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Sustainable comfort: OWActive mineral climate ceiling

Brand story

Architonic

01.12.2022

OWActive mineral climate ceilings combine all the advantages of mineral ceiling systems from OWA with efficient room temperature control – and have won several awards for their democratic design and careful use of resources. Watch the video to

‘In the best case, furniture becomes a lifelong ...

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Gerrit Terstiege

30.11.2022

In the third part of the raumplus Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German manufacturer – designer Sebastian Herkner talks about the status quo of our interiors and explains his down-to-earth vision for the future.

Mary Katrantzou combines tradition and modernity for ...

Gerrit Terstiege

30.11.2022

In a new collaboration, the longstanding tile manufacturer enlists the Greek designer to put her signature touch on a collection that fuses tradition with nature and high fashion.

Sounds good: creating acoustic comfort at work

Alun Lennon

30.11.2022

Workplace comfort is not just about soft seats, fresh fruit and breakout rooms. In the background, less-visible features are also quietly playing their part…

The science of acoustic design making auditorium ...

James Wormald

30.11.2022

Large or small, enclosed or open-air, these concert hall auditoriums lock audiences into a welcoming world of sound with acoustic architecture and surface design.

How to make outdoor spaces more usable this winter

James Wormald

28.11.2022

As the cold and the darkness creeps in, so do we, retreating indoors to hibernate until spring. But need we give up our new-found love of outdoor environments so easily?

In defence of plastic: A'mare collection from Edra

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Harriet Thorpe

28.11.2022

Far from single-use, Jacopo Foggini's A'mare collection for Edra redefines the value and moral use of plastic, celebrating its integrity, longevity and yes, even its beauty.

'You cannot consider space without light': Carmelo ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

24.11.2022

Carmelo Zappulla of External Reference brightens up Light + Building, explaining how light adds an emotional layer to environments: 'It animates a space.' Watch the video to learn more…

Successful mission at Dutch Design Week 2022

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Emma Moore

24.11.2022

There was a healthy dose of pragmatism on the agenda at this year's Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, with organisers, exhibitors and visitors joining together towards a forward-looking, sustainability-driven common cause.

The stage is set for Ambiente 2023

Ambiente

24.11.2022

Anticipation builds after a two-year forced break for the Ambiente fair, set to run from February 3-7, 2023. The leading trade fair for consumer goods returns to Frankfurt, Germany for five days of product presentations, trend spotting and

The science of sitting: six rules for choosing a comfortable ...

James Wormald

23.11.2022

Even the best-looking sofas can cause twisted spines and sore backs, ultimately making users dread sitting on them. Here’s how to keep the style, without the stiffness.

'Daylight for us is the most valuable light ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

23.11.2022

Andreas Schulz of Licht Kunst Licht highlights the use of both daylight and artificial light as resources, but also notes the difference: 'We love the change from day to night.' Watch the video here…

'If light is a material, you should be able to touch ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

22.11.2022

Axel Schmid's illuminating discussion at Light + Building defends our use of artificial light as a material: 'Light consumes energy, but you cannot live without it.' Watch the video for more…

KEUCO's IXMO fittings celebrate simplicity

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Mareile Morawietz

21.11.2022

The manufacturer's pared-back range comes in a variety of finishes and styles, offering a timeless aesthetic to architects, planners and clients looking to celebrate simple elegance with their interiors.

'Design is a social profession and we have very big ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

21.11.2022

Ulrike Brandi spotlights the role of lighting design at Light + Building, claiming we must 'reorganise our design processes to serve society.' Hear more of what she had to say here…

Integrated lighting for intuitive spaces

James Wormald

21.11.2022

Dark spaces can get new life by hiding integrated lighting in the architecture, while on a smaller scale, hyperlocal integrated lights give interiors more usability and purpose.

Unidrain: understated elegance

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Architonic

17.11.2022

A new product addition to the manufacturer’s award-winning Reframe Collection combines sleek design with sophisticated engineering.

