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Beauflor: flooring finesse with the personal touch

Brand story

Emma Moore

20.05.2022

Belgian vinyl-flooring brand Beauflor offers a broad range of designs for numerous contract spaces, as well as supporting clients in the creation of truly bespoke solutions.

The Röthlisberger collection: between craftsmanship and ...

Brand story

Tanja Pabelick

20.05.2022

Röthlisberger, originally founded as a joinery shop specialising in the production of designer furniture, launched its own brand almost fifty years ago, with a collection that manages the skilful balancing act between serial production and

Getting closer with more open space: Tearoom & Co by ...

Brand story

Architonic

19.05.2022

Serving hospitality and waiting spaces with comfort and support, MENU's Tearoom and Co Chair collections give users two more reasons not to leave…

'All a kitchen really needs is a big table and an ...

Katharina Schwarze

19.05.2022

Lea Korzeczek and Matthias Hiller of Studio Oink talk about why our kitchens have so many appliances, but so little food.

Three fairs weave into one: Techtextil, Texprocess and ...

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

19.05.2022

Technologically advanced textiles play a hugely significant role in contemporary design and architecture, as demonstrated by the three international trade fairs - Techtextil, Texprocess and the Summer Edition of Heimtextil…

'The kitchen is no longer an individual ...

James Wormald

18.05.2022

Cristina Acha Odriozola of Acha Zaballa Arquitectos discusses contemporary social kitchen spaces: ‘That model of the service area is obsolete.’ Hear what else she has to say…

Seven types of drinks cabinet for hosting big nights in

James Wormald

18.05.2022

From stretching summer evenings on a terrace to pre-dinner appetisers and post-dinner relaxation in the lounge, home bars simplify hosting duties and bring crafted collections closer to hand.

Redefining Fixtures with Geesa

Brand story

Emma Moore

18.05.2022

With trimmed down, modular and customisable new bathroom fixture collections, Geesa has secured a position at the top of the colourfully-tiled contemporary bathroom agenda.

New new work: What will the future of our working world look ...

möbelschweiz

17.05.2022

Now that the home office has very much established itself, the return to the traditional office will not be an transition to make for everyone. Where is the journey headed? Is the office of the future a hybrid one and what role should furniture play

'The future of the kitchen is a home without a ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

17.05.2022

Cristiano Pigazzini and Daniel Heckscher of Note Design Studio converse on future kitchen requirements: 'It is cheaper to get food than to prepare food.' Watch the video to hear more…

Creating an oasis of wellbeing with Flou

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

17.05.2022

Italian furniture maker Flou has been dedicated to a core philosophy of comfort since its inception in 1978. Here, a picturesque country residence showcases the brand's latest designs in situ.

Back to the future with The 50's storage system from ...

Brand story

Nick Compton

17.05.2022

Italian kitchen brand Cesar and design studio Garcia Cumini drew inspiration from the past in the creation of The 50's – a functionally versatile and forward-looking shelving solution.

'We try to avoid social status in all our ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

16.05.2022

Dries Otten discusses keeping things simple in kitchen design: 'I always try to bring it down to the basic question, what do we really need?' Watch the video to hear what else he has to say…

Milan Design Week: DAAily fair and city guides available now

James Wormald

16.05.2022

Take our hand, as Designboom, Architonic and ArchDaily guide you through both the fair and the city before and during Milan Design Week. Find out where to find the best products, people and parties.

Staying on top of the curve with MDF by Unilin

Brand story

Emma Moore

16.05.2022

With improvements to endurance, resistance and design adaptability, the latest medium density fireboards, once only a budget-friendly option, are giving natural materials a run for their money.

Back to black: dark kitchens that help outline open ...

James Wormald

16.05.2022

The architects of these four projects used monochrome colour and material palettes to clearly define kitchen spaces in open-plan layouts. Here’s how.

'Design was crucial to our storytelling': how a ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

16.05.2022

The design process revealed! Find out how a local architect and a creative hotelier, together with bathroom-fittings experts HEWI, fashioned a destination that's a shining example of how it's done.

