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A’mare by Edra: mesmerising furniture inspired by water

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Harriet Thorpe

04.07.2024

Sea and water, with their captivating reflections, become the protagonists in the A’mare collection designed by Jacopo Foggini for Edra. Each piece embodies a sculptural elegance that harmonises with natural surroundings, creating a serene oasis

Edra’s Every Place collection brings indoor comfort ...

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Harriet Thorpe

04.07.2024

Thanks to a new material innovation, Edra’s Every Place collection brings three classic sofas to the open-air, ensuring comfort and style wherever they go – be it a living room, by the pool or even on a boat.

The transformative power of bi-folding doors

Brand story

Julia Hauch

17.06.2024

For over four decades, Solarlux has infused light, openness and spontaneity into our spaces with bi-folding doors – award-winning systems recognised for their functional sophistication, customisation and sustainability.

Meet Buddy Oasi: Pedrali’s friendliest seating collection ...

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PEDRALI

06.06.2024

Designed by Busetti Garuti Redaelli and debuting at this year’s Milan Design Week, Buddy Oasi represents the natural evolution of Pedrali’s iconic Buddy collection. Now, this welcoming seating solution extends its playful charm to the outdoor

The Brand Edit: design stories you should know

Simon Keane-Cowell

04.06.2024

Issue 01 – Your new monthly round-up of the best brand stories. Insightful, inspiring and often entertaining. Very Architonic!

Mixed-used developments where residents can work, rest and ...

James Wormald

03.06.2024

These four multi-purpose buildings and urban developments form relaxed yet lively communities by blending office, retail, hospitality and outdoor spaces with residential.

For Every Place: Edra’s classic sofas venture outdoors

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Tom Howells

29.05.2024

Showcased at this year’s Salone del Mobile, Edra’s ‘Every Place’ collection now dresses three iconic sofas – Standard, On the Rocks and Sherazade – for outdoor use, expanding the Italian brand’s dominion even further.

Ceaseless passion: Royal Botania's perseverance in ...

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Sisse Bro

28.05.2024

Blending elegance with durability, Royal Botania's 2024 collection reflects continuous refinement and offers comfort and style amidst the embrace of nature.

Cassina’s iconic Utrecht XL armchair is reimagined for the ...

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Harriet Thorpe

07.05.2024

The emblematic Utrecht XL armchair – designed by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld – has taken over the outdoors, bringing with it a vibrant design that maintains a distinct graphic rhythm through the juxtaposition of orthogonal components.

An outdoor dining duo completes Cassina’s playful ...

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Harriet Thorpe

07.05.2024

Introducing a new table and chair, Patricia Urquiola’s modern Trampoline collection plays with lively shapes and hues to infuse a dynamic flair to any exterior space – where boredom finds no place.

A refined design for informal comfort: Esosoft Outdoor ...

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Harriet Thorpe

07.05.2024

Preserving the structural integrity of its indoor counterparts, the Esosoft Outdoor system designed by Antonio Citterio enhances open-air living with its inviting warmth and visual charm, now featuring new materials.

Urban squares that use play to bring people together

James Wormald

06.05.2024

All work and no play makes cities dull places to be. As well as inspiring joy through play, these four playgrounds set in centres of human interaction encourage communication, creativity and a connection with nature.

How to create outdoor kitchen designs for all tastes and ...

Claire Brodka

06.05.2024

In time for al fresco dining season, these kitchens from around the globe offer design inspiration that will help make the most out of every meal during the long summer days to come.

Top ten: curated projects that prompt external living with ...

James Wormald

22.04.2024

These ten properties, selected from the Architonic project archive, bring their outdoor areas to life either with secondary kitchen spaces or by eliminating the barriers between outdoors and in.

Fast stay one step ahead in the category of outdoor design

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Emma Moore

10.04.2024

Under a fresh creative vision, Fast is set to showcase its close affinity with nature at Milan’s Salone del Mobile, unveiling new collections that highlight the increasingly blurred boundary between indoor-outdoor living.

Let’s split up: multi-structure hotel experiences

James Wormald

08.04.2024

By separating function from facility, these four nature tourism experiences with detached structures encourage vacationers to get out of their hotel rooms and see the sites.

