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      Sky's the limit: new airport lounges fly high

      Peter Smisek

      18.02.2019

      In-air travel might have lost some of its lustre, but newly designed airport lounges are changing the course with ultra-modern and luxurious settings that invite travellers to unwind or keep working in total comfort.

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      Making waves: GROHE's innovations for 2019

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      James Wormald

      13.02.2019

      With a commitment to sustainability, design quality and smart technology, the leading global brand GROHE introduces new product innovations that offer users even more choice and control.

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      Behind the curtain: GROHE SMARTCONTROL CONCEALED

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      James Wormald

      13.02.2019

      The sleek SmartControl Concealed system from GROHE hides its advantages in plain sight. With its streamlined design and easy Rapido SmartBox installation, you can control up to three showers with one trim.

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      Let it sink in: GROHE

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      James Wormald

      13.02.2019

      GROHE demonstrates its grasp of our contemporary and future kitchen needs with its innovative Blue and Red Watersystems and customisable, professional-grade kitchen fixtures like the new Essence.

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      Threads with attitude: Heimtextil

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      Julia Hauch

      12.02.2019

      This past January, Frankfurt's HEIMTEXTIL, the largest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, exceeded all expectations with its new, optimised concept.

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      Me time: Martela PodBooth

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      11.02.2019

      With the PodBooth Finnish office furniture manufacturer MARTELA brings more peace, balance and productivity into the office.

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      Hue and cry: ISH 2019 goes full-colour

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      Gerrit Terstiege

      07.02.2019

      ISH, the world's leading trade fair for the sanitary, heating and air-conditioning industry, is taking place in Frankfurt from 11 to 15 March. For us at Architonic, this is an ideal opportunity to take a look at a major current trend: the growing

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      Feeling It: COR

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      06.02.2019

      For 65 years, the COR family business has been producing furniture that comes from the heart in the truest sense of the word.

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      Living in a material world: Techtextil

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      05.02.2019

      From 14 to 17 May 2019 international exhibitors will present a comprehensive overview of the spectrum of technical textiles and textile building materials at TECHTEXTIL, which takes place every two years in Frankfurt.

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      Free for all: new public spaces

      Peter Smisek

      05.02.2019

      Whether it’s extra elbow room or a place to rub shoulders you’re looking for, new architect-designed public spaces give city dwellers a chance to choose their own adventure.

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      Thirst quenchers: 5 refreshing waterfront projects

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      05.02.2019

      A round-up of recent waterfront projects offering locals and visitors sites for leisure and lively social interaction prove water really is one of the elixirs of life.

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      Design icons made in Germany: HEWI

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      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      04.02.2019

      The revolutionary System 111 lever handle from HEWI is 50 years old and the innovative manufacturer itself has been around for 90. Their longevity alone is reason to take a look at the brand's latest developments.

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      Meet the new neighbours: Steelcase's Share It ...

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      30.01.2019

      STEELCASE's Share It Collection combines open-plan design with private office elements that structure space into separate neighbourhood areas, providing both privacy and focus, as well as Team Hubs for colleagues to connect.

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      Second nature: Conde House

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      29.01.2019

      With a deep understanding of materials, coupled with fine Japanese aesthetics and craftsmanship, CONDE HOUSE makes long-life furniture that honours and celebrates nature without taking it for granted.

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      Setting the table: Hospitality focus at Ambiente 2019

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      22.01.2019

      AMBIENTE, Frankfurt’s leading international trade fair for consumer goods, has also developed into a hotspot for the HoReCa segment in recent years. Manufacturers, architects and planners come together to network and inform themselves about the

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      LET'S BLUE-SKY THIS!: NEW OFFICES BUILDINGS

      Peter Smisek

      22.01.2019

      With their bold and expressive forms, textured facades, and sustainable-design features, new office blocks around the globe are showing that they mean business – now and in the future.

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      It’s good to be green: Freund GmbH

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      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      21.01.2019

      The green wall elements of the FREUND Moosmanufaktur have so many advantages for the room climate that one wonders why there are any offices without the sound-absorbing, dust-catching, climate-regulating and good-looking greenery systems made of real

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      Multi-tasking: Kartell

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      Alyn Griffiths

      21.01.2019

      Italian brand KARTELL expands its reach with an increased focus on the contract market, offering architects and designers an extensive collection to specify commercial projects and the capability to deliver products – quickly and in quantity.

