Profiles

    Year

      Results: 102

      The boss of emboss: Woven Image

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      18.06.2020

      Inspired by Japonisme and anything but two-dimensional, Australian wall-coverings manufacturer WOVEN IMAGE’s two new acoustic wall panels – Zen and Ion – help calm the modern workplace.

      Eyes on the prize: German Design Award 2021

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      10.06.2020

      10 July is the closing date for entries for the GERMAN DESIGN AWARDS 2021, which, for the first time, also features a prize aimed at young architectural offices and design studios in a new category.

      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.

      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.

      Sky-Frame’s Pivot Door is a real head turner

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.05.2020

      The modern version of the revolving door by Sky-Frame combines Le Corbusier's idea of the fluidity of space with 21st-century technology …

      Open for everything: Sky-Frame Classic

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.05.2020

      The Classic sliding window line from Sky-Frame opens up spectacular views and fits into the most diverse of architectural contexts.

      Sky-Frame brings you out of your shell

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.05.2020

      Find out why architects like Bjarke Ingels use glass solutions from the Swiss manufacturer Sky-Frame to break down the boundaries between inside and out.

      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

      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.

      Schüco declares open season!

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      09.04.2020

      Architectural boundaries are blurring thanks to German manufacturer SCHÜCO.

      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.

      Sketchbook, the new wallpaper collection by Inkiostro Bianco

      Inkiostro Bianco

      26.03.2020

      Free-hand thoughts, from the sketchbook to the wall

      Tile is of the essence: Villeroy & Boch

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      25.03.2020

      With ‘The Art of Simplicity’, Villeroy & Boch has designed tile collections that reflect our longing for a natural retreat – and sets the stage for the things that are really important to us.

      Haven’t I seen you somewhere before?

      Brand story

      Bethan Ryder

      25.03.2020

      B&B Italia and Naoto Fukasawa have teamed up to create Ayana – a refined, quietly innovative outdoor collection that may leave you with a feeling of déjà-vu.

      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.

      Room for manoeuvre: barrier-free bathrooms from KALDEWEI

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      17.03.2020

      German bathroom manufacturer KALDEWEI has comprehensively engaged with the topic of accessibility and developed some clever solutions for the more challenging floor plan.

      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.

      Symbiosis of room and nature: Solarlux

      Brand story

      Solarlux

      10.03.2020

      With its moveable glass facades, German family-owned company SOLARLUX is blurring the lines between outside and in – seamlessly merging the outdoors with indoor living spaces.

      Seat temptation: Roda

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      05.03.2020

      Inside or out? With Italian outdoor furniture manufacturer RODA’s new EDEN sofa collection this ceases to be a question, as indoor and outdoor living become one.

      Discover the power of more: EGGER

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      06.02.2020

      The Austrian wood-based products specialist knows how to satisfy its customers – combining decades of experience with state-of-the-art technology.

      Sky-Frame: Welcome aboard!

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      31.01.2020

      Bjarke Ingels talks unobstructed views and architecture as a force for good in the latest instalment of ‘My Point of View’, Swiss sliding-window manufacturer SKY-FRAME's film series.

      Down to a fine art: Atlas Concorde

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      30.01.2020

      Atlas Concorde, the internationally renowned Italian company founded 50 years ago, have the production of high-end porcelain and wall tiles down to a fine art.

      Take it outside: Freifrau Manufaktur

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      27.01.2020

      The popular Leya series from Freifrau has a new sister and she’s more of the outdoor type. Anything but a couch potato, the Leyasol line is the first by Freifrau to venture outside.

      The new Christian Fischbacher Prêt-à-Porter Carpet ...

      Christian Fischbacher

      21.01.2020

      The new flat-weave rugs from Swiss textile editor Christian Fischbacher are an expression of experience and flair

      Beautiful on the outside: MOEDING

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      21.01.2020

      Bavarian Ceramic Facade specialists MOEDING use a very special material to achieve one of the most important tasks of architecture – creating a building’s outer shell.

      New & Next University competition: Design from across ...

      Heimtextil

      03.01.2020

      The UK, Pakistan and Switzerland – these are the winners of the second ‘New & Next University Competition’ at Heimtextil (7–10 January 2020).

      Happy Birthday, Heimtextil!

      Heimtextil

      19.12.2019

      Heimtextil celebrates its anniversary: from 7–10 January 2020, the global home textiles industry will meet for the 50th time in Frankfurt am Main. The celebrations will include numerous events as well as exhibitors who have been here since the

      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.

