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 Minimal, Retrò, Rigorous or Multitasking. The writing desk by Living Divani The proposals for home office<br /><br />15/05/2020 - Turn need into a virtue: our homes have been transformed into offices, creating new domestic scenarios. Living Divani presents a series of writing desks for smart working: minimal, retrò, rigorous or multitasking, everyone can find the model that best expresses their own style, relying on the functionality and quality of the details typical of the brand. ? Minimal - Consolle INARI and chair Rivulet If you are in love with visual purity and symmetry of shapes, what you need is the Inari console. This elegant black monolith consisting of 4 steel sheet elements that come close to each other, turns into a practical desk if necessary. Sculpture-like furniture that evokes the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 15 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT 'Beauty is Hope' Small Light Collection by neo design studios<br /><br />15/05/2020 - Hope entrusted to beauty. In the words of the designer Rodrigo Vairinhos, founder of neo desing studio, the reflection on the concept of beauty and how it can bring benefits in this particular moment of our life. ? 'Being at home as millions of people worldwide, I thought of a sentence I have heard a few days ago reflecting on how 'beauty' and being surrounded by nice things would be so important for our mental health, interfering our mood and the way we feel…it was something like: “… beauty is hope'. ? Thinking about 'beauty' as a sign of hope, and as a Designer working mostly in the lighting design industry, dealing 50% of the time with the glamorous side of design, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Security and Privacy to Enjoy Again, Under the Sky, What Really Matters Outdoor social distancing by Gandiablasco<br /><br />15/05/2020 - Confinement has made us dream, today more than ever, of sharing good times outdoors again. Memories lived in gardens, beaches or by the pool surround us, sometimes as an escape route and others so that we do not forget that there are still a few days to return to enjoy that siesta in the shade, that cold beer with wet feet, that lost gaze in the Mediterranean. The situation we are experiencing may change many things, but our desire to continue to treasure experiences under the sky will continue to be there. GANDIABLASCO, which has been designing and developing all kinds of private outdoor spaces for more than two decades, looks to the future with commitment, enthusiasm and passion $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Actiu for the Restarting New protective screens to ensure safety in shops and offices<br /><br />15/05/2020 - Actiu designed a protective screen, a new product that it hopes will improve safety for professionals and customers in shops and offices that are open to the public. Furthermore, the brand is adjusting its catalogue to the new premise that has come about as a result of the healthcare crisis, enhancing solutions that will enable social distancing and optimise spaces, whilst in turn reducing the density of people through products and finishes that will allow for the areas to be sanitised. ? The health risks force us to exercise caution and keep maintain our distance in order to minimise the chance of infection. This way, the protective screens allow us to reduce that distance $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Visionnaire Choose Antolini Three creations designed by Alessandro La Spada in natural stone with Azerocare process<br /><br />14/05/2020 -In the context of the suggestive flagship store of Visionnaire in Milan, some products will be presented with Antolini natural stone tops, enhanced and protected by the revolutionary Azerocare process. ? There will be three Visionnaire creations - designed by Alessandro La Spada - in natural Antolini stone: the Kobol wellness unit will feature the ethereal texture of Dover White marble, while the Leonardo wellness unit will be enhanced by the expressive power in black&white of Dalmatian marble; finally, the Kerwan dining table will be made of Port Laurent marble. ? The Antolini natural stones that will interpret Visionnaire’s design will have exceptional performances thanks $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 14 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Solid oak for the bathroom Karimoku VANITY, the collection by sanwacompany + Karimoku New Standard<br /><br />14/05/2020 - sanwacompany?bathroom collection is enriched with the new 'Karimoku Vanity' model designed by Christian Haas and born from the collaboration with 'Karimoku New Standard', leading brand for wooden furniture. ? The doors, made of carefully selected solid oak, are expertly crafted with innovative Japanese wood-working techniques to create a three-dimensional grooved pattern that highlights the natural and delicate grain of wood. ? A special urethane coating is applied to the entire structure in order to make the surfaces resistant to impacts, water repellent and stain resistant, while maintaining unchanged the colour of the wood. ? The hinged doors hide the interior $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 14 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Soft and Sustainable. New Seats by Arper Adell by Lievore + Altherr Désile Park and Aston Club by Jean-Marie Massaud<br /><br />13/05/2020 - Arper launches its new collections Adell and Aston Club, designed by Lievore + Altherr Désile Park and Jean-Marie Massaud. Both fit within the Soft(er) concept and have been designed and built in a sustainable manner. This new products are manifestations of essential human values: connection, sensitivity, comfort and ease. ? Smooth like a pebble, soft as mounded moss. With low rounded curves, Adell evokes a precious keepsake from the natural world—whether in use indoors or out. With a shell made from 80% recycled polypropylene, the calming form has been designed with sustainability at its foundation, putting both body and mind at ease. Plush yet supportive, substantial yet lightweight, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 13 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Cassina celebrates 100 years of Vico Magistretti The story of the partnership born in the 60s, which gave birth to some of the most iconic pieces of Italian design<br /><br />13/05/2020 - For the 100th anniversary of the birth of Vico Magistretti, Cassina tells the story of the fruitful collaboration from which some of the most iconic pieces of Italian design were born: the Maralunga sofa, the 905 seat and the Nuvola Rossa bookcase. ? The Milanese architect and designer created innovative products that have lasted over numerous decades without ever going out of fashion, because 'simplicity is the most complicated thing in the world'. His objective was to create furniture that would last over time, he in fact proclaimed: “good design should never have an end but continue to repeat itself over a long period of time and remain even after 100 years”. ? Continuous $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 13 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Caimi Safe Design The new screens collection for offices and public spaces<br /><br />13/05/2020 -?Caimi Safe Design project was born to best meet the new needs for security and social distancing in offices and public places. It is a series of new products or reinterpretations of objects already present in Caimi?catalogues, but redesigned to adapt to new needs. The common thread of these projects is design, but it is above all technology at the service of man. ? The first new proposals of the Caimi Safe Design line are designed by Michele De Lucchi, A + B design (Dominoni, Quaquaro) Sezgin Aksu and Caimi Lab, while others are already being studied in our technical department. The fabrics used for Battista Teli, Sepà and Sepà Rolls are BIOACTIVE fabrics with silver ions $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 13 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT #stayhome with MUT Design 'From this suspended time there will be a completely new vision of design'<br /><br />12/05/2020 - Another episode in our series about the thoughts and reflections of designers during the lockdown. In these uncertain times of global emergency, to #stayathome is the imperative necessity. But can this “suspended time” be transformed into opportunity and can creativity help us to see a light at the end of this tunnel and imagine a future beyond the coronavirus crisis? We asked?MUT Design?to tell us about their?personal experiences during the lockdown. ? How is the current situation affecting your life and work? Due to the very strict quarantine rules we are facing here in Spain, our work and daily life are completely blurred. Since we have to be all the time home. On one hand $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 12 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Place. The Desire to Bring People Together Ross Gardam launches new lounge collection focused on togetherness<br /><br />12/05/2020 - Place by Ross Gardam offers the most functional, modular platform to connect, experience and create. At the heart of the collection is the desire to bring people together. To support creativity in an environment which is smart, agile and intuitive. The Place collection of lounges and accessories blurs the line between residential and commercial space. Offering exceptional comfort and soft styling balanced with work-focused functionality and proportions. ? Place is endlessly modular with ottomans, lounges, arms and backs all designed to fit the needs of any space across numerous functions. Multiple back and arm heights provide varying levels of privacy, from casual to full privacy $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 12 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Philippe Malouin for cc-tapis Himalayan wool rugs reproduce the irregularity created by wax crayons<br /><br />12/05/2020 - cc-tapis presents new Lines rugs designed by Philippe Malouin, a minimal yet essential collection with a very simple off-white and monochromatic color palette. ? Lines began through experimenting and sketching with wax crayons. Philippe Malouin instinctively traced parallel lines and focused on the irregularity created by the crayons. ? In the video production by Malaka Studio, Malouin explains: “I thought it might be interesting to try and replicate this irregularity in a rug.” The design evolved through trial and error with the final aesthetic being very much part of an experimental process. ? Working closely with cc-tapis’ art director Daniele Lora, special $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 12 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Molteni@Home A new digital interior design consultancy service<br /><br />12/05/2020 - Molteni&C|Dada is accelerating the digitalisation process and announcing the launch of a digital interior design service, already up and running in the technologically advanced U.S. market. Because hard times always present new opportunities, and certain long and complex processes are speeded up by the tough situation we currently find ourselves in. ? This is a journey that began a while back, and that will also culminate in an exclusive e-commerce project in the United States. It marks the first step towards increasing Molteni’s proximity to its customers, via the various digital touch points, and towards supporting Molteni&C|Dada’s vast sales network, which plans to have 700 $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 12 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Talenti. Living en plein air The collection desinged by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba and Nicola De Pellegrini<br /><br />12/05/2020 -?Living en plein air: Talenti reinterprets the outdoor space through three new collections, Cruise Alu and Cruise Teak by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba and Tikal, the line of outdoor kitchens designed by Nicola De Pellegrini. Cruise Alu Collection design Ludovica + Roberto Palomba The?elegance and the sophisticated appeal?of the Cruise Teak combined to the modernity of the aluminium frames give life to the?Cruise Alu.?With its simple and refined shapes, the?modular Sofa?surprises for the different configurations it offers. The modularity of the structures makes it possible to arrange the elements in absolute freedom, generating infinite possible combinations and a unique and enjoyable $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 12 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Vitra Presents "Chair Time" Documentary The history of seating from 1807 to today. Available online in free version<br /><br />11/05/2020?-?Vitra presents Chair Time, a documentary dedicated to the history of seating, to its stylistic, design and production evolution. Directed by Heinz Bütler and presented in 2018, the documentary is now available as a free version on the Vitra website and on Vimeo. ? Chair Time leads on a path through a ‘sea of chairs’: 125 objects dating from 1807 to the latest 3D printed designs are arranged in the order of their production years, forming a timeline of modern seating design in the Vitra Schaudepot, the headquarters of the Vitra Design Museum designed by Herzog & de Meuron. ? Serving as a guide on this journey into the past of seating design is Rolf Fehlbaum, Chairman Emeritus $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 11 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Listone Giordano Outdoor. Sustainability and Technology From Ash to Teak: the wooden solutions cover gardens, terraces or pool edges<br /><br />11/05/2020 - High-quality wooden surfaces and technological value: Listone Giordano also offers sustainable, long-lasting and high-quality solutions for the outdoors, able to meet the various design needs.The care in the selection of materials and the flexibility of the individual construction elements offer multiple solutions for the coating of any external surface such as gardens, terraces, verandas or pool edges.? ? The woods of Listone Giordano Outdoor collections are characterized by a biological durability of 25 years of life. Fontaines and Accoya? Ash floors are made from certified raw materials from sustainably managed forests which, thanks to special natural treatments, acquire $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 11 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT The Garden of Delights Diabla welcomes us in an Eden of dreams thought for small pleasures<br /><br />11/05/2020 - How is Diabla unerring in triggering the imagination? Today we allow ourselves to borrow the name of one of the most fascinating and enigmatic works of art to fantasize about the designs in our catalogue inhabiting an Eden of dreams dedicated to small pleasures. Sneak into a private orchard There is something about secret gardens that makes it impossible to suppress the desire to sneak into what are surely the favorite places of a privileged few. Curious by nature, at Diabla we have been able to spy on some of these outdoor treasures and then, with the collaboration of talented designers, transform all that inspiration into ingenious designs. ? An example of this is PLOID, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 11 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Hem Launches Expanded Touchwood Chair Family The cult home and office chair now comes in over 70 new combinations<br /><br />11/05/2020 - Hem?introduces the expanded Touchwood Family. Building upon the classic Touchwood Chair designed by Lars Beller Fjetland for the brand’s first-ever collection, the new family of seating encompasses new upholsteries, finishes, styles, and colours to offer 72 different variants. With its slender profile, flexing backrests, sturdy design, and comfortable seat pad, each piece in the Touchwood Family is easy to use within homes, classrooms, offices, restaurants and public spaces.? “The Touchwood extension came as a direct response to the demand we’ve seen for a collection of extra durable furniture for both public and private environments,” said Hem founder and CEO Petrus Palmér. “We $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 11 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Exhaust by Buster + Punch The spotlights inspired by motorbike exhausts<br /><br />11/05/2020 - Exhaust by Buster + Punch?is a new collection of trailblazing interior spotlights inspired by motorbike exhausts launching