Profiles

    Year

      Results: 1438

      The full effect – Casalgrande Padana

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      17.10.2019

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

      You've sold me: Retail trends at EuroShop 2020

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      16.10.2019

      From 16 to 20 February 2020, Düsseldorf's EUROSHOP will provide a comprehensive overview of current and future trends in the retail sector.

      More room from your room: raumplus

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      15.10.2019

      RAUMPLUS, Bremen-based specialist in modern wardrobe and cabinet systems, room dividers and sliding doors, brings every conceivable room situation under control – from intelligent solutions for a sloping ceiling to office partitions, raumplus has

      Cubit’s sofa: individual and versatile

      Cubit

      14.10.2019

      Coolness or opulence? With Cubit you can achieve both – and more. Because Cubit’s modular sofa is absolutely versatile.

      Let there be light (in the office): Occhio

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      14.10.2019

      Occhio's lighting systems adapt effortlessly to the new working environments and allow employees themselves to become lighting designers.

      The seed of an idea: Arper Catifa

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      14.10.2019

      The Catifa chair forms the basis of ARPER's international success, and its DNA has spread into many of the manufacturer's other collections.

      Soft Essence: Arper

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      14.10.2019

      ARPER seeks with its designs to create human-centered, softer spaces for both the home and office. Through form, colour and material, the so-called ‘softer approach’ attempts to conceive spaces that are warm, intuitive and inviting.

      Upwardly mobile: Arper

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      14.10.2019

      A few decades is all that it's taken for ARPER – via a clear, graphic, and at times playful, design language – to establish its place among Italy's top furniture brands.

      Northern lights: Montana

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      10.10.2019

      In cooperation with the renowned colour expert Margrethe Odgaard, Danish manufacturer MONTANA has developed an impressive new colour palette.

      We can work it out: Interstuhl

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      10.10.2019

      In order to create bespoke solutions for various different areas of application, INTERSTUHL has undertaken a detailed analysis of today’s work processes.

      The future of work: Interstuhl

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      10.10.2019

      With its new SPLACES concept, INTERSTUHL combines its high-quality product portfolio with a comprehensive planning service.

      You seem different: Interstuhl

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      10.10.2019

      The German INTERSTUHL brand is transforming itself from a chair manufacturer into an integrated provider of office solutions, developing optimal work scenarios together with architects and planners.

      My office, my way: new workplace design

      Brand story

      Peter Smisek

      09.10.2019

      Same chair, same desk, same office – not anymore. Today's office workers are increasingly demanding more from their workspaces and designers, as well as manufacturers, are responding. 

      Room for ideas: Lindner

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      09.10.2019

      More than 50 years of experience makes LINDNER a reliable partner for architects and planners – creating modern working environments with sustainable products, from conception to implementation.

      Full house: conmoto

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      09.10.2019

      conmoto masterfully succeeds in bringing the most diverse design personalities under one roof – each with their own unique, creative approach. One of our favourite pieces? Mark Braun's Kimono sofa.

      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

      Never asleep: Flou

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      02.10.2019

      In 1978, Italian manufacturer FLOU introduced Nathalie, the first textile bed designed by Vico Magistretti. Even today, the brand surprises with innovative concepts for contemporary living.

      FREE SPIRIT: RÜDIGER SCHAACK FOR ZÜCO

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      02.10.2019

      Tradition obliges us to reinvent ourselves again and again. At Züco, German designer Rüdiger Schaack is just the man for the job.

      GROWTH CURVE: PRODUCT FAMILIES AT ZÜCO

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      02.10.2019

      Whether Perillo, Destino or Bonito, the product lines of the Swiss office furniture manufacturer Züco are not only growing, but thriving. Clearly defined lines and gentle curves characterise the style of these exclusive collections.

      FIRMLY IN THE SADDLE: SEATING FURNITURE FROM ZÜCO

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      02.10.2019

      From saddler to office-furniture manufacturer. Swiss company Züco has always been able to adapt to the conditions of the times, and no less flexible are its broad range of iconic seating designs.

      Modern Family: Wagner W-2020

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      01.10.2019

      Sven von Boetticher has reinvigorated WAGNER's classic bar stool. The resulting W-2020 chair family is so comfortable and good-looking, if your partner doesn’t come home in the evening, you’ll have a good idea where they could be.

      On the move: Wagner D1

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      01.10.2019

      WAGNER's new D1 office chair family by Stefan Diez dispenses with complex mechanics but is nevertheless movable on all axes – resulting in aesthetic as well as comfort benefits.

      Sitting in motion: Wagner Dondola 4D

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      01.10.2019

      Thanks to the equally simple and ingenious Dondola 4D joint from WAGNER, ‘sitting’ now becomes a thing we ‘do’.