Hansa 2.0: Reinventing fittings the sustainable way

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Barbara Jahn-Rösel

17.11.2022

With a whole range of newly repurposed ECO products, the manufacturer is paving the way for a resource-saving everyday life – without compromising on design.

New Metal walls from Tecnografica

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Harriet Thorpe

17.11.2022

With Tecnografica's creative and graphical metal-finish wallpaper collection, both commercial and private spaces can stand out with featured interior surfaces that rock.

Combatting water scarcity in urban environments: the Bette ...

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Alyn Griffiths

16.11.2022

In the second installment of the Bette Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German bathroom specialist – UNC Charlotte Dean of Arts + Architecture Brook Muller speaks about the importance of incorporating water into

Dataflex: working for an ergonomic and sustainable future

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Peter Smisek

15.11.2022

Dutch company Dataflex has been supporting the health of office users for 40 years, but the carbon-neutral ergonomic specialists are equally dedicated to the wellbeing of the planet, too.

Striking the right balance: new chairs by Wagner

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Barbara Jahn-Rösel

14.11.2022

At this year's Orgatec, Wagner presented new additions to its chair family that celebrate the end user as well as sustainable materials and the company's unique ergonomic technology.

Dutch Design Week presents the future of product design

James Wormald

14.11.2022

Offering a vision of the future with changing needs and material availability, Dutch Design Week’s exhibiting designers present possible answers on how to create more, with less.

Moon mission: Design Composite fits out Swiss research ...

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Markus Hieke

14.11.2022

Achieving a feeling of space in its compact interior, the entrance area of Rosie – a laboratory for young space researchers in St. Gallen – was equipped with backlit architectural panels (clear-PEP®) from Design Composite.

Cersaie 2022 – Casalgrande Padana puts sustainability in ...

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Harriet Thorpe

11.11.2022

Communicating both the naturally sustainable properties of ceramics and the material's inherent aesthetic value and high performance, Casalgrande Padana's collections speak out at Cersaie 2022.

'A lot of people reflected on the value of a ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.11.2022

At this year's Orgatec, Simon Keane-Cowell sits down with the Italian-British designer to discuss the state of office design and his latest Pedrali collaboration: a lightweight, versatile desk that makes space for our new workplace values and

Edra designer Francesco Binfaré on radical design values ...

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Harriet Thorpe

09.11.2022

As lead designer of the Italian seating specialist Edra, Francesco Binfaré describes the inspiration behind some of the brand's most iconic pieces, and how they reflect modern life.

Cosentino's surface beauty

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Emma Moore

09.11.2022

Cosentino's high-tech Dekton Onirika surfaces are perfect for a broad range of applications and merge high functional performance with the warmth and charms of natural materials.

Full circle: highlighting Hungarian design at 360 Design ...

James Wormald

09.11.2022

With many emerging and established Hungarian designers and manufacturers on show, 360 Design Budapest blends the country’s culture and crafts with technology, and puts environmental eyes on the future.

Our Editorial Team wants you!

Architonic

08.11.2022

Architonic is looking for a Senior Content Editor (EN/DE)

Continuing the cycle: Sustano from Duravit

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Markus Hieke

08.11.2022

DuraSolid Nature is the name of the remarkable result of intensive material research at Duravit, from which the Sustano shower tray range is now the first to be made.

Preparation is everything: Dutch Design Week asks us to ...

James Wormald

07.11.2022

As we stagger from one global crisis to the next, DDW gives reason to face the future with optimism, not fear, with creative and technological solutions from the fields of architecture and design.

The office as a USP: De Vorm makes it work

Brand story

Nick Compton

07.11.2022

By focusing on highly customisable designs, local production and its unique understanding of the modern office environment, the Dutch manufacturer is able to offer clients tailored interiors that significantly increase workplace desirability.

Villeroy & Boch makes barrier-free building easy

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Alyn Griffiths

04.11.2022

The global ceramics specialist offers online tools and a collection of sleek designs to architects and designers looking to incorporate accessibility features into projects of all sizes.

