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    How to design a stunning and functional kitchen island

    James Wormald

    15.10.2021

    With contemporary lifestyles meaning more entertaining from home, forward-facing kitchen islands with integrated seating make staying in the new going out. But what makes the perfect kitchen island?

    How to choose the right type of pendant light: examples and ...

    James Wormald

    13.10.2021

    It’s easy for enthusiasts and even professional designers to be dazzled by the blinding array of lights in various styles. Here are the main types of pendant light, and what they’re used for.

    Join the Build for Life Conference hosted by VELUX

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    12.10.2021

    From 15-17 November, leading roof window manufacturer VELUX will host its Build for Life Conference 2021, with the goal of developing more sustainable strategies for the building industry.

    VELUX and the role of natural light in our wellbeing

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    12.10.2021

    VELUX's Daylight Symposium is a three-day, digital event for researchers, architects and building professionals which highlights the benefits of the use of natural light on building projects.

    A ten-year sustainability strategy from VELUX Group

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    12.10.2021

    In 2020, VELUX Group launched a comprehensive sustainability strategy called 'It's our Nature', which aims to pioneer on climate issues, innovate in relation to sustainability and promote responsible business practices.

    Six houses with impressive views – and the windows that ...

    James Wormald

    07.10.2021

    If you’ve got it, flaunt it. Large, expansive sliding windows allow our interiors to connect with the local environment, while flooding them with regenerative natural light.

    From hotels to concert halls: 8 distinctive projects with ...

    James Wormald

    05.10.2021

    Restrooms that bring unique character to interior projects are a great way to add individual style to the user experience. Here are eight of the best.

    A day in a fully automated smart home

    James Wormald

    01.10.2021

    With every household need catered for automatically, the Internet of Things promised us the easy life. Now smart home living can automate our daily lives, but what’s it really like?

    Leolux LX collections help create brand awareness

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    30.09.2021

    Both at the new Red Bull site in Amsterdam and the Limburgs Museum in Venlo, Leolux LX upholstered furniture enhances the ambience of each of these contract settings.

    Leolux LX knows how to specify furniture for the home and ...

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    30.09.2021

    Leolux LX's upholstered furniture lines can be customised and made to order so that interior designers' visions can be realised, whether for the home or the contract sector.

    This armchair by Leolux LX brings a smile to the room

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    30.09.2021

    Designed by Martin Ballendat for Dutch brand Leolux LX, the LXR18 armchair speaks the design language of the club chair, but is more modern, compact – and friendly.

    6 project interiors that empower experiences with coloured ...

    James Wormald

    24.09.2021

    Colour and light are two hugely influential tools when sculpting interior space. They bring function and positivity to environments without adding physical clutter.

    Plug and play: 7 flexible workspaces in the modern office

    James Wormald

    22.09.2021

    No employee is the same, so why should offices be the same? A wave of flexible office furniture is giving companies and workers the freedom to change the way, and the places, they work.

    Getting technical: an introduction to colour temperature and ...

    James Wormald

    16.09.2021

    Commercial spaces must be enticing enough to pull people in, and comforting enough to keep them there. It’s this balance that makes the utilisation of technical lighting so important to master.

    Questions to ask when selecting flooring

    James Wormald

    14.09.2021

    The material underneath your feet is arguably the most crucial part of any interior. Here are the questions specifiers need to consider, when selecting the perfect floor covering for their project.

    Front of house: An explanation of facades

    James Wormald

    10.09.2021

    Facades are the clothes buildings dress themselves up in. Physical declarations of prominence and boastful creativity. Here is an inspirational selection of architectural facades created by Architonic’s archive of manufacturers…

    How to bring nature indoors: Flou

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    09.09.2021

    The 2021 collection by Flou depicts six aspects of our changing environment, bridging our increasingly indoor lives with the world outside, again.

    All about acoustics

    James Wormald

    08.09.2021

    Once the forgotten realm of interiors, creating the perfect soundscape is now just as important as light and decoration. Here are the different acoustic products available to create the right tone…

    The view from the office: Dataflex

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    16.06.2021

    As working spaces continue to adapt to the new needs of increasingly flexible workforces, Dataflex’s Viewprime monitor arm system provides a solution that makes the office a place people want to return to.