      On tour at Heimtextil 2020

      Heimtextil

      10.12.2019

      In addition to innovations from the industry, Heimtextil 2020 offers the contract sector a specialist programme that makes it well worth travelling to Frankfurt to spend some time and be inspired.

      Pure fabrication: textiles in architecture

      Peter Smisek

      29.11.2019

      Textiles and fabrics represent one of the earliest forms of human technology, as well as an effective, and not to mention sustainable, architectural element. And we’re not talking curtains.

      GOING THE EXTRA MILE AGAIN : WONDERWALL STUDIOS

      Brand story

      Wonderwall Studios

      25.11.2019

      If you know Wonderwall Studios, you probably know these guys always go the extra mile for their woods. Always have, always will. Since 2010 they trot the globe in search of those special batches of reclaimed woods. This time, they stayed a little

      M&K Filze: making its presence felt

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      19.11.2019

      Bavaria's M&K Filze has learnt a thing or two about wool in its 150-year history, not least that it can be dangerous to follow the flock. No surprise then that they’ve developed a new material in-house: Nitona, a felt product that’s ideal for

      And the winner is…: the Vanceva World of Color Awards 2020

      Brand story

      Clare Dowdy

      19.11.2019

      Vanceva® World of Color Awards™ 2020 honours projects that most innovatively demonstrate creativity in the use of coloured laminated glass on finished buildings – both inside and out.

      Heimtextil: Green solutions in focus

      Brand story

      Heimtextil

      19.11.2019

      Sustainability is a permanent focus of Heimtextil. In 2020, the leading innovation platform will provide numerous tools and specials on this issue.

      Above us only sky: VELUX Modular Skylights

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      11.11.2019

      With its VELUX Modular Skylights, the large-scale, modular, glass roof system, VELUX Commercial brings maximum daylight into public, commercial and industrial buildings.

      Mood maker: Bauwerk

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      31.10.2019

      Swiss parquet manufacturer Bauwerk knows how to make its customers feel good. Not only are their products manufactured in a sustainable way, they also look great: The ingenious geometry of Formpark, for example, makes it possible to introduce a wide

      Good threads: Sustainability at Heimtextil 2020

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      30.10.2019

      HEIMTEXTIL 2020 in Frankfurt is differentiating its range of products in the area of ecologically manufactured textiles – among other things, with its new Future Materials Library.

      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.

      The full effect: Casalgrande Padana

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      17.10.2019

      In the new collections of Italian porcelain stoneware manufacturer Casalgrande Padana, low-maintenance, high-performance surfaces collide with exuberant style.

      Interior.Architecture.Hospitality by Heimtextil

      Heimtextil

      08.10.2019

      Tailor-made programme for interior designers, architects and hospitality experts at the world's largest trade fair for home textiles

      Christian Fischbacher: BENU® Recycled

      Christian Fischbacher

      23.09.2019

      Christian Fischbacher presents a new generation of recycled fabrics with the BENU TALENT FR outdoor velvet

      Trend awareness: Heimtextil 2020

      Brand story

      Jasmin Jouhar

      18.09.2019

      With its five vivid experience worlds, HEIMTEXTIL 2020 provides you with the most relevant trends and market developments in the field of interior design.

      Freedom for flooring!: ASB Glassfloor

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      16.09.2019

      The revolutionary LumiFlex floor from the German manufacturer ASB GLASSFLOOR transforms floor and wall surfaces of any size into heavy-duty, multifunctional monitors, and with them opens up new aesthetic and communicative avenues.

      “WHERE I BELONG”: Heimtextil presents the design trends ...

      Brand story

      Heimtextil

      11.09.2019

      Heimtextil will launch the new 2020/2021 trend season with the general theme “WHERE I BELONG”.

      High visibility: Glas Marte

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      09.09.2019

      The new Saanersloch gondola lift in Gstaad is a static masterpiece – and with its specially designed and unique all-glass facade by GLAS MARTE, it has also reached the top of the world.

      I can see clearly now: SwissFineLine

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      04.09.2019

      The Swiss family company SWISSFINELINE specialises in the manufacture of large glass surfaces for windows, doors and railings that allow a view of everything but the structural elements.