ViCare brings accessibility to public sanitation

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

03.11.2022

Villeroy & Boch’s barrier-free range enables designers and architects to equip public restrooms with quality that lasts and has the end user in mind at all times.

Building bathrooms better

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Alyn Griffiths

03.11.2022

Villeroy & Boch’s ViCare range is designed to fit the needs of nursing home residents as well as staff and adds sophisticated, user-centric style to an often cold and sterile environment.

Design for the ages: Villeroy & Boch

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Alyn Griffiths

03.11.2022

By catering to the homes of our ever increasing older population, the global brand ensures its products last the test of time and enables care-like comfort inside residential walls.

'We are not Zaha Hadid': Sascha Rullkötter of SOP

Simon Keane-Cowell

03.11.2022

Sascha Rullkötter of SOP discusses targeting timeless and flexible solutions over identifiable architecture: 'We are not the creator of big signatures.' Watch the video to hear more…

Humanscale: a new path for workplace design

Brand story

Emma Moore

03.11.2022

With products like its new Path chair, global office ergonomics brand Humanscale is responding to the ecological, ergonomic and aesthetic demands of the flexible modern workplace.

Dauphin's Indeed: the office chair inspired by sleeping ...

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

03.11.2022

Utilising the same pocket spring core technology found in high-end mattresses, Dauphin's Indeed work chair comforts users with its design, customisation and environmental credentials.

'Space is still prestigious, like a rare good in ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

02.11.2022

David Marquardt of MACH Architektur explains why flexibility is key for modern workspaces: 'You don't need big meeting rooms, sitting empty.' Watch the video to hear what else he has to say…

You have to be there: retail spaces that buy into experience

James Wormald

02.11.2022

Online, retailers can provide more choice, better service and a more comfortable showroom. What they lack, however, is occasion. These bricks and mortar stores make in-person shopping special again.

‘Thursday is the new Friday. If it wasn't already’: ...

James Wormald

01.11.2022

Russell Potter of Soda Studio describes how workplaces are creating more engaging environments: ‘We've seen offices put in show kitchens and yoga studios.’ Watch the video for more…

'As designers, our job is to create reality': ...

James Wormald

31.10.2022

Yorgo Lykouria of Rainlight Studio explains our need for more engaging office workplaces: ‘It's about the human engagement with these artefacts around us.’ Watch the video to hear more…

'Credibility is what counts above all': Mia ...

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Gerrit Terstiege

31.10.2022

In the second installment of the raumplus Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German manufacturer –, the interior designer speaks to Gerrit Terstiege about what it takes to successfully merge different interior

Forestier: putting poetry into pendants

Brand story

Emma Moore

31.10.2022

Woven products like the Grass and Parrot luminaires from French lighting brand Forestier respond to our increasing desire for warmth, comfort and natural, handcrafted quality.

What makes a good desk light? Ten lamps with bright ...

James Wormald

31.10.2022

Desks, whether in or out of office, in or out of hours, can be lonely places. When long, dark nights start to breach our working days, it’s good to have a desktop friend, to lighten the load.

Colourful office interiors that brighten up the working day

James Wormald

31.10.2022

As these modern office redesigns focus on the social experience of coming to work, the application of bright, bold colours helps to characterise and define their new spaces.

Elmo: a leather library of colours

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Alyn Griffiths

28.10.2022

Swedish leather specialist Elmo's latest collections, created in collaboration with designer and colour consultant Georgina Wright, draw inspiration from nature and aim to bring sensuality and joy to interiors.

Solarlux dissolves boundaries with cero

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Architonic

27.10.2022

Thanks to its extensive glass panels, the German glazing specialist’s slim profiled sliding door turns the inside into the outside – without compromising on design, functionality or safety.

Sound absorption at the forefront of design with Rockfon

Brand story

Emma Moore

27.10.2022

You don't need to make a lot of noise to be heard. Rockfon's decorative Acoustic Design Range of aesthetically-focused designer acoustic products stands out, while blending in.

