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Architonic Live Talks: moments of brilliance at Light + ...

Claire Brodka

13.06.2024

At this year's Light + Building, the speakers at our Architonic Live Talks provided otherworldly inspiration, forward-thinking solutions and honest industry appraisals. We round up the illuminated insights you may have missed.

Top ten: curated bathrooms with wood surfaces

James Wormald

18.03.2024

These carefully crafted bathrooms, restrooms, powder rooms and en-suites employ the natural colour and texture of wood to fill the facilities with warmth.

Top Ten: curated projects that consider their ecological ...

Valentina Diaz

04.03.2024

These specially selected cultural, residential and hospitality projects completed in 2023 minimise their harmful impact by taking responsibility at different stages of the building process.

Sustainable bamboo installations that aren’t built to last

James Wormald

04.03.2024

These temporary pavilions, installations and public spaces use the speed, strength and structural capacity of bamboo to ensure they’re here for a good time, not a long time.

Stockholm Design Week 2024: the northern highlights

Simon Keane-Cowell

21.02.2024

There was strength (and warmth) in numbers at this year’s Stockholm Design Week and Stockholm Furniture Fair.

Making architecture work: offices with structural shells

Valentina Diaz

19.02.2024

These four office designs use pre-existing buildings as formgiving architectural cocoons. Featuring Leopold Banchini Architects, Fontego Architettura, HUMANSCAPE and Klaarchitectuur.

How to maximise facades in wall-to-wall architecture

Valentina Diaz

05.02.2024

Even within tighter than usual confines, these structures prove that a building situated between two existing ones doesn't have to result in an unremarkable design. Featuring Ahmed Hossman Saafan, Notan Office, Pepe Ramirez and Iterare Arquitectura.

Big benefits with BoConcept

Brand story

Sisse Bro

25.01.2024

Nawabari, the result of a recent collaboration with BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, is just the latest example of BoConcept's long practice of partnering with experts in the field of architecture and design.

Inter-species residences: houses for plants, animals and ...

Valentina Diaz

22.01.2024

By considering the spatial needs of their co-habitants, these projects create a purposeful architectural environment to elevate their domestic experience. Featuring Nendo, Estudio Guto Requena, EKAR and Hiroyasu Imai.

VELUX: Calling all students of architecture!

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VELUX Group

11.01.2024

‘Daylight makes us aware of the spaces that we find ourselves in every day,’ says Louise Grønlund, winner of the International VELUX Award in 2006. For the 2024 edition, architecture students are again invited to submit future-focused,

Four restaurant interiors that serve up texture

Claire Brodka

05.01.2024

When it comes to flavour, these projects from Europe and the United States don't just stick to the menu. Instead, a clever blend of materials transforms them into experiential spaces that entice patrons to linger a little longer.

End of Year Team Picks: the architecture and design stories ...

James Wormald

21.12.2023

In this special edition of Team Picks, we showcase the must-see projects and articles you may have missed in 2023. Featuring projects that de-urbanise the city, a treetop walk that urbanises nature and a therapeutic chair to sit back and enjoy it

Editor's Letter – December 2023

Simon Keane-Cowell

14.12.2023

Me and you and everyone we know. That was 2023.

Trends, inspiration, networking and the latest functional ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

14.12.2023

At Heimtextil from 9 to 12 January 2024, textile innovations, materials, interior design and trends can all be experienced under one roof.

Architonic stories of the year 2023: Products

James Wormald

13.12.2023

A retrospective collation of the most popular product-referencing stories from Architonic’s magazine section. Featuring doorways, coffee tables, electric alternatives, terrazzo and cork.

Architonic stories of the year 2023: Projects

James Wormald

12.12.2023

These most popular project-referencing stories from Architonic’s magazine feature micro-offices, playful bathrooms and nature-set spas as well as examples of how to successfully create facade-inspired surfaces and timeless interiors.

Architonic projects of the year 2023: Commercial

James Wormald

07.12.2023

Our annual review of the most popular commercial buildings and spaces in Architonic’s project database. Featuring weStudio, EFFEKT, Aaksen Responsible Aarchitecture, KAAN Architecten and Studiolada Architectes.

