Profiles

    Year

      Results: 83

      THE NEO-GENERATION: STRONG. PURE. DIFFERENT.

      Carpet Concept

      27.05.2020

      Timeless modernity meets traditional craftsmanship. NEO: The new carpet generation for private living areas and commercial spaces.

      Individual room solutions from industrial to loft designs

      raumplus

      26.05.2020

      Create rooms with customised sliding doors, room dividers and fitted wardrobes from raumplus

      Pooling resources: 4 private pools to dive for

      Alun Lennon

      20.05.2020

      Compared to their back-garden predecessors, contemporary private pools are becoming architecturally integrated, space-defining elements. Come on in. The water’s great!

      The floors of nature: Kährs

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      20.05.2020

      Swedish manufacturer Kährs has been a major player on the international parquet-flooring scene for many decades. And now, it’s taking a further step into the commercial sector with its high-performing Impression collection, the latest addition to

      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.

      Architonic Story: Sitting pretty with Arper

      Brand story

      Arper

      15.05.2020

      Arper’s new chair collection lets you help the environment just by sitting down. How? Well, see for yourself.

      Let the sun shine with Tribù’s Elio collection

      Tribù

      15.05.2020

      Elio, the new collection designed by Yabu Pushelberg for contemporary outdoor furniture specialist Tribù, radiates light and fine design.

      Seeing red: Pedrali launches new campaign

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      13.05.2020

      #PEDRALITALES, Pedrali's latest ad campaign, deploys the striking form of Portuguese practice Rebelo de Andrade's Casa 3000 to memorable effect.

      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.

      Sky-Frame’s Pivot Door is a real head turner

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.05.2020

      The modern version of the revolving door by Sky-Frame combines Le Corbusier's idea of the fluidity of space with 21st-century technology …

      Open for everything: Sky-Frame Classic

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.05.2020

      The Classic sliding window line from Sky-Frame opens up spectacular views and fits into the most diverse of architectural contexts.

      Sky-Frame brings you out of your shell

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      06.05.2020

      Find out why architects like Bjarke Ingels use glass solutions from the Swiss manufacturer Sky-Frame to break down the boundaries between inside and out.

      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.

      Glocal Hero: BoConcept

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      05.05.2020

      Long before the term ‘glocal’ had even been coined, Danish manufacturer BoConcept was already tailoring its designs to a wide variety of markets – supplying furniture worldwide while staying true to local sensibilities.

      When is a chair not a chair?: Ilse Crawford x Conde House

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      30.04.2020

      Or not just a chair? The punchline: when it's deployed by pioneering, London-based designer Ilse Crawford, whose enviable portfolio of projects is driving a reevaluation of the very role of interior design.

      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

      A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Skargaarden

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      27.04.2020

      Swedish summers are rather short. Which may be why outdoor-furniture manufacturer Skargaarden produces pieces that celebrate every precious, sun-filled moment of outdoor living.

      Architonic Story: Join Tuuci’s shade revolution

      Brand story

      TUUCI

      23.04.2020

      Miami-based shade specialists TUUCI are on a mission to throw shade on the most exposed and beautiful environments in the world and you can follow the adventure in their new 2020 catalogue and in the video below.

      Expanding horizons: Glamora

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      09.04.2020

      The impressive motifs and patterns of GLAMORA design wallpapers lend every project their own unique and extraordinary character.

      Schüco declares open season!

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      09.04.2020

      Architectural boundaries are blurring thanks to German manufacturer SCHÜCO.

      Architonic Story: Tribeca from Pedrali

      Brand story

      PEDRALI

      08.04.2020

      Watch now to find out how these Italians do it better!

      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!

      Things are looking up: roof gardens

      Peter Smisek

      01.04.2020

      In an increasingly urbanised world, the issue of how to create green spaces in any meaningful way is a pressing one for planners and architects. The renaissance of the roof garden might be one answer.

      raumplus gives you wings

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      26.03.2020

      The highly customisable Swing Door Slim Line from RAUMPLUS has won the German Design Award 2020 in its latest incarnation as a wing door.

      Now you see me...

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      26.03.2020

      With an idea that is as ingenious as it is simple, RAUMPLUS can make your television just disappear as soon as it is no longer in use.

