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.
News & StoriesAt 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.
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by Anneke BokernThere is a legendary furniture scene in Jacques Tati's 1958 film classic Mon Oncle. The lady of the house gives the neighbor a tour of her modern home and stops in front of a paltry composition of wire chairs. "This is our seating area," she says proudly, and the spectator smiles. For let's be honest, wire furniture is a strenuous contemporary. It inevitably has the dreaded ‘rolled roast effect' on the sitter's derrière.
In a special exhibition the Bauhaus Archive in Berlin is presenting images of a 350-year-old imperial villa in Kyoto. Although this may sound somewhat contradictory at first, one look at Yasuhiro Ishimoto's austerely composed photographs and any such misgivings disappear into thin air.