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Join the Build for Life Conference hosted by VELUX

Brand story

James Wormald

12.10.2021

From 15-17 November, leading roof window manufacturer VELUX will host its Build for Life Conference 2021, with the goal of developing more sustainable strategies for the building industry.

VELUX and the role of natural light in our wellbeing

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James Wormald

12.10.2021

VELUX's Daylight Symposium is a three-day, digital event for researchers, architects and building professionals which highlights the benefits of the use of natural light on building projects.

A ten-year sustainability strategy from VELUX Group

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James Wormald

12.10.2021

In 2020, VELUX Group launched a comprehensive sustainability strategy called 'It's our Nature', which aims to pioneer on climate issues, innovate in relation to sustainability and promote responsible business practices.

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.

Art printing on glass from Glastrix

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Gerrit Terstiege

05.10.2021

Berlin-based glass printing specialist Glastrix opens up broad possibilities for architects and interior designers looking to create bespoke design effects with glass.

Surface Design Week: Overtime!

Simon Keane-Cowell

30.09.2021

Get some bonus surface insights and tips from our design week experts – Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen, Peter Bundgaard Rützou and Joaquin Vaquero!

The meaning of surfaces with CLK Architects

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.09.2021

‘An architect defines a space, but its real meaning comes from its surfaces,’ says Joaquin Vaquero of CLK Architects. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

Agrob Buchtal shows how architects can set strong accents ...

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Gerrit Terstiege

28.09.2021

The new Kaijo and Canyon surfaces by designer Markus Bischof for Agrob Buchtal may differ significantly in form, but both create striking, geometric facades.

Surfaces and space with Space Copenhagen

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.09.2021

‘We tend to go back to surfaces that allow time to pass, that show the imprint of what happens,’ says Peter Bundgaard Rützou of Space Copenhagen. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

Norm Architects on materials, space and architecture

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.09.2021

‘The ultimate goal is that an empty space should feel welcoming just by the choice of materials,’ says Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen of Norm Architects. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

6 project interiors that empower experiences with coloured ...

James Wormald

24.09.2021

Colour and light are two hugely influential tools when sculpting interior space. They bring function and positivity to environments without adding physical clutter.

Questions to ask when selecting flooring

James Wormald

14.09.2021

The material underneath your feet is arguably the most crucial part of any interior. Here are the questions specifiers need to consider, when selecting the perfect floor covering for their project.

Front of house: An explanation of facades

James Wormald

10.09.2021

Facades are the clothes buildings dress themselves up in. Physical declarations of prominence and boastful creativity. Here is an inspirational selection of architectural facades created by Architonic’s archive of manufacturers…

How to bring nature indoors: Flou

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James Wormald

09.09.2021

The 2021 collection by Flou depicts six aspects of our changing environment, bridging our increasingly indoor lives with the world outside, again.

All about acoustics

James Wormald

08.09.2021

Once the forgotten realm of interiors, creating the perfect soundscape is now just as important as light and decoration. Here are the different acoustic products available to create the right tone…

Opening up: Bette's first floor-level shower tile

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Julia Hauch

07.09.2021

The BetteAir floor-level shower tile from Bette allows absolute design freedom in the bathroom.

First across the finish line: 3M

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Harriet Thorpe

02.09.2021

‘3M™ DI-NOC™ offers designers and facility managers a fast and affordable way to create stunning new spaces without being constrained by budget or construction time,’ says Paola Silva Coronel, Global Advisor for 3M. Find out more...

Software update: workplace textiles

Peter Smisek

04.08.2021

How to make office spaces more inviting to workers used to the comforts of home? For increasing numbers of interior architects and designers, textiles provide a compelling answer.

HybriQ to redesign the future: Cosentino

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Dominic Lutyens

27.07.2021

With its highly innovative HybriQ technology, the family-run Spanish surface specialist Cosentino makes a radical contribution to the circular economy – and offers harmonious colour designs for kitchens and bathrooms.

Hard to beat: concrete interiors

Peter Smisek

21.07.2021

Concrete packs a powerful architectural punch, not least when serving as a scene-setter in contemporary commercial spaces.

Smooth operator: Egger wood-based products

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Markus Hieke

14.07.2021

The new premium version of Egger’s PerfectSense lacquered board allows architects to set new standards for matt and high-gloss surface finishes.

Window shopping: Unilux

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Markus Hieke

29.06.2021

A new hillside home in Hobart demanded a project partner that would do its location and surrounding views of nature justice. Enter German window-and-door specialist Unilux...

Florim presents EARTHTECH/

FLORIM

29.06.2021

Earth and technology to sustainably build the cities of the future.

