Profiles

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      Results: 49

      Xavier Lust at Ralph Pucci New York: The New Baroque

      TLmag

      20.09.2017

      Xavier Lust switches effortlessly between industrial production and limited editions. The Brussels-based designer just completed his new exhibition at the Ralph Pucci Penthouse in New York as part of a group exhibition with historic pieces by Pierre

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      Reinvented Architecture: The New City Studio (Part II)

      TLmag

      14.09.2017

      Drawing upon rich traditions of architectural representation, these featured studios strike at the heart of architectural production while broadening the boundaries of professional identity.

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      Reinvented Architecture: The New City Studio (Part I)

      TLmag

      06.09.2017

      Frequently accused of opportunism and single-mindedness, many New York-based architects and designers are nonetheless demonstrating expansive modes of working within the field.

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      The Shapeshifter: Alain Berteau

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      29.03.2017

      Simple, meaningful designs that eschew trends in favour of long-selling products pushing typological boundaries – this is the stuff of Brussels-based studio ALAIN BERTEAU DESIGNWORKS.

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      Bends ahead: TON

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      22.03.2017

      If there's one manufacturer that truly understands wood, it's long-established Czech brand TON. Their steam-bending expertise and passionate craftsmanship lives in the very grain of classic and contemporary furniture designs alike.

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      Architecture for the Present: Peter Zumthor

      TLmag

      30.09.2016

      Sound is ephemeral. It reminds the listener that it is fleeting as it fades away at a rate distinct from those of the other senses. Echoes, however soft or lasting they are, are seemingly literary reminders of that which just occurred. The echo

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      Where the hell did poetry go?: Hind Rabii

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      27.09.2016

      Moroccan-born, Belgian-based industrial designer HIND RABII gets all lyrical about light.

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      Zilla Leutenegger – Kunst als Fragezeichen

      Karin Frei Rappenecker

      16.09.2016

      Das Zusammenspiel von Kunst und Architektur wurde in dieser Rubrik bisher aus Betrachterperspektive beschrieben. Wie steht es aber um den Blickwinkel, den Künstler und Architekten auf diese Kombination haben? In den folgenden Ausgaben werden wir uns

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      Jori: redefining comfort

      Brand story

      Bethan Ryder

      14.09.2016

      For over 50 years the Belgian manufacturer Jori has been making furniture which takes the stress out of everyday situations for its owners.

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      De Castelli: Metal at its finest

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      12.09.2016

      With passion and innovative processing technology, the Italian firm DE CASTELLI brings the ancient material of metal to an unexpectedly modern level.

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      USM: The world is a (steel) sphere

      Brand story

      Alex Bradley

      09.09.2016

      For over 50 years, the Swiss manufacturer USM has set the standard for premium-quality, simple, flexible furniture with its modular Haller System.

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      Olgiati’s Purity

      TLmag

      01.09.2016

      Valerio Olgiati’s architecture is all about purity. It embodies a purity of form, of material, of light and of aesthetic experience. The structures that he and his atelier design are striking. For students of architecture, they are textbook

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      Ruedi Baur: Swiss Graphic Design – Past, Present and ...

      TLmag

      28.08.2016

      There is one country that has contributed more than any other to the history of graphic design, which became an official discipline at the start of the 20th century. The country in question has a multi-faceted identity and is pacifist and rather

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      A Clean Vision: Alape

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      04.07.2016

      Premium German manufacturer ALAPE, with its innovative approach to design and technology, has been shaping the experience of water in the bathroom since 1896.

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      On the Tiles: FAP Ceramiche’s Roma collection

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      14.06.2016

      The past meets the present in leading Italian porcelain-tile manufacturer FAP CERAMICHE’s new Roma collection, which marries classical design elegance with contemporary technology.

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      Curves Ahead: Erik Bagger

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      09.06.2016

      Danish brand Erik Bagger is nothing if not consistent. The organic language of its glass and tableware finds new expression in its furniture designs.

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      Campfire Stories

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      06.06.2016

      It's often said that good design is legible design – objects that communicate their use and their usefulness. In the case of premium woodburning-stove manufacturer HARRIE LEENDERS, there's a compelling story behind many of the products, too.

