FLUID SHAPES, UNUSUAL MATERIALS AND COMBINATIONS OF MATERIALS, A COLOUR PALETTE THAT RANGES FROM RESTRAINED TO GAUDY – IT’S NOT EASY TO CATEGORISE THE STYLE OF CHRISTINA PETROU, A CYPRIOT ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER. EVEN SHE HERSELF FALTERS AT THE QUESTION. BUT THAT DOESN’T SEEM TO DETRACT FROM HER SUCCESS. WITH HER DESIGN STUDIO CHRISTINE KALIA, SHE CREATES FURNITURE, RENOVATES HOUSES AND RECENTLY FITTED OUT THE CHLOÉ STORES.

Schloss Hollenegg for Design is pleased to announce its ninth annual design exhibition: WOOD LAND. The exhibition focuses on the forest and its most important resource – wood. The show demonstrates various techniques for processing wood and imparts knowledge about different tree species and wood essences. Each object on display also provides an opportunity to discuss topics such as global warming, forest management and sustainable wood production.

Making things by hand is in no way “old school” at Creative Industries Styria. Styrian Products exhibit a blend of traditional craftsmanship with modern design and computer technology. This combination doesn’t just result in accurate and high-quality work, it also makes for extraordinary designs and products that have a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. Here are our top three…

In a fast-paced society in which it is often a case of “higher, faster and further”, the Danish interior brand SOFACOMPANY would like to encourage people to pause more often and reflect on their own home as a source of peace and inspiration. In particular, pieces of furniture characterised by a clear, timeless design provide the necessary space for the mind and body to recharge their batteries without distraction.

Artistic Director of Jewelry and Watches for Louis Vuitton, Francesca Amfitheatrof brings a new perspective to the ancient art of jewelry design creating revolutionary collections for the Maison. Operating in the heart of Paris, she approaches each of them following a theme, as a storyteller would approach a novel, but written in the oldest materials on our planet – diamonds, coloured stones and golds…

Summer has begun and with it comes the longing for adventure and the desire for unforgettable experiences in nature. For all those who are looking for new ways to escape from everyday life, MH Residenz in Feistritz/Drau, Carinthia, has built something very special – namely its own outdoor showroom. Here, customers and interested parties can discover a world of glamping inspiration. Because: MH Residenz knows that it is not always easy to imagine what it would be like to live in the smallest space and yet not have to do without comfort and aesthetics. The showroom now makes it possible!