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Future-proofed: Brunner's Innovation Factory

Brand story

Julia Hauch

15.10.2020

Award-winning architectural office HENN has translated contract-furniture specialist BRUNNER’s values into a tangible, physical form. Step inside its Innovation Factory.

Architonic Trend Analysis | Top Carpet Brands 2017

Architonic

17.10.2019

On behalf of Domotex, we took a look the carpet market and conducted a series of trend analyses.

Material Tendencies: Sir Peter Cook

Anita Hackethal

14.02.2018

Our team chatted with the cheerful and somewhat cynical soul Sir Peter Cook. Having taught architecture for over fifty years, the British architect, lecturer and writer has played a pivotal role within the global architectural world.

Top 10 Sofas at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2018

Architonic

18.01.2018

The analysis of our daily users' behaviour gives us an insight into developments in the architecture and design markets, which we would like to share with our community.

Top 20 Armchairs at imm cologne 2018

Architonic

05.01.2018

The analysis of our daily users' behaviour gives us an insight into developments in the architecture and design markets, which we would like to share with our community.

Designers' Top 10 Materials 2017

Anita Hackethal

09.10.2017

Material availability and faculty are quantifiable factors in defining architects’ and designers’ material choices, when based on physical, economical and practical rationales.

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 are on the wild side.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Architonic Trend Analysis | Top 100 Italian Brands

Architonic

27.03.2017

ARCHITONIC TOP 100 DESIGNERS 2016/17

Architonic

20.03.2017

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: 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.

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.

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.

Architects’ top brands

Architonic

03.02.2017

The most popular manufacturers in the bathroom, bathroom fittings, bathroom floors and surface areas.

TOP 10 FREE-STANDING LIGHTS

Architonic

27.01.2017

With the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair set to open its doors to visitors of its 2017 edition, we've identified the Top 10 most-popular free-standing lights on architonic.com from SFF 2017 exhibitors.

TOP 10 CHAIRS

Architonic

27.01.2017

For the 2017 edition of the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, we've identified the Top 10 most-popular new chairs on architonic.com from SFF 2017 exhibitors.

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.

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.

TOP 10 FRENCH BRANDS LISTED IN VIRTUAL SHOWROOMS

Architonic

09.01.2017

With Maison&Objet Paris opening its doors next week, what better time to take a look at the most-listed French brands across Architonic Virtual Showrooms?

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

TOP 10 DRINKS CABINETS

Architonic

06.01.2017

For imm cologne 2017, we have identified the Top 10 most-popular drinks cabinets on architonic.com from imm cologne 2017 exhibitors.

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.

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.

TOP 20 BLACK CURTAIN MATERIALS WITH PATTERN AT HEIMTEXTIL ...

Architonic

13.12.2016

With Heimtextil 2017 fast approaching, Architonic has identified the Top 20 most-popular black curtain materials on architonic.com from Heimtextil exhibitors.

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’.

Top 10 Glass Doors at BAU 2017

Architonic

01.12.2016

With BAU 2017 around the corner, Architonic has identified the Top 10 most-popular glass doors on architonic.com from BAU 2017 exhibitors.

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.

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.

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

TOP 10 LOUNGE CHAIRS AT ORGATEC 2016

Architonic

10.10.2016

For Orgatec 2016, we have identified the top 10 most popular lounge chairs on architonic.com from Orgatec 2016 exhibitors.

Material Tendencies: Dimitri Bähler

Christian Kuhn

03.10.2016

Good things come to those who wait. This certainly applies to the process behind Dimitri Bähler's ‘Volumes, Patterns, Textures and Colors’ – a collection of minimalistic bowls, vases and holders, which has just earned the Swiss designer the

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.

ARCHITONIC SPECIAL CERSAIE 2016

Architonic

13.09.2016

On the occasion of the Cersaie in Bologna, 26–30 September 2016, we are continuing our Architonic Trend Analysis series and introducing the top brands in the industry to you here.

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.

