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    Wood in its purest form

    Atrium Magazin für Wohnkultur, Design und Architektur

    18.01.2017

    BAUWERK PARKETT uses textured and characterful wood to create unique concepts for interior spaces.

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    Design icons in a historical context

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    17.01.2017

    Developer Stefan F. Höglmaier in collaboration with architect Peter Haimerl has achieved an unusual transformation of a historic farmhouse in Munich’s Alt-Riem district. Careful restoration on the one hand and a radical reinterpretation of the

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    Stand and deliver: RENZ

    Brand story

    Susanna Koeberle

    17.01.2017

    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.

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    When Architects Go to the Bathroom: talsee

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    16.01.2017

    Swiss premium bathroom brand TALSEE has established itself as the go-to solutions-provider for exacting architects.

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    Material Tendencies: Oki Sato of nendo

    Anita Hackethal

    15.01.2017

    Oki Sato, founder of Japanese design studio nendo, likes to create objects that generate a story and make people smile.

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    Detailed discreet luxury

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    13.01.2017

    For more than four decades the name Decor Walther has been synonymous with premium bathroom accessories.

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    Lighting the way

    Atrium Magazin für Wohnkultur, Design und Architektur

    11.01.2017

    Family-run company BALTENSWEILER blends tradition with innovativeness to create technically sophisticated lamps with a timeless design language.

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    Larging It: London's new Design Museum

    Klaus Leuschel

    11.01.2017

    The former Commonwealth Institute building in London's Kensington, replete with iconic copper roof, becomes home to the latest incarnation of the Design Museum.

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    Sustainably innovative

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    10.01.2017

    The demands on bathroom fittings are increasing both in terms of technical functionality and design. Ceadesign allows planners and architects maximum design freedom when it comes to their ideas

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    TOP 10 FRENCH BRANDS LISTED IN VIRTUAL SHOWROOMS

    Architonic

    09.01.2017

    With Maison&Objet Paris opening its doors next week, what better time to take a look at the most-listed French brands across Architonic Virtual Showrooms?

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    Material Tendencies: Vincent van Duysen

    Anita Hackethal

    09.01.2017

    Known for his minimalist aesthetic, Belgian architect and designer Vincent van Duysen aims to create aesthetically pleasing atmospheres with a sort of warm sensuality. His work is characterised by an understated elegance, clean lines and essential

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    TOP 10 DRINKS CABINETS

    Architonic

    06.01.2017

    For imm cologne 2017, we have identified the Top 10 most-popular drinks cabinets on architonic.com from imm cologne 2017 exhibitors.

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    On the right lines

    Atrium Magazin für Wohnkultur, Design und Architektur

    03.01.2017

    Enduring quality plays an important role at ATELIER ALINEA – and that goes for design as well as materials.

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    Get a Room!: new hotel projects

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    02.01.2017

    With the hospitality industry globally growing year on year – aided in no small part by the growth in global tourism – it's time to check into some of most noteworthy, recently completed hotel projects out there.

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    The specialist for elegance

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    22.12.2016

    Steel and enamel have always been classic materials in the bathroom. When these traditional materials are combined, however, an entirely new and modern interior is created. Delbrück-based Bette specialises in elegant, filigree and minimalist

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    Interaction in the bathroom

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    20.12.2016

    Axor One celebrated its world premiere in 2015 at the London Design Festival in Clerkenwell – the English capital’s creative hub.

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    Lightness perfected

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    16.12.2016

    Alape, founded in 1896 in Penig (Saxony), is a traditional manufacturer of enamel products that currently employs over 200 workers at two production sites in Goslar.

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    Material Tendencies: Jeanne Gang

    Anita Hackethal

    15.12.2016

    Shifting the focus of our ongoing Material Tendencies series, to take in the perspective of the architect, Architonic recently met up with Jeanne Gang, founder of Chicago-based architecture and design firm Studio Gang.

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    Material Tendencies: Ineke Hans

    Anita Hackethal

    14.12.2016

    Currently living in London, Dutch designer Ineke Hans spoke with us about the materials she particularly favours right now.

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    Restauration: inspiring restaurant projects

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    14.12.2016

    It's not just hot in the kitchen. Restaurant commissions are getting architects' creative juices flowing across the board, making for unexpected dining environments and memorable experiences.

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    TOP 20 BLACK CURTAIN MATERIALS WITH PATTERN AT HEIMTEXTIL ...

