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Ten tableware items for successful dinner parties

James Wormald

05.12.2022

Friend-winning dinner parties require an impressive menu and tabletop, but what really makes them sing is a relaxed atmosphere. Considerate tableware ensures both guests and hosts stay comfortable.

Mary Katrantzou combines tradition and modernity for ...

Gerrit Terstiege

30.11.2022

In a new collaboration, the longstanding tile manufacturer enlists the Greek designer to put her signature touch on a collection that fuses tradition with nature and high fashion.

In defence of plastic: A'mare collection from Edra

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

28.11.2022

Far from single-use, Jacopo Foggini's A'mare collection for Edra redefines the value and moral use of plastic, celebrating its integrity, longevity and yes, even its beauty.

New Metal walls from Tecnografica

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

17.11.2022

With Tecnografica's creative and graphical metal-finish wallpaper collection, both commercial and private spaces can stand out with featured interior surfaces that rock.

Cersaie 2022 – Casalgrande Padana puts sustainability in ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

11.11.2022

Communicating both the naturally sustainable properties of ceramics and the material's inherent aesthetic value and high performance, Casalgrande Padana's collections speak out at Cersaie 2022.

Edra designer Francesco Binfaré on radical design values ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

09.11.2022

As lead designer of the Italian seating specialist Edra, Francesco Binfaré describes the inspiration behind some of the brand's most iconic pieces, and how they reflect modern life.

Cosentino's surface beauty

Brand story

Emma Moore

09.11.2022

Cosentino's high-tech Dekton Onirika surfaces are perfect for a broad range of applications and merge high functional performance with the warmth and charms of natural materials.

Continuing the cycle: Sustano from Duravit

Brand story

Markus Hieke

08.11.2022

DuraSolid Nature is the name of the remarkable result of intensive material research at Duravit, from which the Sustano shower tray range is now the first to be made.

'Credibility is what counts above all': Mia ...

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Gerrit Terstiege

31.10.2022

In the second installment of the raumplus Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German manufacturer –, the interior designer speaks to Gerrit Terstiege about what it takes to successfully merge different interior

Forestier: putting poetry into pendants

Brand story

Emma Moore

31.10.2022

Woven products like the Grass and Parrot luminaires from French lighting brand Forestier respond to our increasing desire for warmth, comfort and natural, handcrafted quality.

Elmo: a leather library of colours

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

28.10.2022

Swedish leather specialist Elmo's latest collections, created in collaboration with designer and colour consultant Georgina Wright, draw inspiration from nature and aim to bring sensuality and joy to interiors.

The future of hospitality at EquipHotel in Paris

Brand story

Sisse Bro

26.10.2022

From 6 to 10 November, international trade fair EquipHotel will be welcoming exhibitors and visitors to Paris and inviting them to consider the future of the hospitality sector with open eyes and conscious minds.

Leolux LX: engineers of intimacy

Brand story

Nick Compton

25.10.2022

A recent case study in Leolux LX's homebase of Venlo shows how projects can incorporate durability as well as an elegant combination of function and comfort by choosing from the brand's catalogue.

Tom Dixon celebrates twenty years of material curiosity

Brand story

Emma Moore

24.10.2022

Reflecting on the designer's relationship with material experimentation, Tom Dixon's TWENTY exhibition showcases some of his known and unknown designs, while looking forward to the next chapter.

Icons reimagined

Brand story

Claire Brodka

18.10.2022

Cassina Pro adapts the brand's most well-known pieces to new environments – and complements them with contemporary designs.

Reclaiming spaces with Cassina

Brand story

Claire Brodka

18.10.2022

Cassina Pro delivers one of the largest collections of iconic designs specified for public use: from lobbies, lounges and restaurants to waiting rooms and the workplace.

Experience Cassina Pro at ORGATEC 2022

Brand story

Claire Brodka

18.10.2022

For the first time, the Italian manufacturer will showcase its collection for public spaces in person – filled with iconic mid-century designs and new pieces repurposed for the hospitality and workplace sector.

