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How Pedrali’s timeless aesthetic creates furniture that ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

15.09.2021

Aesthetics can be sustainable, too. Clever, timeless design rather than following trends is at the core of Italian furniture specialist Pedrali’s business.

Architonic Story: Wagner

Architonic

14.09.2021

In Autumn 2021, chair brand Wagner presents its iconic Stefan Diez-designed D1 in three eye-catching new limited edition colours. Watch the video to find out more...

Making the right noises: Autex Acoustics

Brand story

Emma Moore

14.09.2021

Autex Acoustics’ intelligent, sustainable solutions not only integrate into different architectural contexts, they also contribute to greater well-being and performance in working environments.

Front of house: An explanation of facades

James Wormald

10.09.2021

Facades are the clothes buildings dress themselves up in. Physical declarations of prominence and boastful creativity. Here is an inspirational selection of architectural facades created by Architonic’s archive of manufacturers…

Architonic Story: Pedrali

Architonic

09.09.2021

Open arms: Pedrali’s Blume collection by Sebastian Herkner now includes an armrest version, making it more inviting than ever before. Watch the video to find out more...

All About Acoustics

James Wormald

08.09.2021

Once the forgotten realm of interiors, creating the perfect soundscape is now just as important as light and decoration. Here are the different acoustic products available to create the right tone…

Opening up: Bette's first floor-level shower tile

Brand story

Julia Hauch

07.09.2021

The BetteAir floor-level shower tile from Bette allows absolute design freedom in the bathroom.

Masters of material: Modulor

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

03.09.2021

With its customisable furniture systems and huge range of materials for art and design, Berlin-based specialist Modulor helps architects, designers and hobbyists alike to properly furnish their lives.

First across the finish line: 3M

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

02.09.2021

‘3M™ DI-NOC™ offers designers and facility managers a fast and affordable way to create stunning new spaces without being constrained by budget or construction time,’ says Paola Silva Coronel, Global Advisor for 3M. Find out more...

Circular economy: GROHE

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

31.08.2021

With the building industry responsible for 50 per cent of material consumption worldwide, GROHE sees huge potential for innovation here and is putting the Cradle to Cradle® design concept at the heart of its product development.

How to calculate the right lighting for each room

Katharina Schwarze

26.08.2021

A balanced lighting concept consists of three layers: ambient lighting, accent lighting and task lighting. Find out here which luminaires are suitable for what and how the required lumen output is calculated...

Things are looking up: OWA

Brand story

Norbert Philipp

26.08.2021

If you’re looking for room solutions that help to improve health and well-being, then just look up – at OWActive mineral climate control ceilings.

Plugged in: Feller

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Markus Hieke

04.08.2021

Swiss company Feller's high-quality sockets and switches meet the technological demands of modern life while visually celebrating over a century of manufacturing heritage.

Playing it smart: iF Design Award 2021

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Markus Hieke

13.07.2021

As homes become smarter and in ever-increasing numbers, the iF Design Award 2021 honours the manufacturers that are making our homes more secure and our lives more healthy and comfortable.

First-class honours: Feco

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

30.06.2021

Behnisch Architekten’s new Science and Engineering Complex at Harvard has set new standards in sustainable building. Here’s how German partition specialist Feco was part of it.

Hidden talents: Eclisse

Brand story

Emma Moore

29.06.2021

With sophisticated, innovative technology concealed behind minimalist exterior designs, Italian door-system specialist Eclisse is a perennial favourite with architects.

Let it slide: Eclisse

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Emma Moore

29.06.2021

In Lombardy, a residential renovation sees walls and doors become one thanks to Eclisse’s Syntesis® collection…

Life begins at 40: Eclisse

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Emma Moore

29.06.2021

The ADI DESIGN INDEX 2020 opens this month at Milan's ADI Design Museum – with the Eclisse 40 system part of the show.

Sinks that rock: SCHOCK

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Barbara Jahn-Rösel

25.06.2021

SCHOCK’s premium sinks are produced using locally sourced, Bavarian quartz sand – but they’ve imported Iggy Pop as the face of the company’s latest sustainability campaign.

Wellness for walls: Erfurt

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

24.06.2021

By focusing on sustainable products rather than trends, Wuppertal-based wallpaper specialist Erfurt not only enhances interiors visually, it improves their ecological footprint, too.

A look back ahead: Dornbracht

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Barbara Jahn-Rösel

18.06.2021

The sculptural new CYO concept from Dornbracht makes a confident graphic statement in contemporary and classic bathrooms alike...