    Architonic

    13.12.2016

    With Heimtextil 2017 fast approaching, Architonic has identified the Top 20 most-popular black curtain materials on architonic.com from Heimtextil exhibitors.

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    Innovative bathroom solutions

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    12.12.2016

    Every two years, the ISH, the world’s leading trade fair for the combination of water and energy, takes place in Frankfurt.

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    Purchasing Power: retail trends at EuroShop 2017

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    08.12.2016

    EUROSHOP, the leading fair internationally for the retail sector, showcases in Düsseldorf from 5 to 9 March 2017 the latest trends and future forecasts.

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    Material Tendencies: Arik Levy

    Anita Hackethal

    08.12.2016

    Constantly creating, Paris-based designer and artist Arik Levy says that he ‘thinks with his heart and feels with his brain’.

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    Ambiente 2017: Janice Kirkpatrick showcases Great Britain

    Brand story

    Britta Rohlfing

    05.12.2016

    Traditionally, AMBIENTE has served interior architects, designers and decision-makers in contract furnishing as source of information on the latest trends for the coming year.

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    Top 10 Glass Doors at BAU 2017

    Architonic

    01.12.2016

    With BAU 2017 around the corner, Architonic has identified the Top 10 most-popular glass doors on architonic.com from BAU 2017 exhibitors.

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    Natural Highs: Arup's architecture in wood

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    30.11.2016

    At the vanguard of research and building in intelligent cross-laminated timber, global multidisciplinary firm Arup knows wood.

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    Buy-In: the Top 5 trends in retail design

    EHI Retail Institute

    28.11.2016

    Germany's EHI Retail Institute announces the Top 5 trends in retail design internationally.

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    Clean/Design: ALAPE's washbasins and washstands

    Brand story

    Susanna Koeberle

    24.11.2016

    Premium German manufacturer ALAPE designs washplaces for every layout.

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    Julie Richoz: Refined Experimentation

    TLmag

    24.11.2016

    Allaying the presence of spring-steel in a delicately laced structure, the Thalie bowl for Artecnica echoes earlier speculative works like Armand: a series of paper cut-out cylinders that cover spectrum colour vibrations. Both are just a sampling of

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    The New Exhibitionists: museum architecture on show

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    18.11.2016

    A raft of new, landmark museum projects internationally put themselves on show as much as the exhibits they house.

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    The Very Fabric: Heimtextil 2017

    Brand story

    Ulrich Büttner

    17.11.2016

    Thanks to current developments in the world of textiles, HEIMTEXTIL, the largest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, is quickly becoming a new source of inspiration for planners and architects.

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    Material Tendencies: Alain Gilles

    Anita Hackethal

    14.11.2016

    After working in the financial world for five years, Alain Gilles decided to follow his actual passion and go back to studying industrial design in France.

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    Show Business: Dauphin's new London office

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    10.11.2016

    In its staging of inspiring work environments, premium office-furniture manufacturer DAUPHIN HumanDesign Group's new London office speaks directly to architects, designers and other professionals.

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    Cell Division: Brunner

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    08.11.2016

    With its modular CELLULAR workspaces, the German contract furniture brand BRUNNER adapts the classical work cell to the demands of the modern open-space office.

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    The Empire Strikes Back: Vienna Design Week

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    02.11.2016

    It's ten years since Vienna Design Week was launched and the city-wide creative showcase shows no sign of losing its lustre.

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    No Interruptions: Bette

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    26.10.2016

    A new, highly considered colour collection marks the tenth anniversary of the launch of bathroom specialists BETTE's game-changing BetteFloor shower-area.

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    acousticpearls: perceptions of space

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    19.10.2016

    The Bremen firm ACOUSTICPEARLS beautifies spaces not only visually, but also acoustically.

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    Nice Work: Nurus

    Brand story

    Clare Dowdy

    17.10.2016

    With its highly considered solutions for office and contract, Turkish furniture manufacturer Nurus works hard to make work itself an altogether more pleasant experience.

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    Material Tendencies: Benjamin Hubert

    Anita Hackethal

    17.10.2016

    The young, experience-driven industrial designer likes to create things that people would like to live with on a daily basis.

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    Sharing is Caring: new co-working spaces

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    15.10.2016

    With the co-working phenomenon globally showing no sign of abating, architecture and design has secured a valuable stake at the project table.