Rockfon: Designing for people

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Emma Moore

27.10.2022

In our contemporary, wellness-enhanced environments, acoustic comfort is imperative. But Rockfon's biophilic range of acoustic products also listens to and caters for our other senses, too.

The changing image of acoustic design by Rockfon

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Emma Moore

27.10.2022

Stepping out of the shadows, acoustic design is now a crucial part of wellness-positive contemporary spaces. Rockfon's line of decorative sound-absorbing products lead the way by sight, not sound.

The future of hospitality at EquipHotel in Paris

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Sisse Bro

26.10.2022

From 6 to 10 November, international trade fair EquipHotel will be welcoming exhibitors and visitors to Paris and inviting them to consider the future of the hospitality sector with open eyes and conscious minds.

Women in Architecture: celebrating female-led practices by ...

James Wormald

26.10.2022

Gender inequality in architecture restricts both creativity and talent, as well as human rights. These four female-led architecture practices re-balance the scales with their work, not their gender.

ID AID: Products that promise new possibilities

Brand story

Markus Hieke

25.10.2022

With their product designs for numerous well-known manufacturers, Sven von Boetticher and his industrial design office ID AID from Stuttgart are actively shaping the flexible working world.

Matteo Thun & Partners explain their approach to ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

25.10.2022

'Applying international and globally recognised certifications is not enough if there is no "self-certification",' argues the award-winning office's top team.

Strong and pure: Miniforms’ Bice chair is all ears

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Dominic Lutyens

25.10.2022

With its organic, nature-inspired lines and contemporary graphics, the Bice chair from Italian furniture specialists Miniforms fits perfectly in a variety of spaces, where its characterful design packs a serious punch.

Leolux LX: engineers of intimacy

Brand story

Nick Compton

25.10.2022

A recent case study in Leolux LX's homebase of Venlo shows how projects can incorporate durability as well as an elegant combination of function and comfort by choosing from the brand's catalogue.

Shaping hospitality

Brand story

Nick Compton

25.10.2022

By outfitting public-facing spaces with Leolux LX designs, hotels, restaurants, theatres and bars can greet visitors with sculptural, organic shapes that create an inviting environment in any context.

Leolux LX empowers expression

Brand story

Nick Compton

25.10.2022

With its wide variety of durable and aesthetically diverse products, Leolux LX offers architects and designers a multitude of options for furnishing luxurious and sustainable spaces.

Like floating on a cloud: se:air offers a new sitting ...

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

24.10.2022

Known for a seamless combination of high-end ergonomics and timeless design, German office expert Sedus presents the latest addition to its arsenal of user-centric office chairs at this year's ORGATEC.

Tom Dixon celebrates twenty years of material curiosity

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Emma Moore

24.10.2022

Reflecting on the designer's relationship with material experimentation, Tom Dixon's TWENTY exhibition showcases some of his known and unknown designs, while looking forward to the next chapter.

Working in groups: LUCTRA Mesh

Brand story

Architonic

20.10.2022

In hybrid workplaces, the LUCTRA Mesh lighting network provides direct or indirect light in smart groups, ensuring workplace comfort, while restricting energy use. Watch the video to learn more…

Editor's Letter – October 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

19.10.2022

The energy crisis, energetic thinking on sustainability and the power of lighting design.

Icons reimagined

Brand story

Claire Brodka

18.10.2022

Cassina Pro adapts the brand's most well-known pieces to new environments – and complements them with contemporary designs.

Reclaiming spaces with Cassina

Brand story

Claire Brodka

18.10.2022

Cassina Pro delivers one of the largest collections of iconic designs specified for public use: from lobbies, lounges and restaurants to waiting rooms and the workplace.

Experience Cassina Pro at ORGATEC 2022

Brand story

Claire Brodka

18.10.2022

For the first time, the Italian manufacturer will showcase its collection for public spaces in person – filled with iconic mid-century designs and new pieces repurposed for the hospitality and workplace sector.

