Feathr: Innovative wallpaper design in small runs
18/04/2018

Feathr: Innovative wallpaper design in small runs

Like the charming duo above, the original trio on the right is also represented at Frankfurter Messe’s Heimtextil in January. They come from England, trade under the name of Feathr and are well ahead of the game when it comes to wall covering. “At the moment, natural elements are setting real trends in interior design, [...] Read more...

Heimtextil: New concept
12/04/2018

Heimtextil: New concept

Something to look forward to: with the new concept for 2019, Heimtextil will be distinguished by more exhibition space and an even bigger range of products for exhibitors and visitors. Thanks to a new hall structure – including the new Hall 12 but without Hall 6, which is currently being rebuilt – exhibitors will benefit [...] Read more...

In Step with Changing Times
20/03/2018

In Step with Changing Times

To create something unique, you need to show your client that you are also indispensable. Architects must, therefore, prepare themselves, so that they still have a role to play in the future. We need to have an appropriate approach to virtual reality. It is indisputable that digitalisation has, over the past few decades, thrown into [...] Read more...

EXPLORING THE BORDERLINES THROUGH MIXED REALITY
07/03/2018

EXPLORING THE BORDERLINES THROUGH MIXED REALITY

In an illuminating discussion, Professor Roland Greule (Dr.-Ing.), from the University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, describes for us the progress that has been made towards a digital future. What advantages are there to be had for architects in particular from the influence of visual reality and how does virtual light help us? Finest Interior Award: [...] Read more...

Cristina Orozco Cuevas: Searching for the new
06/03/2018

Cristina Orozco Cuevas: Searching for the new

Cristina Orozco Cuevas, award-winning independent textile designer based in Mexico City, presented her latest designs at Heimtextil 2018. Her studio is specialized in surface design mainly in woven (jacquard and dobby) and prints (traditional and digital). Right now her portfolio has more than 1,200 patterns. Her clients are mainly mills and some retailers in Mexico, [...] Read more...

RETHINKING ARCHITECTURE
07/02/2018

RETHINKING ARCHITECTURE

We invited David Calas, architect, lecturer at the Technical University of Vienna and owner of Studio Calas, to give us an interview. We want to know how he, as an architect, assesses the impact of developments in VR and AR technologies for his Profession. Finest Interior Award. Buildings and spaces can be planned, constructed and [...] Read more...

MHZ: new roller blind system
12/01/2018

MHZ: new roller blind system

The long-established company MHZ from Leinfelden-Echterdingen is presenting a clearly structured, modular roller blind system that covers all common assembly and drive variations with its R_03 range. The carrier models can be installed with direct assembly, attachment rails or alcove brackets and can be operated with a chain, soft, with a 24 or 230 V [...] Read more...

Feathr: Innovative wallpaper design in small runs

More art, less decoration – the credo of the English start-up

Like the charming duo above, the original trio on the right is also represented at Frankfurter Messe’s Heimtextil in January. They come from England, trade under the name of Feathr and are well ahead of the game when it comes to wall covering. Read more...

Heimtextil: New concept

More space and synergies in 2019

Something to look forward to: with the new concept for 2019, Heimtextil will be distinguished by more exhibition space and an even bigger range of products for exhibitors and visitors. Thanks to a new hall structure – including the new Hall 12 but without Hall 6, which is currently being rebuilt – exhibitors will benefit ... Read more...

Darling Little Place: cushions for humans and animals

Sustainably produced in Germany

“As an architect I was always bothered by the fact that there were no orthopaedic, stylish and completely washable dog beds for our two Irish wolfhounds“, says Constanze Frank. “Traditional dog beds often interfere with interior design concepts.” This is not the case with the products from her label, Darling Little Place, which she has ... Read more...

In Step with Changing Times

How virtual and augmented realities are impacting on the architectural sector

To create something unique, you need to show your client that you are also indispensable. Architects must, therefore, prepare themselves, so that they still have a role to play in the future. Read more...

EXPLORING THE BORDERLINES THROUGH MIXED REALITY

Experts say: smart glasses will change our perceptions for ever.

In an illuminating discussion, Professor Roland Greule (Dr.-Ing.), from the University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, describes for us the progress that has been made towards a digital future. What advantages are there to be had for architects in particular from the influence of visual reality and how does virtual light help us? Read more...

Cristina Orozco Cuevas: Searching for the new

Textile designer from Mexico gives insights into her work

Cristina Orozco Cuevas, award-winning independent textile designer based in Mexico City, presented her latest designs at Heimtextil 2018. Her studio is specialized in surface design mainly in woven (jacquard and dobby) and prints (traditional and digital). Right now her portfolio has more than 1,200 patterns. Her clients are mainly mills and some retailers in Mexico, ... Read more...