ARCHIPRODUCTS | NEWS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN News architecture and design on Archiproducts, the most powerful search engine for architecture and design products en ARCHIPRODUCTS | NEWS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN Why Should Cabinets Just Be a Traditional Square Box? Store Your Most Treasured Items in the Treasures Cabinet by UMAGE<br /><br />06/03/2020 -?UMAGE introduces a new customisable cabinet: Treasures?. Treasures is made from veneered oak wood and the curved sides of the cabinet have a customisable covering that gives it a soft tactile touch. ? The customisable sides of the cabinet open as wings, that elegantly stores your fine liqueur or books. The storage compartments in the centre of the cabinet, each has one shelf, making it the perfect storage solution for your ceramics and porcelain. “Why should cabinets just be a traditional square box? Treasures ? challenges the traditions by adding an unconventional element to the design, softening the design by adding customisable wings made from either venetian cane, fabric $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 06 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT A River Storage of the 1800s Becomes an Industrial-Chic Hotel K-array signs audio solution at Warehouse Hotel in Singapore<br /><br />06/03/2020 - K-array signs audio solution at Warehouse Hotel in Singapore. The building’s owners wanted to create an interior for the project that recognizes the hotel’s origins as a river warehouse and storage during the the height of spice trade in the late 1800s. ? The designers produced a stylish and industrial-chic design with a signature triple-pitched roof, original masonry walls and high ceilings in the lobby bar and reception focal points of the hotel. ? To create the perfect ambiance for these areas, the boutique hotel was in need of an audio solution that provided high-quality sound but would not disturb the eclectic aesthetics. The high ceilings and the reflective glass $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 06 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Living Divani in a Limited Edition by Lissoni Armchairs, chaise longues and tables from dreamlike worlds and futurist scenarios<br /><br />05/03/2020 - 'The Uncollected Collection' a limited edition to celebrate a double anniversary: Living Divani's 50th anniversary and Pier Lissoni's 30 years as Art Director. ? The collection consists of two contrasting product families. The atmosphere ranges from the dream-like imagination to a technological futurist world. An ostensible dichotomy reflects a single idea: the brand's tailoring and its ability to translate the complexity of design into contemporary and apparently simple shapes. ? With an armchair, a chaise longue and a coffee table, the first product family features impressive pieces of furniture, made of die-cast aluminum and in compelling colors. ? As Lissoni says: $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 05 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Herman Miller & Logitech G. The Game is About to Change Technological research and ergonomics for a new gaming chair<br /><br />05/03/2020 -?The Game is About to Change:?in the spring of 2020?Logitech G?and Herman Miller?collaborate to create a new collection of gaming chair. The new partnership has been announced in recent days and?will address the needs of esports athletes, gamers and streamers. ? Like traditional sports, esports athletes and professional streamers need the right gear to perform at their best for long periods of time. In addition to long-term health concerns, esports athletes may also experience a loss of focus and a decline in overall performance due to discomfort. The solutions on the market today are not addressing these concerns – in fact, many of the products on the market today focus primarily $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 05 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Panis. Colors, Shapes, Smells, Flavors Amura authentic inspiration starts from the senses<br /><br />05/03/2020 - Heritage is a concept that, in Altamura, is closely identified with the warm fragrance of a large loaf of bread, inviting to conviviality. And it’s to this very millennia-old tradition and to its land of origin that Amura wants to pay homage with its new PANIS Collection. ? The iconic image of the large loafs, a veritable local cult, becomes thus the inspiration for a line of upholstery with generous, soft shapes that can be declined in all possible configurations. To tell more immediately the essence of the project are the cuts, which geometricize the enveloping shapes of the collection, to remember precisely the cuts made on the dough of the bread of Altamura and that, with leavening, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 05 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Aston Martin at Salone del Mobile 2020 Bright shades blend with natural materials for the new home collection <br /><br />05/03/2020 - Formitalia previews at the Salone del Mobile 2020 the new collection of furniture resulting from the collaboration with the luxury car brand Aston Martin. This year, the latest items focus on colour: details with bright shades blend with woods, metals and natural stones with magnificent elegance thus creating exclusive items which, at the same time, are perfectly harmonized. The full collection was impeccably hand made in Italy with luxury materials. Each item, offered in a wide range of colours, can involve and go along with all the senses. ? SOFA V215 Elegantly asymmetrical, the new sofa V215 by Aston Martin attracts not only for the elegance of its design, but also for $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 05 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Brilliance of Metal Meets the Purity of Flumood antoniolupi presents the new finishes for Albume and Plissè washbasins<br /><br />04/03/2020 - The warmth and brillance of bronze and brass interact with Flumood colored or white. antoniolupi presents new metallic finishes for Albume and Plissè washbasins. ? Elegant, contemporary and vibrant with reflections. Able to enhance simple and linear or complex shapes as well as smooth or articulated surfaces, enveloping them and enhancing their three-dimensional shape. ? The new finish developed by antoniolupi for Flumood gives substance to the volumes giving them a feeling of precious solidity. The objects change their appearance because some details become highlighted, acquiring a new identity thanks to the alternation of colors which embellish their iconic image with $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 04 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Fiora Experience. Bathroom is Custom Solid surface, natural stones, polyurethane and personalised colours <br /><br />04/03/2020 -?Fiora Experience is the concept that the brand of the same name presented in these days in KBB (Birmingham). Besides polyurethane, the brand unveiled its solid surface and natural stone for countertops and washbasins. Another new development was the ability to customise the size of the units, as well as to customise the polyurethane designs with any of the colours from the RAL card. ? Personalised colours with the RAL card With the message Don’t be afraid of colour, Fiora presented new designs with personalised colour arrangements. All its designs in polyurethane - shower trays, units, washbasins, radiators and panels - can be customised with any of the 200 colours of the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 04 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Antrax IT Presents the New Catalog From the timeless Tubone, to the iconographic Oreste & Emma, to the most recent products<br /><br />04/03/2020 - Almost twenty years of designer radiators are collected and narrated in a single framework: from the timeless Tubone, to the iconographic Oreste & Emma, to the most recent innovations. In the new Antrax IT catalog are displayed all the products that have made the company an international reference point in the sector of the radiators for architecture. ? The volume, result of a long collaboration between the company, the stylist Cristina Romanello and the photographers of Studio Emozione, is a compendium of the achievements from 2005 until today, presented in a completely new vibe. The collections designed by Matteo Thun & Antonio Rodriguez, Daniel Libeskind, Victor Vasilev $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 04 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Harmonious and Gritty Mood for the Living Area The new proposals by Tonino Lamborghini Casa<br /><br />04/03/2020 - Clean lines and dynamic forms for the new living by Tonino Lamborghini Casa, produced and distributed by Formitalia Luxury Group with worldwide exclusive rights. Pieces of furniture skilfully matched for a harmonious effect which emphasises a contemporary and gritty mood. Very valuable hides, sought-after materials and a master craftmanship strictly made in Italy characterise the new pieces of furniture by Tonino Lamborghini. ? TL-2390 SOFA It is a three-seat sofa characterised by an important line, with solid dimensions and, at the same time, lean and light to the eye thanks to its unusual shape which emphasises a clean design. It is fully covered with a buckskin and is $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 04 Mar 2020 04:00:00 GMT Between Architectural Vision and Craftsmanship Salvatori and ANARCHITECT for a Dubai Hills Villa<br /><br />03/03/2020 - The Salvatori stone came to inform the villa designed by ANARCHITECT in Dubai Hills, a new exclusive neighbourhood in the largest city of the UAE. Completely reconfiguring the interior of an existing developer shell, the firm realigned the house around modern family life, notably dividing the oversized central courtyard into a gallery entrance, a more intimate open-air space planted with olive trees, and a private terrace. ? It was an approach, as the firm states, that was “emotional and tangible”, bringing together the preexisting ‘Modern Andalusian’ vernacular of the exterior with a contemporary European design. Given the family were relocating from Europe, it was “a statement $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 03 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Design Furniture Made from Naturally Aged Wood weld & co introduces the 'Reclaimed Wood' collection, made in Germany<br /><br />03/03/2020 - The Reclaimed Wood?collection by German manufacturer weld & co combines upcycling and sophisticated design. The idea was born when designer Manuel Welsky discovered wood planks which should be used as firewood: he saw in them a great aesthetic potential. The resulting furniture series includes a key holder, picture ledges, wall shelves, a bench, clothes racks and coat racks. ? Reclaimed wood: A material with character ? The weld & co 'Reclaimed Wood' collection aims to preserve old materials by using them to make something new. Therefore weld & co uses only naturally aged wood planks which were originally used as spacers in the wood drying process for their sustainable $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 03 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Nuura to Spread Light and Joy Through Timeless Design Miira collection now in Brass colour and in new two individual pendants<br /><br />03/03/2020 - Light is essential to our well-being, and so Nuura?would now like to spread a little light and joy through timeless design. The new launches from Nuura make it possible for you to bask in cosy light and enjoy a beautiful design in a golden colour. ? The award-winning Miira collection, which is designed by Sofie Refer, is expanded with a new colour, Brass. The addition comprises two individual pendants, Miira 1 and Miira 1 Large, as well as the popular Miira 4 chandelier. ? The new, beautiful Brass colour interplays beautifully with the graceful design of the Miira collection. The colour reflects the light softly and makes the delicate design curves stand out clear and clean. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 03 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT Poetic Passion Behind Kasthall’s Poetry Rug Maja Johansson Starander to design intricate color shifts and elegant flows<br /><br />02/03/2020 - Kasthall?launched?its new collection Colors In Between. The collection is inspired by colors and materials found in the nooks and crannies of the factory. Poetry is one of the rugs in the collection, and just like the name of the collection, a lot of Poetry’s allure lies in the transitions of the colors, where the yarn is woven together, tone by tone. ? Poetry is designed by Maja Johansson Starander at the Kasthall Design Studio. Based on an arcade pattern, the rug has intricate color shifts and elegant flows, baring testimony to Kasthall’s passion for the art and history of weaving. The pattern can be likened to a repetition of building blocks bearing stories and knowledge $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 02 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT 20 Iconic Interiors at the Vitra Design Museum A Voyage into Iconic Private Spaces of leading Artists, Architects, and Designers<br /><br />02/03/2020 - Homes are the expression of the way we live, they shape our everyday routines and fundamentally affect our well-being. ? With the exhibition Home Stories: 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors (on display from 08/02 to 23/08/2020) the Vitra Design Museum aims to reopen the conversation about the contemporary private interior and its evolution looking back at 20 Iconic interiors. ? Homes are the expression of the way we live, they shape our everyday routines and fundamentally affect our well-being. With the exhibition?Home Stories:?100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors?(on display from 08/02 to 23/08/2020) the?Vitra Design Museum?aims to reopen the conversation about the contemporary $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 02 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT Tradition with a contemporary twist Ego by Abimis in the heart of Dublin<br /><br />02/03/2020 - A typical Irish house situated just outside the historic city centre, included within a terraced structure that develops vertically across several floors. A charming piece of architecture, with stones and exposed bricks, which reveals a surprising interior, where timeless objects and furnishings suggest atmospheres marked by retro inspiration. The kitchen, which is fitted with a ‘bright’ Ego in mirror finish that is completed with upper wall units and Abimis tall storage units, opens out onto a stylish winter garden, comprising large glazed surfaces to benefit from all the natural light and the domestic comfort afforded by the same. ? This characteristic ‘open air’ living room $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 02 Mar 2020 06:00:00 GMT Intarsio: Between Originality and Symmetry The project conceived and designed by Garcia Cumini for Cesar<br /><br />28/02/2020 - Originality, clean lines, customisation, and dialogue are the concepts that define the Intarsio system, the project conceived and designed by Garcia Cumini for Cesar. ? The concept of Intarsio was inspired by the deconstruction of the two-dimensional surface of a door, aiming to dismantle and modify the final aesthetic result, both in the geometry and in the grain of the wood. The double decomposition highlights the harmonic and skilfully polished effect that Cesar is capable of creating in its treatment of wood, a traditional material that is already esteemed in and of itself, and which is further ennobled in order to lend the Intarsio system its exclusive and distinctive $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT Asteria? Collection Is Growing UMAGE launches Asteria floor? lamp<br /><br />28/02/2020 - The popular Asteria? collection from UMAGE is growing bigger and they are now ready to launch Asteria floor?, with the same sleek appearance as the existing Asteria? designs, you already know and love. ? The Asteria floor? is born at the crossroads of design, technology and craftsmanship. It incorporates a built-in LED technology with a shape so minimal that it will never go out of style. ? “The new Asteria floor? lamp is the perfect addition to your living room or dining room but will also stand out as a chic design piece in a restaurant or office space.” – S?ren Ravn Christensen, Chief Creative Developer at UMAGE. ? The