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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

Good furniture, bad furniture?: Criteria for a quality check

möbelschweiz

08.12.2020

How does one recognise high-quality furniture? Is expensive always better? And what lies beneath the surface? Below, a few pointers to avoid being deceived by beautiful appearances when buying furniture (DE / FR only).

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.

Show-offs!: the latest showroom projects

Peter Smisek

02.12.2020

Showrooms represent an ideal setting for a brand to present its products to the public, but, with the right design team on board, they can also create longer-lasting, more meaningful consumer experiences.

Skin deep: new beauty-brand interiors

Alun Lennon

02.12.2020

For beauty and cosmetics brands, the experience for consumers in-store is delivered as much by the project as it is by the products and service. And there’s nothing superficial about it.

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.

The writing’s on the wall: ASB GLASSFLOOR

Brand story

Markus Hieke

25.11.2020

ASB GLASSFLOOR has been lighting up the world of sport with its cutting-edge LumiFlex floor technology for years. Now, with DigitalWallpaper, it has set its sights on a broad new range of applications. Sunglasses optional.

First glass: Wagner Design Lab

Brand story

Julia Hauch

19.11.2020

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the ‘Wagner Design Lab’ – a floating pavilion set among the green surroundings of Langenneufnach, whose facade required the fabrication of the world’s largest glass panels.

THE NEW ILLUMINATI: AMEICO

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

18.11.2020

The story of how a Connecticut-based design distributor is introducing some of the best classic and contemporary European lighting designs to choice projects across North America.

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.

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.

In the contract: ROLF BENZ

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

22.10.2020

ROLF BENZ's reputation as an effective contract partner is on full display at the reinvented Hotel Fritz Lauterbad in the Black Forest.

Friends for life: ROLF BENZ

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

22.10.2020

As a throwaway-and-replace culture continues to prevail in different areas of modern life, ROLF BENZ stands in stark contrast.

LIV the dream: ROLF BENZ

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

22.10.2020

What happens when you cross inspired Italian design with German precision, quality and craftsmanship? ROLF BENZ has the answer.

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.

Corona and the consequences for the furniture industry: ...

möbelschweiz

13.10.2020

Closed shops, unusual trade fairs and delivery bottlenecks – we spoke to Swiss dealers and manufacturers about the effects of the Corona crisis on the furniture industry. There have, however, also been positive developments. (DE only)

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.

THE WATER WHISPERERS: OASE

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

22.09.2020

OASE create impressive productions out of water – everything from spectacular public shows to quiet, meditative spaces in private gardens.

Out is the new in: Minotti

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

15.09.2020

With their 2020 Outdoor Collection, MINOTTI offers a strong argument against going back inside at all.

Fits like a glove: Minotti

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

15.09.2020

For the 2020 Collection, MINOTTI is bringing to the fore its fine eye for detail and unconventional manufacturing methods such as sewing techniques borrowed from the world of haute couture.

More than the sum of their parts: Minotti

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

15.09.2020

For a few years now, premium Italian manufacturer MINOTTI has been working with some of the world's best designers, combining cultural diversity with their own design DNA. A fruitful strategy, as the 2020 Collection proves.

The untouchables: Grohe

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

25.08.2020

Thanks to GROHE's technologically advanced contactless faucets, no one need worry about getting their hands dirty while washing them.

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

So materialistic!

Alun Lennon

06.05.2020

Confident material choices in retail projects have the power to transform shop spaces into ultra-haptic, visually rich environments that no amount of e-commerce trickery can match.

Body shop: new retail spaces

Peter Smisek

06.05.2020

It’s undeniable that the online retail environment offers a multitude of advantages to consumers, particularly in the current climate. However, thoughtful and engaging design will always hold power to attract consumers out of internet stores and

Home suite home: Maxalto

Brand story

Clare Dowdy

24.02.2020

A strong brand needs a strong presentation: Premium Italian furniture brand Maxalto has transformed a Parisian townhouse into a home, with pieces from its latest collection.

At your service: EuroShop

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

20.01.2020

Every three years, the international retail industry meets in Düsseldorf for EUROSHOP, and to make your stay as pleasant and efficient as possible, the trade fair has come up with a number of interesting services.

Centre Stage for light

Light + Building

20.01.2020

It is also often nice if details stay invisible. Fully in accordance with the Bauhaus maxim – now a hundred years old.