Architonic Story: Regent Lighting

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Architonic

16.06.2021

Combining a sleek aesthetic with maximum functionality, Regent Lighting’s PURELITE luminaire and RUN and RUN+ diffusers offer illumination without limits. Watch the video to find out more...

The view from the office: Dataflex

Brand story

James Wormald

16.06.2021

As working spaces continue to adapt to the new needs of increasingly flexible workforces, Dataflex’s Viewprime monitor arm system provides a solution that makes the office a place people want to return to.

Porcelain poetry: Ceramic District

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Markus Hieke

27.05.2021

Tile brand Ceramic District’s premium-quality, German-made products explicitly address the needs of architects and interior designers, empowering the creation of first-class ceramic architecture.

Cover story: Morbern Europe

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James Wormald

27.05.2021

More than 50 years of experience in the production of upholstery fabrics for the contract sector has once again helped Morben earn the title of ‘Best Managed Company’.

Clean sheet: Morbern Europe

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James Wormald

27.05.2021

Originally developed for the healthcare sector, Morbern Europe’s sustainably produced fabrics today have a far wider range of applications, namely ‘upholstery solutions for the new normal’.

Singing in the rain: Morbern Europe

Brand story

James Wormald

27.05.2021

Morbern Europe's all-weather materials withstand the most extreme of applications – just one of the reasons why premium outdoor furniture manufacturer Extremis chose them.

A new frame of mind: Steelcase Flex Active Frames

Brand story

James Wormald

26.05.2021

Based on a survey of 32,000 people, Steelcase’s latest study – the ‘Work Better Report’ – discovers what workers expect and require from their post-pandemic working environment...

The finish line: 3M

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

20.05.2021

3M’s Architectural Finishes can be used to upgrade a broad range of surfaces, from furniture to interior and exterior walls, offering a simple, professional and robust alternative to costly renovations.

Raise your glass: 3M™ window films

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

20.05.2021

Good for the environment, well-being and safety: 3M™ window films not only regulate the light and heat transmission of windows, they also help reduce costs and risk of injury.

Favourite film: Paola Silva Coronel for 3M

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

20.05.2021

Milan-based architect and 3M global consultant Paola Silva Coronel explains how 3M foil technology can help make luxurious, large-scale, surface environments come to life – and within budget too.

The gold standard: Foglie d'Oro

Brand story

Jean-Christophe Camuset

18.05.2021

Italian manufacturer Foglie d'Oro brings high-quality, responsibly sourced materials and precision craftsmanship together with as much expertise as the elements in its high-end parquet floors.

Carpet Diem: Vorwerk flooring

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

17.05.2021

Vorwerk flooring’s acoustic-tile system offers almost limitless combination possibilities, while its online configurator makes the creation of room concepts clear and uncomplicated.

Architonic Story: Wagner

Brand story

Architonic

11.05.2021

Whether dining, relaxing or focusing on work, Wagner’s W-Club chair serves space-sharing home/work places with style. Watch the video to learn more.

Some like it hot: SPA Deluxe

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

06.05.2021

As more and more saunas move from the basement into the great outdoors, German wellness specialist SPA Deluxe is the expert guide on this hot new garden trend.

Private-public partnership: Midj

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

28.04.2021

Transversal is the keyword: find out how the new Area collection by Midj addresses the seemingly opposing needs of public and private spaces with a smart, single solution.

Architonic Story: Gaggenau

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Architonic

27.04.2021

While Gaggenau’s stylish 400 series combi-steam ovens offer unrivalled flexibility and ease of use to inspire private chefs, two features have become obsolete. The handle and the hassle. Watch the video to learn more.

So superficial: ISKU’s antimicrobial solutions

Brand story

Emma Moore

22.04.2021

Know what ‘active hygiene’ is? We didn’t until 90-year-old Finnish furniture company ISKU invited us to find out…

Rose-tinted glasses: 3M

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Harriet Thorpe

22.04.2021

For total creative freedom in designing with glass, 3M has developed a diverse range of solutions for facades and interiors that change depending on light conditions.

Walk this way: Atlas Concorde

Brand story

James Wormald

21.04.2021

Flooring can be a key tool in visually connecting interiors with outdoor spaces, providing a seamless image. Atlas Concorde shows how.

Architonic Story: Gaggenau

Brand story

Architonic

20.04.2021

Gaggenau’s CV282 flex induction cooktop with powerful integrated ventilation system boasts features like professional cooking and frying functions, sensor-controlled performance adjustment and flexible heat zones. Watch the video to learn more.