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      70 and going strong: Kartell

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      Alyn Griffiths

      21.01.2019

      Still creating after all these years: the iconic Italian brand KARTELL celebrates its 70th-anniversary, launching a new collection of designs for residential and contract settings.

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      Welcome to the Matrix: Kartell

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      21.01.2019

      Pushing the boundaries of plastic manufacturing once again, Italian firm KARTELL unveils its newest innovation: the Matrix chair by Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka.

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      Soul Man: Eugeni Quitllet is feeling it

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      17.01.2019

      Emotion is the special material that runs throughout the Catalan designer’s work and his new Remind and Soul chairs for PEDRALI are nothing if not in touch with their feelings.

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      Nouvelle cuisine: Poggenpohl +VENOVO

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      Gerrit Terstiege

      15.01.2019

      With increasingly flexible lifestyles, the static boundaries between kitchen and living areas are disappearing. After examining this trend, the German premium manufacturer POGGENPOHL found the perfect solution with its new +VENOVO kitchen concept.

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      Rock it: Freifrau Leya

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      14.01.2019

      FREIFRAU designers Birgit Hoffmann and Christoph Kahleyss keep the creative ball rolling with the Leya Rocking Chair, their latest addition to the brand’s popular product range.

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      Acting on instinct: Freifrau Celine

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      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      14.01.2019

      A fresh perspective and a flair for following her intuition gave Czech designer Lucie Koldova’s first chair design, Celine – created in collaboration with German seating manufacturer FREIFRAU – its own legs to stand on.

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      In one sitting: Freifrau Ona

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      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      14.01.2019

      Created in collaboration with German designer Sebastian Herkner, FREIFRAU introduces Ona, an innovative new chair series that achieves a perfect balance of beauty and comfort.

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      I can't hear you!: Vorwerk SL Sonic

      Brand story

      Katharina Schwarze

      10.01.2019

      Haven't heard of SL Sonic, VORWERK's sound-absorbing acoustic tile? That's because of its high efficiency.

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      Stir it up: Alpes-Inox’s Liberi in Cucina system

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      08.01.2019

      This January’s LivingKitchen show at imm cologne will see a paradigm shift in the way we think about the kitchen landscape thanks to premium Italian manufacturer ALPES-INOX. – Visit Alpes-Inox at LivingKitchen at imm cologne: Hall 4.2, Stand

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      Pillow talk: Grzywinski+Pons

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      08.01.2019

      New York City-based practice Grzywinski+Pons awakens an historic, 19th-century structure in Manchester, England, with Whitworth Locke – an adaptive reuse hotel project.

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      No reservations: new hotel designs that don’t hold back

      Peter Smisek

      08.01.2019

      Not sleeping on the demands of today’s travellers, the latest hotel projects offer guests more experiential stays without skimping on amenities.

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      Sock it to me: Plug & Light

      Brand story

      Katharina Schwarze

      07.01.2019

      The PLUG & LIGHT network of Insta, Gira, JUNG and BRUMBERG bring the strengths of their individual expertise together, creating an innovative, versatile plug-in light socket.

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      Lighten up: Plug & Light

      Brand story

      Katharina Schwarze

      07.01.2019

      Set the mood and change it up in an instant with the flexible interior lighting options and solutions enabled by the PLUG & LIGHT system.

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      I’ve got the power: Plug & Light

      Brand story

      Katharina Schwarze

      07.01.2019

      Easy to use and highly compatible, PLUG & LIGHT puts the power into users’ own hands with lighting control sourced directly from the socket.

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      As you like it: GROHE SPA Colours

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      19.12.2018

      With its SPA Colours collection, fittings specialist GROHE is further developing the trend towards creative, individualised interiors.

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      Surface to pair: GROHE SPA Colours

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      Dominic Lutyens

      19.12.2018

      Establishing a new standard in surface quality with their innovative PVD –Physical Vapour Deposition technology – GROHE's SPA Colours collection offers highly durable, brilliant finishes that can be perfectly matched to a range of bathroom

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      Power Palette: GROHE SPA Colours

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      Dominic Lutyens

      19.12.2018

      Michael Seum, GROHE’s Vice President of Design, paints a picture of the brand’s latest additions to their long-lasting, high-quality SPA Colours collection.

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      Friends in high places: loft living

      Peter Smisek

      18.12.2018

      As cleverly adapted spaces, lofts projects provide toothy creative fodder for architects and aspirational living for their users.

