Results: 94

Sustainable comfort: OWActive mineral climate ceiling

Brand story

Architonic

01.12.2022

OWActive mineral climate ceilings combine all the advantages of mineral ceiling systems from OWA with efficient room temperature control – and have won several awards for their democratic design and careful use of resources. Watch the video to

You have to be there: retail spaces that buy into experience

James Wormald

02.11.2022

Online, retailers can provide more choice, better service and a more comfortable showroom. What they lack, however, is occasion. These bricks and mortar stores make in-person shopping special again.

‘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…

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.

A cut above the rest: Licht im Raum

Brand story

Markus Hieke

12.10.2022

Cultural monument meets living space: In Düsseldorf, five penthouses were built onto the roof of a historical bunker. Licht im Raum set the scene for the luxurious homes within.

Constructive Alps prize 2022: sustainable development award ...

James Wormald

05.10.2022

Taking guidance from the Alpine Convention’s Climate Action Plan on sustainable development, these are the four winning redevelopment projects awarded the Constructive Alps prize.

Creating transitions with EGGER

Brand story

Julia Hauch

03.10.2022

Under the motto 'create transitions', wood-based materials specialist EGGER's creative solutions show how interior design can facilitate contemporary living processes while shaping the future.

Making an impact with Unilin MDF

Brand story

Emma Moore

29.09.2022

Behind schedule, the Hotel Astoria in De Haan, Belgium, turned to Unilin's quick-application, ecological and impact-resistant MDF Clicwall panels to get its stylish redevelopment back on track.

Optimising consumption with Hager's new energy ...

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

27.09.2022

In an environment where energy is becoming ever more precious, Hager's product innovations make sure that none of it gets lost by optimising processes and thinking ahead.

Four tunnels brought to life with absorbing interiors

James Wormald

31.08.2022

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

Making energy flow with Hager

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

31.08.2022

At this year's Light + Building in Frankfurt from 2 to 6 October, Hager will present its energy solutions for built projects across all shapes, sizes and functions – helping industry professionals plan a more efficient future.

Magnificent house on the beach in Scandinavia

Willa Nordic

25.08.2022

'Willa Nordic created a completely unique home with a fantastic location on the beach totally according to the customer's wishes and the architect's intentions.'

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.

Seamless renovating with Dornbracht

Brand story

Architonic

19.07.2022

Discover how a loft project in Zurich’s city centre smoothly transitioned between the manufacturer’s luxury designs – giving the space a sustainable, modern refresh.

A holistic shelving system with sustainability factor: D2 by ...

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

15.07.2022

With a special focus on recyclable materials and ease of assembly, the manufacturer's latest collaboration with DIEZ OFFICE proposes a futuristic solution to office storage.

'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…

A neighbourhood feel for the office

Brand story

Nick Compton

30.06.2022

By looking to urban planning for design inspiration, Steelcase has created a new roadmap and key principles for designing workspaces that make employees feel 'rooted and replenished.'

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.

The Design Educates Awards takes us back to school

Design Educates Awards

29.06.2022

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

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

James Wormald

27.06.2022

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

Celebrating nature with Marca Corona

Brand story

Emma Moore

20.06.2022

With its new tiles, the Italian ceramic manufacturer introduces products that are both sustainable and aesthetically pleasing, helping to bring the soothing effect of nature indoors at little cost to our shared planet.

Interni: charting success online

Brand story

Emma Moore

17.06.2022

With its newly launched website and suite of useful online tools, Italian design specialist Interni has broadened its philosophy of the 'total design experience' far beyond its physical stores – without losing any of the personalised touch.

Standing out with KEUCO Black Selection

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

15.06.2022

When it came to reinventing its most popular bathroom fittings, accessories, and furniture pieces, the German manufacturer decided on a monochrome shade as a new surface treatment: Black Selection helps integrate a timeless look and feel into a wide

'This is not just a showroom': going BettePlaces

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

13.06.2022

Upon a recent visit to Bette's HQ, the German bathroom expert revealed a whole world of architectural typologies in a new, immersive proof-of-concept experience.

