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    Zaha Hadid (1950–2016)

    Klaus Leuschel

    06.04.2016

    Respected design critic and curator Klaus Leuschel pays a personal tribute to the Baghdad-born architect who, despite her non-establishment profile, would go on to become one of industry’s most influential and paradigm-shifting grandees.

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    WantedDesign: Steven Haulenbeek

    WantedDesign

    14.03.2016

    WantedDesign announces Steven Haulenbeek as the 2016 recipient of the American Design Honors Program.

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    The Right Stuff: Sylvain Willenz

    Historia de la marca

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    25.06.2015

    His raft of enviable collaborations with the likes of Cappellini and Established & Sons, and, more recently, Retegui, Menu and Objekten, are testimony to the fact that Brussels-based designer Sylvain Willenz creates Things That People Actually

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    Catch Her If You Can: Deidi von Schaewen

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    13.05.2014

    Respected architectural photographer Deidi von Schaewen isn't one for letting the grass grow under her feet. Active since the 1960s and with no sign of hanging up her camera any time soon, Architonic caught up with the peripatetic image-maker to talk

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    Zurück in die Zukunft

    Sophie Loschert

    25.04.2014

    Im Vitra Design Museum wirft einer der derzeit wichtigsten Industriedesigner, Konstantin Grcic, einen multiperspektivischen Blick auf sein bisheriges Schaffen. „Panorama“ ist Rück- und Ausblick gleichermassen, denn neben der Bestandsaufnahme

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    Ingo Maurer: Angel’s light

    TLmag

    03.03.2014

    TLmag had the privilege to speak with Ingo Maurer about his amazing creative adventure with light, that today has led him to create real architectural structures. The angel refers of course to Lucellino, his famous lightbulb with white feathered

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    Go Your Own Way: Tobia Scarpa

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    09.02.2014

    A chip of the old block Tobia Scarpa certainly isn’t. Son of acclaimed architectural maestro Carlo Scarpa, the innovative designer, who turns 80 next year, was determined from the outset to plough his own creative furrow, in spite of his

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    Ilse Acke & Jeffrey Vanhille: Dream Weavers

    TLmag

    17.10.2013

    “Home” is an installation by Belgian artists and makers, Ilse Acke and Jeffrey Vanhille, created at the invitation of Concertgebouw, Brugge. It accompanies the performance of “Superposition” by Ryoji Ikeda, Japan’s pre-eminent electronic

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    Soul Man: Ask Emil Skovgaard

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    26.10.2012

    If the Slow Design movement were looking for a poster boy, Ask Emil Skovgaard would undoubtedly be on the shortlist. Treading a fine and virtuosic line between design, craft and art, the Copenhagen-based creative’s work is, among other things, an

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    Kortrijk Remembered: in conversation with Interieur ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    22.07.2011

    Punching above its weight, the respected Belgian design biennale Interieur, held in the small town of Kortrijk since 1968, has always thought big. What it lacks in scale, it makes up for in discernment and ambition. 'We saw how international and

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    Designer Portrait: Rich, Brilliant, Willing

    Susanne Fritz

    27.06.2011

    Rich Brilliant Willing – even if the name of the design studio run by Theo Richardson, Charles Brill and Alexander Williams has a slightly ironic touch, it is an accurate characterisation of the trio – they are rich in ideas, their designs are

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    The In-Betweener: matali crasset

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    24.06.2011

    She may elect to spell her name all lower case, but matali crasset's work is big on concept and ambition. Yet, the Paris-based designer, who's collaborated with the likes of Established & Sons and Pallucco, insists she's not that interested in

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    Designer Portrait: Studio IVANKA Concrete Works

    Susanne Fritz

    20.06.2011

    Concrete has in recent times become a highly popular material for product and furniture design. One of the founders of this trend is Studio IVANKA, which was established in Budapest by Katalin and Andras Ivanka in 2003.

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    The Milan Four: Alessandro Mendini

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    17.05.2011

    In the second of our series of four interviews with four leading design figures from this year's Milan Furniture Fair, Architonic meets Alessandro Mendini – designer, architect, writer, theorist and all-round provocateur. Mendini, who turns 80 this

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    Quiet Musings: Michael Govan

    David Sokol

    12.05.2011

    A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums might no longer be in the business of pageantry. In this third, and final, part of a series examining the notion of the post-spectacle museum, Architonic meets Michael

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    Designer Portrait: RENDS Design by Masanao Furukawa

    Susanne Fritz

    03.05.2011

    Following his training at the DOMUS Academy in Italy and at Central St Martins College of Art & Design in the UK, Masanao Furukawa returned to Tokyo and set up RENDS Design Studio.At this year's Salone Satellite, RENDS presented for the second

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    Designer Portrait: Miljana Nikolic, Dimitrios Stamatakis and ...

