Results: 291

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

Brand story

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.

'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…

'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…

'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…

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

'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…

'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…

‘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…

Elmo: a leather library of colours

Brand story

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DDW22: Get Set… We’re on a mission!

Dutch Design Week

20.10.2022

This year, Dutch Design Week (DDW) comes to you with fresh ideas for now for the relevant issues of tomorrow, from Saturday 22 until Sunday 30 October. DDW is a festival that shines a spotlight on the design of the future for the future of design.

Editor's Letter – October 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

19.10.2022

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

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.

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.

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

'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…

‘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…

'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…

‘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.

Next Generation – Corporate change in family businesses

möbelschweiz

20.09.2022

If the next generation decides to continue a family business, it is not only a question of successfully combining tradition, the zeitgeist and the future, but also of balancing family relationships. Two members of möbelschweiz reveal how this can be

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.

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.

London calling: Decorex 2022

Brand story

Peter Smisek

09.09.2022

This year's Decorex interior design show from 9 to 12 October at Olympia London puts a strong emphasis on the joys of physical interaction and the immersive experience…

'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…

'Furniture helps to tame a space': India Mahdavi

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.09.2022

India Mahdavi explains the use of furniture beyond the functional: 'I use furniture architecturally as a main identifying element.' Watch the video to hear what else she has to say…

'Architects should use more colours and textiles': ...

James Wormald

06.09.2022

Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien of Doshi Levien discuss the future of furniture: 'An environment rich in materiality and colour is more fun and experimental.' Watch the video for more…

‘The Womb Chair and the Egg Chair have got a lot to answer ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

05.09.2022

Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd of innovation-led studio Pearson Lloyd talk design circularity, the aesthetics of sustainability and why they hate the term 'form factor'.

A homage to Iran by Hadi Teherani and Christian Fischbacher

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

02.09.2022

What is the essence of a culture and how best to depict it? For their new textile collection, Hadi Teherani and Camilla D. Fischbacher looked for traces in their shared Persian homeland...

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.

Corporate responsibility in the furniture industry

möbelschweiz

19.07.2022

Sustainability is in vogue, but how can sustainable activities be distinguished from greenwashing and, above all, what really counts? Here we present a conversation with Mathias Seiler, head of design and marketing at Girsberger, about sustainability

Hadi Teherani's bathroom for AXOR has individual ...

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

15.07.2022

As sanitary spaces become more recreational, what will the future hold for bathroom design? Luxury bathroom fittings manufacturer AXOR asks Hadi Teherani to provide the answer: individual.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: CMP Design

James Wormald

14.07.2022

Michele Cazzaniga and Antonio Pagliarulo of CMP Design took to the DAAily bar Live Talk stage during Milan Design Week to explain how conviviality and friendship influence their work at every stage.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Calvi Brambilla

James Wormald

13.07.2022

Milanese design duo Calvi Brambilla discuss the process behind their architecturally impressive fair stands at the DAAily bar during Milan Design Week.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Alfredo Häberli

James Wormald

12.07.2022

Design grandee Alfredo Häberli argues at his DAAily bar Live Talk for the importance of physical, tactile experiences at design fairs and events, such as Milan Design Week.

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.

Marcus Fairs: 1967–2022

Architonic

08.07.2022

Architonic pays tribute to the visionary founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen.

'Sustainability is not a question anymore, it's ...

James Wormald

07.07.2022

Jan Boelen of Atelier LUMA explains the conditions required for change: 'True innovation only happens when there's a cultural shift.' Watch the video to hear more…

'Architecture has always been a bit of a ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

06.07.2022

Craig Robertson of AHMM explains the opposing factors of modern architecture: 'Different stakeholders have different ideas of what a good building is.' Watch the video to hear what else he has to say…

'We cannot not build – but instead build for adaptive ...