      I need some space: raumplus

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      26.03.2020

      For Bremen storage space specialists RAUMPLUS, there’s no such thing as a bad floor plan. So whether it’s a sloped ceiling, a tricky alcove or storage that goes around the corner, they have an answer.

      Sketchbook, the new wallpaper collection by Inkiostro Bianco

      Inkiostro Bianco

      26.03.2020

      Free-hand thoughts, from the sketchbook to the wall

      Tile is of the essence: Villeroy & Boch

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      25.03.2020

      With ‘The Art of Simplicity’, Villeroy & Boch has designed tile collections that reflect our longing for a natural retreat – and sets the stage for the things that are really important to us.

      History in the making: SCIC

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      24.03.2020

      Italian kitchen manufacturer SCIC has found inspiration for its latest designs in its country’s history, and, with its innovative, sustainable and forward-looking manufacturing techniques, strikes a balance between past and future.

      Tap dancing: Taking minimalism a step further with Atrio ...

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      19.03.2020

      Light on its feet, there's something bewitching about GROHE's ultra-slim Atrio Icon 3D – its very first 3D-metal-printed fitting.

      If you think you're tough, then check out GROHE

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      19.03.2020

      A special coating technology makes the surface of GROHE Atrio faucets much harder – and its colour brilliance much longer. Here's how.

      GROHE is just going in circles!

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      19.03.2020

      Call it reduced, call it elegant, call it eternal. Find out why GROHE embraced the circle for its Atrio collection.

      Who said size doesn't matter? FAP Ceramiche goes large

      Brand story

      James Wormald

      18.03.2020

      With their new Bloom collection, Italian ceramic specialist FAP CERAMICHE is launching the largest white-body wall tile on the market, enabling surfaces that offer maximum visual continuity and fill bathrooms with personality.

      Island Life: kitchen spaces break out

      Peter Smisek

      18.03.2020

      As kitchens become more sociable spaces, functionally flexible and open, the island unit ceases to serve simply as furniture, taking on a more central, architecturally meaningful, space-defining role.

      The living kitchen: next125

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      11.03.2020

      With its flexible cooking and kitchen table, premium German brand NEXT125 has created a stylish counterpoint to the technical system-furniture of today's kitchens.

      Seat temptation: Roda

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      05.03.2020

      Inside or out? With Italian outdoor furniture manufacturer RODA’s new EDEN sofa collection this ceases to be a question, as indoor and outdoor living become one.

      Ablution solutions: residential bathrooms up the design ante

      Alun Lennon

      04.03.2020

      Whether in Brazil, Japan or Canada, residential bathrooms come in as many unique forms as there are unique owners, but increasingly they are united by a sense of spatial connectedness with their respective surroundings.

      ON A ROLL: REGENT LIGHTING

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      28.02.2020

      Swiss lighting specialists REGENT LIGHTING's new rollable diffuser RUN+ finally makes uninterrupted, joint-free lighting planning possible. Nothing's going to stop us now.

      The mother of (re)invention: FDB Møbler

      Brand story

      Bethan Ryder

      26.02.2020

      Traditional Danish brand FDB Møbler is experiencing a rebirth – stylishly reworking some its furniture classics from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and giving them a 21st-century twist.

      LETROH: ELECTROSOPHY

      Letroh

      26.02.2020

      Do not follow the flow, bring it where you want.

      Resounding!: loudspeakers from DALI

      Brand story

      Dali

      25.02.2020

      Danish loudspeaker manufacturer DALI is on a mission to convince interior designers of the value of audio products – with high-quality, easy-to-install speakers that respect a space's clean lines.

      Melting even concrete: OCCHIO

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      19.02.2020

      It is not for nothing that light is considered the fourth dimension of architecture. Lighting specialist Occhio knows all about its power, managing to enliven even cold, black concrete with its luminaire systems.

      Light relief: Tribeca from Pedrali

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      12.02.2020

      Nostalgia ain't what it used to be! CMP Design's latest collaboration with premium Italian brand Pedrali sees a reworking of classic 1960s outdoor furniture that's so much more than a simple homage.

      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.

      Down to a fine art: Atlas Concorde

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      30.01.2020

      Atlas Concorde, the internationally renowned Italian company founded 50 years ago, have the production of high-end porcelain and wall tiles down to a fine art.

