magical cellulose

generally

after the success of the first edition of the “design annual” fair held last year, the second edition took place from 14 to 17 june. about 70 manufacturers, designers and architects of international renown took part in the event, attracting over ten thousand private and specialist visitors to the frankfurt festival hall. summing up, the […]

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the art fair in the rear view mirror

material world

it has more than done justice to its good reputation. with a record number of over 60,000 visitors from all over the world, the “finest“ (le monde), “most influential“ (newsweek) and “most important“ (süddeutsche zeitung) international fair for modern and contemporary art took place in switzerland from 13 to 17 june 2007. never before has […]

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photos on wellboard

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“we think architectural glass one step further“ is the motto of okalux gmbh, which in the course of its forty-year company history has been one of the international market leaders in the field of the functional, innovative and design-oriented manufacture of insulation glass. this includes the digital printing technology okacolor with which the company prints […]

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practical showcases thanks to klemetric

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practical showcases thanks to klemetric the “weilimdorfer heimatkreis e.v.” not only holds talks on historical subjects and conducts guided walks around the traditional Swabian town of weilimdorf. it also holds varying exhibitions in the old vicarage of this suburb of stuttgart. until last year, many of the exhibits in the “heimatstube” of the old vicarage […]

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news from the sample box

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it collects over sixty samples in a handy maple box. In april 2002, the “sample box for wooden materials” was out onto the market – as a source of inspiration for planners and creative people and as a vivid aid to argumentation for talks with customers. since then the selection of conventional and special wooden […]

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an exhibition bar made of wellboard medium

applications

in the designing and realization of the exhibition bar, some of the materials used by the in-house musterring innovation center (mic) were blockboard, flexible fuma plywood, heterogeneous pvc floorcovering (expona domestic) and anodized aluminium. for the front panelling, the designer andreas almstedt decided on the 2.0 mm thick wellboard medium. before installation, the wavy wooden […]

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“wellbox”

applications

the “wellbox” transport and furniture module the designer anja tiltsch has developed the transport and furniture module “wellbox” for her final year project. “wellbox” is the all-in solution for transport and storage. in the stacked state, it gives you a an individual furniture system, and the carrying straps made of round cord make it easy […]

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ultra light – super strong

publication

neue werkstoffe für gestalter a new generation of design materials “this book presents current developments and research findings, as well as elucidating the connections between material, technology and design. new materials have gained greater importance in almost all product development areas and in architecture, whether they are employed for luminaires, furniture, sport or technical equipment. […]

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innovative materials for interior architects

publication

edwin van onna presents interesting and unusual materials in his recently published book “material world: innovative structures and finishes for interiors”. the book is an indispensable source of information and inspiration for interior architects and designers. each material featured is presented in words and illustrations on a two-page spread. in addition the book includes the […]

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put in the right light

students of the university of weimar investigated under the leading of prof. johannes grossmann the effect of coloured light on various surfaces. the experiment has been carried out with four coloured lights (yellow, red, green, blue). the results show that, with its linear, round and even surface, wellboard enables an exciting light-colour structuring. the carton […]

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furniture out of wellboard

applications

the furniture mr doser designed is reduced to the essentials. it is easy to assemble without using any tools and takes up very little space when being stored or transported. wolf doser töpferstraße 25 d-54290 trier tel.: +49 – 651 – 99329-53 fax: +49 – 651 – 99329-53 doserw@hotmail.com

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