Anything but standard: How AXOR is redefining our ...

Brand story

Markus Hieke

18.10.2022

In a new white paper, fittings brand AXOR gets to the bottom of the changing concept of luxury. Tristan Auer translates the paper's findings into a cinematic concept bathroom.

Topping it off: eight kitchen worktop materials and how well ...

James Wormald

17.10.2022

We ask a lot of the contemporary kitchen worktop, but with so many materials claiming to tick all the boxes from durability and hygiene to a simple install, it’s hard to see the wood for the quartz.

Nine delectable dining tables for tasteful interiors

James Wormald

10.10.2022

Dining tables are not just where we eat. In near constant use, they are the control room of the home. Where meetings are held, homework is helped and bills are paid, they hold life together.

Riflessi lays it out on the table

Brand story

Emma Moore

10.10.2022

With customisable elements combining to form versatile versions of sculptural distinction, Riflessi's Sabino table adds individual style and function to personal living spaces.

Innovating design communication: the Minotti Pavilion

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Harriet Thorpe

07.10.2022

Increasing the inclusivity of high-grade design, Minotti's 2022 Collection is now brought to life inside a virtual Minotti Pavilion, open and accessible for digital visitors worldwide.

Ritzwell celebrates Furubi at 30

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

06.10.2022

With the beauty, experience and increased brand confidence of ageing, Ritzwell's 30th-anniversary achievements and editions epitomise the traditional Japanese concept of Furubi.

Constructive Alps prize 2022: sustainable development award ...

James Wormald

05.10.2022

Taking guidance from the Alpine Convention’s Climate Action Plan on sustainable development, these are the four winning redevelopment projects awarded the Constructive Alps prize.

Compact living in modern urban contexts: the raumplus ...

Tansy Kaschak

04.10.2022

The first installment of the raumplus Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German manufacturer –, has design expert Tansy Kaschak take a look at how individuals and hotels around the globe are tackling compact living

Flos and Patricia Urquiola create a chandelier for our times

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

30.09.2022

The latest collaboration between Italian lighting expert Flos and the Spanish designer looks toward nature to redefine a medieval icon – resulting in a contemporary fixture for the ages.

Sense and sensuality

Alape

30.09.2022

Exclusive materials, a balanced design, smart details, and the sustainable use of resources are the hallmarks for all products in the new Arkta furniture range.

'We design sense by sense': Nayra Iglesias of In ...

James Wormald

27.09.2022

Nayra Iglesias of In Out Studio explains their design process: 'We introduce a sensory diagram.' Then the architects add materiality to layer the experience. Learn more about it here…

Valentini: innovation and passion for timeless beauty

Valentini

27.09.2022

Sofas, beds, armchairs: valuable objects, the result of the encounter between innovation and 100% Made in Italy craftsmanship.

Green is good: luxury hospitality spaces with verdurous ...

James Wormald

26.09.2022

Green is the colour of life, but is it possible to combine its references to organic environments and rich luxury in high-end interior surfaces? These green-lit hospitality spaces show how it’s done.

Are you sitting comfortably…? The story of Edra's ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

23.09.2022

On a quest to improve comfort without sacrificing design, Edra combines careful scientific material and medical research with a passion for sitting and relaxation.

Constructing with concrete: hardcore projects and products

James Wormald

21.09.2022

With many eco-friendly cement alternatives racing through to market, the concrete revolution could be here to stay. These examples highlight the advantages of the age-old, but on-trend, material.

A sustainable future for hospitality design: the Bette ...

Brand story

Tansy Kaschak

19.09.2022

In the first installment of the Bette Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German bathroom specialist –, multidisciplinary journalist and sustainability expert Tansy Kaschak takes a look at the contemporary hotel

New Omotesando Shop & Atelier – a flagship space for ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

15.09.2022

Ritzwell's welcoming new flagship store, Shop & Atelier, invites customers to experience how the well-crafted furniture is made, with wood-working and upholstery techniques on show.

