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Plain sailing with Ethimo's 2023 Yacht collection

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths


Italian outdoor specialist Ethimo's new nautically influenced Baia and Costiera collections stand up to testing outdoor conditions without sacrificing any of the brand's trademark comfort or elegance.

Eyes on the prize: The winners of the German Design Awards ...

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick


On 3 February 2023, the twelfth German Design Awards will be presented during the Ambiente Fair in Frankfurt. The award's broad thematic range demonstrates how social and ecological factors play a decisive role in all areas of design as they respond

Top architecture and design trends for 2023

James Wormald


2022 was the year that life returned. Over the next 12 months, however, architects and designers will combine individuality and wellness with sustainability to create a ‘new and improved’ normal.

How to make outdoor spaces more usable this winter

James Wormald


As the cold and the darkness creeps in, so do we, retreating indoors to hibernate until spring. But need we give up our new-found love of outdoor environments so easily?

Six types of fitness product to tone up the home gym

James Wormald


These stylish home gym products allow users to exercise in the privacy of their own homes, without bulking out the interior.

Active in the workplace: five healthy offices that encourage ...

James Wormald


These fitness fanatical office spaces make it easy for employees to build more exercise into their schedules — without working too hard.

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

James Wormald


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.

Creating inclusive public spaces with Velopa

Brand story

Julia Hauch


With its latest product innovations for the new v-elements® collection, the Swiss outdoor expert stays true to its ethos of designing furniture that is accessible to all, ecologically designed and aesthetically pleasing.

Milan Design Week: Live Talks at the DAAily bar

James Wormald


The DAAily bar is set to become one of Milan Design Week's biggest destinations, with a series of Live Talks featuring speakers from the very top of architecture and design.

Seven types of drinks cabinet for hosting big nights in

James Wormald


From stretching summer evenings on a terrace to pre-dinner appetisers and post-dinner relaxation in the lounge, home bars simplify hosting duties and bring crafted collections closer to hand.

Dinner with a show: six theatrical restaurant projects

James Wormald


Quality food and service are now commonplace in the hospitality sector. For more engaging out-of-house mealtime experiences, these eateries bring a little extra entertainment to the menu.

'You shouldn't socially engineer outdoor space too ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Christina Seilern of Studio Seilern Architects discusses giving outdoor public spaces multiple characters: 'People will use it the way they want to.' Watch the video to learn more…

Nine projects with sunken living zones

James Wormald


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.

Bringing the great outdoors inside with cero by Solarlux

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel


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


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.

Straight out of Sweden: new Skargaarden outdoor-designs for ...

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths


Fourteen years after its inception, Swedish brand Skargaarden has firmly established its premium outdoor furniture. Their new pieces for 2022 are further proof that local design and a loving attention to detail are recipes for success.

Build a career with DAAily jobs

James Wormald


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.

‘For me, technology is always dictated by a conceptual ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Carmelo Zappulla discusses the role of technology in designing with artificial light: ‘Technology is part of my research to find a solution to conceptual problems.’ Watch the video to learn more…

Six reasons to build a beautiful balcony

James Wormald


Balconies provide residents with great views while literally and figuratively looking down on the neighbours, but they also offer numerous other advantages.

Editor's Letter – February 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell


Catalan creativity, the architectural El Clásico and Italian environmentalism.

The rise and fall of consumerist architecture: ten modern ...

James Wormald


As the online marketplace takes a stranglehold on bricks and mortar retail, these are the destination super retail structures tempting consumers back to market.

'Developing long-lasting projects – this is truly ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Patrick Lüth of Snøhetta discusses creating sustainable and site-specific hospitality: 'We want to create a unique, specific atmosphere derived from the physical location.' Watch the video to learn more…

'For me, the floor is always the layer where everything ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Edward van Vliet discusses how he creates unique hospitality experiences from the ground up, arguing that 'when you start with the floor in a certain pattern, then you have done half of your work.' Watch the video to learn more…

How to bring walls to life with three-dimensional solutions

James Wormald


Say sayonara to smooth painted walls and farewell to flat wallpaper; these are the latest ways to create striking feature walls that literally impose themselves onto interior environments.

'We cannot just base the experience on a chaise ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Diego Gronda of Studio Gronda discusses designing for the guest experience and sustainable, adaptable interiors: 'We cannot keep on demolishing structures.'

'Interior spaces are the new public spaces': Jason ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Jason Holley of Universal Design Studio discusses contrasting material palettes and commercial public space: 'Public spaces that are being created at the moment are private.' Watch the video to learn more…

From facades to furniture: Seven ways architects and ...

James Wormald


Seven different ways architects, designers and specifiers can utilise glass to create light, modern spaces, as well as magical and mysterious environments.

