Monday, 25 September 2006

The Decathlon Design Commitment to create appropriate durable solutions

Maxims and traditions. The demands on the design of the Initech Geologic bow by Etienne Redouin and Nicolas Hamoignon were manifold. The bow had to be affordable, had to differ from others in terms of form and material and meet the functional requirements of a beginner. More »


Monday, 25 September 2006

Áron Losonczi on creating new materials for architecture

Light walls – fascinating material As a material, concrete – a mixture of several components – has excited the fantasy of architects all over the world. With LiTraCon™ – Light-Transmitting Concrete Áron Losonczi created an innovative building material with translucent characteristics – a mixture of optical glass fibre and fine concrete. Here he reveals his thoughts on creating new materials for architecture. More »


Monday, 25 September 2006

A night of design

red dot award: product design – award ceremony 2005 More than 1,200 international guests from the fields of politics, industry and culture celebrated the award winners of this year’s red dot award: product design in Essen on 4 July 2005. More »


Monday, 25 September 2006

Merry Christmas!

2005 is drawing to a close and we are reviewing an eventful year. This is an occasion to thank you for your energetic support, for your interest in our affairs and for the confidence and the loyalty you have shown us. Many achievements we’re regarding with pride and pleasure would have been impossible to attain without your assistance. More »


Monday, 25 September 2006

The best designers of the red dot award: product design 2006: Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron

For the outstanding, innovative design of their floor light “Pipe Terra” the Swiss designers Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron were honoured with the red dot: best of the best. They have personally explained their design to us. More »