Ritzwell warms up a brutalist house in Portugal

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

15.09.2022

Ritzwell's furniture catalogue combines powerful forms with natural materials, providing warming comfort to the open living spaces of Serôdio Furtado Arquitectos' imposing Casa Pátio em Miramar.

Tradition meets modernity: Ritzwell at the Hotel Okura Kyoto ...

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Harriet Thorpe

15.09.2022

Combining Kyoto culture is blended with contemporary crafts at the Hotel Okura Kyoto Okazaki Bettei, populating its tranquil, natural spaces with well-crafted furniture from Ritzwell.

London calling: Decorex 2022

Brand story

Peter Smisek

09.09.2022

This year's Decorex interior design show from 9 to 12 October at Olympia London puts a strong emphasis on the joys of physical interaction and the immersive experience…

'Furniture helps to tame a space': India Mahdavi

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.09.2022

India Mahdavi explains the use of furniture beyond the functional: 'I use furniture architecturally as a main identifying element.' Watch the video to hear what else she has to say…

'Architects should use more colours and textiles': ...

James Wormald

06.09.2022

Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien of Doshi Levien discuss the future of furniture: 'An environment rich in materiality and colour is more fun and experimental.' Watch the video for more…

Reconnecting with nature: Komorebi Collection by Glamora

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

06.09.2022

The calming and minimalist Japandi-inspired aesthetic of Glamora's Komorebi Collection not only supports wellbeing, it's eco-friendly, too.

Glamora: refined wallcoverings inspired by nature

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

06.09.2022

When it came to specifying wallcoverings for the Eala Luxury Spa in Italy, architect Marco Savorgnani chose Glamora to help him create a unique design story for its guests.

Evoking the era of Art Deco with Glamora

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

06.09.2022

With its variety of rich and expressive designs, the Divina Collection from Italian wallcoverings expert Glamora brings an evocative sense of sophistication to high-end interiors.

Restaurants serving their environments by serving up nature

James Wormald

05.09.2022

These low carbon-footprint restaurants put their environments on the menu, seating diners in amongst the beauty of nature, without destroying it.

On cloud nine with Freifrau's Nana family

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

29.08.2022

Hanne Willmann's Nana chair for Freifrau is part of a collection that transfers the gesture of a warm embrace into a sofa and loveseat.

15 beautiful nightstands to wake up next to

James Wormald

22.08.2022

Housing multiple sleep aids or remaining peacefully clear, these captivating nighttime companions bookend a good night’s sleep with great looks and excellent service.

Straightforward sustainability with Gaggenau

Brand story

Julia Hauch

19.08.2022

Understated sophistication is the name of the game for German luxury appliance manufacturer Gaggenau – that's as true for the company's streamlined, durable kitchen products as it is for their commitment to quality and sustainability.

3M™ FASARA™ Glass Finishes brings new visual dimension ...

3M

17.08.2022

The new on-trend gradation and natural patterns deliver a beautiful balance between practicality and creativity by tailoring light and shadow, forming a diffusion of light or creating privacy.

Timeless gastronomy design with Fogia

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

16.08.2022

When Maaemo – a three-star Michelin restaurant in Oslo's trendy Barcode neighbourhood – tasked Norwegian firm Radius Design with updating its interiors, Swedish furniture brand Fogia was the company's first choice. We take a look inside the

Six functions of garden water features

James Wormald

08.08.2022

Outdoor spaces are fast becoming our new favourite places. Rather than adding to the noise, however, well-placed water features can re-balance the outdoor ambiance, along with a whole lot more.

Four micro-hotels with big experiences

James Wormald

01.08.2022

These four small-scale hotel rooms use high-quality lighting, surfaces, design and their natural environments to create unforgettable experiences on a volume budget.

Editor's Letter — July 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.07.2022

Global Design Agenda's Sustainability Design Week speakers stress the need to design and build sustainable cities for survival.

Steelcase's Truchet Acoustic Tiles cut through the ...

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

22.07.2022

With their latest addition to an already substantial repertoire of soundproofing solutions, the global workspace specialist ensures that workers can be productive and stress-free no matter the office layout.

