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    Graphic precision

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    03.09.2014

    Wilkhahn has always focused on durability and permanence, and its new "Graph" conference programme is very much part of this tradition. With its innovative chair and accompanying table this German furniture manufacturer is restyling corporate

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    Cultural conversation

    Indesign Media Asia Pacific

    25.08.2014

    A radical new building challenged a large law firm to adopt a radical new workplace culture (Text by Paul McGillick)

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    Heading into Virtual Worlds

    ORGATEC

    06.08.2014

    Without realising it, we’re on autopilot almost all of the time, filtering information aurally, physically and visually at an amazing rate. Our nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 250 miles per hour, faster than a Formula 1 car!

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    In Great Shape

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    23.06.2014

    With half a century of creativity and business under its belt, Italian design manufacturer Pedrali is showing little sign of easing up on the gas pedal. It's full speed ahead for the premium furniture and lighting brand whose elegant marriage of

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    Furnishing: designing for a wider context

    ORGATEC

    05.06.2014

    An architecturally oriented flexibility and modularity in furnishing is responding to the increasing need for spaces that cover a diversity of user needs. Orgatec investigates.

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    Born Again

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    19.05.2014

    Legendary Austrian-American modernist architect Richard Neutra’s unique furniture designs are back, thanks to respected European manufacturer VS. The perfect marriage of American design and German engineering.

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    The Perfectionists: Falper

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    02.05.2014

    With its recently launched rebrand, family-owned Italian bathroom brand Falper, known for its elegant, unique products, is looking sharper than ever.

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    Flexible living: LEMA’s latest upholstered seating systems

    Alyn Griffiths

    14.04.2014

    Having introduced its first upholstered collection at last year’s Salone del Mobile, Brianza-based furniture brand LEMA returned this year with three new sofas that evoke classic designs but bring them up-to-date with contemporary details and

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    The Firestarters: Harrie Leenders

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    06.04.2014

    What do you do if you love fire? Why, head up a fireplace manufacturer, of course. Bart Leenders, son of Harrie Leenders – founder of the eponymous Dutch woodburning-stove producer – knows a thing or two about combustion, heading off regularly

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    Inside Out: Tribu shapes the exterior landscape

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    31.03.2014

    It’s no mean feat producing timeless design that’s also innovative and future-facing. One of the few brands to pull this off is Tribù, the leading outdoor-furniture label that invites its users to sit back and relax, while itself doing anything

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    Matt-Collection by In-es.artdesign

    In-es.artdesign

    31.03.2014

    Bright rays and contrasts of matter: A line of lamps that brings back to memories, feelings, art works. Handcraft manufacture, Italian taste, fine materials. These are the traits of Matt, the new collection of design lamps by In-es.artdesign.

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    The Big Picture

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    24.03.2014

    Makro doesn’t do compromise. Its second-to-none bathroom concepts respond to the precise needs of its customers, providing the perfect solution for even the most demanding of architectural projects.

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    Milan via Athens: Interiors from Greece

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.03.2014

    Introversion isn’t something the Greeks have much time for. Particularly when it comes to design. Informed by a culture of sociability and dialogue, a cohort of export-focused Greek design manufacturers will be showing their quality products to a

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    Tokujin Yoshioka crystallises dreams

    TLmag

    18.03.2014

    Infuse, bake, crystallise. These verbs aren’t used to describe the work of a cook but rather the work of Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka, whose fabulous exhibition at the Contemporary Museum of Art Tokyo, vividly illustrates the creative scope

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    Waste Not

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    05.03.2014

    There's something cooking in the kitchen and we're not talking food. It's a revolution in product design, production and consumption. Respected Italian kitchen manufacturer VALCUCINE, whose brand has long been known for its craftsmanship and

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    Shop to the Future

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    27.02.2014

    We love to shop. This we know. But the way in which we purchase goods and services and the kind of brand experience we expect this to deliver is changing now more than ever. Enter the cutting-edge 'Retail of Tomorrow' total store-design and

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    Lean On Me: wall-supported furniture and lighting

    Dominic Lutyens

    18.02.2014

    We all need a little support sometimes. Behind the growing trend in furniture and lighting for wall-leaning or wall-mounted designs is a diversity of factors, among them the practical, the social and the aesthetic. Architonic gets up close and