Dinner with a show: six theatrical restaurant projects

James Wormald

11.05.2022

Quality food and service are now commonplace in the hospitality sector. For more engaging out-of-house mealtime experiences, these eateries bring a little extra entertainment to the menu.

NOA's ultra-modern vision of outdoor living

Brand story

Sisse Bro

11.05.2022

At a prime location in the middle of Belgium, an original concept has taken form, as NOA Outdoor Living invites professionals to experience outdoor design in an entirely different way.

Redefining bathroom planning with smart technology by ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

10.05.2022

In our increasingly user-centric society, it's necessary for brands to deliver solutions that streamline project workflows. German bathroom expert Villeroy & Boch has done just that with its suite of digital tools.

The Eames Lounge Chair: how a design classic was made

James Wormald

09.05.2022

A blend of traditional lounge club style with contemporary materials and innovative manufacturing made the Eames Lounge Chair a timeless classic.

TON 822 Chair: an icon for the 21st century

Brand story

Emma Moore

06.05.2022

If it ain't broke, change it. Claesson Koivisto Rune reimagines TON's classic 811 chair for the 21st century. The TON 822 chair proves things really can get better with age.

Social revolution is on the MENU

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

05.05.2022

As product design that tracks the movements of changing social space landscapes, MENU's multi-use Tearoom and Co Chair collection serve up shared interactions and flexible functionality for multiple users.

BoConcept: Miami vibes and Scandinavian sensibilities at ...

Brand story

Sisse Bro

04.05.2022

Looking to bring some Scandinavian style to a multi-million-dollar residential project in Miami, the developer turned to iconic Danish brand BoConcept to provide the hygge.

Letting it all hang out: textiles in wellness spaces

Katharina Schwarze

04.05.2022

The thoughtful application of textiles allows interior designers to create relaxed, haptically pleasant atmospheres, and are thus often the go-to material when it comes to wellness and healthcare projects.

ISE 2022 launches inspiring creative programme

ISE

03.05.2022

The new home of ISE in Barcelona will provide the canvas for a world-class range of keynotes, projection mapping, and immersive installations harnessing the power of AV technology to create memorable experiences.

Craftwand: working towards a more circular office

Brand story

Peter Smisek

03.05.2022

Craftwand's sustainable, modular system allows office planners to create and recreate versatile working spaces that bring benefits to users as well as to the environment.

Bring kitchens to life with open storage products

James Wormald

02.05.2022

Making contemporary appliances, cookware, tableware and artisanal ingredients more visible and accessible, open kitchen storage puts an end to the kitchen design cover-up.

Shifting industry: moving towards full-service partners

Frankly Amsterdam

29.04.2022

As interior businesses become more selective in partnerships, this Dutch brand is providing the solution.

Editor’s Letter – April 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.04.2022

The limits of the architect, the limits of furniture, and unlimited fun at our DAAily bar in Milan.

'The best products use two materials, maximum': ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

28.04.2022

Monica Armani discusses the materiality of outdoor furniture: 'There are many secrets that everyone working in the outdoor market knows.' Watch the video to learn more…

Four elements for all needs by cbdesign

Brand story

Architonic

28.04.2022

Using just four elements, cushions, tables, bases and backs, cbdesign's uncomplicated Casual Modular collection lets users make creative compositions to suit their own needs. Inside and out.

Lincrusta: a sense of history

Brand story

Emma Moore

28.04.2022

Iconic British brand Lincrusta's embossed wall and surface coverings lend a luxurious feel to interiors as well as boasting substantial credentials when it comes to sustainability.

Feeling good: Lincrusta has customisation covered

Brand story

Emma Moore

28.04.2022

Texturally rich and customisable wallcoverings such as Tropical Leaf and Palm from UK brand Lincrusta anticipate post-pandemic trends for tactility and personalisation.

Lincrusta: more than a wall covering

Brand story

Emma Moore

28.04.2022

Lincrusta's surface-covering products extend beyond those for walls, allowing interior designers to add flashes of pattern and texture to ceilings and other surfaces, too.

