January 2022

Posts tagged as 'fabric'

Wed 8.6.

Christian Fischbacher: Beauty with added value

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.06.2016 - Tagged as: , , ,

Photo courtesy Christian Fischbacher

Photo courtesy Christian Fischbacher

For the contract-furnishings area in particular, one of the basic technical requirements is fire safety, which in turn calls for flame-retardant furnishing fabrics. (by Katja Reich)


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'Bitmap' collection by Zuzunaga

‘Bitmap’ collection by Zuzunaga

Cristian Zuzunaga’s textile designs works on many levels. The London- and Barcelona-based designer’s latest collection is no exception.


‘Bitmap’ plays with the idea of a simultaneous micro and macro view of the world, referencing as it does the visual DNA of digital imagery examined close up and, at the same time, the urban landscape presented in cartographic form – a bit of a map. The clue is in the name of the woven products, such as ‘New York’, ‘Shanghai’, ‘Tokyo’ and, of course, ‘Barcelona’.


'Chromatic' furniture fabric by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Väveriet

‘Chromatic’ furniture fabric by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Väveriet

Swedish multidisciplinary design/architecture office Claesson Koivisto Rune were inspired by silk, “the way some fine silks have a delicate gradient dichromatic feature” for their ‘Chromatic’ furniture fabric collection.



Thu 31.1.

Looming Large: innovation in new textile design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.01.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Origami' textile from Zimmer + Ronde

‘Origami’ textile from Zimmer + Ronde

Contemporary producers of high-quality fabrics for interiors are busy exploring all sorts of innovative directions in materials, processes and applications. Architonic takes a look at the the design and production of textiles today, from Svensson Markspelle’s energy-saving ‘Cinq’ fabric to Zimmer + Ronde’s three-dimensional ‘Origami’. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)


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'Ray' table lamps by Kristine Five Melvær; photo by Erik Five Gunnerud

Delicate nude-coloured mesh fabric veils welded steel cord structure of these sculptural table lamps created by a young Norwegian designer Kristine Five Melvær. Named ‘Ray’, the mushroom-like lights aim to ‘question the stereotypical lamp’ and the designs were presented earlier this month in Stockholm Furniture Fair’s hall for independent designers and design schools, Greenhouse. (more…)

"Maharam Agenda", Edited by Michael Maharam, Lars Muller Publishers 2011

Thanks to our friends at Lars Muller Publishers, Architonic is giving away 3 FREE COPIES of ‘Maharam Agenda’ to our Facebook fans. The draw will take place on 26 October and if you’d like to get your hands on this inspiring book, all you need to do is follow the link and comment on our photo album. Good luck! >>



Since two years Giulio Cappellini has been Art Director of Alcantara. With the new collection, developed in collaboration with Paola Navone, the Italian material manufacturer presents new possible applications of the Alcantara material in the field of interior and funiture design. Enjoy!

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'A Band Apart' upholstery fabric by Sarah Morris

The New York based textile manufacturer Maharam is a fourth generation family-run business which produces high-quality fabrics for wall coverings, windows and upholstery. The collection includes beautiful graphical designs, such as those of the American artist Sarah Morris and playful and vivid prints by Paul Smith.


For technical support contact Alfred Giolai Graphical and vivid textures by Maharam (US)