Profiles

    Year

      Results: 59

      It doesn't get any more colourful than this: Jakob ...

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      25.05.2020

      With its creative new fabric and wallpaper collections, Swiss fabric-firework specialist JAKOB SCHLAEPFER supplies planners and designers with the tools they need for realising truly extraordinary interior projects.

      Architonic Story: Sitting pretty with Arper

      Brand story

      Arper

      15.05.2020

      Arper’s new chair collection lets you help the environment just by sitting down. How? Well, see for yourself.

      Micro management: Dauphin

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      14.05.2020

      Dauphin’s new Fiore chair collection has an invisible USP – an antimicrobial MicroSilver finish that is effective against bacterial infection and other micro-organisms.

      Seeing red: Pedrali launches new campaign

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      13.05.2020

      #PEDRALITALES, Pedrali's latest ad campaign, deploys the striking form of Portuguese practice Rebelo de Andrade's Casa 3000 to memorable effect.

      All whirlpools are not the same: Jacuzzi®

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      07.05.2020

      There’s a reason why global wellness brand Jacuzzi® has long gone from proper noun to the generic term for a whirlpool experience: superlative design and innovation.

      When is a chair not a chair?: Ilse Crawford x Conde House

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      30.04.2020

      Or not just a chair? The punchline: when it's deployed by pioneering, London-based designer Ilse Crawford, whose enviable portfolio of projects is driving a reevaluation of the very role of interior design.

      Fashion that’s never out of fashion: Villeroy & Boch

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      28.04.2020

      While certain room elements are more susceptible to the whims of fashion, walls and floors often have more permanent natures. With their METALYN tile series, however, Villeroy & Boch show that the two are not mutually exclusive, as they

      A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Skargaarden

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      27.04.2020

      Swedish summers are rather short. Which may be why outdoor-furniture manufacturer Skargaarden produces pieces that celebrate every precious, sun-filled moment of outdoor living.

      Architonic Story: Join Tuuci’s shade revolution

      Brand story

      TUUCI

      23.04.2020

      Miami-based shade specialists TUUCI are on a mission to throw shade on the most exposed and beautiful environments in the world and you can follow the adventure in their new 2020 catalogue and in the video below.

      Mr Goodbar: Jacu Strauss

      Alun Lennon

      22.04.2020

      Creative Director of hospitality company Lore Group Jacu Strauss’s latest project has taken him to Washington DC. We spoke to him about the role, how travel broadens the mind and the future of hospitality design.

      A change is as good as a rest: adaptive reuse in hotel ...

      Peter Smisek

      22.04.2020

      Repurposing an existing structure in architecture generally signals good news for the environment. When it comes to hotels, where architects get to celebrate, rediscover and reinterpret a building’s story, it also means creating added value for

      Tough love: Glamora

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      09.04.2020

      So that their captivating designs can also be enjoyed in bathrooms and spa areas, GLAMORA has developed the robust yet beautiful waterproof material GlamFusion.

      Welcome to the jungle: Glamora

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      09.04.2020

      For the Hotel Meliá Plaza in Valencia, architectural office Boconni Projects created an immersive, exotic parallel universe with design wallpaper by Italian manufacturer GLAMORA.

      Expanding horizons: Glamora

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      09.04.2020

      The impressive motifs and patterns of GLAMORA design wallpapers lend every project their own unique and extraordinary character.

      Architonic Story: Tribeca from Pedrali

      Brand story

      PEDRALI

      08.04.2020

      Watch now to find out how these Italians do it better!

      Evidence of good taste: OWA

      Brand story

      OWA

      02.04.2020

      The award-winning Corpus acoustic element, created by star designer Hadi Teherani for OWA, enriches the interior design of a company's in-house catering project.

      Force of Nature: Fast Outdoor Lifestyle

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      26.03.2020

      Both inspired by and made for luxury outdoor environments, furniture by FAST puts nature at its heart. From recyclable materials to complementary style and function, products are built to preserve the beauty of the natural world.

      If walls could talk: Arlon Graphics

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      16.03.2020

      Print-graphics experts Arlon Graphics are moving into interiors with an architectural range of high-quality vinyl wallcoverings – spreading bubble-free creativity across both commercial and residential spaces.

      Without Reservation: restaurant seating from Conde House

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      06.03.2020

      Never loud and attention-grabbing but always articulate and elegant, Conde House’s carefully crafted, Made-in-Japan wood seating provides the perfect dining companion.

      Check in, get naked: the destination hotel bathroom

      Peter Smisek

      04.03.2020

      When it comes to hotel bathrooms, designers are increasingly blurring the lines between where the bedroom ends and the bathroom starts – resulting in a richer, more joined-up experience for the user. 