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      Less is More

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      01.06.2016

      When it comes to launching new products, refined Danish brand LOCA is certainly in no hurry. Why develop new pieces for the sake of it, when you can concentrate your efforts on designing for usefulness, quality and longevity?

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      The Taste of Technology

      Brand story

      Giovanna Dunmall

      31.05.2016

      Premium Italian kitchen brand VALCUCINE has been a market leader for years, innovating in kitchen design that marries discreet technology with quality surfaces and considered materials.

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      Danish Delight

      Brand story

      Tom Morris

      29.05.2016

      Family-run lighting brand DARØ from Denmark creates lighting products that continue to work when they're switched off. Enlightening stuff.

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      Love You Long Time

      Brand story

      Clare Dowdy

      25.05.2016

      With its proven track record of developing products that attest to an impeccable consideration of technology, materials, function and longevity, it's no surprise that ARPER's designs have a habit of becoming instant classics.

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      Against the Grain

      Brand story

      Aljoscha Weskott

      23.05.2016

      Wood needs time and a deep understanding of its materiality to truly reveal its innate beauty. TRAPA invests not only these, but also top-notch craftsmanship, in its products, which marry the contemporary and the functional with the compellingly

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      Back in Brooklyn

      Shonquis Moreno

      16.05.2016

      (In English only) The NYC design borough that’s still mixing things up.

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      Revolutionary Cells

      Shonquis Moreno

      10.05.2016

      In spite of its rich heritage, premium lighting brand REGGIANI is looking to the future, with innovation, style and dragonfly eyes.

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      The Doors

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      09.05.2016

      Despite its longevity, Italian manufacturer ACERBIS shows no signs of resting on its laurels. Quite the opposite, in fact, as it continues to pursue tirelessly its vision for the perfect living room.

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      Have a Seat

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      27.04.2016

      A combination of skillfully combined materials such as plastic, wood and metal make PEDRALI's contract-furniture collection functional and versatile like no other.

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      The Wild One

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      14.04.2016

      Materials are anything but immaterial to KARPENTER – the Indonesian-based design brand that in the few short years since its launch has managed to claim a convincing stake at the table of manufacturers who truly understand the critical relation

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      Zaha Hadid (1950–2016)

      Klaus Leuschel

      06.04.2016

      Respected design critic and curator Klaus Leuschel pays a personal tribute to the Baghdad-born architect who, despite her non-establishment profile, would go on to become one of industry’s most influential and paradigm-shifting grandees.

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      Touch Wood

      Brand story

      Bethan Ryder

      04.04.2016

      Premium Italian design brand PEDRALI is celebrating ten years of its pioneering wood division, which sees the combination of traditional carpentry skills with innovative production techniques, as perfect as a dovetail joint. Maximum stability with

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      Leather Seen

      Brand story

      Giovanna Dunmall

      20.03.2016

      Move aside perfection. Here comes authenticity. ALPHENBERG, premium producer of leather flooring and wall coverings, has become the go-to partner for high-end contract and private projects internationally looking for an injection of warmth, character

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      Many Hands Make Light Work

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      14.03.2016

      Light+Building 2016 sees Taiwanese lighting brand QisDesign exhibit its award-winning LED lights. In step with the global trend for green design, QisDesign combines innovative LED lighting technology with original design to achieve creative LED

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      The Enlightenment

      Brand story

      Giovanna Dunmall

      07.03.2016

      Somewhere between pop culture, childhood memory and philosophy lies In-es.artdesign, whose highly sculptural lighting products – as the brand name would suggest – are as functional in design terms as they are expressive as art pieces.

