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Cologne, January, 18-24, 2016


3D-Printing: The 4th Industrial Revolution at interzum


The “innovation of interior” piazza in hall 4.2 at the interzum 2015 focuses on the theme of the “4th Industrial Revolution: 3D Printing”. Although it may still seem a long way off for many, additive production technologies, including 3D printing, already offer alternatives to conventional production. more…

Interview with Simon Legald:
“I have analysed hundreds of chair designs from different decades.”


The Danish designer Simon Legald (b. 1986) is the designer of Form for Normann Copenhagen – a series of innovative tables and chairs. We have interviewed the designer about the design; his source of inspiration and whether he believes the Form series can become a new classic.

Form by Normann Copenhagen:
A Unified & Ambitious Chair


With “Form” Normann Copenhagen presents a reinterpreted range of chairs and tables that combine a strong design idiom with comfortable curves and an innovative industrial production technique. The name reflects the designer´s inspiration drawn from the design of chairs throughout history. With a soft silhouette that merges with a rigid Nordic wooden frame, Form is Normann Copenhagen’s idea of the perfect chair.

Pure Talents Contest
elects Designers of the Future


With the Pure Talents Contest, the imm cologne 2015 organised for the twelfth time one of the most prestigious international design competitions for young designers – the starting signal to a successful design career for many of the selected participants.

Poem: new interpretation
of the wing chair by Brühl


Armchair poetry: Poem, the new wing chair by Brühl, issues an invitation – feel embraced; sit back and relax … or read. A favoured spot, gently rounded and protective, well balanced and organic looking. The sweeping shape of the sides runs all the way from the wings to the armrests, which taper towards the front. Alternatively, the armchair can be finished without armrests, thus giving it a more minimalist look.

The Young Design Generation Gets a Head Start in Cologne


The international interiors trade fair imm cologne has developed in recent years into one of the most important meeting places for the young international design scene. With good reason: With its format “Pure Talents” the trade fair offers young designers a good environment and a forum for experimental design concepts, which is visited by international experts and is ideal for testing out alternative organisational forms and for presenting unconventional designs.

Keala by Sophisticated Living:
the new lightness of being in sofas


In Keala, Sophisticated Living has created an innovative sofa which takes the highly current fashion topic of transparency to the next level. The mix of materials includes a durable nylon-mesh fabric – a classic from the world of sports and surfwear – making this sofa an absolute novelty in upholstered furniture.

Vedua by Hülsta:
Premium woods in vivid designs


Modern shapes manually crafted: Hülsta presents its new collection of solid wood furniture with the living and dining room furniture programme Vedua. The series comprises a range of stand-alone pieces like low boards, sideboards, glass cabinets and corner panels in a variety of sizes and material thicknesses. The solid natural oak and textured beech furniture makes a wonderful impression, either as individual pieces or as flexible wall unit. more…

Outdoor Sofa Walrus: Extremis turns Concept of Outdoor Seating inside out


Imagine sitting outdoors in a lazy big sofa, enjoying the good weather, funky drinks, a nice rest or a good conversation: who doesn’t love that? What a shame that we have drag around cushoins and pillows or that we have to hide our beatiful outdoor sofa away under a cover to protect it from the elements. Why not just sit back and relax?

Ed by Moree: High-adjustable High Chair not only for Kitchen, Bar, Bistro


Ed, the new bar stool from German design label Moree, is a perfect accompaniment to bar tables, counters or bars. The smart stainless steel wooden mix of this “high chair” gives good service during your morning coffee, business small talk or Blue Hour. It is always there, when comfortable short-term seating is needs in a small area.

Designed in timeless elegant style, Ed fits into private living or dining room and kitchen as well as in gastronomy and interior finishing areas. The seat, which swivels 360 degrees, is made from two gently curved shaped wooden boards which facilitate the two-tone colour of the stool: Ed is available in the colour combinations white-white and white-grey. For interior designers it can also be produced in their desired colour (RAL colour pallet). The generously dimensioned footrests give comfortable support; the seat heights is adjustable via compression spring. Ed can be combined with the Moree Lounge 105 or Studio light standing tables, which bathe the surroundings into white or coloured light.

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Photo: Moree

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