      Learning from the best: Ambiente HoReCa Academy

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      29.01.2020

      For the first time this year, Frankfurt's AMBIENTE is organising the HoReCa Academy, where luminaries from the hospitality industry will share their valuable expertise with visitors.

      As inside, so outside: Minotti

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      28.01.2020

      Italian manufacturer MINOTTI doesn’t believe you should have to sacrifice good design, quality and comfort simply because you are outside, so its outdoor collections embody the same, renowned elegance. Just sit back and relax.

      Thirsty work: new bar projects

      Peter Smisek

      18.12.2019

      With the drinks market offering ever more specialist and niche products, bar owners are also increasingly trying to create unique and memorable design experiences for their customers.

      Going for a Brazilian: Ambiente 2020

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      12.12.2019

      For the first time at AMBIENTE, and under the title 'Focus on Design', light will be shone on some outstanding designs from a selected country – starting with five design studios from the rapidly developing Brazilian scene.

      Full contact: Ambiente 2020

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      28.11.2019

      At AMBIENTE in Frankfurt from 7 to 11 February 2020, architects and interior designers will not only find fresh new inspiration, they’ll find the partners they need for their future contract sector projects.

      Cut your cloth: Interior.Architecture.Hospitality LIBRARY

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      26.11.2019

      The Interior.Architecture.Hospitality LIBRARY at Heimtextil 2020 presents textile materials with a range of functional features, such as fire protection or sound insulation. In this way, it helps designers find the optimal solutions for their

      Feast for the eyes: Pedrali in miX Restaurant, Dubai

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      13.11.2019

      Guests at internationally renowned, multi-starred chef Alain Ducasse’s miX Dubai restaurant are further spoilt by upholstered furniture from premium Italian manufacturer PEDRALI.

      Hooray for HoReCa at Ambiente 2020

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      28.10.2019

      AMBIENTE, the leading consumer goods fair, is expanding its Dining section in 2020. It is adding a section in Hall 6.0 for innovations specifically related to the HoReCa segment.

      Modern Family: Wagner W-2020

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      01.10.2019

      Sven von Boetticher has reinvigorated WAGNER's classic bar stool. The resulting W-2020 chair family is so comfortable and good-looking, if your partner doesn’t come home in the evening, you’ll have a good idea where they could be.

      Space invaders: Poliform Contract

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      30.09.2019

      POLIFORM CONTRACT offers comprehensive interior-design services, catering for large projects anywhere in the world, with the Paris's landmark Hôtel Lutetia serving as a glittering example.

      A golden stag in a china shop: Villeroy & Boch

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      25.09.2019

      As part of the renovation of Salzburg’s luxury, tradition-soaked Hotel Goldener Hirsch, the owners entered into an interesting co-branding partnership with the equally traditional manufacturer, VILLEROY & BOCH.

      Good taste: new restaurant design

      Peter Smisek

      25.09.2019

      The latest restaurant interiors are as much about the metaphoric consumption of design-led, experience-delivering spaces, as they are the literal consumption of food. Let's order!

      Mount Foodie: 5 Japanese restaurants that are easy on the ...

      Alun Lennon

      25.09.2019

      Today's newest Japanese restaurants are feeding not only hungry stomachs but also design-hungry Instagram accounts.

      Home away from home: Minotti

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      05.09.2019

      As veritable chameleons of Italian furnishings, Minotti products are known for their cross-sector suitability. The Tape collection’s simple and lovable form features in two recent and exciting residential and hospitality projects.

      Hot stuff: Poland's restaurants get cooking

      Peter Smisek

      25.07.2019

      Polish architects and designers are serving up restaurant designs with a real depth of colour and texture.

      Wake-up call: Polish hotels embrace design

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      25.07.2019

      Check out Poland’s latest hotel projects, where new waves of international business and leisure travellers are checking into their design-led, art-filled establishments.

      Water worlds: the new hotel-bathroom experience

      Peter Smisek

      05.06.2019

      The bathroom experience is becoming an indispensable part of the hotel experience, as the latest survey of projects from around the globe shows.

      Bedrooms that send you to sleep (in a good way)

      Peter Smisek

      06.03.2019

      Far from the madding crowds and blanketed in nature, the bedrooms of these recently built, secluded retreats are the stuff dreams are made of.

      Pillow talk: Grzywinski+Pons

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      08.01.2019

      New York City-based practice Grzywinski+Pons awakens an historic, 19th-century structure in Manchester, England, with Whitworth Locke – an adaptive reuse hotel project.

      No reservations: new hotel designs that don’t hold back

      Peter Smisek

      08.01.2019

      Not sleeping on the demands of today’s travellers, the latest hotel projects offer guests more experiential stays without skimping on amenities.