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      Hotel Van der Valk: MOSA

      Mosa

      17.12.2018

      Hotel Van der Valk opts for a warm and natural look, choosing Mosa Solids tiles in 90 x 90 centimetres to complete the picture.

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      My point of view: Jay Osgerby

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      11.12.2018

      The Swiss firm SKY-FRAME, the leading international manufacturer of frameless sliding window systems, has launched a new series of video portraits that opens a window into the world of the great contemporary architects and designers.

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      Round the bend: PUREis3 from Interstuhl

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      05.12.2018

      With the PUREis3, the German office furniture manufacturer INTERSTUHL is launching an uncomplicated office chair for today's office: flexible in use in almost all office situations, easily adaptable to individual seating preferences and - thanks to a

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      Fertile ground: DOMOTEX 2019

      Brand story

      Katharina Schwarze

      05.12.2018

      DOMOTEX, the world's leading trade fair for floor coverings, is more than just a product showcase. With an impressive accompanying programme, it invites visitors to broaden their perspective in an atmosphere that fosters networking and exchange.

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      New chapters: 6 libraries offering a fresh start

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      05.12.2018

      Libraries are turning the page and entering the post-digital age with help from architect-led designs that revitalise and reactive their civic value.

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      Alternative facts: imm cologne 2019

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      04.12.2018

      January’s big-top international design fair is as much a platform for new ideas and inspiration as it is a showcase for the latest products.

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      Best in class: New schools have done their homework

      Peter Smisek

      04.12.2018

      A shift in the classic classroom dynamic has occurred and architects have taken note, designing schools that are ready to respond to the future with a mind toward sustainability and more room for creativity.

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      A different light: ERCO individual

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      03.12.2018

      With its ERCO individual service, the German specialist for architectural lighting offers comprehensive options for customising its serial-produced products, supporting the development of sophisticated special lighting for a wide variety of projects.

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      Hands-free: GROHE Sensia Arena

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      29.11.2018

      German bathroom and kitchens fitting company GROHE has fused state-of-the-art engineering with traditional Japanese spa culture to dream up the unique Sensia Arena shower-toilet.

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      Blast off!: Kinnarps Space

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      27.11.2018

      KINNARPS propels office life into a new orbit with Space, a modular storage system that’s universally adaptable.

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      Catch me if you can: Kinnarps Next Office®

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      Alyn Griffiths

      27.11.2018

      The highly adaptable Next Office® service from KINNARPS creates agile workspaces that give employees options for where, when and how to work best.

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      It’s work, but not as we know it: KINNARPS workspace ...

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      Alyn Griffiths

      27.11.2018

      Creating inspiring, emotional environments with their workplace furniture, KINNARPS makes going to the office feel, well, less like work.

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      Limited offer: pop-up retail spaces

      Peter Smisek

      22.11.2018

      As bricks-and-mortar retail continues to suffer heavy losses, pop-up stores are stepping in – design-led, temporary spaces that are as much about a curated brand experience as they are about shifting stock.

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      Make sound great again: acousticpearls

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      Simon Keane-Cowell

      21.11.2018

      Acoustic-solutions brand acousticpearls offers more than just off-the-shelf, noise-cancelling products. With its expert consultancy, it’s on a mission to make your ears happy.

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      I work, therefore I am: Palmberg

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      Simon Keane-Cowell

      21.11.2018

      Long live the office! When designed well – as go-to office manufacturer Palmberg proves – workplaces can enhance the well-being of their users, giving them the flexibility to be themselves.

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      Namaste: India as guest at Ambiente 2019

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      21.11.2018

      Two outstanding designers will represent the partner country India at AMBIENTE 2019.

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      Taking the floor: Domotex 2019

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      20.11.2018

      From 11–14 January 2019 DOMOTEX, the leading floor covering fair, will share the latest trends and concepts in flooring with its programme of talks, lectures and tours.

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      Step into the frame: Domotex 2019

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      20.11.2018

      The Framing Trends exhibition at DOMOTEX offers visitors the latest ideas and innovations in floor coverings, as well as a networking platform for architects and designers.

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      Covering ground: Domotex 2019

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      20.11.2018

      With its Create'N'Connect theme, the 2019 edition of DOMOTEX demonstrates how the steps we take have the potential to bring us together.

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      BIM me up: BIM World MUNICH 2018

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      19.11.2018

      Taking over the ICM in Munich between 27-28 November, the third instalment of BIM World MUNICH will champion the latest innovations, IT applications and IoT tech to digitally transform the construction and real estate industry.