      Maxalto: timeless elegance

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      01.10.2019

      That understated luxury only Italians can offer: The latest addition to the Maxalto collection designed and coordinated by Antonio Citterio.

      Space invaders: Poliform Contract

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      30.09.2019

      POLIFORM CONTRACT offers comprehensive interior-design services, catering for large projects anywhere in the world, with the Paris's landmark Hôtel Lutetia serving as a glittering example.

      Whose towel is this?: Bodenschatz

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      30.09.2019

      Swiss accessories brand Bodenschatz is on a mission to bring architectural order to the bathroom.

      A golden stag in a china shop: Villeroy & Boch

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      25.09.2019

      As part of the renovation of Salzburg’s luxury, tradition-soaked Hotel Goldener Hirsch, the owners entered into an interesting co-branding partnership with the equally traditional manufacturer, VILLEROY & BOCH.

      Flying premium: The Flexform Wing sofa

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      23.09.2019

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

      Everything flows: Baths from BETTE

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      19.09.2019

      From the days of the humble wash-bowl to today’s wellness pools, we have certainly come a long way. Today, the bathroom is another living space that is enjoying something of an architectural renaissance. And with the unique products of bathroom

      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.

      New Work City: Interstuhl Splaces and HUB

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      17.09.2019

      INTERSTUHL has carefully analysed the way we work today and, with Splaces, developed a platform concept for interior architects and office planners which unites all services and products.

      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.

      Out of office is so yesterday: Fantoni Atelier

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      12.09.2019

      With the new Atelier collection, Italian manufacturer FANTONI is launching a highly flexible, functional and elegant working environment for the office of tomorrow. It could be that employees won’t want to take holidays anymore.

      Who are you wearing?: Gervasoni

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      10.09.2019

      The traditional Italian furniture manufacturer GERVASONI offers an entire wardrobe of tailor-made swap covers for its furniture. Upholstery has never been so well dressed.

      Hidden talents: WELLTEX from OBJECT CARPET

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      10.09.2019

      With WELLTEX from OBJECT CARPET there is no downside, or at least they have nothing to hide: WELLTEX® pays special attention to the hidden side of the floor textile, consistently avoiding anything that could be unhealthy or unpleasant.

      Sea floor: PLACES OF ORIGIN by OBJECT CARPET

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      10.09.2019

      Inspired by nature, every single fibre of the PLACES OF ORIGIN carpet and SL acoustic tiles collections are very literally fascinating, because they are made of ECONYL by Aquafil and are derived 100 percent from discarded fishing nets that have been

      Going in circles: OBJECT CARPET

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      10.09.2019

      The German carpet company OBJECT CARPET manufactures products that are proven to protect the environment and health. The entire product cycle is taken into consideration, because the material used should never end up in the rubbish bin, but rather in

      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.

      Full steam ahead on innovation!: GROHE

      Brand story

      Susanna Koeberle

      09.09.2019

      GROHE manufactures its new Icon 3D series fittings using a 3D metal printing process – a small revolution, or at least a big step in design evolution.

      Home away from home: Minotti

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      05.09.2019

      As veritable chameleons of Italian furnishings, Minotti products are known for their cross-sector suitability. The Tape collection’s simple and lovable form features in two recent and exciting residential and hospitality projects.

      Bridging cultures through design: Minotti 2019 Collection

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      05.09.2019

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

      Designing Waves: Minotti’s 2019 Hospitality Vision

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      05.09.2019

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

      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.

      Have we met?: USM

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      03.09.2019

      If you think you know premium Swiss brand USM – with its iconic modular storage and display system – think again.

      The Extroverts: JANUS et Cie

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      28.08.2019

      The American Janice Feldman and her company JANUS ET CIE have significantly advanced the trend towards extraordinary, high-end outdoor furniture.

      Office gossip: Palmberg on Palmberg

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      27.08.2019

      Palmberg’s in-house office planner Gutha Schellhorn explains how the company puts its money where its mouth is.

      Aural sex: Palmberg’s acoustic collection

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      27.08.2019

      Leading German office-furniture manufacturer makes sweet love to your ears with its range of sound-managing products.

      Believe the spin: DISC from Palmberg

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      27.08.2019

      Palmberg’s new, super-agile, sound-absorbing DISC space-divider makes for agile offices.

      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.

      And the livin' is easy: Busch-Jaeger

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      15.08.2019

      German specialists in smart-building technology BUSCH-JAEGER have developed a multitude of networked products and services that impress with their simple, intuitive usability and discreet elegance.