'You shouldn't socially engineer outdoor space too ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.04.2022

Christina Seilern of Studio Seilern Architects discusses giving outdoor public spaces multiple characters: 'People will use it the way they want to.' Watch the video to learn more…

Five ways to customise surfaces with single-colour tiling

James Wormald

27.04.2022

Single colour tiles might look simple on the surface, but with a little creative thinking, the full range of possibilities starts to emerge. Here are five original ways to apply them.

Tala: turning a light-bulb moment into a lighting revolution

Brand story

Emma Moore

27.04.2022

Climate-conscious British lighting brand Tala is on a mission to harness the potential of LED technology as not only a source of light, but a key tool in creating zero-carbon interiors.

'Outdoor furniture is now made like cars': Patrick ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

26.04.2022

Patrick Jouin of Patrick Jouin iD introduces the hardwearing comfort of new outdoor materials: 'We have fabric that can resist the sun and the rain, that is so sensual.' Watch the video to learn more…

Sustainability is front and centre at Heinze

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

26.04.2022

Discover some of the measures that Heinze is taking within its own company (infra)structure to combat the negative effects of climate change on our shared environment.

Setting a new course for construction at the climate ...

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

26.04.2022

With the launch of its own festival dedicated to the issue of climate change in Düsseldorf, Germany, Heinze paves the way for much needed discussion and fruitful exchange that promises a greener future for the construction industry as a whole.

Heinze gets involved at digitalBAU in Cologne

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

26.04.2022

Visit the trade show to discover what the service provider for the construction industry has to offer through various analogue and multimedia channels. Number one priority for Heinze moving forward: sustainability.

Echoing the Bauhaus spirit: the D2 shelving system by DIEZ ...

Brand story

Architonic

26.04.2022

In a new exhibition of Bauhaus designer Erich Dieckmann’s timeless pieces, the D2 shelving system by DIEZ OFFICE for Wagner Living shows off its versatile aesthetics and ease of use. Watch the video to learn more…

Furns: designing for nature and nurture in urban spaces

Brand story

Emma Moore

26.04.2022

Dutch urban-furniture specialist Furns' modular and sustainable outdoor products help architects and planners to create public spaces that not only benefit local communities but the environment, too.

'There are almost no borders anymore in terms of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

25.04.2022

Luca Nichetto of Nichetto Studio discusses designing for outdoor as if it were indoor: 'You can take a sofa that is designed for outdoor and put it in your living room.' Watch the video to learn more…

Making a splash: waterside properties with their own pool

James Wormald

25.04.2022

These waterside vacation properties bring the tranquillity of their natural surroundings right up to the back doorstep, for a relaxing, outdoor atmosphere that can be enjoyed from the comfort of home.

Cutting through the noise with sound solutions by Impact ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

22.04.2022

Swiss sound-management experts Impact Acoustic are getting heard when it comes to architecturally integrated acoustic solutions. Watch the video to learn more…

Building blocks for the office future

Brand story

Nick Compton

21.04.2022

De Vorm designs like the LJ and Hale series of PET Felt stacking chairs or Big Modular Table System combine flexibility with ease of use for a fully functional, future-focused workspace.

An urgent interrogation of working practices

Brand story

Nick Compton

21.04.2022

A post-pandemic hybrid work culture not only means shifting office hours, but also calls for a radical rethinking of the physical space that employees use to perform. De Vorm has some ideas.

How De Vorm paved the way – with PET Felt

Brand story

Nick Compton

21.04.2022

The Dutch manufacturer has been committed to sustainability in design since day one – and paved the way for innovation in the field with a surprisingly soft material.

Nine projects with sunken living zones

James Wormald

21.04.2022

By surrounding users with the comforting permanence of the ground, these six projects from across the world create intimate sunken living spaces that hold us in a supportive embrace.

Room to dine under the stars with Fast

Brand story

Emma Moore

21.04.2022

Outdoor dining is the pandemic legacy we are all embracing, and Italian furniture manufacturer Fast has been quick to respond.