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      Soft spots: Heimtextil 2019

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      14.11.2018

      A new concept for its 2019 edition sees HEIMTEXTIL also tighten its contract focus. Frankfurt in January is where architects go to discover the latest textile products and ideas with space-shaping value.

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      Office affairs: Pedrali

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      13.11.2018

      Italian brand PEDRALI, known for its expertise in industrial production, turns the prosaic into the poetic with its first-ever, aesthetically charged collection office and workspace furniture.

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      One of the family: Arper Catifa 46

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      09.11.2018

      In 2004, the Italian manufacturer ARPER introduced its Catifa 46 chair, laying the foundation for the celebrated family.

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      Surfacing: Alape

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      08.11.2018

      Committed to innovation, ALAPE has brought the colours and textures of the natural world to two new surfaces: Aqua and Terra.

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      Main dish: Alape

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      08.11.2018

      A revolutionary creation when it was launched two decades ago, Gerhard Busalt’s innovative dish-basin design remains central to ALAPE’s collection.

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      Glaze of glory: Alape

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      08.11.2018

      German manufacturer ALAPE is synonymous with glazed steel. Robust, resistant and versatile, one could even say the material is a metaphor for the brand itself.

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      As above, so below: Benthem Crouwel discuss their new ...

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      07.11.2018

      Benthem Crouwel’s new North-South metro line brings the overground underground with its urban-space approach to subway-station design.

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      Going underground: new metro stations

      Peter Smisek

      07.11.2018

      How do you keep the masses on the move while making the passenger experience as efficient and pleasurable as possible? A number of recently completed metro stations show how. All aboard!

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      Total recline: Zeitraum

      Brand story

      Brigitte Ulmer

      01.11.2018

      ZEITRAUM turns your dreams of complete relaxation into a reality with the YOMA bed and Japanese-inspired ZENSO LOUNGE lounge chair.

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      Sitting pretty: ZEITRAUM

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      Brigitte Ulmer

      01.11.2018

      ZEITRAUM accomplishes a lot in one sitting with their OKITO chairs, which, although made of solid wood, remain sustainable, lightweight and affordable.

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      Tell no lies: Zeitraum

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      01.11.2018

      Authenticity and sustainability can be read in the very grain of ZEITRAUM’s timeless, solid-wood-furniture collection.

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      The future is now: Ambiente 2019

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      31.10.2018

      From 8–12 February 2019 the international consumer goods fair AMBIENTE will provide insight into the relevant design trends of the future. Find out now what awaits.

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      It's your turn: GROHE Euphoria SmartControl 260

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      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      31.10.2018

      The new GROHE Euphoria SmartControl 260 lets you set up your shower however you like with an easy turn through three spray zones.

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      Right as rain: GROHE Euphoria SmartControl 310

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      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      31.10.2018

      Relaxation or revitalisation? You pick your pleasure choosing between or combining the two rain-like spray patterns of the GROHE Euphoria SmartControl 310 shower system.

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      Give me ten: Pedrali, Odo Fioravanti and Jorge Pensi

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      18.10.2018

      Ten years of fruitful cooperation between the Italian furniture manufacturer PEDRALI and the designers Odo Fioravanti and Jorge Pensi have seen the brand launch a raft of modern design classics.

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      Old, not obsolete: new care homes

      Peter Smisek

      18.10.2018

      As the number of relatively healthy older adults entering their golden years increases, architects are responding to their needs, designing care homes that offer residents more self-sufficiency and ways to stay active.

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      Build me up: Perkins+Will talk health

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      18.10.2018

      The interdisciplinary architecture and design firm Perkins+Will is pioneering holistic health initiatives, building spaces that promote wellness for individuals and communities at large.

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      Finders seekers: Ambiente 2019

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      18.10.2018

      Ambiente 2019 invites visitors to explore the latest products from around 4,500 exhibitors and discover the newest trends and talents in the world of international consumers goods with its extensive event programme.

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      Area of influence: Ambiente 2019

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      18.10.2018

      Nicolette Naumann, Vice President Ambiente, speaks about the Frankfurt fair's lasting influence on the world of international consumer goods.

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      Staying one step ahead: Ambiente Trends 2019

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      18.10.2018

      Staying up to date is essential to staying in business so take note as Ambiente Trends 2019 shares the latest, in-depth design trend forecasting research.