    Susanne Fritz

    01.05.2011

    Miljana Nikolic and Dimitrios Stamatakis are two of the 14 winners of the 'Young Balkan Designers' competition initiated by the Mikser organisation who exhibited their work under the same name at Salone Satellite 2011.

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    The Milan Four: Jean Nouvel

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    19.04.2011

    In the first of four interviews from the 2011 Milan Salone Internazionale del Mobile with four very different figures from the creative world – an internationally celebrated architect, a grand master of Italian design, a strongly concept-led

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    Switched On: Benjamin Hubert

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    07.04.2011

    'Awards come and go,' says Benjamin Hubert. 'They're not a mark of good design, that's for sure.' You'd be forgiven for thinking that there's more than a touch of false modesty or disingenuity at work here, given the celebratory press coverage the

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    Yorgo Lykouria: Industrial Poet

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    01.04.2011

    It's somewhat fitting, given the almost lyric quality of his name, that Canadian-born designer Yorgo Lykouria should be interested in reintroducing the poetic into everyday life. His latest product for premium bathroom brand Alape is a wash basin

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    The Bearable Lightness of Being: Architonic meets Tokujin ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    25.01.2011

    'Maybe I don't like objects.' It's not every day you hear such a statement from a designer, particularly one as celebrated as Tokujin Yoshioka, who was recognised as A&W Designer of the Year 2011 during this year's imm cologne, But, then again,

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    Robin Day: 1915–2010

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    21.12.2010

    Robin Day, one of Britain's greatest designers, whose illustrious career spanned seven decades, dies at the age of 95

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    Who? Me?: the multiple identities of Jephson Robb

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    15.12.2010

    His very first furniture design – for established American brand Bernhardt Design – is an exercise in form follows comfort. Once you're sitting on Jephson Robb's new 'Amri' chair, it's seriously hard to get up again. This invitation to stay put

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    Man of the Cloth: Cristian Zuzunaga talks textile and more

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    25.11.2010

    In the (unfortunate) hierarchy of design disciplines – just ask any architect and they'll confirm this – textile design has traditionally occupied a less-than-superior position. Spanish-born Londoner Cristian Zuzunaga has been troubling the

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    A Life More Ordinary: Architonic meets Jasper Morrison

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    11.11.2010

    Respected British designer Jasper Morrison has learnt many things in the course of his career. For example, how to design products that create 'atmosphere', as he describes it, yet have longevity, and how to ignore the marketing machine that would

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    'Life is important. Design is not important': ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    09.11.2010

    Alain Berteau is often told by journalists that he is representative of Belgian design. He's not so sure. Architonic caught up with architect-designer Berteau at the Interieur 2010 design biennale to discuss his latest work, the trouble with defining

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    'There shouldn't be one rule about how to make ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    03.11.2010

    He's big in Belgium. And increasingly elsewhere, thanks to him being named Designer of the Year by prestigious design biennale Interieur 2010. Bram Boo's furniture designs delight and challenge in equal measure with their chaotic, often ironic,

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    Détente Cordiale: when Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance met ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    09.10.2010

    Already a contemporary classic, French designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance's 'Corvo' chair for US manufacturer Bernhardt Design is certainly no flash-in-the-pan object to be consumed briefly and then forgotten. Highly considered in terms of its design

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    When in London...: In conversation with Giulio Cappellini

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    05.10.2010

    This year's London Design Festival, now in its eighth year, was not only bigger than ever, it was also more international in complexion, with a significant number of non-British brands exhibiting in their permanent showrooms, in pop-up spaces and at

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    "...with the level of quality our grandparents ...

    Nora Schmidt

    06.05.2010

    "Cecilie is just like her furniture," a friend of mine who works as a designer told me when I mentioned I was going to be interviewing the Copenhagen-based designer Cecilie Manz. And, indeed, Manz exudes a calmness and composure much like her

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    "Passion is the most important thing"

    Line Numme

    08.04.2010

    Jörg Boner gibt viel Preis über seine Produkte – er haucht ihnen Leben ein. So beleuchtet er im Gespräch gerne den Werdegang eines Produktes, seine Hochs und Tiefs sowie seinen Neuanfang. Die Parallelen zu ihm als Person lassen sich wie von

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    "It's all about the performance"

    Nora Schmidt

    23.09.2009

    As with many other architects the design is being strongly influenced. You literally speak of architects' design.