Looking forward to ISE 2022

ISE

20.04.2022

It’s not long until ISE 2022 opens its doors for the first time in Barcelona, and with seven conferences, around 800 exhibitors across six Technology Zones and a host of lounges, experiences and showfloor features, it’s shaping up to be an

Hypnotising glass light constellations from BOMMA

Brand story

Bomma

20.04.2022

Specialist lighting brand BOMMA can trust in centuries of Czech glassblowing tradition in the creation of its daring, otherworldly, handcrafted designs.

Five reasons the modern office pod works for you

James Wormald

19.04.2022

A productive hybrid work model fuses together the sanctuary of home work with traditional office collaboration. These five key advantages make the customisable office pod work.

ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan 2022: Building a better ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

19.04.2022

All eyes will be on New York from 15 to 17 May as ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan return, this year with a focus on new design approaches, sustainability and the next generation of talent.

Seven projects that use 3D visualisation to give the full ...

James Wormald

14.04.2022

With natural lighting, surfaces and adaptable physics, 3D visualisation uses realism, real-time rendering and VR technology to help clients see plans for real in a virtual world.

Lobby lounges according to Minotti

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

12.04.2022

Combining flexibility with the comfort and style of home, Minotti’s collections are designed for rest, work or all the above, in the contemporary versatile lobby lounge.

How to design your own poolside paradise

James Wormald

12.04.2022

Private pools provide both tranquillity and excitement, literally just outside your back door. But a relaxing pool is useless without the surrounding area to enjoy it.

New build is old news: Franklin Azzi on the architecture of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

11.04.2022

Maison&Objet 2022 Designer of the Year Franklin Azzi on architectural surgery, the current state of French design and why new build could soon be a thing of the past.

Bringing the great outdoors inside with cero by Solarlux

Brand story

Barbara Jahn-Rösel

11.04.2022

Bringing the surrounding lake landscape into the interior of a private villa near Potsdam – project architect Bianca Klinger achieved this by making Solarlux's large cero sliding windows an integral part of the building's elaborate glass facade.

Win-win situation: Joulia's energy-saving shower system

Brand story

Markus Hieke

11.04.2022

Joulia's shower channels enable the heat from warm outflowing water to be recovered and recycled, thus offering a shower solution that's not only comfortable, but sustainable, too.

Green Furniture Concept: We are the environment we inhabit

Brand story

Emma Moore

08.04.2022

Sweden's Green Furniture Concept creates furniture inspired by nature – reflected not only in its biophilic designs but in the company's sustainable manufacturing practices, too.

Arper's environmental ethos and outdoor seating

Brand story

Architonic

07.04.2022

Italian brand Arper's inviting outdoor furniture collections not only encourage us to spend more time out in the open, its commitment to sustainability also helps to create a better outdoors for us all. Watch the video to find out more…

'A render of space without furniture is cold and ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.04.2022

MAKE's Katy Ghahremani discusses selecting furniture early in the design process: 'It's important to show clients the materiality of spaces in the context of the FF&E.' Watch the video to learn more…

Five projects that top it all off with unique ceiling ...

James Wormald

07.04.2022

These five projects encourage visitors to keep looking up. Using different materials and techniques, they turn the mundanity of flat, boring ceilings into special, individual surfaces to gaze up at.

'Furniture is the first prosthesis that we have': ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

06.04.2022

Alfredo Häberli of Alfredo Häberli Design Development discusses furniture that touches the soul: 'You can ask, is this piece of furniture design talking to me or not?' Watch the video to learn more…

Elegance is in the details with Occhio's new phantom ...

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

06.04.2022

Product surfaces are often not given the credit they deserve. With phantom and black phantom, the lighting specialists at Occhio have now added two novelties to their repertoire that stand out from the crowd.

Embracing the darkness with Karcher Design's Black ...

Brand story

Mareile Morawietz

06.04.2022

With its Cosmos Black and Titan Grey collections, German specialist in door and window handles Karcher Design offers specifiers a universe of options in the creation of striking architectural accents.