worldwide from april 2020. ? The range features four new products; a fixed, an adjustable and a track spotlight, alongside a pendant light. Decorative yet functional, Exhaust is designed to elevate task lighting to a new level, providing directional illumination to interior surfaces and architectural detailing. Each Exhaust spotlight is fitted with a beautifully machined, solid metal baffle designed to capture and diffuse light. The unique baffle design features Buster + Punch’s unmistakable new linear knurl pattern and signature torx screws, alongside $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Sun, 10 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT TLine by Unopiù. Pattern Inspired by Lace and Shapes by the Fifties The new outdoor collection designed by Adam D. Tihany<br /><br />08/05/2020 - Tradition meets the Future with TLine, the Unopiù brand-new outdoor collection in white or graphite coloured aluminium designed by Adam D. Tihany. The etymology of the Italian word ricordo (memory, souvenir in English), comes from the Latin re- (behind) and cor- (heart). Indeed, the Ancients believed that the heart was the seat of Memory and so the Italian word ricordo literally means to recall in the heart. ? Looking at TLine someone could find it familiar, almost intimate, because the pattern and the lines recall nowadays something that lives again by coming back to the heart. Marcel Proust used to say that “certain memories are like friends in common, they can bring about $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 08 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Staycation: Home is the best wellness destination of all The latest trends + 4 tips to boost your well-being by KLAFS<br /><br />08/05/2020 - Achieving an all-round feeling of well-being in your own home is a wonderful experience for the whole family. KLAFS looks at the latest trends and current situation as well as providing you with four top tips to boost your well-being.? #STAYCATION and #COCOONING have been well-known trends for a long time and, now that we’re all better off staying at home, they’re becoming a hot topic once again. Staycation literally means “holidaying at home” and invites people to create such a beautiful environment within their own four walls that they no longer dream of getting away. Likewise, cocooning is a popular trend in which people simply enjoy being at home instead of racing from one $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 08 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT New Porro collection at Boundary Bangkok A journey through best sellers and latest novelties of the Italian brand<br /><br />08/05/2020 - Boundary, the showroom featuring modern high-end design furniture in Bangkok, renovates the set up dedicated to Porro. 10 day and night areas show the best sellers and latest novelties of the Italian brand, known worldwide for the high quality of its systems and collections: the neutral tones of white and grey bring out the chromatic vitality of 17 essences of Porro’s collection of woods, emitting intense notes of elegance, refinement and relax. The absolute protagonist of the layout is Storage, Porro’s system of wardrobes, open wardrobes and walk-in closets here presented in a vast range of spatial and chromatic solutions in the name of maximum customization, testifying its $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 08 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Visionnaire Opens a New Monobrand Store in Montecarlo Today the soft opening in live mode on a Zoom platform<br /><br />08/05/2020 - Today at 5:00pm (Italian time) for the first time Visionnaire experiences a soft opening in live mode on a Zoom platform and then deferred streaming on Facebook dedicated to architects, interior designers, press and the whole Visionnaire community. An absolutely new way to date in the furniture, luxury and interior design sectors and which marks a real turning point for those working in the sector. The Visionnaire board will speak, with its CEO Leopold Cavalli and the Art Director Eleonore Cavalli, the Monegasque partners with the Garbarino family and the Architect Mauro Lipparini, the company’s historical “pencil”, on the theme “the role of interior design in the post Covid era”. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 08 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT P-Saico by Studio Irvine. Irregular, Materical and Three-Dimensional The new Mosaico + project inspired by the Opus Incertum<br /><br />08/05/2020 - A new concept of mosaic: irregular, materical and three-dimensional. Tiles have an irregular surface, thus creating a three-dimensional material effect. We generally envisage mosaic as installed in a uniform geometrical pattern, in which grout has almost always exactly the same width. P-Saico?designed by Studio Irvine for Mosaico+ is a fresh concept of mosaic in which regularity is applied only to the rectangular shape of the tile, while the overall look of the installation is completely irregular. ? As the designer Marialaura Rossiella sais, P-saico takes inspiration from the Opus Incertum in which the pose and the surface create a “regular randomness”.?P-Saico has a random-effect $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 08 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Keep Your Social Distance Up Viccarbe and Jaime Hayon present a new signage to kindly foster social distance<br /><br />08/05/2020 -?Viccarbe with Jaime Hayon suggest a new signage that helps to make kinder the gradual way back to social spaces, such as offices, cafés, restaurants, hotels, airports, among others. This new graphic design comes to life as an alternative to usual signage-technical and not that friendly-, with the aim of outstanding the kindest face and raison d’être of collaborative spaces. The main goal is to keep the security required in the new normality and allow new ways for socialization and knowledge exchange. “Positive messages reinforce the feeling of comfort, when inside a space” – Under this motto, the new signage will remind the minimum distance of 2 meters / 6 feet recommended $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Worlds Indoors: Domestic Coloring Scenarios The black and white quarantine-themed illustrations by Carla Di Benedetto for Archiproducts for download and to be colored in at home<br /><br />07/05/2020 - If you’re in search of a new hobby to try while social distancing, or looking for a way to zone out from the bad news on the media, get your crayons and pencils ready! To make this 'suspended time' lighter and more enjoyable, Archiproducts has published 'Worlds Indoors', a series of black and white illustrations to be colored in in your free time, in the comfort of your own home. You can browse this virtual album and download it to your smartphone or tablet, print it in A4 format and color it in, by yourself or with anyone with you at home: children, grandparents, parents or roommates. In 'Worlds Indoors' the icons of the Archiproducts catalogue come alive, becoming perfect $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 07 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Many Happy Returns, Vico! Taking the occasion of the Magistretti 100th birthday, DePadova wants to pay homage to the visionary architect remembering its creations<br /><br />07/05/2020 - A visionary architect, designer, son of a great professional. Vico Magistretti still represents an excellence signature in the contemporary living style, made of aesthetic simplicity soaking his objects, now transformed by the time in “classic” pieces of modern design. Elegance and personality, innovation and craftsmanship define his furniture and lightings recognizable in geometries, shapes, functionalities, pioneers of a dynamic and varied idea of ambiances to live freely. ? Taking the occasion of the artist’s 100th birthday, DePadova wants to pay homage to Vico Magistretti, remembering the most successful creations signed by the designer for our Company. ? The British $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 07 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Cersaie 2020 will be held in Bologna from 9 to 13 November 'The healthiness of ceramics for rethinking home design and architecture' is the title of the 38th show<br /><br />07/05/2020 - Cersaie 2020 is being moved to new dates and will adopt a safer, more engaging and more international exhibition format. The show will be held in the Bologna Exhibition Centre from 9 to 13 November and will maintain the events and appointments that have made it a global benchmark for the world of ceramic tile, bathroom furnishings, design and architecture. ? The exhibition has been pushed back by 42 days with respect to the original dates for several reasons. “The fact that we will have to live with COVID-19 for some time makes it essential to adopt European protocols to keep exhibitors and visitors safe during their stay in Bologna,” says Antonio Bruzzone, General Manager of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 07 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Ethimo Light Up the Outdoor With Milk Nomad and pop mood for the new lantern designed by Emmanuel Gallina<br /><br />07/05/2020 - Milk is the new Ethimo lamp designed by Emmanuel Gallina, an ‘object’ that stands out thanks to its ironic, curious shape, bringing life to spaces outside with pleasing lighting effects. ? Milk, whose name and design bring to mind the traditional milk bottle, is a lantern with a ‘nomad’ spirit perfect for surfaces or hanging, as required by its setting. Noble materials such as sandblasted glass, teak and leather combine to create a delicate new light ‘container’ powered by wireless hybrid solar energy. ? The expressive capacity of Milk shines forth in its shape and the warm gentle light it provides, reflecting the typical decontextualisation that is the basis of pop art. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 07 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Home Office According to Et al. Organize the space with functional comfortable and ergonomic furnishings<br /><br />07/05/2020 - The home office is increasingly topical and in order to be able to work productively it is important to organize your space in a functional way, equipping them with furnishings designed to be comfortable and ergonomic. ? Et al.'s products are in fact designed especially for those who have to sit many hours a day: they contribute to a correct posture, creating a modern and functional environment, ensuring the right autonomy and giving personality to the space. ? High quality solutions designed to improve the lifestyle at home and to ensure maximum ergonomics and comfort during the working day. ? Et al.'s products stand out for their essential design, 100% made in Italy $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 07 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Graff for Coeur de Megève The iconic Dressage furniture collection furnishes the bathrooms of the boutique hotel rooms<br /><br />07/05/2020 - An artistic and creative mountain location, an internationally renowned ski resort, Megève retains all the charm of an authentic village in the French Alps. Here we find an intimate and welcoming lodge hotel, with a design style inspired by the surrounding environment: warm materials, patina wood, bright and full colors, reminiscent of nature. The Graff?iconic Dressage?collection?furnishes the bathrooms of the hotel rooms ? Coeur de Megève is a structure cleverly designed by the French interior designer Sybille de Margerie, who has been able to create a welcoming atmosphere, combining tradition and modernity. “My philosophy is to reveal the unique soul of a place through its $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 07 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT The Living Divani Furnishings in Pure White Version A new ethereal and bright penthouse in Moldova<br /><br />06/05/2020 - The visual purity of Living Divani design is the protagonist of an all white penthouse created even in this case by the linearchitects studio in Moldova. Precise geometric shapes and the choice of a single color, white, combined with some soft-coloured wood elements, distinguish this ethereal apartment with a delicate taste, flooded by the light that comes from the full-height windows. ? In the living room, you can surely relax over Extrasoft, the iconic sofa with a tender and malleable design created in 2008 by Piero Lissoni. Cozy and warm seats that come close to each other in regular geometries but with uncertain contours, for a composition of free shapes in the space, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 06 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Pedrali for Le Bellevue in Montreux Ester collection by Patrick Jouin furnishes the restaurant of the Glion Institute of Higher Education<br /><br />06/05/2020 - Situated in a unique position on lake Geneva, Le Bellevue in Montreux is the restaurant of the Glion Institute of Higher Education, one of the world's most influential colleges in the field of Hospitality Management. This restaurant is designed to train the leaders of tomorrow in the hospitality industry but it also welcomes gourmet enthusiasts.?Chairs and armchairs from Ester Collection, designed by Patrick Jouin for Pedrali, were selected for the restaurant. ? A location characterized by a strong historical reference: the name Le Bellevue is taken from the iconic hotel originally located in this XIX century building, recently renewed by architects Michel Gicquel and Natacha $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 06 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Olev. Dynamic Light and Visual Comfort Lighting systems for an 'ethical' light value<br /><br />06/05/2020 - In the days spent entirely at home we need proper lighting to accompany us in the different moments that mark everyday life. Studying or working in front of a monitor, cooking, reading, relaxing, playing. The type of light must be able to vary depending on the activity that is taking place and the atmosphere you want to create.?OLEV lighting systems bring an "ethical" light value, to improve the visual comfort of those who live and work in the rooms. ? The Biolight system enables to set the lighting parametres in a completely automatic way and follow the circadian cycle - the cycle of natural light throughout an entire day -, which has great influence on the biorhythm of the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 06 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT "Vertica" a New Staging in the Duka Showroom The dukaversum exhibition hall is renewed<br /><br />06/05/2020 - dukaversum, the important exhibition hall conceived and designed by Bea Mitterhofer and Luis Rabensteiner, president of duka, inside the new company headquarters, renews the 'Vertica' area dedicated to outstanding products, such as pura R 5000,?princess 4000,?multi-S 4000?e?gallery 3000.? ? dukaversum is the experiential showroom born from the desire to 'stage' the four sections in which the duka catalogue is divided: Quadra, Vertica, Aura and Arreda. An exhibition as extraordinary as it is rigorous, offering a clear and concrete panorama of the entire collection. All of duka's know how is conveyed through four environments, each of which reveals a special interpretation of the $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 06 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Anatra by JANUS et Cie. Perfect Balance Between Lightness and Durability Patricia Urquiola’s new collection redefines cool, effortless style<br /><br />06/05/2020 - Deep, rich hues and unique forms define the Anatra collection, a masterfully produced ensemble that celebrates texture with generous, embracing pieces. Designed by the renowned architecture and design icon Patricia Urquiola, this infinitely livable dining and lounge collection is foremost a celebration of craft and texture. ? “Anatra was born from my desire to play and experiment with the scale of weaving, a technique that is very distinctive of JANUS et Cie,” says Urquiola. “I wanted to try and find the perfect balance between lightness and durability, to translate the concept of comfort into generous and embracing seating solutions.” ? Anatra’s powder coated aluminum $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 06 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Light + Building Canceled Due to Coronavirus The event scheduled from 13 to 18 March 2022<br /><br />06/05/2020 - In view of the world-wide situation caused by the Corona pandemic, and the prohibitions on events and travel restrictions associated with it, Messe Frankfurt has decided, jointly with its partners – ZVEI and ZVEH – and with the Trade Fair Advisory Council, to defer the eleventh Light + Building and to hold it, in accordance with its normal sequence, from 13 to 18 March 2022. Due to the present Corona crisis it had already not been possible to hold Light + Building 2020, originally scheduled for March, for which reason the decision was reached to postpone the world’s leading trade fair for lighting and building services technology to the later date of 27 September to 2 October $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 06 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Gandiablasco with Luca Nichetto Their first collaboration unveiled soon<br /><br />06/05/2020?