Profiles

    Year

      Results: 1671

      Monitoring the situation: Novis

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      24.09.2020

      German monitor manufacturer NOVIS creates technology that seamlessly integrates with furniture – and with no functional compromise.

      The paths to enlightenment: lighting design for landscape ...

      Peter Smisek

      23.09.2020

      Lighting design not only shapes interior spaces, it can also be deployed to lend form and narrative to external, architectural landscapes.

      Lady of the lamp: in conversation with Ulrike Brandi

      Alun Lennon

      23.09.2020

      Ulrike Brandi, founder of the eponymous lighting-design consultancy, discusses the relation between light and architecture – and where she sees it heading.

      Asset light: BURRI

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      23.09.2020

      When the Swiss National Bank underwent an extensive renovation, Swiss manufacturing experts BURRI were on hand to turn a new lighting concept for the institution into a luminous reality.

      THE WATER WHISPERERS: OASE

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      22.09.2020

      OASE create impressive productions out of water – everything from spectacular public shows to quiet, meditative spaces in private gardens.

      A window of one’s own: Schüco

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      22.09.2020

      SCHÜCO’s range of sliding window-system solutions offers planners superb design freedom, with individualisation front and centre.

      Folding stuff: Bi-fold systems from Schüco

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      22.09.2020

      SCHÜCO's folding, sliding door and window systems create unobstructed views right at the sweet spot between inside and out.

      Nothing to see here: Schüco

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      22.09.2020

      The Panorama Design line from German window and door specialist SCHÜCO has been designed with light-flooded, transparent architecture in mind.

      Smoking hot! Siemens

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      16.09.2020

      Equally discreet, efficient and attractive, the inductionAir Plus system from Siemens combines a hob with an integrated extractor hood. This gives architects and interior designers maximum creative freedom for their kitchen projects.

      Architonic Story: BoConcept

      Brand story

      Architonic

      15.09.2020

      ‘Live Ekstraordinær’: so says Danish furniture manufacturer BoConcept in its latest slogan. But, much loved by consumers, the brand is also a cogent and creative project partner for professionals. Who knew?!

      Out is the new in: Minotti

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      15.09.2020

      With their 2020 Outdoor Collection, MINOTTI offers a strong argument against going back inside at all.

      Fits like a glove: Minotti

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      15.09.2020

      For the 2020 Collection, MINOTTI is bringing to the fore its fine eye for detail and unconventional manufacturing methods such as sewing techniques borrowed from the world of haute couture.

      More than the sum of their parts: Minotti

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      15.09.2020

      For a few years now, premium Italian manufacturer MINOTTI has been working with some of the world's best designers, combining cultural diversity with their own design DNA. A fruitful strategy, as the 2020 Collection proves.

      Architonic Story: Capdell

      Brand story

      Architonic

      10.09.2020

      Nix, Capdell’s award-winning chair designed by Patrick Norguet, is a complex and contemporary combination of solid wood and curved plywood, whose architectural lines provide not only comfort, but aesthetic pleasure, too.

      INTO THE WOODS: HORGENGLARUS

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      10.09.2020

      Sustainability is a key player at Swiss wood-furniture specialists Horgenglarus. Not least in the form of its trend-eschewing, own-forever products.

      Safe and sound: Sigel

      Brand story

      Markus Hieke

      09.09.2020

      Sound Balance, the acoustic solution from German office manufacturer SIGEL not only optimises workplace acoustics, it also quickly and flexibly separates different working areas, creating a safer environment for employees during the coronavirus

      Fortune cooking: hot restaurant projects from China

      Peter Smisek

      09.09.2020

      With the continued growth of the restaurant industry in China, diners are increasingly finding the architectural value of these new eateries easily a match for the gastronomical creativity coming from their kitchens.

      All under control: Busch-Jaeger

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      02.09.2020

      With BUSCH-JAEGER’s networked home control systems, safety, comfort, and energy efficiency in the home can be controlled more easily and flexibly than ever before.

      Red-carpet treatment: OBJECT CARPET x Ippolito Fleitz Group

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      01.09.2020

      OBJECT CARPET’s recent collaboration with multidisciplinary architecture and design studio Ippolito Fleitz Group has led to expansive, unconventional and, more importantly, sustainable results.

      Architonic Story: Oligo

      Brand story

      Architonic

      31.08.2020

      German lighting specialist OLIGO’s unique modular-lighting system SLACK–LINE opens up a world of smart dynamic options for illuminating space.

