Today, faucets created by highly paid designers are ugly, or so claims Hans Magnus Enzensberger at least. The exhibitors at the ISH were no doubt more upbeat about their products, and put much effort into presenting their new fittings, basins and everything else that belongs in a bathroom.
News & Stories | ISH 2015
by Sara BertscheAt the ISH trade fair in Frankfurt new bath designs, smart technologies and energy-efficient building technologies will all be on show. We’ve brought together the most important information on the fair for you.
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by Thomas EdelmannThe imm cologne furniture fair is currently making a comeback, not just thanks to efforts being made to once again provide dedicated labels and manufacturers with a sophisticated platform, but also because of its grand new kitchen show, "Living Kitchen". While experienced trade fair visitors may have wondered what the name referred to ("the kitchen is alive" or perhaps "living the kitchen"?) one thing is clear: Kitchens are the new hot topic that electrifies professional visitors and the general public alike.
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by Jörg ZimmermannIs there still a boundary between what is private and what is public? In its consideration of this question, the “Dornbracht Conversations” in Berlin’s Kunst-Werke – KW Institute for Contemporary Art turned into something of a verbose stocktaking.
Can design learn from history? Are movements like "Memphis" still conceivable or is design moving towards a new kind of normality? These and similar questions were discussed in the third edition of "Dornbracht Conversations". Now the discussions conducted by prominent panel members can be viewed in extensive film documentaries.
The venerable town hall in London's Bethnal Green district stood vacant for a long time and was only used as a film set. Now it has morphed into a cutting-edge, luxurious hotel.