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    I’m ready for my close-up: Falper

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    24.09.2018

    Don’t be fooled by its newly refined brand look. Premium Italian bathroom manufacturer FALPER is more than just a pretty face...

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    Smart before there was smart: The Frankfurt Kitchen

    Jaime Heather Schwartz

    24.09.2018

    Before the smart kitchen came the standardised kitchen. No one did more to shape the landscape of this most-essential of domestic spaces than Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, with her 1926 Frankfurt Kitchen project.

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    The architecture of cuisine: new kitchen projects

    Alyn Griffiths

    24.09.2018

    With bold design concepts that don't forgo functionality, a number of recent, architecturally led kitchen projects underscore the trend for seamlessly integrated cooking and living spaces.

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    The one and only: Secto Design relentlessly battles design ...

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.09.2018

    It’s time to take back control. SECTO DESIGN makes a stand against illegal design copies.

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    Perfect Finnish: Secto Design’s artisanally produced ...

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.09.2018

    The SECTO DESIGN story is as much about production as it is about products, with the brand harnessing the centuries-old tradition of local Finnish woodworking.

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    Mind the gap: the Secto Design story

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.09.2018

    Instantly recognisable for their formal elegance and innovative construction, Finnish brand SECTO DESIGN's carefully crafted birchwood lamps have been specified around the globe, in particular for high-end contract settings.

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    Below the surface: SICIS

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    19.09.2018

    The Italian manufacturer SICIS revolutionised mosaic production by significantly simplifying the steps it takes to create a unique surface. With its expansion into the furniture and interior sector, the brand offers its customers a truly holistic

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    Work the room: ORGATEC 2018

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    18.09.2018

    From 23 to 27 October, Cologne's ORGATEC – the biennial leading trade fair for modern working environments – will open its doors. Under the motto "culture@work", the interplay between people and the workplace will be highlighted and inspirations

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    Designed spaces as canvases: Mosa

    Mosa

    18.09.2018

    The interior design of the apartments and entrance of Alto in Wembley Park focuses on the flow of space, orientation, light, and a palette of high quality materials.

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    Light where you need it: LUCTRA VITAWORK

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    17.09.2018

    With its new VITAWORK floor lamp, the German lighting brand LUCTRA presents a customisable solution that illuminates the entire office space with direct and indirect light.

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    Sense of taste: Christine Kröncke Interior Design

    Brand story

    Barbara Jahn-Rösel

    12.09.2018

    For more than four decades, Munich-based taste-makers CHRISTINE KRÖNCKE INTERIOR DESIGN have been on a mission for stylish interiors.

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    The Perfectionists: Horgenglarus

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    11.09.2018

    With almost 140 years of fine furniture-making under its belt, it’s safe to say that Swiss manufacturer HORGENGLARUS knows a thing or two about the value of true quality craftsmanship.

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    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.

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    Superfoods: Restaurants serving up a side of nature

    Dominic Lutyens

    03.09.2018

    A raft of recently completed restaurants give new meaning to being on a plant-based diet, with designs that incorporate organic elements or literally merge with nature. So now there's no excuse not to eat (with) your greens.

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    Strong brew: 6 buzzworthy coffee shops

    Jaime Heather Schwartz

    03.09.2018

    Stay awake with a double shot of design from this cohort of new coffee shops around the globe.

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    Smart move: Interstuhl

    Brand story

    Barbara Jahn-Rösel

    03.09.2018

    The new FlexGrid on INTERSTUHL's JOYCEis3 range provides a healthy seating posture throughout the workday by dynamically responding to the sitter’s every move.

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    The JOYCEis3 is yours: Interstuhl

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    Barbara Jahn-Rösel

    03.09.2018

    When it comes to finding an office chair to suit your individual seating style the JOYCEis3 range from INTERSTUHL offers plenty of choice.

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    In good company: Interstuhl

    Brand story

    Barbara Jahn-Rösel

    03.09.2018

    For over 50 years INTERSTUHL has continually strived to increase well-being in the workplace.

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    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.

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    Hit the hot spot: GROHE Red

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    22.08.2018

    The new GROHE Red provides instant access to boiling-hot water straight from the tap, turning your kitchen into a culinary hot spot.

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    Cool and clever: GROHE Blue

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    22.08.2018

    With just a touch, the intelligent GROHE Blue Home Watersystem is at the ready to quench your thirst with delicious chilled, filtered and sparkling water.