      Future Fabrics: Heimtextil 2020, Frankfurt

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      22.08.2019

      Preparations for next January's HEIMTEXTIL are in full swing. Here's a foretaste of the varied programme architects and interior designers can expect at the world's largest trade fair for interior textiles.

      Culture Club: Florim

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      26.06.2019

      FLORIM, the Italian go-to manufacturer of large ceramic slabs for architectural and interior-design use, is on a design-cultural mission…

      The skin we’re in: Casalgrande Padana

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      12.06.2019

      The 11th edition of premium Italian porcelain-stoneware manufacturer’s Grand Prix sees architectural ceramic enter a golden age.

      The floor has more: Bauwerk Parkett

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      06.06.2019

      Nothing is quite as grounding in these increasingly digital times of ours as, well, the ground. Or, indeed, the floor. Swiss parquet producer BAUWERK is taking steps...

      Textiles, architecture and the human being in dialogue: nya ...

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      27.05.2019

      Founded 55 years ago, the international textile editeur NYA NORDISKA has continually pursued its aesthetic philosophy of minimalism, in addition to using textiles as a means to invoke a sense of wellbeing in an architectural landscape.

      A top-down approach: OWA's innovative ceiling solutions

      Brand story

      OWA

      21.05.2019

      With its current product launch, OWA, the innovative German specialist for ceiling systems, gives architects more freedom to realise their creative visions without compromising on room acoustics.

      Somewhere over the Rainbow: Vanceva World of Color Awards

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      15.05.2019

      Every two years, Vanceva® World of Color Awards™ honours international projects for the innovative and outstanding aesthetic use of VANCEVA colour interlayers for laminated glass. Let us introduce the impressive 2018 winner.

      Fiemme 3000

      Fiemme 3000

      30.06.2015

      Wooden Floor. Biocompatibile, for life. Wood is a son of Earth, Water, Air and Light. From Earth, it gets solidity, from Water, the ability to change form, from Air, flexibility and lightness, from Light, its warmth.

      AGENA® WALLPAPERS, FABRICS AND RUGS

      Agena

      12.06.2015

      Over 40 years of history for AGENA®, promoter of the Made in Italy and on the international markets with more than 100 collections of decorative fabrics for upholstery, curtains, accessories and many collections of wallpapers. Today, the company is

      strasserthun works with a light

      strasserthun.

      08.06.2015

      Considered the tool of the future, laser cutting and laser engraving of solid wood, veneer and other materials are available at strasserthun. Sawing, drilling and milling are also included in the company’s daily use. Strasserthun uses a specialised

      Same But Different: Pfleiderer's DST System

      Brand story

      Ulrich Büttner

      01.04.2015

      The DST system from Pfleiderer will raise designers’ creative freedom to a whole new level, because, with the DST range, interiors can be decked out with different surfaces, textures and core materials and can thus be used to satisfy many technical

      Veneer: Wood at its Best

      Ulrich Büttner

      03.12.2014

      We all know what veneer is – at least we think we do. Few of us, though, know the full range of applications that this finest of tree products has to offer. Highly versatile not only in technical terms, but also in its visual and emotional impact,

      So Transparent: London's iconic Crystal Palace reloaded ...

      Materials Council

      19.05.2014

      Materials experts MATERIALS COUNCIL continue their investigation of the material-innovation and building-technology possibilities offered by the planned rebirth of London’s legendary Crystal Palace.

      So Transparent: London's iconic Crystal Palace reloaded ...

      Materials Council

      19.05.2014

      One of most iconic architectural structures of the 19th century – London’s legendary Crystal Palace – is being reborn, with a host of international starchitects in the running to rethink it. Leading materials consultancy MATERIALS COUNCIL

      The Shapeshifter: material innovation FluidSolids

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      16.10.2013

      Nominated for this year's Design Prize Switzerland, Zurich-based designer Beat Karrer's material innovation FluidSolids, with its strong ecological credentials and impressive programmability, is poised to give traditional materials like metal and

      Supersize Me: Materials Council's 'In the Scale of ...

