• Posts Tagged ‘IMM’

    Predicting the future is an art form, but it’s slightly easier when you have some 1,400 exhibitors showcasing some of the best home furnishings design from 51 countries in one spot. At IMM 2018, visitors kicked off each morning with a 90-minute trend tour by Anton Van Der Lande. Here are four hot trends which will be...

    In this opinion piece by architect Marina Kodakoff, whose research office RSK Architecture focuses on architecture and neuroscience, the use of LEDs is questioned. Learn about the current issue with LEDs and a potential solution in her article.   Good lighting is a key element of interior design.  We can paint the...

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    Design professionals and design lovers enjoyed this year’s 2018 Design Post KÖLN, a showroom for home design inspiration. The event is highly focused on consulting among retailers, architects, clients and project owners who come to explore new interior design trends in an innovative and interactive environment. Design...

    Once again IMM Cologne highlighted up-and-coming designs and designers. The Pure Talents Contest is a competition that promotes the work and talent of young, international designers who are still studying or graduated within the last three years. Here, you can find works that are experimental, provocative and...

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    Since our 2017 reports on green materials, IMM Cologne has kickstarted this year with a host of interesting organic materials for both architecture projects and design products. Several eco-conscious brands participate in the movement for a greener future by manufacturing organic construction materials. BioMASON has...

    Swedish design studio Front collaborated with GAN Rugs on Parquet, a collection of beautifully designed geometric rugs that evoke Scandinavian colors and shapes with a puzzle-like, three-dimensional pattern. The lively rugs were featured at the 2018 IMM Cologne. We spoke with Front designer Sofia Lagerkvist to learn...

    At IMM Cologne this year, visitors discovered a range of light-guided moods throughout the fair, notably at Pure Editions.   Indoor lighting has moved beyond its original function to illuminate and has become a tool for designers to generate an entire atmosphere in a space, affecting people’s moods, health and...

    Ever wonder what the big deal is with minimalism in designing spaces? Scandinavian designers and brands offer insight at this year’s IMM Cologne   With everything instant and connected, our minds are constantly filled with the next step and our actions are nonstop. We are literally occupied in every sense, which is why...

    Designer Sebastian Herkner has been fascinated by reinvention of cultural craft using modern and innovative materials since he was studying at Offenbach University of Art and Design, from which he graduated in 2007. This merging of new technologies and traditional craftsmanship made him the right designer to realize...

    Spanish artist and designer Cristian Zuzunaga showcased his work which includes print, letterpress, photography, sculpture, textile and furniture design. He started some years ago with a range of home textiles and today he collaborates with selected European craft businesses to produce seating furniture, tables and...

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