LED panel is dimmable and has a white diffuser $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Serene, Timeless and Universal Forms The new Pergola collection by Gandiablasco<br /><br />28/02/2020 - In its apparent simplicity, beauty and functionality, the PERGOLA collection of the GANDIABLASCO series of OUTDOOR SPACES concentrates the essence of the firm. Behind its serene, timeless and universal forms it can be guess the inspiration in the basic geometry and the nakedness of the Ibizan vernacular architecture, as well as the roots in the Mediterranean lifestyle and its irrevocable desire to enjoy outdoor time during all year round. ? José A. Gandía-Blasco Canales, the collection’s author and a passionate about outdoor life, defines them as a contemporary review of traditional wooden porch and pergola and highlights their versatility and transformative power. The wide $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT The new Matteo Thun spotlight inspired by the attitude of the robin Robin, the new indoor light system by iGuzzini<br /><br />28/02/2020 -?iGuzzini presents Robin, the new spotlight designed by Architect Matteo Thun. The spotlight 'Robin' borrows the aesthetic appearance and posture of the robin, a small, colorful animal with a lively character and a melodious song. ? Robins, sitting on the wires of light invite us to look up at the sky while they scrutinise our world from above. Similarly, the small yet powerful Robin spotlights, from the top of a truly slim track, provide downwards light by rotating the optical compartment by up to 160°, as well as rotating 360° on the horizontal plane. ? The appeal and uniqueness of this spotlight is further enhanced by a final customisable accessory. Designed to accompany $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Luceplan Wins the Design Plus Powered by Light + Building Two Best of awards: the Illan suspension lamp and Trypta acoustic system<br /><br />28/02/2020 -?Luceplan has been assigned two “Best of” awards in the Design Plus: in the decorative lighting category with the Illan suspension lamp by Zsuzsanna Horvath, and in the acoustic solutions section – where Luceplan has been a pioneer since 2010, offering a unique range of products – with Trypta by Stephen Burks. ? An important honor that reflects the technological know-how and constant drive towards innovation in cutting-edge lighting solutions of the Luceplan brand, as well as its refined research on form and design culture in general. ? The Design Plus Powered by Light + Building 2020 is presented by Messe Frankfurt and organized by the German Design Council. The competition $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Architectural & Design Awards “Bringing light to life” 2020 Velux reveals the winners of the 6th edition of the prize<br /><br />28/02/2020 - Architectural & Design awards “Bringing light to life”?is an annual VELUX competition for architects and designers from CEE region, who treat the daylight in the architecture as one of the most important components for developing healthy buildings and environment. The daylight coming from the roof brings to every building the key factors for well - being?- light, ventilation, fresh air and space. In this 6th edition of the Architectural & Design awards “Bringing light to life”?Seven countries from CEE region participated with projects in 3 categories – Family houses, Public and residential buildings and Renovations with more than 130 projects. The winners were announced on $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT MULTIFORME? for a Luxury Villa in London <br /><br />28/02/2020 -?This classic style villa on the hills near London is well inserted in the lush green that surrounds it and is the result of a recent renovation. In exposed stone and arranged on two floors, it is characterized by large windows on the ground floor which allow natural light to spread in all the rooms of the living area and give a pleasant sense of continuity between the external environment and the interior enjoying a wide 360° outside panorama. On the ground floor the villa has several rooms, very well kept and in a classic and? contemporary style. To furnish these spaces, the choice fell on several modern and classic design chandeliers from the MULTIFORME? collections. The $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Planium: Step by Step, Unique Surfaces <br /><br />28/02/2020 - The triangle?is one of the essential geometric shapes, both for its non-deformable nature and for its tripartite character. This shape is combined with metal?because of a winning combination that characterizes Interior Design, in a contrast among colors... As on a stage in the limelight, so step by step, tile after tile, through a thousand finishes, Planium?wants to follow its gestures... with a dance step. Installation after installation, the elegance?and speed?of the execution will coincide as in that of the dance, in a game of metaphors, mirrors, stages... laying is like dancing! Just dive, looking at the floor, in an artistic dimension that also includes the aesthetic $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Waiting for Fuorisalone 2020 What will become of the events and installations that enliven Milan during the Salone del Mobile?<br /><br />27/02/2020 -?Milan, Monday – February 25, 2020, 8:35 pm – Salone del Mobile's CDA announced its decision to postpone the 59th edition of the world's most important design exhibition, in order to minimize risks related to the global Coronavirus health emergency. Many are inquiring about the fate of the Fuorisalone 2020: how to manage and reorganize the numerous events and installations that enliven the streets of the City of Milan during the Salone del Mobile? A complex question, as the makers of explain: “Fuorisalone works along many different lines, not least logistically. A two-month shift is quite a challenging endeavor, as it affects multiple arrangement between exhibitors $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 27 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT 'Gae Aulenti: A Creative Universe' The exhibition at Vitra Design Museum that explores Aulenti multifaceted body of work<br /><br />27/02/2020 - The Vitra Design Museum presents ?Gae Aulenti: A Creative Universe?, an exhibition that explores Aulenti’s multifaceted body of work, one that encompasses not only architectural projects and design objects, but also interiors, set and costume design, as well as exhibitions. ? Gae Aulenti is one of the most influential architects and designers of the post-war period. As early as the 1960s, her iconic creations – such as her ?Locus Solus? series (1964), the ?Pipistrello? (1965) and ?King Sun? (1967) lamps – played a vital role in Italy’s global dominance within the field of product design. The Italian designer gained international renown for her transformation of a Parisian train $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 27 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Rediscover + Recycle. A Collection by Belén Moneo Storage units and bookends in a limited edition: BD Barcelona’s REmix collection<br /><br />27/02/2020 - Rediscover, recycle, re-utilize: warehouse leftovers and unused materials become the REmix collection, a limited edition of furniture by BD Barcelona. This year the brand extends its collection adding new storage units and bookends designed by Belén Moneo, founder of Moneo Brock. Company warehouses in the design sector also accumulate leftovers. Generally, these are loose pieces or components of furniture parts that have been forgotten about and put in a drawer, because there was once an excess in fabrication, or have been discontinued. It’s a considerable amount of stock that has no way out and that grows with time until it becomes a problem. It loses all its value but continues $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 27 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Oluce celebrates Vico Magistretti Sonora, Atollo and Pascal lamps at the travelling exhibition dedicated to the iconic designer<br /><br />27/02/2020 -?Oluce, established in 1945, is the longest-standing Italian design company still operating in the lighting sector and its history is intertwined with that of Vico Magistretti, one of the most popular Italian designers worldwide. The designer, who guided Oluce as its art director for many years, created some of the company’s most iconic products, leaving his unmistakable mark on the company and a heritage of products destined to become household names all over the world. ? Oluce is therefore a key protagonist of the celebratory events organised for the one hundredth anniversary of Vico Magistretti’s birth and dedicated to the designer by the Fondazione studio museo Vico Magistretti, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 27 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Mareta Armchair: Unconventional Relax Diabla presents the new collection designed by Héctor Serrano<br /><br />27/02/2020 - Diabla presents?Mareta by Héctor Serrano Design. The collection is not just any outdoor armchair. It invites you to relax unconventionally. How? In a simple and natural way, it allows you fall into its soft ergonomic structure that instantly engulfs you. The best thing about it? It is a treat that you can share with whoever you want. ? Inspired by geometrics, the Mareta armchair is designed to adjust to the body in relaxation through a unconventional combination of curved and straight lines that make up the entire piece. In fact, this creative, minimalist-looking furniture has no armrests, allowing endless relaxing positions without hindrance. ? The Mareta armchair is soft $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 27 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Salone del Mobile Postponed to June Due to Coronavirus The statement of mayor Giuseppe Sala: 'Milan won't stand still'<br /><br />Decision confirmed. This year's edition of the Salone del Mobile has been postponed and will be held June 16 - 21, 2020. To announce this important news, an official press release issued at 8:40 yesterday evening: ? The Board of Directors of Federlegno Arredo Eventi assembled today in an extraordinary meeting and, given the ongoing health emergency, decided to postpone this year's edition of the Salone del Mobile. New date: June 16 – 21, 2020. ? Given the current health emergency and safety measures taken after cases had been reported in the Milan area, many wondered whether the Salone would take place or not? Last night's decision: this year's edition is postponed to June. ? News arrived $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Charpai Daybed by Hanne Willmann Sch?nbuch presents a new collection inspired by the traditional Indian charpoy<br /><br />26/02/2020 - Sch?nbuch presents the CHARPAI?daybed?by Hanne Willmann. The collection is a minimalist, multi-functional interior highlight with a clear, contemporary feel. It is inspired by the traditional Indian charpoy, used for sitting or reclining. CHARPAI is made of solid oak and nished with natural oil or open-pore lacquer. With a range of colours to choose from and three at cushions to arrange as required, it is easy to make CHARPAI your own. ? The cushions can be covered in a choice of hard-wearing, high-quality fabrics and leathers. With various colours to choose from, they can also be used to set an accent in the room. ? A special coating on the underside of the fabric $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Moka: an Icon of the 30s that is Renewed The new outdoor version of the historic Flexform chair<br /><br />26/02/2020 - Designed in 1939 by Mario Asnago and Claudio Vender, the Moka chair has been part of the Flexform collection since 1985, and now comes back in a totally relevant outdoor version. ? From project of 1939 to its re-edition in an outdoor version in 2019, tMoka has sailed through 8 decades with its inimitable charm intact. ? Nowadays, there’s a lot of buzz about retail design, a branch of interior design focused on retail spaces. Mario Asnago and Claudio Vender can rightfully be considered the forerunners of this concept, thanks to their renovation of the Società Lombarda Moka Efti bar, which opened in Milan’s via Tommaso Grossi in November 1939, “to resounding public acclaim $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Casalgrande Padana at the ONU Offices in Geneva The large-size porcelain stoneware tiles for the restyling of the Room XIX<br /><br />26/02/2020 - A generous donation from Qatar allowed for a thorough renewal of Room XIX of the United Nations in Geneva. Measuring 4000 square metres, and with a capacity of 800 and 320 desks for the delegates of the nations, it is the largest hall used for plenary assemblies. It was designed by the PEIA studio, whose close collaboration and research conducted with Casalgrande Padana over the years has offered the possibility to experiment, create and innovate, using porcelain stoneware tiles to come up with new patterns, visual effects and cutting and laying solutions with explicit, consistent references to the main elements of the hall and the UN building, helping to bring a unique style to $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT A Light and Versatile Chair for Living and Contract Areas The Eclipse chair by Diemmebi is now dressed in new finishes<br /><br />26/02/2020 - The Eclipse chair is now dressed in finishes from the luxury and office-community world and fully joins home design. Eclipse is the first monocoque by Diemmebi, conceived as a true family of products with a ‘universal’ body, adaptable to any type of frame and with a screwless interlocking fixing system. ? Designed by architect Angelo Pinaffo, fascinated by the modernist spirit of the 60s and by the impact that the moon landing had on the design world. A continuous, enveloping chair with organic lines that develops seamlessly and in perfect balance between full and empty spaces. A fluid and light profile that challenges the force of gravity and looks toward infinity. ? Eclipse $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Lafayette lamp by RADAR at MDW 2020 The Italian-French brand will present to the public the new lamp designed by Bastien Taillard<br /><br />26/02/2020 - First unveiled during the last edition of Maison&Objet in Paris, the new Lafayette lamp by RADAR will be the great protagonist during Milan Design Week. On the occasion of the Fuorisalone, the Italian-French brand RADAR will present to the public the new Lafayette lamp, designed by Bastien Taillard. ? Available in two versions, wall-mounted and suspended, Lafayette is a tribute to the France of the Sun King and to 19th century Paris, but it is also a refined reference to the recent renovation of the facade of the Louis Vuitton store in Place Vend?me designed by archistar Peter Marino. The new lamp also constitutes a technical challenge for RADAR, which - alongside its refined $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT New Dates for Light + Building In Frankfurt am Main from 27 September to 2 October 2020<br /><br />25/02/2020 - In view of the increasing spread of the coronavirus in Europe and after intensive consultations, Messe Frankfurt has decided to postpone Light + Building. The world’s leading trade fair for lighting and building-services technology will now be held in Frankfurt am Main from 27?September to 2?October 2020.?The cooperation partners of the international trade fair, ZVEI and ZVEH, support this decision. ? The unexpected appearance of Covid-19 in Italy since last weekend demanded a new analysis of the situation in close cooperation with the public-health authorities of the City of Frankfurt. A multi-stage health check on guests from China has been called for, the implementation $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 25 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT Linear steel with industrial character The 'long-lasting' collection of the young design label MAZANLI<br /><br />25/02/2020 - Minimalist design and puristic style: Guided by this idea, Süleyman Mazanli founded in 2016 his own design label?called MAZANLI. ? Süleyman had searched in vain for a metal bed that matched his taste. His search remained unsuccessful and so he decided to weld his dream bed together by himself. ION - 'The Wanderer' was born.? ? The metal bed ION?is a product of passion for the simplicity of things. Its timeless design is particularly impressive due to the reduced use of the material. Clear and symmetrical lines, right angles and the absence of unnecessary components give the impression of weightlessness. ? The filigree overall look and the light construction of the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 25 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT OLEV: Smart Lighting that Generates Well-Being Lighting designed to make you experience maximum visual and acoustic comfort<br /><br />24/02/2020 -?OLEV?or?intelligent LED light. Imagine waking up in the morning with a light that increases its intensity slowly to avoid bothering your eyes. Then you go to work, and the light in the office makes you feel energetic and vital. In the evening, when you come back home, a warm light welcomes you. It’s the perfect setting to enjoy dinner with your family. And if you prefer going to the restaurant for a romantic date, the light at the table creates an intimate atmosphere. These are only some of the wonderful uses of LED lighting. “We tailor lighting to your spaces’ needs, to create emotions and well-being.” OLEV presents the innovative solutions developed thanks to in-depth research $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 25 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Myplace. 