Munich articles

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As MCM grows, two flagships establish a new visual language for the luxury brand

Munich and Vienna – Gonzalez Haase AAS’ vision for MCM flagships in Munich and Vienna will serve as the foundation for the brand’s global shop design.

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What does the new BMW Concept i4 have to do with Inception?

Munich, Germany – Among the more surprising aspects of BMW’s first all-electric model in the premium midsize class is its link to the composer behind a string of Hollywood …

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How would it feel to drive a car that expresses your state of mind?

MINI releases the Clubman series with an even longer list of aesthetic and functional options to customize how your ride looks and feels.

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An interview with Ingo Maurer (1932-2019), in memory of his luminous impact on design

Munich – In an interview for our book What I've Learned, Ingo Maurer recounted his journey and career as a designer. We publish it in memory of the creative, who passed away at the …

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MINI will introduce its fastest, most 'emotional' model yet in 2020

Faster and more powerful than any of its already high-performing predecessors, the MINI John Cooper Works GP will have cutting-edge motor racing tech.

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You're not seeing things: the new Moooi chandelier does look like a BMW headlight

Munich – A More Moooi Moments event will introduce the Dutch brand's latest eye-catcher: the Iconic Eyes luminaire, featuring occuli that resemble BMW headlights.

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This designer thinks of candy when creating her maximalist porcelain pieces

Munich – Inspired by sweeties, candy and fizzy drinks, Ahryun Lee’s porcelain pieces appeal to the senses in full technicolour glory.

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The key element in the car of the future? Not what you’d expect – it’s textiles

Munich – BMW is treading uncharted territory with the highly automated iNEXT car. One of its most interesting tech applications though, is weaved in with the fabric.

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The car of the near future feels a lot like home

Munich – The much-awaited car of the future finally has a market release date: the BMW Vision iNEXT will be available in 2021.

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This is not a hotel: overcoming design boundaries with timeless materials

Munich – Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel applies Flexform products in creating a luxurious hotel-lobby aesthetic within a large office context.

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Room for seduction: Roomers Hotel brings sexy back to hospitality

MUNICH – Roomers Hotel by Amsterdam-based architects Concrete offers a sumptuous platter of seduction, surprise, and the unknown in every space and room.

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Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg anthropologize the ordinary

Munich – In her exhibition at The Design Museum Pinakothek der Moderne Munich, Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg explore the divide between innovative and superfluous design.