Horizontal integration: De Padova

Brand story

James Wormald

15.04.2021

Thanks to their unobtrusive form, both the Square 16 and Horizontal sofas by De Padova are perfect for design projects that aim to be uncomplicated, comfortable and reassuring.

Special ēdition: Time & Style x De Padova

Brand story

James Wormald

15.04.2021

Inspired by traditional Japanese living concepts, the Time & Style ēdition collection by Italian manufacturer De Padova succeeds in bringing visual calm to rooms.

The Design Olympics: De Padova

Brand story

James Wormald

15.04.2021

See which dazzling selection of international designers has made it into the current collection of legendary Italian manufacturer De Padova.

The second coming: Pedrali's Remind chair goes 100% ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

12.04.2021

'It's never too late,' says Ibizan-born designer Eugeni Quitllet of the all-new Recycled Grey version of Pedrali's strong-selling Remind monobloc chair.

Licence to dream: FritsJurgens

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

06.04.2021

FRITSJURGENS pivoting doors can be installed in minutes and give architects the possibility to make lasting statements.

Focus Open 2021: DESIGN CENTER BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

31.03.2021

Want your design recognised with a Focus Open award? The Design Center BW is looking for new products or products so new they've not yet been launched. Check it out!

Architonic Story: MBM

Brand story

Architonic

30.03.2021

German brand MBM (Münchener Boulevard Möbel) do it all. Their design, development, production and marketing departments all sit under one roof, unlike their broad range of sustainable outdoor furniture.

Liquid light: KEUCO

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

30.03.2021

How can our bathroom experiences be even further enhanced? By combining water with light suggest the experts at KEUCO, who’ve developed a bathroom lighting solution that corresponds to our natural biorhythms.

Ice ice, baby: Dometic

Brand story

Emma Moore

30.03.2021

The MoBar collection from Swedish manufacturer Dometic demonstrates how gardens, terraces, patios and backyards can be transformed into outdoor gastronomic hotspots.

Stripe club: Dresswall

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

26.03.2021

Italian manufacturer Dresswall shows how to clad walls in hours rather than days with its new DresswallStripes collection – creating environments that range from the minimalist to the theatrical.

Architonic Story: Moooi

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Architonic

25.03.2021

Originally created for the Bavarian National Museum by designer Bernhard Dessecker, Moooi is delighted to bring the all-seeing Iconic Eyes pendant to the luxurious end of the lighting market.

Architonic Story: Ceramiche Keope

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Architonic

24.03.2021

Inspired by luxury European villas of the early 20th century, Italian ceramics specialist Ceramiche Keope presents its reminiscently atmospheric 9Cento collection, with six marble varieties that hark back to the period. Watch to learn more.

Green new deal: Morbern

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

24.03.2021

Designers increasingly need sustainable fabrics for their contract projects, not just hard-wearing ones. Enter Canadian manufacturer Morbern.

Architonic Story: Regent Lighting

Brand story

Architonic

15.03.2021

The versatile table luminaire JOKER by Regent Lighting provides targeted, glare-free light with manually adjustable colour temperatures – allowing people to create the lighting mood that's right for them. Watch the video to find out more.

It's elementary: new outdoor furniture from Pedrali

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

08.03.2021

Strong on robustness and comfort, light on optics, new PEDRALI seating for the elements by Patrick Jouin and CMP Design provide flexible content for outdoor contract settings.

Making waves: ISH DIGITAL 2021

Brand story

Julia Hauch

05.03.2021

In 2021, the world's largest trade fair for water, heating and air conditioning, ISH, focuses on the innovative technologies that will shape the bathrooms of the future – and this year, for the first time, in digital form.

Distance relationship: SYSTEM 180

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

04.03.2021

How to design for remote work in the future? SYSTEM 180 has connected (via video conference) with the HPI D-School in Potsdam to develop new ideas for hybrid work spaces.

The click trick: Alphabet by Zambelis

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

02.03.2021

ALPHABET BY ZAMBELIS's EPSILON52 Magnetic range can be complemented with magnetic spotlights to create bespoke lighting installations in offices, libraries and museums, as well as in retail and residential spaces.

Covering all angles: Alphabet by Zambelis

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

02.03.2021

ALPHABET BY ZAMBELIS’s TAF24 luminaire system can easily switch between horizontal and vertical configurations, offering scope to planners for creating sculptural lighting effects.

Speaking your language: Alphabet by Zambelis

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

02.03.2021

Greek luminaire manufacturer ALPHABET BY ZAMBELIS’s new website functions as a planning tool for creating the right lighting concepts, as well as helping professionals communicate their ideas to customers.