Architonic projects of the year 2023: Residential

James Wormald

05.12.2023

Our annual review of the most popular new living spaces in Architonic’s project database. Featuring Child Studio, Plus One Architects, Luke Moloney Architecture, Objektor Architekti and AKZ Architectura.

Steelcase: Human-centred seating design

Brand story

Emma Moore

04.12.2023

Workplace expert Steelcase takes the biomechanics of sitting very seriously, conducting four years of movement studies involving four different universities and 27 scientists…

Stories of Amsterdam with balcony glazing from Solarlux

Brand story

Julia Hauch

30.11.2023

Bright, transparent living areas, protective balcony glazing that visually dissolves, floating gardens and energy-efficient technologies – how the ‘Stories’ timber hybrid building in Amsterdam is making sustainability history.

Team Picks: the architecture and design stories we loved in ...

Architonic

29.11.2023

In this monthly format, we bring you the must-see projects and articles you may have missed over the last four weeks on Architonic. Featured in November: private and public spaces for the senses, a reimagined architecture archetype and an exclusive

New homes in Brazil that encourage indoor-outdoor living

Brand story

Claire Brodka

27.11.2023

These four contemporary residential projects usher their residents outside with strategic open floor plans, attractive exterior spaces and plenty of greenery.

Rethinking brick at Dutch Design Week 2023

Claire Brodka

24.11.2023

Material innovation has become well established as a guiding principle of contemporary design. But in Eindhoven, one tried-and-tested building element in particular received not one, but multiple original modernisations.

Nebulis by Forestier: new lighting from centuries-old ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

23.11.2023

French lighting brand Forestier leverages the natural qualities of silk with innovative manufacturing techniques to create its sculptural, gossamer-light Nebulis family of luminaires.

Transforming the shape of things: Nawabari by BoConcept and ...

Brand story

BoConcept

22.11.2023

With both a name and a design inspired by the Japanese art form of binding with ropes, Nawabari is the product of an exciting collaboration between two Danish design giants, BoConcept and BIG. Watch the video to find out more…

A new way of expressing furniture: BoConcept and BIG

Brand story

Sisse Bro

17.11.2023

With its new Copenhagen headquarters, Danish architects, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, is setting new standards for flexible and sustainable office interiors. The newly constructed space is enhanced with BIG’s sculptural new furniture collection,

Joe Scog: The British lighting brand making necessity the ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

10.11.2023

IO is the latest addition to Joe Scog's pragmatic programme of products, a classical table lamp – crafted in part using marble off-cuts rescued from the rubbish – that embodies the London-based lighting label's philosophy of sustainability.

How to apply glass in interiors with these five types of ...

James Wormald

09.11.2023

With sustainable materials and joyful colour palettes, this curated selection of artistically formed glass products and the unique interiors they serve is exactly what designers are looking for.

Five highlights from Zurich Design Weeks 2023

Simon Keane-Cowell

02.11.2023

The third edition of Switzerland's largest design event brought together emerging talent and established names for an investigation into circularity, place-making and contemporary design practice.

Seating collections that show inner strength with exposed ...

James Wormald

01.11.2023

Either to show off their quality construction, for easy end-of-life disassembly, to increase their functionality or simply just for the aesthetic, these brave seating ranges bare all.

Team Picks: the architecture and design stories we loved in ...

Architonic

31.10.2023

In this monthly format, we bring you the must-see projects and articles you may have missed over the last four weeks on Architonic. Featured in October: architecture that reinvents itself, the future of materials and spaces to cosy up in during the

Newly completed market halls that revitalise their urban ...

Claire Brodka

30.10.2023

By bridging not only commercial and cultural functions, but past and present, these four projects from different corners of the world prove that market halls have lost none of their ancient appeal. Featuring: Studio Metamorphosis, RootStudio,

Sauna escapes that warm up users with natural wellness

James Wormald

24.10.2023

These four saunas combine natural locations and thermo-climatic architecture to lower stress levels by raising body temperature, all as part of a rounded wellness regime.

