Best Of

The best of IMM Cologne 2017

COLOGNE – The best of IMM considers what makes us feel most at home – whether at the office, in a concert hall, or out in the garden.

Best of Libraries

While the internet grows more and more integral to our daily lives by the day, the physical existence of knowledge within a library is still near and dear to the hearts of many. With ‘Save the …

Best of Building Use Conversions

When factories are decommissioned, they may sit vacant until their inevitable meeting with a wrecking ball. Architects and designers alike have found relic buildings to be a great starting point to …

Best of Tiny Living

With downsizing becoming a societal norm, micro-houses are regularly stealing the spotlight. Efficient uses of interior space with modular, custom-fitted furniture systems are seeming to pop up …

Best of Container Structures

As the global economic system slows down, so does international trade, and shipping containers begin to stack up in major ports around the world. Thanks to the laws of supply and demand, the lowered …

Best of Extreme Materials in Design

We've seen an explosion of hybrid materials in architecture and design in recent years and with the recent conclusion of 2014's Salone del Mobile, we've now seen even more. When urine replaces …

Best of 3D Printing

Designers have welcomed the 3D printing process with open arms and the world is captivated by its everyday potential. It has permeated our lingo thanks to news on 3D printed guns and Obama visiting …

The Best Undersized Architecture

With most things changing at an exponential rate these days, it’s no wonder that designers, architects and developers have continued to explore new housing solutions – aimed at resolving current …

The Best Façades

Much like the age-old adage about books, it’s hard to judge buildings by their exteriors. But in many cases, façades provide insight into what one might find inside. These shells either make loud …