      Pool party: architecture to bathe to

      Brand story

      Peter Smisek

      07.08.2019

      Summer time, and the livin’ is easy. Architects flex their athletic creativity in the pursuit of the perfect pool house.

      I'm coming out: 5 top terraces

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      07.08.2019

      Where architecture meets nature, the terrace is the perfect creative ground for some outdoor action. Bring your drink.

      Bathrooms. Like, totally: GROHE

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      25.07.2019

      GROHE is now a ‘Full Bathroom’ provider. With the Perfect Match online tool, architects can easily create functional and aesthetically harmonious holistic concepts for bathrooms.

      Hot stuff: Poland's restaurants get cooking

      Peter Smisek

      25.07.2019

      Polish architects and designers are serving up restaurant designs with a real depth of colour and texture.

      Wake-up call: Polish hotels embrace design

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      25.07.2019

      Check out Poland’s latest hotel projects, where new waves of international business and leisure travellers are checking into their design-led, art-filled establishments.

      The feel-good factor: Palmberg

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      24.07.2019

      Want to learn to love your workplace? And without the use of medication? German office-furniture brand Palmberg, with its flexible system of space-shaping products, has the solution.

      Surf's up!: beach houses are making waves

      Peter Smisek

      23.07.2019

      Contemporary beach homes are embracing designs that aim for sustainability and a seamless integration into their surrounding landscapes.

      Feeling groovy: Longhi celebrates 60 years

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      23.07.2019

      LONGHI celebrated 60 years with an anniversary party inspired by the 1960s, the decade which established its reputation as a leading Italian furniture brand.

      A beautiful life: Longhi

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      23.07.2019

      Italian brand LONGHI marks its 60 years in business with a video showcasing its commitment to creating furniture for contemporary living.

      Fine lines: Longhi’s 2019 collections

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      23.07.2019

      At this year's Salone del Mobile, premium Italian brand LONGHI introduced two new furniture lines, with collections by Ben Wu and Giuseppe Viganò.

      Partners in shine: Platek

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      16.07.2019

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

      Catch some rays: Platek’s Sun Collection

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      16.07.2019

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

      Break out: the Mesh collection from Platek

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      16.07.2019

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

      Keep it in the family: Steelcase Cavatina

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      11.07.2019

      With its new Cavatina collection, the office-furniture manufacturer STEELCASE offers a versatile, uncomplicated chair family that is suitable for all purposes of modern working environments, from individual workstations to large, open meeting areas.

      Mixing business with pleasure: Henrik Pedersen for BoConcept

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      09.07.2019

      BOCONCEPT’s contract service specialises in providing customisable designs – such as the new Henrik Pedersen-designed Toulouse sofa system – that add fluidity and familiarity to a range of settings.

      Keep it casual: Karim Rashid for BoConcept

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      09.07.2019

      Responding to the increasing demands for freedom and flexibility in the workplace, the Ottawa sofa system – designed by Karim Rashid – offers various modules that can be installed in countless combinations.

      Feast your eyes: Atomix Restaurant x BoConcept

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      09.07.2019

      The Madison Avenue contract team of Danish design brand BOCONCEPT helped transform the interior of a Manhattan townhouse into the Michelin-starred Korean restaurant Atomix.

      It's only natural: new spa projects

      Peter Smisek

      03.07.2019

      Naked bodies call for natural materials, as an international survey of the latest spa projects demonstrates.

      Open door policy: HEWI

      Brand story

      Norbert Philipp

      02.07.2019

      With its barrier-free System 900 sanitary-fittings line, HEWI abides by its long-standing belief that design should be accessible to everyone.

      Master of the universal: HEWI

      Brand story

      Norbert Philipp

      02.07.2019

      With its systematic approach, German manufacturer HEWI creates universal, highly aesthetic hardware solutions, such as Hadi Teherani’s iconic Range 270 door handle.

      Reach for the moon: HEWI

      Brand story

      Norbert Philipp

      02.07.2019

      In 1969, HEWI took an aesthetic leap forward, introducing the world to bold colours and pioneering materials via its System 111 door handle, now a design icon.

      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…

      Are you getting your greens?: Agrilution Plantcube

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      20.06.2019

      Munich-based start-up Agrilution brings agtech to the home with its Plantcube – an innovative, new architecturally integrated or freestanding unit for smart edible-plant cultivation.

      Me and You and Everyone We Know: TAKT

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      19.06.2019

      With their sustainability-first, transparently priced furniture, Danish design democrats TAKT are on a mission to make good design accessible to more of us.

      Up close and personal: micro-living spaces

      Peter Smisek

      19.06.2019

      Super-small architectural spaces for living are having a big impact on the way we think about need, comfort and sustainability. Move a bit closer.

