At peak times, things can get pretty wild in the kidsâ bathroom. Thatâs why itâs important to make allowances for the little onesâ boisterous spirits right from the start, during the planning stage.
Walter Gropius is considered to be one of the great architects of the 20th century and, as the founder of the Bauhaus, he is counted among the pioneers of a new generation of architects, together with Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier. Born on 18 May 1883 in Berlin, his choice of career was determined from an early age.
When it comes to the question of how people are furnishing their houses in the present, what ideas they associate with their home, what they hope for from their new furnishings or how their aspirations are changing, itâs the interior designers and interior architects who know whatâs available and what goes down well. They are closer to the customers and the market and more firmly rooted in the present.
Bathroom design has long ceased to be “mere” product design. The bathroom’s altered functions and significance are not only influencing product design, they are changing the room, its size and structure as well. Which is why manufacturers’ new bathroom collections are increasingly featuring ways their products can be used to exploit and structure the space.
Innovative design ought to be able to afford to show a fashionable touch when it comes to filling people with enthusiasm for such an important and forward-looking idea as sustainability or Green Design. Paul Flowers, Senior Vice President Design at Grohe AG, hopes that Green Design is more than just a passing fad:
The new Pure Village trade fair concept points the way to a future in which the character of the trade fair will evolve from a pure sales event to a customer-oriented, emotionally staged production and discourse-based design platform. Volker Streckel of Design Post (a showroom concept for premium interiors and modern design in Cologne) was positively impressed:
Cecilie Manz is considered one of the most prominent representatives of the young and successful product and furniture design currently coming from Denmark and was recently presented with the Bruno Mathsson Award. Born in 1972, the designer trained in Copenhagen and Helsinki and has been running her own design studio in Copenhagen since 1998.
At the last imm cologne the RoomDoctors â a pool of freelance architects and interior designers â shared their expert know-how with visitors to Pure Village. Their aim is to inspire confidence with predefined and transparent prices and thus overcome resistance towards for-money advice on home design.