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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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      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.

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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 are 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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      Architonic Trend Analysis | Top 100 Italian Brands

      Architonic

      27.03.2017

      This presentation is based solely on traffic information collected on architonic.com. All statistics and rankings shown in this article are based on the number of relevant search queries entered in the text-search field on architonic.com (‘by text

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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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      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.

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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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      Architects’ top brands

      Architonic

      03.02.2017

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

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      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.

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      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.

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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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      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?

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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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      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.

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      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.

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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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      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.

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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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      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.

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      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

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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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      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.

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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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      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.

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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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      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.

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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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      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: 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.

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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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      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

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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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      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.

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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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      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.

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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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      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

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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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      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.

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      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.

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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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      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.

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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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      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.

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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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      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

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      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

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      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?

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      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

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      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.

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