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    Ron Arad – Deconstructed / reconstructed

    TLmag

    12.02.2014

    *Report by Jean-Philippe Peynot* For over thirty years, Ron Arad has been producing unique objects that define a practise that falls somewhere between architecture, sculpture and design. If, in these creative fields, the longstanding question about

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    BULO – A Belgian icon turns 50

    TLmag

    11.02.2014

    It started with a small filing cabinet and grew into one of the success stories of the Belgian design industry. For years BULO has been a go-to name for bespoke and ready-made office furniture, valued for its elegant and recognisable products. Today

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    Furniture That Works With You

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    27.01.2014

    Almost 70 years in business and forward-thinking Japanese manufacturer OKAMURA, renowned for, among other products, its super-engineered office furniture, shows no sign of taking its eye off the ball of innovation. Sit up straight, people.

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    The Heat is On: Tubes

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    21.01.2014

    'Products developed for architecture' is how Italian brand TUBES describes its striking, resolutely sculptural radiators and towel rails, designed to shape the interior landscape as well as heat it. The manufacturer's story is one of a steadfast

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    IMM Cologne 2014: Architonic’s comprehensive photo tours

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.01.2014

    No sooner has that Christmas tree been taken down then the spring season of the annual design calendar kicks off with that grandee of the international-trade-fair circuit, imm cologne. Your faithful scout Architonic presents, as ever, its detailed

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    Going Public

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    06.01.2014

    Icons of the design landscape, global brand KARTELL’s products – with their innovative use of plastic and their clever and expressive, often emotional, forms – have captured the imagination of design-conscious consumers around the world. The

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    History Repeating

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    10.12.2013

    You can never have enough of a good thing, so they say. But lovers of iconic lamps from the early 20th century were for decades deprived of the possibility of owning some of the most striking luminary pieces by the Wiener Werkstätte and the Bauhaus,

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    To the Power of Two

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    27.11.2013

    Collaboration isn't for everyone. If you're to make it work, it involves serious time and resources, not to mention a genuine willingness to go beyond your usual MO to achieve a creative result with added value. Celebrated Italian design brand

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    The Only Way is Up: Downtown Design Dubai 2013

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    12.11.2013

    The first-ever design show in the Middle East to unite on a single platform some of the best global design brands with award-winning design from the region, Dubai's new Downtown Design fair, like the soaring Burj Khalifa, has its sights set high.

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    The Paradox of Rotterdam

    TLmag

    04.11.2013

    *Report by Jean-Philippe Peynot* A new city that witnessed the birth of Erasmus in the 15th century. An anarchic city where everything is in its place. A market city where human relationships are more important than negociations. An industrial city

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    Making/Do: designer-makers exhibit in London

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    09.10.2013

    The annual London Design Festival, now with over 300 city-wide events, reflects the British capital's status as an international creative hub. But it also provides a platform for scores of indigenous designer-makers – both individuals and brands

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    Signs of the Times

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.09.2013

    Feeling a little bit lost? It's no surprise, really. As populations grow, cities expand, international travel increases and we all work (and live) harder and faster, it seems that there are ever more new and complex terrains to navigate. Enter a

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    The Heat is On: Latin American Design hits New York

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    08.06.2013

    As the world's busiest revolving door, New York is no stranger to new cultural sights and influences. This year's New York Design Week saw a raft of Latin American designers and design collectives exhibit their highly polished and conceptually

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    Yes We Can: debating the future of American design

    David Sokol

    14.05.2013

    A recent panel discussion at Washington DC’s International Design Festival got to grips with the somewhat provocative question, “What Happened to American Design?”, the implication being it doesn't enjoy the singular, coherent identity of other

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    Werner Aisslinger – Home of the Future

    Haus am Waldsee

    27.03.2013

    In the spring of 2013 Werner Aisslinger will transform Haus am Waldsee into a “Home of the Future.” In doing so the multiple award-winning product designer and co-founder of the Berlin Design Festival DMY will present his central theme of

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    Easily LED: the charms (and challenges) of a developing ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.03.2013

    Many hands make light work, goes the old saying. Many new LED producers also make the creative possibilities of working with such a fast-changing technology exciting, thanks to the proliferation of products they bring to the market. But, for lighting

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    The Gold Standard: iF International Forum Design celebrates ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    12.03.2013

    Three score old and in rude health: the iF design gold awards, handed out to a painstakingly selected, international cohort of companies at the recent Munich Creative Business Week for their outstanding products, is looking to the future.