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      Let it slide: HAWA Suono

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      17.10.2018

      With HAWA Suono, the Swiss manufacturer HAWA Sliding Solutions opens all (sliding) doors to a life without disturbing noise and odours.

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      Turn on the lights, turn down the noise: Artemide

      Brand story

      Brigitte Ulmer

      15.10.2018

      The iconic Italian lighting manufacturer ARTEMIDE has a solution for loud work environments. Their Acoustic Light series effectively lowers noise level in open-plan offices, making work more stress-free.

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      Tricks of the trade: Downtown Design

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      15.10.2018

      The DOWNTOWN DESIGN Trade Programme offers industry professionals a chance to optimise their time at the fair with the advantage of a tailor-made schedule and exclusive access.

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      Talk of the town: Downtown Design

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      15.10.2018

      The Forum programme of this year's DOWNTOWN DESIGN fair offers insight into the design world's most pressing issues with a line up of talks by international experts.

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      A new design experience: Downtown Design

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      15.10.2018

      This year's edition of DOWNTOWN DESIGN lays down the blueprint for the future of design fairs.

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      More in store: Dieffebi

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      14.10.2018

      With its finger on the pulse of evolving work culture, Italian manufacturer DIEFFEBI has become the go-to producer of modular, architectural storage systems.

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      Going the extra mile: Wonderwall Studios

      Brand story

      Wonderwall Studios

      10.10.2018

      Wonderwall Studios is a creative studio that designs and produces wooden panelling for walls and surfaces. We are all about joyous materials and sustainability through reclamation. Old friends and new acquaintances too, know that we never settle for

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      Get happy: GROHE Euphoria

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      09.10.2018

      GROHE brings a good mood into the bathroom with the innovative Euphoria SmartControl shower system. High-tech showering for simple pleasures at the touch of a button.

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      Close encounters: co-working spaces make contact

      Peter Smisek

      09.10.2018

      The saying 'It's not just a job, it's a lifestyle' takes on a whole new meaning with our latest survey of co-working spaces from around the globe.

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      Ebb and flow: Dornbracht

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      08.10.2018

      Aquamoon from DORNBRACHT makes each encounter with the element of water a unique, personalised experience. Three innovative flow modes allow you to harmonise your shower experience with your mood.

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      Experience Aquamoon: Dornbracht

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      08.10.2018

      With fascinating mood-lighting and three different water flows, DORNBRACHT’s Aquamoon turns showering into a regenerative, sensory experience.

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      Minimal look, maximum effect: Dornbracht

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      08.10.2018

      Having time alone without distraction is crucial to our well-being. Aquamoon from DORNBRACHT offers just that with its minimalist design, which enhances the impact of its holistic water experience.

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      Framework: Fleischer

      Brand story

      Katharina Schwarze

      03.10.2018

      For 50 years FLEISCHER has been manufacturing high-quality furniture that focuses totally on the user. With its new additional FRAME line for workstations, the German manufacturer is facilitating concentrated work at a flexible and easily

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      In perfect form: Flexform

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      01.10.2018

      Nobody combines understated elegance and functionality as naturally as FLEXFORM. The latest collection is an Italian interpretation of Scandinavian mid-century design.

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      A passion for perfection: Züco

      Brand story

      Brigitte Ulmer

      01.10.2018

      ZÜCO, the Swiss manufacturer of high-quality office furniture, expands its Signo swivel chair family with additional models that adapt perfectly to new ways of working.

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      Stacked up: MENU

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      01.10.2018

      In collaboration with Norm Architects and Els Van Hoorebeeck from The Office Group, MENU created the Co Chair, a stackable chair suitable for multi-functional office spaces.

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      Cut out for comfort: MENU

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      01.10.2018

      Take a seat and take time out to enjoy reading or another activity in the Knitting Chair from MENU, a return to Ib Kofod-Larsen's modernist design known for its cut-out elbow rests.

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      Light the way: MENU

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      01.10.2018

      The easy to install TR Bulb from MENU, designed in collaboration with Tim Rundle, features a flexible design that allows it to fit well into a variety of places, both literally and figuratively.

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      Lights up, noise down: Luceplan

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      25.09.2018

      Through research and experimentation, the trend-setting Italian lighting brand LUCEPLAN created their acoustic lighting solutions. The result is a collection of stress-reducing luminaires that not only look good but keep the surroundings sounding

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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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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      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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