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    GROHE Blue & GROHE Red: GROHE Watersystems

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    22.08.2018

    Pure-tasting water, at the perfect temperature, pours on demand with the new GROHE Watersystems.

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    Pumped: gyms that flex their design muscle

    Dominic Lutyens

    21.08.2018

    Fitness studios around the globe are going for the architectural burn.

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    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.

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    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...

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    Perfect taste on tap: GROHE Watersystems

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    01.08.2018

    The revolutionary GROHE Watersystems have finally done away with the two things troubling humanity for thousands of years: carrying drinking water and waiting for it to reach the right temperature. Now filtered, chilled, sparkling, and boiling water

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    Deceptively simple: GROHE Atrio

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    25.07.2018

    The simple elegance of GROHE Atrio's new design is what "Made in Germany" is all about – highly skilled, precision engineering that’s built to last.

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    The new all-arounder: GROHE Atrio

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    25.07.2018

    A clean aesthetic and multiple mounting options allow the GROHE Atrio series to integrate easily into any bathroom design scheme.

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    Circle of life: GROHE Atrio

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    25.07.2018

    GROHE's Vice President Design Michael Seum explains how circular geometry was the point of departure for the Atrio series.

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    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.

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    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.

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    High five: 5 residential towers with lofty ideals

    Jaime Heather Schwartz

    19.07.2018

    Combining sustainability with premium amenities, recently completed residential towers give new meaning to living the high life.

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    Size isn't everything: new micro architecture

    Peter Smisek

    19.07.2018

    With the ability to live more sustainably, and just about anywhere, micro homes might just be the solution to really living large.

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    Work it: Orgatec 2018

    Brand story

    Barbara Jahn-Rösel

    19.07.2018

    With a central theme of "culture@work" this year's ORGATEC, the leading trade fair for the modern working world – held from 23-27 October – presents an extensive programme of events offering a comprehensive look at the future of workplace

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    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.

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    Well-rounded: GROHE Atrio

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    09.07.2018

    With its uncompromisingly clean lines, GROHE’s newly designed Atrio fittings collection is already a design classic.

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    A change of tune: 6 concert halls with perfect pitch

    Jaime Heather Schwartz

    03.07.2018

    Recent concert hall projects are hitting all the right notes with a mix of intriguing forms and multi-functions that make room to enjoy more than just the music.

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    Falling into place: Interstuhl

    Brand story

    Claudia Simone Hoff

    02.07.2018

    A swivel chair is a swivel chair is a swivel chair, right? Not at all, as shown by the JOYCEis3 by Daniel Figueroa for the German furniture manufacturer INTERSTUHL. Thanks to its innovative modular design, myriad individual combinations are possible.

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    Playtime!: pavilions that push the boundaries

    Peter Smisek

    29.06.2018

    Pavilion projects are like catnip for architects. These often impermanent structures provide the ideal testing ground for new concepts, forms and material expression.

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    The Skin Trade: Cleaf

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    27.06.2018

    There’s a lot to be said for being superficial. CLEAF, the design-meets-technology surfaces manufacturer, has turned it into a veritable artform, as only the Italians know how.

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    Hidden agenda: VOLA

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    25.06.2018

    By seamlessly hiding away the mechanics of their designs the modular components of VOLA’s mixer taps offer endless potential.

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    Fathers of invention: VOLA

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    25.06.2018

    Arne Jacobsen’s clean-lined and uncomplicated HV1 design commissioned by VOLA founder Verner Overgaard was the defining moment for the modern tap.

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    Chest out, head high: the COR ways of sitting

    Brand story

    Norman Kietzmann

    19.06.2018

    When it comes to sitting, what type are you? And what does your sitting style say about you? Are you a self-engrossed sloucher, a boastful alpha male or, possibly, a fearful bunny? This sitting test will tell you.

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    The new naturists: cities go greener

    Peter Smisek

    18.06.2018

    Urban greening projects are breathing new life into global cities by opening up public access to previously underused civic spaces.

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    Tradition and dynamics: MOSA

    Mosa

    13.06.2018

    Frankfurt School of Finance & Management combines tradition and dynamics in unique urban architecture. 

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    Overarching inspiration: Antoniolupi

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    12.06.2018

    Calvi Brambilla transforms ANTONIOLUPI's Milan showroom in the style of a hammam to set the perfect stage for the company's unusual designs.