Anything but standard: How AXOR is redefining our ...

Brand story

Markus Hieke

18.10.2022

In a new white paper, fittings brand AXOR gets to the bottom of the changing concept of luxury. Tristan Auer translates the paper's findings into a cinematic concept bathroom.

Dornbracht’s TARA is timeless design for any architecture

Brand story

Architonic

18.10.2022

The German luxury fittings manufacturer’s most iconic bathroom series is a fitting archetype that suits a wide variety of interior styles – even more in its new finishes and product variants.

How Gaggenau embodies holistic kitchen design

Mareile Morawietz

17.10.2022

With its suite of modular luxury kitchen appliances and specified tools for architects and designers, the global brand eases planning processes through timeless aesthetics and a team of experts.

Topping it off: eight kitchen worktop materials and how well ...

James Wormald

17.10.2022

We ask a lot of the contemporary kitchen worktop, but with so many materials claiming to tick all the boxes from durability and hygiene to a simple install, it’s hard to see the wood for the quartz.

Trella and the rise of the designer-maker

Brand story

Emma Moore

14.10.2022

Brooklyn-based lighting brand Trella's design ethos is one driven by craft and material, as well as close creative collaboration between designers, craftspeople and the client, too.

Built to learn: the American schools shaping young minds

James Wormald

12.10.2022

From pre-school to post-diploma, these US schools are building for the future, educating students into creative, innovative free-thinkers, ready to lead the technological revolution.

A cut above the rest: Licht im Raum

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Markus Hieke

12.10.2022

Cultural monument meets living space: In Düsseldorf, five penthouses were built onto the roof of a historical bunker. Licht im Raum set the scene for the luxurious homes within.

Toilets on trend from Trone

Brand story

Sisse Bro

12.10.2022

Young French toilet specialist Trone is aiming to bring the humble toilet bowl up to date, by giving it the same level of style and design considerations afforded to other bathroom fixtures.

VOLA x Arne Jacobson: the Danish design tradition

Brand story

Nick Compton

11.10.2022

Danish design is defined by a holistic and harmonious approach that is embodied in the iconic products of tap manufacturer VOLA.

Nine delectable dining tables for tasteful interiors

James Wormald

10.10.2022

Dining tables are not just where we eat. In near constant use, they are the control room of the home. Where meetings are held, homework is helped and bills are paid, they hold life together.

Noah Living – systemic sustainability

Brand story

Markus Hieke

10.10.2022

For Noah Living's first two creations, the Noah Sofa and Noah Bed, an uncomplicated design language creates comfortable, adaptable and sustainable no-fuss furniture.

Riflessi lays it out on the table

Brand story

Emma Moore

10.10.2022

With customisable elements combining to form versatile versions of sculptural distinction, Riflessi's Sabino table adds individual style and function to personal living spaces.

Innovating design communication: the Minotti Pavilion

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

07.10.2022

Increasing the inclusivity of high-grade design, Minotti's 2022 Collection is now brought to life inside a virtual Minotti Pavilion, open and accessible for digital visitors worldwide.

EGGER fuels sustainable transitions

Brand story

Architonic

06.10.2022

Versatile products and design solutions by the wood-based materials specialist enable the planning of stylistically transient yet sustainable spaces for the future.

Ritzwell celebrates Furubi at 30

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

06.10.2022

With the beauty, experience and increased brand confidence of ageing, Ritzwell's 30th-anniversary achievements and editions epitomise the traditional Japanese concept of Furubi.

Constructive Alps prize 2022: sustainable development award ...

James Wormald

05.10.2022

Taking guidance from the Alpine Convention’s Climate Action Plan on sustainable development, these are the four winning redevelopment projects awarded the Constructive Alps prize.

Compact living in modern urban contexts: the raumplus ...

