Research & Realities
Kvadrat & New Museum
The New Museum in New York and design textile manufacturer Kvadrat announced a new three-year initiative which will support selected emerging artists in the production of new work, resulting in […]
Swedish luxury leather brand Elmo focuses on softness, quality and colour
Based in Svenljunga near Göteburg in Sweden, Elmo has been working in leather since 1931, first mainly producing belts, bags, shoes and saddles but nowadays more for high-end seating in planes, cars and furniture. DAMNº had an interes ...
Elegance in the bathroom, by Laufen
When in 1892 a couple of families in Laufen, Switzerland, decided to start a ceramics company, they could not imagine their brand would become a worldwide reference for elegant design, top notch quality and innovative functionality in all a ...
How MOOOI continues to enhance daily life
“Móóóóóiii!!!” That is what Dutch people tend to shout when they’re really enthusiastic (as they often are). And enthusiasm is typical of the iconic and unconventional Dutch design brand MOOOI, […]
Wood for life, by Dinesen
The family business that started 117 years ago as a modest sawmill in a small Danish town called Jels, has since developed into an internationally acclaimed wood manufacturer. Furthermore, Dinesen […]
Passion knows no borders: the Gaggenau Sommelier Awards 2016
German manufacturer of high-quality professional-grade domestic appliances, Gaggenau, having celebrated its 333rd birthday this year, has just held the second edition of its highly acclaimed Sommelier Awards, this time in […]
where a game and home décor meet
LOGIFACES is at once an analogue game for digital minds and a fine piece of home décor. Comprised of elegant hand-poured concrete prisms, each with differently angled top surfaces, LOGIFACES […]
The Boring Collection Set#1 by Lensvelt
“The Boring Collection arose from frustration”, says Hans Lensvelt, who took over the family business from his parents in 1990 and who has been enjoying “developing new products that are […]
Republic of Fritz Hansen: Timeless design
Republic of Fritz Hansen, crafter of timeless design
At it since 1872, Republic of Fritz Hansen had already managed to accrue a long list of prestigious orders in its first 50 years of existence, demonstrating a strong rep ...
BMW: Tomorrow’s Easy Riders
BMW shifts into another gear BMW is 100 years old! Crowning the celebrations is a voluptuous new motorbike, rather unlike any model hitherto. Not only does it have the smarts to foresee and avoid hazardous situations but it also knows how ...
B&B Italia: Design Revolution
The burgeoning of B&B Italia.
Half a century after its founding, B&B Italia is projecting itself toward the future amidst the people, productions, ide- as, projects and products, marketing follies, and strategic dreams tha ...