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      26.09.2013

      For a colourless, odourless gas, CO2 packs a punch. It now accounts for 76% of all greenhouse-gas emissions. So how do you communicate to a fair-going public the relative merits of different materials when it comes to carbon emissions? Materials

      Materials Council: activity update

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      19.06.2013

      Materials Council has been busy. Founded in partnership with Architonic in 2012, the leading London-based consultancy has proved in a mere nine months its expertise and relevance to architects, manufacturers and business, providing indispensable

      Engineered Nature: materials made to perform

      Materials Council

      19.06.2013

      Nature does a pretty good job of shaping our environment. But what happens when innovation and creative thinking are applied to the more sustainable natural materials out there? Leading materials consultancy Materials Council investigates the

      Looming Large: innovation in new textile design

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      29.01.2013

      If you think textile design is, well, a little two-dimensional, think again. Contemporary producers of high-quality woven materials for interiors are busy exploring all sorts of innovative directions in terms of materials, processes and applications.

      Whiter Shade of Pale: Materials Council's 'Whiter ...

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      28.09.2012

      White. But not as you know it. Newly launched creative materials consultancy Materials Council's inaugural show at this year's Super Brands London neatly demonstrated that there's more than meets the eye when it comes to that most pure of colours.

      Architonic is proud to announce the launch of Materials ...

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      17.09.2012

      Architonic is proud to announce the launch of Materials Council – a new partner company in which it has a significant participation – at the London Design Festival, September 2012.

      The Very Fabric of Architecture: textile use in construction

      Susanne Fritz

      20.08.2011

      Most people have at one time or another spent the night in a tent and have benefited from the protection provided by its fabric, while at the same time enjoying the sensation of being separated from nature by nothing more than a thin shell. Textile

      Concrete in Architecture (3): Furniture & Objects

      Susanne Fritz

      18.11.2010

      In what for the moment will be the last part of our "Concrete in Architecture" series the focus will be on the use of concrete in interior architecture, in particular for creating objects and furniture. .The attraction of concrete as a material is

      Concrete in Architecture (2): not really grey

      Susanne Fritz

      10.10.2010

      In the second part of our 'Concrete in Architecture' series, Architonic shows how concrete certainly doesn't have to be grey. From delicate tones to high luminosity, it can take on a wide range of chromatic and emotional complexions. In the following

      CNC carpentry: the 'selfsupportingframework'

      Nora Schmidt

      06.10.2010

      Recently, carpentry-oriented joinery has been enjoying a renaissance thanks to the increased use of CNC-driven manufacturing techniques – even connecting parts can be produced in a number of geometric variations and cost efficiently at that.

      Concrete in Architecture (1): a material both stigmatised ...

      Susanne Fritz

      04.10.2010

      Almost no other material manages to carry such contradictory associations. Stigmatised on the one hand, celebrated on the other, it evokes highly diverse reactions. The word 'concrete' was used for the first time in 1750 by Bernard Forêst de

      Herbal Architecture

      Susanne Fritz

      14.04.2010

      The Hanging Gardens of Babylon went down in history as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Vertical gardens were then, as they still are today, signs of innovative architecture.

      MADE Milan - Materials Report Part 3/3

      Susanne Fritz

      22.02.2010

      Day three of research at the MADE fair took the Architonic Team even deeper into the Milan exhibition halls, temporary home of a seemingly inexhaustible amount of exciting materials and products.

      MADE Milan - Materials Report Part 2/3

      Susanne Fritz

      19.02.2010

      Here are our discoveries from the second day of the MADE expo in Milan, the fair that makes every materials fetishist's heart beat faster.including ours.

      MADE Milan - Materials Report Part 1/3

      Susanne Fritz

      14.02.2010

      MADE 2010, short for Milano Design Architettura Edilizia, took place at the city's trade-fair grounds, wowing visitors with an exciting exhibition of building and other materials. Because of the wealth of materials on show, which we gathered over

      Swissbau 2010, Basel: Architonic selects the best materials ...

      Susanne Fritz

      30.01.2010

      Architonic recently visited the Swissbau 2010 expo in Basel, whose focus this year was on sustainability. From the mass of exhbitors, we've selected our favourites for you, scrutinising their innovative, technological and architectural qualities.

      Material Vision 2009

      Sebastian Bäthies

      22.11.2009

      Innovative materials for designers, architects and product developers

      Feeling Felt

      Nils Becker

      28.07.2009

      Felt is a material which is experiencing a renaissance. Not just in fashion but nowadays also in product design and architecture, more and more creative spirits are exploiting the potential of this material.

      3form case studies

      NoéMie Schwaller

      20.07.2009

      Refurbishing the Alice Tully Hall (built 1969) in the Licoln Center, New York, presented a unique challenge for the U.S. company 3form.

