Mehling & Wiesman, the family-operated veneer and lumber mill from the Spessart region, specialises in processing various types of domestic wood. With truffled beechwood, the company wishes to revive the popularity of this indigenous type of wood. The new, patented Mehling & Wiesmann brand stands for veneers that get their unique appearance purely through the forces of nature.
Modular, multifunctional and universally usable: with the Universal Accessories range, Axor is offering its first cross-collection system of complementary items. The range consists of various rails, shelf elements and holders that can either be used individually or as an integrated system for the bathroom and, in some cases, the kitchen. Hansgrohe developed the series for Axor together with architect and designer Antonio Citterio.
Health and its preservation plays an important part within todayâs society. Health as a subject is ever present and affects everybody individually. Under the influence of changing demographics, changed perception of health and medical progress, this will be further accentuated in the future. Because prevention is better than cure, prevention is also gaining in importance. Simultaneously, growing prosperity in many countries has resulted in an increased demand for health care.
Danish designer Simon Legald has designed a vase that is both recognisable and distinctive with a well-rounded silhouette for Normann Copenhagen. The shiny white neck of the vase and foot with riffles contrasts with the dusty shades of the matt finished centre. The vases are both stunning by themselves and when placed together in various combinations.
Our society has long been digital, and our everyday life is penetrated through and through by information from the internet. A world without computers and mobile phones can hardly be imagined. Thousands of square kilometres of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) are produced every year. The multilayered transistors, condensers, chips, connecting wires and soldered links which we practically forget about in our everyday use of the equipment look rather like the broad avenues and ranked buildings of a city – the ideal inspiration for Lukas Scherrer in his âMemoryâ carpet, made by Ruckstuhl.
In a joint project with Villeroy & Boch, twelve students of the degree programme âIntegrated Product Designâ of the University of Coburg worked over several months on ideas for tableware and eating culture in 2023. Their results â among others, a dining table with integrated cooktop â were presented to a jury of experts in Mettlach by the twelve young men and women at the end of July.
The new Systems Collection has it all! Integrated engineering, battery operated motors and operation via iPhone-App: The diverse systems from CrÃ©ation Baumann for roller blinds, panel curtains, vertical blinds, Roman blinds and curtain tracks are becoming ever smarter and easier to operate; in fact they already virtually run by themselves.
The Upper Franconian family-run company is currently presenting a new collection for fans of the W. Schillig brand in Ebersdorf-Frohnlach. Designed under the name âblack labelâ, the upmarket upholstered furniture in modern-classic style is positioned considerably above the existing collection.
âOur goal was to develop upholstered furniture that will still be modern 10 years from now. The leather collection we have created for âblack labelâ is innovative and appeals to every single one of a leather fanâs senses,â explains Erik Stammberger. The collection is being marketed worldwide but will only be available from selected premium partners.