Munich articles

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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.

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Five Days of Frame #115: Ippolito Fleitz Group adds another feather to its cap

MUNICH – The Motel One head office expands the portfolio of Ippolito Fleitz Group, from which five milestone projects are featured in our March/April issue.

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Gonzalez Haase AAS injects attitude into a German department store

MUNICH – At Oberpollinger department store, Gonzalez Haase AAS breaks the formality of Munich with a dose of Berlin’s rugged energy. 

Slaughterhouse Complex (2014) monumentalises the logistical process of industrial cattle farming, showing the absurdity of the current mode of food production.
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Michael Hirschbichler: Challenging Neutrality

MUNICH – Artist creates powerful collages depicting power, alienation and other forms of conditioning within spatial ordering systems.