Editor's Letter – October 2023

Simon Keane-Cowell

23.10.2023

Leaves aren't the only things changing. October was packed with industry gatherings to discuss new ways to tackle our shared future – while we proudly launched our new DAAily insights tool, which will help fuel yours.

Sustainability in the UK: residential projects

Peter Smisek

20.10.2023

The world's climate emergency, as well as rocketing energy costs, means more sustainable and energy-efficient approaches to building are no longer just an option but rather a necessity.

A meeting of minds: BoConcept x BIG

Brand story

Sisse Bro

19.10.2023

After two years of collaboration and product development, Danish furniture brand BoConcept, along with visionary architecture office BIG / Bjarke Ingels Group, have finally revealed their new furniture collection Nawabari to the world.

The ties that bind: BoConcept x BIG

Brand story

Sisse Bro

19.10.2023

With its new Nawabari collection – created in partnership with architecture office BIG – BoConcept explores creative new design territory while also staying focused on environmental impact.

Scandinavian synergy: Nawabari by BoConcept and BIG

Brand story

Sisse Bro

19.10.2023

Nawabari is a versatile and playful new furniture collection resulting from a Nordic collaboration that leverages the combined power of two Danish design titans, BoConcept and BIG.

Manufacturers draw back the curtain at Dutch Design Week ...

Claire Brodka

17.10.2023

At this year's fair, six Dutch furniture makers will band together for the first time in an exclusive exhibition that showcases sustainability dilemmas and invites dialogue. We get a sneak peek at what's to come.

Pedrali party: 60 years of iconic Italian furniture design

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

13.10.2023

Architonic was in Bergamo in September to celebrate Pedrali's 60th anniversary and for the inauguration of the Pedrali Pavilion, a stunning wooden monument to the company's past, present and future.

Energy-efficient and future-oriented: Hager's ...

Brand story

Nils Schellmann

12.10.2023

Climate change has triggered a process of rethinking within the construction industry, and electrical expert Hager is supporting this change towards more climate-positive planning and building with not only its products but also its know-how.

London Design Festival 2023 predicts the future of ...

James Wormald

09.10.2023

At the London Design Fair, Material Matters and other exhibitions and installations across the city, designers, architects, engineers and other change makers reveal their latest work on sustainable materials.

Team Picks: the architecture and design stories we loved in ...

Architonic

29.09.2023

In this monthly format, we bring you the must-see projects and articles you may have missed over the last four weeks on Architonic. Featured in September: organic shapes, interiors that reflect their surroundings and playful public spaces.

Editor's Letter – September 2023

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.09.2023

We're all in this together. Architonic's autumn kicks off with circularity and community.

Pioneers in sustainable coated fabrics: Morbern’s green ...

Brand story

Tom Howells

26.09.2023

Beyond mere ‘eco marketing’, Morbern continues to embrace sustainable practices in every step of its coated fabric production, all while preserving high-performance, durability, versatility and aesthetic appeal…

Newly opened hotel interiors that reflect their environment

Claire Brodka

08.09.2023

Bringing the outside in isn't just one of the most prominent interior trends of the last century. For these newly opened hospitality projects, it's a way to root themselves in their local surroundings and offer guests a truly authentic stay.

A circular seating solution: Haworth Cardigan Lounge™

Brand story

Haworth

05.09.2023

‘Circular design principles were considered at every stage of the development,’ says Haworth's David Barrass of the furniture brand's new Haworth Cardigan Lounge™ chair. Find out more in the video…

How to use vertical farming for sustainable living

James Wormald

28.08.2023

By applying the agricultural practice of vertical farming to design, architects can take advantage of the natural world, to improve our most urban environments.

Editor's Letter – August 2023

Simon Keane-Cowell

21.08.2023

Climate action and actioning innovation. An Architonic summer.