'The roof or the ceiling is also a piece of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

05.04.2022

Benedetta Tagliabue of EMBT discusses an architect's desire to design all parts of a project, including the furniture: 'Everything goes together and everything is a whole.' Watch the video to learn more…

Nine designer radiator typologies that turn up the heat

James Wormald

05.04.2022

Warming up chilly interiors with a blend of science and artistry, these nine types of contemporary radiator bring creativity in from the cold.

'We need to learn again about the slowness of ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

04.04.2022

Sebastian Herkner discusses respecting well-designed products: 'It's important to cherish a product, to keep it as an investment.' Watch the video to learn more…

Lofty ambitions: converted loft spaces

Alun Lennon

04.04.2022

Regenerative architectural projects that transform formerly derelict spaces into living ones bring with them not only environmental benefits, they also help breathe new life and energy into local communities.

mudra: Brunner meets Diez office

Brand story

Julia Hauch

04.04.2022

After three years of development, Brunner and Diez Office present mudra, a universal chair that brings the formal and ecological possibilities of moulded wood technology into the present.

Sustainability in the UK: residential projects

Peter Smisek

04.04.2022

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

Un grand geste, jusque dans les moindres détails

Dataflex

04.04.2022

La gestion des câbles est souvent un élément négligé mais essentiel dans l'aménagement des bureaux. Peu importe la beauté du mobilier, des tissus et des détails, une fois que les gens commencent à travailler dans l'environnement du bureau et

HD Expo + Conference: not just business as usual

Brand story

Nick Compton

01.04.2022

As the hospitality sector begins to reemerge after the global pandemic, fresh thinking, new strategies and innovation will be key – and all on show at HD Expo + Conference in Las Vegas, 26 to 28 April.

An all-round approach to interior design: Bonaldo

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

01.04.2022

With their concept of B/Style, Italian furniture specialists Bonaldo apply the idea of a harmonious gesamtkunstwerk to interior design – and their new catalogues.

Going underground: ten subterranean building projects

James Wormald

31.03.2022

As space becomes more precious above land, it's a natural response to retreat below. Underground construction opens up new worlds, whether to protect us from the elements or to protect the elements from us.

Unilin: a contemporary brand story

Brand story

Emma Moore

31.03.2022

With a long history of environmentally conscious design, Unilin Panels’ wood-based panel solutions are naturally suited to modern architecture and interior design markets.

Great materials for big ideas – made by Unilin

Brand story

Emma Moore

31.03.2022

New Unilin Panels designs include the colour-stable and textured matt Master Oak finish – a decorative option the brand says is better than the real thing.

Case Study: home comforts with Unilin at TrueLime HQ

Brand story

Emma Moore

31.03.2022

At these offices in Breda in The Netherlands, Unilin Panels helped create a relaxing, minimalist environment with high-performance but natural-looking materials to meet a contemporary brief.

Virtual winner's podium – the ICONIC AWARDS 2022: ...

Brand story

Markus Hieke

30.03.2022

Last but not least: in the final instalment of our nine-part series, we present the things that have won prizes at the ICONIC AWARDS 2022: Innovative Interior for merging the practical with the aesthetic in the design of consumer goods.

Around the world with Pedrali's premium outdoor designs

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.03.2022

Even as global pandemic restrictions ease, wellbeing continues to take centre stage in the design of shared public spaces. Italian manufacturer Pedrali shows how with their premium outdoor range.

11 tips to design form-fitting walk-in wardrobes

James Wormald

29.03.2022

They’re often considered to be only for the rich and famous, but walk-in wardrobes don’t actually need that much extra space. Here’s how to create one with the perfect fit.

Straight out of Sweden: new Skargaarden outdoor-designs for ...

Brand story

Alyn Griffiths

29.03.2022

Fourteen years after its inception, Swedish brand Skargaarden has firmly established its premium outdoor furniture. Their new pieces for 2022 are further proof that local design and a loving attention to detail are recipes for success.

Petite Friture: bringing panache to patios

Brand story

Emma Moore

28.03.2022

French furniture and home accessories brand Petite Friture is now moving some of its joyful, positive collections outdoors, as it adapts a selection of favourite designs for an exterior context.