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    Non Plus Ultra: the Interior Innovation Award 2013's ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    27.02.2013

    The biggest, the fastest, the smartest. When it comes to marketing-speak, there's nothing like a superlative to liven things up. Best of Best – the annual exhibition held at imm cologne of the category winners from the Interior Innovation Award

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    Size Doesn’t Matter: contemporary Nordic architects who ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    12.02.2013

    Head north and you'll find a thriving design culture where the level of consideration given to the way things look, feel and work isn't determined by their scale. Be they housing projects, chairs or taps, the Scandinavian approach to design continues

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    Systematic: furniture that grows on you

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    08.02.2013

    System furniture did what it's wont to do at this year's imm cologne: expand. A number of new and innovative furniture programmes, modular in nature, were shown alongside augmented and reworked old favourites. It's all about joined-up thinking.

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    Coming Up: [D3] Design Talents at imm cologne is 10

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.12.2012

    More than 500 young and emerging designers have taken to the [D3] Design Talents stage at the Cologne Furniture Fair over the past ten years, presenting their ideas in prototype form to both an industry and a general audience. Architonic takes a look

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    stilhaus: 'Bringing together what belongs ...

    stilhaus

    18.12.2012

    stilhaus – the new design destination in Switzerland – doesn't do things by halves. 20,000 square metres of retail and exhibition space next to one of the country's busiest motorway intersections offers architects, planners and end consumers an

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    Same but Different: classic design and the design of change

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    12.12.2012

    Everything changes, so they say. But should it? What about decades-old, often iconic designs? Should they be preserved, as it were, their contemporary production remaining ‘true’ in every respect to the ‘original’? Or ought manufacturers be

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    The In-Betweeners: the rise of a new office-furniture ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    19.11.2012

    In the grand, teleological narrative of design, things are developed to make our lives increasingly better. New forms, materials and technological innovations are introduced, self-justifying, attended by a clarity of function and value. But what

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    Ventura - the avant-garde brand of Swiss watches

    Susanne Fritz

    18.11.2012

    Ventura, the avant-garde brand of Swiss watches, is back. The first "manufacture électronique" for high quality digital watches has recently presented, in the shape of the SPARC MGS, a timepiece which once more sets a new benchmark in chronometer

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    Clear Vision: Zumtobel sheds light on the OperAlp/SALEWA ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    12.11.2012

    More often than not, office architecture can be, well, a little inward-looking. Shut out the outside world and focus staffers' attention on their building's interior spaces and you'll keep them focused on their work. Right? Wrong. The OperAlp/SALEWA

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    Going Underground: Zumtobel sheds light on the Städel ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    23.10.2012

    Lighting always has to work harder when it's deployed in underground spaces. But when the space in question is a museum one, where the considered illumination of its exhibits is key – not to mention their protection against the potentially damaging

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    Still Waters: Laufen's newly extended Palomba range ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    22.10.2012

    When it came to launching their latest family of products, high-end Swiss bathroom manufacturer decided to buck the trend for the ultra-rational and focus on building on the softer, timeless design language of its earlier Palomba collection. The

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    Urushi - Japanese Lacquer in modern Design

    Susanne Fritz

    30.03.2012

    An important component of the Japanese art of lacquerwork is the special technique known as "urushi", which uses many layers of wafer-thin, semi-transparent lacquer to create a surface of almost mystical radiance and sensual depth. Today the urushi

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    Celebrating a Scandinavian icon: 100 years Finn Juhl

    Susanne Fritz

    07.03.2012

    On 30 January 2012, the internationally recognised Danish furniture designer and architect Finn Juhl who died in 1989 would have turned 100. Events all over the world – from Tokyo via Cologne to Milan as well as in his native Copenhagen –

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    Picture Perfect: Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec at Weil am ...

