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    Coming full circle



    Don’t throw away, reuse: Thinking in cycles is becoming increasingly popular. The furniture industry also recognises this, as shown below by some promising concepts. (DE / FR only)

    Light, flexible, versatile: functionality in furniture ...



    The minimisation of living space due to rising rents and increasing scarceness of supply, as well as the nomadic nature of our mobile society, puts demand on furniture. Here, we present four flexible examples from the Swiss design scene. ( DE / FR

    Computer as creator: Artificial intelligence in furniture ...



    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)

    Good furniture, bad furniture?: Criteria for a quality check



    How does one recognise high-quality furniture? Is expensive always better? And what lies beneath the surface? Below, a few pointers to avoid being deceived by beautiful appearances when buying furniture (DE / FR only).

    In the right light – a short guide to room lighting



    Good lighting brings architecture and furnishings together to form a harmonious whole. But how to create the right lighting atmosphere in a room and what to look out for when buying lamps? Read on... (DE / FR only)

    Changing interiors over the decades



    As two exhibitions on the theme of housing take us on a journey through the last 100 years of interior and living history, a look back opens up new perspectives to us. (DE / FR only)

    A breath of fresh air in the Swiss design scene



    Creative freedom and innovative ideas meet traditional design approaches. These do not have to be mutually exclusive, as a look at the young Swiss design scene shows – one which is committed to high-quality standards while at the same time living

    Austria goes shopping



    One year on from the takeover of Möbel Pfister by XXXLutz: When the Austrian furniture giant acquired the traditional Swiss company at the end of 2019, it caused a sensation. Where does Möbel Pfister stand today? We asked CEO Paul Holaschke. (DE

    Corona and the consequences for the furniture industry: ...



    Closed shops, unusual trade fairs and delivery bottlenecks – we spoke to Swiss dealers and manufacturers about the effects of the Corona crisis on the furniture industry. There have, however, also been positive developments. (DE only)

    Swiss chair design through the decades



    A useful piece of furniture or a beloved design object? A chair can be many things. At the same time, it tells us something about the person who designed it, as well as the social and economic context of the times it was designed in. Take a seat! (DE

    Material diversity and new production methods



    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)