Active in the workplace: five healthy offices that encourage ...

James Wormald

13.07.2022

These fitness fanatical office spaces make it easy for employees to build more exercise into their schedules — without working too hard.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Alfredo Häberli

James Wormald

12.07.2022

Design grandee Alfredo Häberli argues at his DAAily bar Live Talk for the importance of physical, tactile experiences at design fairs and events, such as Milan Design Week.

Bold as brass: how to put the shine back into modern ...

Brand story

James Wormald

11.07.2022

Rising in popularity, the characterful glamour of brass is firmly back in the band. Here’s how to apply the golden metallic surface while keeping the noise down.

Life in the slow lane: Vincent Sheppard's Lento ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

11.07.2022

Using natural materials and traditional craftsmanship, Vincent Sheppard's Lento collection slows down time spent in both indoor and outdoor environments, making them as simple and relaxed as possible.

'Sustainability is not a question anymore, it's ...

James Wormald

07.07.2022

Jan Boelen of Atelier LUMA explains the conditions required for change: 'True innovation only happens when there's a cultural shift.' Watch the video to hear more…

Florim: when nature invades

Brand story

Emma Moore

07.07.2022

Italian tile expert Florim's sustainable manufacturing practices help to protect the natural world which was the inspiration for its new Heritage Luxe and Nature Mood collections.

Stooled up: designer bar stools to stand by and sit on

James Wormald

06.07.2022

Bar stools make any flat surface suitable for drinking, dining or working in comfort and style. With so many sizes, materials, features and applications available, it’s time to sit up and take notice.

Seeing the light: Terzani's new gallery space

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

05.07.2022

Terzani has recently created an immersive new experience in Florence where visitors can explore the luxury Italian lighting brand's collections in a space that is more gallery than showroom.

Editor's Letter – June 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.07.2022

DAAily platforms launches in a super-hot Milan, while we cool down with the Global Design Agenda Bathroom Design Week

Perfect harmony: Patrick Norguet’s new modular sofa for ...

Brand story

Architonic

30.06.2022

For his most recent collaboration with the Italian furniture powerhouse, prolific French designer Norguet came up with a seating system that is both timelessly elegant and urgently adapted to contemporary interior needs.

Turning the tables with Mirage's new EpicArc series

Brand story

Nick Compton

30.06.2022

In collaboration with architect and designer Andrea Boschetti, Italian porcelain stoneware specialist Mirage has developed EpicArc, a sustainability-driven new table collection whose legs are the focal point.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Stefan Diez

James Wormald

29.06.2022

Stefan Diez proposes a retail revolution while introducing his mudra chair for Brunner at his DAAily bar Live Talk during Milan Design Week.

How to create quieter, cleaner kitchens with Falmec ...

Brand story

Peter Smisek

29.06.2022

Merging a long manufacturing tradition with cutting-edge technology while working with some of the industry's leading designers, locates Italian brand Falmec at the forefront of kitchen extractor hood evolution.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Sebastian Herkner

James Wormald

28.06.2022

Sebastian Herkner introduces his recent Colombian-inspired, hand-woven outdoor furniture collection for Ames at his DAAily bar Live Talk during Milan Design Week.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Patricia Urquiola

James Wormald

27.06.2022

At the well-attended DAAily bar Live Talk series at Milan Design Week, Patricia Urquiola discussed the eco-credentials and bio-material innovations found in her Nuez Lounge Bio armchair for Andreu World.

The DAAily bar: a new stage at Milan Design Week for DAAily ...

James Wormald

23.06.2022

Bringing Designboom, Architonic and ArchDaily together in a single physical space for the first time, the DAAily bar served up A&D inspiration in Milan, along with food – and drinks – for thought.

Louis Poulsen PH5 pendant lamp: the history of the ...

James Wormald

20.06.2022

Created by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen, the story of the iconic PH5 pendant lamp is one of experimental science, and continues to guide both lighting and interior designers to this day.

