Category Hospitality & Architecture

Welter’s individual, unique wall-coverings

Unusual materials set the tone for the room

Ulrich Welter sees rooms as stage sets for life and loves experimenting with colours, surface textures and materials. For the last 30 years, Welter has been developing products for decorating rooms in unusual ways. Using the wall-coverings manufactured in his own workshop, Welter enables rooms to make a statement. To do this, he takes the ... Read more...

Style Library provides a home for eight British label

Creative abundance for design-hungry interior furnishings experts

“All brands have their own design DNA and individual signatures,” explains Alison Keane, PR-Manager of Style Library. The company provides a home for eight well-known design brands and thus offers the market not only an enormous creative range, but also logistical and economic benefits. With the choice of the individual design studios, Creative Director Claire ... Read more...

Linder Tisseur Créateur: curtains to purify the air

A new material eliminates formaldehyde

Formaldehyde is found in adhesives,solvents, varnishes and wood preservatives, and can also be released by smoking or candles when lit: the noxious substance may be present in many products and materials and it can damage human health. Particularly when formaldehyde is emitted over a long period of time, it makes sense to tackle the chemical ... Read more...

Increasing demand for design and innovation

Contract furnishing: an interview with exhibitor Serge Ferrari

Suppliers of the latest aesthetic and functional solutions in contract textile furnishing will be showcasing their products for the second time in the Interior.Architecture.Hospitality Expo at Heimtextil. One of the exhibitors is Serge Ferrari, with a large range of fabrics for interior design. We talk to Isabelle Vidal, Vice President, Business Group Marine & Furniture, ... 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...