'Live Your Home with a Passion' The new sectional sofa designed by Emanuela Garbin for Flou<br /><br />25/02/2020 - Flou presents Myplace, the new sectional sofa designed by Emanuela Garbin. Myplace is the perfect reflection of the designer’s thoughts: “live your home with a passion”. At the same time, it satisfies the highest expectations in terms of quality, relaxation and comfort. ? 'When I imagined Myplace, I wanted to give shape to a thought: and the thought was to find in your space – in how you live your space – a place where you could stay and that it could be ‘your place’, somewhere comfortable, cosy, informal', says Emanuela Garbin. 'It’s a place where you can find shelter after a heavy day, where you can laugh when watching a film, where you can relax and read a book, explore a $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 25 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Sculptural and Sparkling Shapes Play with Light The latest Terzani collections <br /><br />25/02/2020 - Sculptures of light whose illumination transforms spaces through dynamic lighting and shadow effects. The latest lighting collections by Terzani?-?Abacus, Argent, Atlantis, Mizu, Moirè, Oscar, Pug - play with the materiality of opal glass, with the reflections of metal and crystal. ? Abacus | Multiplying luminescence | Design by Draw Used for centuries as the tool to both teach and communicate mathematics, the abacus was found in one form or another across the ancient world. At Terzani, we saw the beauty in the abacus’ mathematical purity and clean, functional design. In the hands of Terzani’s craftsmen, we’ve turned this inspiration into a new collection of modular pendant $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 25 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Ceramiche Piemme for the InterContinental Hotel Project The Purestone collection is used for bathrooms and guest bedrooms<br /><br />25/02/2020 - Passengers landing at Minneapolis-St. Paul international airport can virtually step onto Italian soil, thanks to Ceramiche Piemme and the InterContinental Hotel project. In the case of the InterContinental Hotel, the Purestone collection is used for the flooring and some of the wall coverings of almost 300 bathrooms and guest bedrooms. ? “Stone and granite create a material link with the essence of Minneapolis' explains Scott Steinkamp, Senior Project Design Architect of RSP Architects. “Practical, high-quality wall coverings create a natural effect that is melded with the engineering-inspired aesthetic of the airport”. ? The 12-storey hotel has 291 guest rooms, including $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 25 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Effe by Effegibi: a New Chapter The brand in Cologne with custom made collections and a new image<br /><br />25/02/2020 - effe by effegibi has partecipating in IMM Cologne for the first time under its new name, officially opening a new chapter in its story in Germany. The contemporary, sophisticated and minimal exhibition space showcases three custom-made versions of the YOKU 80 sauna, alongside a Turkish bath with the TOUCH&STEAM steam generator and a TUTTOVETRO INSIDE door. ? YOKU is a modular sauna designed by Marco Williams Fagioli (Zup design). The name YOKU comes from a branch of Japanese natural medicine based on the beneficial effects of contact with plants and the forest atmosphere. The outstanding feature of YOKU is its natural and organic aesthetic. In order not to detract from the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 25 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Rhino, Pure and Minimal Aesthetics Arkoslight @ Light + Building 2020 <br /><br />25/02/2020 - Arkoslight will present Rhino, the new LED wall-mounted spotlight, at the upcoming Light + Building 2020. ? Rhino, designed by Ruben Salda?a, is a floor wash light that stands out slightly from the wall, cleanly and directly projecting the light obliquely. By doing so, it breaks away from the two design dogmas of this type of luminaire: it relinquishes absolute recessed installation and avoids directing the beam to the exterior, availing itself of rebound surfaces. With this, it has the advantage of being a luminaire with outstanding light efficiency –among its alternatives – defining it from the aesthetic viewpoint. ? Formally, Rhino is the result of a natural transition $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT The 2020 Collection by B&B Italia Outdoor Citterio, Fukasawa and Starck recounts three new outdoor stories<br /><br />24/02/2020 - For 2020, B&B Italia presents three new outdoor collections designed by Antonio Citterio, Naoto Fukasawa and Philippe Starck, three masters of international design, who embody three unique approaches to product design. ? The typically Italian touch of Antonio Citterio gives shape to Hybrid, a seating system that masterfully combines design rigor and comfort in a project that puts textile at the center. With the Ayana seats and tables, Naoto Fukasawa blends Far East and Northern Europe, thanks to a unique combination of essential shapes and natural wood, made possible by ingenious technical solutions that are as complex as they are invisible. The genius and the ironic twist of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 24 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT The Stealth. Lightness and Abstraction Molteni&C|Dada furnishes a new family residence on the Lugano Lake<br /><br />24/02/2020 - An elegant and generous family residence dressed in Molteni&C|Dada: the Stealth is located in peaceful Morcote, nearby Lugano, facing south from its privileged position featuring a breathtaking view of the Lugano Lake. ? The villa, designed by ZMB Architettura, occupies 1850 square meters plot of land and spans over three levels and 1000 square meters in a no invasive way: the crucial point of all spaces is the mountainous landscape, where The Stealth merges invisibly through its matt black surfaces. Open and unconventional, the house spreads across 3 levels and 2 wings never revealing its full dimension. The Project evolved during designing process with numerous details that $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 24 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT A Sofa to Be Moved, Flipped, Added, Repaired or Removed Voxel, the new couch by Bjarke Ingels Group for Common Seating<br /><br />24/02/2020 - BIG has made a modular sofa system for Common Seating – to be moved, flipped, added, repaired or removed. A sofa meant to adapt (to people as their life changes). The biggest impact on our environment is human consumption - and industries driving that need. On Voxel users are able to exchange everything: armrests, backrests, seats and legs. That also means it can be assembled in countless ways from 4 parts. Every part are interchangeable, so if damage occurs on a single spot on e.g. the armrest/backrest, you can just exchange, flip it, repair or just live without it. ? Voxel is made on demand and shipped directly from the workshop - this is the only way we ensure nothing $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 24 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Krill: Spotlight on the Value of Showcasing Fixtures The new versatile projectors by L&L Luce&Light <br /><br />24/02/2020 -?L&L Luce&Light?presents?Krill, a series of compact indoor projectors with a pared-down design. ? Krill joins the group of fixtures developed to light the inside of shop windows, niches and display cabinets, including the most recent products to be launched on the market, Ciak and Cameo. They are all at home in both retail and museum settings, satisfying even the most demanding creative requirements. ? Krill’s versatility of installation means its light can easily reach important details, thanks to the wide range of accessories provided. These include a fixing spring and base, a ceiling rose, a magnetic plate and a pole in different lengths. The pole has a double joint, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 24 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Modern: Geometry and Movement Porro containers and tops seen through five different solutions<br /><br />21/02/2020 - Modern by Porro is inspired by a pure geometric form: the square. And by a simple idea: its movement in space. A module that repeats itself, developing objects that differ in materials, colours and functional destinations. Objects that differ - containers, tops - but have harmonic proportions and formal coherence. In this way an open, articulated and flexible program is born. It is devised for designing spaces through clear, elegant signs, defined by the rigor of the lines, by the fine finishes, and by design quality. This system provides maximum freedom for creating the ideal combination of elements. A presence that knows how to adapt to all rooms. ? A Modern floor-to-ceiling $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Sat, 22 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT ?H?stens in Seven New Colors All enjoyable to sleep and waking up in<br /><br />21/02/2020 - Satin Pure Collection by H?stens is revealed in seven new colors: Avocado Green, Black, Blue Vintage, Charleston Pink, Parisian Orange, Shady Blue and Soft Nougat. The new additions bring the Satin Pure collection’s total up to 16 stunning shades of bedding all of which are as enjoyable to sleep in as waking up in. ? Satin Pure was first introduced to the H?stens collection in 2011 and is part of the company’s premium range. The new colours are created by colour and trend expert Cay Bond who drew on inspiration from the Bloomsbury Group’s summer house in 1920’s Charleston. ? Charleston Pink is an old-fashioned pink colour that complements the other pink hues in the Satin $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Vistosi Takes Part in Light+Building 2020 On show iconic collections, novelties and the new catalogue<br /><br />21/02/2020 - Vistosi will be the protagonist on the stage of Light+Building 2020.?The project was entrusted to the Architects Pio and Tito Toso, who studied a new concept that will contain iconic collections, several novelties presented at Euroluce and much more.?Almost 200 square meters to be discovered, which were designed to be an emotional experience that immerses the visitor in a fluid and flexible space, where attention is focused on the values of the Vistosi brand: the fascination of the material, craftsmanship and technology. ? Inside wireframe structures, reminiscent of bookshelves in a domestic environment, the products are displayed in a clean and essential way, as if they were $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Fold: Small Spaces, Maximum Functionality The new bathroom system designed by Emo Design for Scarabeo Ceramiche<br /><br />21/02/2020 - The idea behind creation of the FOLD system, designed by Emo Design for Scarabeo Ceramiche, is to complete the range of mini washbasins with a smart system that is easy to install in small bathrooms, such as those in which the Cube, Soft and Hung small washbasins of Scarabeo are positioned. ? Although it has been designed for compact bathrooms, FOLD is extremely functional. Each of the metal sheets folded into different shapes can contain or support everything you need for everyday body care. Visual simplicity and easy application are guaranteed by an easy wall attachment system in concealed points. ? FOLD is therefore a flexible system proposed by Scarabeo in various applications, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Biophilic Design Is Part of Extremis Nature "As humans, we always seek a connection with nature"<br /><br />21/02/2020 - "As humans, we always seek a connection with nature and other organisms." This connection, is part of the Extremis DNA, and runs through all of their designs. Biophilic design reintroduces nature into man-made environments, to benefit those who dwell inside. It emerged in 1984, pioneered by Edward O. Wilson, an American biologist, naturalist, and writer. "We love the sound of a stream, because it tells us that we have access to fresh water and therefore have a good survival chance." Architects and interior designers, have used Extremis tools for togetherness in biophilic spaces, to great effect. Sticks and Virus are good examples of how we apply this new way of thinking to $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Matter and Color, Man and Nature New Society Limonta textile collection explores the concept of Relations<br /><br />20/02/2020 - Society Limonta’s new SS 2020 collection fully explores the cornerstone concept of relations, intended as the relationships between materials and colours, between humans and nature. The very word Relations embodies the combining of matter and ideas, bringing different elements together to create new textile interpretations. ? Relations arise from the combination of two fine linen threads of different colour woven together, entwining seemingly different fibres in a perfect mixture of design and colour. ? The collection’s bold colours have been inspired by nature and embody the heart of Spring and Summer. The first tone is Citrus, a bright green reminiscent of witnessing $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Sketchbook, Free-Hand Thoughts From the paper to the walls: the new collection by Inkiostro Bianco<br /><br />20/02/2020 - What is an illustration? It is not a simple drawing, it is a story that demands being told. Sketchbook is the new collection presented by Inkiostro Bianco starts from the concept of illustration and develops it thanks to the cooperation with designers in and outside the Company. ? Each designer has interpreted the theme according to her/his background, intuition and aesthetic taste. The sketchbook is the place where memories, thoughts, impressions, drawings and temporary and meaningful notesexpress themselves and grow, finding their way and becoming living stories thanks to the hand of the artist. ? Marta and Anna from Nerodiseppia studio develop a sensorial path through the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Wall&decò: Eco-Sustainable Creativity CWC-ECO, the new recyclable wall coating<br /><br />20/02/2020 - The new wall coating??CWC-ECO by?Wall&decò was born from?the necessity to introduce solutions for interior design and construction that are effectively sustainable. CWC-ECO?consists of a non-woven fabric covered with cellulose fibre and polyester base. Wallpapers become part of a virtuous circle that does not stop after the installation: instead that is the start of a long life that follows each project up to the disposal phase. ? Made with an ecological production cycle, the new substrate is recyclable, totally PVC-free and phthalate-free, and is certified A+ according to the French label (following European norm ISO 16000) regarding VOC emissions, Indoor Air Comfort GOLD $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Diabla shows its news designs at Madrid Design Festival Six new pieces that are the perfect excuse to enjoy the exterior all year round<br /><br />20/02/2020 - Invite us to go outdoors whatever the time of the year, inspire our creativity and add style to any environment. DIABLA?has once again proposed to create versatile, cosy and fun products that break with conventions and express new lifestyles