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The Donkey in the System

Framing the TV

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by Thomas Wagner

Framing the TV

First there was the silver screen, then the images came from a box, and finally the screen became large and flat. Now, however, the dark TV panel is set to become an item of furniture again. The Bouroullecs are risking a first step.

We used to be more frivolous

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We used to be more frivolous

Erwan Bouroullec

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have designed roller blinds for Kvadrat. In an interview with Martina Metzner, Erwan Bouroullec reveals the ideas behind the new product and how design stimulates the senses.

Rip-off hunter, Card players,
and a bird

News & Stories | imm cologne 2016

Rip-off hunter, Card players, <br/>and a bird

Playing boule at Pulpo, pulling teeth out at e15 and you could easily lose your bearings in the Conmoto kaleidoscope: the stage was set for the Featured Editions at the imm cologne.

In the ring! imm cologne Featured Editions 2016
Not without my quilt
On tiles and other modules
100 seconds for longing
Girard meets Eames
Creativity beneath <br/>a seam of light
Four legs and a seat shell
What only the giraffe knows
Light emotions
Milan, the full Monty!
Scandinavia x 12
Furniture Suspense
Beyond the upholstered world
A touch of quiet never harms
Go for feudal or simply say Hay

A healer of souls with
head and heart

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by Annette Tietenberg

A healer of souls with <br/>head and heart

Eames called him a “Florentine magpie”. With “A Designer’s Universe” the Vitra Design Museum is hosting a very interesting retrospective on Alexander Girard.

In the comfort zone

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by Uta Abendroth

In the comfort zone

At this year’s Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair the Scandinavians show how much we long for homeliness.

As time goes by

News & Stories | imm cologne 2016

by Adeline Seidel

As time goes by

Revivals, evergreens and many colors: imm cologne 2016 likes sending its visitors time traveling. Since it is becoming ever harder to offer something really new, the option is to resort to the archive and refine things.

The Modest One

News & Stories | imm cologne 2016

by Thomas Wagner

The Modest One

News & Stories

Jasper Morrison has been voted A&W Designer 2016. At documenta 8 his “Reuters News Room” already focused on the users and saw him pondering the relationship between them and the media.

Sit down on the goat
Wear pine
It’s not simple to <br/>make something simple
Fluctuations <br/>in the price of gold
Pretty hot-wired
A footwear store with a twist
Give Tarzan <br/>a break!
Clerics meet Matrizia
Zestful balance
Small is beautiful
Forget those old banana boxes
Buffaloes in the Swiss underground
Work with love