Urban rewilding: the fight is on to retake green space

James Wormald

14.08.2023

With the role of our cities changing, these green landscaping projects across Europe are bringing the natural world back home.

Energy solutions and appliances in the modern electric home

James Wormald

07.08.2023

Homeowners targeting carbon neutrality by reducing their reliance on fossil fuels can simply turn off the gas. But is the alternative just an all-electric dream?

Editors' Pick: the architecture and design stories we ...

Architonic

28.07.2023

In this new monthly format, we bring you the must-see projects and articles you may have missed over the last four weeks on Architonic. Featured in July: adaptive reuse, wooden warmth (in more ways than one) and lots of colour.

Maximum design freedom at your feet

Brand story

Julia Hauch

18.07.2023

With its Signature collection of luxury vinyl tiles, British brand Amtico opens up new dimensions of colour, shape, texture and functionality for flooring design.

Circularity that inspires: the PALMBERG Intelligence Series

Brand story

Markus Hieke

05.07.2023

Every change needs pioneers to prove that it represents a step forward – even if at first glance it entails extra effort. For part three of the PALMBERG Intelligence Series – a series presented by office furniture manufacturer PALMBERG – we

Time to make a change: when adaptive reuse begets positive ...

James Wormald

03.07.2023

By reminding us of the circularity of architecture, adaptive reuse allows old, forgotten follies to serve local communities, and rise from the ashes of their damaged past.

No future for business as usual

Brand story

Sisse Bro

29.06.2023

In Copenhagen, World Capital of Architecture 2023, a visionary and experimental project has been created in the heart of the city, driven by Danish window manufacturer, VELUX.

What is terrazzo and where do you find it?

James Wormald

21.06.2023

Smooth like marble and durable like concrete, terrazzo’s crack-free surface and fully customisable pattern and colour options make it the sustainable material of the moment. Here’s how and where to use it.

When changes in flooring alter our spatial experience

James Wormald

19.06.2023

The floors we stand, walk and arrange furniture on are a constant presence. By contrasting colour, texture and material we can improve the comfort, navigation and usability of our most in-contact surface.

Hidden stories from Clerkenwell Design Week 2023

James Wormald

12.06.2023

The unheard tales from Clerkenwell’s cobbled streets represent the steep path of innovation in new materials, surfaces and technologies hitting the marketplace.

Illuminating sustainable workspaces with De Vorm

Brand story

Nick Compton

09.06.2023

Dutch furniture brand De Vorm is a pioneer in the use of PET Felt and committed to the creation of customisable, sustainable furniture and lighting products that enhance wellbeing in the workplace.

A case study in sustainable hospitality: London's One ...

Claire Brodka

09.06.2023

Janine Marshall, General Manager of the independent luxury hotel in Covent Garden, discusses what sustainability looks like at a granular level and why official accreditations can't cover every aspect of the climate responsibility complex.

The latest and greatest toilet innovations coming to a bowl ...

James Wormald

24.05.2023

The time is now for a breakthrough in toilet technology. These latest sanitary innovations are set to clean up the WC’s act. We line them up against the wall.

Arper: Life is beautiful

Brand story

Nick Compton

24.05.2023

The simple beauty found in normal everyday life was a central theme for Arper at Salone del Mobile this year, and also reflected in a number of new collections from the Italian design brand.

Embracing tradition, envisioning the future: Parla's ...

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

19.05.2023

With a long and impactful history in furniture design, Parla combines traditional craftsmanship with modern technologies to create pieces that stand the test of time. It’s about embracing the past while anticipating a bright, promising future…

Hillside homes: how to dig in for the long term

James Wormald

15.05.2023

Pedrali x CMP Design: industry and poetry

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.05.2023

At Salone del Mobile this year, Architonic caught up with long-time Pedrali collaborators CMP Design to find out the secret to their happy relationship with the iconic Italian brand…

MEDITERRANEO by Matteo Thun & Antonio Rodriguez

OBJECT CARPET

10.05.2023

Bare feet welcome: a fully recyclable indoor/outdoor carpet collection that feels surprisingly soft to the touch. Nature-inspired design for OBJECT CARPET.

