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TECHNOLOGY DESIGN WEEK: PROFESSIONAL INSIGHTS

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.03.2021

Watch architect Carlo Ratti, Vanessa Quirk from Sidewalk Labs, and smart-home expert Andreas Dörflinger!

How to design smart homes? Eight tips for incorporating ...

ArchDaily

01.03.2021

TECHNOLOGY DESIGN WEEK: With homes becoming increasingly smart, José Tomás Franco outlines eight strategies for incorporating domotics into architecture.

How elevating: Aritco

Brand story

James Wormald

26.02.2021

Platform lifts. Swedish manufacturer ARITCO shows how architects can integrate them into residential properties without them looking like an afterthought – but rather a serious design statement.

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.

The ins and outs: Orama Minimal Frames

Brand story

Emma Moore

23.02.2021

ORAMA MINIMAL FRAMES’ window- and door-frame series ZERO shows how inside and out can be seamlessly merged – even when it comes to more-complex floor plans.

The office manager: DATAFLEX

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

19.02.2021

Dutch office specialist DATAFLEX offers planners and specifiers a range of sustainably manufactured monitor and cable management solutions – modular systems that help to make working spaces not only more efficient but more beautiful, too.

LIGHT WORK: REGENT LIGHTING

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

17.02.2021

Which kind of light is best for working? The one you have to think about least. With LIGHTPAD, Swiss manufacturer REGENT LIGHTING has created a modular system that optimally lights the workspace – whatever the time of day.

Tree huggers: CWP

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

11.02.2021

When we consume the earth's precious resources, they should be used as sustainably as possible and then renewed – just like Finnish wood veneer manufacturer CWP does it.

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!

By dealers, for dealers: LIGALICHT

Brand story

Das Ideale Heim Magazin für Architektur, Design und Wohnkultur

09.02.2021

LIGALICHT stands for premium design, innovation, LED expertise, sustainability and Swiss quality.

The tables are turning: MARA

Brand story

Emma Moore

29.01.2021

FURNITURE DESIGN WEEK: Designing agility into workplace projects is here to stay. Furniture that responds to, and even drives this, is required now more than ever. Italian brand MARA, with its Follow family of tables, has the answer.

Layer by layer: ARGOLITE

Das Ideale Heim Magazin für Architektur, Design und Wohnkultur

12.01.2021

There’s only one firm in Switzerland that produces high pressure laminate (HPL) sheets: ARGOLITE.

Hold me tight: AIR-LUX

Brand story

Architonic

12.01.2021

The first ever sliding window system for skyscrapers by Swiss company Air-Lux has already proven itself under stringent US testing conditions. Just why it is the first to be suitable for high-rise buildings, with their enormous wind loads, is

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.

Computer as creator: Artificial intelligence in furniture ...

möbelschweiz

15.12.2020

Artificial intelligence is increasingly relevant, but what does it mean for the design sector? A look at experimental approaches and the first chair produced in series by man and machine. (DE / FR only)

Do the math: AGROB BUCHTAL

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

14.12.2020

His latest project for AGROB BUCHTAL has led Sebastian Herkner into a new field, one where a symbiosis of creativity and physics saw the go-to product designer dig out his old maths book.

Show your colours: TECNOGRAFICA

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

30.11.2020

The desire to express one's personality while communicating over zoom and other apps at home has caused demand for expressive wallpapers from the Italian manufacturer TECNOGRAFICA to boom.

Architonic Story: Geberit

Brand story

Architonic

26.11.2020

The comprehensive new GEBERIT ONE system means you no longer have to compromise when it comes to bathroom design and bathroom function. How so? Watch the video to find out...

Safe space: LINDNER

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

26.11.2020

How to maintain a real-time face-to-face work dynamic safely, during pandemic times? The FLEXup OptiSpace system from interiors-specialist LINDNER offers a convincing answer.

Built for the future: HI-MACS®

Brand story

Peter Smisek

26.11.2020

It has never been more important to pay attention to the sustainable credentials of the materials we use in our buildings – and companies such as LG Hausys, manufacturer of HI-MACS®, are leading the way.

The writing’s on the wall: ASB GLASSFLOOR

Brand story

Markus Hieke

25.11.2020

ASB GLASSFLOOR has been lighting up the world of sport with its cutting-edge LumiFlex floor technology for years. Now, with DigitalWallpaper, it has set its sights on a broad new range of applications. Sunglasses optional.

On safe ground: Vorwerk Flooring

Brand story

Julia Hauch

13.11.2020

For sure, carpets bring with them a broad range of health, wellness and comfort benefits but with VORWERK FLOORING, they also come with serious environmental credentials.

