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Posts filed under 'Interviews'

Fri 16.2.

Material Tendencies: Sir Peter Cook

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.02.2018 - Tagged as: ,

 

“I am imagining this magical material with responsive characteristics that can come towards you and that could melt away.’ Sir Peter Cook

 

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Wed 7.2.

Harri Koskinen: Simplicity Is A Sylvan Sauna

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Harri Koskinen: Simplicity Is A Sylvan Sauna

Harri Koskinen. Photo: Timo Junttila

 

Harri Koskinen is a Finnish industrial designer, furniture maker and exhibition designer; he is also currently the head of design for the Scandinavian firm Iittala.(text by TLmag)

 

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Fri 27.10.

Material Tendencies: Konstantin Grcic

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.10.2017 - Tagged as:

Qualitative analysis is essential to identifying what materials are next and which will stand the test of time. Our team asked Konstantin Grcic among other leading Designers and architects what material they particularly favour right now. See the results

Read full interview with Konstantin Grcic

Thu 26.10.

Material Tendencies: Jorre van Ast

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.10.2017 - Tagged as: ,

 

“I think an area where a lot of things are happening now is sustainable materials, or biobased materials.“ Jorre van Ast

Architonic spoke with the designer and creative director of the Dutch furniture manufacturer Arco, and learned about his thoughts on materials.

 

See the most popular materials on Architonic in 2017

See all products by Jorre van Ast on Architonic

Tue 24.10.

Material Tendencies: Todd Bracher

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.10.2017 - Tagged as: ,

 

„From building a house to making a toothpick, with wood you can go to the extremes.“ Todd Bracher among other leading designers and architects rank their favourite materials.

 

Read full article on Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017

 

Full interview with Todd Bracher on Architonic

Fri 20.10.

Material Tendencies: Alfredo Häberli

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.10.2017 - Tagged as: ,

 

“Wood is one of the most fantastic materials ever. I like the natural patina that wood receives, being outdoors or indoors.“ Alfredo Häberli among other leading architects and designers rank their favourite materials.

 

Read full article on Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017
Full interview with Alfredo Häberli on Architonic

Tue 17.10.

Material Tendencies: Morten Schmidt

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.10.2017 - Tagged as: ,

 

“Timber will take a big turn, there is no doubt.“ Morten Schmidt of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects among other leading architects and designers rank their favourite materials.

 

Read full article on Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017

Full interview with Morten Schmidt on Architonic

Mon 9.10.

Designers’ Top 10 Materials 2017

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.10.2017

 

Qualitative analysis is essential to identifying what materials are next and which will stand the test of time. Our series Material Tendencies aims to do just that. Conducting qualitative surveys and interviews, the series is part of our ongoing effort to map the contemporary landscape of architecture and design.

 

Starting in early 2015 until present, Architonic has gathered exclusive insights from industry leaders who shared their opinions and experience when it comes to material choices, helping us all gain a more complete picture of the current material scene and better predict what lays ahead.

 

Read the full article on Architonic