    Malgorzata Stankiewicz

    26.02.2012

    While the fifteen years of their prolific careers are being celebrated across 1000 square meters in Parisian Centre Pompidou-Metz, the recently-opened 'Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec – Album' exhibition gives a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse into

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    Marquetry in modern design

    Architonic

    17.02.2012

    We associate it with Louis XVI, art nouveau furniture and the wall decorations of clubhouses, but when we talk about it we are generally referring to something quite different. Marquetry, otherwise known as inlay work, does not generate a positive

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    Plastic - the mouldable material of modern chairs

    Susanne Fritz

    17.02.2012

    In the visual arts the term 'plastic' is used for any form of creation involving a medium that can be sculpted or moulded, but it is also the term for a type of material that revolutionised the twentieth century. The name of no other material

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    Cooking with taste: well designed household appliances

    Susanne Fritz

    06.12.2011

    During the age of the economic miracle electrical household appliances became an integral part of every home as kitchen aids to the modern housewife. There were only a handful of manufacturers and the head designers and engineers of the market

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    The Fondazione Targetti's Lighting Academy shines ...

    Architonic

    12.10.2011

    The respected online lighting-design portal migrates to www.architonic.com

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    blickfang: a design fair, but not as you know it

    Architonic

    06.10.2011

    With two new design-savvy cities – Hamburg and Copenhagen – being added to the international blickfang calendar, there's all the more reason to visit the design fair with a difference.

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    So PoMo! – 'Postmodernism: Style and Subversion ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    23.09.2011

    It's forty years since the love-it-or-hate-it, style-driven phenomenon that was postmodernism first emerged in architectural practice, soon manifesting itself in design, art, fashion and music. The V&A's major new show, 'Postmodernism: Style and

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    Furnishing the Future: Le Corbusier and Pierre ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    05.09.2011

    Having received the brief to plan and design a new state capital for the Punjab, Le Corbusier, true to form, delivered a striking urban entity that's a veritable 'Gesamtkunstwerk'. A forthcoming exhibition at the Galerie Anton Meier in Geneva of the

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    How Many Designers Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?: ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.08.2011

    When young British designer Samuel Wilkinson set out to redesign the standard low-energy light bulb, with the aim of making it work just as hard aesthetically as it does environmentally, he was in for a long trek. Journeying beyond the safe and

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    When We Were Modern: Kenneth Grange at the Design Museum

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.08.2011

    A retrospective of the work of industrial-design master Kenneth Grange at London's Design Museum celebrates the prolific designer's contribution to shaping British material culture, while encouraging us to think about the purpose and responsibilities

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    Keeping It Real: Claus Mølgaard

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    01.07.2011

    Behind every great design there's a great designer. But, more often than not, there are a number players involved. Meet Claus Mølgaard, the go-to Danish design engineer whose work on products for the likes of Ron Arad and the Bouroullec Brothers

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    Design Miami/ Basel 2011

    Susanne Fritz

    16.06.2011

    For the first time since it was founded in 2005, Design Miami/ Basel was this year under the new direction of Marianne Goebl, who curated the trade fair with an expert eye. In February 2011 she followed in the footsteps of Ambra Medda who, after

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    The Milan Four: Lorenza Luti from Kartell

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    08.06.2011

    In the third of our series of interviews from this year's Milan Furniture Fair with some of the creative industries' leading figures, we meet Lorenza Luti, marketing and retail director of established Italian brand Kartell, which, after 50 years in

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    New New New: New York Design News

    Susanne Fritz

    31.05.2011

    As every spring, Architonic travelled to New York on your behalf in order to investigate the latest trends on the North American market for you. Here we report on what we discovered in the city's showrooms and at the ICFF.