Katharina Schwarze

05.07.2022

Oliver Schaper of Gensler, one of the largest architecture firms in the world and currently in partnership with UN-Habitat, discusses the circular construction model. Watch the video to learn more…

‘It’s important to see what a building is made of’: ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

04.07.2022

Martin Voelkle of BIG discusses sustainable architecture: ‘If it’s made from sustainable material, then you should be able to see it.’ Watch the video to hear more…

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

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Douglas Mandry

James Wormald

30.06.2022

Douglas Mandry and Nicolas Girotto, CEO of Bally, discuss the concept behind their collaborative 30-metre-long art curtain, installed in the DAAily bar during Milan Design Week.

How Steelcase makes offices a destination with Signature ...

Brand story

Nick Compton

30.06.2022

By creating task-specific, easy-to-specify landscapes within the workspace, Steelcase's curated architectural scenes promote high performance and holistic wellbeing for a rejuvenated office experience.

Taking the camping spirit inside with Steelcase Work Tents

Brand story

Nick Compton

30.06.2022

Through clever contextualisation and the right design partner, the international work environment expert successfully reappropriates a staple of outdoor architecture for the office spaces of the future.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Stefan Diez

James Wormald

29.06.2022

Stefan Diez proposes a retail revolution while introducing his mudra chair for Brunner at his DAAily bar Live Talk during Milan Design Week.

CondeHouse x Sou Fujimoto: real furniture in a virtual world

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.06.2022

A new collaboration between CondeHouse and architect Sou Fujimoto sees the Japanese wood-furniture specialists bringing the 'wow factor' to its Hokkaido Rock House virtual space.

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.

DAAily bar Live Talk at Milan Design Week: Patricia Urquiola

James Wormald

27.06.2022

At the well-attended DAAily bar Live Talk series at Milan Design Week, Patricia Urquiola discussed the eco-credentials and bio-material innovations found in her Nuez Lounge Bio armchair for Andreu World.

'A residential sofa “in between”': Patrick ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.06.2022

The French designer's most recent project with the Italian furniture expert is a modular structure that befits the ever-changing nature of our contemporary interiors. We sat down with him at Salone del Mobile to learn more.

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.

Woman power at möbelschweiz

möbelschweiz

21.06.2022

For a long time, the Swiss furniture industry was considered a male domain. Today, however, a number of successful female entrepreneurs are proving the contrary. But how equal do women really feel in the sector and what is the secret of their

Louis Poulsen PH5 pendant lamp: the history of the ...

James Wormald

20.06.2022

Created by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen, the story of the iconic PH5 pendant lamp is one of experimental science, and continues to guide both lighting and interior designers to this day.

Save the Date: Winners of the 2022 AZ Awards will be ...

AZURE

17.06.2022

Join us from wherever you are in the world to celebrate this year’s Winners and the People’s Choice.

'I have seen a bathroom where the toilet is only 15cm ...

James Wormald

16.06.2022

Li Wenqiang of PIG Design discusses the difficulties of designing bathrooms with limited space: 'It's a terrible experience, with knees and face against the door.' Watch the video to hear more…

Be part of Dutch Design Week 2022

Dutch Design Week

16.06.2022

Dutch Design Week (DDW) will take place in Eindhoven from 22 to 30 October 2022. You can submit your design projects until 1 July 2022.

'The mainstream bathroom is a high-end bathroom': ...

Katharina Schwarze

15.06.2022

Maria Papafigou of OOAK architects discusses using innovative materials to create more personal bathrooms: 'Be experimental and dare to take a leap.' Watch the video to learn more…

'The bathroom as a machine became emotional': Marc ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

14.06.2022

Marc Sadler discusses combining functional intelligence with emotional environments in bathrooms, 'Design is tech that you control and style.' Watch the video to learn more…

Tea ceremony: Duravit x Sebastian Herkner

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

14.06.2022

Duravit's new Sebastian Herkner-designed Zencha series takes inspiration from Japanese tea traditions, not only in formal aesthetic terms but also the purity and harmony of its rituals.

Putting the zen in Zencha

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

14.06.2022

The Zencha bathroom series' organic curves and light, natural materials allow for the creation of peaceful bathroom spaces that appeal to the soul as well as the body.

Zencha: wellness for the environment

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

14.06.2022

From its material palette and modularity to manufacturing processes, the Zencha collection was developed with sustainability and the wellbeing of the planet in mind, too.