- Curious and with a strong interest in processes, both industrial and artisanal: this is?Luca Nichetto.? His first collaboration with GANDIABLASCO, which will be released in the coming months, is a series of elements that skillfully combine form and function and reinterpret, with a contemporary approach, the essence of the firm. Sober and minimalist lines challenge the limits between exterior and interior and draw the elegant aluminum structures of the different pieces in the collection, which can be combined and generate infinite configurations. There is one detail that is obvious: the cross legs bear a great resemblance to those of classic office seats. ? Where does $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 06 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT GEN_VMT Wins Red Dot for Outstanding Design Quality The set of acoustic tiles, panels and clouds by Vicoustic<br /><br />06/05/2020 - Vicoustic’s new collection GEN_VMT has been awarded the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020 for its excellent design quality. This means that Vicoustic is, with this award, proudly joining a group of world class designers and companies such Philippe Starck, Ferrari, Siemens and Porsche, all previous winners of the Red Dot Award, the world’s most renowned design competition. GEN_VMT: the new Generative Collection Vicoustic is proud to present GEN_VMT, the Generative Collection, a set of acoustic tiles, panels and clouds with a fresh new design concept. In this collection, the innovations introduced by environmentally sustainable raw material VicPET Wool, mainly produced from recycled $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 06 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT NYNY by storagemilano. A Play of Volumes Gebrüder Thonet Vienna's new collection intertwine past and present, looking to the future<br /><br />05/05/2020 - Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH (GTV) presents NYNY, a new family of storage units?designed by storagemilano where wood and Vienna straw, the brand's characteristic materials, meet in a play of volumes to pay homage to the?New Museum of Contemporary Art in Nolita. ? This multifaceted design by storagemilano, with its versatile personality, expresses an interdependence of design, architecture and art that draws inspiration both from the typical postmodernist styles and the graphic playfulness of the eighties while creating an irregular development of perspective that is also accentuated by the intense chromatic composition. ? The reference to architecture is also declared $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 05 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT De Castelli's experiments on the antibacterial properties of copper Natural, passive, antimicrobial material, with a surface that ‘self-sterilises’<br /><br />05/05/2020 - De Castelli has always designed projects using solid copper, favouring it from among the range of metals at its disposal to transform into decor and architectural projects that have a strong visual impact:?desks for hotels, counters for bars and restaurants, high quality accessories for the home and community settings, and surfaces for coverings. Since antiquity, copper has been famed for its antibacterial properties: in China it was called qi, which means health, in Ancient Egypt ankh, a symbol of eternal life; in India for thousands of years people have drunk from copper vessels; and to this day in the United States copper tubing is used to carry drinking water. Now many $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 05 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Lapitec in the Heart of Manhattan The Bianco Polare shade has been used for the coverings in a New York swimming pool, including underwater<br /><br />05/05/2020 - There are secret places in the heart of New York where you can find refuge from the bustle of the metropolis. One such example is this swimming pool - tucked away in the basement of one of the most prestigious buildings in Manhattan - where a harmonious space has been created where to stop the clock and recharge ones batteries. Designed with essential lines and pure geometrical balance, the space is emphasized by artificial lighting and intersected by the effect of the water itself and the wooden wall cladding, which creates a clear contrast with the slabs of Lapitec in the Bianco Polare nuance. ? Sintered stone covers almost all of the surfaces in fact, in different textures $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 05 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Cooking en plein air Retrò mood for th new Officine Gullo gas barbecues<br /><br />05/05/2020 - For outdoor cooking, Officine Gullo presents a collection of barbecues that displays a wealth of expertise in cooking systems. Officine Gullo gas barbecues stand out because of the professional quality of the cooking systems and their exclusive design. Crafted in stainless steel, the barbecues can be painted in any colour in the RAL range as well as in custom shades available on request. A variety of finishes for the brass details are also on hand. Every BBQ can be uniquely personalized. The barbecues are available in three sizes: 80 (BBQ80), 100 (BBQ100) and 140 (BBQ140) cm wide. Built-in versions are also an option for all three sizes. ? The OG BBQ100 Barbecue from Officine $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 05 May 2020 05:00:00 GMT Erba Italia for Cantine Scarpa project Red Baron armchairs and I Love You rug furnishes the interiors<br /><br />05/05/2020 - Erba Italia furnishes the interiors of Cantine Scarpa in Nizza Monferrato, in the heart of Piemonte, Italy. ? A kaleidoscope of colors and material combinations define the interior design, so the designers of ARCHI STUDIO 14 have chosen the Red Baron armchairs covered in floral fabric and the I Love You rug made of bamboo silk. ? ERBA ITALIA on ARCHIPRODUCTS $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 05 May 2020 05:00:00 GMT Alain Gilles + Bonaldo <br /><br />04/05/2020 -?A table that changes shape depending on the observer’s perspective. This is Alain Gilles' creative idea for Geometric Table, one?of the main new products of the 2020 collection by Bonaldo. Summing up significant stylistic and material research, “Geometric Table” is a transforming shape-shifting table that plays on perspective: with a hypnotic visual effect, it looks different depending on the point of view, for a living area with a surprising personality. ? “Like a sculpture, Geometric Table invites the spectators to go beyond first appearances and to ask themselves questions about their own perception of reality”, explains Alain Gilles, a famous international designer and one $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 04 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT SCAB Design: From Outdoor to Home Working The versatile Lady B seats and the double interview with Luisa Battaglia and Marcello Ziliani<br /><br />04/05/2020 - From outdoor to home working. For a relaxing break on the terrace or to offer comfort to the workspace, SCAB design declines its collections according to different aesthetic codes. Among these the seats in Lady B technopolymer, designed by Studio Zetass and ideal for the outdoors, become cocoons in the upholstered textile version Lady B Pop, ergonomically suitable as a solution for the home office. ? SCAB Design opens the conversation on the themes of outdoor projects featuring Luisa Battaglia, SCAB Design’s art director, and Marcello Ziliani, one of the signature designers of the brand. ? What does it mean today for a company to make outdoor furniture and for a designer $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 04 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT Ritzwell. Minimal Design Inspired by Japanese Tradition The 2020 collection designed by Shinsaku Miyamoto and Atelier D.Q.<br /><br />04/05/2020 - This year’s production shows a further development in Ritzwell’s research process aimed at creating a synthesis between the fundamentals of Japanese philosophy and an essential formal language that meets the contemporary taste. ? The minimal shapes, increasingly sophisticated materials and finishes combined with the perfection of the workmanship and the extreme attention to detail clearly reveal the millennial mastery of the Japanese craftsmen and the translation of that knowledge into evolved technologies and a highly contemporary elegance. ? The brand is extending its collection of padded seating solutions entitled RIVAGE LOUNGE CHAIR, which skilfully combines the essential $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 04 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT sanwacompany presents Mortana A new compact kitchen for mini-apartments<br /><br />04/05/2020 - sanwacompany continues developing new projects dedicated to compact kitchen solutions, expression of the best Japanese technology. ? 'Mortana' responds to the need to furnish mini-apartments in a practical way. The exclusive compact kitchen is made of porcelain tile coloured in grey, reminiscent of mortar (a very resistant cement mixture) from which sanwacompany drawn inspiration for the kitchen name. ? The kitchen, with minimal design, encloses in an extremely small space all the necessary functions. The elegant style merges with simple, natural and modern interiors. It is a particularly suitable solution for small living spaces as studios, but it can also be used as $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 04 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT How will the “new normal” – life after COVID-19 – look like in our homes? CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati unveils Pura-Case: ozone power to purify clothes<br /><br />04/05/2020 - International design and innovation office CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati unveils Pura-Case, a portable wardrobe purifier that uses ozone to remove most micro-organisms, bacteria, and viruses from clothes and fabric. The project aims to address the needs of the “new normal' – that is, the emerging changes brought forward to our domestic life by COVID-19. ? Pura-Case was commissioned by Scribit, the tech startup which recently converted part of its production line to respond to the current pandemic. Once a piece of garment is hung inside the case, an air purification system by ozone treatment cleans and deodorizes the fabrics. Currently developed as a prototype, Pura-Case is about $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 04 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT imm cologne: The Platform that Connects People, Ideas and Pathways to Success New role for the home as a filter between the indoors and outdoors<br /><br />04/05/2020 - Everything seems different this year. In every community around the globe, our lifestyles are being put to the test, called into question and adapted in the face of the pandemic. The interiors sector is one area of the economy that’s used to responding to changes in consumer behaviour. “It’s important that this ability to adapt is backed up by a versatile trade fair layout. Trade fairs have a vital role to play in their function as marketplaces and catalysts – particularly in the current situation,” states Matthias Pollmann, Vice President Trade Fair Management, whose responsibilities include the topic areas of furniture, interior decoration and design at Koelnmesse. “A trade $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 04 May 2020 00:00:00 GMT Grand Slam: A Masterful Game of Wood Bending New TON collection designed by Alex Gufler<br /><br />30/04/2020 - Grand Slam, when only the best players play. Designed by Alex Gufler, TON’s new Grand Slam collection is a masterful game of wood bending – representing a swift exchange between the designer’s long-standing experience with furniture design and TON’s perfected wood working techniques. “The collection’s generous curved form, seen usually in metal furniture, presents a technical challenge when made in wood. Responding to such challenge requires significant mastery of craft to ensure that the product meets strength and durability requirements,” says Gufler in his introduction to the collection. In the Grand Slam design, the designer has paired TON’s trademark bent wooden rods with $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 30 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Lockdown. Variations on a theme From self-certificates to pop collages. Quarantine through the eyes of visual art<br /><br />30/04/2020 - Creativity is one of the most effective ways of coming to terms with difficulty. To prove this point we shall have a closer look at reactions of artists and creative minds to the pandemic and the lockdown. Collage, drawings, ready-made or infographics, there are many different ways to recount moods, situations and characters that have become part of the collective imagination. ? Indeed, in recent weeks the web has been teeming with initiatives addressing the various aspects of the deep crisis caused by the coronavirus: the difficulty of health workers in coping with the emergency, the feeling of isolation deepened by restricted social interactions, the time spent at home between $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 30 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Agape Bathtubs. Aesthetics and Wellbeing From the first projects by Benedini Associati to the last outdoor collections<br /><br />30/04/2020 - Transforming bathrooms from a functional place to an essential living space has always been a leitmotiv for Agape, the Italian brand that has explored new interpretations of bathrooms for 40 years. ? Agape was founded in 1973 by the Benedini family. During these 40 years of experience in the bathroom sector the two brothers, both architects, have taken turns in running the business. Designer of many of the company’s most successfull products, Giampaolo has played a key role in creating new concept of bathroom. Since the 1990s Emanuele has been responsible for running the company, successfully keeping the beauty of the collections constant; giving space to the products designed $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 30 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT The patented porcelain stoneware by Marazzi Group Non-slip, resistant and easy to sanitise. Ragno tile with technology StepWise<br /><br />30/04/2020 -?Ragno surfaces, made with the new patented StepWise? technology, offer excellent compliance with the friction requirements of the most stringent non-slip regulations, married to outstanding style for products that are both pleasing to the touch and easy to clean. StepWise? porcelain stoneware can be sanitised with water and non-aggressive detergent, and is thus the ideal solution for both domestic settings and high traffic commercial applications like shops, bars, restaurants and hotels. Ragno brand collections have always combined a vast range of decorative options with guaranteed quality and technical performance. ? Made with advanced technologies, porcelain stoneware offers $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 30 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Time Warp with Raul Abner RADIS Furniture talks with the Estonian designer<br /><br />30/04/2020 - Early coffee. Downloaded fresh apps. Different technical achievements, that his children have never heard of. Sketches on the edge of the notebook waiting to be transformed into the technical drawings folder. Radis meets Raul Abner, Radis Furniture's designer.?A chat that tells the story of the collaboration between the Estonian designer?and the brand specialized in the processing of plywood.? ? Radis: I’ve never seen you without a pencil? Raul Abner: In childhood, I had a good hand in drawing, but my favorite subject at school was math. The boys of that time were still attracted to any available technical activities. This resulted in the entry of a technical school that was not $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Mutina Reworks the Brick Joints, rhythm and color. The new cladding designed by Nathalie Du Pasquier<br /><br />29/04/2020 - Minimal, economical, modular, rhythmical, adaptable to the widest range of forms. The brick is a symbol of connection and, in its individuality, a perfect work of architecture. That’s idea behind BRAC, the new ceramic coating designed by Nathalie Du Pasquier for Mutina. ? Conceived as the natural evolution of BRIC, the designer’s large site-specific installation for the exhibition space MUT - Mutina for Art, BRAC explores the brick in its physical and conceptual essence: a fundamental architectural module and an element linked to earth and traditional ceramics. ? Fascinated by the brick and its possibilities, Nathalie Du Pasquier has elaborated it as a simple and archetypal $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Rexa Design. Enjoy the Small Spaces The Compact Living collection for bathroom designed by Monica Graffeo<br /><br />29/04/2020 - With the?Compact Living collection, Rexa Design?meets the requirements of small spaces by creating innovative design solutions. Monica Graffeo’s monobloc is an evolved system of furniture, open elements, washbasins, trays and accessories that allows for various layouts, from a basic taste to more sophisticated, with combinations of different materials. ? 