Sailing in style: Cassina’s timeless classics

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

02.05.2023

For decades, Cassina has been furnishing private residences, hospitality spaces and more. Now, many of its timeless pieces have also found a new home on yachts and cruise liners – flooding cabins and sundecks with sophistication and innovation.

The growing advantages of green roofs: bringing buildings to ...

James Wormald

01.05.2023

Once seen as a complex and costly solution, living roofs are now growing in popularity, bringing many environmental benefits to projects big and small.

Editor's Letter – April 2023

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.04.2023

Back from Milan with learned lessons, refreshed relationships and no lost luggage.

Responsible comfort: the Bette Intelligence Series

Brand story

Markus Hieke

26.04.2023

In the third installment of the Bette Intelligence Series – a series of three articles sponsored by the German manufacturer of premium glazed titanium steel – we ask Belgian interior designer Nathalie Deboel how we can transform residential

How to create luxurious and tactile contemporary interiors ...

James Wormald

19.04.2023

Natural leather has a rich history in tradition and luxury, and is ever-present in both fashion and design. But with rising questions over the environmental impact of leather, what is its future?

Milan Design Week 2023: what to explore at the Salone and in ...

Claire Brodka

17.04.2023

Once again, our painstakingly produced DAAily guides to Milan – for both fair and city – navigate you through the crowds, saving you precious time on the ground. We help you find the best products, people, and, of course, parties.

Immerse yourself in an invisible world by JUNG

Brand story

Markus Hieke

13.04.2023

At Milan Design Week 2023, visitors to Brera can look forward to the fabulous ‘Invisible’ pop-up installation by switch manufacturer JUNG – including an immaterial souvenir.

The history of Portugal’s long relationship with ceramics, ...

James Wormald

11.04.2023

With quality raw materials nearby, a temperate climate for creative freedom and decades of investment and innovation, Portuguese ceramics is world-renowned. This is its story, and its future.

Sia by Boss Design: a chair tasked to make changes

Brand story

Emma Moore

05.04.2023

Boss Design's SIA task chair is the British brand's most sustainable to date. Its impressive eco-credentials span the whole lifecycle, from raw-material sourcing to end-of-life disposal.

Less is more: Dataflex's Bento Laptop Table

Brand story

Nick Compton

04.04.2023

Dutch workplace accessories brand Dataflex's latest addition to its Bento range is a mobile laptop table that allows users to work ergonomically and in comfort whether at home, in the office or wherever…

MYMITO – designed for joy

Brand story

Mymito GmbH

29.03.2023

CUBIT is a furniture system of a very special, modular kind. Now Minou Farkhondeh and Thomas Reichel are taking the next evolutionary step on their journey and reimagining furniture design in a free, unconventional way with MYMITO.

Sustainable luxury: Atlas Concorde x Hirsch Bedner ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.03.2023

Atlas Concorde is an expert in ceramic-tile solutions that are at once sustainable and luxurious. Architonic spoke with HBA partner Paula O’Callaghan about the hospitality-design firm's collaboration with the Italian brand on its Marvel Travertine

Designing living with Falper

Brand story

Nick Compton

16.03.2023

At its Brera showroom during Milan Design Week this year, Italian brand Falper will demonstrate how the bathroom is more than just a collection of functional components with its Living Bathroom concept.

Boss Design's circularity in motion

Brand story

Emma Moore

14.03.2023

The high-quality and long-lasting nature of Boss Design's furniture already gives it a headstart in terms of sustainability, but the company, with products like new task chair Sia, continues to show its dedication to making the circular choice.

The value of sustainable construction certification

James Wormald

13.03.2023

Sustainable certifications allow brands to parade their green credentials like celebrity endorsements. More than just marketing tools, however, they help to distinguish fact from greenwashing fiction.

Put a cork in it: seven reasons to keep talking about cork

James Wormald

20.02.2023

Not just for keeping wine in its place, cork is a truly circular and sustainable material that could be a solution to help keep humanity afloat, too.