ARCHITONIC TOP 20 DESIGNERS + BRANDS IN UK

Architonic

02.09.2016

To mark this year's edition of the London Design Festival, we've compiled – as part of our ongoing Architonic Trend Analysis series – a Top 20 listing of UK-based brands and designers.

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.

ARCHITONIC TOP 20 DESIGNERS + BRANDS IN FRANCE

Architonic

17.08.2016

To mark the September edition of Maison&Objet in Paris, which runs from 2 to 6 September, we reveal our latest Architonic ranking – the Top 20 designers and brands based in France, as searched for actively on architonic.com.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Material Tendencies: Odosdesign

Architonic

04.05.2016

Founded in 2005 by Luis Calabuig, María Mengual and Ana Segovia, the comprehensive design agency Odosdesign focuses on product design and visual strategy.

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

ARCHITONIC TOP 200 DESIGNERS 2015

Architonic

30.03.2016

Ranging from living legends to young talents who are already having an impact on the market: Architonic’s new Top 200 Designers ranking foregrounds the most popular designers and architects that users of architonic.com have actively searched for

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.

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.

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.

Architonic Top 20 Lighting Brands 2015

Architonic

29.02.2016

On the occasion of the Light+Building 2016 in Frankfurt, taking place from March 13-18th, we are following up with Architonic’s ranking of the Top Brands, this time drawing special attention to the big hitters when it comes to Lighting Brands.

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.

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

Architonic Market Report 2015

Architonic

15.12.2015

Architonic continuously checks the pulse of the markets. Our team visited the key trade shows and design events this autumn to meet the top design brands.

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

Architonic Top 200 Brands 2015

Architonic

13.12.2015

The end of the year is a good time to look back and reflect on important trends and developments. Our ongoing Architonic Trend Analysis series has collected traffic information over the course of 2015 in order to offer you valuable insights into the

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,

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

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

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

Architonic Ceramics Special Cersaie 2015

Simon Keane-Cowell

15.10.2015

The leading international trade fair for ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings, Cersaie, offers the perfect opportunity to cast an analytical eye over current trends in these two branches.

Architonic Top 10 Home Furniture 2015

Architonic

08.10.2015

Unveiled at this year's edition of the London Design Festival, our latest slice of Architonic Trend Analysis reveals the big hitters when it comes to home furniture.

Architonic Top 10 Furniture Brands 2015

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.10.2015

Unveiled at this year's edition of the London Design Festival, our latest slice of Architonic Trend Analysis reveals the big hitters when it comes to furniture brands.

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

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.

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 –

Architonic Top 20 Designers 2014

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.07.2015

What constitutes design? It’s an age-old question, which, in response, throws up a raft of terms, including product, process and, of course, designer.

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

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

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

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.

Architonic Top 10 North American Design Brands 2014-2015

Simon Keane-Cowell

05.05.2015

North America. It may be the new world to some but Architonic's latest installment in its ongoing Architonic Trend Analysis series – North American Design Brands 2014–2015 – reveals a ranking headed up by a number of manufacturers with

Architonic Top 10 Space Typologies 2014

Simon Keane-Cowell

26.04.2015

It might be the final frontier, but it's also close to our hearts. Space. On Architonic, we present a considered edit of the most notable reference projects out there, intelligently cross-linking these with products and profiles to give you the best

Architonic Top 20 Materials 2014

Architonic

13.04.2015

Our new Architonic Trend Analysis series is anything but immaterial. Hence our look at materials and their relative popularity – by active text-search on architonic.com – over the past three years.

Architonic Top 10 Sanitary Brands 2014

Simon Keane-Cowell

13.04.2015

Which brands have cleaned up when it comes the most searched-for sanitary-ware manufacturers on architonic.com?

The Intelligence: Architonic’s Trend Analysis series

Simon Keane-Cowell

31.03.2015

It’s natural to compare. We all do it. Call it human nature. When such sizing-up is motivated by dissatisfaction or inadequacy, it’s probably not such a healthy activity. But if it’s underpinned by a desire to take stock, to see where you stand