Results: 49

The all-clear: Orama Minimal Frames

Brand story

Emma Moore

23.02.2021

In order to meet the ambitious design goals and exacting standards of its prestige project in Dubai, architectural firm KPF turned to ORAMA MINIMAL FRAMES, with its extraordinary, innovative aluminium-frame solutions.

Focus Open 2021: DESIGN CENTER BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

10.02.2021

Want your design recognised with a Focus Open award? The Design Center BW is looking for new products or products so new they've not yet been launched. Check it out!

The Swiss kitchen maker: BRUNNER

Das Ideale Heim Magazin für Architektur, Design und Wohnkultur

19.01.2021

For close to 50 years now, BRUNNER KÜCHEN has stood for top quality, perfect functionality and impeccably stylish kitchen design.

Museum piece: David Chipperfield Architects’ new Zurich ...

Alun Lennon

13.01.2021

Like what you see? Jan Parth, project architect responsible for delivering David Chipperfield Architects’ latest cultural project, talks about the soft power of hard facades.

Skin in the game: geometric facades

Peter Smisek

13.01.2021

Advances in software provide architects today with virtually unlimited possibilities for designing fantastical facades, but the deployment of simpler geometric forms can pack an equally powerful visual punch.

Frozen music: Busch-Jaeger

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

08.01.2021

Watch now to find out how contemporary architecture and intelligent technologies are harmonising in Busch-Jaeger's new film series.

Coming full circle

möbelschweiz

05.01.2021

Don’t throw away, reuse: Thinking in cycles is becoming increasingly popular. The furniture industry also recognises this, as shown below by some promising concepts. (DE / FR only)

Changing interiors over the decades

möbelschweiz

24.11.2020

As two exhibitions on the theme of housing take us on a journey through the last 100 years of interior and living history, a look back opens up new perspectives to us. (DE / FR only)

Architonic Story: Procédés Chénel

Brand story

Architonic

24.11.2020

Colourful, infinitely versatile, and easy to install, Procédés Chénel’s Drop Stripe ceiling system adds personality to any office or retail space. Watch the video to learn more.

A breath of fresh air in the Swiss design scene

möbelschweiz

19.11.2020

Creative freedom and innovative ideas meet traditional design approaches. These do not have to be mutually exclusive, as a look at the young Swiss design scene shows – one which is committed to high-quality standards while at the same time living

First glass: Wagner Design Lab

Brand story

Julia Hauch

19.11.2020

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the ‘Wagner Design Lab’ – a floating pavilion set among the green surroundings of Langenneufnach, whose facade required the fabrication of the world’s largest glass panels.

Curtain up: MIDJ

Brand story

James Wormald

19.10.2020

New additions to Italian manufacturer Midj's cast of product characters – in the form of lighting and other accessories – are ready for any ensemble production. Expect drama and a lot of joy.

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 Story: Mosa

Brand story

Architonic

29.09.2020

Dutch tile manufacturer MOSA’s new Core Collection tile series along with their Pattern Generator online tool presents designers with all they need for creating unique and engaging surface designs.

Lady of the lamp: in conversation with Ulrike Brandi

Alun Lennon

23.09.2020

Ulrike Brandi, founder of the eponymous lighting-design consultancy, discusses the relation between light and architecture – and where she sees it heading.

THE WATER WHISPERERS: OASE

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

22.09.2020

OASE create impressive productions out of water – everything from spectacular public shows to quiet, meditative spaces in private gardens.

Out is the new in: Minotti

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

15.09.2020

With their 2020 Outdoor Collection, MINOTTI offers a strong argument against going back inside at all.

Fits like a glove: Minotti

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

15.09.2020

For the 2020 Collection, MINOTTI is bringing to the fore its fine eye for detail and unconventional manufacturing methods such as sewing techniques borrowed from the world of haute couture.

More than the sum of their parts: Minotti

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

15.09.2020

For a few years now, premium Italian manufacturer MINOTTI has been working with some of the world's best designers, combining cultural diversity with their own design DNA. A fruitful strategy, as the 2020 Collection proves.

Architonic Story: Capdell

Brand story

Architonic

10.09.2020

Nix, Capdell’s award-winning chair designed by Patrick Norguet, is a complex and contemporary combination of solid wood and curved plywood, whose architectural lines provide not only comfort, but aesthetic pleasure, too.

There’s something in the bushes: Enea

Brand story

Julia Hauch

27.08.2020

Landscape artists ENEA have been celebrating the beauty of nature for over 25 years, bringing their holistic approach to bear on green spaces not only in their native Switzerland, but all around the world.

The untouchables: Grohe

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

25.08.2020

Thanks to GROHE's technologically advanced contactless faucets, no one need worry about getting their hands dirty while washing them.

Art house: new cultural venues

Peter Smisek

19.08.2020

Can we live without culture? Or is it simply a nice-to-have? The recent lockdown and its attendant closing of venues has demonstrated how critical it is to who we are as a society. And the extent to which architecture mediates it.

Drama queens: the latest theatre projects

Alun Lennon

19.08.2020

Theatre design asks architects to consider a number of questions, one of the most important of which is the relationship between performer and audience. Here, we raise the curtain on five new projects that provide some cogent answers.

Public Spaces: Places of Protest, Expression and Social ...