Creating studio conditions for hybrid work with ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

25.03.2022

Hybrid work becoming a permanent part of our future is a welcome prospect for most. What still causes nervous anticipation is making sure the image quality stays consistent in different video call environments. Steelcase's new Eclipse Light can help.

The new M collection by Modelec

Brand story

Sisse Bro

25.03.2022

M stands for Modelec, materials, and Made in France: French high-end switch manufacturer Modelec celebrates the essential and the sensory with its new M collection.

Design thinking strategies that help you find elegant ...

Katharina Schwarze

24.03.2022

Architects and designers possess problem-solving skills that also make them extremely valuable to companies outside of the A&D sector. The key term here is design thinking…

Virtual winner's podium – the ICONIC AWARDS 2022: ...

Brand story

Markus Hieke

24.03.2022

The ICONIC AWARDS 2022: Innovative Interiors show that the office still remains the heart of a company, even if digital structures are increasingly facilitating mobile work. In the penultimate feature of our nine-part series, we turn our attention to

Ayuppie offers architects a game-changing light-planning ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

23.03.2022

‘Lighting is very complex,’ says 26-year-old Italian entrepreneur Piera Poser, which is why she and her team have developed a groundbreaking new AI-driven platform that helps professionals create optimal lighting designs while also connecting

Speaking to nature: VOLA

Brand story

Nick Compton

23.03.2022

For a residential project in Iceland with nature, materials and sustainability at its core, architect Palmar Kristmundsson found a kindred spirit in iconic Danish brand VOLA.

Water in public-space architecture

Peter Smisek

23.03.2022

Water, whether river, lake or pool, not only adds playful potential to public-space architecture, it also offers numerous other aesthetic, practical and environmental benefits.

Square deal: new public space design

Alun Lennon

23.03.2022

Public squares remain a symbol of our human need to communally congregate but have also evolved into multifunctional hubs that are more than just places for people to gather.

Nine types of functional desktop architecture

James Wormald

22.03.2022

Desktop accessories strike a balance between clutter and function. But with stationery gone, this weird and wonderful world goes far further than a company-issue pen-pot and two-tiered filing tray.

Case study: WOLF's luxury cases for watches and ...

Brand story

Emma Moore

22.03.2022

With a history that dates all the way back to 1834, manufacturer of luxury cases and safes WOLF knows all about the importance of protecting not only treasured possessions, but legacy, too.

Virtual winners' podium – the ICONIC AWARDS 2022: ...

Brand story

Markus Hieke

21.03.2022

A diversity of innovative materials, contemporary colour spectrums and new manufacturing methods: Part seven of our nine-part series celebrates the winners of the ICONIC AWARDS 2022: Innovative Interior in the field of furniture.

Virtual winner's podium – the ICONIC AWARDS 2022: ...

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

18.03.2022

The kitchen is the beating heart of most homes. Not just a place to eat, but to socialise and celebrate. In part six of our nine-part series, we are also celebrating the kitchen, and more specifically, the winners in the kitchen category of this

Build a career with DAAily jobs

James Wormald

17.03.2022

As part of the world’s biggest online network for creatives, DAAily jobs helps talented professionals find their dream job, and world-famous firms find fresh minds.

Approaching personal hygiene the holistic way: GROHE Sensia ...

Brand story

Julia Hauch

17.03.2022

Shower toilets are fast becoming the new standard when it comes to personal hygiene. GROHE Sensia Arena showcases the benefits of this all-encompassing approach with award-winning design, innovative technology and an undeniable feel-good factor.

Focus Open 2022 presented by the Design Center ...

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

17.03.2022

Last year, the International Design Award Baden-Württemberg celebrated its 30th anniversary. For this year's prize, designers and brands are still invited to apply until March 18 with designs that are either ready for production or have been on the

Virtual winners' podium – the ICONIC AWARDS 2022: ...