      Hands off: GROHE

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      28.08.2020

      In public spaces in particular, GROHE sensor-activated taps make an invaluable contribution to hygiene – without compromising on aesthetics.

      There’s something in the bushes: Enea

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      27.08.2020

      Landscape artists ENEA have been celebrating the beauty of nature for over 25 years, bringing their holistic approach to bear on green spaces not only in their native Switzerland, but all around the world.

      Clear perspective: Sky-Frame and Stephan Hürlemann

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      26.08.2020

      Sky-Frame – Swiss specialists in frameless sliding window and door systems – continue their ‘My Point of View’ series of video portraits with architect and designer Stephan Hürlemann, who shares his perspective on design and its role in a

      The untouchables: Grohe

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      25.08.2020

      Thanks to GROHE's technologically advanced contactless faucets, no one need worry about getting their hands dirty while washing them.

      Can't touch this! GROHE

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      25.08.2020

      These days, It’s no exaggeration to say that washing your hands can save lives, and the hands-free fittings from innovative bathroom manufacturer GROHE are the perfect hygienic solution.

      Architonic Story: Wagner

      Brand story

      Architonic

      20.08.2020

      With its iconic good looks and Dondola® dynamic sitting technology, the D1 by WAGNER helps you to make all the right moves.

      Outdoors, inner peace: SPA Deluxe

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      20.08.2020

      In the era of social-distancing, a personal wellness space at home makes more sense than ever. With its outdoor whirlpools and swimming spas, SPA Deluxe is making it possible.

      Art house: new cultural venues

      Peter Smisek

      19.08.2020

      Can we live without culture? Or is it simply a nice-to-have? The recent lockdown and its attendant closing of venues has demonstrated how critical it is to who we are as a society. And the extent to which architecture mediates it.

      Drama queens: the latest theatre projects

      Alun Lennon

      19.08.2020

      Theatre design asks architects to consider a number of questions, one of the most important of which is the relationship between performer and audience. Here, we raise the curtain on five new projects that provide some cogent answers.

      Hitting the spot: REGENT LIGHTING

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      17.08.2020

      With STREAM by REGENT LIGHTING, focus is put definitively on light itself, rather than the source of it – allowing space and light to become one.

      Flexible friends: Textiles in architecture

      Peter Smisek

      05.08.2020

      Across a broad range of projects, whether office, retail space or school, interior designers and architects recognise textiles as a flexible, viable alternative to concrete, plaster and wood.

      Thinnovation: Laufen

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      05.08.2020

      As demonstrated by Patricia Urquiola’s Sonar bathroom collection, LAUFEN’s innovative SaphirKeramik technology has opened up a whole new world of creative possibilities for designers.

      Glass ceiling: Saflex® Structural

      Brand story

      Peter Smisek

      03.08.2020

      In creating the dome of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ museum in Los Angeles, aesthetic and structural considerations were of paramount importance. For the designers, the choice was clear: SAFLEX® STRUCTURAL

      Social animal: Interstuhl HUB

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      30.07.2020

      INTERSTUHL's HUB System combines maximum flexibility and functionality with a clear, inviting design language.

      Together we are strong: Interstuhl SPLACES

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      30.07.2020

      Within the scope of the innovative SPLACES concept, INTERSTUHL offers planners and architects the opportunity to collaborate directly with experts on the design of creative and future-oriented new work scenarios.

      Good work!: Interstuhl HUB

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      30.07.2020

      The concept of New Work has turned working life on its head and raises some fundamental questions. With its HUB system, German manufacturer INTERSTUHL provides some convincing answers.

      The search is on: Architonic now offers an even better ...

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      23.07.2020

      A raft of new search filters, plus a completely new image-based search functionality, give architects and other architonic.com users greater research efficiency and product inspiration.

      Flooring it

      Alun Lennon

      22.07.2020

      A floor isn't just for standing on. As our selection of projects shows, thoughtful and imaginative design decisions in relation to colour, materiality and form can turn it into a space-defining element.

      If walls could talk: old structures reborn

      Peter Smisek

      22.07.2020

      Build the wall! Build the wall! But, hang on. What’s to stop architects retaining some of the old walls of existing structure when rebuilding or adapting it? They certainly provide visual and haptic texture, while delivering intriguing

      Architonic Story: Gallotti&Radice

      Brand story

      Architonic

      21.07.2020

      Who said three’s a crowd? With the new Livre armchair, Manto dining table and Bonfire table lamp, Italian furniture specialists Gallotti&Radice have added a trio of designs to their range that are all big on personality.