Tansy Kaschak

04.10.2022

The first installment of the raumplus Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German manufacturer –, has design expert Tansy Kaschak take a look at how individuals and hotels around the globe are tackling compact living

The times they are a-changin': imm cologne

Brand story

Architonic

04.10.2022

In 2023, imm cologne will take place in June instead of its traditional date in January. Watch the video to find out more about the new Spring Edition of the iconic German fair…

London Design Festival: on the Design Trail

James Wormald

03.10.2022

Divided into 12 separate design districts, London Design Festival’s key theme of identity was explored in these installations, exhibitions and workshops from the trail.

Creating transitions with EGGER

Brand story

Julia Hauch

03.10.2022

Under the motto 'create transitions', wood-based materials specialist EGGER's creative solutions show how interior design can facilitate contemporary living processes while shaping the future.

Flos and Patricia Urquiola create a chandelier for our times

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

30.09.2022

The latest collaboration between Italian lighting expert Flos and the Spanish designer looks toward nature to redefine a medieval icon – resulting in a contemporary fixture for the ages.

VOLA and 'total design'

Brand story

Architonic

29.09.2022

Danish design tradition represents values of quality, longevity, sustainability and respect, all of which are also to be found in the products of tap brand VOLA. Watch the video to discover more…

'We use traditional elements but in a contemporary ...

Katharina Schwarze

29.09.2022

João Tiago Aguiar of João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos explains his affinity with using three-dimensional ceramics to create surfaces which 'bring interiors to life.' Watch the video to hear more…

Seating settings for all situations by Mara

Brand story

Emma Moore

29.09.2022

Both an aesthetic and ergonomic balance between modern workplace typologies, Mara's Icon office chair brings the comfort of home into work.

‘We always try to reduce the job, the action in a ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.09.2022

Dori Sadan of m-i-r-a explains his priority when designing a project's materiality: 'We address the bones of the space first, the surfaces.' Watch the video to hear more…

London Design Festival: Highlights

James Wormald

28.09.2022

A sombre London Design Festival reflects on the city’s creative history for design and making, while sharing a positive look into the future.

MVRDV's latest housing development goes ceramic

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.09.2022

For its Ilot Queyries apartment complex in Bordeaux, architects MVRDV utilised custom-made ceramic tiles from Agrob Buchtal to realise the project's unique form.

'We design sense by sense': Nayra Iglesias of In ...

James Wormald

27.09.2022

Nayra Iglesias of In Out Studio explains their design process: 'We introduce a sensory diagram.' Then the architects add materiality to layer the experience. Learn more about it here…

Flou furniture stories: a look at the Italian ...

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

27.09.2022

By showcasing its annual collection in four individual settings, Flou creates stories with its product highlights and positions its furniture designs within the larger context of spontaneity and well-being.

Optimising consumption with Hager's new energy ...

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

27.09.2022

In an environment where energy is becoming ever more precious, Hager's product innovations make sure that none of it gets lost by optimising processes and thinking ahead.

Talking an international design language: Inoda+Sveje x ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

27.09.2022

Minotti's collaboration with Japanese/Scandinavian design duo Inoda+Sveje gives its 2022 Collection a distinctive style, combining the traditional aesthetics and art of wood sanding, typical of the designers' countries of origin.

Minotti's virtual pavilion to explore future living ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

27.09.2022

To communicate the immersive, holistic atmospheres created by Minotti's 2022 Collection at Salone Del Mobile.Milano, the Italian furniture manufacturer invites visitors to step into a virtual pavilion.

Minotti's evolutionary 2022 Collection

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

27.09.2022

Celebrating 1970s and mid-century style, as well as a 25-year collaboration with Rodolfo Dordoni, Minotti's 2022 Collection takes inspiration from the past to launch the new modular and adaptive designs for the future.

‘Surfaces define our visual experience of space and ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

26.09.2022

Swedish-Spanish design duo Space Popular, working at the interface between physical and virtual space, are anything but superficial. Get their thought-provoking insights here.

Green is good: luxury hospitality spaces with verdurous ...

James Wormald

26.09.2022

Green is the colour of life, but is it possible to combine its references to organic environments and rich luxury in high-end interior surfaces? These green-lit hospitality spaces show how it’s done.

