Meinhard von Gerkan is one of the most acclaimed German architects worldwide. Airports, stations, trade fair centres, cultural centres, stadia: von Gerkan realises iconic buildings with his team of architects at Â»gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und PartnerÂ«, an architectural partnership that will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year. The furnishing of Berlin’s Tegel Airport in 1975 marked the start of the collaboration with Walter Knoll. Since then, there have been a number of successful joint projects all over the world. In the interview Meinhard von Gerkan takls about his work and long-standing partnership with Walter Knoll.
Filigree lightness combined with skilfully handcrafted upholstery details and the freedom to sit, lie or relax in perfect comfort, at any time. This is Tira by Rolf Benz. Designed by Joachim Nees Tira can also be configured as a modular sofa made up of individual elements.
The Rivera collection wants to suggest a contemporary interpretation of retro elegance reminiscent of a typically Mediterranean vibe. This idea is driven by a desire to experiment with contrasts and unique combinations of materials for the outdoors – lightweight metal, the reassuring warmth of wood, sophisticated weaves and the elegance of the fabrics – all contribute to transform even outdoor spaces into intimate and cozy settings.
If you want to preserve memories, you have to preserve them in the right place. This has been the motto for the original Paschen library for 25 years. And what a great occasion for Paschen’s special anniversary edition â€” for a new apartment, a renovated room, a new collection, or as an extension of an existing library.
Armchair poetry: Poem, the new wing chair by BrÃ¼hl, issues an invitation â€“ feel embraced; sit back and relax â€¦ or read. A favoured spot, gently rounded and protective, well balanced and organic looking. The sweeping shape of the sides runs all the way from the wings to the armrests, which taper towards the front. Alternatively, the armchair can be finished without armrests, thus giving it a more minimalist look.
Modern shapes manually crafted: HÃ¼lsta presents its new collection of solid wood furniture with the living and dining room furniture programme Vedua. The series comprises a range of stand-alone pieces like low boards, sideboards, glass cabinets and corner panels in a variety of sizes and material thicknesses. The solid natural oak and textured beech furniture makes a wonderful impression, either as individual pieces or as flexible wall unit.
Oneâ€™s own bedroom is a room for retreat from the outside world. With charming design details and unusual materials, the Elumo II collection changes this retreat into an oasis of well-being. The Elumo II series combines side furniture like bedside tables and chests of drawers with beds that also function as room dividers. The collection also includes individual wardrobes and other stand-alone items which provide contrasting colour accents in a very harmonious way.
Whether behind the door or in the corner, in a tiny apartment or a large house â€“ we simply canâ€™t get enough storage space! Especially when itâ€™s for things we use regularly or want to have within armâ€™s reach and so canâ€™t relegate to the basement or the attic. The perfect solution would be something clearly arranged and easily organised. And this is exactly the solution MÃ¼ller MÃ¶belfabrikation proposes with the Stack modular furniture range.