No bath-room: dismantling bath functionality myths

Valentina Diaz

18.03.2024

No longer confined to a closed, isolated and dimly lit area, these bathrooms are integrated into the broader domestic space. Featuring Nastia Mirzoyan, PuntoFilipino, Mesura and Balzar Arquitectos

A tropical allure: the Guinea outdoor collection by Pedrali

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Architonic

14.03.2024

Living up to its name, the Guinea armchair, designed by CMP Design for Pedrali, finds its place in the open air, along the seafront, by the pool or on a ship’s deck…

Top Ten: curated projects that consider their ecological ...

Valentina Diaz

04.03.2024

These specially selected cultural, residential and hospitality projects completed in 2023 minimise their harmful impact by taking responsibility at different stages of the building process.

Sustainable bamboo installations that aren’t built to last

James Wormald

04.03.2024

These temporary pavilions, installations and public spaces use the speed, strength and structural capacity of bamboo to ensure they’re here for a good time, not a long time.

Infusing elegance into the open-air world with Minotti’s ...

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Harriet Thorpe

01.02.2024

Catering to the rising interest in open-air living, Italian furniture brand Minotti has expanded its outdoor collection, introducing versatile furnishing pieces that bring personality and sophistication to a myriad of exterior settings.

Inter-species residences: houses for plants, animals and ...

Valentina Diaz

22.01.2024

By considering the spatial needs of their co-habitants, these projects create a purposeful architectural environment to elevate their domestic experience. Featuring Nendo, Estudio Guto Requena, EKAR and Hiroyasu Imai.

End of Year Team Picks: the architecture and design stories ...

James Wormald

21.12.2023

In this special edition of Team Picks, we showcase the must-see projects and articles you may have missed in 2023. Featuring projects that de-urbanise the city, a treetop walk that urbanises nature and a therapeutic chair to sit back and enjoy it

Natural beauty and technical mastery: the latest ...

Brand story

Tom Howells

19.12.2023

Evoking the essence of nature while embracing the technical aspects of porcelain, Italian ceramics expert Casalgrande Padana has introduced five stoneware tile collections that are as aesthetically captivating as they are practical…

Architonic stories of the year 2023: Products

James Wormald

13.12.2023

A retrospective collation of the most popular product-referencing stories from Architonic’s magazine section. Featuring doorways, coffee tables, electric alternatives, terrazzo and cork.

Architonic stories of the year 2023: Projects

James Wormald

12.12.2023

These most popular project-referencing stories from Architonic’s magazine feature micro-offices, playful bathrooms and nature-set spas as well as examples of how to successfully create facade-inspired surfaces and timeless interiors.

Architonic projects of the year 2023: Commercial

James Wormald

07.12.2023

Our annual review of the most popular commercial buildings and spaces in Architonic’s project database. Featuring weStudio, EFFEKT, Aaksen Responsible Aarchitecture, KAAN Architecten and Studiolada Architectes.

Let it glow: diffused table lamps that cosify the dark

James Wormald

04.12.2023

With soft, ambient lighting positioned in the corners of a room, the diffused and patterned glow from these selected table lamps brings the cosy warmth we need for winter hibernation.

Team Picks: the architecture and design stories we loved in ...

Architonic

29.11.2023

In this monthly format, we bring you the must-see projects and articles you may have missed over the last four weeks on Architonic. Featured in November: private and public spaces for the senses, a reimagined architecture archetype and an exclusive

New homes in Brazil that encourage indoor-outdoor living

Brand story

Claire Brodka

27.11.2023

These four contemporary residential projects usher their residents outside with strategic open floor plans, attractive exterior spaces and plenty of greenery.

Think pink: a brief history of the trending designer colour

James Wormald

20.11.2023

More than just bubblegum and Barbiecore, the rise of pink as a serious colour for designer interiors and surfaces has been on the (swatch) cards for years. These example projects and products explain.

Five glass-wrapped homes living life on the (water’s) edge

James Wormald

06.11.2023

These water-adjacent homes of varying size use different architectural techniques to flood their interiors with the calming sights and sounds of lake and sea.

Five highlights from Zurich Design Weeks 2023

Simon Keane-Cowell

02.11.2023

The third edition of Switzerland's largest design event brought together emerging talent and established names for an investigation into circularity, place-making and contemporary design practice.

Seating collections that show inner strength with exposed ...

James Wormald

01.11.2023

Either to show off their quality construction, for easy end-of-life disassembly, to increase their functionality or simply just for the aesthetic, these brave seating ranges bare all.

Team Picks: the architecture and design stories we loved in ...