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    Pedestal Placement: Design PR

    David Sokol

    18.09.2009

    This column features public-relations agents who work with the design industries

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    "We prefer it the other way round!"

    NoéMie Schwaller

    17.09.2009

    Fabrice Aeberhard and Christian Kaegi are two young industrial designers who have incorporated Swiss values in their work, producing design which is solid, unadorned and attractive.

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    "Reduction is the key word"

    Nora Schmidt

    28.08.2009

    Meanwhile osko+deichman have impressed a number of prestigious manufacturers with their reduced and minimalist designs. We met them at their studio in Berlin.

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    "You will remember the experience"

    NoéMie Schwaller

    12.08.2009

    Last Monday, 3 August 2009, Charles Gwathmey, the American architect and co-founder of Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects (1969), died at the age of 71.

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    Bildflächen werden zu Räumen

    Susanne Junker

    08.07.2009

    Die Malerin Gisela Krohn lebt und arbeitet in Berlin-Kreuzberg - doch die Bilder ihrer neuesten Werkgruppe zeigen keine städtischen Szenerien, sondern Bäume, Bäume und nochmals Bäume.

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    Garth Roberts: On His Own Terms

    David Sokol

    09.06.2009

    Garth Roberts runs his product design studio, garth, from Milan, Berlin, and (sometimes) New York

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    "Design as a second life"

    NoéMie Schwaller

    24.05.2009

    With his playful design Alain Gilles creates entire worlds which are conspicuous for their colour. As the product of a conscious exploration of the possible multiple personalities of an individual object, Gilles has now created a piece of furniture

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    "Designers become unlimited"

    Nora Schmidt

    18.03.2009

    The Danes Poul Christiansen and Boris Berlin have been working together as Komplot Design for more than twenty years now. With their many and varied designs, which are characterised by cutting-edge and in many cases experimental production processes,

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    Blow up sheet metal

    Nora Schmidt

    15.12.2008

    An interview with Oskar Zieta, architect at the CAAD-professorship at ETH Zurich

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    "I have created a sculpture"

    Nora Schmidt

    03.12.2008

    Jørn Utzon, one of the greatest architects of the past century, died last Saturday, 29.11.2008.

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    Understanding Architects´ criteria

    Nora Schmidt

    04.11.2008

    Until the end of last year Marc Krusin had spent ten years as head of the design department at Lissoni Associati. Now he concentrates on the work in his own studio.

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    "Anything but nostalgic"

    Nora Schmidt

    08.09.2008

    An interview with Marianne Panton and Rina Troxler, Verner Pantons longtime assistant

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    "The style has always been the problem"

    Nora Schmidt

    28.07.2008

    An interview with the Italian architect and designer Michele De Lucchi

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    Success by design

    Line Numme

    28.07.2008

    'HansandFranz' is a name which couldn't be more German (apart from the 'and' instead of 'und'), and perhaps it's an omen of the fact that they would head in the direction of America – known of course as the land of unlimited possibilities.

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    Investigating the nature of things

    Caspar Schärer

    08.07.2008

    On the death of Hannes Wettstein (1958-2008) by Caspar Schärer

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    Almost 'No Design'

    Nora Schmidt

    25.06.2008

    The Belgian designer Xavier Lust has won international recognition with his ingeniously crafted designs. Since achieving his big breakthrough with 'le banc' ten years ago he has produced designs for well-known manufacturers such as MDF Italia,

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    Master of Transparency

    Architonic

    31.03.2008

    Besides its great architectural projects, the Ateliers Jean Nouvel created various furniture designs for several renowned international manufacturers.

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    More Colour!

    Nora Schmidt

    20.02.2008

    A few kilometres to the north of Swedens capital Stockholm, in a picturesque house which lies on the former hunting grounds of the kings of Sweden.

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    Architecture in small scale

    Nora Schmidt

    25.01.2008

    A few furniture parts, half done prototypes in the middle of the room – the studio of designer Eric Degenhardt seems like a well sorted working space.

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    The logical thought to create useful things

    Nora Schmidt

    05.01.2008

    For more than ten years the very successful design studio of Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd has been located in one of Shoreditch's typical small alleys.

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    Nosigner

    Nora Schmidt

    03.01.2008

    The 26-year old, who does not wish to reveal his real name, presented his poetic furniture and object designs at 100%Design under his 'Nosigner' label.

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