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Light emotions
Milan, the full Monty!
Heated carpets would be <br/>one solution
Comfy chair with a fur collar
Patricia is everywhere
Salone, Salone<br/> or<br/> Twelve Milan stories
Tord Boontje: Minimalism on the 22nd floor
Dance the Boomerang Tango!
It’s not art but does that make it design?
Twelve urban garden tools
Colour Attack!
Craftsmanship & Design: Salone Satellite, ever young
Bikini Island: 4 questions for Werner Aisslinger
Häberli’s Hotel

News & Stories | imm cologne 2012

Patricia’s Bohemian Rhapsody

by Thomas Wagner

Patricia’s Bohemian Rhapsody
Shortly before imm cologne opens its doors, the magazine A&W has elected its "Designer of the Year". A quite extraordinary designer has been chosen this year in the person of Patricia Urquiola who has changed the face of middle-class interiors to a greater extent than almost anyone else in the field.
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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?
Clerics meet Matrizia
Pattern seeks partner
Theater eye candy
Milan is realigning
TXTMSG with Ross
Standalones, sapphires <br/>and a strudel king
A game for Narcissi: Loop Mirror by Front for Porro
Eye-catching concept
Seeing the light
Twelve lightweight pieces for your balcony
Twelve adult playgrounds
What a relief – The Milan marathon part 1
Membrane and Cradle: Benjamin Hubert modulates materials
Mikado: Showing what you’ve got...

News & Stories | Scandinavian Design ‒ Sturdy comes first?

Female success beyond embroidered cushions

by Anneke Bokern

Female success beyond embroidered cushions
There is a noticeably large number of women in design in Scandinavia. From Nanna Ditzel to Front Design, female designers have always played an important role in Nordic countries. Does this have something to do with design style? Or is it quite simply a question of equality?
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News & Stories | Product typologies

The Couch. A typological construction

by Thomas Wagner

The Couch. A typological construction
Soft upholstery, cushions, sometimes with a frame around it – in the typology of the sofa there are less breaks than variants. And the potpourri that evolves as a result holds a great deal of charm.
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News & Stories | Salone del Mobile 2011 – supported by Villeroy & Boch Tiles

New! New! New?

by Nina Reetzke

New! New! New?
How much sense does it make to show prototypes of new products at a fair? Most producers face this question, yet seldom are their thoughts aired in public. However, when you make a point of asking, some of the answers that come to light are surprisingly honest.