      Sea change: Dauphin Reefs

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      18.06.2019

      With its new Reefs collection, German office-furniture manufacturer DAUPHIN provides planners with a flexible, modular tool that transforms open spaces in the workplace into a multifunctional infrastructure for working, exchanging and relaxing.

      Rendez-vous with Alessandro Mendini: Saba Italia

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      17.06.2019

      Inspired Italian manufacturer SABA ITALIA's new Rendez-vous sofa system has taken up residence in a Milan interior designed by Alessandro Mendini for the brand's S'–Magazine.

      In high office: Pedrali at NeoCon 2019

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      14.06.2019

      Leading Italian design manufacturer Pedrali draws the crowds in Chicago at the world’s foremost contract-design fair.

      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 new Stone Age: Atlas Concorde’s Klif collection

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      11.06.2019

      The rugged sophistication of the stone-effect porcelain floor tiles and matching wall tiles of ATLAS CONCORDE’s Klif collection help create a natural harmony between architectural spaces and their surrounding environment.

      Earth, wood and fire: Atlas Concorde

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      11.06.2019

      ATLAS CONCORDE introduces Arbor and Nash, two wood-effect porcelain-tile collections that combine the timeless look and natural charm of authentic wood floorboards with the advantages of ceramic tiles.

      Urban sophisticate: Atlas Concorde's Boost collection

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      11.06.2019

      Boost – ATLAS CONCORDE’s concrete-effect porcelain floor and wall-tile collection – is the ideal complement to both residential and contract settings seeking to convey a contemporary urban attitude.

      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...

      Fully armed: Colebrook Bosson Saunders

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      05.06.2019

      Clever British manufacturer COLEBROOK BOSSON SAUNDERS was the first to launch a monitor arm for flat screens. With its new Lima model, the brand applies its savvy to the entry-level segment.

      Water worlds: the new hotel-bathroom experience

      Peter Smisek

      05.06.2019

      The bathroom experience is becoming an indispensable part of the hotel experience, as the latest survey of projects from around the globe shows.

      Cleaned up: bathroom renovations

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      05.06.2019

      These bathroom-renovation projects transform washed-up designs into spaces of rejuvenation and relaxation.

      Screen time: Vibe by Kinnarps

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      04.06.2019

      The new Vibe screens from Swedish office-solutions specialists KINNARPS transform noisy workspaces into calm oases.

      Keep on trucking: Kinnarps x Volvo Group Trucks Poland

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      04.06.2019

      Volvo Group Trucks Poland turned to premium brand KINNARPS to modernise the interiors of their head office with furnishings that create an open, relaxed workspace and reflect the company’s Swedish roots.

      Power tool: Kinnarps The Better Effect Index

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      04.06.2019

      Developed by the KINNARPS Group, The Better Effect Index gives specifiers a way to make informed decisions when choosing sustainable products.

      Natural high: Fast Outdoor Living

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      29.05.2019

      Timeless and elegant, the products from Italian outdoor furniture specialist FAST are designed for durability and suitable for a range of both public and private outdoor areas.

      Pole dancing: POLISH ARCHITECTURE SHOWS OFF

      Peter Smisek

      29.05.2019

      Rapid economic growth in Poland has seen a concomitant boom in bold architectural activity. Witamy (as the locals say)!

      No more static: THE MOVING ARCHITECTURE OF KWK PROMES

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      29.05.2019

      The work of Polish office KWK Promes is on the move thanks to its super-kinetic architectural elements.

      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.

      It’s oh so quiet: Silent Gliss

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      23.05.2019

      Silence is golden, they say. In which case, premium Swiss curtain- and blind-system manufacturer Silent Gliss has just hit the jackpot a second time with its innovative new Silent Track range. Listen closely...

      Head to toe: new healthcare clinics

      Peter Smisek

      22.05.2019

      Taking the pulse on new health clinics demonstrates a further move toward designing facilities that holistically support patients’ wellbeing.

      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.

      In tune: B&B Italia x Maxalto

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      21.05.2019

      Antonio Citterio demonstrates his virtuosity once again with his new collection for MAXALTO, ”Fluid Spaces”, a quartet of sculptural designs that lend themselves to being freely arranged.

      Living legends: B&B Italia

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      21.05.2019

      At their much-anticipated return to the Salone del Mobile, B&B ITALIA presented a raft of new proposals for the entire home created by some of the most celebrated designers out there.

      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.

      Mama knows best: B&B Italia UP50

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      14.05.2019

      Gaetano Pesce's iconic UP collection for B&B ITALIA celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, making it the perfect time to pay tribute to the extraordinary original designs with a newly launched UP50 collection.