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    The shape of water: Swarovski

    Brand story

    Barbara Jahn-Rösel

    11.06.2018

    To honour its 15 years of collaboration with Dutch designer Tord Boontje, Swarovski launches the enchanting chandelier collection Luminous Reflections.

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    Laying the foundation: Villeroy & Boch

    Brand story

    Norman Kietzmann

    06.06.2018

    VILLEROY & BOCH's specialist bathroom furnishings are perfect for specification in kindergarten projects.

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    Curiosity is next to cleanliness: O.novo Kids from Villeroy ...

    Brand story

    Norman Kietzmann

    06.06.2018

    VILLEROY & BOCH’s O.novo Kids collection helps children grow and learn to trust their instincts- while getting them excited about hygiene.

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    The flush of youth: O.novo Kids from Villeroy & Boch

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    Norman Kietzmann

    06.06.2018

    They say the revolution starts at home, but Villeroy & Boch's O.novo Kids collection makes the case the bathroom can be an important place of learning as well.

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    In the swim of things: new swimming pools

    Peter Smisek

    05.06.2018

    Recently completed pool projects around the globe provide more than a just quick dip. Their bold designs make for an altogether more atmospheric and immersive swim experience.

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    Italian elegance: B&B Italia and Luigi Caccia Dominioni

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    05.06.2018

    The leading Italian design furniture company B&B ITALIA honours the pioneering designer and architect Luigi Caccia Dominioni with an extensive new edition of his most impressive designs.

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    A perfect Match: GROHE

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    04.06.2018

    The German sanitary fittings manufacturer GROHE knows how hard it can be to create a consistently harmonious bathroom. It has found the ideal solution in the new GROHE Ceramics series, which is perfectly coordinated with the company's own fittings.

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    Atlas Concorde offers personalised styles for the home

    Brand story

    Anna Winston

    29.05.2018

    ATLAS CONCORDE’s offerings allow customers to personalise their home with a selection of tiles that perfectly suit their individual style

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    Atlas Concorde for the hospitality and retail sector

    Brand story

    Anna Winston

    29.05.2018

    ATLAS CONCORDE’s innovative floor and wall solutions for hospitality and retail spaces create richly immersive, emotional environments.

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    Atlas Concorde: feel-good ambience for wellness environments

    Brand story

    Anna Winston

    29.05.2018

    ATLAS CONCORDE says relax with their tactile, natural-looking wall and flooring solutions that combine beauty and functional aesthetics.

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    Love in a small Swedish town: Kinnarps

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    28.05.2018

    Great oaks from little acorns grow. This is the story of how the premium workspace-solutions brand KINNARPS managed to become a global player while staying true to its roots and values.

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    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.

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    The Enlightenment 2.0: #Pedraligoodideas at Salone del ...

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    22.05.2018

    Proudly industrial and always premium, Italian furniture and lighting brand PEDRALI put on a show to remember at this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan.

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    Parking for the people: new car parks

    Peter Smisek

    22.05.2018

    With design concepts integrating environmental factors, multi-use function and strong aesthetics, today’s car parks are bringing man and machine into better coexistence.

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    Taking it to the next level: Groosman's P+R ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    22.05.2018

    When it came to the design of a new park-and-ride facility in the Netherlands, Dutch office Groosman chose to give people and place as much right of way as automobiles.

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    A sit-down affair: Flexform

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    21.05.2018

    For the Italian manufacturer FLEXFORM, the sofa is the most important piece of furniture. Having perfected its comfort, functionality and elegance, getting up is now only in exceptional cases necessary.

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    Murals Fuse

    Mosa

    16.05.2018

    MOSA presents Murals Fuse, a ceramic series that offers a fresh approach in designing with tiles.

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    An Englishman in New York: Original BTC

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    15.05.2018

    Firmdale Hotels commissioned ORIGINAL BTC to create a customised version of its Pillar Light for the Whitby Hotel in New York. I think the Sting song title works well.

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    In the spotlight: Original BTC at ICFF

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    15.05.2018

    Fusing classic forms with the contemporary, ORIGINAL BTC exhibits newly launched products at this year’s ICFF in New York.

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    Keeping the light on: Original BTC

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    15.05.2018

    With innovative designs and a strong interest in preserving traditional craft, Original BTC is a shining example of British-made design.