'Compact Living is a collection that exalt everyday small spaces with elements of many possibilities and various functions', says Monica Graffeo. ? The 45° door, available with push-pull or grooved opening system, gives stability and elegance even in the smallest configurations. The collection is enhanced by matching washbasins $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT New Projects by Métrica and Victor Vasilev for Falper Vanity units, washbasins and taps for all-white bathrooms<br /><br />29/04/2020 - Pure white forms in which reliefs and cuts create a delicate play of light and shadow. New projects by Métrica and Victor Vasilev extend the Falper bathroom range: 7.0 vanity units, the Fontana?washbasin and the tap collections Cilindro?and Acquifero. ? The vanity units and bathroom cabinets of the 7.0?series accentuate Métrica’s penchant for essential and balanced forms, offering a complete and coordinated bathroom furniture system in matt white finish. ? The collection’s distinctive feature is a door handle that displays minimal and tone-on-tone shapes delicately interspersing the continuity of the surface. ? Fontana stems from the continuous search for the formal $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT The Iconic MA/U Studio System for Bathrooms R.I.G. Modules bathroom: versatile storage units with minimalist characteristics<br /><br />29/04/2020 - Intelligent and simple. The storage system R.I.G. Modules by MA/U Studio sees new bathroom versions: tailor-made units and basin, mirrors, light bars and towel racks. Thanks to its ever changing nature and flexible structure, R.I.G. can furnish both wall and freestanding compositions. ? “I designed the R.I.G. Modules bathroom variations to contribute with an aesthetic element in the bathroom by bringing elegance to the rituals of this space of relax and revitalisation” M. Harrsen ? The R.I.G. is designed from the idea of joining simple principles; optimized use of materials, enhanced functionality and a minimalist expression. By using well known construction techniques, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Antoniolupi Washbasins Made by Colored Transparent Resin The new color palette for Cristalmood by Gumdesign<br /><br />29/04/2020 -?antoniolupi presents three new colors for the washbasins made by transparent resin Cristalmood. The three new colors Ceruleo, Oleo and Gran Cru were born from the collaboration between Andrea Lupi and Gumdesign. “We have been experimenting and playing around with colors a lot to create the new Cristalmood color palette”, says Andrea Lupi and Gumdesign. ? The three new colors bring the palette to a total of 13 shades. Resistant like stone and transparent like crystal, Cristalmood is a resin that is manually poured into molds. ? Cristalmood is perfect to produce sinks combined with the most diverse materials, achieving refined color combinations, like as Senso countertop $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Inbani, Architecture as the Inspiration The new bathroom collections designed by Norm Architects and Victor Carrasco<br /><br />29/04/2020 - Inbani presents on preview some details of the new collections designed by Norm Architects and Victor Carrasco. Three projects that evokes the pure lines of architecture. ? After the Prime collection designed in 2016, the Danish studio Norm Architect firms for Inbani Arc and Grate. The two collections derives from the neoclassical architecture, an inspiration where arches and vaults often became a key element in the structural design. The linear rhythm has always been a strong intervention in historical design and classical architecture, so by implementing this element in furniture design we manage to recreate a fraction of this feeling in a smaller scale. ? Paral is $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT GSI ceramica: Technology and Customization Functional and minimal lines for Norm bathroom collection<br /><br />29/04/2020 - Norm is GSI’s minimalist offering, for the client who appreciates simplicity. It is a simple range with nothing superfluous, nothing ornamental. ? Its multiple dimensions and functionality comprise a sanitary range which can be customised to meet a wide range of spaces and requirements. Once combined with accessories and fixtures, this range creates a pleasing, functional and minimal bathroom space. ? Capacious washbasins, the possibility to add towel racks, the many installation options and finally the diferent combinable furnishing systems make Norm a high performance collection ideal for subcontracting. Finally, the sanitary elements all come with GSI’s special extras. ? A $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT FFerrone: An Adventure Started 10 Years Ago Between new collections and memories in blown glass<br /><br />29/04/2020 - FFerrone: an adventure that started 10 years ago. FFerrone, the international namesake brand, based in Chicago and Milan, - founded?by the designer?Felicia Ferrone -?specializing in handcrafted glassware, celebrates its first ten years of activity and does so by launching a new collection, Flight Collection. ? The new Flight Collection is a glassware collection fully in character with FFerrone design aesthetics and inspired by the architecture of her hometown Chicago. The Flight collection was inspired by the towers of Marina City, the iconic architectural landmark designed by Bertand Goldberg in the mid 1960s which sitting on the Chicago River in the heart of the city. The $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT The Calm Beauty of Lan Natural A new attractive palette for the rug collection designed by Neri&Hu for GAN<br /><br />29/04/2020 - The popular LAN collection by Neri&Hu for GAN is back once again, this time in a new colour. LAN NATURAL introduces an attractive palette of mellow neutral tones that are ready to conquer all types of spaces, providing versatility and serenity. ? Designed by the prestigious studio Neri&Hu, LAN NATURAL shares the design and philosophy of the original indigo pieces. The wool rugs are made using two different techniques: the base is a Glaoui, which combines high pile and flat areas, and upon it, overlapping layers of hand-embroidered geometric patterns made by out GAN Women’s Unit, a team of female embroiderers who work on many of GAN’s collections. ? It should be noted $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Bathroom According to Yabu Pushelberg Bathtubs and washbasins with organic shapes made by Salvatori marble<br /><br />28/04/2020 -?Salvatori presents Anima, the first bathroom collection designed by Yabu Pushelberg. With this project George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg introduce bathtubs and washbasins with a distinctly amorphic, organic shapes to Salvatori’s Universe, designed with an approach that applying “the sensibilities of clay to marble”. ? Available in four different stones including Bianco Carrara, Crema d’Orcia, Pietra d’Avola and Gris du Marais, Anima offers a formal connection with stone as a natural material, emphasising the spiritual and sensuous capacity of the material as expressed in its unique colouration and veining. ? The bathtub, with either curved or straight bases, establishes $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 28 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT A Scandinavian Touch for Duravit Pure shapes and soft finishes. Luv collection designed by Cecilie Manz<br /><br />28/04/2020 - Duravit and Cecilie Manz expand the Luv bathroom series with new color combinations and the new Almond Satin Matt finish. ? The unusual design of the Luv series combines Nordic minimalism with timeless elegance. Gentle forms follow a stringent geometry. Luv is defined by precise, clear and fine forms and edges. The designer's original vision for this range was a bowl filled with water on a table. The result is a new design language that, both minimalist and elegant, can be interpreted in a highly individual manner. ? Nordic style has become a firm fixture in the bathroom since the introduction of the Luv series. Danish designer Cecilie Manz’s minimalist design language $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 28 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Caring System. Safety and Functionality for Workspaces The new Estel system guarantees the distance between the workstations<br /><br />28/04/2020 - Estel has always made ergonomics and care for well-being its strong focus point. The company now values this attention to respond to the new needs of the workplace requested from the worldwide health emergency, and that has challenged our way of living and working. ? Much consideration has been made to social dynamics and interactions that take place in the workspaces, taking inspiration from the numerous and important projects carried out over the years, for which thousands of workplaces, and not only, were produced and installed. ? These weeks have made it clear how social distance will have to be part of our new daily life, together with a new need for people: feeling $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 28 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Poggesi for the CityCenterDC Project The urban redevelopment projects in Washington DC by Foster + Partners<br /><br />28/04/2020 - The CityCenterDC is the central feature in one of the largest urban redevelopment projects in Washington DC’s recent history. Foster + Partners master-plan breaks the site down into smaller, pedestrian blocks that bridge new connections between diverse downtown communities: the historic and predominantly residential neighborhoods to the north, and the mainly commercial office developments to the south. ? This way the project reawakened the whole area with new housing and commercial opportunities, designed to be human-scaled. The gateway to the plaza is a glass ‘jewel box’ containing two elevators, while a park in the north-west corner of the site includes a landscaped pool $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 28 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT Viccarbe x Ecoalf 'Because There is No Planet B'<br /><br />27/04/2020 - As drivers of innovation within the fashion and design sectors, the fashion brand Ecoalf and Viccarbe join their know-how in order to lead the journey to sustainability within the contemporary furniture design industry. Since 2012 Ecoalf has revolutionized the fashion field by offering a new generation of products with the same quality and design as the best non recycled. With the mission to stop using natural resources in a careless way, Ecoalf has developed over 400 fabrics using recycled plastic bottles (PET), fishing nets, coffee, post-industrial cotton and wool… transforming them into clothes, footwear and accessories. Today Ecoalf represents the products and fabrics for $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 27 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Wash Exterior Walls in a Warm Glow Architectural shapes for Vibia collections<br /><br />27/04/2020?- With the arrival of warm weather, outdoor areas increasingly become an extension of the home. Creating an alfresco environment that’s as inviting as your indoor space calls for proper lighting to set the right atmosphere. Whether illuminating a terrace, patio, garden, or pool, Vibia offers a selection of premium outdoor wall lights that combines both technical performance and unparalleled style. ? Resembling a geometric sculpture, Break is distinguished by its architectural attitude. The crisp, cubic volume by Xuclà & Alemany can be angled to provide a subtle up or down light as needed. Doubling as minimalist décor, Break is available in three earthy finishes: khaki lacquer, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 27 Apr 2020 06:30:00 GMT Diabla + MUT Design A chat about their new Grill collection<br /><br />27/04/2020 - Alberto Sánchez and Eduardo Villalón, founders of MUT Design,?present GRILL, their first collection for Diabla, which will be released in a few months. The design approach of MUT design?is rule-free and experimental, approach that brought them to create increasingly recognizable objects, with remarkable and vibrant results. This is the case of GRILL introduces a linear language, pure and light visually and invites us to blur the limits that separate interior space from exterior. GRILL debuted its first prototypes in the “A la Fresca” installation devised by the same designers for the “Das Haus” project at this year’s imm Cologne fair.? Diabla meets (virtually) Alberto Sánchez $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 27 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Ceramic Tiles to Renovate Home Colors, textures and formats to create custom compositions<br /><br />27/04/2020 - Now that we must remain at home is the perfect time to think about changes to our houses. There are many choices to keep in mind when we decide to remodel a home, and one of the most important is the quality of the materials. Due to the infinite possibilities, ceramic tile offers the perfect combination of quality, versatility, and design. ? Ceramic tile is solid and sustainable: does not emit noxious substances, is fire-resistant, is long-lasting and maintains its look through the passing of time. In addition, it is one of the most healthy materials, thanks to its low porosity, moisture-resistance, ability to repel dirt and avoid mold and germ build-up. ? We can use ceramic $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 27 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT The New Moooi Lamp Brings Disco Fever to Any Home The new Space Table Lamp designed by Ward Wijnant<br /><br />24/04/2020 - In crazy times like this, Moooi?continues to bring a life extraordinary. With the Space Table Lamp (designed by Ward Wijnant), we found the perfect companion to brighten up your home during this unconventional time. The Space Table Lamp is a lighting design that keeps quiet during the day, whilst bringing the party to your interior at night. Wijnant’s design can be described as curious, material-led and contemporary, it sparkles and makes you wonder. He translates these elements in his first design for Moooi: the Space Table Lamp. ? Unique designer “When you feel the need to connect and have some fun in the safety of your own house, the Space Table Lamp is here for you. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 24 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Home Office Collection by Tonelli design Extra-clear glass or smoky finish: flexible and versatile desks<br /><br />24/04/2020 - The future of interior design is all about flexibility. Home Office collection from Tonelli design is designed to meet the new people’s needs, in particular to design or rethink personal home environment, reaching out to working needs. The collection includes different models of glass desks,?such as:?Penrose Desk?by?Isao Hosoe,?Strata?by?Karim Rashid,?Server?by?Luigi Trenti?and?Work box?by?Marco Gaudenzi. ? Desks in extra-clear glass, which fit into any style and environment, or with a smoky finish, with a more vintage but always trendy taste, equipped with drawers and removable shelves, for the use of the PC and every other device: each piece of the Tonelli design Home Office $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 24 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Cuboluce Special Edition by Cini&Nils The iconic lamp gives a tangible support to tackle the Covid-19 emergency: "design the future is everyone’s responsability"<br /><br />24/04/2020 - Cini&Nils has decided to make available the passion for its work which has always been the drive to design and to experience, to give a tangible support in these dark days that we all share.? For this reason, Cini&Nils has created a Special Edition of the iconic Cuboluce Classic lamp, featuring a series of messages that together make up a rainbow, the symbol of positive thinking and of hope.? ? Part of the proceeds raised from its sales will be made over to the funds set up to tackle the Covid-19 emergency by the World Health Organisation and by the Region of Lombardy.? The reason for this decision is the firm intention to make a tangible contribution to the war being fought $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 24 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Petites Lentilles. Less is More The new suspension lamp designed by Catellani & Smith as a harmonious synthesis between light and matter<br /><br />24/04/2020 - Sometimes the communicative power, the visual impact and the functionality of an object lies in the combination of a few selected structural elements, as in the case of Petites Lentilles?by?Catellani & Smith, the pendant lamp that is a fine example of a harmonious balance between light and matter ? A suspended oval made of natural brass – measuring 120 x 60 cm – traces a large orbit in space, while small transparent lenses, embedded in supports made of brass as well, illuminate and decorate its form, following its lines. The structure comprises a ceiling base equipped with thinnest cables that support the oval ring, as if it were ‘floating’ in the air. ? Less is more.?With $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 24 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Frigerio Proposals for the Night Area Refined “cocoon” effect for Agio and Tiberio collections<br /><br />24/04/2020 - Undisputed main character for the night area, the beds Frigerio reinterpret the contemporary living, each of them with a definite personality. Intense expression of a decorative and cosmopolitan style of the brand, either padded on floor or resting on feet or metal bases, with soft volumes or with more straight lines with sophisticated covers in hide leather, soft leather and elegant velvets and fabrics for the maximum possibility for customization. Leading roles of the range are the last novelties, the bed Agio designed by Umberto Asnago and the bed Tiberio designed by R&D Frigerio. ? The bed Agio is a proposal which is able to convey a strong character to the night area thanks $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 24 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Kitchen Innovation and Online Inspiration from Marrone + Mesubim Italian kitchen designers unveil their brand-new look-book and interactive website<br /><br />24/04/2020 -?Marrone + Mesubim presents a new look-book and website. The look-book is designed to communicate the quality of Marrone + Mesubim’s culinary systems.? In particular, the iconic C3?which is proving to be of interest to interior designers and architects world-wide.? Marrone + Mesubim’s new look-book allows specifiers, designers and architects to truly engage with the C3 in terms of its function and form, communicating in depth its extraordinary capabilities and remarkable quality of design.? The new website has a configuration tool which allows customers, designers and architects to build-online, in real time, their very own bespoke C3 culinary system. The C3 was developed for $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 24 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT BEL Lighting Presents Swapi <br /><br />24/04/2020 - SWAPI by BEL Lighting: compact, glare-free outdoor luminaire, designed to be planted in the ground in the middle of nature to integrate ideally in the garden, it can also be delivered with a fixing base for a rigid fixation on the ground. ? With its low energy consumption, SWAPI is an ideal solution for creating atmospheres or lighting a garden path. With integrated LED and 2m power cable, SWAPI works directly on 220-240V voltage. BEL Lighting on ? $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Aluminium links for a Neo-Renaissance Construction in Budapest Kriskadecor for the KI20 Business Centre project<br /><br />23/04/2020 - In the heart of Budapest, you can find the KI20 Business Centre, an elegant three-storey Neo-Renaissance construction which has been recently renovated. The objective was to convert it into a modern office building, maintaining the historic fa?ade and the great central staircase. ? The interior courtyard, covered by a glass roof, included a wall with electrical mechanisms and exposed pipes. In order to hide them and give the space a cosy and elegant atmosphere suited to the new design, MádiLáncos Studio opted to create a decorative cladding made with Kriskadecor’s aluminum links in satin sand. According to the designers themselves, Kriskadecor's chains were the perfect resource $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 23 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT De Padova and MA/U Studio. Work at Home Tables, chairs and shelving systems for home and office<br /><br />23/04/2020 - The way offices and the teams work has radically changed in the last few weeks. Millions of people around the world have had to rethink the boundaries between working and private life. DePadova philosophy has always conceived furniture following a sophisticated style, without giving up comfort and functionality, realizing pieces that can be perfectly integrated in a domestic ambiance, as well as in a working one, thus defining unconventional and dynamic spaces. Convey a familiar and cozy taste to work ambiances, endorsing quality, elegance, excellence of materials, refinement of the shape of each element. It is for this reason that DePadova and MA/U Studio collection allows to $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 23 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Pedrali Furnishes Spazio Te in Mantua A new meeting place overlooking the Esedra Garden<br /><br />23/04/2020 - Spazio Te, a popular meeting spot overlooking the Giardino dell'Esedra, is set against the magnificent backdrop of the Palazzo Te, one of Mantua's most renowned and visited cultural sites. Highly multifunctional, Spazio Te hosts a variety of activities: a library dedicated to the arts and creativity, a bar open round the clock and an area which houses musical and theatrical events open to the public. ? In this city, once of the Gonzagas, visitors can study, meet friends, relax, sip an aperitif while enjoying the Giardino dell'Esedra atmosphere at dusk, or simply contemplate the beauty of the palace. ? Through Spazio Te, the museum is entwined into the citizens everyday $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 23 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Red Dot Award 2020 for L&L Luce&Light The Intono collection has been awarded for its remarkable mix of design and technology<br /><br />23/04/2020 -?Intono, L&L Luce&Light’s remarkable mix of design and technology, is one year old.?To date, Intono has garnered international critical acclaim on several fronts, emerging a winner in three industry competitions: Light in Theory Design Awards 2019 (LIT), IDA International Design Awards 2019 – Gold and lastly, but certainly no less importantly, Red Dot Award 2020.? ? It is Intono’s different features that have enabled it to win these awards for its capacity to satisfy the demands of high-end outdoor projects. The most striking of these is its ability to blend in with its surroundings: the version with a primer coating can be finished in the same paint as the wall on which it's mounted. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 23 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT First Red Dot for GTV The N.200 lounge chair by Michael Anastassiades wins the Red Dot Best of the Best 2020<br /><br />22/04/2020 - The N.200 lounge chair designed by Michael Anastassiades for GTV wins the Red Dot Best of the Best 2020 in the Home and Seating Furniture category. A highly coveted recognition that is given to a small number of products representing the approximately 50 product categories that the Red Dot Award: Product Design selects every year. For the 2020 edition, the international jury of 40 members evaluated over 6,500 applications received from 60 countries. International guarantee of excellence, introduced for the first time in 1955, Red Dot is today among the highest and oldest awards in the world of design. ? An important recognition that once again rewards GTV’s ability to transform $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 22 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Shadows. Fluid Shapes Made from Hand Blown Glass The new outdoor version of the iconic Brokis lamp<br /><br />22/04/2020 - Now the iconic Shadows collection by Lucie Koldova and Dan Yeffet for Brokis is ready to illuminate exterior settings. Shadows is a take on the famed, timeless lights found in French ateliers, and its typology pays tribute to that legacy. ? Identical in appearance to the original Shadows, the new collection complies with the IP44 rating for exterior use: the handmade wooden body used in the indoor lights has been replaced with a two-piece weatherproof dural body, its subtle form and finish accentuated by a recessed LED light source. Special integrated connectors developed by Brokis make it easy to install the lights in large sets as well as maintain and clean them. ? The precision $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 22 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Diva. Refined Soul and Generous Dimensions The new bathroom furniture designed by Scarabeo<br /><br />22/04/2020 - DIVA is the new bathroom furniture concept designed by Scarabeo to complete the eclectic Moon washbasin collection. The range includes a large variety of figures characterized by a refined soul and generous dimensions. ? DIVA is characterized by a pleasing contrast between the wide size of the bowl and the fineness of its edges, which is a distinguishing feature of the Moon collection. The tubular metal structure holds the impressive presence of the washbasin with a strong personality, creating a perfect harmony of shapes. ? DIVA can be integrated in the most diverse settings, being available in three metal finishes, matt Black, Gray and Dove-Gray. The shelves and drawers $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 22 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Poltrona Frau 'Design Talks of the Future' Appointment tomorrow on Instagram with Roberto Palomba<br /><br />22/04/2020 -?Poltrona Frau launches a new series of talks featuring conversation with leading designers to discuss the future of design and living spaces. Live on Poltrona Frau Instagram channel. ? Tomorrow at 5pm the conversation between Poltrona Frau’s CEO Nicola Coropulis and Roberto Palomba, Architect and Designer of Palomba Serafini Studio. Thursday 30th April at 5pm the appointment will be with the designer Roberto Lazzeroni. New dates will be available in May. Poltrona Frau on ARCHIPRODUCTS $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 22 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Milano, Ci Manchi Moooi pays homage to the Capital of Design<br /><br />21/04/2020 - On the day when the doors to 'A Life Extraordinary' would have been opened, Moooi launches a small tribute to the city of Milan, "the heart and soul where we as designers and brands come together. Milan is always inspiring, rebellious and unexpected." “Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone are marked in our agendas since a long time. They are the annual happenings that every designer, design company and design-lover looks forward to. Everyone knows why we aren’t together this year and we dearly miss it. Most of all, we miss our beloved friends and partners, and all the magic we make happen together”, Marcel Wanders, founder and art-director of Moooi. Moooi releases a celebrative $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Behind the Scenes with Mayice Studio The story of BUIT collection designed for GANDIABLASCO <br /><br />21/04/2020 - From the hand of its creators — Marta Alonso Yebra and Imanol Calderón Elósegui from Mayice Studio —, we discover a little more about the creative process that has inspired the BUIT collection?for GANDIABLASCO?and about the incorporation of an innovative fabric developed exclusively by Febrik by Kvadrat. How did the collaboration with GANDIABLASCO emerge? After attending various events with Alejandra Gandía-Blasco and José A. Gandía-Blasco Canales and visiting the company’s facilities, we had the opportunity to present our proposals to the brand, and BUIT fitted in very well.?An ultra-light aluminium wire mesh that could be a carpet or, deforming itself, a sofa, a deckchair, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Salone to Come Today would have been the start of the Salone del Mobile 2020. Thoughts and notions<br /><br />April 21, 2020. A red circle on the calendar marks this date. Today Milan would have seen the start of the 59th edition of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the most important event in the world of design that annually takes sprightliness and euphoria to the streets and animates the quarters of a city clothed in its vernal dress. It would have meant days of handshakes and embraces, frenzied rides on the metro and with stations in Archiproducts yellow saluting the arriving crowds. Days to lose oneself somewhere between the industrial backyards of the Tortona district and the Liberty style buildings of Porta Venezia, between the artistic installations of 5VIE and the historic showrooms $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Ascent: A Triumph of Three-Dimensional Design Green Furniture Concept unveils their new curved modular bench<br /><br />21/04/20202 - Leave it to Green Furniture Concept to launch the most memorable modular beam seating. The new Ascent Series from Green Furniture Concept was revealed during an online event last 31st of March. ? “Like all our furniture, Ascent is space-saving, durable, easy to maintain and designed for visitor satisfaction. We have been thinking about how to evolve the beam seater areas for a long time. Ascent is the result, and we we were happy to be presenting it for the very first time digitally and at our showroom in Malm?. Rather than launching at a large expo, we felt a smaller event was the only responsible choice, in the light of concerns about the COVID19” says CEO Jonathan Nilsson. ? Gently $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Trio of Top Design Awards Puts New BORA X Pure on a Winning Streak Plus X Award, iF Design Award 2020 and Red Dot Award<br /><br />21/04/2020 - Intuitive operating panel, extremely easy filter change, elegant design and simple cleaning: with these and its other product highlights, BORA?X?Pure has scooped three top design awards before it has even officially been placed on the market. Emphasising the fact that BORA places its focus on its customers and their needs, the new cooktop has received the Plus X Award, the biggest innovation award worldwide for technology, sport and lifestyle. The compact system with surface induction has also won the iF Design Award 2020 in the “Product” discipline. It convinced an international jury of experts with its intuitive function and flush design with a distinctive air inlet nozzle $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 21 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT A Pattern of Light Points Connected in Space Arik Levy’s Structural ceiling light designed for Vibia<br /><br />20/04/2020 - Created by Arik Levy, Vibia’s Structural ceiling light is a study in sleek geometry. A contemporary reimagining of primitive coal-burning braziers, Structural’s crisp profile is composed of a series of cubic volumes affixed to the ceiling. Slender metal rods both join and separate the glowing boxes, disconnecting the light from its power source and casting it precisely where needed. ? Its lean rails stand in counterpoint to the fixed rectangular forms and create a masterful modernist silhouette across the ceiling. The design, a rhythmic pattern of light points connected in space, evokes sculptural pieces seamlessly integrated into the architecture. ? Powered by LEDs that $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 20 Apr 2020 06:30:00 GMT Devon&Devon for a private residence in Versilia Liberty style and ethnic details. The project of the PJK-InnDesign studio<br /><br />17/04/2020 - An exclusive Liberty style villa overlooking one of the most famous sections of the promenade in Versilia has just been renovated by the PJK-InnDesign studio, with elegant stylistic details that blend Italian artisan tradition with ideas inspired by the owners’ passions for art and travelling. The design - the work of architects Massimiliano Tafaro and Alessandra Prezzi - has preserved the integrity of the fine architectural elements, reorganising the interior space, altered by previous interventions, to recreate the unmistakable brightness and typical composure of prestigious early 20th century buildings. ? On the other hand, the decision to merge inspirations and decorative $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 17 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT A British Touch on Salvatori Marble New London interior design project by Elisa Ossino<br /><br />16/04/2020 -?Suspended ambiance and the rhythm of furniture and surfaces: a new interior design project a stone's throw away from London’s Holland Park, curated by Elisa Ossino and Salvatori, is the perfect place for taking a break from the bustle of the city. ? “The structure displays the typical elegance of classic Regency architecture that conjoins neoclassical elements with the typical British formal sobriety”, says Elisa Ossino. “The interiors had it all: the staircase with the wooden handrail, the fixtures and the beautiful bow window. The principal idea was to keep the classic aspects and translate them into a contemporary language. Choice fell on an optical flooring, and I decided to $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 06:30:00 GMT Glas Italia Shaping Transparency New interior doors project by Piero Lissoni<br /><br />16/04/2020?