Results: 62

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.

Box clever: Heinze ArchitekTOUR

Brand story

Julia Hauch

30.03.2021

With topics ranging from community building through cultural perception to architects as business developers, the Heinze ArchitekTOUR’s ‘Out of the Box’ series identifies new approaches and new role models for how we will live tomorrow.

Digital dialogue: Heinze ArchitekTOUR

Brand story

Julia Hauch

30.03.2021

To advance visionary concepts, the right people need to be in the room, so Heinze has invited emerging talents as well as established industry experts to join the ArchitekTOUR supporting programme.

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.

Meet the Jury for the 2021 AZ Awards!

AZ Awards

16.02.2021

Our 10 spectacular jurors include designer Patricia Urquiola, architect Sou Fujimoto and interdisciplinary designer Karim Rashid.

FURNITURE DESIGN WEEK: BARBER OSGERBY

Simon Keane-Cowell

25.01.2021

'The office is going the way of the dining room,' says Jay Osgerby, one half of the innovative design duo Barber Osgerby. Watch now for more insights!

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.

Austria goes shopping

möbelschweiz

16.10.2020

One year on from the takeover of Möbel Pfister by XXXLutz: When the Austrian furniture giant acquired the traditional Swiss company at the end of 2019, it caused a sensation. Where does Möbel Pfister stand today? We asked CEO Paul Holaschke. (DE

Little Italy: Porta Romana

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

15.10.2020

UK-based lighting and furniture brand PORTA ROMANA combines a love of Italian craftsmanship with a spirit of experimentation and innovation to bring a little piece of Florence to the south of England.

Clear perspective: Sky-Frame and Stephan Hürlemann

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

26.08.2020

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

The new crew: Pedrali

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.07.2020

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

Flowing conversation: VitrA Bathrooms

Brand story

Architonic

02.07.2020

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

Sky-Frame: Welcome aboard!

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

31.01.2020

Bjarke Ingels talks unobstructed views and architecture as a force for good in the latest instalment of ‘My Point of View’, Swiss sliding-window manufacturer SKY-FRAME's film series.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

Back in Brooklyn

Shonquis Moreno

16.05.2016

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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,

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

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

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

Peter Cook: On Lines and Shadows

David Sokol

05.08.2009

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