Articles tagged Furniture

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How design is challenging the ergonomics of education

Valencia – Andreu World reimagines academic and professional learning spaces with comfort and wellbeing in mind.

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The China International Furniture Fair hits an all-time high

Shanghai – With the theme Example of Global Home Life, the attendance at the 42nd edition of the CIFF in Shanghai is up 37 per cent compared to last year.

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
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The next CIFF in Shanghai is just around the corner

Shanghai – This year’s edition of the CIFF focuses on forecasting and manufacturing innovation, in order to respond to the needs of a domestic market worth four trillion RMB.

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For German furniture brand Freifrau, ‘feminine’ and ‘daring’ go together

Lemgo, Germany – As a relative newcomer to Germany’s furniture sector, Freifrau makes femininity its point of difference. 

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How Art Deco furniture will save the world

Kaunas, Lithuania – Spatial solutions company Fitsout breaks new ground with the release of a theatrical furniture collection that represents the future of the national design …

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How design is responding to wellness trends

BANGKOK – Rising consumer demand for health-focused services means that the design infrastructure must adapt accordingly, as demonstrated by Space Popular for Infinity Spa.

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Making moves: Muuto’s new perspective

COPENHAGEN – What does Muuto’s purchase by US-based Knoll mean for a company that adheres strictly to its Scandinavian roots?

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A Day With: Nika Zupanc

Ljubljana, Slovenia – Although not a fan of tight schedules, designer Nika Zupanc fits everything from exercise to music into her day – all before six in the evening.

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
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Redefining imitation materials, Jorge Penadés restructures leather

Madrid – In Frame 122, we look at surfaces and materials that are not what they seem: from Kengo Kuma’s hardwood veneers to Onno Adriaanse’s foam shelving.

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Transforming building materials into unexpected furniture

OBJECTS – Creatives are repurposing building materials to bridge architecture and product design with an array of noteworthy and unexpected pieces of furniture.

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The Italians behind ‘the best new luxury hotel’ of 2017

Dubai – The Bulgari Resort Dubai is an intimate oasis of luxury because of two Italian powerhouses – Flexform and Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel.

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When off the shelf doesn’t cut it: the rise of project-specific furniture

New York City – As the redefinition of luxury leads to an increase in customized products, architects are collaborating with furniture brands for one-of-a-kind results.