Are you sitting comfortably…? The story of Edra's ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

23.09.2022

On a quest to improve comfort without sacrificing design, Edra combines careful scientific material and medical research with a passion for sitting and relaxation.

Light + Building returns to illuminate trending industry ...

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

22.09.2022

From 2 to 6 October, Light + Building Autumn Edition will once again educate and empower the world’s design and construction industries with the latest insights into modern trends and technology.

What's the future of imm cologne?

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

21.09.2022

Moving from January to June for its 2023 edition, imm cologne is repositioning itself. And not just in terms of scheduling. Architonic discusses the opportunities and challenges with its creative director.

Constructing with concrete: hardcore projects and products

James Wormald

21.09.2022

With many eco-friendly cement alternatives racing through to market, the concrete revolution could be here to stay. These examples highlight the advantages of the age-old, but on-trend, material.

Flooring with unlimited creativity from OBJECT CARPET

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

20.09.2022

OBJECT CARPET's latest RUGX collection fits made-to-measure creative freedom, freeing architects and designers from the confines of size, shape and colour in the flooring choices.

A sustainable future for hospitality design: the Bette ...

Brand story

Tansy Kaschak

19.09.2022

In the first installment of the Bette Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German bathroom specialist –, multidisciplinary journalist and sustainability expert Tansy Kaschak takes a look at the contemporary hotel

B&B Italia awake the past with updated icons of ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

19.09.2022

Time will always move on, but as B&B Italia shows with the re-release of evolved versions of a series of design icons from the 20th century, there's still space for the old guard.

12 designer baths that soak long in the memory

James Wormald

19.09.2022

As an eponymous bathroom fixture, bathtubs use the most space, but get used the least. These designer bathtubs offer both comfort and character, beyond simple sanitaryware.

The Oikos Venezia DoorScape contest puts entrance ...

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

16.09.2022

With its international competition, the Italian doorway specialist is seeking to support the architectural culture of entrance spaces by encouraging experimentation and promoting awareness.

A world of choice with OBJECT CARPET

Brand story

Architonic

15.09.2022

The feel-good factor: With the Moody and Eddy carpets from its RUGX collection, OBJECT CARPET opens up a world of design scope, high-quality haptics and maximum charisma. Find out more in the video…

New Omotesando Shop & Atelier – a flagship space for ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

15.09.2022

Ritzwell's welcoming new flagship store, Shop & Atelier, invites customers to experience how the well-crafted furniture is made, with wood-working and upholstery techniques on show.

Ritzwell warms up a brutalist house in Portugal

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

15.09.2022

Ritzwell's furniture catalogue combines powerful forms with natural materials, providing warming comfort to the open living spaces of Serôdio Furtado Arquitectos' imposing Casa Pátio em Miramar.

Tradition meets modernity: Ritzwell at the Hotel Okura Kyoto ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

15.09.2022

Combining Kyoto culture is blended with contemporary crafts at the Hotel Okura Kyoto Okazaki Bettei, populating its tranquil, natural spaces with well-crafted furniture from Ritzwell.

Veneta Cucine: kitchen evolutions and modern solutions

Brand story

Emma Moore

15.09.2022

Italian brand Veneta Cucine has been helping to shape our kitchens for 55 years, and today continues to respond to the challenges of designing for post-pandemic domestic spaces.

See you at the office: homely and mobile furniture families ...

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

14.09.2022

As we return to the office, how we view the workplace has changed. Dauphin is responding to our desire for collegial togetherness with furniture that creates comfortable and relaxed office environments which complement rather than compete with the

Building communities: large-scale residential projects

James Wormald

14.09.2022

These colourful, sustainable and environmental multi-storey co-living projects make high-rise living friendly again.

Design, sustainability and the circular economy: ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

13.09.2022

Martin Postler of innovationist industrial-design studio PostlerFerguson reminds us of the challenges to, and the potential for, the design industry adopting a truly circular economy.

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