      Fast times in Berlin: System 180 x heycar

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      14.05.2019

      The specification of SYSTEM 180 for online used-vehicle exchange heycar’s Berlin offices has helped fashion a flexible workplace for collaboration and innovation.

      Naked and proud: System 180 bares all

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      14.05.2019

      With its unique, clearly visible construction, SYSTEM 180 lets it all hang out.

      Fluid architecture: System 180’s Design Thinking Line®

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      14.05.2019

      Berlin-based manufacturer SYSTEM 180’s specially developed Design Thinking Line® of super-flexible, dynamic furniture makes for both agile bodies and agile minds.

      My own private Italy: EMU

      Brand story

      Helen Parton

      13.05.2019

      EMU, specialists for life under the open sky, have been bringing a taste of the Italian lifestyle into the outdoor areas of the world for almost 70 years.

      The tables are turning: Steelcase Bivi

      Brand story

      Norbert Philipp

      09.05.2019

      The office furniture manufacturer STEELCASE found inspiration for its new workplace series Bivi by studying the success of start-ups.

      In the bag: new retail-interior concepts

      Peter Smisek

      08.05.2019

      Through their design-led, social-mediatised interiors, retail projects are getting out there.

      Page-turners: 5 bookstores with stories to tell

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      08.05.2019

      Asian bookshops are offering bibliophiles an altogether more immersive experience via bold architectural concepts.

      Upward curve: Minotti

      Brand story

      Anna Winston

      07.05.2019

      At this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan, the Italian manufacturer MINOTTI showcased a revamp of its design language with a raft of new collaborations with some of the great designers of our time.

      Concrete control: KNX building-systems technology by ...

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      06.05.2019

      For the Bammental weekend house near Heidelberg, BUSCH-JAEGER supplied the minimalist concrete monolith with the KNX building-control system, offering enhanced personalised comforts for a complete holiday feeling.

      Less is more: ABB-free@home Wireless from Busch-Jaeger

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      06.05.2019

      The intelligent switches available within the ABB-free@home range by BUSCH-JAEGER allow you to upgrade your home to wireless control without undoing existing cabling.

      Under your thumb: ABB-free@home by Busch-Jaeger

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      06.05.2019

      All functions of the ABB-free@home intelligent home-automation system from BUSCH-JAEGER can be activated individually via switch or app and be remotely controlled from absolutely anywhere.

      Grounded: bordbar

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      06.05.2019

      Since 2006, the Cologne-based manufacturer BORDBAR has been putting the aircraft trolley concept to earthly use.

      Support group: Wagner's D1 swivel chairs

      Brand story

      Katharina Schwarze

      30.04.2019

      The D1 swivel chair family designed by Stefan Diez for WAGNER keeps users moving with its innovative joint mechanism, while fundamentally changing our conception of how office chairs look.

      ‘Lightness is the future’: the new Héra armchair from ...

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      29.04.2019

      What happens when you combine the latest production technology in wood with the precise vision of celebrated architect Patrick Jouin? A new restaurant armchair called Héra, whose elegant, reduced form belies its supreme comfort.

      Light on its feet: Co Lounge Chair by MENU

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      Alyn Griffiths

      28.04.2019

      Continuing the collection’s legacy, the new Co Lounge Chair from MENU fits seamlessly into any setting, boasting a visually lighter design with a low-slung seat.

      Steeped in sophistication: the Tearoom series from MENU

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      Alyn Griffiths

      28.04.2019

      Welcoming curves and minimalist forms combine for a perfect blend of elegance and comfort in the newly launched Tearoom Series from MENU.

      Drop anchor: Harbour Lounge Chair by MENU

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      Alyn Griffiths

      28.04.2019

      The Harbour Lounge Chair, the latest addition to MENU's Norm Architects-designed series, extends an invitation to sit down and stay awhile with its wide back and spacious shell.

      Enjoy the silence: Bosse

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      Katharina Sommer

      24.04.2019

      With the "Bosse Cube 4.0", German company BOSSE offers an easy-to-install and variably adaptable room-in-room system with high-quality technological equipment for the office of tomorrow.

      Fun and games: new sports centres

      Peter Smisek

      24.04.2019

      Staying active isn’t always easy, but a little motivation can go a long way. Architecturally expressive, multi-programme sports centres are helping users score some vital health goals.

      Go with the flow: Wilkhahn

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      Katharina Schwarze

      24.04.2019

      With its fluid lines and perfectly interlocking parts, the AT office chair from WILKHAHN gives the impression its frame is a single, seamless element.