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Bd: a mere two letters. We are well aware of their enigmatic nature, their cryptic meaning for many. However, we are honoured and proud to note that, today, they are associated, albeit with that lingering uncertainty, with one of the very best design philosophies. What, in 1972 was an expression of almost insolent rebellion by a group of young, unsatisfied architects soon became a productive philosophy with a mission to break moulds, even

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Material Tendencies: Konstantin Grcic

Anita Hackethal

17.09.2016

Konstantin Grcic is renowned for the precision, care, and formal rigour he brings to the design process. His work expresses, above all, simplicity and functionality.

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Material Tendencies: Jaime Hayon

Anita Hackethal

25.07.2016

Jaime Hayon likes to tell stories. Decorative and playful, but in a subtle way, his work reflects his curiosity and joy, informed by an approach that might be described as somewhat naive.

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Material Tendencies: Doshi Levien

Anita Hackethal

22.03.2016

The work of London-based design practice Doshi Levien celebrate a hybrid of different worlds, bringing together cultural diversity and showing the interplay between industrial design and traditional craftsmanship.

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Material Tendencies: Ross Lovegrove

Anita Hackethal

26.05.2015

The design works of Ross Lovegrove maintain a trinity between technology, materials science and intelligent organic forms and structures that nature has evolved. Lovegrove likes to push the boundaries of rapidly developing technologies and enjoys the

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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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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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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. Using a number of plastic chairs as

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