in the open sky. ? The most casual brand of Gandia Blasco Group presents during the Madrid Design Festival an annex to its catalog that includes new designs to be lived either if it’s cold or hot and that are fully adaptable to any environment. ? In the Gandia Blasco showroom in the capital, DIABLA has presented six refreshing proposals created by different designers for the firm: Trip, the chic version of the classic folding chair $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 20 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Eclectics and Glamour. Fabrics by Kelly Wearstler The Californian designer presents a new collection of fabrics for Lee Jofa <br /><br />19/02/2020 - “This collection crosses over many different genres, eras and mediums,” in this way Kelly Wearstler?tells about her new collection designed for Lee Jofa -?Kravet group, the US high end fabric brand with a rich heritage dating back to1823. ? Taking inspiration from vintage fashion, historical references, art and design, the new collection created by the esteemed interior designer Kelly Wearstler collect an assortment of prints, weaves, embroideries and wallcovering, an experimentation with scale and the evolution of color. ? With eight fabric designs and five wallcovering designs offered in an array of unique colorways, Kelly Wearstler V ushers her signature style towards $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT An Authentic Japanese Experience in the Heart of Milan Poliform Contract furnishes Iyo Aalto, the japanese restaurant designed by Maurizio Lai<br /><br />19/02/2020 -?In Milan, in the heart of Porta Nuova, Poliform furnishes Iyo Aalto, the only Japanese restaurant in Italy with a Michelin star. ? Designed by Maurizio Lai in the Porta Nuova district, a symbol of Milan's rebirth, IYO Aalto features the most authentic Japanese cuisine. All this through two distinct environments: the sushi counter, which for a few guests reproduces the magic and rigour of the edomae zushi model of Tokyo, and the gastronomic restaurant that blends the immense heritage of the traditions of the Rising Sun with contemporary knowledge and creative ambition. ? The contribution of Poliform Contract is evident right from the entrance, custom made with floating $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Evanescent Landscapes, Primitive Art and 70s’ Patterns Glamora presents the new wallpapers of the Collection X<br /><br />19/02/2020 - Glamora Collection X reinterprets nature, materiality, craftsmanship, with a new interpretative key and a clear preference for neutral shades.? Abstract graphics and? oversized figurative images,?evanescent landscapes and pattern from the 70s:?the proposals are 100% custom-made for sizes, graphic designs and colours. ? Primitive arts, architectural brutalism, Costantino Nivola’s Sand Casting technique, the sense of raw earth and plastic arts become the basis for developing subjects with a material touch. ? The world of wicker weaving and midollin chairs, an expression of craftsmanship that finds its peak in the 1970s, is reinterpreted in a contemporary way, mixing weaves $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Weaving Oxidized Metal A new creative collaboration: Paolo Lenti and De Castelli<br /><br />19/02/2020 - Paola Lenti’s fabrics meet shades and hues of De Castelli’s oxidized metal in an exchange that expands both brand’s background: on one side Paola Lenti’s research on textile structures and colors gains volume with the introduction of De Castelli’s metal works, adding a new chromatic range achieved exclusively through oxidation processes; on the other side De Castelli deepens its metal’s texture and surface character, transforming planar and static designs into three-dimensional and flexible “fabrics”, with chromatic effects defined by manual oxidation processes. ? This creative collaboration has yielded various experimental projects like the surfaces Nubila, Glow and Ramino, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Contrasting Materials, Retro Designs New Dimoremilano Progetto Tessuti textile collection <br /><br />19/02/2020 - Dimoremilano Progetto Tessuti textile collection widens the range of its offering, following the successful presentation at Milan Salone del Mobile in 2019. ? New combinations of colours and the use of contrasting materials characterize the yarns, and the result is visible within the embroideries and the finishing treatments, as well as in the different thicknesses of fabrics. Modern and vintage textiles blend with laminations on felt to achieve an outstanding brightness and a tactile refinement, finding the balance beyond the unexpected and confirming the style and the identity which are loyal to Dimoremilano collections. ? Jacquard and printed fabrics are empowered by a strong $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT BASE Milano at MDW 2020 The ex-Ansaldo lounge will be transformed into an off/lab: a space of physical and mental decompression<br /><br />19/02/2020 - The amount of content that we scroll through daily on our smartphones is equivalent to twice the height of the Statue of Liberty. This reflection on the overload of images and information that overwhelms us on a daily basis is at the heart of Design Week 2020 at BASE Milano, where the Fuorisalone public will be offered an unexpected experience: from 16 to 21 June, the ex-Ansaldo lounge will be transformed - from the big open space for socialising, studying, working and kicking back that we are used to - into an off/lab: a space of physical and mental decompression located at the heart of the Tortona district, offering visitors the chance to temporarily switch off from the chaos and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT In-es.artdesign @ Light + Building 2020 Latest updates on show in Frankfurt<br /><br />19/02/2020 - In-es.artdesign will be exhibiting in Light + Building 2020 its lighting collections,?including Battery, Out?and Be.pop, and a restyling of the bestselling Luna Liberty and Mezza Luna. ? Battery is a collection of battery-powered rechargeable lightings, including several original designs. Luna Take Away is a fun product featuring a steel carrying handle, available in different colors; the lamp may be carried around either indoors or outdoors and has different brightness settings. ? The cordless lighting range also includes T. moon, a miniature moon available in 14 cm, 18 cm or 25 cm and Luce liquida a bottle shaped lighting, available in six different colors. These table $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Crystal by Ariostea: a Playful Light The new covering collection reinterprets the fascinating mineral world<br /><br />19/02/2020 - Ariostea presents Crystal, a new collection, in the large Ultra size, which reinterprets the fascinating mineral world. Available in the soft shades of Dark, Grey and Sky, the texture of the Crystal line is characterised by the presence of crystallised areas and inclusions that add depth to the surface, bringing out the material's natural stratification. The large 300x150 cm size with a thickness of 6 mm blends in with delicate nuances that explore tones of grey and powder blue. Crystal is suitable for both residential and commercial spaces and is also widely used in the creation of architectural and design features, making spaces unique with the playful and sophisticated use $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Texture, Color and Scandinavian Aesthetic Astrid to brings the eyes to the world of textiles<br /><br />19/02/2020 -?Astrid brings texture and color to interior spaces of all kinds. They combine a Scandinavian design aesthetic with the highest quality European production to create textile collections that are both timeless and modern. Drawing inspiration from nature and cityscapes, from fashion to art to everyday life, Astrid brings their unique eye and experience to the world of textiles. ? On the occasion of Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020 Astrid developed three collections in recycled polyester and Trevira CS. They are made of GRS certified polyester (a global standard for recycled goods). Two sheers Harrietta and Felice and one dense –Nicola. They also unveild a collection in recycled $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT IF Design Award 2020 for Arkoslight Award-Winning the Rhino LED wall-mounted spotlight<br /><br />18/02/2020 - Rhino, designed by Rubén Salda?a for Arkoslight, has been awarded with the IF Design Award 2020. ? With a minimal profile, and perfectly integrated into the wall surface, Rhino stands out slightly by way of a visual aesthetic body, which notionally refers to pressure from inside the wall. ? Rhino is a floor wash light that stands out slightly from the wall, cleanly and directly projecting the light obliquely.? By doing so, it breaks away from the two design dogmas of this type of luminaire: it relinquishes absolute recessed installation and avoids directing the beam to the exterior, availing itself of rebound surfaces.? With this, it has the advantage of being a luminaire $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT A Refurbished Lighthouse With a View of Mount Etna antoniolupi for the restoration of the Brucoli Lighthouse in Val di Noto<br /><br />18/02/2020 - On the tip of a strip of land where an ancient seaside village of Brucoli is nestled, right next to the fifteenth-century Aragonese Castle, of the Queen Giovanna D’Aragona, we find a unique place that smells of the ocean, of the sun and of Sicily: the Lighthouse of Brucoli. On the outskirts of the Val di Noto across the Ionian Sean, Faro Brucoli enjoys the best view of Mount Etna. Within the project 'Valore Paese – DIMORE” (“Country Value – Dwelling'), the state property agency has selected important historical, artistic and landscape value assets throughout the national territory to be refurbished and then used for cultural tourism purposes. The Brucoli Lighthouse is one of those. ? Dating $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 18 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Libro Verticale. Rigor is Apparent The new customizable bookcase by Memedesign<br /><br />18/02/2020 - The apparent rigidity of a modular structure created by the intersection of tubular elements reveals itself as part of Libro Verticale, the new Memedesign creative project highly customizable. Important is the presence of a series of functional elements identical in shape and material, but variable in colors and location, which create different solutions from time to time transforming a classic bookcase into a living and changing furniture element. ? The standard version is provided with 4 removable shelves that can be mounted with different angles. It is possible to choose a single color both for the supporting base and for the shelves, or different colors to differentiate $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 18 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Caesar for the Alderney Gate Pedway The brand's collections cover the pedestrian walkway of the Halifax ferry terminal area<br /><br />18/02/2020 - The ferry port area of Halifax, a regional municipality of eastern Canada and the provincial capital of Nova Scotia, has been the subject of important renovation work. The work, carried out in three different phases and set to be completed by the end of June 2019, has seen the involvement of Caesar, the Italian firm responsible for supplying the ceramic floor tile material for the Alderney Gate pedestrian walkway. ? The Alderney Gate Pedway, already thirty years old, no longer responded to current user needs. Thanks to this work, the first of three operations and one which took about six months (June-December 2018), it is now identifiable as a real hub that welcomes people $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 18 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT MULTIFORME?: Custom Chandeliers in Murano Glass for Private Villa in Milan <br /><br />18/02/2020 -?To enhance the minimal and rigorous furnishings of the living area of this spacious and bright environment inside a 90s villa on the outskirts of Milan, listening and respecting the customer's needs, working side by side with the Moca Design studio, MULTIFORME ? has created,inside its own furnace and on design, custom chandeliers in Murano glass. ? Like many, among our creations of custom chandeliers the style is contemporary, but in this case in addition there is a retro taste. The glass craftsmanship of this cascade of glass bubbles, blown by hand by the master glassmaker, in the shades of dove gray and delicately golden finishing thanks to the inclusion of micro fragments of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 18 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Arper wins the iF Design Award for Paravan Mood The accessories set designed Lievore Altherr<br /><br />18/02/2020?- Paravan Mood, an accessories set designed by Arper, wins the iF Design Award for the Accessories category. The award ceremony will take place on Monday 4 May at the Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin. ? An accessories set designed to help organize and personalize spaces. With the addition of Paravan Mood, Paravan’s modular system of panels can be further personalized with options for a whiteboard, hook, mirror, wall-mount or panel-mount magazine holder, slim-line shelf, socket tower or desk panel. ? The Paravan Mood collection, designed by the Studio Lievore Altherr, was presented by Arper in 2019, and was awarded the iF Design Award a few months later. ? The iF jury, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Minimal Brass: Auroom at Light + Building 2020 Centrsvet unveils the new Track-Light System in Frankfurt<br /><br />18/02/2020 - Centrsvet will present the Auroom Track System at the upcoming Light + Building 2020 in Frankfurt. ? Auroom track system is distinguished by the compact dimensions of the track and the fixtures themselves and looks aesthetically pleasing in a residential interior. The system allows easily change the number of fixtures and their placement. ? 'We used to create minimalistic black-and white fixtures and track systems that mostly fit modern interiors and found out that our some of the clients have a firm demand for classic and wooden interiors as well. So, while creating Auroom system we were inspired by the aesthetics of wooden houses and interiors using natural materials $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT LT40. Harmonic Forms and Dimensions The new Lema modular system designed by David Lopez Quincoces<br /><br />17/02/2020 -?David Lopez Quincoces designs LT40, Lema’s new collection of storage units and a harmonious mosaic of shapes, sizes, materials and finishes ? Experimenting with new concepts and approaches, over the years the Spanish designer pursued numerous projects that reinterpret Lema‘s most characteristic furniture: the modular storage unit. With the bespoke wardrobes Kyn, Seryasse and Warm?he has put the focus on surface finish and texture of various materials, including solid wood engraved with micro slats and stitched leather. ? The Alamo?table, the Areia?chest of drawers and the Ella?console table are characterized by a thin metal frame that, according to a specific functional range, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 17 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Florim Flagship Store Frankfurt A new space dedicated to the group's collections opens in February<br /><br />17/02/2020 - Following the recent opening in Singapore last November, on Thursday 27 February at 7.00 p.m. Florim will open the Flagship Store in Frankfurt. ? The showroom – located in Hanauer Landstr. 175-179, 60314 Frankfurt am Main – is a place for meeting and dialoguing with design professionals, a venue for events, meetings and training and above all a showroom displaying the Made in Florim porcelain collections. ? Located in a street full of prestigious brands’ showrooms, the Flagship Store in Frankfurt is housed in a listed building dating back to 1886. The spatial layout maintains the same stylistic identity as the other institutional showrooms: the Florim Gallery in Fiorano $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 17 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Koket Decor Shines in 2020 Color Trends From classic neutrals and cozy yellows to confident blues and calming lilac<br /><br />17/02/2020 - Each year, major companies such as Benjamin Moore and Pantone announce their color of the year and interior designers and consumers adopt these colors to create unique?spaces. 