Getting closer to nature: Tecnografica

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Harriet Thorpe

23.06.2021

Can wallpaper support sustainable architecture? Meet Tecnografica's new botanical wallpaper design, with its ecologically certified finish.

Architonic Story: Mosa

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Architonic

15.06.2021

Dutch manufacturer Mosa’s new Mosa Stage tile series is perfect for high-traffic public spaces and, with its Cradle-to-Cradle Silver Certification, also supports environmentally friendly design. Watch the video to find out more...

Enter Cleaf’s Shaping Surfaces 2021 competition

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Sisse Bro

15.06.2021

The Shaping Surfaces competition invites architects and interior designers to get creative with Cleaf’s surfaces while also starting a discussion about the design of interior spaces.

Powder room: Casalgrande Padana

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James Wormald

04.06.2021

The new Atelier collection from Italian manufacturer of porcelain-stoneware tiles Casalgrande Padana shows the power of softer colour tones.

Porcelain poetry: Ceramic District

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Markus Hieke

27.05.2021

Tile brand Ceramic District’s premium-quality, German-made products explicitly address the needs of architects and interior designers, empowering the creation of first-class ceramic architecture.

Cover story: Morbern Europe

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James Wormald

27.05.2021

More than 50 years of experience in the production of upholstery fabrics for the contract sector has once again helped Morben earn the title of ‘Best Managed Company’.

Clean sheet: Morbern Europe

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James Wormald

27.05.2021

Originally developed for the healthcare sector, Morbern Europe’s sustainably produced fabrics today have a far wider range of applications, namely ‘upholstery solutions for the new normal’.

Singing in the rain: Morbern Europe

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James Wormald

27.05.2021

Morbern Europe's all-weather materials withstand the most extreme of applications – just one of the reasons why premium outdoor furniture manufacturer Extremis chose them.

Architonic Story: BoConcept

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Architonic

26.05.2021

Denmark down under. BoConcept’s contract team blends nature-inspired tones and textures with contemporary function and design at the Waterfall residential development in Sydney...

Flooring Design Week: Overtime!

Simon Keane-Cowell

21.05.2021

Get some bonus flooring insights from Jan Parth of David Chipperfield Architects, Peter Ippolito from Ippolito Fleitz Group and MACH Architektur’s David Marquardt.

Flooring Design Week: MACH Architektur

Simon Keane-Cowell

20.05.2021

‘The floor is the foundation of any design in the end,’ says David Marquardt of MACH Architektur. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

Flooring Design Week: Ippolito Fleitz Group

Simon Keane-Cowell

19.05.2021

‘A surface is always the last touchpoint of a proof of concept,’ says Peter Ippolito of Ippolito Fleitz Group. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

The gold standard: Foglie d'Oro

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Jean-Christophe Camuset

18.05.2021

Italian manufacturer Foglie d'Oro brings high-quality, responsibly sourced materials and precision craftsmanship together with as much expertise as the elements in its high-end parquet floors.

Flooring Design Week: David Chipperfield Architects

Simon Keane-Cowell

18.05.2021

‘The installation of flooring on site is when the project becomes a real building,’ says Jan Parth of David Chipperfield Architects. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

Going up the walls: Pandomo

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Mareile Morawietz

18.05.2021

In addition to its range of high-quality terrazzo and floor surfaces, Pandomo also offers versatile solutions that enable interior architects and designers to create unified looks on walls and ceilings, too.

Flooring Design Week: Professional Insights

Simon Keane-Cowell

17.05.2021

Jan Parth from David Chipperfield Architects, Peter Ippolito of Ippolito Fleitz Group, and MACH Architektur's David Marquardt share some thoughts on the ground beneath our feet.

Carpet Diem: Vorwerk flooring

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Mareile Morawietz

17.05.2021

Vorwerk flooring’s acoustic-tile system offers almost limitless combination possibilities, while its online configurator makes the creation of room concepts clear and uncomplicated.

Hell for leather: Studioart

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Harriet Thorpe

07.05.2021

Studioart’s luxurious leather wall coverings offer visual as well as haptic appeal, wrapping rooms in architectural clothes that are like pieces of furniture in their own right.

Soft metal: Kymo

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Markus Hieke

05.05.2021

Kymo’s new handwoven, high-gloss-banana-silk carpet collection channels the shimmering optics of metal, animating floors in exclusive living spaces.

Keep your feet on the ground: Frescolori

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Gerrit Terstiege

05.05.2021

Frescolori has equipped the Hotel Moxy In Hamburg with its floor Maranzo with wayfinding system – creating both a solid foundation as well as architectural value.