Open air: SIEMENS HOME APPLIANCE

Brand story

Markus Hieke

12.11.2020

Smart, quiet and discreet, the glassdraftAir worktop ventilation system from SIEMENS HOME APPLIANCE is optimally suited to modern, open kitchen spaces that are as much about sociability as they are about cooking.

Soft stuff, hard facts: Vorwerk Flooring shows how ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

03.11.2020

Enviable design collaborations and unparalleled Made-in-Germany quality are only part of the VORWERK story. The premium carpet manufacturer has always had sustainability in the weave.

Think inside the box: BOSSELINO

Brand story

Markus Hieke

29.10.2020

Contemporary open-plan workspaces are perfect for creativity and collaboration, but for those times when you need to take a step back, there’s bosselino.

Face off: office facades

Brand story

Peter Smisek

21.10.2020

You only get one chance to make a good first impression, they say. The latest office facades do just that.

Eternal flame: Fold by Steininger.Designers

Brand story

Julia Hauch

20.10.2020

If the gods on Mount Olympus had a kitchen, it might just resemble FOLD, the monolithic, shimmering-gold kitchen block by STEININGER.DESIGNERS.

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: Duravit

Brand story

Architonic

09.10.2020

Hygiene is one of the most important aspects of any bathroom – and Duravit has led the way with innovations such as touch-free controls and rimless toilets. Its new HygieneGlaze coating is just the latest game-changer.

Protect Your Legacy: WOLF

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

07.10.2020

‘Fine quality boxes’ is how British heritage brand WOLF describes its secure storage for valuable watches and other possessions. We say micro-architectural.

The sensitive type: Illan by Luceplan

Brand story

Peter Smisek

30.09.2020

Light in all senses of the word. Illan, from Italian lighting manufacturer LUCEPLAN, responds to the slightest of air currents. Pure poetry.

Monitoring the situation: Novis

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

24.09.2020

German monitor manufacturer NOVIS creates technology that seamlessly integrates with furniture – and with no functional compromise.

The search is on: Architonic now offers an even better ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

23.07.2020

A raft of new search filters, plus a completely new image-based search functionality, give architects and other architonic.com users greater research efficiency and product inspiration.

Material diversity and new production methods

möbelschweiz

16.07.2020

A lamp made from industrial waste or furniture made from mushrooms? The design world has long since discovered a multitude of new materials and innovative manufacturing methods. The results are both surprising and impressive. (DE and FR only)

We’re all ears: local consultancy from DALI

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

16.06.2020

Danish speaker manufacturer DALI has local representation in over 70 countries, so one of its trained specialists is never too far away, wherever you are in the world.

Word up!: DALI

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

16.06.2020

Sound design for large, open spaces – such as train stations – brings with it many challenges. Thankfully, with their high-performance, wide-dispersion speakers, DALI provides an answer.

Volume in space: DALI

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

16.06.2020

Danish sound specialist DALI has fine-tuned the art of bringing clear sound to large spaces – to the delight of architects and designers everywhere.

Linea Light Group – Industrial & Urban Lighting

Linea Light Group

16.06.2020

Linea Light Group presents an entire dedicated line, contained in a single brand: i-LèD Industrial

The new bronze age: GIRA

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

19.05.2020

With control systems that include warm bronze tones and subtly shimmering surfaces, premium manufacturer of intelligent building technology GIRA, offers new creative freedom to specifiers interested in reflecting current trends.

Hot off the press: G-Pulse from GIRA

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

19.05.2020

What makes an original an original? You can find the answer to this and more in GIRA’s G-Pulse – an online magazine aimed explicitly at architects and interior designers.

Pushing my buttons: GIRA

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

19.05.2020

GIRA’s new pushbutton sensor 4 may employ a minimalist design language, but with its choice of LED icon colours as well as a pleasantly haptic response to touch, it packs a powerful, multi-sensory punch.

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.

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.

ISE departs from Amsterdam in style

ISE

12.03.2020

The 15th edition of ISE delivered a vibrant showcase of exhibitors and an exciting programme of events. We look back at the highlights from the final show in Amsterdam as ISE prepares for the next phase of its evolution.

ON A ROLL: REGENT LIGHTING

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

28.02.2020

Swiss lighting specialists REGENT LIGHTING's new rollable diffuser RUN+ finally makes uninterrupted, joint-free lighting planning possible. Nothing's going to stop us now.

LETROH: ELECTROSOPHY

Letroh

26.02.2020

Do not follow the flow, bring it where you want.

It might get loud: DALI

Brand story

Clare Dowdy

25.02.2020

With its 37 years of experience, Danish manufacturer DALI has developed wall-mountable loudspeakers that stand firm even when subjected to vibration – so turn it up!

Behind the music: DALI

Brand story

Clare Dowdy

25.02.2020

The complex technology behind DALI's CI Hi-FI loudspeakers delivers a smoother sound and a larger ‘sweet spot’ for the listener – with no compromise on aesthetics.