- Aladin and Sherazade Spin, designed by Piero Lissoni,?represent Glas Italia’s latest contribution to the world of design of interior spaces.? The system allows innovative ways to define spaces, combining aesthetics and functionality with the use of evocative materials enhancing their decorative features. This new tool is significantly expanding the company’s collection and adding to the wall partitions, swing, pivot, sliding and pocket door models of the range. The Spin system uses panels with a vertical revolving pivot movement, with bidirectional opening and without door stop. Built to offer the widest design freedom, it allows to place multiple panels side by side and create $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 06:30:00 GMT Living Divani Exploring the Monochrome Minimal furnishings for an ethereal and rigorous home in the heart of Chisinau<br /><br />16/04/2020 - Living Divani furnishes an ethereal and rigorous home in the heart of Chisinau. A small apartment designed by the linearchitects studio that focuses on the gray color as the common thread between the open space living area and the the night one. ? The sophisticated and sensual interior displays tranquility and intimacy. The monochromatic palette reveals a choice of high quality materials and a meticulous attention to every single detail. Protagonists are Living Divani furnishings in a masculine interpretation and of sober and impeccable elegance. ? The living area is dominated by Piero Lissoni’s Neowall?sofa, upholstered in dark gray fabric. This composition of large, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Bang & Olufsen + Benjamin Hubert Beosound Balance: a powerful and poetic home speaker<br /><br />16/04/2020 - Bang & Olufsen presents the powerful home speaker Beosound Balance designed by?Benjamin Hubert. Created with a passion for music, design and craftmanship, Beosound Balance is inspired by interior objects to redefine home audio in a way that only Bang & Olufsen can: a soft, rounded silhouette using interior-first materials such as solid oak wood and knitted textile, an innovative user interface that hides when not in use and seven carefully placed speaker drivers with beam-forming technology that lets the user choose between powerful and room-filling sound for everyday listening and sound directivity for precise and immersive music experiences. Beosound Balance is designed in collaboration $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Pixel Turns 10 Sergio Bicego’s iconic modular sofa for Saba Italia<br /><br />16/04/2020 - Saba’s most popular and iconic sofa turns 10. On occasion of this special anniversary, Saba celebrates Pixel’s timeless spirit and eclectic soul with a series of photographs by Studio MILO and Beppe Brancato that anticipates the new catalog. ? Pixel seating system, designed by Sergio Bicego in 2010 and restyled in 2014, is characterized by a series of combinable elements that uses a connector exclusively made by Saba Italia. Detachable arm and back rests allow for innumerable different arrangements. ? Padded seat cushions are available with a patchwork cover that further adds to the customization possibilities of the sofa. Thanks to the particular shape of back and arm rests, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Porro: Your Personal Retreat Pure lines, timeless materials and precious details for home comfort<br /><br />16/04/2020 - #Stayathome! There is no more important rule to follow at the moment. With the entire world getting into lockdown, we are offered the opportunity to fully reclaim our domestic space. Rediscover your personal refuge and enjoy the comfort and aesthetic pleasure of Porro furnishings: sofas, chaise longues, armchairs, armchairs, with pure lines, precious materials and sophisticated details. ? A natural evolution of the eponymous armchair, Kite Sofa is fit for a living space with its plastic shape resembling a seashell. With its compact outline, Kite Sofa unveils its refined details to a keen eye: balanced thicknesses, accurate proportions and the elegant curve of the tubular structure $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Quilt: Stoneware Patchwork The new Mosaico+ collection designer by Marialaura Rossiello for Studio Irvine<br /><br />16/04/2020 - Tradition, patchwork, stitching, freedom of composition, déjà-vu: Mosaico+ presents Quilt, the new tile collection designer by Marialaura Rossiello for Studio Irvine. ? Patchwork belongs to an age-old hand-crafted tradition, in which the combined pieces always create a unique geometrical pattern. “Looking through an old English book on patchwork – said the designer Marialaura Rossiello - I discovered the art of quilting, in which patchwork pieces are combined by stitching which is decorative in its own right. I applied this concept for Mosaico+'. ? The result is a stoneware mosaic in which the modules can be installed uniformly, for a geometrical effect, or at random, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Essential and Rigorous Design by Living Divani The new sofa system by Piero Lissoni and the secretary desk by David Lopez Quincoces<br /><br />16/04/2020 - Living Divani presents the 2020 collection, results from the synergy between the Art Director Piero Lissoni and Carola Bestetti, the second generation and a reference figure for the talent scouting that distinguishes the brand. Existing families are expanded, ideas develop, and the brand's vision of ethereal and refined beauty moves with ease from the living room to the bedroom, from the dining area to the outdoor. Essential products but impeccable in the execution for a real "Living Divani world". ? As always, the protagonists of the collection are the upholstered systems by Piero Lissoni. Characterized by the armrest nestled between the backrest and seat that gently curves, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Triumph of Color: Bathroom According to Bette Timeless and bright shades<br /><br />16/04/2020 -?Timeless colors and bright shades: this is the the bathroom according to Bette. Coloured washbasins or shower surfaces provide eye-catching dashes of colour in the bathroom, and make it possible to design the architecture in an intriguing way,?outlining an?unconventional mix-match in the space dedicated to relax. ? From a stylistic point of view, the modern is characterised by purist design, minimalist design language - and clear dominance of the colour white. Why? Because the effect of a product is decisively dependent upon the design and colour from a formal/aesthetic point of view. For many architects, interior designers, planners and end customers, the choice of colour $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Creating a Sense of Arrival: The Holland Console SP01 with Studio Metrica<br /><br />16/04/2020 - An impact piece ideal as entryway console, sofa table or writing desk, the Holland Console elegantly reinterprets the language of its older sibling, the Holland Dining Table, on a compact scale. ? A representation of the minimalist ethos of Milanese design studio Metrica for SP01, the seemingly simple design of the Holland Console uses robust materiality and refined detail to become greater than the sum of its parts. Function finds form Fine and robust, crisp and curved, subtle and eye-catching; the Holland Console is a contrast of form. It’s also a chameleon of function, equally at home in the lounge room, the office or the entrance hall. ? Combining crisp sculpted details $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Stripped Back Minimalism in White and Grey The unmistakable chromatic imagination of Gandiablasco<br /><br />16/04/2020 - The architecture and the colour white form a paradigmatic tandem of both Ibiza and GANDIABLASCO. Ibizan white is a determining part of the firm’s original identity and has been ever since the company suddenly broke into the field of outdoor furniture with a mini collection back in 1996. This was a revolutionary, almost experimental, limited series of furniture created for the terrace of Ca Na Xemena, —José A. Gandía-Blasco Canales’ house on the island, and today an architectural heritage site in Ibiza. Made from aluminium window profiles, it is an ode to the white and the lifestyle of the Ibiza of the fishermen, devoted to life outdoors. ? What began as a scale representation $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Banana & Terracotta Bai Chair by Ondarreta in new limited edition colours <br /><br />16/04/2020 - Generous proportions and wraparound lines, a versatile piece that has a noble and welcoming appearance. The Bai Chair by Ondarreta is now available in 2 new limited edition colours, banana and terracotta, enhancing even more its soft seat with organic curves. Banana ? Banana is an energetic and fresh colour that brings joy to any space, making it look bright and welcoming. Evoking creativity and positivity.?It is a perfect colour because it provides a wonderful and warm feel in the summer whilst remaining perfectly cosy and comforting in the cool winter months.? Terracotta ? The colour of the earth and nature. It is easy to combine with different options, either with $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT #stayhome with Lucie Koldova "Hold on and be creative!"<br /><br />15/04/2020 - In these uncertain times of global emergency, to #stayathome is the imperative necessity. But can this “suspended time” be transformed into opportunity and can creativity help us to see a light at the end of this tunnel and imagine a future beyond the coronavirus crisis? Another episode in our series about the thoughts and reflections of designers during the lockdown. This time it’s?Lucie Koldova?to answer our questions about personal experiences and life under lockdown. ? How is the current situation affecting your life and work I am not free to travel and move, my daily life is not as dynamic as usual. I have moved out of Prague. I do worry about glass craftsmen $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Closca Mask. 'Inspire Change' A new project at the service of? reflection in times of the coronavirus<br /><br />15/04/2020 - Looking at the new Closca Mask, it might seem that the claim of Closca, '?Inspire Change?', was created by and for it and thinking about these enclosed months. But no. It is simply that both concepts, the mask and the motto, respond to the same spirit of Closca: ?practical and beautiful design at the service of reflection?. But what is Closca Mask? The innovative ?reusable mask? by the Valencian company (Spain) redesigns the unexpected symbol of the pandemic. The mask has become the icon of the 'Age of the Coronavirus', but much earlier it was already a characteristic object of the 21st century. ? As you know, it is the century of the unbreathable air of the big cities, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Seela: one, no one, and one hundred thousand Minimal or full colour, for indoor and outdoor. The seatings collection by Lapalma<br /><br />15/04/2020? - SEELA comes on castors for a contemporary open office, upholstered for an elegant dining room, colourful for a bright and attractive restaurant, easily stackable for instant storage, and ideal also for outdoor spaces: the chair, designed by Annti Kotilainen for Lapalma, features an additional advantage and a detail that confirms its ultimate originality. Man and nature come together, one observes while the other suggests shapes and materials. SEELA perfectly expresses what has been learned from Finnish design with an entirely new combination of two materials: polypropylene for the shell and wood for the insert of this chair with a rounded shape. ? Such an unusual combination $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Giotto by Cea. Inspired by Archetypal Circular Forms The new version of the iconic taps collection<br /><br />15/04/2020 - Inspired by pure and archetypal circular forms, the GIOTTO collection is designed in stainless steel AISI 316L, available in satin and polished finish. Created to ensure the maximum freedom of composition, GIOTTO expresses aesthetic coherence and functionality. The collection includes a wide range of mixers and accessories repeating circular shapes, which emphasize their perfection. ? Expansion in range of the GIOTTO collection created to give new configurations to taps and their fittings through the single-lever mixer. GIOTTO PLUS, while maintaining the purist and contemporary lines of the previous collection, presents itself with a deliberately generous handle which houses $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT The lightness of the ink drawing to decorate the walls Officinarkitettura? presents the new Sign collection<br /><br />15/04/2020 - The 'ART Monographs' section of Officinarkitettura? is enriched with Sign, a series of refined graphics born from the meeting between the artist MajMaj and the designers Alessia Curella and Giulia Cassarini. ? The 'Sign' works come to life, drawn on a white sheet with black ink, sometimes with light hints of color. The lightness black on white, the delicate strokes that touch each other, the thin lines that draw aerial, abstract, suspended figures. The graphic style invades the rooms, adorns them with delicacy, lightness and simplicity. ? A sincere feeling of freedom, desire for space and purity, all enclosed in lines drawn in ink, inspired by the themes of nature, built $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Ceramiche Caesar for Villa Isotta The brand's collections cover the indoor and outdoor areas of the Tenerife resort<br /><br />15/04/2020 - Alien-looking landscapes, wonderful beaches, cliffs overlooking the sea, and nature that changes according to which panoramic view. Located in this heavenly scenery, on the Costa Adeje in the popular resort of El Madronal, is Villa Isotta, a fabulous two-family residence that stands out for its contemporary, welcoming style. ? Within this frame are various Ceramiche Caesar products that have been chosen to elegantly dress some of the internal and external spaces of the building with functionality, creating a continuum of beauty