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    Biennale Interieur x Architonic: new online product ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    14.10.2016

    A new partnership between Biennale Interieur Kortrijk and Architonic sees the launch of a dynamic, content-rich product catalogue on interieur.be.

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    The Work Blues: Luctra

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    12.10.2016

    German brand LUCTRA has launched an LED system for the workplace that works with your natural biorhythm, not against it. It's all about the blue light, you see...

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    Material Tendencies: Piero Lissoni

    Anita Hackethal

    11.10.2016

    In the latest installment of our Architonic Material Tendencies series, we speak to Piero Lissoni, whose works represent a broad spectrum of interest – from architecture, interiors and furniture design through to graphics, photography and art

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    TOP 10 LOUNGE CHAIRS AT ORGATEC 2016

    Architonic

    10.10.2016

    For Orgatec 2016, we have identified the top 10 most popular lounge chairs on architonic.com from Orgatec 2016 exhibitors.

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    The early bird catches the yarn: Heimtextil 2017

    Ulrich Büttner

    05.10.2016

    HEIMTEXTIL 2017 will run from 10 to 13 January in Frankfurt, Germany. What could be more fitting for the new year’s first trade fair than to clue its visitors in on the trends of the coming season?

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    Uncharted Waters: Falper maps the future of bathroom design

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    05.10.2016

    Combine a keen dialogue with social trends with a commitment to innovation in materials and technologies, and a successful collaboration with the world’s foremost designers, and you get trend-establishing Italian bathroom brand FALPER.

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    Material Tendencies: Dimitri Bähler

    Christian Kuhn

    03.10.2016

    Good things come to those who wait. This certainly applies to the process behind Dimitri Bähler's ‘Volumes, Patterns, Textures and Colors’ – a collection of minimalistic bowls, vases and holders, which has just earned the Swiss designer the

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    Architecture for the Present: Peter Zumthor

    TLmag

    30.09.2016

    Sound is ephemeral. It reminds the listener that it is fleeting as it fades away at a rate distinct from those of the other senses. Echoes, however soft or lasting they are, are seemingly literary reminders of that which just occurred. The echo

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    50 Shades: Linea Light Group

    Brand story

    Shonquis Moreno

    28.09.2016

    Leading contract-lighting manufacturer LINEA LIGHT GROUP boasts an enviable catalogue of reference projects that turn up the inspirational wattage.

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    Where the hell did poetry go?: Hind Rabii

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    27.09.2016

    Moroccan-born, Belgian-based industrial designer HIND RABII gets all lyrical about light.

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    Christian Wassmann: Cosmic Modernist

    TLmag

    23.09.2016

    Christian Wassmann’s New York studio is something of a cabinet of curiosities. On one wall hang site models oriented in the direction of true north. Other models fill various corners and surfaces throughout the SoHo loft. Sketches, renderings and

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    Sweet and Lowdown: Flexform's timeless Groundpiece sofa

    Brand story

    Bethan Ryder

    18.09.2016

    One of dozens of collaborations between Italian brand FLEXFORM and Milan-based architectural grandee Antonio Citterio, the Groundform sofa celebrates 15 years of low-slung, informal relaxation.

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    Material Tendencies: Konstantin Grcic

    Anita Hackethal

    17.09.2016

    Konstantin Grcic is renowned for the precision, care, and formal rigour he brings to the design process. His work expresses, above all, simplicity and functionality.

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    Good Vibrations: new concert halls

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    16.09.2016

    Live performance in the age of digital reproduction is far from dead, as a string of new commanding concert halls and music venues from around the world prove. Encore!

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    Zilla Leutenegger – Kunst als Fragezeichen

    Karin Frei Rappenecker

    16.09.2016

    Das Zusammenspiel von Kunst und Architektur wurde in dieser Rubrik bisher aus Betrachterperspektive beschrieben. Wie steht es aber um den Blickwinkel, den Künstler und Architekten auf diese Kombination haben? In den folgenden Ausgaben werden wir uns

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    Jori: redefining comfort

    Brand story

    Bethan Ryder

    14.09.2016

    For over 50 years the Belgian manufacturer Jori has been making furniture which takes the stress out of everyday situations for its owners.

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    Nothing to fear for an engineer

    Klaus Leuschel

    13.09.2016

    Those looking for great and inspiring engineering solutions need to have an almost naive belief that anything is possible.