Architonic

31.10.2023

In this monthly format, we bring you the must-see projects and articles you may have missed over the last four weeks on Architonic. Featured in October: architecture that reinvents itself, the future of materials and spaces to cosy up in during the

Newly completed market halls that revitalise their urban ...

Claire Brodka

30.10.2023

By bridging not only commercial and cultural functions, but past and present, these four projects from different corners of the world prove that market halls have lost none of their ancient appeal. Featuring: Studio Metamorphosis, RootStudio,

On a mission to design furniture for real, modern living ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

30.10.2023

Priorities shift all the time in design, and today, it’s all about comfort, flexibility, indoor-outdoor living and space optimisation. Subtly updating its signature furniture to cater to modern needs, Flou is certainly not afraid of change…

Sauna escapes that warm up users with natural wellness

James Wormald

24.10.2023

These four saunas combine natural locations and thermo-climatic architecture to lower stress levels by raising body temperature, all as part of a rounded wellness regime.

How the Adirondack chair got its name and restorative ...

James Wormald

18.10.2023

Originally designed as a way to harness the healing power of nature, the features of Adirondack chairs are still used by furniture manufacturers and designers to encourage relaxation.

Pedrali party: 60 years of iconic Italian furniture design

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Simon Keane-Cowell

13.10.2023

Architonic was in Bergamo in September to celebrate Pedrali's 60th anniversary and for the inauguration of the Pedrali Pavilion, a stunning wooden monument to the company's past, present and future.

The Pedrali Pavilion: designing a better future

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PEDRALI

05.10.2023

To mark its 60th birthday, Italian brand Pedrali presents the Pedrali Pavilion – a striking AMDL CIRCLE and Michele De Lucchi-designed timber structure built at the company's headquarters in Bergamo that celebrates history but is also focused on

Pioneers in sustainable coated fabrics: Morbern’s green ...

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Tom Howells

26.09.2023

Beyond mere ‘eco marketing’, Morbern continues to embrace sustainable practices in every step of its coated fabric production, all while preserving high-performance, durability, versatility and aesthetic appeal…

Hypedome blurs the line between indoors and outdoors

Architonic

22.09.2023

Hypedome reimagines outdoor living by blending the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces. With a commitment to well-being, sustainability and innovation, Hypedome has created a line of garden domes that seamlessly integrate with their

What is bistro furniture? Five sets that exemplify the type

James Wormald

20.09.2023

Eating outside is so in. From avoiding food wastage in the city streets to filling up modern patios, bistro furniture is spilling out of the bistro and into the home. Here’s how to work with it.

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

James Wormald

15.09.2023

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.

Newly opened hotel interiors that reflect their environment

Claire Brodka

08.09.2023

Bringing the outside in isn't just one of the most prominent interior trends of the last century. For these newly opened hospitality projects, it's a way to root themselves in their local surroundings and offer guests a truly authentic stay.

Water in public-space architecture

Peter Smisek

01.09.2023

Water, whether river, lake or pool, not only adds playful potential to public-space architecture, it also offers numerous other aesthetic, practical and environmental benefits.

How to use vertical farming for sustainable living

James Wormald

28.08.2023

By applying the agricultural practice of vertical farming to design, architects can take advantage of the natural world, to improve our most urban environments.

Urban rewilding: the fight is on to retake green space

James Wormald

14.08.2023

With the role of our cities changing, these green landscaping projects across Europe are bringing the natural world back home.

The functional beauty in TwelveConcept’s high-traffic ...

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Harriet Thorpe

26.07.2023

Good design is both practical and visually appealing, yet achieving that optimum balance is not always easy. TwelveConcept’s elegant, customisable flooring rises to the challenge, combining high-quality materials with meticulous craftsmanship...

Doors vs. alternatives: what's the best way to enter a ...

James Wormald

26.07.2023

Doors have been the preferred method of moving around separated interiors for a long time, but are they still the best? Boasting more functionality and style, there are many other ways to enter a room.

Luminous design pieces: how to artistically light a garden

Peter Smisek

21.07.2023

Today's lighting trends go beyond simple fixtures and create sculptural pieces in their own right, lighting exterior spaces in a multitude of exciting ways.

Nature-set wellness centres that restore and rejuvenate

James Wormald

17.07.2023

Choice of location is paramount when it comes to creating serenity. These luxury wellness centres use the natural design of their surroundings to bring peace to our hectic lives.