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    Precision Casting from the Witch’s Kitchen

    Nora Schmidt

    01.04.2011

    'Cioccolato’ by the Berlin-based designers Formfjord

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    People Will Talk: Dornbracht Conversations 3

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    11.03.2011

    Put a group of designers, curators and design writers in a room and what do you get? The Dornbracht Conversations. The third annual platform for intelligent dialogue on the state of design, past, present and future, hosted by German design

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    Love in a Cold Climate: Architonic meets Artek chief Mirkku ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    11.02.2011

    Few design brands evoke as much warmth on the part of consumers as the heritage-steeped Finnish company Artek, currently celebrating 75 years in business. Co-founded in 1935 by the hero of Scandinavian modernism Alvar Aalto, Artek has certainly

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    Wanderlust: Architonic goes walkabout in Cologne for ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    09.02.2011

    With thermal under-apparel in place, Architonic ventured forth from the exhibition halls of the Koelnmesse during this January's imm cologne to visit Passagen – the ever-growing programme of off-fair exhibitions and events in showrooms, galleries,

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    Je ne regrette rien (most of the time, that is): Ronan ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    04.02.2011

    'Regrets, I've had a few,' sang Sinatra in his classic ballad 'My Way', while Piaf famously insisted that she regretted absolutely nothing. Somewhere between these two lies Ronan Bouroullec, one half of the distinguished French go-to design duo, the

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    When We Were Young: [D3] Design Contest at imm cologne

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    27.01.2011

    Punching well above their weight this year at imm cologne were the young guns exhibiting in the sixth edition of the [D3] Design Contest, the platform for emerging international design talent. Here, we talk to one of the two joint-winners, Harry

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    Helvetian Heroes: enduring Swiss design

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    08.01.2011

    It's fair to say that certain countries have, over the years, been more successful than others in terms of marketing a distinctive and compelling national design identity abroad. The very human kind of modernism expressed in the furniture of postwar

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    Furniture with growth potential: extendable tables

    Susanne Fritz

    18.12.2010

    Which piece of furniture plays a more dominant role in your life? Your table or your bed? Most of us have both, but whereas a new phase of life or a new relationship often tends to make us exchange a narrow bed for a wider one, without expecting to

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    Déjà Vu All Over Again: two design shows look back

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    09.12.2010

    Another year over. But don't get all misty-eyed. Apply that retrospection to some engaging design instead. Two exhibitions currently running, one at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris, the other at the offices of MariniPandolfi/Comet in Florence, look

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    This Product Can Change Your Life: the d.light story

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    05.12.2010

    Imagine, as a manufacturer, that your potential market is two billion consumers worldwide. This almost inconceivable figure is the ultimate scale of d.light's ambition, a consumer-products company set up by a pair of social entrepreneurs in 2007 to

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    Design Week in Jerusalem: Israeli creative talent on show

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    04.12.2010

    Ancient city. Contemporary design practice. Jerusalem's inaugural week-long design festival foregrounds once more Israel's conceptually confident and steadily growing design scene.

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    Same But Different: furniture that repeats on you

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    27.11.2010

    In his analysis of how pleasure works, Freud argued that repetition – the act of doing or experiencing something over and over again – can, in its compulsiveness, be highly enjoyable. The grandaddy of psychoanalysis might, in that case, have

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    Modernes Besteck-Design

    Susanne Junker

    20.11.2010

    Lirum larum Löffelstiel... Löffelstiel? Wo bleiben denn in diesem alten Reim Messer und Gabel?

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    'It's all about surprising yourself': Matthew ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    13.10.2010

    British furniture designer Matthew Hilton's work manages to walk that very fine line between restraint and expressiveness. It's probably why his designs, offering as they do a kind of reassurance, are so respected by so many. But the path hasn't

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    DIY Design: the art and value of creative self-promotion

    Alexander Horne

    07.10.2010

    As the academic wheels of design creak into a new term, thoughts of the most recent graduates striving to avoid a professional-scrap-heap scenario fall to the back of the mind as the hunt for the latest bright young creatives begins again. But, with

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    Fair Preview: Design Biennale INTERIEUR 2010, Kortrijk, ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    25.09.2010

    If any fair is going to give Milan a run for its money in terms of a passion for high-end design and downright coolness, it's Belgian Design Biennale INTERIEUR. Since its first edition in 1968, the Kortrijk-based show has consistently upped the ante

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    We Can Work It Out: design and mobile working

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    21.09.2010

    October sees the 2010 installment of Orgatec in Cologne, the leading international design fair for office and work environments. In spite of the death knell being sounded some time ago for the traditional, fixed-location office, it's still with us.