      ComplexCity

      NoéMie Schwaller

      03.07.2009

      ComplexCity is an exploration to find a concealed aesthetic by using the pattern formed by the city's roads, which have been growing and evolving randomly through time.

      Angst im Dunklen?

      NoéMie Schwaller

      09.06.2009

      Datenbank zum Anfassen

      Sebastian Bäthies

      07.05.2009

      Ein Archiv spezieller Art wurde jüngst mit dem Materialarchiv ins Leben gerufen. Das Materialarchiv ist eine Symbiose aus Online-Datenbank und einer Materialsammlung zum Anfassen als auch des haptischen Erlebens von Werkstoffen.

      Interieur / Exterieur

      NoéMie Schwaller

      24.03.2009

      Nya Nordiska, a leading international textile company based in Dannenberg, North Germany, whose early stages were strongly influenced by Scandinavian design, recently received a highly unusual enquiry from the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg.

      The new materiality of shadows

      Susanne Fritz

      23.03.2009

      For hundreds of years artists and architects have been fascinated by cast shadows and perspective – the two shaping factors of spatial representation. Today the direct control of production machinery by means of digital design tools imparts an

      sweet hope

      NoéMie Schwaller

      18.03.2009

      Sweet Hope is a curtain fabric, designed by the acclaimed Japanese designer Akira Minagawa. Ideal for offices, it offers superb heat and light regulation properties.

      Ceramic Tiles of Italy. A Natural Beauty

      NoéMie Schwaller

      02.03.2009

      From 22 to 27 April 2009 the aesthetic quality and cutting-edge technology of Italian ceramics will be the main focus of the image show “Ceramic Tiles of Italy. A Natural Beauty”.

      Materiology

      Susanne Junker

      17.02.2009

      This is an exciting and stimulating book which is both an enjoyable read and a detailed and accurate work of reference!

      Zumtobel Highlights Show

      NoéMie Schwaller

      22.12.2008

      The Zumtobel Highlights Show has been kicked off on 2 September, which marked the beginning of a 23,000 kilometer journey for the product innovations.

      Polyhydroxybutyrates (PHB) reinforced by nano particles

      Sascha Peters

      05.12.2008

      As a result of diminishing resources and rising prices the age of oil is drawing to a close. Accordingly there is increasing interest in renewable raw materials as alternative sources.

      «Design as Italian Value»

      NoéMie Schwaller

      26.11.2008

      Ceramic tiles as wall decoration were brought to southern Europe by the Moors and the first European ceramics industry was to be found in the Roman Empire. It is therefore not surprising that the most important trade fair for the ceramics industry

      Translucent insulated glass

      Sascha Peters

      17.09.2008

      The extension to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City is an impressive example of the use of translucent but opaque glass facades.

      Tactile Legerity

      NoéMie Schwaller

      27.08.2008

      Cork enables innovative production methods and new ways of interaction with the environment. Widely praised as a pioneering force in green trends, this tactile and unconventional material.

      Polycarbonate goes Olympic

      Sascha Peters

      18.08.2008

      The locations for the competitions in this summer's Olympic Games in China had to meet a range of criteria.

      Fashionable Technology

      Susanne Junker

      12.06.2008

      Sabine Seymour, who among other things lectures at the Parsons New School for Design, New York, has put together a collection of products and materials which looks at the close interlinking of fashion, design, technology and science.

      Planilum

      Architonic

      28.05.2008

      The electric light bulb has had its day. Ecological and energy-efficient illuminants such as LEDs or OLEDs are becoming more and more attractive to the consume.

      Duke Ellington meets King Midas

      Susanne Junker

      01.04.2008

      Sprayed-on metal skin for seamless and geometrically complex metal surfaces

      Materialica

      Christiane Sauer

      28.02.2008

      The tenth MATERIALICA in Munich focused specifically on design. For the fifth time the fair presented the Materialica Design + Technology Award to outstanding and innovative performance in the fields of design or engineering.

      MaterialVision

      Christiane Sauer

      25.02.2008

      Innovative materials inspire designers and architects to create ever new products and applications. This was demonstrated at the end of 2007, when the latest developments in the field of new production and surfacing materials were presented at two

      Notes on "Brick: the Exhibition"

      Christiane Sauer

      03.01.2008

      The European Ceramic Workcenter (.ekwc) in the Netherlands regards itself as an international workshop facility and provides designers, artists and architects with the opportunity to carry out technical and artistic experiments using ceramics and