So superficial: ISKU’s antimicrobial solutions

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Emma Moore

22.04.2021

Know what ‘active hygiene’ is? We didn’t until 90-year-old Finnish furniture company ISKU invited us to find out…

Walk this way: Atlas Concorde

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James Wormald

21.04.2021

Flooring can be a key tool in visually connecting interiors with outdoor spaces, providing a seamless image. Atlas Concorde shows how.

Architonic Story: Unidrain

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Architonic

13.04.2021

In the minimalist new spa of the recently refurbished Hotel Fjordgaarden in Ringkøbing, Denmark, Unidrain’s HighLine Custom drain completes the scene, by not being seen. Watch the video to find out more.

The art of sustainability: Tecnografica

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Harriet Thorpe

13.04.2021

Comic artist Vittorio Giardino’s latest designs for Tecnografica’s ‘Art Collections’ series of graphic wallpaper artworks deliver more than a powerful visual impact, they’re also sound-absorbing, waterproof and 100 per cent sustainable.

WANDER: the new magazine by Inkiostro Bianco

Inkiostro Bianco

09.04.2021

WANDER is the new magazine by Inkiostro Bianco: a shared journey through various steps, encounters and creative thoughts.

Stripe club: Dresswall

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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

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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.

Green new deal: Morbern

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Alyn Griffiths

24.03.2021

Designers increasingly need sustainable fabrics for their contract projects, not just hard-wearing ones. Enter Canadian manufacturer Morbern.

Even better than the real thing: Amtico

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Gerrit Terstiege

23.03.2021

Amtico’s flooring products not only look like the real thing, they’re also more robust than the natural materials which they imitate, offering architects versatile surface solutions and greater planning freedom.

An Italian journey: FAP Ceramiche

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Harriet Thorpe

19.03.2021

Merging traditional, artisanal craftsmanship with versatile, modern materials, FAP Ceramiche presents a new nature-inspired porcelain-stoneware tile collection that channels the archetypal Italian summer.

The all-clear: Orama Minimal Frames

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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.

The ins and outs: Orama Minimal Frames

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Emma Moore

23.02.2021

ORAMA MINIMAL FRAMES’ window- and door-frame series ZERO shows how inside and out can be seamlessly merged – even when it comes to more-complex floor plans.

Heavyweight champ: Orama Minimal Frames

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Emma Moore

23.02.2021

Minimal in profile, ORAMA MINIMAL FRAMES’ high-tech aluminium frames mean an architectural lightness of touch. But don’t be fooled. Their high load-bearing capacity brings the engineering smarts.

Tree huggers: CWP

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Harriet Thorpe

11.02.2021

When we consume the earth's precious resources, they should be used as sustainably as possible and then renewed – just like Finnish wood veneer manufacturer CWP does it.

Sky-Frame launches Plain option for Sky-Frame 3

Sky-Frame

04.02.2021

The new Sky-Frame system with the flush-fitted transition is the first of its kind – innovative materials and workmanship mean it is so well insulated that it can also be installed in regions of extreme cold.

The new Stone Age: DRAENERT

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Gerrit Terstiege

28.01.2021

Processing million-year-old stone slabs is one of the pillars of furniture manufacturer DRAENERT’s business, and the company boasts an impressive natural stone park with 150 varieties for planners to choose from.

The eagle has landed: DRAENERT

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Gerrit Terstiege

28.01.2021

With its outstretched, gravity-defying wings, imposing character and good looks, DRAENERT’s 'Adler' dining table is aptly named – it being the German word for ‘eagle’.

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.

Skin in the game: geometric facades

Peter Smisek

13.01.2021

Advances in software provide architects today with virtually unlimited possibilities for designing fantastical facades, but the deployment of simpler geometric forms can pack an equally powerful visual punch.

Layer by layer: ARGOLITE

Das Ideale Heim Magazin für Architektur, Design und Wohnkultur

12.01.2021

There’s only one firm in Switzerland that produces high pressure laminate (HPL) sheets: ARGOLITE.

Do the math: AGROB BUCHTAL

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Gerrit Terstiege

14.12.2020

His latest project for AGROB BUCHTAL has led Sebastian Herkner into a new field, one where a symbiosis of creativity and physics saw the go-to product designer dig out his old maths book.

Striking the right tone: Marca Corona

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Harriet Thorpe

10.12.2020

It’s no exaggeration to say that colour, just like a piece of music, can speak to us in a profound way, and with Italian ceramic tile manufacturer MARCA CORONA’s new collections, the planning possibilities are symphonic.

Architonic Story: Vorwerk Flooring

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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

Smoothing the way: Atlas Concorde

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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

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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.