'Tiles definitely belong to the past': Matteo Thun ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

13.06.2022

Matteo Thun discusses eliminating bathroom touch points: 'The future of the bathroom is touch-free. You need clean, big surfaces.' Watch the video to learn more…

LAUFEN: ways of seeing

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.06.2022

LAUFEN x Alessi x Snøhetta. Three design heavyweights provide new perspectives in Milan.

An icon reborn and remastered, B&B Italia’s Le Bambole ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

08.06.2022

As B&B Italia's iconic Le Bambole furniture range turns 50, the Italian brand rereleases the updated collection, with a contemporary focus on sustainability and materiality.

Behind the scenes of Interni's total design experience

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.06.2022

Find out why the recently renovated Interni flagship store in Milan is symbolic of the Italian company's larger goal of offering full-service partnerships to designers and architects worldwide.

Public face: new municipal buildings

Katharina Schwarze

01.06.2022

In addition to their functional character, public buildings usually also have a representative one, which opens up many possibilities for architects in terms of creative scope – resulting, not infrequently, in the creation of some real

Editor's Letter – May 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.05.2022

Against the backdrop of a potential global food crisis, our Kitchen Design Week speakers discuss the future of the kitchen, both functionally and culturally. And, in the near future, our DAAily bar in Milan opens its doors.

Milan Design Week: Floral Installation by Anne Vitchen at ...

James Wormald

26.05.2022

Visitors to the DAAily bar during Milan Design Week will be enchanted by an immersive floral installation from the Ritz Paris’ Lady of the Flowers, Anne Vitchen.

Milan Design Week: Douglas Mandry’s Art Curtain at the ...

James Wormald

25.05.2022

Exhibiting at the DAAily bar during Milan Design Week, Douglas Mandry’s 30-metre-long Art Curtain will introduce visitors to the Swiss artist’s Monuments project, documenting climate change.

Milan Design Week: Live Talks at the DAAily bar

James Wormald

24.05.2022

The DAAily bar is set to become one of Milan Design Week's biggest destinations, with a series of Live Talks featuring speakers from the very top of architecture and design.

DAAily bar: the new place to be during Milan Design Week

Katharina Schwarze

23.05.2022

Designboom, Architonic and ArchDaily open the DAAily bar: the place for the A&D community to meet during Milan Design Week.

'All a kitchen really needs is a big table and an ...

Katharina Schwarze

19.05.2022

Lea Korzeczek and Matthias Hiller of Studio Oink talk about why our kitchens have so many appliances, but so little food.

'The kitchen is no longer an individual ...

James Wormald

18.05.2022

Cristina Acha Odriozola of Acha Zaballa Arquitectos discusses contemporary social kitchen spaces: ‘That model of the service area is obsolete.’ Hear what else she has to say…

New new work: What will the future of our working world look ...

möbelschweiz

17.05.2022

Now that the home office has very much established itself, the return to the traditional office will not be an transition to make for everyone. Where is the journey headed? Is the office of the future a hybrid one and what role should furniture play

'The future of the kitchen is a home without a ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

17.05.2022

Cristiano Pigazzini and Daniel Heckscher of Note Design Studio converse on future kitchen requirements: 'It is cheaper to get food than to prepare food.' Watch the video to hear more…

'We try to avoid social status in all our ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

16.05.2022

Dries Otten discusses keeping things simple in kitchen design: 'I always try to bring it down to the basic question, what do we really need?' Watch the video to hear what else he has to say…

'Design was crucial to our storytelling': how a ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

16.05.2022

The design process revealed! Find out how a local architect and a creative hotelier, together with bathroom-fittings experts HEWI, fashioned a destination that's a shining example of how it's done.

Redefining bathroom planning with smart technology by ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

10.05.2022

In our increasingly user-centric society, it's necessary for brands to deliver solutions that streamline project workflows. German bathroom expert Villeroy & Boch has done just that with its suite of digital tools.

The Eames Lounge Chair: how a design classic was made

James Wormald

09.05.2022

A blend of traditional lounge club style with contemporary materials and innovative manufacturing made the Eames Lounge Chair a timeless classic.