How elevating: Aritco

Brand story

James Wormald

26.02.2021

Platform lifts. Swedish manufacturer ARITCO shows how architects can integrate them into residential properties without them looking like an afterthought – but rather a serious design statement.

How to make friends and influence people: DE SEDE

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

25.02.2021

What do Snoop Dogg, James Bond and Canadian-British designer Philippe Malouin have in common? Why, the cult Swiss furniture brand de Sede, of course...

Architonic Story: Pedrali

Brand story

Architonic

24.02.2021

The handwoven polypropylene cord backrest of PEDRALI’s new Panarea outdoor seating collection references traditional Italian craftsmanship, while its visual and physical lightness make it eminently specifiable. Watch the video to find out more...

The ins and outs: Orama Minimal Frames

Brand story

Emma Moore

23.02.2021

ORAMA MINIMAL FRAMES’ window- and door-frame series ZERO shows how inside and out can be seamlessly merged – even when it comes to more-complex floor plans.

Heavyweight champ: Orama Minimal Frames

Brand story

Emma Moore

23.02.2021

Minimal in profile, ORAMA MINIMAL FRAMES’ high-tech aluminium frames mean an architectural lightness of touch. But don’t be fooled. Their high load-bearing capacity brings the engineering smarts.

LIGHT WORK: REGENT LIGHTING

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

17.02.2021

Which kind of light is best for working? The one you have to think about least. With LIGHTPAD, Swiss manufacturer REGENT LIGHTING has created a modular system that optimally lights the workspace – whatever the time of day.

Perfectly imperfect: MANUFAKT

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Das Ideale Heim Magazin für Architektur, Design und Wohnkultur

16.02.2021

When it comes to the balancing act between preserving traditions and developing new visions, MANUFAKT is a maestro.

Tree huggers: CWP

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

11.02.2021

When we consume the earth's precious resources, they should be used as sustainably as possible and then renewed – just like Finnish wood veneer manufacturer CWP does it.

By dealers, for dealers: LIGALICHT

Brand story

Das Ideale Heim Magazin für Architektur, Design und Wohnkultur

09.02.2021

LIGALICHT stands for premium design, innovation, LED expertise, sustainability and Swiss quality.

The tables are turning: MARA

Brand story

Emma Moore

29.01.2021

FURNITURE DESIGN WEEK: Designing agility into workplace projects is here to stay. Furniture that responds to, and even drives this, is required now more than ever. Italian brand MARA, with its Follow family of tables, has the answer.

Hold me tight: AIR-LUX

Brand story

Architonic

12.01.2021

The first ever sliding window system for skyscrapers by Swiss company Air-Lux has already proven itself under stringent US testing conditions. Just why it is the first to be suitable for high-rise buildings, with their enormous wind loads, is

Natural selection: König + Neurath

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

17.12.2020

How to design offices in the current climate and still manage to maintain interpersonal contact? KÖNIG + NEURATH offers an answer to the question that every planner is asking themself at the moment.

Spot on: Plug & Light

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

17.12.2020

Light straight out of the power socket? With Plug & Light, German think-tank Insta is setting new standards for the connecting of low-voltage LED luminaires to the mains supply – and more and more luminaire manufacturers and planners are

Striking the right tone: Marca Corona

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

10.12.2020

It’s no exaggeration to say that colour, just like a piece of music, can speak to us in a profound way, and with Italian ceramic tile manufacturer MARCA CORONA’s new collections, the planning possibilities are symphonic.

Architonic Story: Vorwerk Flooring

Brand story

Architonic

09.12.2020

VORWERK’s colourful acoustic-tile range boasts not only aesthetic and functional benefits, it has strong environmental credentials, too – and with its online configurator, Vorwerk lets you create perfect flooring patterns from the comfort of your

Smoothing the way: Atlas Concorde

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

08.12.2020

White Italian marble was Michelangelo’s material of choice, so no doubt he would have approved of ATLAS CONCORDE's new Marvel Shine tile collection with its comprehensive range of formats and finishes.

Get a job!: String Works

Brand story

Jean-Christophe Camuset

02.12.2020

The STRING shelf may be an icon, but it’s not resting on its laurels. On the contrary, it’s aiming to prove itself anew in a different environment: the office.

Architonic Story: Geberit

Brand story

Architonic

26.11.2020

The comprehensive new GEBERIT ONE system means you no longer have to compromise when it comes to bathroom design and bathroom function. How so? Watch the video to find out...

Built for the future: HI-MACS®

Brand story

Peter Smisek

26.11.2020

It has never been more important to pay attention to the sustainable credentials of the materials we use in our buildings – and companies such as LG Hausys, manufacturer of HI-MACS®, are leading the way.