      ARCHITONIC STORY: SWISSFINELINE

      Brand story

      Architonic

      14.07.2020

      If ever there were a time to embrace nature, it’s now. Watch how window-system experts SWISSFINELINE meld architecture with the great outdoors.

      Move over, Monet: OASE

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      13.07.2020

      If ever we needed a life-affirming relationship with nature, it's now. With its series of ponds and natural pools for swimming that fit seamlessly into garden design schemes, German aquatic-environment specialists OASE are inviting us to jump in.

      Architonic Story: GAN

      Brand story

      Architonic

      09.07.2020

      ISLA is GAN’s new modular furniture collection. Designed by Sebastian Herkner, it’s irregular shapes make for an inviting and versatile outdoor seating experience.

      Impressive counterpoint: Duravit Viu and XViu

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      08.07.2020

      The DURAVIT bathroom series Viu and XViu combine soft, organic forms and precise geometry, achieving a post-industrial elegance of striking contrasts.

      All you need is Luv: Duravit Luv

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      08.07.2020

      The soft yet clear design vocabulary of Cecilie Manz’s series Luv for DURAVIT brings the above-counter basin and finest Scandinavian purism to the bathroom.

      Because I'm Happy: Duravit

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      08.07.2020

      DURAVIT’s series Happy D.2 Plus is now available in two technologically and formally innovative versions. As if those people who spend too much time in the bathroom needed more encouragement!

      Shore thing: new beach-house projects

      Peter Smisek

      08.07.2020

      The coast presents architects with a particular set of situational, topographical challenges and, at the same time, opportunities, when it comes to designing beach-side residences. How to hunker down while embracing the elements?

      The new crew: Pedrali

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      07.07.2020

      Challenging times call for a different perspective. PEDRALI delivers new ideas via new collaborations with Sebastian Herkner and Robin Rizzini.

      Architonic Story: Fredericia Furniture

      Brand story

      Architonic

      07.07.2020

      Danish design house Fredericia Furniture’s Pato collection uses polypropylene sourced 100% from upcycled plastic waste, so it’s even more eco-friendly than before.

      Gold rush: Inkiostro Bianco

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.07.2020

      With its Goldenwall wallpaper collection, Italian decor brand INKIOSTRO BIANCO offers brilliant and luxurious new possibilities for specification in the premium contract sector.

      Flowing conversation: VitrA Bathrooms

      Brand story

      Architonic

      02.07.2020

      Don’t miss the second installment in VitrA Bathrooms’ 'Meet the Designer' YouTube talks series: Design Director Erdem Akan in conversation with Terri Pecora!

      Back story: Aeris

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      30.06.2020

      German, family-owned manufacturer AERIS launches an offensive against sedentary culture and back pain via its innovative dynamic-seating concept.

      Restart: Arclinea

      Brand story

      Caroline Roux

      29.06.2020

      ARCLINEA – creators of kitchens dedicated to design and innovation – are back into production with a bang, bringing exciting new ranges to the market.

      FLOATING ISLAND: next125

      Brand story

      Architonic

      25.06.2020

      See how next125's new kitchen island floats atop the most slender of legs.

      Working the room: SICIS

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      25.06.2020

      Italian manufacturer SICIS’s Rooms project offers a total spatial concept with its wide-ranging portfolio of exclusive surfaces and furniture. All from one hand.

      Slide with it: System 180's FlexBoard Pro

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      24.06.2020

      Modular and programmatic to their core, workplace-product innovators System 180 have launched a new, super-agile way to support collaborative working.

      Lean on me: Zeitraum

      Brand story

      Architonic

      22.06.2020

      Don't be fooled by the refined appearance of ZEITRAUM’s new Okito Ply Dining chair – its large backrest makes it extremely comfortable too.

      Business as unusual: König + Neurath

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      19.06.2020

      Within just a matter of weeks, our lives have fundamentally changed. Luckily, however, König + Neurath has already come up with solutions for keeping us safe and healthy in the workplace.

      The boss of emboss: Woven Image

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      18.06.2020

      Inspired by Japonisme and anything but two-dimensional, Australian wall-coverings manufacturer WOVEN IMAGE’s two new acoustic wall panels – Zen and Ion – help calm the modern workplace.