ISE 2022 launches inspiring creative programme

ISE

03.05.2022

The new home of ISE in Barcelona will provide the canvas for a world-class range of keynotes, projection mapping, and immersive installations harnessing the power of AV technology to create memorable experiences.

Editor’s Letter – April 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.04.2022

The limits of the architect, the limits of furniture, and unlimited fun at our DAAily bar in Milan.

'The best products use two materials, maximum': ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.04.2022

Monica Armani discusses the materiality of outdoor furniture: 'There are many secrets that everyone working in the outdoor market knows.' Watch the video to learn more…

'You shouldn't socially engineer outdoor space too ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.04.2022

Christina Seilern of Studio Seilern Architects discusses giving outdoor public spaces multiple characters: 'People will use it the way they want to.' Watch the video to learn more…

'Outdoor furniture is now made like cars': Patrick ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

26.04.2022

Patrick Jouin of Patrick Jouin iD introduces the hardwearing comfort of new outdoor materials: 'We have fabric that can resist the sun and the rain, that is so sensual.' Watch the video to learn more…

Sustainability is front and centre at Heinze

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

26.04.2022

Discover some of the measures that Heinze is taking within its own company (infra)structure to combat the negative effects of climate change on our shared environment.

Setting a new course for construction at the climate ...

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

26.04.2022

With the launch of its own festival dedicated to the issue of climate change in Düsseldorf, Germany, Heinze paves the way for much needed discussion and fruitful exchange that promises a greener future for the construction industry as a whole.

Heinze gets involved at digitalBAU in Cologne

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

26.04.2022

Visit the trade show to discover what the service provider for the construction industry has to offer through various analogue and multimedia channels. Number one priority for Heinze moving forward: sustainability.

'There are almost no borders anymore in terms of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

25.04.2022

Luca Nichetto of Nichetto Studio discusses designing for outdoor as if it were indoor: 'You can take a sofa that is designed for outdoor and put it in your living room.' Watch the video to learn more…

How De Vorm paved the way – with PET Felt

Brand story

Nick Compton

21.04.2022

The Dutch manufacturer has been committed to sustainability in design since day one – and paved the way for innovation in the field with a surprisingly soft material.

New build is old news: Franklin Azzi on the architecture of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

11.04.2022

Maison&Objet 2022 Designer of the Year Franklin Azzi on architectural surgery, the current state of French design and why new build could soon be a thing of the past.

'A render of space without furniture is cold and ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.04.2022

MAKE's Katy Ghahremani discusses selecting furniture early in the design process: 'It's important to show clients the materiality of spaces in the context of the FF&E.' Watch the video to learn more…

'Furniture is the first prosthesis that we have': ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

06.04.2022

Alfredo Häberli of Alfredo Häberli Design Development discusses furniture that touches the soul: 'You can ask, is this piece of furniture design talking to me or not?' Watch the video to learn more…

'The roof or the ceiling is also a piece of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

05.04.2022

Benedetta Tagliabue of EMBT discusses an architect's desire to design all parts of a project, including the furniture: 'Everything goes together and everything is a whole.' Watch the video to learn more…

'We need to learn again about the slowness of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

04.04.2022

Sebastian Herkner discusses respecting well-designed products: 'It's important to cherish a product, to keep it as an investment.' Watch the video to learn more…

Ayuppie offers architects a game-changing light-planning ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

23.03.2022

‘Lighting is very complex,’ says 26-year-old Italian entrepreneur Piera Poser, which is why she and her team have developed a groundbreaking new AI-driven platform that helps professionals create optimal lighting designs while also connecting

Build a career with DAAily jobs

James Wormald

17.03.2022

As part of the world’s biggest online network for creatives, DAAily jobs helps talented professionals find their dream job, and world-famous firms find fresh minds.

Editor’s Letter – March 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.03.2022

Solidarity with Ukraine and its architectural scene, switching on our Global Design Agenda’s Lighting Design Week and filming a transformative workplace in Germany.