2020 color trends are all about warm, comforting and familiar tones. From classic neutrals and cozy yellows, reds, and oranges to confident and serene blues and calming lilac and mint tones. Color can completely transform a room and Koket has something for every trending color palette!? ? NEUTRALS Greige | Champagne | Gray | Charcoal From the rich tone of greige balancing fabulously with both cool and warm color schemes to the soft warm tone of champagne, the sumptuous upholstery of KOKET designs such $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 17 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT iF Design Awards 2020 for GTV N.200 by Michael Anastassiades and Rue by GamFratesi are the winners<br /><br />14/02/2020 - The N.200 armchair by Michael Anastassiades and the RUE headboard by GamFratesi won the iF Design Award. Two new prestigious awards for Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH, which has also been awarded in the last editions for the lounge chair Loie by Chiara Andreatti in 2019, Chignon by LucidiPevere in 2018 and the iconic Hideout by Front awarded with the 2016 IF Gold Award. The iF Design Award has been one of the most important awards in the design industry for over 60 years. An important recognition that once again rewards GTV's ability to transform the heritage of the past into the future. ? N.200 – design by Michael Anastassiades The harmonious incorporation of traditional $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Sat, 15 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Hosoo. More than Textile The Kyoto-based textile company opens a new Flagship Store and presents the Colortage exhibition<br /><br />14/02/2020 - On September 2nd, HOSOO Co., Ltd. (Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto city) opened the doors to the Hosoo Flagship Store, housing a collection of high-quality textiles produced with traditional Nishijin weaving technology and technique.?The store?also includes the Hosoo Gallery which will hold four exhibitions per year?portraying the unique history of Japanese textiles.?The first artist in residence project?presents the Colortage exhibition to showcase the works by Dutch textile designer, Mae Engelgeer. ? This exhibition is the result of Mae Engelgeer’s July 2019 residency at HOSOO. With her distinctive sense of color and innate knowledge, she has a special gift of designing minimalistic textiles $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Bold Colors, Experimental Forms, Unusual Materials SEDIMENT table by Studio Besau-Marguerre for Favius<br /><br />13/02/2020 -?Bold colours, experimental forms and unusual materials as well as a passionate attention to detail: Studio Besau-Marguerre design?SEDIMENT table collection for favius. ? The iconic side and coffee table SEDIMENT by Studio Besau-Marguerre plays with the materiality of marble, using the stone in a new way. The exceptional finishing of the marble tabletop with its contrasting surface structure reminds of stone layers, giving the table series a distinct appearance. ? Alternating raw and polished stripes are transforming the feel and shade of the material in two different ways. The linear table frame from solid lacquered oak serves as a harmonic base, offering new perspectives $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 13 Feb 2020 06:30:00 GMT Sustainability and Beauty. The Salone del Mobile 2020 The Manifesto of the next edition. Why the Salone del Mobile is not just a trade fair<br /><br />13/02/2020 - How to preconceive beauty? This year the world's most important furniture fair is preparing to answer this question, always keeping sight of the big current topics. ? Yesterday saw the presentation of the 59th edition of the Salone del Mobile fair, to be taking place 21-26 April at Milano Rho exhibition grounds. The Salone del Mobile has added another term to its Manifesto: “Beauty” – a powerful driver of the trade fair’s modus operandi and the companies, brands and designers that have played a part in its success. It is also closely bound up with the concept of sustainability. This edition is going to invite its visitors to reflect on “inclusive” design, a design promoting $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 13 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Konstantin Grcic. L’immaginazione al potere The MAXXI exhibition reflects on the dialogue between nature and artifice, man and technology<br /><br />13/02/2020 - Konstantin Grcic is the protagonist of the third edition of the “Studio Visit cycle, a programme that each year invites an internationally renowned designer to execute a personal interpretation of the works of the MAXXI permanent collection, using Alcantara? as the driving material of the work representing the installational result of his research. ? A designer with a pronounced curatorial vocation, Grcic picked out a fil rouge, that of fantastic architecture, that he himself detected in the MAXXI's architectural archives, placing it in direct connection with the invention of the Alcantara material. ? His exhibition examines the careers of several highly visionary creators: $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 13 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Et al. at Museo del Novecento in Milan Pillow collection furnish the new exhibition dedicated to Filippo De Pisis<br /><br />13/02/2020 -?Et al. supplied 12 models of Pillow, the iconic collection designed by Andrea Anastasio, for the interior of the Museo del Novecento in Milan, which is hosting the exhibition “DE PISIS”. The Museo del Novecento dedicates a large-scale review to the Italian artist Filippo de Pisis, a leading figure of the XXth century artistic scenario with a key role into the Italian painting between the two wars. With its city views, still life and seascapes the exhibition displays in Milan more than ninety paintings from the artist’s most lyrical production until March 2020. Pillow is a chameleon-like product, so much more than a simple pouf: indeed, its structure enables it to exist freely $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 13 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Inalco in the Heart of Valencia MDi surfaces at Mercado Colón and Cevisama Trends<br /><br />13/02/2020 - Inalco?has presented its new MDi?surfaces in Mercado Colón of Valencia?and in Cevisama Trends. In Mercado Colón, Inalco has designed for seventh year in a row a temporary exhibition. Under “the essence” concept, Umbra collection has dressed a space in which the valencian chef Miguel Martí has tested the resistance of the product, cooking and serving directly on it in an exclusive event for Inalco partners. In?Cevisama Trends, a new exhibition space within Cevisama for interior design brands, Inalco has presented the latest trends in decorative surfaces with the Umbra collection as main protagonist too. Inalco on $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Vicoustic: 250 Tons of Plastic Recycled into Acoustic Panels VMT and VicPET Wool are solutions made from PET bottles<br /><br />13/02/2020 - With VicPET Wool as the new primary raw material, Vicoustic is becoming a game changer in the acoustic panels market. Consisting of mainly recycled plastic waste (65%), VicPET Wool is specifically designed to optimise acoustic performance while not adding glue, fabric or chemical fire retardant. ? "Since we started production with this new raw material, we have manufactured state-of-the-art acoustic panels using more than 250 tons of plastic waste, an equivalent to roughly 22 Million standard PET bottles (500ml) being recycled." ? Through extensive research and testing, Vicoustic fine-tuned this material into the Virtual Material Technology (VMT), using an innovative $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Molo. Relax and Reconnection Kettal presents the new collection designed by Rodolfo Dordoni<br /><br />12/02/2020 - A?place of relaxation and reconnection. This is Molo, the new Kettal's collection designed by Rodolfo Dordoni. The design is aesthetically minimalistic with intentionally oversized pieces. On the other hand, the decorative elements have conscientiously not been emphasised in order to give centre stage to the various combinations of fabric, colours and carefully selected details. Sofa, is an example of a modular sofa in its purest form. Its orthogonal geometry is based on a rectangular modularity design, which means it can be easily adapted to suit any situation and optimise the space in which it sits. Each module can be taken apart and re-organised, creating new uses and configurations. ? “Molo, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT Caesarstone Surfaces Becomes Ethereal Clouds Dreamland, the installation designed by Jonathan Adler presented in Toronto<br /><br />12/02/2020 - Caesarstone?surfaces becomes surreal and ethereal clouds in a fantasy world. Dreamland is the result of a partnership with potter and designer, Jonathan Adler. The installation was on display at the Toronto Interior Design Show 2020 on January 16-19 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, marking the fourth annual collaboration with Unique Store Fixtures. ? “I wanted to create heaven in Caesarstone. I wanted to create a dreamscape fantasy land of ethereal cloud-like fluffiness using a hard surface,” says Jonathan Adler. Lending an airy, dreamlike quality to the space, the exhibit features clouds, faces, ostrich feathers, and a giant rainbow arch, in addition to neoclassical columns $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT The Edilportale Marketplace is rapidly growing. Today, construction materials are bought (and sold) Edilportale is increasingly becoming a multichannel e-commerce site that is changing the rules of traditional resales<br /><br />*** To extend the opportunities offered by the digital transformation to the world of construction, one year ago Edilportale chose to focus on the Marketplace by launching the first?e-commerce site selling products for construction and architecture. Now, with 7 million items and more than 500 manufacturers - including Mapei, Knauf, Eclisse, Bosch, Fassa Bortolo and Basf -?Edilportale's Marketplace has established itself in the digital arena as a reference point for the purchase and sale of materials for construction and renovation works. The online company also speaks to the world of retailers thanks to the support of two large Italian reselling consortia: BigMat Italia and Made Group, the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Collage and Painting in Free-Form Shape Workshop Ugo Bassi Isola new collection by Calle Henzel<br /><br />12/02/2020 - The Workshop Ugo Bassi Isola new collection by Calle Henzel is based on his work on paper combining various techniques such as collage, painting and his signature free-form shape. The final design characteristics are attributed to a mixture of abstract color fields, studio waste, cardboard scraps, irregular surfaces and raw and untreated surfaces. Different materials and sculpted heights on the pile are used to recreate the originals. Calle Henzel developed the collection over a course of five years, the first drafts were outlined in his studio located at Ugo Bassi, Isola, Milan.?? Henzel Studio on $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Momentt. Overcoming Time Limits Gejst presents the new wall clock designed by B?ttcher & Kayser<br /><br />12/02/2020 - Gejst is now launching MOMENTT, a wall clock designed by the German design duo B?ttcher & Kayser inspired by the idea of ??overcoming time limits, experiencing it more than a feeling and displaying it in a poetic way. ? 'We want to subordinate time to the moment so that the limits of time are softened and we play with our rather diffuse and unreal perception of time', say the designers B?ttcher & Kayser. ? MOMENTT consists of a funnel-shaped, matt steel housing with a diffused front glass. With MOMENTT, time seems to blur with space and the hands magically disappear into the depth of the center of the clock. ? MOMENTT is therefore not just a technical display of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Tribute to Danish and Japanese Design Old National Archive in Stockholm hosts The Archive exhibition<br /><br />11/02/2020 -?The Archive is the first design exhibition to be staged in the impressive Old National Archive building at RIddarfj?rden in central Stockholm. The Archive brings together four strong design brands from Japan and Denmark, highlighting shared aesthetics and values between the countries. In this collaborative setting, Ariake, LE KLINT, 2016/Arita and Friends and Founders are presenting existing collections and new pieces. Each brand have also brought pieces from their design archives, highlighting past and present. ? The Archive marks the first collaboration between the four brands and for 2016/, based in the same region as Ariake, its the first exhibition in the Nordic region. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT Zoom In Zoom Out by Vibia A new visual tool based on Chromatica developed with Note Design Studio<br /><br />11/02/2020 - Zoom In Zoom Out is a visual tool based on Chromatica the latest range of colours developed by Vibia in collaboration with Note Design Studio for combining with the materials used most often in architectural and contemporary interior design projects. ? The system includes a series of 24 images that suggest a wide range of material combinations, lighting environments and sensations, offering professionals a powerful instrument for inspiration. Architects and interior designers can use a single image, a selection of images or a complete series as a point of departure for creating a specific ambience for their projects. ? Every composition includes three Chromatic colours $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Frigerio Proposals for Home Office Frigerio, Amy and Archè: decorative style, tailoring manufacturing<br /><br />11/02/2020 - The underway social evolution in the working world, which saw a deep change in habits and in the use of the working spaces corresponds to the increasingly need to cut out in our own domestic space a dedicated area, functional in the use and refined in the aesthetic. To this demand the most recent Frigerio proposals give a feedback, such as the bookcase Amy, the writing desk Archè and the armchair Argo. ? Praise of an undertaking timeless pureness, the modular bookcase Amy gives up to the unnecessary and defines itself into an absolute formal clearness. It is a cross-spirited refine furnishing solution featuring standing uprights with wall or floor/ceiling fixing in metal matt $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Flexible Furnishings that Make it Easy for People to Meet New Materia collections presented at Stockholm Furniture Fair<br /><br />11/02/2020 - As always, Materia focuses on flexible furnishings that make it easy for people to meet. A chair that exudes confidence and attitude, mobile tables and a high-comfort conference chair. In addition, a stool that encourages movement, designed by this year’s Newcomer, Alexander Rehn. This is a selection from the new inspiring range that Materia has presented at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2020. At the same time, the Colours by Materia (CbM) concept is growing, with new products and new colours. ? Rocca stool. Design: Alexander Rehn The Rocca stool has a playful design that helps the body to keep active. The steel tubing gives the stool a minimalistic appearance, something that $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT Fiora won the IF Design Award 2020 The Limite shower tray in the Product Design category<br /><br />11/02/2020 -?Fiora won the iF Design Award, an international prize recognised as a seal of excellence in design. The award in the Product category was given for the Limite shower tray. Every year, the longest-running independent design organization in the world, the IF International Forum Design GmbH, based in Hannover, organizes the iF Design Awards. ? Limite was chosen by a jury of 78 experts in design from more than 20 countries, who emphasised its design qualities and sustainability. ? The shower tray has a hidden drainage channel in its narrower side, bringing it closer to the water installations and thereby reducing repairs. The design with the hidden drainage channel also improves $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT Visionnaire + Baglietto The project that will be presented at the Miami Boat Show<br /><br />11/02/2020 -?Visionnaire reconfirms its partnership with Baglietto on the occasion of the Miami Boat Show from 13th to 17th February 2020. The lounge of the Baglietto shipyard will be set up at Visionnaire Miami, the Flagship Store which recently hosted the Art Design installation “The Garden of Beauty” on the occasion of Design Miami and Art Basel last December. ? Cocktails every evening, from 17:30 to 19:00, by invitation only for the exclusive guests of Baglietto, at the Visionnaire Flagship Store at 2063 in Biscayne Blvd. The desire to create unique and customized boats on the owner’s desires, is what unites Baglietto to Visionnaire, which in a similar way create tailor-made projects $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Timeless, Refreshing and Bold Koket wears Classic Blue<br /><br />11/02/2020 - The Pantone Color of the Year 2020 is out and the Classic Blue selection is timeless,?refreshing, and bold yet understated. Statement furnishings by KOKET dressed in Classic Blue is a glamourous match made in heaven. A perfect way to fill a home with confident and comforting vibes. ? Each KOKET design is crafted by master artisans and jewelers in Portugal who leave no detail or element forgotten. The brand’s empowering statement pieces are a perfect match for this timeless and bold color. ? Some may look at the classic hue and think drab and sad, but we absolutely should not! Simultaneously vibrant and humble Classic Blue evokes confidence, inclusion and reassuring feelings $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Carpets Inspired by Tartan Fabrics Cuadros, the virgin wool carpets in neutral colors by Gan<br /><br />11/02/2020 - The checkered patterns are one of the timeless trends constantly being renewed, never losing their identity. Precisely, CUADROS?is ready to revolutionize with its attractive proposal inspired by tartan fabrics, seducing from discretion. ? This line of handwoven virgin wool carpets is made using the hand-loom technique, a manual manufacturing process that highlights the design of each model by placing special emphasis on textures, materials and finishes. ? Created by the design team at GAN, CUADROS is of classic inspiration and plays with a palette of neutral colors (pale blue, gray and rusty tones) to create comfortable spaces that invite calm and feel at home in any environment. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Lucca, a Multipurpose Piece that Easily Transitions from Indoors to Outside &Tradition with Space Copenhagen @ SFF 2020<br /><br />11/02/2020 - Defined by an elegant, soft shape and dark curving lines around the base and handle, Lucca, designed by Space Copenhagen for &Tradition,? is a portable and dimmable lamp that produces a welcoming, homey ambience and can fit any space and purpose - be it indoors, or out. ? “Our Lucca lamp is a simple yet elegant lamp that was inspired by the intriguing atmosphere we experienced in the Mediterraean,” notes Henriksen. “Use it both as a classic lamp or as a substitute for candlelight – in the house, the garden, or the terrace.” ? The lamp’s outer shell, built out of satinised opal glass, diffuses the light into a soft and warming glow, and on the base, a discreet dimmer allows $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Design London: a New Chapter 100% Design rebrands and moves to Magazine London in Greenwich<br /><br />11/02/2020 -?100% Design moves into a new phase in 2020 and launches Design London at a brand new, state-of-the-art venue: Magazine London. Situated at the heart of a dynamic new Design District, the show will offer visitors unrivalled transport links during London Design Festival?with direct access via cable car, boat, plane, bus, car and tube. The renowned area is set to flourish, redefining itself as a new type of London with a bourgeoning community of over 1800 creatives. With Design London at its centre and brimming with festival-like content, the visitor experience will be enhanced and propel the area into the forefront as an unmissable destination on the global design scene. The highly $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Kasthall Leftovers Make for Colorful Rugs Flourish: wool patterns inspired by open landscapes<br /><br />10/02/2020 - The 2020 collection from Kasthall called “Colors in Between” is an exploratory tribute to the encounters that occur when color, shadow and light come together. First out in the collection is Flourish, a hand-tufted wool rug made of residual yarn that brings to mind expansive geometric airfields and the color mosaics of open landscapes. Flourish is designed by Ellinor Eliasson at the Kasthall Design Studio. Flourish is made of residual yarn, gathered from the production of other hand-tufted rugs. The philosophy behind Flourish lies in the desire to create something new without using unnecessary resources.? ? Colorful mosaic of the landscape. If you ever glanced down on earth $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT The new ADI Design Museum - Compasso d’Oro in Milan The museum space and the ADI Compasso d’Oro logo have just been presented to the public in Milan<br /><br />10/02/2020 - The space housing the new ADI Design Compasso d'Oro Museum in Milan is ready and was visited by Attilio Fontana, President of the Lombardy Region and the Mayor of Milan Giuseppe Sala accompanied by ADI President Luciano Galimberti and the President of the ADI Compasso d'Oro Foundation Collection Umberto Cabini. ? The headquarters of the new museum are located in Porta Volta in the heart of the restored area between via Ceresio and via Procaccini, in a piazza-garden open to the public and accessible from via Ceresio 7 or directly from the space in front of the Monumental Cemetery. ? The new museum is located in a collection of restored industrial buildings which first $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Caesar Takes Part in Euroshop 2020 The German retail sector exhibition hosts Join, Anima Ever, Hike and Project Evolution<br /><br />10/02/2020 - Ceramiche Caesar?takes part in Euroshop 2020, which is scheduled this year for?16 - 20 February at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre.?Stand 11A64, Hall 11 will be the showcase for the most recent new products from the Fiorano Modenese ceramic company. Among them?are?Join,?Anima Ever,?Hike?and?Project Evolution. A platform for innovation, new ideas, the international community and a prestigious network of industry professionals: this is Euroshop 2020. It is recognised as the trendsetting retail sector event for digitalisation, sustainability, climate neutrality and many other pressing issues. ? In the best tradition of Caesar porcelain tiles, the Join collection stands out $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Segments: A Simple Line with a Strong Visual Impact The collection designed by Guglielmo Poletti for Decoratori Bassanesi<br /><br />10/02/2020 -?Segments, or a?simple line whose many repetitions add up to strong visual impact. The graphic element, with its strong tactile suggestions, wraps a space in elegance; its stark formality evokes unexpected sensations. ? Guglielmo Poletti is the master designer behind this fascinating collection designed for Decoratori Bassanesi. His practice is deeply rooted in a hands-on investigation of materials and their limits, in relation to concepts of balance and fragility. His simple structures and elemental constructions stand as metaphors of defeated complexity, built around the manipulation of unconventional details. “For us, creating a surface means developing an idea, something $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT The New KRION? Showroom Designed by estudi{H}ac 8 completely different spaces dedicated to the properties and characteristics of the material<br /><br />10/02/2020 - KRION?, brand of Porcelanosa Group, opens the new Showroom in Vila Real designed by estudi{H}ac, the Valencian based studio founded by José Manuel Ferrero. ? A large 5-m high K welcomes visitors. It consists of a deconstruction of KRION? plates in different colours and textures. This first step shows that KRION? is more than just white. ? The large palette of colours, textures and finishes offered by the material have enabled the creation of 8 completely different spaces, where the properties and characteristics of the material can be seen from the so-called KRION? points. ? KRION? points are the introduction to each space and recreate giant moodboards that show the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT Creative new Products With a Cosy Feel Skandiform new collections presented in Stockholm<br /><br />10/02/2020 - Using new solutions with traditional forms, Skandiform new products presented in Stockholm join quality with design and sustainability with innovation. Flexible meeting spaces breed creativity. Cosiness makes time more beneficial. With new combinations and innovative solutions, Skandiform continues to create meeting spaces that can be adapted to your immediate needs. Thoughtful solutions where function and character go hand in hand. And where tranquil harmony inspires. ? Bolero by Nina Jobs Comfort and fashion meet when the new Bolero sofa series occupies the room. Timeless yet a step ahead. With its soft shape and different layers, Bolero combines a unique expression with $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT Maki, a Solitary and Social Icon, Based on Minimalism and Diversity Jin Kuramoto for Offecct @ SFF 2020<br /><br />10/02/2020 - A strong and iconic shape that stands out in every room and at the same time a flexible and social team player designed to be combined in different formations. Jin Kuramoto’s Maki easy chair is a selfevident expression of his and Offecct’s design identity. ? Jin Kuramoto’s Maki easy chair has a simple, innovative and selfevident form offering plenty of possibilities. It′s a solitary piece with clear iconic potential, but also designed so that multiple easy chairs can be combined, in a row or with the seats facing different directions. ? “The concept of ‘diversity’ is important in Japanese culture, and also for me when I designed Maki easy chair. The chair has a strong $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Key-Word: Unexpected Powder Vase by Jenny Nordberg for Hem in limited-edition<br /><br />10/02/2020 - Hem unveiled the third object from its decorative accessories collection curated by Modern Design Review during Stockholm Design Week following successful launches with Londonbased SuperGroup and Dutch designer Bertjan Pot in 2019. ? This new series has been produced by Swedish designer Jenny Nordberg, a designer who is known for her research-led approach to making objects - something which has been key to the development of the Powder Vase for Hem. Produced as a signed, limited-edition of 15 pieces featuring three different shapes, the vases are made from sheet steel which Nordberg folds and welds by hand. Unique to the pieces is the unexpected, brutal and vivid surface treatment $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT MDW 2020: COS + ecoLogicStudio A new liaison with the London bio-designers at Fuorisalone 2020<br /><br />10/02/2020 -?London-based fashion brand COS will return to this year’s edition of Milan Design Week, to present a large-scale collaboration with architecture and urban design practice ecoLogicStudio, marking the brand’s ninth consecutive installation during Salone del Mobile. ? COS and ecoLogicStudio’s upcoming installation seeks to augment the interaction between the natural world and the built environment, presenting an interactive structure that bridges design and science. The immersive experience is brought to life through innovation which incorporates a diverse group of photosynthetic organisms; algae. ? The work will explore the concept of circularity with new ways of incorporating $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT A New Customisable Chair With A Sustainable Edge Time Flies by UMAGE at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2020<br /><br />10/02/2020 - UMAGE is introducing their first dining chair with an artistic outline called Time Flies?. The upholstered chair is customisable and provides the flexibility of changing the upholstery yourself, so you can change the visual style without having to buy a new chair, securing a sustainable life of the design.? ? “The anthropomorphic shape of Time Flies? is designed to adapt to the body, whether you lean back relaxed, or push yourself back into a more statuary sitting position.” – Jonas S?ndergaard, Inhouse designer at UMAGE.? The chair secures comfort from all sitting positions making the time fly during dinner with friends – hence the name Time Flies?. Your ergonomic sitting position $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Stroll Stackable Seating: A Flexible Companion Johanson at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2020 <br /><br />10/02/2019 - STROLL is a series that encourages spontaneous meetings and – thanks to the ease with which the stools can be moved – flexible furnishing solutions. Once again Johanson has engaged in a successful collaboration with the Berlin-based design duo of B?ttcher & Kayser. Now Shima, Bail and Robbie have been joined by STROLL. ? B?ttcher & Kayser have designed a “STROLL” – neither a conventional bar stool, nor a stool or a bench, but a STROLL. The ambition is for these products to become a natural feature in workplace furnishing solutions: “Bring your STROLL along. We’re going to have a short meeting of the working group.” ? STROLL’s playful expression means that it is equally $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Marcel Wanders’ New Monsters Moooi presents the new pieces of the iconic Monster collection <br /><br />07/02/2020 - Marcel Wanders did it again — with Moooi, he created more Monsters! The iconic Monster family now exists of Monster Chairs and Barstools, a new Monster Table and a new Monster carpet. From 2010 the design turned out to be a true icon. Eclectic, playful, surreal furniture that explores the Marcel Wanders’ creative universe. ? Take a seat: the new Monster Chairs and Barstools don’t bite. The Monster Chair is a classic icon that has been with Moooi for ten years. The Monster Chair is a symbol of the eternal battle between opposite forces that take place in life. You can sometimes recognize it inside yourself but only when you have the courage to open your eyes and face the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT Nikari: Back to the Roots New products @ Stockholm Furniture Fair 2020<br /><br />07/02/2020 -?Nikari, or go back to the roots of Finnish craftsmanship.? "We have always respected our heritage and generations before and after us . We honour the nature around us and minimise the amount of waste generated in our processes. We believe that a thoughtful and honest way of working should be the future of business as well. This year we will bring out some new products following the footsteps of the Nikari heritage, as well as rare specialities that have been designed and manufactured decades ago,"?say from Nikari. ? At?Stockholm Furniture Fair?they launched a new?STORIA stool?by the founder of Nikari, master cabinet maker?Kari Virtanen. It is inspired by a simple stool that $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:30:00 GMT Lema UK for The Makers’ show flat The new exclusive residential complex in the heart of Shoreditch<br /><br />07/02/2020 - After the New York experience where Lema USA furnished the exclusive Penthouse of 565 Broome Soho, Renzo Piano Building Workshop's first New York residential development, Lema UK, thanks to the synergy between the Home and Contract divisions, signed a complete lifestyle project for the show flat of The Makers new residential complex. The Makers, curated by Londonewcastle, a well-known developer with over 2,800 housing units worth £ 2.39 billion on 12 residential developments delivered within the next five years, wants to become a new point of reference for the neighborhood that inspired the concept based on an idea of contemporary living devoted to openness and sharing; an ideal $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:30:00 GMT The Book of Acoustics by BAUX A practical handbook full of facts, guidance and rules for architectural acoustics<br /><br />07/02/2020 - At the Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair 2020, BAUX has presented The Book of Acoustics, a knowledge bank and handbook full of facts, guidance and rules