      Superfoods: Restaurants serving up a side of nature

      Dominic Lutyens

      03.09.2018

      A raft of recently completed restaurants give new meaning to being on a plant-based diet, with designs that incorporate organic elements or literally merge with nature. So now there's no excuse not to eat (with) your greens.

      Strong brew: 6 buzzworthy coffee shops

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      03.09.2018

      Stay awake with a double shot of design from this cohort of new coffee shops around the globe.

      Architecture of Sleep

      DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

      30.01.2018

      As a pioneer in sleep culture, Swedish bed manufacturer Hästens has perfected sleeping comfort with handmade beds made of purely natural materials. These provide incomparable comfort and healthy sleep in the upscale-hotel and other sectors.

      Future times past: DIMORESTUDIO

      Madeline Bouton

      11.12.2017

      Following their creation of the new restaurant at private-members institution The Arts Club in London, Britt Moran and Emiliano Salci of go-to Milan-based office DIMORESTUDIO elaborate on their portfolio of historically and materially saturated

      Off-menu: exemplary restaurant and bar interiors

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      11.12.2017

      In the digital age, restaurants and bars remain bastions not only for good food and drink but also for good old-fashioned, real-time social-networking. Tasked alongside chefs who feed the senses, architects around the world are serving up memorable

      Get a Room!: new hotel projects

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      02.01.2017

      With the hospitality industry globally growing year on year – aided in no small part by the growth in global tourism – it's time to check into some of most noteworthy, recently completed hotel projects out there.

      Restauration: inspiring restaurant projects

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      14.12.2016

      It's not just hot in the kitchen. Restaurant commissions are getting architects' creative juices flowing across the board, making for unexpected dining environments and memorable experiences.

      Hôtel Peninsula Paris: The Restoration, Renovation and ...

      Villeroy & Boch

      14.11.2016

      Located in the heart of Paris’ 16th arrondissement and in close proximity to iconic attractions such as the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées, the 200-room Peninsula Paris blends tradition with innovation by restoring and preserving a storied

      PRESTIGE HOTEL BUDAPEST

      Villeroy & Boch

      17.10.2016

      STUNNING ELEGANCE WITH DIVERSE STYLE AND MODERN DESIGN

      50 Shades: Linea Light Group

      Brand story

      Shonquis Moreno

      28.09.2016

      Leading contract-lighting manufacturer LINEA LIGHT GROUP boasts an enviable catalogue of reference projects that turn up the inspirational wattage.

      The TIGrr in Paris

      TLmag

      11.02.2016

      After Indochina, Megève and Saint-Tropez, the TIGrr has come to Paris. Certain bars and restaurants are more conducive to meetings and rare moments that become precious memories over time. TEXT BY JEAN-PHILIPPE PEYNOT

      Feeding off the Past

      Dominic Lutyens

      15.12.2015

      An international trend for new restaurants occupying converted spaces that retain key aspects of their original interior-architectural fabric sees diners dining out on past architectural glory.

      Noises Off

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      14.04.2015

      When young English aristocrat Lady Mary Isabel Portman commissioned an Arts-and-Crafts-style mountain hideaway near Garmisch-Partenkirchen on the eve of the First World War, little did she know that it would, a century later, become a one-off,

      Gloriously Glossy

      Dominic Lutyens

      23.09.2014

      Given the huge vogue for cladding buildings in ceramic tiles, we shouldn’t be surprised to hear that they are now fast infiltrating interiors too. It’s not hard to see why. People find glazed ceramic tiles appealing because of their seductive

      Going Public

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      06.01.2014

      Icons of the design landscape, global brand KARTELL’s products – with their innovative use of plastic and their clever and expressive, often emotional, forms – have captured the imagination of design-conscious consumers around the world. The

      Changing Rooms

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      05.12.2013

      Post-crisis it’s all about winning customer loyalty through value for money and memorable service. As an hotelier, taking your guests for granted can mean the difference between repeat business and damaging online reviews. Against this backdrop,

      Sleeping Around: contemporary hotel design checks in

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      09.07.2013

      With an increase in international travel predicted for 2013, on the heels of a rebound for hoteliers last year, the hotel industry is looking more than ever for ways to make the visitor experience a memorable and profitable one. Enter striking

      Sounding Out: room acoustics make themselves heard

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      28.05.2013

      When was the last time a building won an award for the way it sounds? Architecture, and by extension society, has long privileged the visual over the aural. Yet a number of architects are starting to think and design in a more complete sensory way,

      The Grand Hotel: The Bourgeois Dream of an Aristocratic ...

      Klaus Leuschel

      25.04.2013

      Journalist Klaus Leuschel provides a crash course in, and a guided tour of, grand hotels, and how even design excellence in the five-star tradition is of no avail when the quality of hospitality does not match it.