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    The Experimenters: Antoniolupi

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    15.05.2018

    For the last 60 years, the innovative Italian bathroom manufacturer ANTONIOLUPI continues to surprise with their unconventional concepts that question existing design stereotypes.

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    The sum of the parts: Mosaico+

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    14.05.2018

    Utilising modern processes, the Italian mosaic manufacturer MOSAICO+ expands the individualisation and expressive possibilities of this iconic technique, taking it into today's world.

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    Meditating on the modern: Minotti at the Salone 2018

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    10.05.2018

    Clean, zen-like havens with a Scandinavian sensibility were on display in the 2018 Collection from MINOTTI at the Salone del Mobile.Milano

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    High-end hospitality with a holistic twist: Minotti

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    10.05.2018

    MINOTTI's latest designs for the 5-star hospitality sector mix aspirational glamour with a zen-like attitude.

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    Retail Reimagined: new store projects 

    Peter Smisek

    08.05.2018

    Design-led store concepts are turning shopping into a resolutely aesthetic experience, with highly curated, supremely Instagrammable interiors.

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    Come on let's work: PALMBERG

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    02.05.2018

    The way we work has fundamentally changed in the last decades. With modular systems and specially tailored solutions, the German office furniture manufacturer PALMBERG ensures an office interior that supports the work process instead of standing in

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    You’ve changed: adaptive reuse in new architectural ...

    Peter Smisek

    24.04.2018

    Old buildings are changing. Be it for reasons of historical preservation or land conservation, demolition is giving way to creative adaptation. It’s a whole new you.

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    Squaring the circle: WilkinsonEyre’s Gasholders London ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    24.04.2018

    British architectural practice WilkinsonEyre’s repurposing of a trio of listed Victorian gasholders has reinscribed their status as a London architectural landmark.

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    Design flow: 50 years of VOLA

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    24.04.2018

    It's half a century since pioneering, Danish tap manufacturer VOLA first collaborated with design legend Arne Jacobsen. You wouldn't guess it, though, looking at their still-contemporary, architectural products.

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    A Family Affair: Minotti

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    18.04.2018

    The high-end Italian furniture manufacturer MINOTTI celebrates its 70th birthday! To mark this milestone, the company is launching an impressive collection of anniversary products that are among the highlights of this year's Salone del Mobile.

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    U-Turn: GROHE Atrio

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    17.04.2018

    Premium German bathroom-fittings manufacturer GROHE has given its iconic Atrio series a stylish new redesign.

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    The ultimate in flexible lighting design: Plug & Light ...

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    12.04.2018

    Thanks to the innovative solutions of JUNG, every hotel becomes comfortable.

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    Timeless and handmade in Germany: JUNG

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    12.04.2018

    Since 1912 JUNG has been producing timeless switches to the highest design standards in precision manufacturing.

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    Play with us: JUNG in Milan

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    12.04.2018

    On the occasion of Milan Design Week 2018 German manufacturer JUNG is inviting visitors to an interactive audiovisual staging of its iconic LS 990 light switch.

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    So cool it's hot: Gaggenau

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    12.04.2018

    Since its recent launch in March 2018, GAGGENAU’s new Vario cooling 400 series has already garnered the coveted iF gold award for product design.

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    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.

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    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

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    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.

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    Suite dreams: New hotel projects

    Peter Smisek

    03.04.2018

    The rise of Airbnb may have been a blessing in disguise for some architects as hotels must now compete even harder for their guests. The need for outstanding design and a strong sense of place means a new, more characterful and more interesting breed

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    Anything but superficial: Inkiostro Bianco

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    03.04.2018

    Italian surface specialist INKIOSTRO BIANCO marries collaborations with talented designers with innovative production techniques, offering interior architects and other specifiers a far more expansive and individual effect than traditional wallpaper.

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    Innovation spotlight: ARCHITECT@WORK COPENHAGEN 2018

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    02.04.2018

    ARCHITECT@WORK will take place for the third time from 16 to 17 May in Copenhagen. At the exquisitely curated international trade fair, over 300 carefully selected exhibitors will present the newest and most innovative products, materials and

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    The pleasure of choice: Longhi

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    29.03.2018

    Italian high-end furniture manufacturer LONGHI defines luxury with its highly customisable collections as the pleasure of having something unique.

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    Snakes on a Plan: Medusagroup

    Peter Smisek

    28.03.2018

    Award-winning Polish architectural office Medusagroup is on a roll. From large-scale commercial builds through to more intimate, poetic projects, their work never shys from bold formal expression and sensitive material consideration.