    Powder room: Casalgrande Padana

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    04.06.2021

    The new Atelier collection from Italian manufacturer of porcelain-stoneware tiles Casalgrande Padana shows the power of softer colour tones.

    Cover story: Morbern Europe

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    27.05.2021

    More than 50 years of experience in the production of upholstery fabrics for the contract sector has once again helped Morben earn the title of ‘Best Managed Company’.

    Clean sheet: Morbern Europe

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    27.05.2021

    Originally developed for the healthcare sector, Morbern Europe’s sustainably produced fabrics today have a far wider range of applications, namely ‘upholstery solutions for the new normal’.

    Singing in the rain: Morbern Europe

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    27.05.2021

    Morbern Europe's all-weather materials withstand the most extreme of applications – just one of the reasons why premium outdoor furniture manufacturer Extremis chose them.

    A new frame of mind: Steelcase Flex Active Frames

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    26.05.2021

    Based on a survey of 32,000 people, Steelcase’s latest study – the ‘Work Better Report’ – discovers what workers expect and require from their post-pandemic working environment...

    Lights out: Luceplan

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    28.04.2021

    In collaboration with a host of designers, Italian lighting specialist Luceplan is launching a number of new collections – all designed with more free-flowing indoor/outdoor spaces in mind.

    Show your metal: AGMA

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    23.04.2021

    Stainless steel neatly combines two factors that are important in private kitchens – hygiene and ecological compatibility. For implementation, meet Italian metalheads AGMA.

    Walk this way: Atlas Concorde

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    21.04.2021

    Flooring can be a key tool in visually connecting interiors with outdoor spaces, providing a seamless image. Atlas Concorde shows how.

    Horizontal integration: De Padova

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    15.04.2021

    Thanks to their unobtrusive form, both the Square 16 and Horizontal sofas by De Padova are perfect for design projects that aim to be uncomplicated, comfortable and reassuring.

    Special ēdition: Time & Style x De Padova

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    15.04.2021

    Inspired by traditional Japanese living concepts, the Time & Style ēdition collection by Italian manufacturer De Padova succeeds in bringing visual calm to rooms.

    The Design Olympics: De Padova

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    15.04.2021

    See which dazzling selection of international designers has made it into the current collection of legendary Italian manufacturer De Padova.

    Three is the magic number: Haworth

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    12.04.2021

    With its Work from Anywhere ecosystem, contract furnishing expert Haworth provides cogent solutions to the challenges posed by modern workplace scenarios.

    Showtime: the Architect Show 3

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    08.04.2021

    From 11–12 December, the Architect Show 3 at Metropolitan EXPO in Athens, Greece will be the place to be as architects, engineers, designers and planners come together for two days of learning, networking and inspiration.

    Bricking it: Randers Tegl

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    25.03.2021

    While brick has enjoyed a renaissance in contemporary architecture, due in no small part to its sustainability credentials, manufacturer Randers Tegl is delivering even greater creative potential and versatility with its long-format Ultima brick

    The duality of light: Hollands Licht

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    15.03.2021

    Alongside collaborations with more established names, Dutch lighting brand Hollands Licht is a champion of emerging design talent, whose innovative, sculptural luminaires shine even before they’ve been switched on.

    Time Machine: Enscape

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    11.03.2021

    Enscape has created a plug-in that allows adjustments to architectural designs to be immediately visible – game-changing, time-saving, real-time rendering.

    Beyond tradition: Inspiration of Kyoto

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    10.03.2021

    The Inspiration of Kyoto project celebrates 13 Japanese studios and workshops, keeping century-old Japanese craft and manufacturing techniques alive while inspiring a new, international generation of designers.

    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.

    Moving on up: Green Furniture Concept

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    11.02.2021

    PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: Placemaking practitioners GREEN FURNITURE CONCEPT enrich hectic public spaces with harmony and wellbeing. Their latest modular, sustainable seating system, Ascent, combines nature and geometry – resulting in truly enhanced

    Sound thinking: EVAVAARA DESIGN

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    13.11.2020

    EVAVAARA DESIGN’s sshhh sound solutions are designed to help people work better, but their uses stretch well beyond the open-plan office. Find out how...

    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.

    Working the room: SICIS

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    25.06.2020

    Italian manufacturer SICIS’s Rooms project offers a total spatial concept with its wide-ranging portfolio of exclusive surfaces and furniture. All from one hand.