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    California Calls You!: Californian Design

    Susanne Fritz

    26.08.2010

    California, and in particular Los Angeles, has been home to numerous Hollywood stars and other glamorous figures of the burgeoning jet-set since the 1930s. The City of Angels was the ideal place for many architects to develop their ideas. The

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    'It's hard, hard, hard work': One Year On at ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    07.08.2010

    Left brain. Right brain. If we're to believe all that pop-neurology, you're either a creative type or someone who just loves solving maths problems. Design manufacturer and retailer Thorsten van Elten, curator of One Year On, the show for

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    Fancy a Joint?: innovative joinery in new furniture design

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    10.07.2010

    Screws? Glue? Who needs them? With a number of designers developing intriguing new ways of constructing furniture, Architonic takes a look at some examples of recent innovative joinery methods.

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    Design Israel

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    03.07.2010

    The completion of Ron Arad's small-scale masterpiece that is Israel's new Design Museum Holon signals a kind of design coming-of-age for the country. With its current design scene set to grow even further, Architonic talks to a number of established

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    DMY 2010: Architonic reports from the Berlin design festival

    Nora Schmidt

    25.06.2010

    Ernst Sagebiel's architectural matsterpiece Tempelhof Airport was the venue for this year's DMY design festival in Berlin. Architonic was needless to say there, ready for take-off.

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    Medium Rare: Architonic at Design Miami Basel 2010

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    24.06.2010

    Described by its organisers as 'the pre-eminent global forum for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating design', Design Miami Basel, the annual European get-together for those who like their design a touch on the exclusive side, put on a

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    From Start to Finnish: Architonic surveys Scandinavian ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    23.06.2010

    With leading Finnish design brand Artek reissuing two of its fellow countryman Tapio Wirkkala's striking designs from the late 1960s and early 70s, as well as first-time-round, 'vintage' pieces of his being shown at international design fairs such as

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    Rezension: 'Andrée Putman – Ihr Gesamtwerk' von ...

    Susanne Junker

    10.06.2010

    „Der Künstler blickt immer in die Vergangenheit zurück, während er über die Zukunft nachdenkt,“ sagt Andrée Putman. Anlässlich ihres 85 Geburtstages erscheint eine Monografie, die Einblick in das immense Werk der Künstlerin und ihr

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    Slovenian Design

    Susanne Fritz

    03.06.2010

    The "ISKRA: NON-ALIGNED DESIGN 1946–1990" exhibition held at the Architecture Museum Ljubljana (AML) came to an end in February. The exhibition provided an insight into the golden age of Slovenian product design, which lasted from the 1960s to the

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    Heavy/Light

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    02.06.2010

    They say good things come in threes. Here, Architonic brings you five of the best concrete lamps on the market. It's all about contradiction.

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    The Measure of Success: INCH Furniture

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    26.05.2010

    Architonic talks to Basel-based design label INCH Furniture about their distinctive collection for the Swiss Pavilion at Shanghai's Expo 2010

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    Milan Means...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.05.2010

    It's almost a cliché now to say that the annual Milan Salone del Mobile has become a behemoth of a design fair, eclipsing every other major show in the design calendar. (Personally, we at Architonic feel that a number of the other large design

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    The Milan Conversations: Part IV – Ferruccio Laviani and ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    20.05.2010

    In this final installment of the Milan Conversations, we catch up with renowned product designer, architect and artistic director of Italian manufacturer Kartell Ferruccio Laviani at the Barovier&Toso showroom in Milan, and talk to him about

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    Tropical Modernism: The masters of Brazilian Modernism

    Susanne Fritz

    12.05.2010

    As part of this year's 'Fuori Salone' in Milan, the 'relics' of the Brazilian Modernism were displayed in a church near the city's Porta Romana: rare pieces by the so-called 'Tropical Modernists' of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. The construction of

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    The Milan Conversations: Part III – Ilse Crawford and Omer ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    11.05.2010

    The Milan Conversations – a series of discussions held at this year's Salone del Mobile with some of the most celebrated designers working internationally – continues with thought-provoking exchange with Ilse Crawford and Omer Arbel.

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    Rezension: 'Prada' von Miuccia Prada

    Susanne Junker

    01.05.2010

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