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    ARCHITONIC SPECIAL CERSAIE 2016

    Architonic

    13.09.2016

    On the occasion of the Cersaie in Bologna, 26–30 September 2016, we are continuing our Architonic Trend Analysis series and introducing the top brands in the industry to you here.

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    De Castelli: Metal at its finest

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    12.09.2016

    With passion and innovative processing technology, the Italian firm DE CASTELLI brings the ancient material of metal to an unexpectedly modern level.

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    USM: The world is a (steel) sphere

    Brand story

    Alex Bradley

    09.09.2016

    For over 50 years, the Swiss manufacturer USM has set the standard for premium-quality, simple, flexible furniture with its modular Haller System.

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    Material Tendencies: Giulio Iacchetti

    Anita Hackethal

    08.09.2016

    Giulio Iacchetti likes to invent new objects that link to what already exists in people’s minds, yet not losing the element of surprise.

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    ARCHITONIC TOP 20 DESIGNERS + BRANDS IN UK

    Architonic

    02.09.2016

    To mark this year's edition of the London Design Festival, we've compiled – as part of our ongoing Architonic Trend Analysis series – a Top 20 listing of UK-based brands and designers.

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    Olgiati’s Purity

    TLmag

    01.09.2016

    Valerio Olgiati’s architecture is all about purity. It embodies a purity of form, of material, of light and of aesthetic experience. The structures that he and his atelier design are striking. For students of architecture, they are textbook

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    Poetic Shopping: Aesop designs the retail experience

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    30.08.2016

    When it comes to creating unique, design-led retail experiences, skincare brand Aesop has it in the bag.

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    Why Tschumi Matters

    TLmag

    29.08.2016

    In architecture, there is a fear of “theory.” Ever since the end of the Critical Project in the 1990s, many in the discipline have backed away from directly engaging with social and political thought...

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    Ruedi Baur: Swiss Graphic Design – Past, Present and ...

    TLmag

    28.08.2016

    There is one country that has contributed more than any other to the history of graphic design, which became an official discipline at the start of the 20th century. The country in question has a multi-faceted identity and is pacifist and rather

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    Coasting It: beach-house architecture

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    22.08.2016

    When it comes to building types for aspirational living, nothing quite trumps the beach house. The architectural surf’s up!

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    Material Tendencies: Werner Aisslinger

    Anita Hackethal

    22.08.2016

    The experimental use of new materials distinguishes the work of Werner Aisslinger, a designer who likes to dive into different territories and who transforms his discoveries into a new context within the field of design.

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    ARCHITONIC TOP 20 DESIGNERS + BRANDS IN FRANCE

    Architonic

    17.08.2016

    To mark the September edition of Maison&Objet in Paris, which runs from 2 to 6 September, we reveal our latest Architonic ranking – the Top 20 designers and brands based in France, as searched for actively on architonic.com.

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    Material Tendencies: Jean-Marie Massaud

    Anita Hackethal

    16.08.2016

    Jean-Marie Massaud’s work marries, on the one hand, strong high-tech qualities with timeless elegance, lightness and warm comfort on the other.

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    Sefar: Refined lightness

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    16.08.2016

    Sefar’s premium-quality fabrics, whether used as weather or sun protection, or to improve the lighting situation or room acoustics, optimally combine aesthetic and functional aspects.

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    Retail Detail: 10 outstanding store designs – Part I

    Christian Kuhn

    13.08.2016

    When the going gets tough, the tough get shopping. Architonic offers you 10 of the best retail-design projects internationally to have opened their doors recently to customers in search of unique in-store experiences.

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    Retail Detail: 10 outstanding store designs – Part II

    Christian Kuhn

    08.08.2016

    Shopping can be addictive. This we know. Which is why we're presenting our second installment of some of the best recently completed retail-design projects from across the globe.

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    Next Stop: new bus-station architecture

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    03.08.2016

    Summer's here. Let's take a trip! Traditionally the poor cousin to more grandiose transport-architectural types like airports and railway stations, bus-station design is moving into top gear.

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    Selling Out: retail design on show

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    26.07.2016

    Architonic speaks to Elke Moebius, Director of leading retail trade fair EUROSHOP, about the changing landscape of retail-design exhibition.

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    Material Tendencies: Jaime Hayon

    Anita Hackethal

    25.07.2016

    Jaime Hayon likes to tell stories. Decorative and playful, but in a subtle way, his work reflects his curiosity and joy, informed by an approach that might be described as somewhat whimsical.