So vein: Atlas Concorde

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Alyn Griffiths

08.12.2020

For its latest porcelain and wall tile collection Marvel Shine, Italian manufacturer ATLAS CONCORDE took inspiration from the timeless purity of white marble – which allows rooms, as well as architects, to shine.

Rocking it!: BAUWERK

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Simon Keane-Cowell

30.11.2020

What happens when you marry a seven-tonne Alpine boulder with premium Bauwerk parquet flooring and views of verdant Swiss hills?

Show your colours: TECNOGRAFICA

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Dominic Lutyens

30.11.2020

The desire to express one's personality while communicating over zoom and other apps at home has caused demand for expressive wallpapers from the Italian manufacturer TECNOGRAFICA to boom.

Built for the future: HI-MACS®

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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

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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.

Architonic Story: Procédés Chénel

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Architonic

24.11.2020

Colourful, infinitely versatile, and easy to install, Procédés Chénel’s Drop Stripe ceiling system adds personality to any office or retail space. Watch the video to learn more.

Water feature: RANDERS TEGL

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Emma Moore

24.11.2020

Thanks to the age-old waterstruck technique used in their production, each Ultima brick from Randers Tegl that’s produced is unique – providing buildings with an added layer of character.

Playing the long game: RANDERS TEGL

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Emma Moore

24.11.2020

Twice as long as conventional bricks and just 38mm high, the linearity of the Ultima brick offers architects refreshing ways to dialogue with surrounding environments.

Not just another brick in the wall: RANDERS TEGL ULTIMA

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Emma Moore

24.11.2020

Danish brick manufacturer Randers Tegl’s story stretches back well over a century, and one of the newest chapters revolves around its distinctive, long-format brick Ultima.

Can you feel it? Cleaf by Egger

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Mareile Morawietz

18.11.2020

With the shared goal of creating new and innovative surface solutions for architects, Tirol-based wood expert Egger joined forces with Italian surface specialist Cleaf. What happened next? Read on to find out.

On safe ground: Vorwerk Flooring

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Julia Hauch

13.11.2020

For sure, carpets bring with them a broad range of health, wellness and comfort benefits but with VORWERK FLOORING, they also come with serious environmental credentials.

SUSTAINABLE BRICK ARCHITECTURE: WIENERBERGER

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Wienerberger GmbH

04.11.2020

The new lookbook for architects by WIENERBERGER impressively presents the architectural quality of contemporary brick architecture: an award-winning and forward-looking source of material inspiration.

Soft stuff, hard facts: Vorwerk Flooring shows how ...

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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.

Exceptional architecture deserves the ultimate material

Randers Tegl

03.11.2020

In your search for innovative materials, inspiring formats and intriguing textures, you might stumble upon the long format bricks from Randers Tegl. They are labelled Ultima – and after a closer look at the Danish-produced brick, the name is quite

You’re so transparent: Schüco

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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...

Architonic Story: Randers Tegl

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Architonic

27.10.2020

Extraordinary architecture calls for extraordinary materials, and so, for the Compton Residential Building in London, the distinctive Ultima RT 153 brick from Randers Tegl was a natural choice.

Playful precision: Pip by Richard Lampert

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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.

Go chromo: Piero Lissoni x Atlas Concorde

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Emma Moore

26.10.2020

Can we change the way we see and use colour in interiors? With its new Prism series, developed by Piero Lissoni, ATLAS CONCORDE certainly thinks so.

Face off: office facades

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Peter Smisek

21.10.2020

You only get one chance to make a good first impression, they say. The latest office facades do just that.

Eternal flame: Fold by Steininger.Designers

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Julia Hauch

20.10.2020

If the gods on Mount Olympus had a kitchen, it might just resemble FOLD, the monolithic, shimmering-gold kitchen block by STEININGER.DESIGNERS.

Architonic Story: Duravit

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Architonic

09.10.2020

Hygiene is one of the most important aspects of any bathroom – and Duravit has led the way with innovations such as touch-free controls and rimless toilets. Its new HygieneGlaze coating is just the latest game-changer.

SLO DISCOVERY – Rooms without boundaries

Carpet Concept

30.09.2020

New ways of work. Discovery, the new carpet tile of Carpet Concept, zones the Open Space. It creates structures, sets a path or clears ways.

Architonic Story: Mosa

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Architonic

29.09.2020

Dutch tile manufacturer MOSA’s new Core Collection tile series along with their Pattern Generator online tool presents designers with all they need for creating unique and engaging surface designs.

Monitoring the situation: Novis

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Mareile Morawietz

24.09.2020

German monitor manufacturer NOVIS creates technology that seamlessly integrates with furniture – and with no functional compromise.

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