ArchDaily

06.08.2020

Public spaces have always played a central role in human life. They provide the setting for public expression in all its forms – from civic celebrations to street protests – and how they are designed usually speaks to the type of regime they

Glass ceiling: Saflex® Structural

Brand story

Peter Smisek

03.08.2020

In creating the dome of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ museum in Los Angeles, aesthetic and structural considerations were of paramount importance. For the designers, the choice was clear: SAFLEX® STRUCTURAL

The new crew: Pedrali

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.07.2020

Challenging times call for a different perspective. PEDRALI delivers new ideas via new collaborations with Sebastian Herkner and Robin Rizzini.

Slide with it: System 180's FlexBoard Pro

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

24.06.2020

Modular and programmatic to their core, workplace-product innovators System 180 have launched a new, super-agile way to support collaborative working.

Ventura Projects in Milan to stop after ten editions

VENTURA PROJECTS

18.05.2020

As a result of the global outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent cancellation of both Ventura Centrale and Ventura Future at Milan Design Week 2020, Ventura Projects has been forced to cease operations after ten successful editions.

Whatever floats your boat: BoConcept x URBAN RIGGER®

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

05.05.2020

URBAN RIGGER®'s floating residential buildings were designed in cooperation with the Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to alleviate the housing shortage in the city and provide accommodation for over 70 students.

Watch VOLA's short film to see how water takes shape

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

06.04.2020

For their transformation of an old watermill into a contemporary home, architectural firm McLaren.Excell utilised kitchen and bathroom fittings from iconic Danish manufacturer VOLA. Watch now!

PILE ‘EM HIGH: KENGO KUMA'S NEW ODUNPAZARI MODERN ...

Alun Lennon

23.10.2019

Project lead Yuki Ikeguchi from Kengo Kuma & Associates discusses the go-to Japanese architectural office’s new place-making Odunpazari Modern Museum in Turkey.

Making an exhibition of themselves: new museum projects

Peter Smisek

23.10.2019

Museum architecture was built for showing off. Spectacular projects that exhibit themselves as much as the objects they house.

A change of tune: 6 concert halls with perfect pitch

Jaime Heather Schwartz

03.07.2018

Recent concert hall projects are hitting all the right notes with a mix of intriguing forms and multi-functions that make room to enjoy more than just the music.

Playtime!: pavilions that push the boundaries

Peter Smisek

29.06.2018

Pavilion projects are like catnip for architects. These often impermanent structures provide the ideal testing ground for new concepts, forms and material expression.

Sacred Stuff: 5 materially expressive churches

Madeline Bouton

15.09.2017

From wire to weathering steel, unorthodox materials lend these churches inspiration, at least when it comes to volume and form.

Picture This: new cinema architecture

Dominic Lutyens

22.04.2017

In the age of the ubiquitous multiplex, a raft of recent cinema projects have chosen to write their own architectural script, eschewing the mainstream in favour of indie creativity.

Larging It: London's new Design Museum

Klaus Leuschel

11.01.2017

The former Commonwealth Institute building in London's Kensington, replete with iconic copper roof, becomes home to the latest incarnation of the Design Museum.

The New Exhibitionists: museum architecture on show

Simon Keane-Cowell

18.11.2016

A raft of new, landmark museum projects internationally put themselves on show as much as the exhibits they house.

Good Vibrations: new concert halls

Simon Keane-Cowell

16.09.2016

Live performance in the age of digital reproduction is far from dead, as a string of new commanding concert halls and music venues from around the world prove. Encore!

Guggenheim Helsinki: Art to light up the city

TLmag

09.03.2016

It was one of the highest-profile competitions of the past few years and for a relatively unknown studio to come out on top was a surprise and a welcome change from the usual starchitects that dominate the international circuit.

Subtle Shapeshifters: Snøhetta

TLmag

18.02.2016

Snøhetta designs opera houses and museums as city landscapes that also function as public spaces. For Kjetil Trædahl Thorsen, one of the founders of the Norwegian architecture firm, high quality of everyday environments is a way to create

Art goes public – Art goes architecture

Karin Frei Rappenecker

17.08.2015

(German only) Kunst im architektonischen Kontext war noch nie so facettenreich wie heute. Sie vermag die Identität eines Ortes zu stärken oder gar zu verändern und zum bewussteren Umgang mit dem öffentlichen Raum beizutragen. Das nimmt Architonic

High Performance Spaces: concert halls and opera houses that ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.08.2011

If music be the food of love, then where better to dine out than a world-class concert hall or opera house? Here, Architonic examines a number of recently completed architectural projects that perform as hard as the artists who take to their stages.

When We Were Modern: Kenneth Grange at the Design Museum

Simon Keane-Cowell

20.08.2011

A retrospective of the work of industrial-design master Kenneth Grange at London's Design Museum celebrates the prolific designer's contribution to shaping British material culture, while encouraging us to think about the purpose and responsibilities

Quiet Musings: Michael Govan

David Sokol

12.05.2011

A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums might no longer be in the business of pageantry. In this third, and final, part of a series examining the notion of the post-spectacle museum, Architonic meets Michael

Quiet Musings: Brad Cloepfil

David Sokol

25.02.2011

A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums are no longer in the business of pageantry. In this second part of a series examining post-spectacle museums, architect Brad Cloepfil talks about the phenomenon of

Quiet Musings: Andres Lepik

David Sokol

30.11.2010

A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums might no longer be in the business of pageantry. In this first part of a short series examining post-spectacle museums, Museum of Modern Art contemporary architecture

Design Israel

Simon Keane-Cowell

03.07.2010

The completion of Ron Arad's small-scale masterpiece that is Israel's new Design Museum Holon signals a kind of design coming-of-age for the country. With its current design scene set to grow even further, Architonic talks to a number of established