    Turning heads: Zazzeri

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    09.06.2020

    With its strong formal and material expression, the JK21 range of fittings by Italian bathroom specialist Zazzeri – inspired by its iconic Junko series – is big in the bathroom.

    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.

    Who said size doesn't matter? FAP Ceramiche goes large

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    18.03.2020

    With their new Bloom collection, Italian ceramic specialist FAP CERAMICHE is launching the largest white-body wall tile on the market, enabling surfaces that offer maximum visual continuity and fill bathrooms with personality.

    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.

    Reuse it, or lose it!: Kinnarps

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    23.01.2020

    It’s fair to say that most people will do the right thing if given the chance – and with their new Better Effect Index rating tool, KINNARPS, the Swedish furniture manufacturer, are putting this theory to the test.

    Ceramic Cinema: Marca Corona's #PROJECTEMOTION

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    29.10.2019

    Joined by a shared passion for design and innovative surfaces, MARCA CORONA has teamed up with a handful of architects and designers to create the innovative and passionate #ProjecteMotion video series on outstanding architectural projects.

    Flying premium: The Flexform Wing sofa

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    23.09.2019

    Making a feature of its clean lines and a low, deep base, the sectional Wing sofa, from Flexform designer Antonio Citterio, provides a light and subtle centrepiece for uncluttered climates in top-level interior design projects.

    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.

    Bridging cultures through design: Minotti 2019 Collection

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    05.09.2019

    Minotti’s 2019 Collection blends together the different styles and cultures of five internationally-renowned designers, creating multiple new seating systems and complementary furniture pieces. Here are the highlights from the collection.

    Designing Waves: Minotti’s 2019 Hospitality Vision

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    05.09.2019

    Minotti's virtual tour video for a fictional ‘Waves Resort’ showcases countless sample scenarios to exemplify the eternal compositional hospitality potential of the 2019 Collection.

    Partners in shine: Platek

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    16.07.2019

    With thousands of available products and an in-house team of experts on hand for guidance, Italian architectural-lighting manufacturer PLATEK can meet the needs of just about any public or private project.

    Catch some rays: Platek’s Sun Collection

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    16.07.2019

    Small but mighty, the Sun collection of floodlights from Italian architectural-lighting manufacturer PLATEK are specifically developed for projects with large projection distances.

    Break out: the Mesh collection from Platek

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    16.07.2019

    The Mesh collection, a reimagining of the classic bedside lamp, designed by Marco Acerbis for PLATEK, breaks free from the bedroom, offering a variety of lamps for outdoor living or dining areas.

    No place like home: Normann Copenhagen

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    08.04.2019

    Danish design brand NORMANN COPENHAGEN is on a mission to manufacture furniture, lighting, textiles and accessories that deliver a feeling of familiarity and comfort, regardless of where they are installed.

    Nice and easy: Hyg by Normann Copenhagen

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    07.04.2019

    Taking it easy is by no means a hardship when sitting in Simon Legald’s voluminous, cocoon-like Hyg chair and sofa for NORMANN COPENHAGEN.

    Vision quest: Form by Normann Copenhagen

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    07.04.2019

    A clear vision, followed by a process of diligent trial and error, led to Simon Legald's Form Chair series for NORMANN COPENHAGEN.

    All change: Metalmobil is now Et al.

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    03.04.2019

    At this year's Salone del Mobile, the innovative Italian furniture manufacturer METALMOBIL presents itself to the public for the first time under its new name, ET AL.

    Bright young thinking: infiniti

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    06.03.2019

    Young Italian furniture brand INFINITI is making a name for itself amongst a worldwide clientbase, with a novel philosophy of finding and nurturing the best, but previously unproven, fresh creative talent.

    Making waves: GROHE's innovations for 2019

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    13.02.2019

    With a commitment to sustainability, design quality and smart technology, the leading global brand GROHE introduces new product innovations that offer users even more choice and control.

    Behind the curtain: GROHE SMARTCONTROL CONCEALED

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    13.02.2019

    The sleek SmartControl Concealed system from GROHE hides its advantages in plain sight. With its streamlined design and easy Rapido SmartBox installation, you can control up to three showers with one trim.