How to make the most of summer with a decked-out balcony

James Wormald

12.07.2023

With no private green space, it’s hard for high-rise apartments to achieve the wellness credentials we’ve come to expect in modern interiors. But a well-designed balcony can be all the garden you need.

Desert island digs: retreats and resorts with water, water ...

James Wormald

10.07.2023

Nature brings peace, even when stranded on a desert island. On these small slices of paradise, everyday stresses are just distant memories, but does the idyllic life come at an environmental price?

Cosentino's versatile carbon-neutral surfaces

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Tom Howells

07.07.2023

Its carbon-neutral, super-durable Dekton surface designs may be inspired by the past but sustainable Spanish specialist Cosentino also has the future fully in focus…

Sculptural marvels: Jacopo Foggini’s polycarbonate ...

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Harriet Thorpe

06.07.2023

An ingenious fusion of experimentation, artistry and functionality is embodied in Edra’s Diamante and Veronica collections, both sculpturally crafted from polycarbonate and designed to captivate.

Salt of the Earth interiors

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Emma Moore

30.06.2023

Sustainably replicating the colours and tactile features of rock salt crystals, the porcelain stoneware tiles from Casalgrande Padana's new Supreme collection take interiors on a fascinating journey to the centre of the Earth.

’tis the Season: outdoor seating that keeps its place – ...

James Wormald

26.06.2023

With far more certainty than the average weather forecast, these all-climate outdoor seating solutions predict a sweeping front of comfort, whatever the weatherman says.

Indoor-outdoor synergy: Minotti's 2023 Collection

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

22.06.2023

Minotti has brought together a range of international design talent in the creation of new indoor and outdoor collections that are at once classic, modern and in harmony with one another.

Poolside icon: a contemporary take on a classic umbrella

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Nick Compton

07.06.2023

Handmade yet with a modern, stylish look, cbdesign’s new Daisy Umbrella has earned its place under the sun, serving as the ideal companion for poolside lounging and beachfront adventures.

Here’s how to make the perfect breakout breakfast space at ...

James Wormald

29.05.2023

It’s not the correct shade of toast, the right roasted bean or the freshness of the squeezed juice that makes the perfect breakfast. It’s where you choose to eat it.

Hillside homes: how to dig in for the long term

James Wormald

15.05.2023

Pedrali x CMP Design: industry and poetry

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Simon Keane-Cowell

10.05.2023

At Salone del Mobile this year, Architonic caught up with long-time Pedrali collaborators CMP Design to find out the secret to their happy relationship with the iconic Italian brand…

MEDITERRANEO by Matteo Thun & Antonio Rodriguez

OBJECT CARPET

10.05.2023

Bare feet welcome: a fully recyclable indoor/outdoor carpet collection that feels surprisingly soft to the touch. Nature-inspired design for OBJECT CARPET.

Life is temporary: outdoor installations that highlight the ...

James Wormald

08.05.2023

Bookmarking the diameter of the planet, these temporary and longer-term installations serve to reference time by researching, recording, lengthening and improving our short-lived human existence.

Sailing in style: Cassina’s timeless classics

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

02.05.2023

For decades, Cassina has been furnishing private residences, hospitality spaces and more. Now, many of its timeless pieces have also found a new home on yachts and cruise liners – flooding cabins and sundecks with sophistication and innovation.

Navigating a sustainable future with Cassina LAB

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

02.05.2023

The journey to a sustainable future is a long one, but Cassina is fully on board. With Cassina LAB, the furniture brand explores circularity and innovative solutions for greener, more durable designs.

Design excellence at sea with Cassina

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

02.05.2023

Venturing out into open waters, Cassina supplies premium furnishings that elevate the interiors of contemporary yachts, with craftsmanship, cutting-edge design and timeless beauty all combining to enhance life on board.

The growing advantages of green roofs: bringing buildings to ...

James Wormald

01.05.2023

Once seen as a complex and costly solution, living roofs are now growing in popularity, bringing many environmental benefits to projects big and small.

Cover story: Weishäupl

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

01.05.2023

For over five decades, Bavarian outdoor brand Weishäupl has been producing ‘quality for the beautiful moments in life’. With its commitment to handcraft, the family business, now in its second generation, brings high-end, durable living out into

Off to the outdoors!

BURRI

28.04.2023

Outdoor teaching creates positive learning experiences. The prerequisite for this are suitably equipped outdoor spaces of kindergartens and schools, also called "green classrooms".