Architonic Story: Procédés Chénel

Brand story

Architonic

24.11.2020

Colourful, infinitely versatile, and easy to install, Procédés Chénel’s Drop Stripe ceiling system adds personality to any office or retail space. Watch the video to learn more.

Finishing touch: GEBERIT

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

20.11.2020

Just because a sanitary area is in a highly frequented space like an airport or shopping mall, doesn’t mean good design needs to be sacrificed – and with GEBERIT’s hands-free systems, it isn’t.

On safe ground: Vorwerk Flooring

Brand story

Julia Hauch

13.11.2020

For sure, carpets bring with them a broad range of health, wellness and comfort benefits but with VORWERK FLOORING, they also come with serious environmental credentials.

Soft stuff, hard facts: Vorwerk Flooring shows how ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

03.11.2020

Enviable design collaborations and unparalleled Made-in-Germany quality are only part of the VORWERK story. The premium carpet manufacturer has always had sustainability in the weave.

Balancing act: to-swift from TRENDOFFICE

Brand story

Markus Hieke

29.10.2020

Offices today increasingly radiate energy, agility and fun. Witness Trendoffice’s new ‘to-swift’ stool, which lets users stand-up and sit-down all at once.

Born again: Freya from infiniti

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

28.10.2020

With its soft curves, Freya is INFINITI’s first product made from post-consumer industrial recycled plastic. Who knew industrial waste could be so sensual?

Playful precision: Pip by Richard Lampert

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

27.10.2020

Pip, Pip, hooray! RICHARD LAMPERT’s fireproof furniture system Pip is as easy to assemble as a childhood stacking game.

Face off: office facades

Brand story

Peter Smisek

21.10.2020

You only get one chance to make a good first impression, they say. The latest office facades do just that.

Eternal flame: Fold by Steininger.Designers

Brand story

Julia Hauch

20.10.2020

If the gods on Mount Olympus had a kitchen, it might just resemble FOLD, the monolithic, shimmering-gold kitchen block by STEININGER.DESIGNERS.

White lines: REGENT LIGHTING

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

16.10.2020

Find out what’s behind Regent Lighting’s pared-down Purelite Slim architectural lighting. (Spoiler: a whole lot of innovation and pioneering technology!)

Lean into it: ray by Brunner

Brand story

Julia Hauch

15.10.2020

Thanks to its radial-kinetic activation mechanism, the ray family from BRUNNER offers ergonomy as well as comfort – whether in the conference room, home or restaurant.

A is for chair: BRUNNER

Brand story

Julia Hauch

15.10.2020

The name for jehs+laub’s chair for BRUNNER is a reduced as the design itself. Welcome to A-Chair.

Listen up: raumplus

Brand story

Julia Hauch

14.10.2020

Unusual angles and special projects? For Bremen-based door- and storage-system specialists raumplus, this is music to their ears.

Heart of glass: Soda from miniforms

Brand story

Jean-Christophe Camuset

13.10.2020

Large-scale furniture made entirely of glass? Are you crazy? Welcome to the mad house – and to Soda, the latest product from Italian manufacturer MINIFORMS.

The white album: D1 and D2 by WAGNER

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

12.10.2020

WAGNER has created a versatile and contemporary office furniture system D2 – developed live on site at graphic design studio Bureau Mirko Borsche.

A star is reborn: B&B Italia's Camaleonda sofa ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

09.10.2020

50 years old and still got it. Celebrated Italian architect Mario Bellini's iconic Camaleonda seating system has been relaunched and there's a lot of love in the air.

Protect Your Legacy: WOLF

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

07.10.2020

‘Fine quality boxes’ is how British heritage brand WOLF describes its secure storage for valuable watches and other possessions. We say micro-architectural.

LUCTRA VITAWORK: Work light with HCL function

LUCTRA

06.10.2020

The design-awarded floor lamp ensures standard-compliant illumination of the entire work area, more well-being and a reduction in energy consumption.

The sensitive type: Illan by Luceplan

Brand story

Peter Smisek

30.09.2020

Light in all senses of the word. Illan, from Italian lighting manufacturer LUCEPLAN, responds to the slightest of air currents. Pure poetry.

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.

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.

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.

Architonic Story: Wagner

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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.

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.

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.

Material diversity and new production methods

möbelschweiz

16.07.2020

A lamp made from industrial waste or furniture made from mushrooms? The design world has long since discovered a multitude of new materials and innovative manufacturing methods. The results are both surprising and impressive. (DE and FR only)

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.