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ELEVATING THE SIMPLE STAIRCASE

At their most basic, stairs, as a way to move between different levels, have been used for millennia, and as palaces and religious buildings grew o...

A COUNTRY HOME IN COPENHAGEN: THE NORDIC TOUCH

The true nature of Scandinavian design goes far beyond mere minimalism. The pale colours, ample use of space and light and coolly sparse, pared-bac...

HOW BIM CAN BE A TOOL TO BRIDGE THE GENERATIONAL GAP

Over the next few years we can expect to see a dramatic transformation in the way interior and architectural projects are designed, planned and man...

THE LIVING ROOM: THE HEART OF THE HOME

The living room as we know it is a product of the 20th century. The heavily ornamented parlours and drawings rooms that it evolved from were the si...

SALVATORI MEETS CASSINA: GABRIELE SALVATORI TALKS HISTORY, INNOVATION AND THE EVOLUTION OF NATURAL STONE

A meeting between two leading Italian design brands took place in Milan recently to exchange thoughts on design innovation and history. Salvatori, ...

130 WILLIAM: THE NEW YORK SKYSCRAPER

130 William Street is the first skyscraper by the British-Ghanian architect Sir David Adjaye. Having established his own practice 15 years ago afte...

OUR VALUES, OUR PEOPLE

Tucked between the foothills of the dramatic Apuan Alps — the same majestic peaks where exquisite marbles like Bianco Carrara are quarried &m...

HOW TO JUDGE THE QUALITY OF A BIM OBJECT: 5 KEY POINTS FOR CONSIDERATION

A BIM object is an editable parametric container that encapsulates not only the geometrical characteristics but also the technical and structural s...

THE BATHROOM

The only domestic space designed, primarily, to be used alone, the bathroom is a unique place of calm and contemplation. Private by necessity, the ...

JOHN PAWSON PRESENTS ELLIPSE COLLECTION AT LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

Da Designboom   Soft, simple and sensitively crafted, our latest collaboration, Ellipse, with John Pawson at London Design Festival 2019. Th...

SIX QUESTIONS WITH VINCENT VAN DUYSEN

The Belgian designer and architect Vincent Van Duysen works ultimately with space. Though his work is often concerned with large, open rooms, wheth...

THE IMPORTANCE OF INNOVATION

Innovation is a state of mind. When I became CEO of the company my grandfather founded in 1946, and which I took over from my father fifty years la...