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    Talking Shop: Nendo on retail design

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    14.07.2016

    With a raft of paradigm-shifting retail-design projects to its name, prolific Japanese design studio Nendo is one smart shopper.

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    Dornbracht: The bathroom is taking on new life

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    07.07.2016

    For over 60 years, German fittings manufacturer DORNBRACHT has worked on transforming the bathroom from a functional room to a locus of ritual.

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    A Clean Vision: Alape

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    04.07.2016

    Premium German manufacturer ALAPE, with its innovative approach to design and technology, has been shaping the experience of water in the bathroom since 1896.

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    Skinning up: Old Buildings, New Facades – Part II

    Bettina Krause

    21.06.2016

    It's a wrap. More projects that demonstrate how covering up is the new way to gain exposure.

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    Material Tendencies: Marcel Wanders

    Anita Hackethal

    20.06.2016

    Marcel Wander's designs are aimed squarely at the head and the heart. Functional, yet at the same time poetic and entertaining, the Dutch designer never fails to surprise his audience.

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    Skinning Up: Old Buildings, New Facades – Part I

    Bettina Krause

    20.06.2016

    Be it for functional, aesthetic or energy-saving reasons, architects internationally are getting superficial and wrapping up existing structures or reworking facades.

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    On the Tiles: FAP Ceramiche’s Roma collection

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    14.06.2016

    The past meets the present in leading Italian porcelain-tile manufacturer FAP CERAMICHE’s new Roma collection, which marries classical design elegance with contemporary technology.

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    Curves Ahead: Erik Bagger

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    09.06.2016

    Danish brand Erik Bagger is nothing if not consistent. The organic language of its glass and tableware finds new expression in its furniture designs.

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    Campfire Stories

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    06.06.2016

    It's often said that good design is legible design – objects that communicate their use and their usefulness. In the case of premium woodburning-stove manufacturer HARRIE LEENDERS, there's a compelling story behind many of the products, too.

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    Less is More

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    01.06.2016

    When it comes to launching new products, refined Danish brand LOCA is certainly in no hurry. Why develop new pieces for the sake of it, when you can concentrate your efforts on designing for usefulness, quality and longevity?

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    The Taste of Technology

    Brand story

    Giovanna Dunmall

    31.05.2016

    Premium Italian kitchen brand VALCUCINE has been a market leader for years, innovating in kitchen design that marries discreet technology with quality surfaces and considered materials.

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    Curtain Up: Architonic’s new online shop software goes ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    31.05.2016

    Designed specifically for textiles retailers and interior designers, the Architonic-developed Online Shop Module creates exciting new opportunities in e-commerce

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    Danish Delight

    Brand story

    Tom Morris

    29.05.2016

    Family-run lighting brand DARØ from Denmark creates lighting products that continue to work when they're switched off. Enlightening stuff.

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    Architonic Speakeasy Disco Night in NYC 2016

    Anita Hackethal

    29.05.2016

    Architonic once again was hosting its Speakeasy night in New York, on the occasion of the ICFF, North America's big-top international design event.

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    Love You Long Time

    Brand story

    Clare Dowdy

    25.05.2016

    With its proven track record of developing products that attest to an impeccable consideration of technology, materials, function and longevity, it's no surprise that ARPER's designs have a habit of becoming instant classics.

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    Against the Grain

    Brand story

    Aljoscha Weskott

    23.05.2016

    Wood needs time and a deep understanding of its materiality to truly reveal its innate beauty. TRAPA invests not only these, but also top-notch craftsmanship, in its products, which marry the contemporary and the functional with the compellingly

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    Going Ape: new zoo architecture

    Katharina Sommer

    23.05.2016

    Building for zoo animals is no easy task. It means designing complex facilities to ensure that diverse species are appropriately housed, while also creating an attractive, immersive experience for visitors.

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    Kitchen Stories

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    18.05.2016

    Recent years have seen the kitchen become the non plus ultra of socialising spaces within the domestic sphere. Such a development is in no small part thanks to premium manufacturer ARCLINEA, which delivers kitchen environments that make you linger

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    Designing Detroit: How Motown rediscovered its Mojo

    Shonquis Moreno

    17.05.2016

    Long the poster boy for industrial collapse and urban decay, Detroit is back on its feet, using design as one of the main drivers of its new self-imagining.

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