'I have seen a bathroom where the toilet is only 15cm ...

James Wormald

16.06.2022

Li Wenqiang of PIG Design discusses the difficulties of designing bathrooms with limited space: 'It's a terrible experience, with knees and face against the door.' Watch the video to hear more…

Turn on bathroom spaces with distinctive designer tapware

James Wormald

15.06.2022

By complementing bathroom surfaces and fixtures with striking fittings, designers can create characterful sanitary spaces without overloading them with decoration.

Standing out with KEUCO Black Selection

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

15.06.2022

When it came to reinventing its most popular bathroom fittings, accessories, and furniture pieces, the German manufacturer decided on a monochrome shade as a new surface treatment: Black Selection helps integrate a timeless look and feel into a wide

'The mainstream bathroom is a high-end bathroom': ...

Katharina Schwarze

15.06.2022

Maria Papafigou of OOAK architects discusses using innovative materials to create more personal bathrooms: 'Be experimental and dare to take a leap.' Watch the video to learn more…

'The bathroom as a machine became emotional': Marc ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

14.06.2022

Marc Sadler discusses combining functional intelligence with emotional environments in bathrooms, 'Design is tech that you control and style.' Watch the video to learn more…

Bathroom fittings for the future: TARA by Dornbracht

Brand story

Architonic

14.06.2022

As the German luxury fittings manufacturer celebrates thirty decades of its most popular bathroom series, it’s looking ahead and introducing new product variants and finishes to the modern classic.

'Tiles definitely belong to the past': Matteo Thun ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

13.06.2022

Matteo Thun discusses eliminating bathroom touch points: 'The future of the bathroom is touch-free. You need clean, big surfaces.' Watch the video to learn more…

Outdoor products designed to play with fire

James Wormald

09.06.2022

As humanity's earliest invention, the attraction of Earth's most destructive element is sewn into our nature. These 12 outdoor fire products help the modern human use and control it.

An icon reborn and remastered, B&B Italia’s Le Bambole ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

08.06.2022

As B&B Italia's iconic Le Bambole furniture range turns 50, the Italian brand rereleases the updated collection, with a contemporary focus on sustainability and materiality.

Poliform is bringing timelessness up to date

Brand story

Emma Moore

07.06.2022

Poliform's new collection – designed largely by Emmanuel Gallina and Jean-Marie Massaud, who have collaborated with the brand for many years – exudes a unified design language with an unchanged color palette but small changes in shape and texture

Installation highlights of Clerkenwell Design Week

James Wormald

02.06.2022

Clerkenwell Design Week came back bigger than ever in 2022. With more showrooms, exhibitions and installations, festival visitors found out what the industry’s been up to while they’ve been away.

Satelliet Originals: creating contract spaces to remember

Brand story

Sisse Bro

02.06.2022

Appearing at Salone del Mobile for the first time in 2022, Dutch furniture specialist Satelliet Originals will be spreading the word about its playful yet robust offerings for contract spaces.

Behind the scenes of Interni's total design experience

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.06.2022

Find out why the recently renovated Interni flagship store in Milan is symbolic of the Italian company's larger goal of offering full-service partnerships to designers and architects worldwide.

Material wealth: Riflessi adds metalwork to the rich Italian ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

30.05.2022

Italian customisable furniture brand Riflessi gives clients another option, by choosing a new laminated steel to add to the country's illustrious design heritage of luxury materials.

Gaggenau offers an immersive experience at Milan Design Week

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

27.05.2022

Building on its years of expertise, the German luxury appliance manufacturer now proposes to inspire architects and planners with a large-scale installation at this year's Fuorisalone.

Modern furniture classics, made with tradition by Lucas ...

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

26.05.2022

By blending traditional Southern German craftsmanship and expertise with modern manufacturing and design talent, Lucas Schnaidt 1890 pay tribute to great designers' and architects' work from the past.

Milan Design Week: Floral Installation by Anne Vitchen at ...

James Wormald

26.05.2022

Visitors to the DAAily bar during Milan Design Week will be enchanted by an immersive floral installation from the Ritz Paris’ Lady of the Flowers, Anne Vitchen.

