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4 Must-Sees at Light + Building 2018

As specialists in lighting and lighting design, we always follow developments in the industry. While Imm Cologne was able to provide some inspiration …

Skyscrapers

The Furniture Trends from Imm Cologne 2018

As we already reported in our lighting highlights article, the subject of “lighting” had a high priority at this year’s Imm Cologne. Now we would …

Furniture

Decorative Lighting: Highlights of Imm Cologne 2018

The Imm Cologne is over and we had some nice, informative and exhausting days there. One focus of the Cologne fair was “light” and so we were eager …

Designer Sofa by Bretz: Upholstery designed with Free Spirit

A designer sofa by Bretz is not easily forgotten. We still remember our first visit to the Bretz booth at Imm Cologne 2017. We already knew the …

Our Highlights among the Interior Design Fairs in 2018

The year 2017 is almost over and we would like to give you a preview of the interior design trade fairs in 2018. We reported on major interesting …

How Lighting Designer Lucie Koldova stages Das Haus 2018

Lucie Koldova is a designer who we first noticed at the Salone del Mobile with her Macaron lamp. She also designs “Das Haus” at Imm Cologne 2018.<p>The …

Furniture

Our Forecast for the Interior Color Trends 2018

Every year, renowned companies create comprehensive color reports or promote trend colors.<p>In this article, we want to analyze which of the colors …

Home Decorating

A Look at the Trend Colors for Christmas 2017

What are the trend colors for Christmas 2017 and how can you combine them in a fitting fashion?<p>These questions may have occurred to you as well. …

Decorations

Our TOP designers from London Design Festival 2017

After the recently held Maison & Objet design fair in Paris, comes the final event in our list of TOP 9 Interior fairs of 2017. The London Design …

Furniture

Lighting Highlights and Trends from Maison & Objet Paris 2017

The Maison & Objet Paris 2017 took place from 8 to 12 September. The trade show calls itself the leading home living culture fair in Europe and …

The Evolution of Lighting Design in Home Living Trends 2017

The next lighting season is just around the corner and in our article today, we will discuss how lighting design evolved in the home living trends …

7 Questions for the Upcycling Design Team of Lumbono

Whether a single design object or 1,000 lamps, each piece is always handmade. We’re talking about the young German company “lumbono”.<p>Lumbono stands …

Sustainability

150 years of furniture design: The history of Walter Knoll

The history of Walter Knoll begins in 1865 with a “leather business” in Stuttgart, Germany.<p>This business was run by Wilhelm Knoll, the father of the …

Furniture

Holiday at Home: The Interior Summer Trend 2017/2018

What do we mean by “Summer Trend 2017/2018”? Have you ever noticed that interior is getting more exotic in this summer and certainly next year, as …

4 interesting Ethical Style labels from Tendence 2017

Sustainability concepts, which means companies whose corporate strategy includes a sustainability approach in resource generation, production or …

12 Tips to Mastering Boho-Beachy Home Decor

Sun, sand, and surf aren’t just for the beach anymore. Thanks to the latest decor trend — bohemian beachy chic — you can bring your fave seaside retreat inside your own home with just a few accents (think: bright coastal whites, bold boho colors, and prints of all kinds). Just add in a few surf …

Home Decorating

Interior design's next six biggest trends from metallics to marble

There’s no place like home, and whether yours is a rented shoebox with damp stains and a mouse infestation, a 10 bedroom country house complete with …

Why a close look at Tendence's special exhibitions is worth it

Have you ever wondered why Tendence is making the effort with the design prize “FORM”, the “Talents” or the other special offers at the fair?<p>Is this …

How Tendence 2017 surprises with new Highlights

With an earlier date and a broader range of products, the Tendence 2017 will open its doors again in Frankfurt from 24 – 27 June.<p>The main focus of …

Sustainability

Temahome - Scandinavian Design characterizes Furniture from Portugal

Temahome is a label from Portugal that produces high quality and functional furniture, characterized by Scandinavian design.<p>When we met Temahome we …

ICFF award winners include designs for Alzheimer's sufferers and a blue foam booth

Products to aid those with memory loss and an exhibition stand made from carved blue foam and mirrors are among the award winners at this year's …

Dining Room Lighting Ideas - Use multiple fixtures over the table for a greater impact

One of the easiest ways to make a statement in your dining room is by switching out a single light fixture and replacing it with multiple fixtures.<p>As …

A Hanging Light Inspired by Bicycle Spokes

Studio García Cumini revisited an earlier design for Foscarini and reimagined it at a much grander scale to account for larger, more open plan living …

Furniture

OBLIO: A Mirror Turned Lamp, a Lamp Turned Mirror

Is it a mirror, a lamp, or both? Gio Tirotto designed OBLIO as a crossover piece that falls somewhere in between art and design. The fixture, created …

Stan Stands Out From the Standing Desk Crowd

Standing desks tend to fall into two categories: large and expensive or cheap and makeshift (think: laptop sitting on top of a stack of books and …

The RISE SCONCE by hollis+morris

Combining solid wood and metal, hollis+morris created a sconce that casts a soft, warm circumference of light, much like the ethereal light of a …

5 Lighting Design Highlights from ICFF 2017 in New York

The ICFF 2017 fair in New York City just closed its doors a few days ago, we take a look at our highlights in innovative and extraordinary lighting …

LED Lighting

Modular furniture: How Kettnaker convinces with variety

You won’t find monotony with Kettnaker. Above all the furniture manufactory stands for: modularity of furniture systems and individuality in design. …

Furniture

Interview with Design label Christine Kröncke

One of the most famous German design labels is Christine Kröncke from Munich. Time and again, the designers of the label create unique designs in …

Furniture

conmoto - From Fire Irons to Lounge Furniture

If you just asked yourself what fire irons and lounge furniture have in common, then we have the answer for it. An interesting story awaits you – we …

Furniture