and charm between the indoor and outdoor environments. ? And it is for outside that the porcelain stoneware system of perfectly squared and ground $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 15 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT #stayhome with Kunaal Kyhaan 'Nothing is in our control. It's time to rethink new philosophies oriented towards serving the community'<br /><br />14/04/2020 - Another episode in our series about the thoughts and reflections of designers during the lockdown. This time it's Kunaal Kyhaan, the Indian-born designer and trained in New York, with past experience as a Bollywood actor and the soul of a globetrotter, to answer our questions about personal experiences and life under lockdown. His aesthetic is a melting pot of cultures and languages, full of life yet always well-structured and coherent, capable of blending the deeply spiritual traditions of India with an elegant, ultra-contemporary approach to design for an absolutely unique visual effect: a fascinating dialogue between Indian identity and the expressive codes of global design $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Taba by Alfredo H?berli. Form and Poetry Soft and organic lines define the new family of seats Taba<br /><br />14/04/2020 - Live, sit, talk, work. The new Taba collection?designed by Alfredo H?berli for Moroso is for?multifunctionality.? ? The overlapping of different organic lines, together with a softness characterized by symmetric forms, forges the TABA philosophy. The Swiss/Argentinian designer affirms that 'when you design sofas and seats, interaction with people must take pride of place. This is why I play with the precision of lines and the poetics of the organic language.' ? TABA is the name of an old Argentinian rural game, played with a cow's bone.?The game of old time campesinos is one of skill, which must be played on soft and humid ground. Taba is a cattle bone onto which two metal $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Graphics and Colors: Ex.t Wallpaper Collection New versions for Bernhardt & Vella's Nouveau and Marcante Testa's Frieze<br /><br />14/04/2020 - Ex.t presents a preview of an unprecedented element that extends the Nouveau collections by Bernhardt & Vella and Frieze by Marcante Testa: the new waterproof wallpapers dedicated to bathroom surfaces. ? Starting from the shapes of Nouveau collection, the designers Bernhardt & Vella present two different wallpapers with geometric lines, both available in three different colors. The first one enhances the three-dimensional effect through a combination of narrow and wide textures with different color shades. The second one is characterized by small triangular graphic elements, a tribute to the Déco atmospheres feature of the whole collection. Nouveau Wallpaper is a collection of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT The new Sanlorenzo flagship office in Singapore The project by Lissoni Associati inspired by the world of nautical construction<br /><br />14/04/2020 -?One of the world’s leading producers of yachts and superyachts, Sanlorenzo confirms its international success with the creation of a new flagship office of Sanlorenzo Asia in collaboration with Simpson Marine. A facility recently completed and scheduled to open next month in Singapore, at the prestigious, exclusive Sentosa Cove marina. ? Designed by Lissoni Associati, the new Sanlorenzo space will be a strategic reference point for operation on the local market, reinforcing the brand’s program of leadership in Southeast Asia by means of a direct presence. ? The design conveys a sense of continuity with the image developed for the Sanlorenzo booths at boat shows around $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT A Bright Disc with Precious Finishes The new Horo lamps designed by Pierre Gonalons for Masiero<br /><br />14/04/2020 - Masiero presents the new Horo lamps designed by Pierre Gonalons. ? The symbol of a disc of light is as ancient as the world itself, a universal symbol and an infinite source of inspiration. Pierre Gonalons, a great aficionado of the circle shape with its references spanning from the Egyptian god Ra to the Golden Sun, to the Eye of Horus, has designed a collection of suspensions, floor, appliqué and table lamps with gilded metal frames housing a prism glass disc, with a unique diamond point finish. ? A minimal, simple, almost graphical shape which takes on a vintage feel with distinctive metal and glass finishes: a brushed brass finish has been selected for the metal, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT CEDIT’s collection Policroma has won the Red Dot Award Large slabs designed by Cristina Celestino inspired by marble and marmorino surfaces<br /><br />14/04/2020 -?“Policroma” collection by CEDIT - Ceramiche d'Italia (a Florim Group brand) won the Red Dot Award 2020, a prestigious international prize awarded once every year to the most interesting and original design products. A jury of internationally renowned experts selected the collection among over 6,500 products from 60 different countries. Appreciated for its high design quality, the collection "Policroma" created by Cristina Celestino reinvents ceramic products by proposing an innovative aesthetics combining classical architectural canons with a more contemporary expressive code. CEDIT large slabs present stunning marble and marmorino inspired surfaces and truly scenic compositions. The?Policroma?ceramics $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Accademy: Rigorous Structure, Tactile Surface The new writing desk by Memedesign<br /><br />14/04/2020 - Memedesign expands its collection also thanks to the combination of refined and elegant materials and the painted metal sheet. Objects useful also for WORK and CONTRACT spaces, since versatile and individual, confirming a trend that has now been consolidated for working spaces. This is well represented by Accademy, designed by the architects Gianmarco Codato and Luciano Trevisiol. ? Thought for the modern home-office, the writing desk also conveys the ancient wisdom typical of private moments. The large rounded top, in charcoal-dyed oak veneer, softens the rigorous structure in colored iron (available in 15 colors) with its warm tactile surface. ? Accademy deserves an $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Homage to the Fibonacci Series by JANUS et Cie How Gabellini Sheppard balances space and light to create sculptural masterpieces<br /><br />14/04/2020 - The mesmerizing curves of the Fibonacci Avanda Recamier, the formidable base of the Fibonacci Fondo Table—each of these elements embodies the composed Fibonacci collection, designed by the prestigious award-winning Michael Gabellini and Kimberly Sheppard. ? In Fibonacci, Gabellini Sheppard masterfully balances dramatic curves with light and weightlessness to create an inviting collection. Skillfully handwoven by artisans who possess the patience, dexterity and brilliance to follow hundreds of strands and multiple patterns, the Fibonacci collection exemplifies superior craftsmanship, earning it the mindful distinction of a JANUS et Cie Masterpiece. The innovative JANUSfiber $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Tile of Spain Remains Active in Sales and Service Network to the Customers <br /><br />14/04/2020 - Despite the exceptional situation caused by the COVID-19 and the restrictions set in Spain, the Spanish ceramic tile manufacturers will continue to meet their customers' needs and the international orders dispatch times. Tile of Spain companies are present in more than 180 countries all over the world and their commitment is to keep meeting their clients and customers’ needs with the same quality and service guaranteed by the Spanish ceramic tile industry in international markets. In response to the international health crisis caused by COVID-19, the Spanish ceramic tile industry has taken the measures needed to protect the health and safety of all workers, adopting, in some $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT MG01 Magnetic Floor by Planium "The Magnetism" of a Flooring Installation System<br /><br />14/03/2020 -?How many times have we heard of Green Economy, Green Growth, Green Architecture or Green Design, or simply of Green to indicate a concept related to ecology and environmental sustainability. The ecological virtuosity of Planium?lies in the perspective of having created totally dry laying systems for floors, that is, those that do not require the use of glues, which are harmful and which make the application less fast. MG01 Magnetic Floor is one of the quickest laying?systems and in addition to being dry, it also has the characteristic of preserving, if necessary, the existing flooring that does not need to be removed: thus failure to dispose of this will not generate other costs $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 14 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT New Billiani Seatings Designed by Cristina Celestino Soft shapes inspired by the world of fashion<br /><br />10/04/2020?-?Billiani presents on preview the Frise?e seating family and the Corolla lounge collection both designed by Cristina Celestino. ? Frise?e is a collection that combines the solidity of wood with an ironic and joyful frivolity. Cristina Celestino’s soft and enveloping touch exalts Billiani’s materials and know-how with pure colours, corners that turn into delicate curves and bulb-end legs. Although designed for the contract market, Frise?e expresses a cultured and sophisticated lightness that gives a nod to the world of cabinet making. ? Corolla is a collection of armchairs with soft and harmonious shapes. The rounded volumes are lightened by the worked wood base, Billiani’s $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Unikolegno For an Even More Sustainable Future The parquet collections reach the main Italian and international quality standards<br /><br />10/04/2020 - In recent years Unikolegno has?faithfully followed the path of certification which has allowed it to contribute to the achievement of the main Italian and international quality standards. ? Their wood flooring has passed the decisive test and achieved CFL-S1 certification: the highest class of reaction to fire that wood flooring can aspire to when special varnishes to make it ‘FIREPROOF’ are not used. It has also received Eurofins certification, which attests that it is manufactured observing the strictest limits for VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) emissions, extremely low in our products. In addition, where The wood flooring collection is installed you are sure to breathe $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Street Signs for a Socially Distant Era A Love Letter to NYC by Dylan Coonrad<br /><br />10/04/2020 - 'How could socially critical communication tools like street signs help us adapt to the new normal?' This is the question that whirls in Dylan Coonrad's head, Creative Director of CannonDesign the integrated Living-Centered Design Firm. In an unusual deserted New York, Dyson's eyes fall on the street signs?that no longer make sense in a city under lockdown and he tries to think about how road signs can evolve at this particular moment where social distance is mandatory. So he writes a love letter to his city where 'today, society needs constant reminders to socially distance, stay home, protect our elders, and much more.' A Love Letter to NYC New York, United States, $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 10 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Studio IMA and Anniversary: Between Mexico and Japan A collaboration that unites distant design languages<br /><br />09/04/2020 - This past February, Studio IMA and Anniversary teamed up during Mexico City’s Art Week for a showcase that reframes contrasting design disciplines in an inviting apartment setting. On view until Fall 2020, the exhibition is a clever take on the power of aesthetics and instinctive perception, putting the distinct Mexican and Japanese cultures in dialogue. ? In organizing the show, Bettina Kiehnle of Studio IMA collaborated with Alex Lesage and Emanuelle Roque of Anniversary to dress the gallery’s rooms in a unique manner, displaying the chosen objects alongside existing pieces from various local and international artists, to create a somewhat mystifying atmosphere that blurs $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Behind the scenes: Gallotti&Radice A free webinar to discover the world of Gallotti&Radice is scheduled today<br /><br />09/04/2020 - In this difficult time we need to try and carry on with our usual activities making use of new technologies and shorten the distance. For this reason Gallotti&Radice offers a series of live meetings, appointments intended to show Gallotti&Radice ‘behind the scenes’. The third appointment is scheduled today. ? The webinar are completely free and are aimed at professionals, architects, designers as well as whoever is keen to get a closer look to Gallotti&Radice’s World. ? 3 - PRECIOUS DETAILS Thursday 09 April from 4.30PM to 5PM (GMT +1) [italian] or Thursday 09 April from 6PM to 6.30PM (GMT +1) [english] ? Training Manager | Chiara Greppi ? How to $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT From home and wood workshop to exhibition space CP Parquet for Palazzo Cavanis, a 16th century building in Venice<br /><br />09/04/2020 -?Located along the Fondamenta delle Zattere, bordering the Church of the Visitation and overlooking on Giudecca's island, Palazzo Cavanis is a 16th century building used today as a residential unit and as renowned exhibition space. ? Its privileged position in the Dorsoduro district, artistic and cultural heart of Venice, makes it one of the main meeting points for the most prestigious national and international events, such as the Biennale di Venezia. In 2019 in fact, the palace opened its doors to welcome artists and visitors of a collateral exhibition of the 58°Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte. ? The building, in its structure and decoration, still bears traces of $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT #stayhome with Florence Bourel "More than ever, today, imagination, Art, color are essential to our lives!"<br /><br />09/04/2020 - In these uncertain times of global emergency, to #stayathome is the imperative necessity. But can this “suspended time” be transformed into opportunity and can creativity help us to see a light at the end of this tunnel and imagine a future beyond the coronavirus crisis? ? Another episode in our series about the thoughts and reflections of designers during the lockdown. This time it’s Florence Bourel to answer our questions about personal experiences and life under lockdown. ? How is the current situation affecting your life and work? Many projects are either stopped or postponed. I therefore focus on longer-term collaborations (visual merchandising - artistic direction), $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 09 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT Illuminate the Coworking Space with Vibia Lamps Wireflow by Arik Levy for a new project in San Francisco<br /><br />8/04/2020 - Situated in a historic neighborhood of downtown San Francisco is Canopy Jackson Square, a boutique co-working space designed by Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi. ? The open-plan, 13,000-square-foot layout reimagines the traditional workplace with cutting-edge architecture that incorporates stylish work and lounge areas for private or communal tasks. Dramatic geometric lines and natural materials—think marble floors and tabletops, wood-slat ceilings, and exposed concrete—predominate in the uncluttered, contemporary design. ? Inspired by the nearby iconic North Beach neighborhood, the designers selected décor that nods to its local landmarks: green sofas echo the oxidized copper $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Ethimo celebrates its first ten years with a new photographic project The Botanical Garden of the University of Palermo hosts the most iconic pieces<br /><br />08/04/2020 - To celebrate its first ten years, its love and bond with the Mediterranean, Ethimo has chosen to set the 2020 communication campaign in a garden of great botanical and cultural value which is also the oldest and richest botanical garden in Europe: the fascinating and evocative Botanical Garden of the University of Palermo – part of Italy’s priceless heritage and an architectural and natural wonder. ? Among the opulence of extraordinary plants, such as the giant bamboo, ginkgo biloba, ficus macrophilla, citrus and palm trees, the iconic pieces from the Ethimo collection settle in nicely and blend with the forms and colours of nature through the lens of photographer Bernard Touillon. $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT #stayhome with Arik Levy 'Just look inside yourself and ask the right questions'<br /><br />08/04/2020 - In these uncertain times of global emergency, to #stayathome is the imperative necessity. With all of us confined to our homes, we have to get used to a different daily routine, somewhere between kitchen sink and working desk, where time drags on and patience becomes the only virtue. Can this “suspended time” be transformed into opportunity and can creativity help us to see a light at the end of this tunnel and imagine a future beyond the coronavirus crisis? ? Another episode in our series about the thoughts and reflections of designers during the lockdown. This time it’s Arik Levy to answer our questions about personal experiences and life under lockdown. ? How is the current $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Synergies Between Materials. Cruise by Talenti Teak, aluminum, ropes and textiles for the new outdoor collection<br /><br />07/04/2020?