      Straight to the point: Regent Lighting

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      17.06.2020

      Swiss manufacturer REGENT LIGHTING’s Milano Slim luminaire is plain perfection, bringing shadow-free light into offices and classrooms with a reserved elegance.

      Brand building: the corporate campus expresses itself

      Peter Smisek

      17.06.2020

      Large multinational companies are increasingly using architecture as a powerful tool both to express their individual brand identities, as well as to engage, motivate and excite employees.

      We’re all ears: local consultancy from DALI

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      16.06.2020

      Danish speaker manufacturer DALI has local representation in over 70 countries, so one of its trained specialists is never too far away, wherever you are in the world.

      Word up!: DALI

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      16.06.2020

      Sound design for large, open spaces – such as train stations – brings with it many challenges. Thankfully, with their high-performance, wide-dispersion speakers, DALI provides an answer.

      Volume in space: DALI

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      16.06.2020

      Danish sound specialist DALI has fine-tuned the art of bringing clear sound to large spaces – to the delight of architects and designers everywhere.

      The hot seat: D1 by Wagner

      Brand story

      Architonic

      12.06.2020

      Enough with boring office chairs! WAGNER’s new D1, designed by Stefan Diez, not only promotes dynamic sitting, it looks great too.

      Eyes on the prize: German Design Award 2021

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      10.06.2020

      10 July is the closing date for entries for the GERMAN DESIGN AWARDS 2021, which, for the first time, also features a prize aimed at young architectural offices and design studios in a new category.

      Turning heads: Zazzeri

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      09.06.2020

      With its strong formal and material expression, the JK21 range of fittings by Italian bathroom specialist Zazzeri – inspired by its iconic Junko series – is big in the bathroom.

      Sound construction: Sigel

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      08.06.2020

      German office product specialist SIGEL’s new Sound Balance acoustic solutions not only promote communication and optimise open-plan office acoustics, they help shape the workplace, too.

      A little help from your friends: Poliform

      Brand story

      Caroline Roux

      05.06.2020

      Marcel Wanders and Jean-Marie Massaud worked with Italian furniture manufacturer POLIFORM on its latest collections – drawing inspiration from the atmosphere of ‘beauty and strength’ on the factory floor, while adding their own signatures to

      Comfort with a conscience: Arper

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      04.06.2020

      Italian manufacturer ARPER’s versatile, new armchair collections – designed by Lievore + Altherr Désile Park, and Jean-Marie Massaud – prove that luxurious looks and sustainability are by no means mutually exclusive.

      A new school of thought: education projects that really ...

      Peter Smisek

      03.06.2020

      Creative, innovative and outside-the-box thinking in education architecture serves not only to build schools that optimise learning conditions, it also drives architects and designers to find solutions that work for the environment.

      Give pee a chance: save! from Laufen

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      03.06.2020

      When it comes to innovation, Swiss bathroom specialists LAUFEN aren't for taking things sitting down. Except, of course, if it's their game-changing save! separation toilet...

      Flying colours: chromatic school spaces

      Alun Lennon

      03.06.2020

      Colour is a powerful tool – not least when it’s deployed in education projects, where a judicious chromatic specification can boost concentration, performance and well-being.

      Kengo Kuma takes a seat

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      29.05.2020

      'Furniture is often more important in our lives than architecture,' says the celebrated Japanese architect, as he discusses his long-term collaboration with Japanese producer TIME & STYLE.

      Water music: Oase

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      28.05.2020

      German water project specialists OASE don’t manufacture water features, rather they are in the business of utilising water and light to create perfectly personalised garden architecture.

      It doesn't get any more colourful than this: Jakob ...

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      25.05.2020

      With its creative new fabric and wallpaper collections, Swiss fabric-firework specialist JAKOB SCHLAEPFER supplies planners and designers with the tools they need for realising truly extraordinary interior projects.

      Pooling resources: 4 private pools to dive for

      Alun Lennon

      20.05.2020

      Compared to their back-garden predecessors, contemporary private pools are becoming architecturally integrated, space-defining elements. Come on in. The water’s great!

      The floors of nature: Kährs

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      20.05.2020

      Swedish manufacturer Kährs has been a major player on the international parquet-flooring scene for many decades. And now, it’s taking a further step into the commercial sector with its high-performing Impression collection, the latest addition to

      All well and good: new health-spa design

      Peter Smisek

      20.05.2020

      There’s more to wellness than warm pools and hot-stone massages – the spa experience can be significantly enhanced via considered architectural choices when it comes to materiality, colour and context.