Woman of the cloth: Stijlinstituut Amsterdam’s Anne Marie ...

Alun Lennon

29.11.2019

Anne Marie Commandeur of Stijlinstituut Amsterdam shares her thoughts on future trends in textiles, as well as Heimtextil’s role in guiding the future of the industry.

Pure fabrication: textiles in architecture

Peter Smisek

29.11.2019

Textiles and fabrics represent one of the earliest forms of human technology, as well as an effective, and not to mention sustainable, architectural element. And we’re not talking curtains.

Heimtextil: Green solutions in focus

Brand story

Heimtextil

19.11.2019

Sustainability is a permanent focus of Heimtextil. In 2020, the leading innovation platform will provide numerous tools and specials on this issue.

You've sold me: Retail trends at EuroShop 2020

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

16.10.2019

From 16 to 20 February 2020, Düsseldorf's EUROSHOP will provide a comprehensive overview of current and future trends in the retail sector.

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

The face of retail: Aesop’s latest stores

Peter Smisek

30.09.2019

The global skincare brand that’s long recognised how exemplary interior design can function as a powerful marketing device shows off the latest cohort of its architecturally expressive stores.

In the bag: new retail-interior concepts

Peter Smisek

08.05.2019

Through their design-led, social-mediatised interiors, retail projects are getting out there.

Page-turners: 5 bookstores with stories to tell

Simon Keane-Cowell

08.05.2019

Asian bookshops are offering bibliophiles an altogether more immersive experience via bold architectural concepts.

Limited offer: pop-up retail spaces

Peter Smisek

22.11.2018

As bricks-and-mortar retail continues to suffer heavy losses, pop-up stores are stepping in – design-led, temporary spaces that are as much about a curated brand experience as they are about shifting stock.

Retail Reimagined: new store projects 

Peter Smisek

08.05.2018

Design-led store concepts are turning shopping into a resolutely aesthetic experience, with highly curated, supremely Instagrammable interiors.

Sell out: retail spaces that show off

Dominic Lutyens

01.10.2017

Today's flagship stores are transforming existing architectural spaces into memorable physical expressions of brand identity. Top shops!

Talking Shop: Nendo on retail design

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.09.2017

With a raft of paradigm-shifting retail-design projects to its name, prolific Japanese design studio Nendo is one smart shopper.

More in Store: New Retail Architecture

Alyn Griffiths

21.05.2017

With your heart's desire a click away, brick and mortar retailers are appealing to that which cannot be quenched online. Featuring texture, tech, colour and a whole lotta cool these recent retail projects are an ode to the senses.

Purchasing Power: retail trends at EuroShop 2017

Brand story

Katharina Sommer

08.12.2016

EUROSHOP, the leading fair internationally for the retail sector, showcases in Düsseldorf from 5 to 9 March 2017 the latest trends and future forecasts.

Poetic Shopping: Aesop designs the retail experience

Simon Keane-Cowell

30.08.2016

When it comes to creating unique, design-led retail experiences, skincare brand Aesop has it in the bag.

Retail Detail: 10 outstanding store designs – Part I

Christian Kuhn

13.08.2016

When the going gets tough, the tough get shopping. Architonic offers you 10 of the best retail-design projects internationally to have opened their doors recently to customers in search of unique in-store experiences.

Retail Detail: 10 outstanding store designs – Part II

Christian Kuhn

08.08.2016

Shopping can be addictive. This we know. Which is why we're presenting our second installment of some of the best recently completed retail-design projects from across the globe.

Selling Out: retail design on show

Simon Keane-Cowell

26.07.2016

Architonic speaks to Elke Moebius, Director of leading retail trade fair EUROSHOP, about the changing landscape of retail-design exhibition.

Flagship Enterprise

Dominic Lutyens

16.12.2014

It may sound paradoxical, but corporate store architecture today strives to be as individualistic as possible. This is partly due to necessity. Like many booksellers, high-end fashion labels are fending off fierce competition from online retailers.

Shelf-life

Dominic Lutyens

16.12.2014

In the retail world, bookstore interiors are arguably changing more radically than in any other sector. Time was when bookshops appealed for being old-world and fusty, with their labyrinthine layouts, faintly musty smells and eccentrically bookish

Vitra Brings It Home

Simon Keane-Cowell

22.02.2010

It's all round to Vitra's place in Weil am Rhein as the leading design manufacturer opens its striking new VitraHaus, designed by Herzog & de Meuron.