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

16.03.2022

Glimpses of light: In the fifth part of our nine-part series celebrating the winners of this year's ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Interior, everything revolves around the topic of luminaires – and the diverse possibilities offered by different lighting

Sygnard's Art Deco update for the 21st century

Brand story

Emma Moore

15.03.2022

The Swiss furniture brand Sygnard combines old design with new technology – and makes the eclectic Art Deco style of the early 20th century fit for today. With furniture that brings opulence and precision into perfect balance.

Bath with a view: eight uncommon places to put the tub

James Wormald

15.03.2022

With plumbing, privacy and functional considerations, bathroom layouts can be hard to plan. A more relaxing soak space remains a possibility, however, with careful bath positioning.

A night in prison with HANSA faucets

HANSA Armaturen

15.03.2022

How a wide variety of HANSA faucet solutions helped preserve the cultural heritage of the famous Kakola area throughout the project’s construction phase.

Active support for a moving workplace from Actiforce

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

14.03.2022

By combining engineering, technology and design with up-to-date workplace research, Actiforce provides customisable and flexible supporting products for the moveable modern workplace.

Virtual winners' podium – the ICONIC AWARDS 2022: ...

Brand story

Markus Hieke

11.03.2022

Everything flows. In part four of our nine-part series celebrating the winners of this year's ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Interior, we look at the bathroom and its transformation into a holistic place for individual well-being.

A brushless, water-efficient future for hotel bathrooms with ...

Brand story

Harriet Thorpe

11.03.2022

The German manufacturer has been at the forefront of sleek, innovative ceramic design for over 250 years. Their latest feat: a toilet flushing technology that rewrites the standards for bathroom hygiene and sustainability.

Editor’s Letter – March 2022

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.03.2022

Solidarity with Ukraine and its architectural scene, switching on our Global Design Agenda’s Lighting Design Week and filming a transformative workplace in Germany.

‘Darkness and light complete and nourish each other’: ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.03.2022

Bernhard Dessecker discusses improving the quality of light, not the quantity: ‘Light is precious and is only needed when you want it. Otherwise, it’s pollution.’ Watch the video to learn more…

How to rezone the open plan

James Wormald

10.03.2022

Pushing the family together has revealed the functional inadequacies of the open plan. How do we give everyone their own space, without putting up walls?

‘Daylight is directly linked to the quality of the ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

09.03.2022

Daniel Monheim of Christ & Gantenbein discusses using daylight as an architectural tool: ‘Daylight defines if a ground-floor workspace is usable or not.’ Watch the video to learn more…

Fixing the gender imbalance of design

James Wormald

08.03.2022

Design can improve quality of life for all. But when those with the biggest pencils are men, the needs of female users are often ignored. More independent female designers can rebalance the scales.

‘For me, technology is always dictated by a conceptual ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

08.03.2022

Carmelo Zappulla discusses the role of technology in designing with artificial light: ‘Technology is part of my research to find a solution to conceptual problems.’ Watch the video to learn more…

A new health feature for Artemide’s classic work light

Brand story

Markus Hieke

08.03.2022

Who says classics can't reinvent themselves? Italian manufacturer Artemide has released the popular Tolomeo desk lamp in an INTEGRALIS® version, which effectively combats pathogens.

Showcasing Ukrainian architects and designers

James Wormald

07.03.2022

With the world turning its gaze towards the unfolding events in Ukraine, we take – in a gesture of solidarity – the opportunity to foreground once more some of the country’s talented architects and designers.

​​‘Everybody has a right to see the stars’: Daan ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.03.2022

Daan Roosegaarde of Studio Roosegaarde discusses connecting with our environment by removing design: ‘I realised we have this amazing light performance in the sky – the stars – but we don’t see them anymore.’ Watch the video to learn

Lighting up cultural venues

Peter Smisek

07.03.2022

Wherever it is applied, thoughtfully implemented lighting design holds the power to dramatically enhance our experience of architectural spaces – not least in our selection of recent cultural venue projects.

Let's go outside with LEYASOL!

FREIFRAU MANUFAKTUR

04.03.2022

Leyasol gets you outdoors for moments of relaxation. Based on the style of the Leya model family, Leyasol is designed for outdoors – and for indoors.

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