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      Storytelling Asia: Neri & Hu

      TLmag

      24.02.2016

      Architects, designers, entrepreneurs, based between Shanghai and London, Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu are devoted to their multi-faceted projects, ranging from interiors to designing products and architecture for public or private use. TLmag had the

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      Modern Talking

      Brand story

      Bethan Ryder

      18.02.2016

      Having established itself, through its collaboration with an impressive international cohort of designers, as a premium accessories brand, MENU’s highly considered, new Modernism Reimagined collection successfully positions the high-end Danish

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      Life on the outside

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      18.01.2016

      Ah, the great outdoors. We all love it and know the benefits it has on both mind and body. Premium furniture brand OASIQ delivers design that makes us feel as equally as good, proving that retro design and high levels of comfort needn't be at odds

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      Back to the Future

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      17.01.2016

      All good things come to those who wait. Design legend Ettore Sottsass may have left us, but, thanks to global design brand KARTELL, a completely new collection of striking accessories authored by the maestro himself is being launched this month.

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      Welcome to the design lab

      Brand story

      Giovanna Dunmall

      15.01.2016

      As much a long-term research project and lifestyle philosophy as it is a brand, AMURA, launched in 2015, is committed to marrying affordability with Italian quality, underpinned by second-to-none upholstery craftsmanship.

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      Mountain High, River Deep

      Brand story

      Giovanna Dunmall

      15.12.2015

      With their first-rate designs authored by the likes of Marc Sadler and Patrick Jouin, not to mention their ‘Made in Italy’ stamp, it’s no wonder PEDRALI’s products have been specified for an international array of diverse and enviable

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      Wake up and smell the coffee

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      07.12.2015

      Premium Swiss manufacturer FRANKE COFFEE SYSTEMS has been getting up at the crack of dawn for over 40 years to produce fully automatic coffee machines for an ever-growing, international customer base. The perfect blend of design, technology and

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      Hot Source

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      24.11.2015

      Premium Italian radiator brand TUBES, known for its collaboration with big-name designers and its striking, sculptural products, turns the heat up once again with the launch of its new ‘RIFT’ radiator, the ultimate in customisation and flexible

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      Architecture Iran – innovative facades

      Sophie Loschert

      23.11.2015

      The Western view of Iran has long been distorted. With the suspension of international sanctions, a spirit of optimism has taken hold of the country, including its architectural and design scene. In the first part of our new series ‘Architecture

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      Great Bedfellows

      Brand story

      Giovanna Dunmall

      23.09.2015

      BOLZAN LETTI's new 'Care Collection' is right on trend when it comes to flexibility. With headboards and frames 'dressable' in seven different designs, it's sweet dreams for the high-end Italian bed manufacturer.

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      Light relief

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      09.09.2015

      Anyone who spends too much time at their desk knows how damaging a lack of daylight can be to their psychological wellbeing. In response to this issue, lighting brand LUCTRA has developed an intelligent system that replicates natural light to lessen

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      The Right Stuff: Sylvain Willenz

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      25.06.2015

      His raft of enviable collaborations with the likes of Cappellini and Established & Sons, and, more recently, Retegui, Menu and Objekten, are testimony to the fact that Brussels-based designer Sylvain Willenz creates Things That People Actually

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      The Materialists: strasserthun

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      08.04.2015

      Stick a pin in the middle of a map of Switzerland and the chances are you've landed near Thun, a small town that's home to a big player in terms of materials know-how. Long-established, high-end carpenters and fitters strasserthun invite architects,

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      Hélène Binet – Substantiating a New Practice

      TLmag

      25.02.2015

      Recognised as one of today’s foremost architectural photographers, Hélène Binet works exclusively with analogue film. Fostering a style all her own, The Franco-Swiss artists has captured some of the past quarter-century’s most monumental

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      Switched On: Benjamin Hubert

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      07.04.2011

      'Awards come and go,' says Benjamin Hubert. 'They're not a mark of good design, that's for sure.' You'd be forgiven for thinking that there's more than a touch of false modesty or disingenuity at work here, given the celebratory press coverage the

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      The Unlimited Ambition of Limited-Edition Design: in ...

      David Sokol

      13.04.2010

      Love it or hate it, limited-edition design has proved over the last few years that it's more than just a passing trend. No one event has done more to encourage the growth of this particular market than Design Miami. With its European edition, Design

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      Peter Cook: On Lines and Shadows

      David Sokol

      05.08.2009

      Peter Cook is a Washington, DC–based principal of Davis Brody Bond Aedas

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