-?Talenti presents eclectic Cruise Collection stands out in which wood coexist (Cruise Teak ) and aluminum (Cruise Alu). ? Inspired by the emotions aroused by a crossing in the most beautiful seas of the world, the Cruise collection by ps+a Palomba Serafini Associati is undoubtedly the one that most expresses the boating influence. This gives it an unmistakable appeal which is confirmed both in the teak variant and in the new aluminium version. Also, in this case, ropes are the protagonists that envelop every element of the Cruise range: the sofa, both in the modular and in the fixed version, the living armchair and the dining armchairs. ? The modular Sofa is structured in $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 06:30:00 GMT Diletta: Minimalist and Joyful The new Memedesign wall mirror designed by Giuseppe Viganó<br /><br />07/04/2020 -?The Memedesign collection continues under the banner of color, which has always been its strong point and dominant leitmotiv. A minimalist but joyful design that is well represented by the wall mirror Diletta, designed by the designer, who dedicates himself with care and passion to the industrial design and artistic direction of various companies of the sector. The wide mirror with rounded corners can be hung both vertically and horizontally, creating funny juxtapositions of colors in several spaces. The practical 12,5 cm shelf functions as frame and makes Diletta a multifunctional and extremely versatile object. Available in all the colors of the range. Useful for the different $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Diemmebi. Color to the Project New chromatic variations for the MakeUp, Cortina.026 and Eclipse collections<br /><br />07/04/2020 - For the new 2020 collection, Diemmebi brings color joins the community and outdoor projects by introducing new shades?in several collections.?A choice not only for decorative purposes, but to approach the increasing need to ensure well-being in the workplace and meeting spaces. So here are the recent MakeUp and Cortina.026 collections, both designed by the Basaglia+Rota Nodari Studio, now enriched with the RAL colours Golden Yellow and Distant Blue. While the RAL Sage, Rust, and Linen join the colours of the Eclipse collection designed by Angelo Pinaffo. 'Recent discoveries have shown that our reaction to colour is comprehensive, both from a physiological and psychological $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Zanotta, a Relaxing Corner Armchairs and chaise longues designed to combine comfort and ergonomics<br /><br />06/04/2020 - The frenzy of everyday life and the eventful nightlife have suddenly stopped: it is time to cultivate our passions, to deepen an interest, to relax, enjoying the comfort of a cosy armchair at home. Zanotta focuses on the person, his interests, passions and relationships with a collection of armchairs and chaise longues designed to combine comfort and ergonomics, satisfying the needs of domestic life. Elegant and sophisticated they are create areas dedicated to conversation and conviviality and at the same time they design a protected and reserved dimension for the individual, a space to enjoy moments of recreation, to dedicate to one’s passions, like listening to music or reading $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Mon, 06 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT #stayhome with Masquespacio 'This is a great opportunity to take a step forward to sustainability'<br /><br />03/04/2020 -?Another episode in our series about the thoughts and reflections of designers during the lockdown. In these uncertain times of global emergency, to #stayathome is the imperative necessity. But can this “suspended time” be transformed into opportunity and can creativity help us to see a light at the end of this tunnel and imagine a future beyond the coronavirus crisis? After Marcio Kogan, Ramón Esteve and Constance Guisset,?we asked Masquespacio to tell us about their?personal experiences during the lockdown. ? How is the current situation affecting your life and work? The truth is that Ana and I have always been working from our home so for us it hasn’t been a big change $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT #stayhome with Constance Guisset 'This situation will probably change our priorities'<br /><br />03/04/2020 -?In these uncertain times of global emergency, to #stayathome is the imperative necessity. But can this “suspended time” be transformed into opportunity and can creativity help us to see a light at the end of this tunnel and imagine a future beyond the coronavirus crisis? Another episode in our series about the thoughts and reflections of designers during the lockdown. This time it’s Constance Guisset to answer our questions about personal experiences and life under lockdown.? How is the current situation affecting your life and work? The current situation is obviously a big shift in our lives and work. Today, I try to focus on what is essential, the fact that my relatives $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT #stayhome with Marcio Kogan 'Try to take this moment with ease'<br /><br />03/04/2020 -?In these uncertain times of global emergency, to #stayathome is the imperative necessity. But can this “suspended time” be transformed into opportunity and can creativity help us to see a light at the end of this tunnel and imagine a future beyond the coronavirus crisis? ? Another episode in our series about the thoughts and reflections of designers during the lockdown. Marcio Kogan shares his?personal point of view. ? How is the current situation affecting your life and work? My answer is the same as that of everyone around the world: I am very sad with everything that is happening and here in Brazil, that we’re still at the beginning of the curve, we have an absolutely $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT #stayhome with Ramón Esteve 'All the shocks that take us out of our comfort zone are necessary and force us to improve'<br /><br />03/04/2020 - In these uncertain times of global emergency, to #stayathome is the imperative necessity. Can this “suspended time” be transformed into opportunity and can creativity help us to see a light at the end of this tunnel and imagine a future beyond the coronavirus crisis? "We have the ability to work imagining something in the future, and from there we generate a series of mechanisms to solve it. In this uncertain situation, I think it is a great quality that we must take advantage of", says Ramón Esteve. ? We asked the Spanish architect and designer about the impact of these drastic changes on the perception of time, on his work and the creative process. ? How is the current $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Et al., Outdoor Conviviality Palau, Shade, Nassau and Stripes collections for gardens or terraces<br /><br />03/04/2020 - Comfort, functionality, and community are the greater traits of the Et al. furnishing production, which always put into the foreground the relationship between people and the environment, satisfying all the daily needs. ? Palau Lightness, sturdiness and comfort; the new Palau collection by Marc Sadler combines aesthetic perfection and functionality, providing solutions to easily furnish all kind of environments like communal spaces, offices and meeting rooms, Food & Beverage premises, indoors and outdoors. ? “Monobloc chair and armchair seemingly simple in design but hiding a considerable technical-productive sophistication. From the generative process capable of translating $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT When Creativity Meets Digital Innovation Wall&decò presents the new W&d Xtra Reality app<br /><br />03/04/2020 - Wall&decò continues its path to innovation and launches W&d Xtra Reality, the brand-new app designed to describe contents through the augmented reality. ? Through the unique markers placed inside the Wall&decò catalogue, available both in paper and digital format that can be used by PCs or tablets, it is now possible to discover special 3D contents and live an engaging and interactive experience. ? Xtra Reality's Augmented Reality interprets and depicts the graphics in three-dimensional format on the screen of smartphones and tablets: the icon visible on the graphics becomes the marker to activate the visualization of each graphic within a 3D environment - a 'virtual room' $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Fri, 03 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT #stayhome with Paola Navone “Everything’s gridlocked, but the mind accelerates!”<br /><br />02/04/2020 - Genuine and irreverent, Paola Navone invites us (virtually) to her Milanese home to tell us about her “suspended time” and an unconventional way to face the day, where everything stands still while the mind accelerates! ? Can this “suspended time” be transformed into opportunity? Can creativity show us a way out of the labyrinth and help us to imagine a future beyond the coronavirus crisis? Here are the thoughts of a visionary designer and dreamer who made eclecticism her inspirational principle. ? How is this situation affecting you, your life and your work? It all came quite as a surprise. All project are suspended, everything’s gridlocked, but the mind accelerates. ? How $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Davis: Custom Sofa The Frigerio seating programme able to furnish every domestic space<br /><br />02/04/2020 - Since forever the sofa has been the core of the domestic furnishing and covers the leading role character. Oasis dedicated to relax, where you could read, watch a movie but also work: the sofa has to adapt to the aesthetic, functions and habits needs according to who is living it.?Frigerio?offers a wide well-structured range of sofas, which is able to satisfy all the different stylistic and functional necessities. ? The bestseller of the collection is Davis, a patent pending seating programme which is wide and diversified and it is able to furnish every space, by supporting both architectural and aesthetic needs and uses. A highly versatile system with two- and three-seater $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT When Light Meets Sound The U-Light collection by Axolight in sound-absorbing features<br /><br />02/04/2020 - Axolight presents the new version of U-Light, featuring a sound-absorbing panel to grant a reduction of the environmental reverberation. A perfect solution to combine light quality, acoustic comfort, technology and ecology. ? The new U-Light sound-absorbing lamp represents a new perspective on acoustic products. With a thickness of 25 mm, a sound-absorbing factor around 0,6, a fire reaction rate Class B-S1, d0 in conformity with regulation EN13501, the light, resistant and malleable PET panel applied to U-Light can easily absorb high and medium frequencies of typical noises in open spaces. ? Its noise-dampening feature has been integrated, so that it gives not only optimal $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Fight The Emergency: Make Your Own Face Mask Aria, a DIY project/guide by Studio Pastina<br /><br />02/04/2020 - Aria?is a DIY project/guide to self-producing a protective emergency mask; the project is developed by Studio Pastina during the Covid19 outbreak with the aim of offering, as designers, a little support for facing the emergency. An object that can be comfortable and esthetically pleasing. ? 'We believe that, using an extraneous object we are forced to wear, could be easier if the object is comfortable and beautiful', says Domenico Santoro and Francesca Puddu, founder of Studio Pastina. ? Aria is available for download?and comes with a a step-by-step guide through which anybody can build an emergency face mask. The project aims to offer a guide with instructions to build $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT Slamp. New Lighting Variations <br /><br />02/04/2020 - Two of Slamp creative atelier’s highly successful collections have new additions: Hugo, recent winner of the Red Dot Design Award, is now a suspension and floor lamp. Marc Sadler’s revolutionary Accordéon collection, with its unique, iconic narrative, now includes Accordéon Table. ? Hugo, winner of the Red Dot Product Design Award, is a suspended technicaldecorative lighting system. The integrated LED is softened and liquified by Slamp’s unique prismatic Lentiflex?. The white version has a silky printed effect. The product’s elevated lighting quality is not only for professional spaces, but domestic ones like the kitchen, where the lamp eliminates shadows, casting light on utensils $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT WallPepper?/group at ONU A unique graphics that recalls the Islamic calligraphy covers the Hall XIX of United Nations in Geneva<br /><br />02/04/2020 - WallPepper?/group brings emotions and technical quality of its products and systems into the prestigious Hall XIX of United Nations in Geneva, which it’s been completely renewed thanks to a project by PEIA Associati Architecture Studio. The ONU Hall is 4000 Sq. m. wide and it’s the greatest and most advanced technologies space of Geneva Onu, it contains 800 seats: 320 desks are intended for the representatives of states as many seats for assistants, these are in addition to the seats for observers and press. Its architecture reflects United Nations’ values through its circular, concentric and radial pattern that expresses notion of equality, promoting identity of Nations and strength $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT It’s Time for Welcoming, Invigorating and Inspiring Interiors Viccarbe's suggestions<br /><br />01/04/2020 - More than ever: it’s time for welcoming, invigorating and inspiring interiors. Above connectivity, we’ll need relaxing reading corners, appealing desks and extremely comfortable seats at home. Viccarbe suggests new comfort corners through 5 different spaces. "Let’s embrace flexibility and productivity. Let’s meet the best version of ourselves." Enhance concentration before a call conference in your preferred reading-corner with Fedele armchair.? Attractive upholstered armchair, sofa and pouf. Thanks to its balanced proportions, this collection is ideal for the domestic and commercial markets. Perfect for hotel rooms, lobbies and cafes. Solid wood modules covered in non-deformable $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Thu, 02 Apr 2020 00:00:00 GMT Stay home and enjoy Cosentino City Live! A cycle of talks to learn more about architecture and design has been inaugurated on YouTube<br /><br />01/04/2020 -?Cosentino presents Cosentino City Live! talks to learn more about architecture, design and interior design by a prestigious panel of professionals: Ron Arad, Benjamin Hubert, Nika Zupanc, Alfredo H?berli, María Villalón and Patternity. ? Over the next days, they open up about the key to designing spaces and objects from their inner emotions, and at the same time they share their personal experience and incredible knowledge of the world of design. ? Ron Arad inaugurated the series of meetings yesterday, while today it is the turn of María Villalón. The next appointments will be with: April 2 - Benjamin Hubert April 3 - Patternity April 6 - Alfredo H?berli April $<a href="" title="Read news">Read news</a> Wed, 01 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMT 好吊妞