Making windows bird friendly with Saflex® FlySafe™ 3D

Brand story

Nick Compton

24.05.2022

When it comes to unforgiving materials such as glass, safety features often aren't the most attractive design elements. Saflex®'s unobtrusive FlySafe™ 3D technology breaks this trend – and protects wildlife, too.

Milan Design Week: Live Talks at the DAAily bar

James Wormald

24.05.2022

The DAAily bar is set to become one of Milan Design Week's biggest destinations, with a series of Live Talks featuring speakers from the very top of architecture and design.

Beauflor: flooring finesse with the personal touch

Brand story

Emma Moore

20.05.2022

Belgian vinyl-flooring brand Beauflor offers a broad range of designs for numerous contract spaces, as well as supporting clients in the creation of truly bespoke solutions.

Getting closer with more open space: Tearoom & Co by ...

Brand story

Architonic

19.05.2022

Serving hospitality and waiting spaces with comfort and support, MENU's Tearoom and Co Chair collections give users two more reasons not to leave…

Seven types of drinks cabinet for hosting big nights in

James Wormald

18.05.2022

From stretching summer evenings on a terrace to pre-dinner appetisers and post-dinner relaxation in the lounge, home bars simplify hosting duties and bring crafted collections closer to hand.

Milan Design Week: DAAily fair and city guides available now

James Wormald

16.05.2022

Take our hand, as Designboom, Architonic and ArchDaily guide you through both the fair and the city before and during Milan Design Week. Find out where to find the best products, people and parties.

'Design was crucial to our storytelling': how a ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

16.05.2022

The design process revealed! Find out how a local architect and a creative hotelier, together with bathroom-fittings experts HEWI, fashioned a destination that's a shining example of how it's done.

Dinner with a show: six theatrical restaurant projects

James Wormald

11.05.2022

Quality food and service are now commonplace in the hospitality sector. For more engaging out-of-house mealtime experiences, these eateries bring a little extra entertainment to the menu.

The Eames Lounge Chair: how a design classic was made

James Wormald

09.05.2022

A blend of traditional lounge club style with contemporary materials and innovative manufacturing made the Eames Lounge Chair a timeless classic.

TON 822 Chair: an icon for the 21st century

Brand story

Emma Moore

06.05.2022

If it ain't broke, change it. Claesson Koivisto Rune reimagines TON's classic 811 chair for the 21st century. The TON 822 chair proves things really can get better with age.

Social revolution is on the MENU

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

05.05.2022

As product design that tracks the movements of changing social space landscapes, MENU's multi-use Tearoom and Co Chair collection serve up shared interactions and flexible functionality for multiple users.

'The best products use two materials, maximum': ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.04.2022

Monica Armani discusses the materiality of outdoor furniture: 'There are many secrets that everyone working in the outdoor market knows.' Watch the video to learn more…

Four elements for all needs by cbdesign

Brand story

Architonic

28.04.2022

Using just four elements, cushions, tables, bases and backs, cbdesign's uncomplicated Casual Modular collection lets users make creative compositions to suit their own needs. Inside and out.

Lincrusta: a sense of history

Brand story

Emma Moore

28.04.2022

Iconic British brand Lincrusta's embossed wall and surface coverings lend a luxurious feel to interiors as well as boasting substantial credentials when it comes to sustainability.

Feeling good: Lincrusta has customisation covered

Brand story

Emma Moore

28.04.2022

Texturally rich and customisable wallcoverings such as Tropical Leaf and Palm from UK brand Lincrusta anticipate post-pandemic trends for tactility and personalisation.

Lincrusta: more than a wall covering

Brand story

Emma Moore

28.04.2022

Lincrusta's surface-covering products extend beyond those for walls, allowing interior designers to add flashes of pattern and texture to ceilings and other surfaces, too.