    Let it sink in: GROHE

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    13.02.2019

    GROHE demonstrates its grasp of our contemporary and future kitchen needs with its innovative Blue and Red Watersystems and customisable, professional-grade kitchen fixtures like the new Essence.

    Meet the new neighbours: Steelcase's Share It ...

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    30.01.2019

    STEELCASE's Share It Collection combines open-plan design with private office elements that structure space into separate neighbourhood areas, providing both privacy and focus, as well as Team Hubs for colleagues to connect.

    BIM me up: BIM World MUNICH 2018

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    19.11.2018

    Taking over the ICM in Munich between 27-28 November, the third instalment of BIM World MUNICH will champion the latest innovations, IT applications and IoT tech to digitally transform the construction and real estate industry.

    The future is now: Ambiente 2019

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    31.10.2018

    From 8–12 February 2019 the international consumer goods fair AMBIENTE will provide insight into the relevant design trends of the future. Find out now what awaits.

    Finders seekers: Ambiente 2019

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    18.10.2018

    Ambiente 2019 invites visitors to explore the latest products from around 4,500 exhibitors and discover the newest trends and talents in the world of international consumers goods with its extensive event programme.

    Area of influence: Ambiente 2019

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    18.10.2018

    Nicolette Naumann, Vice President Ambiente, speaks about the Frankfurt fair's lasting influence on the world of international consumer goods.

    Staying one step ahead: Ambiente Trends 2019

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    18.10.2018

    Staying up to date is essential to staying in business so take note as Ambiente Trends 2019 shares the latest, in-depth design trend forecasting research.

    Stacked up: MENU

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    01.10.2018

    In collaboration with Norm Architects and Els Van Hoorebeeck from The Office Group, MENU created the Co Chair, a stackable chair suitable for multi-functional office spaces.

    Cut out for comfort: MENU

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    01.10.2018

    Take a seat and take time out to enjoy reading or another activity in the Knitting Chair from MENU, a return to Ib Kofod-Larsen's modernist design known for its cut-out elbow rests.

    Light the way: MENU

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    01.10.2018

    The easy to install TR Bulb from MENU, designed in collaboration with Tim Rundle, features a flexible design that allows it to fit well into a variety of places, both literally and figuratively.

    Lights up, noise down: Luceplan

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    25.09.2018

    Through research and experimentation, the trend-setting Italian lighting brand LUCEPLAN created their acoustic lighting solutions. The result is a collection of stress-reducing luminaires that not only look good but keep the surroundings sounding

    Wash and Stay: ANTONIOLUPI

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    04.09.2018

    Italian bathroom fitting and furniture brand ANTONIOLUPI's newest ranges continue to bring technological elegance and luxury to the front of the design table.

    A towel for all times: fouta

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    27.08.2018

    The Swiss luxury brand FOUTA crafts classic Mediterranean towels like those traditionally worn by men and women in the public baths of the 19th century.

    Poland plays to its strengths: Warsaw Home Fair 2018

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    25.07.2018

    Strength! is the theme of Warsaw Home International Interior Design Fair’s third edition and it highlights Poland’s emerging position on the scene.

    Speaking out on design: Warsaw Home Fair 2018

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    23.07.2018

    Top name guest speakers are just part of the proof Warsaw Home Fair is quickly becoming a significant meeting place for the international design market.

    Good design is heading East: Warsaw Home Fair 2018

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    19.07.2018

    Founder and CEO of Warsaw Home Fair, Kasia Ptak knows how to pique interest in Poland’s potential to be the next hot spot for the international contract market.

    Bring your A Game: Brunner

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    23.05.2018

    Stacking up literally and figuratively, Jehs+Laub’s A-Chair design for BRUNNER brings style, function and comfort right to your seat.

    Smart and simple: Grohe SmartControl

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    10.04.2018

    GROHE's SmartControl system turns the shower user into the author of their own shower experience. Water – the way you want it.

    Check in, switch on: GROHE SmartControl

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    10.04.2018

    With high-tech yet simple and intuitive features, GROHE's new SmartControl system is a perfect addition for high-end hotel chains

    Trust is good, control is better: GROHE SmartControl

    Brand story

    James Wormald

    04.04.2018

    Innovative and design-led sanitaryware manufacturer GROHE's new SmartControl system controls three separate spray functions with an exclusive turn feature, putting the user in full control of their shower.