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    Eastern Promise: Polish architecture and design go large

    Peter Smisek

    28.03.2018

    Look East! A burgeoning market and ever-increasing connectivity has provided fertile ground for architecture and design in Poland, with little sign of a slow-down.

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    Pole Apart: Oskar Zięta

    Peter Smisek

    28.03.2018

    With innovation his watchword, Polish designer Oskar Zięta takes the road less-travelled.

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    All roads lead to: FAP Ceramiche's Roma Diamond ...

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    27.03.2018

    With its new Roma Diamond collection, high-end Italian tile manufacturer FAP CERAMICHE brings the classic elegance of marble into the here and now.

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    We are family: The Maris line from Franke

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    26.03.2018

    Let’s come together. Swiss manufacturer FRANKE's super-sleek, yet friendly, Maris line recasts the kitchen as the ideal platform for us to reconnect via the joy of cooking.

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    50 Shades of Green: Pedrali

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    22.03.2018

    Pedrali’s new water-based, plant-derived paints mark another milestone in the Italian furniture manufacturer’s delivery of its clear and robust sustainability strategy.

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    That Sinking Feeling: Moss by COR

    Brand story

    Norman Kietzmann

    21.03.2018

    In its Moss upholstery range German seating manufacturer COR presents its most comfortable model to date. The design by Markus Jehs and Jürgen Laub resembles a floating cushion with multi-layered upholstery inviting you to sink deeply into it. It's

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    Building our future: new school architecture

    Peter Smisek

    20.03.2018

    We've learned that learning itself, when it's made enjoyable, produces better results. And architects have learned how to respond to this shift by displacing the battery-farm model of countless, characterless classrooms with altogether more dynamic

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    The Architecture of Learning: CF Møller

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    19.03.2018

    One of the typological furrows successfully ploughed by Danish practice CF Møller is the design of large school schemes. Its recently completed Copenhagen International School occupies both an intriguing site – on the extension of a former quay

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    The light fantastic: Perspex® Light

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    14.03.2018

    With its new Perspex® Light product range optimised for LED lighting, Perspex® has a bright vision.

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    Sound and Vision: BuzziSpace

    Brand story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    13.03.2018

    The 2018 edition of Light + Building in Frankfurt sees the launch of acoustics experts BUZZISPACE's new collection of acoustic lighting.

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    The architect will see you now: new health centres

    Peter Smisek

    06.03.2018

    A healthy mind in a healthy body, goes the old aphorism. Add to that: in a healthy building. Successful clinics and medical centres prescribe architecture as part of the treatment.

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    Say Cheese: 5 dental practices with bite

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    06.03.2018

    If you want a stable career, become a dentist. People will always have teeth. And if you want a reliable flow of work as an architect, you could do worse than to design dental practices. Here's a short international survey of five rather toothy new

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    Futures Past: Emilgroup

    Brand story

    Anna Winston

    06.03.2018

    A staunch commitment to R&D means EMILGROUP's stock-in-trade is as much innovation as it is the architectural ceramics its various brands produce.

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    That Ceiling Feeling: OWA

    Brand story

    Jasmin Jouhar

    05.03.2018

    Naked concrete and exposed ventilating pipes are stylish, but an acoustic liability. The OWAconsult® collection by the German manufacturer OWA improves acoustics while upgrading the ambiance of the space.

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    Flexible working

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    01.03.2018

    Digitalisation, Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things – more than ever before, there is a demand for intelligent system solutions that are designed to be user-friendly and which can be seamlessly integrated into business processes. In which

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    Use protection: Light + Building 2018

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    28.02.2018

    This year's edition of the LIGHT + BUILDING Fair takes into account the increasing need for security in both the residential and contract sectors and focuses on the latest developments in smart security technology.

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    The Sculpture of Seating: Studio Benkert

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    26.02.2018

    For his latest project, STUDIO BENKERT company founder Gerhard Benkert has designed unconventional, sculptural seating furniture that makes a striking statement in its surroundings.

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    State of the Art: museums that show off

    Peter Smisek

    20.02.2018

    The museum has traditionally enjoyed a privileged, almost sacrosanct status in the cultural landscape. When it comes to the design of a new one, the stakes are high – with its architecture as much on show as its contents.