'You shouldn't socially engineer outdoor space too ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.04.2022

Christina Seilern of Studio Seilern Architects discusses giving outdoor public spaces multiple characters: 'People will use it the way they want to.' Watch the video to learn more…

Five ways to customise surfaces with single-colour tiling

James Wormald

27.04.2022

Single colour tiles might look simple on the surface, but with a little creative thinking, the full range of possibilities starts to emerge. Here are five original ways to apply them.

Tala: turning a light-bulb moment into a lighting revolution

Brand story

Emma Moore

27.04.2022

Climate-conscious British lighting brand Tala is on a mission to harness the potential of LED technology as not only a source of light, but a key tool in creating zero-carbon interiors.

'Outdoor furniture is now made like cars': Patrick ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

26.04.2022

Patrick Jouin of Patrick Jouin iD introduces the hardwearing comfort of new outdoor materials: 'We have fabric that can resist the sun and the rain, that is so sensual.' Watch the video to learn more…

'There are almost no borders anymore in terms of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

25.04.2022

Luca Nichetto of Nichetto Studio discusses designing for outdoor as if it were indoor: 'You can take a sofa that is designed for outdoor and put it in your living room.' Watch the video to learn more…

Cutting through the noise with sound solutions by Impact ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

22.04.2022

Swiss sound-management experts Impact Acoustic are getting heard when it comes to architecturally integrated acoustic solutions. Watch the video to learn more…

Nine projects with sunken living zones

James Wormald

21.04.2022

By surrounding users with the comforting permanence of the ground, these six projects from across the world create intimate sunken living spaces that hold us in a supportive embrace.

Hypnotising glass light constellations from BOMMA

Brand story

Bomma

20.04.2022

Specialist lighting brand BOMMA can trust in centuries of Czech glassblowing tradition in the creation of its daring, otherworldly, handcrafted designs.

Seven projects that use 3D visualisation to give the full ...

James Wormald

14.04.2022

With natural lighting, surfaces and adaptable physics, 3D visualisation uses realism, real-time rendering and VR technology to help clients see plans for real in a virtual world.

Lobby lounges according to Minotti

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

12.04.2022

Combining flexibility with the comfort and style of home, Minotti’s collections are designed for rest, work or all the above, in the contemporary versatile lobby lounge.

How to design your own poolside paradise

James Wormald

12.04.2022

Private pools provide both tranquillity and excitement, literally just outside your back door. But a relaxing pool is useless without the surrounding area to enjoy it.

Bringing the great outdoors inside with cero by Solarlux

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

11.04.2022

Bringing the surrounding lake landscape into the interior of a private villa near Potsdam – project architect Bianca Klinger achieved this by making Solarlux's large cero sliding windows an integral part of the building's elaborate glass facade.

'A render of space without furniture is cold and ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.04.2022

MAKE's Katy Ghahremani discusses selecting furniture early in the design process: 'It's important to show clients the materiality of spaces in the context of the FF&E.' Watch the video to learn more…

Five projects that top it all off with unique ceiling ...

James Wormald

07.04.2022

These five projects encourage visitors to keep looking up. Using different materials and techniques, they turn the mundanity of flat, boring ceilings into special, individual surfaces to gaze up at.

'Furniture is the first prosthesis that we have': ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

06.04.2022

Alfredo Häberli of Alfredo Häberli Design Development discusses furniture that touches the soul: 'You can ask, is this piece of furniture design talking to me or not?' Watch the video to learn more…

Elegance is in the details with Occhio's new phantom ...

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

06.04.2022

Product surfaces are often not given the credit they deserve. With phantom and black phantom, the lighting specialists at Occhio have now added two novelties to their repertoire that stand out from the crowd.

'The roof or the ceiling is also a piece of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

05.04.2022

Benedetta Tagliabue of EMBT discusses an architect's desire to design all parts of a project, including the furniture: 'Everything goes together and everything is a whole.' Watch the video to learn more…

Nine designer radiator typologies that turn up the heat

James Wormald

05.04.2022

Warming up chilly interiors with a blend of science and artistry, these nine types of contemporary radiator bring creativity in from the cold.

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