Climate consciousness

Harriet Thorpe

07.02.2023

As the first product in Steelcase's portfolio with certified carbon neutrality, the Steelcase Series 1 with CarbonNeutral® product certification underscores the manufacturer's goal of reducing 50% of its own absolute emissions by 2023. 

Will sustainability cause home fireplaces to burn out?

James Wormald

16.01.2023

The great warmth and glow of a cosy home fireplace is one of winter’s greatest pleasures, but can burning fuel ever be part of a carbon-neutral future?

Top architecture and design trends for 2023

James Wormald

09.01.2023

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.

‘Buildings are more than a statement of permanence’: ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

16.12.2022

In the latest in our series of Architonic interviews with leading sustainability experts globally, we pose a focused set of no-nonsense questions to Marloes Fischer, founder and managing director of Swiss-based Circular Hub. The call goes out to

International VELUX Award 2022: Light of Tomorrow

Brand story

Emma Moore

16.12.2022

In early December, the global winners of the International VELUX Award 2022 were announced, a competition for architecture students that celebrates the innovative and creative use of daylight in a broad range of different projects.

Heimtextil 2023 has it all covered

Brand story

Julia Hauch

15.12.2022

Heimtextil in 2023 will not only continue its tradition as the sector's most important trend barometer, it's also going full circle. Under the 'Textiles Matter' banner, Heimtextil Trends 23/24 will revolve around the themes of the circular economy

Heimtextil: the right material for professionals

Brand story

Julia Hauch

15.12.2022

How can aesthetics, functionality and sustainability be interwoven? What innovations and visions are on the horizon? And what do sustainable hospitality trends look like? The Interior.Architecture.Hospitality programme provides tailor-made insights.

Green for go: Heimtextil and sustainability

Brand story

Julia Hauch

15.12.2022

In thematic terms, the overarching meta-theme of sustainability will also be clearly visible at Heimtextil 2023, with its holistic concept providing innovative answers to pressing questions about the future.

Editor's Letter – December 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

12.12.2022

Metaversal musings, bright sparks and workplace affairs – that was 2022.

Cabins that reconnect humanity to the planet

James Wormald

07.12.2022

Cabin life is more than just the uprising trend of cabincore interiors. These small-scale structures also bring us closer to our environments’ past.

'You cannot consider space without light': Carmelo ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

24.11.2022

Carmelo Zappulla of External Reference brightens up Light + Building, explaining how light adds an emotional layer to environments: 'It animates a space.' Watch the video to learn more…

Successful mission at Dutch Design Week 2022

Brand story

Emma Moore

24.11.2022

There was a healthy dose of pragmatism on the agenda at this year's Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, with organisers, exhibitors and visitors joining together towards a forward-looking, sustainability-driven common cause.

'Daylight for us is the most valuable light ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

23.11.2022

Andreas Schulz of Licht Kunst Licht highlights the use of both daylight and artificial light as resources, but also notes the difference: 'We love the change from day to night.' Watch the video here…

'If light is a material, you should be able to touch ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

22.11.2022

Axel Schmid's illuminating discussion at Light + Building defends our use of artificial light as a material: 'Light consumes energy, but you cannot live without it.' Watch the video for more…

'Design is a social profession and we have very big ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

21.11.2022

Ulrike Brandi spotlights the role of lighting design at Light + Building, claiming we must 'reorganise our design processes to serve society.' Hear more of what she had to say here…

Hansa 2.0: Reinventing fittings the sustainable way

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

17.11.2022

With a whole range of newly repurposed ECO products, the manufacturer is paving the way for a resource-saving everyday life – without compromising on design.

Combatting water scarcity in urban environments: the Bette ...

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

16.11.2022

In the second installment of the Bette Intelligence Series – three consecutive features sponsored by the German bathroom specialist – UNC Charlotte Dean of Arts + Architecture Brook Muller speaks about the importance of incorporating water into

Dataflex: working for an ergonomic and sustainable future

Brand story

Peter Smisek

15.11.2022

Dutch company Dataflex has been supporting the health of office users for 40 years, but the carbon-neutral ergonomic specialists are equally dedicated to the wellbeing of the planet, too.