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.

'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.

Cutting through the noise with sound solutions by Impact ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

22.04.2022

Swiss sound-management experts Impact Acoustic are getting heard when it comes to architecturally integrated acoustic solutions. Watch the video to learn more…

Building blocks for the office future

Brand story

Nick Compton

21.04.2022

De Vorm designs like the LJ and Hale series of PET Felt stacking chairs or Big Modular Table System combine flexibility with ease of use for a fully functional, future-focused workspace.

An urgent interrogation of working practices

Brand story

Nick Compton

21.04.2022

A post-pandemic hybrid work culture not only means shifting office hours, but also calls for a radical rethinking of the physical space that employees use to perform. De Vorm has some ideas.

Nine projects with sunken living zones

James Wormald

21.04.2022

By surrounding users with the comforting permanence of the ground, these six projects from across the world create intimate sunken living spaces that hold us in a supportive embrace.

Seven projects that use 3D visualisation to give the full ...

James Wormald

14.04.2022

With natural lighting, surfaces and adaptable physics, 3D visualisation uses realism, real-time rendering and VR technology to help clients see plans for real in a virtual world.

Bringing the great outdoors inside with cero by Solarlux

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

11.04.2022

Bringing the surrounding lake landscape into the interior of a private villa near Potsdam – project architect Bianca Klinger achieved this by making Solarlux's large cero sliding windows an integral part of the building's elaborate glass facade.

Five projects that top it all off with unique ceiling ...

James Wormald

07.04.2022

These five projects encourage visitors to keep looking up. Using different materials and techniques, they turn the mundanity of flat, boring ceilings into special, individual surfaces to gaze up at.

Nine designer radiator typologies that turn up the heat

James Wormald

05.04.2022

Warming up chilly interiors with a blend of science and artistry, these nine types of contemporary radiator bring creativity in from the cold.

An all-round approach to interior design: Bonaldo

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

01.04.2022

With their concept of B/Style, Italian furniture specialists Bonaldo apply the idea of a harmonious gesamtkunstwerk to interior design – and their new catalogues.

Going underground: ten subterranean building projects

James Wormald

31.03.2022

As space becomes more precious above land, it's a natural response to retreat below. Underground construction opens up new worlds, whether to protect us from the elements or to protect the elements from us.

11 tips to design form-fitting walk-in wardrobes

James Wormald

29.03.2022

They’re often considered to be only for the rich and famous, but walk-in wardrobes don’t actually need that much extra space. Here’s how to create one with the perfect fit.

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.

Seven types of corporate auditorium

James Wormald

04.03.2022

Finding they need to educate and interact with their workforces on a larger scale, companies are looking to other areas for inspiration on pimping up their in-house presentation spaces.

'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.

What is biophilic design, and can it save the planet?

James Wormald

01.03.2022

The practice of biophilic design – using plants and green space to improve health and wellbeing – is an important tool, but can it solve the environmental crisis too?

Five rules of great Scandinavian design

James Wormald

17.02.2022

When bathed in constant light, Scandinavia is spoiled with beautiful scenery. When the sun goes away, however, attentions turn inside. Here’s how to recreate amazing Scandinavian home interiors.

Architonic's most-viewed projects of 2021: Retail ...

James Wormald

15.01.2022

These outlandish, luxurious and downright surreal retail spaces were Architonic users' most-seen new shops of 2021.

Architonic's most-viewed projects of 2021: Hospitality ...

James Wormald

14.01.2022

This eclectic list of Architonic's most-clicked new hotels, restaurants, bars, and public spaces of 2021 prove design-lovers interest in travel hasn't waned over the past year.

Architonic's most-viewed projects of 2021: Office ...

James Wormald

13.01.2022

These most-popular office interiors of 2021 gave employees space to both work and play, while projecting a respectful, comforting and professional aura to clients.

Architonic's most-viewed projects of 2021: Residential ...

