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Salone, Salone<br/> or<br/> Twelve Milan stories
I like the Original
Colour Attack!
What a relief – The Milan marathon part 1
Design is an attitude
A creative oasis among the hustle and bustle
2 questions to Philipp Mainzer

News & Stories

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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Nothing is as green as it looks

by Amelie Znidaric

Nothing is as green as it looks
Sustainability before beauty would seem to be the intention at New York's ICFF Furniture Fair and its various satellite venues in the city. However, the eco-awareness they so laud is not always real.
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Stylepark or In the Midst of the World of Design

Stylepark or In the Midst of the World of Design
At this year's Light+Building fair Stylepark has presented itself in the new Hall 11 of Messe Frankfurt.

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Come to table

Come to table
Be it outside in the balmy summer air under the large "table" outside the Schirn, or inside enjoying a coffee at one of the small tables with the latest chair designs by Nitzan Cohen and Stefan Diez, or even at the terrazzo bar, or having a meal in a large group, like knights - at the large round table beneath the massive canopy. "Table" offers it all.

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How, one fine morning in April, I discovered the 100% café

by Claudia Beckmann

How, one fine morning in April, I discovered the 100% café
While it was quite by chance that Haruki Murakami came upon the 100% perfect girl one morning, finding the perfect café in Frankfurt will soon be a reality. This is because very shortly, the café at the Schirn Kunsthalle will shine out in new splendour - and boast a completely new hospitality concept.

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Braving the crisis with power and creativity

by Daniel von Bernstorff

Braving the crisis with power and creativity
It was tough going for Cologne's furniture fair this year. But not everyone let the crisis get them down. There were some strong showings in connection with the imm cologne, but naturally this overview is incomplete and subjective.
Ata, applied?
Lights on at e15:<br /> North by Eva Marguerre and Marcel Besau
Twelve adult playgrounds
Good designers, successful products – Milan Marathon part 3
This That Other: Stefan Diez has a new trick up his sleeve for e15
The Barcelona Pastiche

News & Stories | Salone del Mobile 2012

Clearing out the comfy corner

by Jörg Zimmermann

Clearing out the comfy corner
Architect Ferdinand Kramer not only made his name with modern, unadorned buildings and urban planning, but also, throughout his life, designed furniture whose formal vocabulary was clear and functional. At the Salone des Mobile in Milan e15 is showing a re-edition of Kramer's furniture, featuring eight of his designs.
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Architecture | Hospitality

Nobis Hotel Stockholm

Nobis Hotel Stockholm
The architects and designers at Claesson Koivisto Rune in Stockholm designed the interior of the Nobis Hotel in Stockholm.
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Selected Exhibitors at imm cologne 2011

Selected Exhibitors at imm cologne 2011
At the beginning of every year the trade fair imm cologne presents new international home trends. We present the list of selected manufacturers to found out which exhibitors they are, and where you can find them.

News & Stories | Salone del Mobile Milan 2010

Almost everything that is new!

by Daniel von Bernstorff

Almost everything that is new!
Salone del Mobile 2010 has been and gone. Which of the new designs will endure, and which will swiftly be forgotten? The Stylepark ABC of the most persuasive new products predicts what may that future may be.
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Cologne Revolving or how to turn a knife and still stay put

by Thomas Wagner

Cologne Revolving or how to turn a knife and still stay put
Even though overall there was a lack of intellectual sparkle and aesthetic flair, the atmosphere in Cologne was astonishingly upbeat. So is imm cologne in the process of consolidating? What are its prospects for the future?

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Houdini – a new chair by Stefan Diez for e15

by Thomas Wagner

Houdini – a new chair by Stefan Diez for e15
Stefan Diez is also presenting a new chair in Milan, which he has named after the famous American escapologist and conjurer "Houdini".

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The comeback of copper and limescale edging

by Markus Frenzl

The comeback of copper and limescale edging
"A bathroom with patina" - only recently that was still a euphemism for mold in the cracks, limescale-encrusted fittings and worn enamel. However, designers have rediscovered the central role of water in the bathroom. And with rain showers and mist generators, materials have returned to the bathroom which people had long considered unpractical and easily watermarked: Copper, bronze, brass, unsealed stone and untreated woods tell stories about use and the past.

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Go East - Two design awards for e15

by Vera Siegmund

Go East - Two design awards for e15
The way design in the West references the Middle and Far East is often influenced more by economic and less by creative transfer.
The furniture company e15 has shown that there is another way, having won the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2008 for its sofa system SF03 Shiraz, which represents a successful synthesis of the Oriental culture of seating and communication, and the minimalist formal language of the Occident.