Why Swiss furniture?

möbelschweiz

15.11.2022

A statement on quality, sustainability, short distances and know-how: Switzerland has a long tradition in the production of high-quality furniture with a crafted character. Quality, aesthetics and precision that are highly valued not only around the

Striking the right balance: new chairs by Wagner

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

14.11.2022

At this year's Orgatec, Wagner presented new additions to its chair family that celebrate the end user as well as sustainable materials and the company's unique ergonomic technology.

Dutch Design Week presents the future of product design

James Wormald

14.11.2022

Offering a vision of the future with changing needs and material availability, Dutch Design Week’s exhibiting designers present possible answers on how to create more, with less.

The office as a USP: De Vorm makes it work

Brand story

Nick Compton

07.11.2022

By focusing on highly customisable designs, local production and its unique understanding of the modern office environment, the Dutch manufacturer is able to offer clients tailored interiors that significantly increase workplace desirability.

Humanscale: a new path for workplace design

Brand story

Emma Moore

03.11.2022

With products like its new Path chair, global office ergonomics brand Humanscale is responding to the ecological, ergonomic and aesthetic demands of the flexible modern workplace.

‘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…

Forestier: putting poetry into pendants

Brand story

Emma Moore

31.10.2022

Woven products like the Grass and Parrot luminaires from French lighting brand Forestier respond to our increasing desire for warmth, comfort and natural, handcrafted quality.

The future of hospitality at EquipHotel in Paris

Brand story

Sisse Bro

26.10.2022

From 6 to 10 November, international trade fair EquipHotel will be welcoming exhibitors and visitors to Paris and inviting them to consider the future of the hospitality sector with open eyes and conscious minds.

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.

Leolux LX: engineers of intimacy

Brand story

Nick Compton

25.10.2022

A recent case study in Leolux LX's homebase of Venlo shows how projects can incorporate durability as well as an elegant combination of function and comfort by choosing from the brand's catalogue.

Shaping hospitality

Brand story

Nick Compton

25.10.2022

By outfitting public-facing spaces with Leolux LX designs, hotels, restaurants, theatres and bars can greet visitors with sculptural, organic shapes that create an inviting environment in any context.

Leolux LX empowers expression

Brand story

Nick Compton

25.10.2022

With its wide variety of durable and aesthetically diverse products, Leolux LX offers architects and designers a multitude of options for furnishing luxurious and sustainable spaces.

Like floating on a cloud: se:air offers a new sitting ...

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

24.10.2022

Known for a seamless combination of high-end ergonomics and timeless design, German office expert Sedus presents the latest addition to its arsenal of user-centric office chairs at this year's ORGATEC.

Editor's Letter – October 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

19.10.2022

The energy crisis, energetic thinking on sustainability and the power of lighting design.

Icons reimagined

Brand story

Claire Brodka

18.10.2022

Cassina Pro adapts the brand's most well-known pieces to new environments – and complements them with contemporary designs.

Reclaiming spaces with Cassina

Brand story

Claire Brodka

18.10.2022

Cassina Pro delivers one of the largest collections of iconic designs specified for public use: from lobbies, lounges and restaurants to waiting rooms and the workplace.

Experience Cassina Pro at ORGATEC 2022

Brand story

Claire Brodka

18.10.2022

For the first time, the Italian manufacturer will showcase its collection for public spaces in person – filled with iconic mid-century designs and new pieces repurposed for the hospitality and workplace sector.

Dornbracht’s TARA is timeless design for any architecture

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Architonic

18.10.2022

The German luxury fittings manufacturer’s most iconic bathroom series is a fitting archetype that suits a wide variety of interior styles – even more in its new finishes and product variants.

VOLA x Arne Jacobson: the Danish design tradition

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Nick Compton

11.10.2022

Danish design is defined by a holistic and harmonious approach that is embodied in the iconic products of tap manufacturer VOLA.

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