‘Darkness and light complete and nourish each other’: ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.03.2022

Bernhard Dessecker discusses improving the quality of light, not the quantity: ‘Light is precious and is only needed when you want it. Otherwise, it’s pollution.’ Watch the video to learn more…

‘Daylight is directly linked to the quality of the ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

09.03.2022

Daniel Monheim of Christ & Gantenbein discusses using daylight as an architectural tool: ‘Daylight defines if a ground-floor workspace is usable or not.’ Watch the video to learn more…

Fixing the gender imbalance of design

James Wormald

08.03.2022

Design can improve quality of life for all. But when those with the biggest pencils are men, the needs of female users are often ignored. More independent female designers can rebalance the scales.

‘For me, technology is always dictated by a conceptual ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

08.03.2022

Carmelo Zappulla discusses the role of technology in designing with artificial light: ‘Technology is part of my research to find a solution to conceptual problems.’ Watch the video to learn more…

​​‘Everybody has a right to see the stars’: Daan ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.03.2022

Daan Roosegaarde of Studio Roosegaarde discusses connecting with our environment by removing design: ‘I realised we have this amazing light performance in the sky – the stars – but we don’t see them anymore.’ Watch the video to learn

'People react to environment': rethinking the ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.03.2022

Find out how a regional bank in Germany went from a simple furnishing job to full-blown cultural transformation thanks to workplace-design experts Interstuhl.

Editor's Letter – February 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

17.02.2022

Catalan creativity, the architectural El Clásico and Italian environmentalism.

'We have to make green choices an identity trait of ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

17.02.2022

The need for sustainable design is becoming ever more urgent as we face an uncertain global future. But what does the switch to climate friendliness look like from a brand perspective? Giuseppe Pedrali, CEO of the eponymous Italian furniture

'Developing long-lasting projects – this is truly ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.02.2022

Patrick Lüth of Snøhetta discusses creating sustainable and site-specific hospitality: 'We want to create a unique, specific atmosphere derived from the physical location.' Watch the video to learn more…

'For me, the floor is always the layer where everything ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

09.02.2022

Edward van Vliet discusses how he creates unique hospitality experiences from the ground up, arguing that 'when you start with the floor in a certain pattern, then you have done half of your work.' Watch the video to learn more…

'We cannot just base the experience on a chaise ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

08.02.2022

Diego Gronda of Studio Gronda discusses designing for the guest experience and sustainable, adaptable interiors: 'We cannot keep on demolishing structures.'

'Interior spaces are the new public spaces': Jason ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.02.2022

Jason Holley of Universal Design Studio discusses contrasting material palettes and commercial public space: 'Public spaces that are being created at the moment are private.' Watch the video to learn more…

‘New architecture should be the extension of a certain ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

20.01.2022

Thomas Spranger of Max Dudler discusses how a project’s architectural language is inspired by its environment: ‘From the very start, we think in terms of materials.’

‘We look around our built environment and it's a ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

19.01.2022

Fermín Vázquez of b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos discusses how the availability of many new materials can cause great failure, ‘We haven't learned quick enough.’ Watch the video to hear more…

BetteAir shower tray sends tradition down the plughole

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

19.01.2022

Reinventing the shower floor, BetteAir starts again with a clean slate. The innovative tray uses a flush-mounted drain and minimal rim to create a sanitary landscape of purity. Watch the video to learn more…

Anything but coincidence – Christine Kröncke Interior ...

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Julia Hauch

19.01.2022

For almost 50 years, Christine Kröncke Interior Design has been a byword for good taste and style in interior design – something more important than ever in these turbulent times.

'The building is like a human being. It has its own ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

18.01.2022

Antoine Chaaya of Renzo Piano Building Workshop discusses how a site’s soul can inspire its materials and the poetic voices in certain buildings, ‘when buildings start to sing, we are in architecture.’ Watch the video to hear more…

‘I’d be delighted if people copy us’: Mark Fenwick on ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

17.01.2022

Mark Fenwick of Fenwick Iribarren discusses the legacy of the firm’s moveable Stadium 974 in Doha for the World Cup 2022, ‘It’s this idea to basically get rid of white elephants.’ Watch the video to learn more…

Editor's Letter – January 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.01.2022

The great departed and the arrival of new voices. Welcome to 2022.

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