Resounding!: loudspeakers from DALI

Brand story

Dali

25.02.2020

Danish loudspeaker manufacturer DALI is on a mission to convince interior designers of the value of audio products – with high-quality, easy-to-install speakers that respect a space's clean lines.

ISE 2020: What to expect

ISE

30.01.2020

Expand your ideas of what’s possible by visiting ISE

Occhio: from evolution to revolution

Brand story

Julia Hauch

22.01.2020

Munich-based company OCCHIO has been revolutionising the light in our rooms for 20 years – systematically, brightly, with future-oriented technologies towards a new culture of light. And that’s only the beginning.

Centre Stage for light

Light + Building

20.01.2020

It is also often nice if details stay invisible. Fully in accordance with the Bauhaus maxim – now a hundred years old.

Integrating Design with Technology at ISE 2020

ISE

13.12.2019

To create residential properties that deliver the best-integrated experience for homeowners as well as the right aesthetic fit, the design-build and home technology communities should work together to recognise the needs of the industry. ISE 2020 is

Tech Tile: Casalgrande Padana

Brand story

Anna Winston

10.12.2019

For almost 60 years, porcelain stoneware manufacturer Casalgrande Padana has been investing heavily in research to extend the performance limits of ceramics in an architectural context.

Game on: innovative visualisation at BIM World MUNICH

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

31.10.2019

BIM technology is able to feed 3D technologies with a whole range of additional intelligent information – which opens up numerous new possibilities in the field of visualisation. At BIM World MUNICH this year, you’ll be able to see three

BIMisation: how BIM is changing the construction industry

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

31.10.2019

BIM World MUNICH will feature a comprehensive programme of events covering all aspects of Building Information Modeling. One of the focus points: How can digital transformation contribute to more sustainability in construction?

Pulse generator: BIM World MUNICH

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

31.10.2019

At BIM World MUNICH on 26 and 27 November, more than 200 exhibitors – established companies and start-ups alike – will present the latest tools and technologies for digitising the construction and real estate industries.

And the livin' is easy: Busch-Jaeger

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

15.08.2019

German specialists in smart-building technology BUSCH-JAEGER have developed a multitude of networked products and services that impress with their simple, intuitive usability and discreet elegance.

There's an app for that: new smart homes

Peter Smisek

07.08.2018

Equipped with intelligent technologies, the latest cohort of smart homes are opening the door to easier and more efficient living.

Facing the future: innovative facades

Jaime Heather Schwartz

07.08.2018

Let’s face it. Sometimes you do judge a book by its cover. And a building by its facade. We bring you a selection of innovation-led architectural show-offs...

Stand and deliver: RENZ

Brand story

Susanna Koeberle

18.01.2017

RENZ, based near Stuttgart, is the European market leader in post box systems. Their innovative myRENZbox makes receiving parcels much easier, for businesses and private customers alike.

Smart Homes

Katharina Sommer

03.05.2016

Digital technology is becoming increasingly embedded in the architectural fabric of the home. Sometimes foregrounded, occasionally centre-stage, but mostly taking an almost invisible back-seat.

Coming Full Circle

Brand story

Ulrich Büttner

25.01.2016

Suspended ceilings made of mineral fibre-panels traditionally finish their life cycle on the rubbish tip. However, mineral-tile producer and market leader OWA, based in Amorbach, Germany, has developed a process for reclaiming and completely

Here and Now: new wayfinding and place-making

Richard Wolfströme

23.10.2015

Wayfinding and place-making is, well, going places. Graphic designer and place-making specialist Richard Wolfströme looks at what happens when 2D gives 3D architectural space that extra dimension.

Parking Systems by Wöhr

Brand story

Ulrich Büttner

27.01.2015

When the first ‘modern automobile’ was introduced to the world, it was the year 1886. The ultramodern horseless vehicle would remain the exception for a number of years, and parking problems were unknown, and still a long way off. Wöhr was

Where the Future Happens

Orgatec Blog

27.10.2014

In September, we saw the launch of the eagerly anticipated Apple Watch. Much has already been said about the potential impact of this device on the worlds of consumer electronics, fashion, well-being and productivity. It’s certainly a step forward

Heading into Virtual Worlds

Orgatec Blog

06.08.2014

Without realising it, we’re on autopilot almost all of the time, filtering information aurally, physically and visually at an amazing rate. Our nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 250 miles per hour, faster than a Formula 1 car!

Interior acoustics: Innovation inspiration

Orgatec Blog

03.04.2014

Following take-off on a recent flight from Hong Kong to London – and just as I settle into my seat – a baby starts to scream! The commotion is coming from towards the back of the A380. I contemplate an entirely sleepless night flight and then