Walter Amrhyn makes tables from old, discarded wine barrels. His unique creations not only have strong characters – they bear the patina, cracks and discolouration left behind by their former contents.
Conserving resources will become one of the central tasks of future construction projects. The UMAR experimental unit in Switzerland is testing residue-free construction based on a residential module. In addition, buildings will serve as material storage in the future.
To create an ambience that is consistent throughout all the areas of the home, German furniture manufacturer Hülsta has set out to build bridges between the living room, bedroom and bathroom.
Children play like wild things; they love to climb and run about. The playroom quickly becomes an adventure playground, so parents should bear a few things in mind when furnishing it. As their child grows, so do the demands placed on children’s furniture.
Just as people’s needs vary widely, so too do beds themselves. From simple and purist to timelessly modern and elegantly curved – in our blog, we show you some interesting exemplares found at imm cologne 2019.
The sideboard is back. Highly practical and hugely decorative offers the sideboard storage space for books, multimedia devices and other objects. We will show you some of the novelties.
Winners of the Pure Talents Contest showed portable and intelligent solutions for the home. Such as separatable luminaires, walking benches or poetic accessories.
In addition to many cozy interior design ideas, the harbingers of a new, warm minimalism were already apparent at the imm cologne 2019. But also the sideboard and the dining table are at the top of the canon of furniture.
The innovation network “let’s be smart”, working with Koelnmesse, has presented a smart home once again at imm cologne. Now the installation can also be admired as a 3D animation.
This book unveils unique and trendsetting room concepts for living and working spaces, retail, gastronomy, trade fair construction, social facilities and the healthcare sector.
Solid wood furniture contributes to a comfortable and healthy living atmosphere - even in the bathroom. So that the typical room climate do not affect the natural wood furniture, they should be treated environmentally friendly.
At the occasion of the company’s 200th anniversary of Thonet, the designer duo Eva Marguerre and Marcel Besau created the famous Coffee House Chair 214 in four contemporary two-tone colour versions: in black, white, velvet red and sage.
Simple beauties writhe in front of the animated background: patterns and motifs alternate from the sofa to the wall and floor. Skillfully combined, the result is always a good motif.
As a walk-in living magazine the imm cologne shows from 14th to 20th January how the world will be living tomorrow. From Friday, 18th to Sunday, 20th January the international interior fair is also open for private visitors.
What is the fascination with the Bauhaus style? Visitors to the special exhibition “100 years of Bauhaus – work in progress” at imm cologne 2019 can discover answers to this very question.
Birkenstock will whisk visitors away to a product world that makes the brand tangible across an exhibition space of more than 500 square metres. The beds will be staged in natural settings – in a forest, on water and in a green space.
Idyllic surroundings and being close to nature are also high on their must-haves, even in an urban environment. So it’s no wonder that the country house style is making inroads into our city homes again - but with elements for a modern take.
In the latest designs, the cool, flat accessories are more than simply mirrors: they are a colourful eye-catcher, a sculptural ornament and an artistic element on the wall, the floor or the table.
For the first time this year, the Pure Talents Contest also includes a category for kitchen products. With 926 products submitted, this means a lot of work for the international jury of designers and industry experts.
Heat is more than just a lamp – it is also a social project. Heat is produced in partnership with a development agency that gives asylum seekers and migrants the chance to gain training and find work by producing the lamps.
In 2019, hall 11 will be transformed into Pure Atmospheres as part of the development of the Pure design segment. The name underscores the nature of the presentations in Hall 11, which is shaped by holistic interior concepts.
In 1951, Danish architect and designer Ib Kofod-Larsen presented with his Knitting Chair a remarkable new chair design of Danish Modernism. Now the Danish design brand Menu expanded its collection about this classic.