      Take it outside: Freifrau Manufaktur

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      27.01.2020

      The popular Leya series from Freifrau has a new sister and she’s more of the outdoor type. Anything but a couch potato, the Leyasol line is the first by Freifrau to venture outside.

      Occhio: from evolution to revolution

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      22.01.2020

      Munich-based company OCCHIO has been revolutionising the light in our rooms for 20 years – systematically, brightly, with future-oriented technologies towards a new culture of light. And that’s only the beginning.

      Altitude with attitude: mountain homes

      Peter Smisek

      08.01.2020

      Mountain-home architecture is aiming high. Structures pitted against the elements have evolved into residences that embrace both smart design as well as their often dramatic surroundings.

      Living the high life: residential towers

      Peter Smisek

      06.11.2019

      With urban space at more of a premium than ever, architects have to look skyward for solutions. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of room for creativity up there.

      Mood maker: Bauwerk

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      31.10.2019

      Swiss parquet manufacturer Bauwerk knows how to make its customers feel good. Not only are their products manufactured in a sustainable way, they also look great: The ingenious geometry of Formpark, for example, makes it possible to introduce a wide

      Cubit’s sofa: individual and versatile

      Brand story

      Cubit

      14.10.2019

      Coolness or opulence? With Cubit you can achieve both – and more. Because Cubit’s modular sofa is absolutely versatile.

      Interior.Architecture.Hospitality by Heimtextil

      Heimtextil

      08.10.2019

      Tailor-made programme for interior designers, architects and hospitality experts at the world's largest trade fair for home textiles

      No place like home

      Peter Smisek

      20.09.2019

      It’s not only Poland’s public building projects that are garnering praise these days – residential projects from a new generation of architects are also getting deserved attention.

      Wood Polish: Adam Wysocki from Studio De.Materia shines

      Alun Lennon

      20.09.2019

      Studio De.Materia’s founder opens up on success, beauty, conservation, influences… and his favourite building material.

      raumplus: Interior Design Solutions for Private and ...

      raumplus

      17.09.2019

      See raumplus interior design solutions on all five continents

      “WHERE I BELONG”: Heimtextil presents the design trends ...

      Brand story

      Heimtextil

      11.09.2019

      Heimtextil will launch the new 2020/2021 trend season with the general theme “WHERE I BELONG”.

      Kitchen stories: in conversation with YLAB Arquitectos

      Alun Lennon

      04.09.2019

      The Barcelona-based office talks kitchens as architectural reflections of our individual lifestyles – and the joys of Central Asian cuisine.

      Taste-makers: new kitchens turn up the gas

      Peter Smisek

      04.09.2019

      As the trend for open-plan living/dining/cooking spaces continues apace, kitchen design becomes increasingly unfettered. It's a creative buffet where everyone's invited.

      Surf's up!: beach houses are making waves

      Peter Smisek

      23.07.2019

      Contemporary beach homes are embracing designs that aim for sustainability and a seamless integration into their surrounding landscapes.

      Up close and personal: micro-living spaces

      Peter Smisek

      19.06.2019

      Super-small architectural spaces for living are having a big impact on the way we think about need, comfort and sustainability. Move a bit closer.

      Spaced out: new residential extensions

      Peter Smisek

      19.03.2019

      'Don't move. Improve!' So goes the saying. And why not? What with increasing property prices and a greater need to think sustainably. Never was the home extension on such fertile ground.

      Sleep tight: 5 micro bedrooms

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      06.03.2019

      Architects and designers have dreamed up new ideas for micro bedrooms which maximise space with a minimal approach.

      Friends in high places: loft living

      Peter Smisek

      18.12.2018

      As cleverly adapted spaces, lofts projects provide toothy creative fodder for architects and aspirational living for their users.

      Smart before there was smart: The Frankfurt Kitchen

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      24.09.2018

      Before the smart kitchen came the standardised kitchen. No one did more to shape the landscape of this most-essential of domestic spaces than Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, with her 1926 Frankfurt Kitchen project.

      The architecture of cuisine: new kitchen projects

      Alyn Griffiths

      24.09.2018

      With bold design concepts that don't forgo functionality, a number of recent, architecturally led kitchen projects underscore the trend for seamlessly integrated cooking and living spaces.