      Make them green with envy: German Sustainability Award ...

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      19.05.2020

      In 2020, the GERMAN SUSTAINABILITY AWARD will for the first time be awarding prizes for top achievements in the field of sustainable design. Don’t delay – the submission deadline is 15 June.

      The new bronze age: GIRA

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      19.05.2020

      With control systems that include warm bronze tones and subtly shimmering surfaces, premium manufacturer of intelligent building technology GIRA, offers new creative freedom to specifiers interested in reflecting current trends.

      Hot off the press: G-Pulse from GIRA

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      19.05.2020

      What makes an original an original? You can find the answer to this and more in GIRA’s G-Pulse – an online magazine aimed explicitly at architects and interior designers.

      Pushing my buttons: GIRA

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      19.05.2020

      GIRA’s new pushbutton sensor 4 may employ a minimalist design language, but with its choice of LED icon colours as well as a pleasantly haptic response to touch, it packs a powerful, multi-sensory punch.

      Regent Lighting’s Joker: a seriously good lamp

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      18.05.2020

      With its new Joker desk lamp, Swiss lighting specialist REGENT LIGHTING is revolutionising lighting for the workplace.

      Architonic Story: Sitting pretty with Arper

      Brand story

      Architonic

      15.05.2020

      Arper’s new chair collection lets you help the environment just by sitting down. How? Well, see for yourself.

      Micro management: Dauphin

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      14.05.2020

      Dauphin’s new Fiore chair collection has an invisible USP – an antimicrobial MicroSilver finish that is effective against bacterial infection and other micro-organisms.

      Seeing red: Pedrali launches new campaign

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      13.05.2020

      #PEDRALITALES, Pedrali's latest ad campaign, deploys the striking form of Portuguese practice Rebelo de Andrade's Casa 3000 to memorable effect.

      All whirlpools are not the same: Jacuzzi®

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      07.05.2020

      There’s a reason why global wellness brand Jacuzzi® has long gone from proper noun to the generic term for a whirlpool experience: superlative design and innovation.

      So materialistic!

      Alun Lennon

      06.05.2020

      Confident material choices in retail projects have the power to transform shop spaces into ultra-haptic, visually rich environments that no amount of e-commerce trickery can match.

      Body shop: new retail spaces

      Peter Smisek

      06.05.2020

      It’s undeniable that the online retail environment offers a multitude of advantages to consumers, particularly in the current climate. However, thoughtful and engaging design will always hold power to attract consumers out of internet stores and

      Sky-Frame’s Pivot Door is a real head turner

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.05.2020

      The modern version of the revolving door by Sky-Frame combines Le Corbusier's idea of the fluidity of space with 21st-century technology …

      Open for everything: Sky-Frame Classic

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.05.2020

      The Classic sliding window line from Sky-Frame opens up spectacular views and fits into the most diverse of architectural contexts.

      Sky-Frame brings you out of your shell

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.05.2020

      Find out why architects like Bjarke Ingels use glass solutions from the Swiss manufacturer Sky-Frame to break down the boundaries between inside and out.

      Work hard, play hard with BoConcept

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      05.05.2020

      In their short film, Danish manufacturers BoConcept show how their products can be utilised equally well whether in a home, hospitality or office environment and give a taste of what contemporary living and work space can look like.

      Whatever floats your boat: BoConcept x URBAN RIGGER®

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      05.05.2020

      URBAN RIGGER®'s floating residential buildings were designed in cooperation with the Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to alleviate the housing shortage in the city and provide accommodation for over 70 students.

      Glocal Hero: BoConcept

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      05.05.2020

      Long before the term ‘glocal’ had even been coined, Danish manufacturer BoConcept was already tailoring its designs to a wide variety of markets – supplying furniture worldwide while staying true to local sensibilities.

      ARCHITONIC x ARCHDAILY: WELCOME TO THE WORLD’S LARGEST ...

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      04.05.2020

      Architonic has acquired archdaily.com – the leading architecture platform globally – with an ambitious plan for growth, innovation and even better service.

      When is a chair not a chair?: Ilse Crawford x Conde House

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      30.04.2020

      Or not just a chair? The punchline: when it's deployed by pioneering, London-based designer Ilse Crawford, whose enviable portfolio of projects is driving a reevaluation of the very role of interior design.

      Easy does it: Trendoffice

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      29.04.2020

      TRENDOFFICE’s to-sync collection is a simple and convincing office chair series for coworking spaces and start-ups.