for architectural acoustics. The book is a practical handbook for interior designers and architects. ? At the BAUX stand, named The Temple of Sound, the brand has created a spiritual place for learning about acoustics; a calming environment for thoughts and reflections. At the stand, visitors are invited to study The Book of Acoustics, partake in the latest knowledge about sound, be inspired by interior design, and listen to guest speakers on the importance of good acoustics in public spaces. ? The Temple of Sound is a $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Roadie, a Hymn to Conviviality Massproductions unveils the new sofa for outdoor at SFF 2020<br /><br />07/02/2020 - In connection to Stockholm Design Week 2020 Massproductions?launched Roadie - a curved, lightweight and stackable sofa for outdoor environments. The product is partly inspired by welded steel crowd control barriers and aluminium lighting rigging, which can be seen being assembled by “roadies” at concert events. ? In the spring of 2019, Stockholm City presented a design competition with the aim of designing new seating furniture for one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites, Skogskyrkog?rden in Stockholm, by architects Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz. The site has been a regularly visited excursion destination and a source of inspiration for Massproduction’s founders Magnus Eleb?ck $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Harmony. Unconventional Tiles The latest wall and floor tiles collections presented at Cevisama<br /><br />07/02/2020 - Harmony?has presented at Cevisama?new collections that break away from conventional wall and floor tiles. With quality, innovation and superior design as their key values, Harmony offers ingenious tile solutions conceived to bring a distinctive touch of personality to settings. ? Bow by Mut BOW by Mut Design is a 15x45 wall tile collection inspired by the typical roofs found in Mediterranean cities in a modern new take on traditional roof tiles. BOW stands out for its relief pattern and characteristic volume, with interplay between reflected light and shade thanks to the colour Clay’s matt finish and the glossy finish of its White and Azure models. ? Terra collection This $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Soft(er) and More Sustainable. Arper at SFF On show new additions made from recycled materials and iconic products<br /><br />07/02/2020 -?Arper participates the 70th edition of the Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair with new additions made from recycled materials and products presented for the first time to the Scandinavian market, alongside other iconic Arper products. The stand on Stockholmsm?ssan, will be dedicated to design and furnishing, introducing the concept Soft(er). ? Previously launched at Salone del Mobile, Arper now brings the concept of Soft(er) to the Scandinavian market. The concept has been developed by the company to share its own interpretation of contemporary trends, anticipating and seizing the evolution of everyday life and workspaces, tracing a new direction and era. Arper explains the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Lullaby Armchair Changing Its Look New combinations of coverings and finishes for the Porro seat by Nicola Gallizia<br /><br />07/02/2020 - Simple geometric forms matched with the richness of the finishes and materials. The small Lullaby lounge chair designed by Nicola Gallizia for Porro changing its look with precious materials, confirming its charisma and versatility, in domestic interiors as well as in contract. ? With its unusual configuration and inclination, evokes the comfort and the act of cradling.? Its immediate and pleasant-sounding name is almost onomatopoeic: the “L” recalls the shape of the wooden legs, while “U” identifies the couch on the floor plan, in addition to recall a rocking motion.? This is a particular homage by Porro and the designer to the Bauhaus and its diktat of reconciling functionalism $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Glimakra of Sweden Presents Woofer The new flexible, modular and sound absorbent meeting table<br /><br />07/02/2020 - During SFF, Glimakra of Sweden has presented Woofer, a new flexible and modular meeting table, with sound absorbent features designed by Stone Design. ? 'Instead of trying to hide the acoustic solution, we did the opposite, and elevated a beautiful and warm detail that shows its best in terms of aesthetics and functionality', says the designers. ? Woofer represents quality of sound. The subwoofer for the music enthusiast, is the element that embraces the song and makes you feel every single detail in it. Subwoofers have a 360o woofer shape, for the best sound, and that clearly inspired the design. Woofer is designed as a symbol that easily perceives, as a quality sound $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 05:30:00 GMT The Next Edition of Workspace Expo in Paris From March 10th to 12th the exhibition for office design, furniture and interior layout<br /><br />07/02/2020 - Office space has a strong influence on the quality of work life. For 50% of employees, it has a 'very important' impact on their health and for 48% on their well-being. 43% of them believe that the workspace has an impact on their motivation and 41% on their efficiency. ? Workspace Expo, organized by Weyou Group, is a unique trade show in France. For its 2020 edition, it will be held from March 10th to 12th at the Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles in Paris (Pavilion 1), more than 260 brands French and international (Unifor, Bene, Nowy Styl, Cider, Kinnarps, Haworth, Estel, Interface, Faram, Clen, Sokoa, Narbutas...) space planning specialists of work. ? With nearly $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT Metalco Presents Its Latest Collections at SFF New products, new materials, and new trends for street furniture<br /><br />07/02/2020 -?Metalco?presents its street furniture at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020. Metalco, well-known for manufacturing solutions and products for the high-impact urban spaces and smart city projects, brings the charm of Made in Italy to Stockholm, presenting a complete range of urban furnishing elements. From the stone benches to the air L. picnic tables, passing through a comprehensive range of planters, litter bins, and bollards, all characterized by stunning features and sleek design. ? But the real showpiece is the 'Metalco Skin Program,' a project risen from years of investments in research and development and collaborations with experts in the field. By the awareness that $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT A Standalone Haven of Silence MICROOFFICE by SilentLab<br /><br />7/02/2020 - MICROOFFICE by SilentLab, an ode to minimalism in the shape of an independent workspace. It is the bridge between the two halves of its environment, creating a private and peaceful inner world in the center of the chaos around it. These two realms are linked through vision, energy, light and sensation. ? You can experience single workspaces MICROOFFICE UNIQ and PRIME and the modular workspace MICROOFFICE QUADRIO with built-in AV technology at the Stockholm Furniture Fair. ? MICROOFFICE UNIQ is the clear choice for combining true silence with active teamwork. The unparalleled design enables you to focus on crucial tasks right at the heart of the action. This dynamic workstation $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Mobican Bedroom at imm cologne On show the popular Bora bed and the Mimosa collection<br /><br />07/02/2020 - This January 2020, family owned Mobican showed up for the second year at imm Cologne. Among the collections on show are the Bora bed and the Mimosa collection. Mobican’s Bora bed is the most popular piece in the whole 32 year history of the company. It presents an innovative combination of wood and metal which was an immediate success. It is available in eight of our newest wood finishes, the metal legs can be ordered in either black or brushed nickel and different sizes are available. Accompanying the Bora bed is the Mimosa collection. Six different items are available, each offering the possibility to add a glass front to the top drawer. Like the Bora bed, this collection $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Colors and Nordic Flavour for Contract and Office Spaces The new Bl? Station collections presented in Stockholm<br /><br />06/02/2020 - Bl? Station presents at Stockholm Furniture Fair?a lot of new products while furniture families are thriving and growing at the same time. Park+?by the Italian design trio CMP, bringing the outdoor indoor for an easy-going and informal atmosphere. BOB now has a little brother in Bobby, also by Borselius & Bernstrand, a slender companion that can be used as a freestanding easy chair or attached together to form infinitely long sofas. The two designers are also bringing along Combo, a sculptural and extremely neat addition to every bar. Marcel Sigel is along for the ride with Still Life, a seemingly ordinary chair with a surprising twist, while the ?hus-family grows with Miss ?hus $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Artek Rope Chair and Tupla Wall Hook presented in Stockholm<br /><br />06/02/2020 - Artek?presents Rope Chair and Tupla Wall Hook, two new projects designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec. The French brothers – who also created Artek’s Kaari collection – are known as much for their technical expertise as for their graceful artistry, both of which are on display in their latest designs. Surprising silhouettes meet sophisticated constructions in a synthesis of art and technology as fresh today as it was when Artek was founded. ? Rope Chair More like a silhouette than a solid block, the Rope Chair is a line drawing translated into three dimensions, a simple artistic gesture rendered in space. Designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, the chair is a synthesis of contrasts: $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT UNStudio + Alessi Doraff and Giro Kids: two new collections dedicated to children’s needs<br /><br />06/02/2020 -?Since Giovanni Alessi founded the first workshop in Omegna in 1921, decade after decade, Alessi has been paving the way towards the new frontiers of creativity. At the threshold of its first century, the company continues its path of research aimed at identifying new interpretations of modernity. Great masters, new authors as well as established names of architecture and contemporary design, contribute to the outlining of the Spring/Summer 2020 collection. For the first time, Ben van Berkel/UNStudio ventures into the design of tableware and a piece of furniture dedicated to children’s needs. ? When conceiving products for children, we encounter a world of new possibilities in which $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Four Coloured Islands Host the Magis World The exhibition space in Stockholm hosts the latest collection<br /><br />06/02/2020 -?Magis participates at the Stockholm Furniture Fair with a special exhibition designed in collaboration with Berlin-based interior design studio Hülle & Fülle. Four individual coloured islands feature the Magis universe and inviteto interaction. Whether formal meeting spaces, lounge areas or new work solutions, Magis products are suitable for any occasion but always add something special. ? The exhibition includes works by Konstantin Grcic, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Jaime Hayón, Naoto Fukasawa, Inga Sempé, Jerszy Seymour, Anderssen & Voll, Thomas Heatherwick, Ron Arad, Eero Aarnio and Marcel Wanders. ? The core element and central meeting point of the exhibition space $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Ceramic Tiles Inspired by Fractal Mathematics Fractile, the porcelain stoneware collection designed by Daniel Libeskind for Casalgrande Padana<br /><br />06/02/2020 -?Daniel Libeskind and Casalgrande Padana have joined forces to create Fractile, a unique collection of porcelain stoneware tiles that embodies the magic of fractal mathematics, where the whole looks the same as each of its parts, beyond the borders of mathematics and imagination. ? These exclusive three-dimensional porcelain stoneware tiles, designed by Daniel Libeskind and manufactured by Casalgrande Padana, are the result of a sophisticated industrial procedure, which includes glazing and firing processes at 1250 °C, using select mixtures of clays, quartzes and feldspars, which provide a colour-changing effect while ensuring the highest quality, resistance and durability. ? A $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Decor, Matter, Color. Terratinta Goes to Stockholm On show at SFF the latest Sartoria collections<br /><br />06/02/2020 - Terratinta Group will participate in the 2020 edition of Stockholm Furniture Fair, one of the most important furniture design trade events in the Scandinavian countries, with the brand Sartoria dedicated to different interpretations of the potential of ceramic surfaces in a lively and refined dialogue between innovation and tradition, in the name of decor, material, color and plurality of sizes. ? Among the latest collections from Sartoria Scenari collection, whose effect is that of the wallpaper, a collection for which the group is already experimenting alternative roads to those of ceramics. Exclusive patterns, hand-drawn by emerging young designers, characterized by graphics $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Opificio Ceramico, a New Artisan Space is Born The first three collections as a tribute to the Italian cities of art and the collaboration with Rodolfo Dordoni<br /><br />06/02/2020 - Rewriting the rules and go beyond the limits. This is the starting point of Opificio Ceramico, the new frontier of covering materials in Modena. The brand was born 18 months ago on the initiative of Emanuele Marcato, founding partner and vice president of Ceramiche Mutina left in 2018 after 13 years. Opificio Ceramico was officially presented to the press in recent days and now presents the first three collections. Their name comes from the idea of a trip in Italy trough the most representative art cities: Venezia and Murano, two canvases suspended between water and sky, and Firenze, developed in collaboration with Rodolfo Dordoni. ? Abandoning certainties to give shape to new $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Design Pavilion at NYCxDESIGN: The Program of the Fifth Edition A New Visual Identity, Interactive Installations and a Roster of Progressive Speakers Highlighting the Future<br /><br />06/02/2020 -?Design Pavilion is the largest public event of NYCxDESIGN attracting millions of visitors. ?From May 12-20, design lovers of all ages will head to Times Square for design-inspired conversations, engaging installations, pop-ups, design markets and more during the fifth edition of the Design Pavilion. Founded and produced by Ilene Shaw, Shaw + Co Productions, in partnership with the Times Square Alliance, the nine-day event will make Broadway between West 43rd and West 48th Streets its home. As New York’s biggest public design interface, it will bring immersive activations from around the world across five plazas in Times Square. ? “For its fifth iteration, the Design Pavilion will $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT Doshi Levien. An Atelier of Ideas The London duo allows a glance ‘behind the scenes’ of the creative process in Stockholm<br /><br />05/02/2020 - Design studio Doshi Levien is the Guest of Honour at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020. With their exhibition in the Entrance Hall, the Indian-British designers aim to give visitors an insight into their creative process, revealing for the very first time, their drawings and prototypes side by side with production pieces. ? Levien and his partner Nipa Doshi have enthusiastically embraced the assignment. The wealth of drawings that have been sent to the fair’s workshop show a labyrinth of inter-connected vaulted spaces – long and narrow, short and wide – inspired by churches the couple visited on a recent trip to Palermo. Concentrated beams of light cut through the dense $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT Stylistic Allure and Color Inspirations The new Contemporary Wallpaper Collection 2020 by Wall&Decò<br /><br />05/02/2020 - On the occasion of Maison&Objet, Wall&Decò presented the new Contemporary Wallpaper Collection 2020?that extends over three chapters, through stylistic allure and colour inspirations. This collection is inspired by fashion trends and enriched by innovative colours and a range of material textures. The designers’ creativity on the new graphics is combined with three different style interpretations, three photographers and three narrative cuts. ? Beyond Borders (ph. Massimo Spada) encloses its identity in a modern nomadic caravan, it constantly moves from place to place. A wave to ride. The narration creates a sense of feeling at home, where is less important. The air is still here. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT The Sound Absorption According to Norm, Note and Constance Guisset Zilenzio presents its new collections at SFF<br /><br />05/02/2020 - During Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, Zilenzio presents three new collection for office and contract areas: Tune, the sofa and sound absorber designed by Norm Architects, Focus Pod, an easy chair and divider by Note Design Studio, Delta sound-absorbing system designed by Constance Guisset. ? Quality, sustainability and functionality are three properties for which Zilenzio products are famous. The development of products is directed towards giving the greatest conceivable sound absorption, with details that have been designed to ensure that both functionality and use are as high as possible for the customer. ? Tune is the sound absorbing seating collection designed by $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:30:00 GMT Thomas Bernstrand + Abstracta dB Pillar: A game-changer in the field of acoustic furniture<br /><br />05/02/2020 - With his new product for Abstracta, the price awarded Swedish designer Thomas Bernstrand explores the potential of the pillar to contribute to a better soundscape. ? Since antiquity, the pillar has been used as support for buildings but also as ornament and monument. Thomas Bernstrand’s version of the pillar makes a playful reference to the latter use. But in all other respects, his pillar is different from the pillars and columns we are used to. ? dB Pillar works wonders for the soundscape. In combination with the material, the design of the product gives it unique acoustic features. It radically reduces the levels of low frequency noise, that most products fail to deal $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Alpi + Sanlorenzo Xilo 2.0 Striped White wood for the interior spaces of the new SX76 Crossover Yacht<br /><br />05/02/2020 -?ALPI collaborated with Sanlorenzo, one of the world’s leading shipyards in the production of yachts and superyachts, for the realization of the interior spaces of the new SX76 Crossover Yacht. ? The designers have selected the ALPI Xilo 2.0 Striped White wood, to cover the internal surfaces, giving elegance and a strongly contemporary style to the environment. The ALPI Xilo 2.0 Striped White wood is part of the Designer Collection curated by Piero Lissoni and offers a light and delicate color tone that draws inspiration from the perfect intensity of nature, allowing a stylistic continuity between the several interiors. An aesthetic solution that reflects Sanlorenzo’s unmistakable $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Officine Gullo: the Essence of Metal The new Contemporanea kitchen on preview at the next MDW<br /><br />05/02/2020 - During the Milan Design Week 2020, Officine Gullo will introduce the Contemporanea Collection. A modern interpretation of the company’s iconic kitchens. ? Contemporanea kitchens is made of noble metals, such as high-thickness steel for the main structure and solid brass for the trim finishes, the collection emphasizes the best characteristics of the material. The Contemporanea collection is looking to the future and is designed to last over time. ? The Collection is an outsider in a market for which the essence of steel is frequently obtained through lacquering and texturing, where descriptions such as “metallic colour/effect” are too often used. In this new Officine $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT MisuraEmme Opens a New Showroom in Manila The exhibition space reinterprets domestic spaces between the living and bedroom areas<br /><br />05/02/2020 -?MisuraEmme inaugurated a large store in Mandaluyong (Manila), the capital of the Philippines and an important metropolitan area in the Asian region. Thanks to its new strategic partnership with Opulence MisuraEmme is strengthening its presence in the Far East. The exhibition space, occupying 350 sqm, represents MisuraEmme’s style and approach to design through a careful selection of furniture and accessories which reinterpret domestic spaces and recreate sophisticated atmospheres for the living room and bedroom areas. ? The harmonious contours of the Argo sofa and the Crossing furniture system,both designed by Mauro Lipparini, stand out in the living room area, accompanied $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT W?stberg at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020 New collections by Ilse Crawford, Claesson Koivisto Rune, Sam Hecht & Kim Colin, Dirk Winkel and David Chipperfield<br /><br />05/02/2020 - Swedish lighting brand W?stberg is to debut a number of new collaborations at Stockholm’s annual Furniture & Light Fair (Stand: A 07:20) from 4th – 8th February 2019. ? w203 ilumina, developed in collaboration with Ilse Crawford is an update on the classical library lamp, utlising modern lighting technology. For the home or the office, it offers a familiar and gentle ambient and directed light. Continuing W?stberg’s love for materials, the lamp is made of copper with a high gloss finish that will eventually tarnish beautifully with age. It is also available in a brushed aluminum version and eggshell white. ? w203 ilumina is a beautiful object that illuminates without $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT Bru Visualization Suite Offers 100% Computer-Coded Fabric Bridging the imagination gap between what is real and what is possible<br /><br />05/02/2020 -?Bru Textiles launches the Bru Visualization Suite (BVS). The BVS is the software equivalent of a virtual design assistant that enables interior design and manufacturing professionals to visualise their products digitally with photorealistic clarity using 100% coded digital textures. What makes the Bru Visualization Suite so distinctive is that for the first time all digital textures are accompanied with the physical fabric supply chain to support it. ? The BVS creates a unique digital twin of any of Bru Textile’s wide selection of upholstery and drapery fabrics. It also supplies the 3D modelling needed to streamline and futureproof the design processes of the contract/project $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT LaCividina at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2020 On show the latest seating collections for contract and living areas<br /><br />04/02/2020 - From 4th to 8th February LaCividina participates at Stockholm Furniture Fair with the most significant pieces of its collections. Design items, expression of the most authentic made in Italy and result of a constant stylistic and design research. Filinea, the futuristic armchair by Antonino Sciortino; Suiseki, the comfortable and modular seating by Andrea Steidl; Waves, the curvy, coloured and nature-inspired series by Constance Guisset; Osaka, accurate new edition of Pierre Paulin’s original project; Pinch, the multi-award winning seating solution by Skrivo Design; Ala, the elegant collection by Sebastian Herkner. ? Filinea, design?by Antonino Sciortino Filinea is a $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT The Candleholder Plays With Materials, Magnets, Shapes and Individuality Gejst launches the new Molekyl<br /><br />04/02/2020 - From February Gejst?launches the Molekyl?tealight candleholder. Consisting of a metal pipe, magnetic sphere and numerous steel balls, Molekyl is a unique candleholder that plays with materials, magnets, shapes and individuality all at the same time.? The final design of Molekyl is unfinished, with the ultimate shape decided by you.? ? Each candleholder comes with 20 large and 20 small steel balls.? With endless possibilities for arranging the balls and candle pipe as you wish, no two Molekyl candleholders are the same.? ? The essence of Molekyl is individuality and personalised creation.? As all of the elements are held together with a magnet that are powerful enough to $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT A Bioclimatic Restaurant on the Italians Hills Glass, light and cor-ten: L&L Luce&Light for the L'albero e il cielo project<br /><br />04/02/2020 - The landscape of central Italy is justly famous for its gently rolling hills rich in olive groves and vineyards. Set amid them is the Tenuta di Sipio, a 66-hectare Abruzzo farm estate that retains the rural charms of a bygone time. The venue is available for private events, and part of the structure has recently undergone a renovation that has used bioclimatic architectural principles to transform an anonymous agricultural building into an exclusive restaurant:?L'albero e il cielo. ? The structural and lighting design was entrusted to the architect Rocco Valentini and his staff, who have developed an architectural concept with an ecological flavour, inspired by the symbol of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Kelio 63. Square Shapes, Green Soul Fir Italia presents the new eco-sustainability taps collection<br /><br />04/02/2020 - Eco-friendly design is trendy and furnishing becomes “more green”: in recent years, a collective conscience and a tendency to preserve water, an invaluable asset, which contemplates, among its goals, that of reducing waste both at an industrial and domestic level, is making progress. Technology and design can also promote sustainable use and considerable water savings. Fir Italia, a brand active in the design tap sector for over 60 years, has long been taking the path of eco-sustainability, based on the idea that a tap correct and functional design can take into account the needs of the environment and protection of primary resources, first of all by saving on water consumption. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT Hammel new collections presented in Cologne Shelving units, refectory tables, lounge chairs and coffee tables<br /><br />04/02/2020 - Danish furniture producer Hammel has presented new items at the annual furniture expo in Cologne. Among the novelties, the new do-it-yourself series of shelving units, “KEEP by Hammel”, a unique series of refectory tables, and new products for the lounge segment with lounge chairs and coffee tables. ? Over the past year, in collaboration with external Danish designers, Hammel has focused their work on finding perfect solutions to everyday challenges. For instance, as something completely new for this market, there is space in the new refectory tables for up to 6 extension leaves! And the new Metube lounge chair has an adjustable back so anyone can sit with the correct back $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT Note Design Studio and Gunilla Allard for Nola Signum: the new flexible, moveable, stackable outdoor sofa/bench<br /><br />04/02/2020 - Commissioned by Swedish outdoor furniture specialist Nola, Note’s first collaboration with the leading designer Gunilla Allard is Signum – a flexible, moveable, stackable outdoor sofa/bench with a metal frame and an oak seat. ? The Signum concept is rooted in research into the work of architects, particularly Sigurd Lewerentz – a design for the future building on the successes of the past. The aim was to create a piece of versatile outdoor furniture that could withstand the rigours of the Nordic climate. Graphic in form, the design works well as a fixed piece of street furniture, but the ease with which it can be moved, stacked and stored also makes it ideal for settings such $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT Kinnarps at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair The new collaborations with HDK-Valand Academy of Art and Design and Beckmans College of Design<br /><br />04/02/2020 - In conjunction with the annual furniture fair in Stockholm, Kinnarps AB presents the new collaborations with the students of HDK-Valand Academy of Art and Design and Beckmans College of Design. Two exciting projects displayed in Greenhouse - one of the most popular areas of the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair where design schools and not-yet-established designers can show their prototypes. ? 'For us, it is important to participate in design collaborations such as this. It is always interesting to see what kinds of innovative design thoughts and ideas students have in the areas we work with. We have seen a lot of positives in both these projects - HDK-Valand Academy of Art and $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Gayafores: the Timeless Essence of Ceramics At Cevisama the new Canyon, Delice and Lavik collections<br /><br />04/02/2020 -?Gayafores shows at Cevisama 2020 the timeless essence of ceramics. The design of the stand, with Canyon, Delice and Lavik collections as the main protagonists, reflects the most representative values of the company: ceramic tradition, avant-garde and enthusiasm for the future. ? Experience in the ceramics sector is one of Gayafores' main strengths, which is why this year the company has chosen a very representative claim: 'Essence. Timeless Tiles'. Starting from the concepts of essence, ceramics and timelessness, Gayafores wants to show its idiosyncrasy, characterized by a great experience in ceramics, sustainable growth and the capacity to adapt to new times having the avant-garde $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT B?rge Mogensen’s Craftsmanship Revived in Versatile Table Bench Carl Hansen & Son at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2020<br /><br />04/02/2020 - Carl Hansen & Son presents a versatile and carefully crafted design by B?rge Mogensen – the BM0488 Table Bench. Originally created to complement the BM0865 Daybed, this multi-functional piece with woven detailing forms part of Mogensen’s ‘building furniture’ concept through which he conceived enduring furniture that could be added to and adapted over time in response to changing needs and living situations. ? When the Daybed and Table Bench are used in combination, the woven tabletop is at the same level as the soft surface of the daybed cushion, making them perfect partners in pairs or in groups, enabling versatile seating landscapes to be configured and reconfigured to suit $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Salvatori + Studio Piet Boon The first dutch flagship store dedicated to Home, Lighting and Bathroom collections<br /><br />03/02/2020 - Italian design company Salvatori?announces their first flagship store in the Netherlands in partnership with renowned Dutch design agency, Studio Piet Boon. Forming part of a new 500 square meter bathroom showroom, Salvatori has been invited by Studio Piet Boon a company that shares a passion for timeless and high-quality design to participate in a new venture in the thriving design district of north Amsterdam.? ? Salvatori is an internationally renowned design brand headquartered in Querceta, Tuscany, an area celebrated for its marble quarries. Founded with a specialisation in natural stone, today, under third-generation CEO Gabriele Salvatori, the company continues a tradition $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 03 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT Bent Beech-Wood and Woven Cane. The Interpretations by GTV The latest collections presented at Stockholm Furniture Fair<br /><br />03/02/2020 - Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH (GTV) returns to Stockholm Furniture Fair, the major exhibition event dedicated to furnishing on the Scandinavian scene. The company presents heterogeneous proposals, developed in collaboration with designers whose creative paths distinguish themselves above all in virtue of their research. Stories of projects which exude a contemporary spirit, capable of celebrating values of the past and the stylistic heritage of GTV, linked to the introduction of bent beech-wood. A heritage of unique allure which exalts the culture of craftsmanship, marking the crucial step from artisan to industrial production. ? The stand presents three different sets which recount $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 03 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT 青青草