James Wormald

12.01.2022

To reach this list of our users' most popular new residential interior spaces of 2021, projects must have had jaw-dropping visuals, but they also tend to feature the most sensible, functional long-term solutions to their brief.

Architonic's most-viewed projects of 2021: Houses

James Wormald

11.01.2022

The five most-visited new architectural housing project pages of 2021 tell stories of sustainability and luxury, with stunning locations and photography.

Renovating with Clicwall: fast, smart and strategic

UNILIN Division Panels

06.01.2022

When you think about renovating, it’s easy to think of stressful situations. Clicwall, the modular wall-cladding system with a smart click profile by Unilin Panels, makes your renovation a dream come true.

From ovens to coffee machines. Contemporary appliances for a ...

James Wormald

04.01.2022

Modern innovations in kitchen appliances mean fans of the stark visuals of extreme minimalism can create the look, without giving up the stuff.

Staircases to heaven – ten ways to rise up

James Wormald

16.12.2021

The world of staircase design is filled with twists and turns. But before you fall down the rabbit hole, here are ten different staircase types to choose from, and a few other options too.

Seven Swiss interiors with the best seats outside the house

James Wormald

09.12.2021

The majestic Alpine landscapes of Switzerland combine the traditional with the contemporary in these seven tourist-enticing interiors that focus on their exteriors.

Six of the best adaptive reuse projects that upcycle their ...

James Wormald

02.12.2021

Adaptive reuse is the sustainable face of architecture. This visionary process of architectural alchemy allows cities to thrive and remain relevant, without forgetting their past.

How to utilise existing floors on refurbishment projects

Peter Smisek

06.10.2021

When it comes to the renovation of existing spaces, architects can find the optimal flooring solutions by merging existing features with contemporary new elements.

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.

Architonic Story: Heinze ArchitekTOUR

Brand story

Architonic

07.04.2021

Since 2010, the enlightening Heinze ArchitekTOUR expo and networking event has become one of the key talking shops for the future of architecture. With a third virtual event from 19 April to 14 May 2021, watch the video to find out more.

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.

Bath to the future: Villeroy & Boch

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

30.03.2021

Villeroy & Boch’s new collections provide greater planning freedom, allowing for the transformation of functional bathrooms into future-oriented, wellness spaces.

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.

On ArchitekTOUR: Heinze

Brand story

Julia Hauch

30.03.2021

From 19 April to 14 May, the industry will come together virtually for the Heinze ArchitekTOUR – a digital space for exploring ideas about how we will live and work in the future.

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: Ceramiche Keope

Brand story

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.

Translucency & Raw Materials: A Brief Analysis of ...

ArchDaily

18.03.2021

Eduardo Souza examines the design philosophy of 2021 Pritzker Prize Laureates Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal.

Time Machine: Enscape

Brand story

James Wormald

11.03.2021

Enscape has created a plug-in that allows adjustments to architectural designs to be immediately visible – game-changing, time-saving, real-time rendering.

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.

The all-clear: Orama Minimal Frames

Brand story

Emma Moore

23.02.2021

In order to meet the ambitious design goals and exacting standards of its prestige project in Dubai, architectural firm KPF turned to ORAMA MINIMAL FRAMES, with its extraordinary, innovative aluminium-frame solutions.

Museum piece: David Chipperfield Architects’ new Zurich ...

Alun Lennon

13.01.2021

Like what you see? Jan Parth, project architect responsible for delivering David Chipperfield Architects’ latest cultural project, talks about the soft power of hard facades.

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.

Marble in the blood: Atlas Concorde

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

08.12.2020

In order to capture the soul of marble for its new collection, ATLAS CONCORDE visited the town of Pietrasanta to collaborate with Savema – a company with marble in its veins.

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...

You’re so transparent: Schüco

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

30.10.2020

The Panorama Design window from SCHÜCO offers architects the ability to take full advantage of expansive views to the outside. How? The clue is in the name...

Small wonder: Cayonoplan Multispace from Kaldewei

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

22.10.2020

KALDEWEI has created the first DIN Certco-certified shower area, up to 60% of which can be used as floor space – a revolution in small bathroom design.