      Fashion that’s never out of fashion: Villeroy & Boch

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      28.04.2020

      While certain room elements are more susceptible to the whims of fashion, walls and floors often have more permanent natures. With their METALYN tile series, however, Villeroy & Boch show that the two are not mutually exclusive, as they

      Second nature: Conde House

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      28.04.2020

      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.

      A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Skargaarden

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      27.04.2020

      Swedish summers are rather short. Which may be why outdoor-furniture manufacturer Skargaarden produces pieces that celebrate every precious, sun-filled moment of outdoor living.

      Architonic Story: Join Tuuci’s shade revolution

      Brand story

      TUUCI

      23.04.2020

      Miami-based shade specialists TUUCI are on a mission to throw shade on the most exposed and beautiful environments in the world and you can follow the adventure in their new 2020 catalogue and in the video below.

      Mr Goodbar: Jacu Strauss

      Alun Lennon

      22.04.2020

      Creative Director of hospitality company Lore Group Jacu Strauss’s latest project has taken him to Washington DC. We spoke to him about the role, how travel broadens the mind and the future of hospitality design.

      A change is as good as a rest: adaptive reuse in hotel ...

      Peter Smisek

      22.04.2020

      Repurposing an existing structure in architecture generally signals good news for the environment. When it comes to hotels, where architects get to celebrate, rediscover and reinterpret a building’s story, it also means creating added value for

      Tough love: Glamora

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      09.04.2020

      So that their captivating designs can also be enjoyed in bathrooms and spa areas, GLAMORA has developed the robust yet beautiful waterproof material GlamFusion.

      Welcome to the jungle: Glamora

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      09.04.2020

      For the Hotel Meliá Plaza in Valencia, architectural office Boconni Projects created an immersive, exotic parallel universe with design wallpaper by Italian manufacturer GLAMORA.

      Expanding horizons: Glamora

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      09.04.2020

      The impressive motifs and patterns of GLAMORA design wallpapers lend every project their own unique and extraordinary character.

      Schüco declares open season!

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      09.04.2020

      Architectural boundaries are blurring thanks to German manufacturer SCHÜCO.

      Architonic Story: Tribeca from Pedrali

      Brand story

      Architonic

      08.04.2020

      Watch now to find out how these Italians do it better!

      The best seat in the house: ZÜCO

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      08.04.2020

      ZÜCO may have been in business for almost a century, but that doesn’t stop the Swiss seating experts embracing the latest technology for enviable ergonomics.

      Watch VOLA's short film to see how water takes shape

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.04.2020

      For their transformation of an old watermill into a contemporary home, architectural firm McLaren.Excell utilised kitchen and bathroom fittings from iconic Danish manufacturer VOLA. Watch now!

      Evidence of good taste: OWA

      Brand story

      OWA

      02.04.2020

      The award-winning Corpus acoustic element, created by star designer Hadi Teherani for OWA, enriches the interior design of a company's in-house catering project.

      Things are looking up: roof gardens

      Peter Smisek

      01.04.2020

      In an increasingly urbanised world, the issue of how to create green spaces in any meaningful way is a pressing one for planners and architects. The renaissance of the roof garden might be one answer.

      Don't shush me!: BOSSE

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      30.03.2020

      Decades of experience has secured German manufacturer BOSSE’s position as a pioneer of room-in-room solutions – sustainable and comfortable spaces for trouble-free communication.

      raumplus gives you wings

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      26.03.2020

      The highly customisable Swing Door Slim Line from RAUMPLUS has won the German Design Award 2020 in its latest incarnation as a wing door.

      Now you see me...

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      26.03.2020

      With an idea that is as ingenious as it is simple, RAUMPLUS can make your television just disappear as soon as it is no longer in use.

      I need some space: raumplus

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      26.03.2020

      For Bremen storage space specialists RAUMPLUS, there’s no such thing as a bad floor plan. So whether it’s a sloped ceiling, a tricky alcove or storage that goes around the corner, they have an answer.

      Force of Nature: Fast Outdoor Lifestyle

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      26.03.2020

      Both inspired by and made for luxury outdoor environments, furniture by FAST puts nature at its heart. From recyclable materials to complementary style and function, products are built to preserve the beauty of the natural world.

      Tile is of the essence: Villeroy & Boch

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      25.03.2020

      With ‘The Art of Simplicity’, Villeroy & Boch has designed tile collections that reflect our longing for a natural retreat – and sets the stage for the things that are really important to us.