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Work where you have the freedom do to so
Clerics meet Matrizia
Zestful balance
Forget those old banana boxes
Everybody:<br />Stand Up!
Salone, Salone<br/> or<br/> Twelve Milan stories
Hallingdal and its successors
Marseille, Corbu, Grcic and the Sex Pistols
Twelve urban garden tools
It’s oh so quiet
Fionda, Medici, Radice: wooden items by Jasper, Konstantin and Sam
The Barcelona Pastiche
What should offices be? A small town or a camping site?
2 questions to Konstantin Grcic

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This is London

by Katharina Horstmann

This is London
London, Vienna, Beijing – at the moment there is one design week after the other. As London is still considered a design metropolis, it is worth visiting the city on this occasion. Even if the trade fair "100% Design" is becoming increasingly uninteresting, the fringe events in the city were once again impressive.
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News & Stories | Salone del Mobile 2011 – supported by Villeroy & Boch Tiles

The evening, the chairs, their designers and their music videos

by Nancy Jehmlich

The evening, the chairs, their designers and their music videos
Konstantin Grcic listens to Elvis, the Bouroullecs to Björk, Sam Hecht grew up listening to Depeche Mode, and Nitzan Cohen, as a music video, would be a mix of Chris Cunningham, Björk and El Gincho. In Milan, a fine exhibition not only displayed new chairs but also revealed the musical preferences of their designers.
Those small, elegant items
There is a camel here, a small monkey there. And which soap adorns the latest washstands? Some presentations at this year's ISH were real eye-catchers, others simply a bit drab. But all were careful arrangements.
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Wish I was a Red Indian – imm Cologne Part 1

by Thomas Wagner

Wish I was a Red Indian – imm Cologne Part 1
What emerged at the imm Cologne in 2011 was that the fair has steadied, and in the form of "Living Kitchen" and "Pure Textiles" has gained two important new areas. Thus, the Cologne hodge-podge of the diversity of homes has something for everyone, for a man of the world, a man of the masses, and for kids, too. That said, the high-end design did not live up to expectations.
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Give Tarzan <br/>a break!
Light emotions
Sam Son Remo ZigZag
Scandinavia x 12
The digital sculptor
Harmonie très française<br/>Uncino by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Mattiazzi
I like the Original
The longing for a studiolo
Twelve lightweight pieces for your balcony
What a relief – The Milan marathon part 1
Streamlined nomads – The Milan marathon part 2
Design is an attitude
Two brothers in a brilliant game with nature. Hey, boys will be boys
2 questions to Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
2 questions to Nitzan Cohen

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The bathroom as a functional landscape

The bathroom as a functional landscape
"Axor Bouroullec" is a variable system of washbasins, storage units and fixtures. Thomas Wagner talked to Philippe Grohe, grandson of company founder Hans Grohe and manager of the "Axor" brand, about bathroom landscapes, the integration of the user and the future of the bathroom.

News & Stories | Salone del Mobile 2011 – supported by Villeroy & Boch Tiles

Milan in four bags or: Design, theatrical, practical, feudal and universal

by Thomas Wagner

Milan in four bags or: Design, theatrical, practical, feudal and universal
Perhaps everything on show in Milan at the exhibition center in Rho, in the booths of Superstudio Più, in showrooms and back-yard workshops ultimately fits into four bags. Let’s see if it does. What would we write on the movable containers if we were to put in them the things we noticed among all the abundance?

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The sofa as a ripe fruit

The sofa as a ripe fruit
Does it look like a ripe strawberry? Or a piece of bloated crispbread? However you answer this question, the "Ploum" sofa by the Bouroullec brothers is one of the most talked-about products at this year's imm Cologne. Nina Reetzke spoke to Ronan Bouroullec about the sofa's low seat, marketing, and making films.
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