‘I’d be delighted if people copy us’: Mark Fenwick on ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Mark Fenwick of Fenwick Iribarren discusses the legacy of the firm’s moveable Stadium 974 in Doha for the World Cup 2022, ‘It’s this idea to basically get rid of white elephants.’ Watch the video to learn more…

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

James Wormald


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


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.

Editor's Letter – January 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell


The great departed and the arrival of new voices. Welcome to 2022.

Seven Swiss interiors with the best seats outside the house

James Wormald


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

Little wonder: Velopa

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz


Inclusive, ecological and 100 per cent Swiss-made: Toya is Velopa's new bench for public spaces and there’s also a miniature model currently being trialled all over Switzerland...

Architonic Story: MBM

Brand story



German brand MBM (Münchener Boulevard Möbel) do it all. Their design, development, production and marketing departments all sit under one roof, unlike their broad range of sustainable outdoor furniture.

More than the sum of their parts: Minotti

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens


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.

Hands off: GROHE

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz


In public spaces in particular, GROHE sensor-activated taps make an invaluable contribution to hygiene – without compromising on aesthetics.

The untouchables: Grohe

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz


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

Can't touch this! GROHE

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz


These days, It’s no exaggeration to say that washing your hands can save lives, and the hands-free fittings from innovative bathroom manufacturer GROHE are the perfect hygienic solution.

Outdoors, inner peace: SPA Deluxe

Brand story

Julia Hauch


In the era of social-distancing, a personal wellness space at home makes more sense than ever. With its outdoor whirlpools and swimming spas, SPA Deluxe is making it possible.

Move over, Monet: OASE

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege


If ever we needed a life-affirming relationship with nature, it's now. With its series of ponds and natural pools for swimming that fit seamlessly into garden design schemes, German aquatic-environment specialists OASE are inviting us to jump in.

Water music: Oase

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege


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.

All whirlpools are not the same: Jacuzzi®

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths


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.

Architonic Story: Join Tuuci’s shade revolution

Brand story



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.

Seat temptation: Roda

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens


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.

Mouthwatering: FRANKE Water Systems

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel


With innovative, durable and attractive sanitary solutions, FRANKE WATER SYSTEMS has established itself as a reliable partner for projects in both the public and commercial sectors.

Pool party: architecture to bathe to

Brand story

Peter Smisek


Summer time, and the livin’ is easy. Architects flex their athletic creativity in the pursuit of the perfect pool house.

Fun and games: new sports centres

Peter Smisek


Staying active isn’t always easy, but a little motivation can go a long way. Architecturally expressive, multi-programme sports centres are helping users score some vital health goals.

Going for Gold: archi5's La Fontaine Multisports ...

Jaime Heather Schwartz


For its La Fontaine multisports complex in Antony, France, Montreuil-based architects archi5 were determined to deliver a concept that championed a range of sports activities and athletic ambitions.

Pumped: gyms that flex their design muscle

Dominic Lutyens


Fitness studios around the globe are going for the architectural burn.

In the swim of things: new swimming pools

Peter Smisek


Recently completed pool projects around the globe provide more than a just quick dip. Their bold designs make for an altogether more atmospheric and immersive swim experience.

Let's get physical: new sports centres

Peter Smisek


A healthy mind in a healthy body. In a healthy bit of architecture. A raft of new sports halls are serving as a shot in the arm for their users – and for their urban, physical contexts.

Beats per Minute: Technogym

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths


The Italian fitness products manufacturer Technogym stresses the motivating impact of stylish design and has had Antonio Citterio conceive its revolutionary new Milan flagship store as well as an equipment line.

Going Ape: new zoo architecture

Katharina Sommer


Building for zoo animals is no easy task. It means designing complex facilities to ensure that diverse species are appropriately housed, while also creating an attractive, immersive experience for visitors.

Textile roofs: State of the art at Techtextil 2015

Ulrich Büttner


Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, is the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and non-wovens. The complex industry, with its countless products for industrial-manufacturing processes, will once again be taking the stage from 4 to 7

Sporting Chance?: the challenge of legacy-building in ...

Alyn Griffiths


As the cost of hosting major sporting events continues to rise, the need for something positive to be left behind once the fun and games are over becomes ever more vital. Architonic examines past and future events and the differing approaches to

Own Goal: Who's really paying the price for South ...

Tim Abrahams


All sporting eyes are on South Africa as the World Cup kicks off. But what kind of architectural legacy will the event leave behind and, perhaps more importantly, what will be its economic one?

Yachting – Design

Susanne Fritz


Modern design, beyond teak and brass fittings, has, however, been around for a long time in the world of yachting. Innovative boat-builders and designers work with new propulsion technology, materials and formal languages.Yachts are perfect for this

Getting high in London: the 2012 Olympic city's ...

Tim Abrahams


When Mayor of London Boris Johnson unveiled the design of a 115-metre-high steel tower by renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor, which is to be built next to the city's new 2012 Olympic Stadium, the reaction from press and public was one of emphatic