Design

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Gibam Composit helps store owners with the challenges of today’s retail landscape

Italy – With the modular shopfitting and furniture solutions offered by Gibam Composit, physical retailers can continue to engage and surprise. 

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The Creative Industries Fund NL now has its own archive

Eindhoven – The Creative Industries Fund NL's archive will present the best young designers and makers of this and coming generations.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
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Sonos and FRAME explore how sound can evoke memories of home at DDW 2018

Eindhoven – The audio brand offers visitors to this year's Dutch Design Week a sensorial refuge from the city.

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Book now or never: This travel agency takes you to places with an expiration date

Rotterdam – To confront globetrotters with their impact on the Earth, Felix Leenders set up a travel agency that offers excursions to destinations affected by climate change.

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You’re doing vintage wrong – let the Spaniards show you the way

Barcelona – Just like they took Carmen from one piece to a range of bathroom solutions, Roca’s vintage vision is expanding and permeating their customers’ everyday lives.

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Is a six-month furniture subscription better than buying?

New York City – Made from 100 per cent recycled and eco-friendly materials, Kamarq’s subscription-based furniture redefines the sector’s purchasing options.

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By way of Uniqlo, Tokyo comes to Amsterdam – and vice versa

Amsterdam – For their first location in the Netherlands, Uniqlo brings its Japanese spirit, but incorporates hyper-local design to learn something from the Dutch, too.

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Here’s to 50 more years of water and wellness

Horsens, Denmark – Vola celebrates five decades of shaping water through design and innovation with a series of short films. The most recent, featured here, is titled Water and …

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
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Our report from Cersaie 2018

Bologna – At this year’s Cersaie, the international meeting with surface design and bathroom furnishing brands, we noticed three major trends.

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Sonos knows Millennials are homebodies – actually, they’re counting on it

Amsterdam – In Amsterdam, the speakers brand geared up for the low temperatures with Comfy Season, a celebration of the things that make people want to stay in. 

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Montana proves sustainability can come in many colours – 42, to be exact

London – At the London Design Festival, the Danish furniture brand presented a selection of environmentally minded products at the Eco Townhouse. 

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A work station that changes layout from one hour to the next? That’s the Hub

Osoppo, Italy – Fantoni’s Hub system allows employers to have the ease of an open layout plan, while providing employees with individually customizable spaces according to their …