BoConcept means business

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

21.10.2020

Think you know BoConcept? Think again. The go-to Danish furniture manufacturer is as much a project partner for contract business as it is a successful consumer brand.

Asset light: BURRI

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

23.09.2020

When the Swiss National Bank underwent an extensive renovation, Swiss manufacturing experts BURRI were on hand to turn a new lighting concept for the institution into a luminous reality.

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.

Nothing to see here: Schüco

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

22.09.2020

The Panorama Design line from German window and door specialist SCHÜCO has been designed with light-flooded, transparent architecture in mind.

If walls could talk: old structures reborn

Peter Smisek

22.07.2020

Build the wall! Build the wall! But, hang on. What’s to stop architects retaining some of the old walls of existing structure when rebuilding or adapting it? They certainly provide visual and haptic texture, while delivering intriguing

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.

Water music: Oase

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

28.05.2020

German water project specialists OASE don’t manufacture water features, rather they are in the business of utilising water and light to create perfectly personalised garden architecture.

Whatever floats your boat: BoConcept x URBAN RIGGER®

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

05.05.2020

URBAN RIGGER®'s floating residential buildings were designed in cooperation with the Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to alleviate the housing shortage in the city and provide accommodation for over 70 students.

Mr Goodbar: Jacu Strauss

Alun Lennon

22.04.2020

Creative Director of hospitality company Lore Group Jacu Strauss’s latest project has taken him to Washington DC. We spoke to him about the role, how travel broadens the mind and the future of hospitality design.

Watch VOLA's short film to see how water takes shape

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

06.04.2020

For their transformation of an old watermill into a contemporary home, architectural firm McLaren.Excell utilised kitchen and bathroom fittings from iconic Danish manufacturer VOLA. Watch now!

Re:work – adaptive reuse in office interiors

Peter Smisek

05.02.2020

Architects are adding value to the world of work via adapted workspaces that are small on carbon liability and big on creative solutions.

Villeroy & Boch: Collaborative workspaces – ...

Villeroy & Boch

21.10.2019

Fabrik N°09: an office concept that brings new and sustainable life to an existing structure and depicts modern working environments in an innovative high-tech area.

The full effect: Casalgrande Padana

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

17.10.2019

In the new collections of Italian porcelain stoneware manufacturer Casalgrande Padana, low-maintenance, high-performance surfaces collide with exuberant style.

A golden stag in a china shop: Villeroy & Boch

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

25.09.2019

As part of the renovation of Salzburg’s luxury, tradition-soaked Hotel Goldener Hirsch, the owners entered into an interesting co-branding partnership with the equally traditional manufacturer, VILLEROY & BOCH.

raumplus: Interior Design Solutions for Private and ...

raumplus

17.09.2019

See raumplus interior design solutions on all five continents

You’ve changed: adaptive reuse in new architectural ...

Peter Smisek

24.04.2018

Old buildings are changing. Be it for reasons of historical preservation or land conservation, demolition is giving way to creative adaptation. It’s a whole new you.

Squaring the circle: WilkinsonEyre’s Gasholders London ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

24.04.2018

British architectural practice WilkinsonEyre’s repurposing of a trio of listed Victorian gasholders has reinscribed their status as a London architectural landmark.

Skinning up: Old Buildings, New Facades – Part II

Bettina Krause

21.06.2016

It's a wrap. More projects that demonstrate how covering up is the new way to gain exposure.

Skinning Up: Old Buildings, New Facades – Part I

Bettina Krause

20.06.2016

Be it for functional, aesthetic or energy-saving reasons, architects internationally are getting superficial and wrapping up existing structures or reworking facades.

Help the Aged: innovative adaptive reuse in architecture

Alyn Griffiths

18.12.2010

'Waste not, want not' is an expression that has become increasingly pertinent in recent years as economic conditions have forced many of us to tighten our belts and make the most of what we have, rather than constantly replacing old with new. This