Relaxing in harmony with nature: Cbdesign’s Foglia Daybed

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Architonic

18.04.2023

With careful attention given to both material choices and detailing, Cbdesign’s Foglia Daybed skillfully translates the sensations evoked in nature – comfort, well-being and harmony – into a solid piece of outdoor furniture.

Poliform's Mad Out collection invites us to spend time ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

18.04.2023

Those hoping for clear skies over Milan this week won't be alone, but with outdoor furniture from the Mad Out collection on show, Poliform's Percezioni presentation will be restful, whatever the weather.

FAST-tracked to the centre of Milan

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Emma Moore

12.04.2023

Just in time for the upcoming Milan Design Week, outdoor furniture expert FAST opens its new flagship store - with the premise of providing the best possible advice to (interior) architects in search of the best furniture in Italy...

Residential courtyards that invite nature inside through ...

Claire Brodka

31.03.2023

By employing glass doors, skylights and frameless windows, these four projects dissolve the boundary between indoor and outdoor spaces and allow the visual beauty of their courtyards to radiate throughout the home.

Plain sailing with Ethimo's 2023 Yacht collection

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

30.03.2023

Italian outdoor specialist Ethimo's new nautically influenced Baia and Costiera collections stand up to testing outdoor conditions without sacrificing any of the brand's trademark comfort or elegance.

Sustainable luxury: Atlas Concorde x Hirsch Bedner ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.03.2023

Atlas Concorde is an expert in ceramic-tile solutions that are at once sustainable and luxurious. Architonic spoke with HBA partner Paula O’Callaghan about the hospitality-design firm's collaboration with the Italian brand on its Marvel Travertine

The value of sustainable construction certification

James Wormald

13.03.2023

Sustainable certifications allow brands to parade their green credentials like celebrity endorsements. More than just marketing tools, however, they help to distinguish fact from greenwashing fiction.

Ceramic seating: ten examples of kiln-formed comfort outside ...

James Wormald

09.03.2023

Not just for tiles and toilets, ceramic surfaces have sparkling, sculptural and hardwearing qualities that make them suitable to sit on and sit with, outside the kitchen and bathroom.

Inspired by Nature: Gloster's Bora collection

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Architonic

02.03.2023

A plantation teak frame, natural, organic-shape and the subtle curvature of its woven seat with individual strands of varying colour, all combine to make the Bora outdoor seating collection from Gloster a modern mid-century classic.

A perfect match: Pedrali x lamatilde

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

02.03.2023

Architonic caught up with lamatilde founder Marco Ruffino to talk about the Italian office's Laqua Countryside project and why Pedrali was chosen as exclusive furnishings partner…

Keep it light: Pedrali's Lamorisse Outdoor chair

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Architonic

23.02.2023

With its versatile new outdoor offering Lamorisse, Pedrali presents a generously voluminous cushioned seat shell nestled in a lightweight aluminium frame – perfect for patio, pool or even boat deck.

‘Occhio has already arrived in the future’

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Atrium Magazin für Wohnkultur, Design und Architektur

13.02.2023

For Axel Meise, light equals quality of life – the lighting systems from OCCHIO make people the lighting designers of their living spaces.

Natural Mexican hotels with indigenous experiences

James Wormald

13.02.2023

With culture-inspired architecture, scattered layouts and toned-down local materials, these serene Mexican hotels, resorts and guest houses offer luxurious realism.

Spotlight on a new iteration of the Leggera chair

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

09.02.2023

After finding inspiration in the world of high-speed car racing, Cassina has created an outdoor chair that is durable while losing none of its original charm.

Newcomers to Cassina’s outdoor furniture family

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

09.02.2023

Cassina adds adapted modernist icons to its already substantial portfolio of contemporary pieces, marrying established comfort with sophisticated flair.

Cassina’s horizon-expanding outdoor furniture

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

09.02.2023

By specifying its new outdoor furniture to a wide variety of environments, the manufacturer provides design icons that can create a refuge in any natural setting, be it rural or urban.

Six essential questions when choosing the right shower ...

James Wormald

08.02.2023

With a number of complementary components to combine, the shower enclosure is almost a room in itself. By asking these questions, shower designers can make sure everything fits together cleanly.

Out in the open with Minotti's Outdoor Collection

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

02.02.2023

Iconic Italian brand Minotti is spreading its trademark elegance out into the fresh air.

Leyasol by Freifrau – a modern classic on a summer retreat

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

31.01.2023

Leyasol is the all-weather version of furniture brand Freifrau's long-time bestseller Leya, which creative director Birgit Hoffmann recently brought to Lombardy to stage some of the collection in the romantic landscape of a private garden.

