Wednesday, 24 May 2006

The new desire for luxury – international furniture trends 2006

Increased global competition has the effect that companies who want to survive in the international market have to make innovation and high-quality design their highest priorities. This pressure continuously raises the design quality – not only in the high price segment, but ultimately also in the overall market. More »

Wednesday, 24 May 2006

Ferrari: New Concepts of the Myth

Numerous visitors interested in design and automobiles came to see the private opening ceremony of the special exhibition “Ferrari: New Concepts of the Myth” at the red dot design museum where twenty Ferrari types, shining in Ferrari red, black and silver, can be viewed until 11 June 2006. More »

Thursday, 18 May 2006

The best designers of the “red dot award: product design 2006": Ben van Berkel

Ben van Berkel, co-founder of the UN Studio, designed the “Circle“ sitting furniture for Walter Knoll AG & Co. KG. Ben van Berkel and his partner Caroline Bos have let us in on their product design maxims, which they call a “celebration of the product”. More »

Wednesday, 17 May 2006

The best designers of the “red dot award: product design 2006"

In a few days the time will have come: on 26 June 2006 the big finale of the red dot award: product design 2006 will take place: the honour gala for the award ceremony. To get you in the right mood for the award ceremony we would like to introduce to you in our series “The best designers of the red dot award: product design 2006”, the designers who are award winners of the red dot: best of the best. More »

Tuesday, 16 May 2006

Spectacular Sculpture made of Glass and Aluminium: The New Mercedes Benz Museum

The schedule was tight, the aim was ambitious: for the new Mercedes-Benz Museum at the gates of the parent plant in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim, extraordinary planners trod new paths in interdisciplinary cooperation. With investments amounting up to 150 million Euro, Mercedes Benz took pride in erecting a spectacular new building, the official grand opening of which will take place on 19 May 2006. More »