.2017

    Oki Sato, founder of Japanese design studio nendo, likes to create objects that generate a story and make people smile.

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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: Jeanne Gang

    Anita Hackethal

    15.12.2016

    Shifting the focus of our ongoing Material Tendencies series, to take in the perspective of the architect, Architonic recently met up with Jeanne Gang, founder of Chicago-based architecture and design firm Studio Gang.

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    Material Tendencies: Ineke Hans

    Anita Hackethal

    14.12.2016

    Currently living in London, Dutch designer Ineke Hans spoke with us about the materials she particularly favours right now.

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    Material Tendencies: Arik Levy

    Anita Hackethal

    08.12.2016

    Constantly creating, Paris-based designer and artist Arik Levy says that he ‘thinks with his heart and feels with his brain’.

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    Material Tendencies: Alain Gilles

    Anita Hackethal

    14.11.2016

    After working in the financial world for five years, Alain Gilles decided to follow his actual passion and go back to studying industrial design in France.

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    Material Tendencies: Benjamin Hubert

    Anita Hackethal

    17.10.2016

    The young, experience-driven industrial designer likes to create things that people would like to live with on a daily basis.

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    Material Tendencies: Piero Lissoni

    Anita Hackethal

    11.10.2016

    In the latest installment of our Architonic Material Tendencies series, we speak to Piero Lissoni, whose works represent a broad spectrum of interest – from architecture, interiors and furniture design through to graphics, photography and art

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    Material Tendencies: Konstantin Grcic

    Anita Hackethal

    17.09.2016

    Konstantin Grcic is renowned for the precision, care, and formal rigour he brings to the design process. His work expresses, above all, simplicity and functionality.

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    Material Tendencies: Giulio Iacchetti

    Anita Hackethal

    08.09.2016

    Giulio Iacchetti likes to invent new objects that link to what already exists in people’s minds, yet not losing the element of surprise.

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    Material Tendencies: Werner Aisslinger

    Anita Hackethal

    22.08.2016

    The experimental use of new materials distinguishes the work of Werner Aisslinger, a designer who likes to dive into different territories and who transforms his discoveries into a new context within the field of design.

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    Material Tendencies: Jean-Marie Massaud

    Anita Hackethal

    16.08.2016

    Jean-Marie Massaud’s work marries, on the one hand, strong high-tech qualities with timeless elegance, lightness and warm comfort on the other.

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    Material Tendencies: Jaime Hayon

    Anita Hackethal

    25.07.2016

    Jaime Hayon likes to tell stories. Decorative and playful, but in a subtle way, his work reflects his curiosity and joy, informed by an approach that might be described as somewhat whimsical.

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    Material Tendencies: Marcel Wanders

    Anita Hackethal

    20.06.2016

    Marcel Wanders' designs are aimed squarely at the head and the heart. Functional, yet at the same time poetic and entertaining, the Dutch designer never fails to surprise his audience.

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    Architonic Speakeasy Disco Night in NYC 2016

    Anita Hackethal

    29.05.2016

    Architonic once again was hosting its Speakeasy night in New York, on the occasion of the ICFF, North America's big-top international design event.

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    Material Tendencies: Karim Rashid

    Anita Hackethal

    04.05.2016

    Whether it is a space, product, fashion item or an ornamentation, Karim Rashid’s work is very distinctive: an ultra-bright empire of colour and organic shapes.

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    Material Tendencies: Jasper Morrison

    Anita Hackethal

    25.04.2016

    Fresh back from Milan Design Week, with pockets full of news and valuable insights, we start off with this exclusive interview with Jasper Morrison. Continuing our series of articles on Material Tendencies, we spoke to the British designer who has

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    Material Tendencies: Michele de Lucchi

    Anita Hackethal

    30.03.2016

    The work of Italian architect and designer Michele de Lucchi reflects his enquiring mind and breadth of interest. His portfolio includes a number of private and public projects in the fields of architecture, technology, design and crafts.

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    Material Tendencies: Doshi Levien

    Anita Hackethal

    22.03.2016

    The work of London-based design practice Doshi Levien celebrate a hybrid of different worlds, bringing together cultural diversity and showing the interplay between industrial design and traditional craftsmanship.

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    Material Tendencies: Front

    Anita Hackethal

    29.02.2016

    Swedish design duo Front realise their fantasies by creating design objects that are often surprising and somewhat irritating at first sight.

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    Material Tendencies: Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby

    Anita Hackethal

    22.02.2016

    Established in 1996, British design duo Barber & Osgerby have worked across a variety of disciplines, including industrial design, interiors, architecture and site-specific installations.

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    Material Tendencies: Eugeni Quitllet

    Anita Hackethal

    26.01.2016

    Describing himself as a ‘Disoñador’, a combination of the Spanish words designer and dreamer, Eugeni Quitllet likes to enter another dimension when designing objects and furniture. He believes that there should always be something magical in the

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    Material Tendencies: Michael Young

    Anita Hackethal

    14.12.2015

    Looking for a new journey, Michael Young moved to Hong Kong in 2006 where he was quickly intrigued by the highly evolved engineering skills and manufacturing opportunities. With a spirit of industrial adventure, the British designer likes to explore

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    Material Tendencies: Färg & Blanche

    Anita Hackethal

    30.11.2015

    Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche like to combine industrial production and exclusive handcraft. The works of the Swedish-French design duo often have a tailored, yet playful, touch – showing that their experiments, in particular in textiles,

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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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    Material Tendencies: Tom Strala

    Anita Hackethal

    08.11.2015

    Motivated by his love of research in the pursuit of the essence of matter, the trained Swiss architect Tom Strala probes the limits of various materials in the course of his experiments. His timeless objects conceived with attention to the tiniest

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    Material Tendencies: Stefan Diez

    Anita Hackethal

    19.10.2015

    As both the industrial designer and trained cabinet-maker, Stefan Diez’s concern with objects is based more than anything on how they are made. His approach to design is guided by a desire to process material as constructively and intelligently as

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    Material Tendencies: Sebastian Herkner

    Anita Hackethal

    21.09.2015

    The young German designer’s extraordinary feel for material and colour combinations allows him to bring out the value and character of different materials. In doing so, he marries - often in collaboration with traditional manufacturers – classic

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    Material Tendencies: Scholten & Baijings

    Anita Hackethal

    08.09.2015

    The works of Dutch design duo Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings embody the distinctive identity the couple is known for: colour, gradual hues, transparency, layers and geometric patterns and grids, yet with a very gentle and delicate appearance.

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    Material Tendencies: Tom Dixon

    Anita Hackethal

    31.08.2015

    Continuously diving into new worlds and unusual experiences, Tom Dixon likes to design from a naive, inexperienced perspective. His eponymous brand – a British design and manufacturing company of lighting and furniture, established in 2002 –

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    Material Tendencies: Richard Hutten

    Anita Hackethal

    22.07.2015

    Richard Hutten is known for his playful approach to design. Always wondering how he might add something fresh and unusual, his aim is to create new possibilities to the already existing. His works reflect his personal signature, which might be

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    Material Tendencies: Philippe Starck

    Anita Hackethal

    23.06.2015

    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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    Material Tendencies: Ross Lovegrove

    Anita Hackethal

    26.05.2015

    The design works of Ross Lovegrove maintain a trinity between technology, materials science and intelligent organic forms and structures that nature has evolved. Lovegrove likes to push the boundaries of rapidly developing technologies and enjoys the

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    Material Tendencies

    Anita Hackethal

    13.05.2015

    Being up to date on the latest materials and trends in architecture and design in an international context is definitely a benefit. In the creative sector, this can even play a decisive role in daily design operations.

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