Architonic articles of the year 2022

James Wormald

22.12.2022

Here are the top five articles we’ve published over the past year, with everything from top projects to top products and how to use them.

Reflecting the architectural landscape with Mirage

Brand story

Nick Compton

07.12.2022

Suitable for outdoor as well as indoor use, Mirage's new Reflet tile collection offers architects a new material palette that reflects and interacts with its surroundings.

Cabins that reconnect humanity to the planet

James Wormald

07.12.2022

Cabin life is more than just the uprising trend of cabincore interiors. These small-scale structures also bring us closer to our environments’ past.

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

Brand story

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.

'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…

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

Brand story

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

Cersaie 2022 – Casalgrande Padana puts sustainability in ...

Brand story

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.

Cosentino's surface beauty

Brand story

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.

Solarlux dissolves boundaries with cero

Brand story

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.

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.

'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…

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.

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.

'We are in the Middle Ages with new tech': Patrick ...

Katharina Schwarze

08.09.2022

Energetic designer Patrick Norguet asks an evolving furniture industry to carefully balance history with its future: 'The acceleration of the world has changed.' Watch the video for more…

Four tunnels brought to life with absorbing interiors

James Wormald

31.08.2022

The dark, unwelcoming atmosphere of a tunnel can make them hard to use as interior spaces, but as these refreshed underground passageways prove, there’s light to be found at the tunnel’s end.

New environmental landscapes in urban Chinese parks

James Wormald

24.08.2022

China halts the harmful urban sprawl of its rapidly growing economy by ring-fencing the climate and transforming urban areas into new environmental landscapes.

Six functions of garden water features

James Wormald

08.08.2022

Outdoor spaces are fast becoming our new favourite places. Rather than adding to the noise, however, well-placed water features can re-balance the outdoor ambiance, along with a whole lot more.

Editor's Letter — July 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.07.2022

Global Design Agenda's Sustainability Design Week speakers stress the need to design and build sustainable cities for survival.

Making the most of urban landscapes with Solarlux

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

21.07.2022

When faced with the question of how to maximise views and facade aesthetics without compromising on important safety or insulation issues for Amsterdam's otherworldly 'Valley' project, the planners turned to glass expert Solarlux for answers.

Discover, experience and create with NOA outdoor living

Brand story

Architonic

14.07.2022

The new NOA outdoor living centre in Belgium offers boundless inspiration for the realisation of creative outdoor concepts, thanks to the collaboration of 24 high-end outdoor-living brands. Watch the video to find out more…

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Cristian Zuzunaga

James Wormald

11.07.2022

Textile designer Cristian Zuzunaga describes his iconic pixelated style and design process in his Live Talk at the DAAily bar during Milan Design Week.

Stooled up: designer bar stools to stand by and sit on

James Wormald

06.07.2022

Bar stools make any flat surface suitable for drinking, dining or working in comfort and style. With so many sizes, materials, features and applications available, it’s time to sit up and take notice.

Editor's Letter – June 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.07.2022

DAAily platforms launches in a super-hot Milan, while we cool down with the Global Design Agenda Bathroom Design Week

The Design Educates Awards takes us back to school

Design Educates Awards

29.06.2022

Rewarding the educational value of architecture and design projects, the Design Educates Awards programme believes that innovation is worthless if it doesn't teach others to do the same.

How to create quieter, cleaner kitchens with Falmec ...

Brand story

Peter Smisek

29.06.2022

Merging a long manufacturing tradition with cutting-edge technology while working with some of the industry's leading designers, locates Italian brand Falmec at the forefront of kitchen extractor hood evolution.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Sebastian Herkner

James Wormald

28.06.2022

Sebastian Herkner introduces his recent Colombian-inspired, hand-woven outdoor furniture collection for Ames at his DAAily bar Live Talk during Milan Design Week.

Building bridges: five garden bridges that connect users to ...

James Wormald

27.06.2022

Green space can be hard to find in modern overgrown cities. These bridges knit together natural areas hidden in urban centres, and connect urbanites with the natural landscapes outside them.

The DAAily bar: a new stage at Milan Design Week for DAAily ...

James Wormald

23.06.2022

Bringing Designboom, Architonic and ArchDaily together in a single physical space for the first time, the DAAily bar served up A&D inspiration in Milan, along with food – and drinks – for thought.

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