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    The sound of teamwork: acousticpearls

    Brand story

    Barbara Jahn-Rösel

    20.02.2018

    Bremen-based ACOUSTICPEARLS has no fear of commitment. Indeed, the acoustic product specialist sees its strong relationships with employees and customers alike as the secret to its success.

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    Are you being served?: C-star 2018

    Brand story

    Barbara Jahn-Rösel

    19.02.2018

    EuroShop spin-off C-STAR is hitting Shanghai for the fourth time, under the banner "Shape the Future of Retail".

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    Furniture with style and character

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    15.02.2018

    The sustainable products manufactured by Richard Lampert, a Stuttgart-based company, are characterised by superior design coupled with handcrafted quality.

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    Tokujin Yoshioka: Light Material

    TLmag

    14.02.2018

    Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka tests the boundaries of materials in a surprising and alluring manner.

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    One giant step: Domotex 2018

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    14.02.2018

    With a new, user-friendly concept and a creative, trend-focused supporting programme, this year's edition of DOMOTEX fascinated both visitors and exhibitors.

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    Material Tendencies: Sir Peter Cook

    Anita Hackethal

    14.02.2018

    Our team chatted with the cheerful and somewhat cynical soul Sir Peter Cook. Having taught architecture for over fifty years, the British architect, lecturer and writer has played a pivotal role within the global architectural world.

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    The clever furniture developer

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    12.02.2018

    As the company name suggests, Randers + Radius was established in 2012 following the merger of two companies, and can thus look back on a total of 60 years’ experience in high-quality designer furniture for the contract market – a good foundation

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    So transparent!: Vanceva

    Brand story

    Dominic Lutyens

    12.02.2018

    This company’s got perspective. Since 1937, American manufacturer Eastman has been making the world more colourful with VANCEVA® Colors laminated glass.

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    A statement in furniture design

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    09.02.2018

    Scandinavian design meets environmental awareness and a distinctive re- and upcycling mentality. Founded in 1990 in Tibro, ­Sweden, furniture-brand Offecct with its considerable portfolio is now expanding to Milan.

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    Lightness of Touch: Light + Building Frankfurt 2018

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    07.02.2018

    Feel the future. The latest edition of the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building-services technology is all about innovation.

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    Harri Koskinen: Simplicity is a Sylvan Sauna

    TLmag

    06.02.2018

    Harri Koskinen is a Finnish industrial designer, furniture maker and exhibition designer; he is also currently the head of design for the Scandinavian firm Iittala.

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    Do these experts ever sleep?: DUX

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths

    06.02.2018

    Swedish manufacturer DUX, known for its superlatively comfortable divan beds, has applied its expertise in coil springs to produce furniture every bit as comfortable.

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    An explosion of textile innovations

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    05.02.2018

    Textile floor coverings in the contract sector are closely associated with the name Object Carpet. The new Facts & Inspirations collection offers inexhaustible design possibilities in environmentally-friendly and healthy quality.

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    In good company: office architecture works it

    Peter Smisek

    05.02.2018

    Bold, geometric forms and compelling facades characterise a new cohort of office buildings internationally, whose cool, professional dress signals the fact that they definitely mean business.

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    Exclusive surfaces

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    02.02.2018

    The northern Italian company Inkiostro Bianco stands for extraordinary interior surface designs, in which creative engagement with the materials, styles and not least the way of thinking about space all play a central role.

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    Asian Architecture Now: Tadao Ando Architect & ...

    TLmag

    31.01.2018

    Architect Tadao Ando's Chichu Art Museum is a masterful exercise in the juxtaposition of shapes, light and darkness.

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    A light reduction: mawa design

    Brand story

    Katharina Sommer

    30.01.2018

    German lighting manufacturer MAWA DESIGN has leveraged its visually pared-down and formally perfect designs to position itself internationally as the go-to supplier of advanced, architectural lighting systems.

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    Architecture of Sleep

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    30.01.2018

    As a pioneer in sleep culture, Swedish bed manufacturer Hästens has perfected sleeping comfort with handmade beds made of purely natural materials. These provide incomparable comfort and healthy sleep in the upscale-hotel and other sectors.

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    Know-how and that certain something

    DETAIL - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail

    26.01.2018

    The Swedish company Gärsnäs has a long tradition dating back 125 years. During this time, it has accumulated a large amount of valuable detailed knowledge and technical know-how, which is treasured and passed on from generation to generation.

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