      High five: 5 residential towers with lofty ideals

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      19.07.2018

      Combining sustainability with premium amenities, recently completed residential towers give new meaning to living the high life.

      Size isn't everything: new micro architecture

      Peter Smisek

      19.07.2018

      With the ability to live more sustainably, and just about anywhere, micro homes might just be the solution to really living large.

      Reaching out: 4 homes with a view

      Madeline Bouton

      09.01.2018

      Interior spaces form a rich dialogue with their immediate environments in a raft of new vista-filled residential projects, where architects have also drawn on the very materials that surround their builds.

      Be boulder: new mountain homes

      Peter Smisek

      08.01.2018

      In a raft of new residential projects, architects find breathtaking solutions to stage mountains' great natural capital, namely the magnificent views, without skimping on comfort.

      Spare space: new minimalist interiors

      Madeline Bouton

      17.10.2017

      In the age of information overload, minimalist interiors are more than a trend. They’re a means by which to restore mental awareness. Combining formal minimalism with warm material palettes, these newly renovated homes offer not only space for

      Taking it to the next level: new residential towers

      Dominic Lutyens

      16.10.2017

      Architects demonstrate how high-rise can mean high-density, but not at the expense of contextual awareness or safety. 

      Run to the Hills!: new cabin architecture

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      20.01.2017

      Trying to square your new year’s resolution to get out more with a desire to get away from it all? Your cabin waits…

      Sweet and Lowdown: Flexform's timeless Groundpiece sofa

      Brand story

      Bethan Ryder

      18.09.2016

      One of dozens of collaborations between Italian brand FLEXFORM and Milan-based architectural grandee Antonio Citterio, the Groundform sofa celebrates 15 years of low-slung, informal relaxation.

      Coasting It: beach-house architecture

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      22.08.2016

      When it comes to building types for aspirational living, nothing quite trumps the beach house. The architectural surf’s up!

      Kitchen Stories

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      18.05.2016

      Recent years have seen the kitchen become the non plus ultra of socialising spaces within the domestic sphere. Such a development is in no small part thanks to premium manufacturer ARCLINEA, which delivers kitchen environments that make you linger

      Steamy Windows

      Brand story

      Ulrich Büttner

      25.04.2016

      V-ZUG, the Swiss market leader in household appliances, has spent the last 100 years turning the marriage of precision, longevity and innovative technology with elegant forms and surfaces into a veritable artform. Swiss understatement at its best.

      German engineering meets American design

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      19.04.2016

      RICHARD NEUTRA made his name as an architect of modern Californian homes, yet is relatively unknown as a designer of furniture. His furniture designs, which long lay dormant in the archives of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), are

      The Revenant

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      30.03.2016

      Hear the name RICHARD NEUTRA and you’d be forgiven for thinking first and foremost of the legendary Austrian-American architect’s sun-kissed Californian villas. But, as premium German furniture manufacturer VS highlights through a unique staging,

      The Living Kitchen

      Brand story

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      16.02.2016

      When premium kitchen brand FRANKE KITCHEN SYSTEMS decided to develop Frames by Franke, the market’s first-ever total product line, they didn’t skimp on quality or performance. Things are definitely cooking.

      Bathrooms as art

      Brand story

      Anderson-Frank Lachlan

      25.01.2016

      In Italy, the design of a bathroom and its fixtures is an art. But the luxury Italian sanitaryware producer CERAMICA FLAMINIA combines both design and performance, working with many of the world’s greatest creative talents including Nendo, Jasper

      Gimme Shelter

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      26.09.2015

      Conflict, natural disasters, endemic housing shortages. Architects and designers around the globe respond to humanitarian and social crises with a range of smart, prefabricated solutions.

      Less is More: bigging up micro-architecture

      Dominic Lutyens

      14.06.2015

      Sustainability, cost-efficiency and space are just some of the factors driving an international renaissance in pocket-sized architecture that’s big on expression and style.

      Wild and wet: the new bathrooms getting in touch with nature

      Dominic Lutyens

      24.03.2015

      It’s a long time since bathrooms were regarded as purely functionalist, private spaces for performing perfunctory, daily ablutions. For the past 20 years or so, they’ve been elevated to a potentially communal space people choose to linger in.