Designer Portrait Oliver Conrad: The Multitalented All-Rounder

06/14

These are good times for a crossover player: born in New York in 1962, Oliver Conrad is a craftsman, architect, producer, entrepreneur and designer. After training as a carpenter, he graduated in architecture and subsequently focused on various architectural projects. Then, in 1990, the "Oliver Conrad Collection" was launched – a furniture line that has been selling successfully ever since.  

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Designer Portrait Michael Schmidt: Bathrooms for Everyone

05/14

Michael Schmidt is a successful designer and networker. He enjoys bringing the right people together to get new projects off the ground. He lives in Stuttgart (Germany) and runs there a studio with the name code2design. 

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Nexus Product Design: Making Space Physical

05/14

Ulli Finkeldey and Kai Uetrecht think in systems and believe in the big picture. Under the name Nexus Product Design they are active in many different fields. But in view of the wide variety products they have created for the sanitary sector, the duo can certainly be regarded as specialists for this segment.  

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The Gritti Palace in Venice: Hotel icon lets guests bathe in luxury

05/14

The Gritti Palace Hotel in Venice is a five-star establishment of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Luxury Collection. Matching the stylish design of the guest rooms, the bathrooms of the hotel are furnished with baths made of steel enamel by Kaldewei. 

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Designer Portrait EOOS: The Storymakers

05/14

EOOS is active in the fields of furniture, product and shop design. And even when Martin Bergmann, Gernot Bohmann and Harald Gründl have very different characters, they have one thing in common: For the Viennese trio, design is a poetic discipline and a cultural service to society. 

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    Better Bathrooms

    05/14

    For today, what used to be the epitome of run-of-the-mill design no longer seems to fit into any neat category: the bathroom. It unites more functions than virtually any other area of the home. Therefore waterproof lounge furniture, parquet and wall plaster, rain shower and fireplace all have to be reconciled with one another. 

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    Vero by Duravit – pure elegance, fair and square

    04/14

    Cinema screen or computer monitor, fridge or milk carton, a room, a table, the morning paper: our world is inconceivable without the rectangle. Perhaps this is why we are so attracted to Vero: the forms of this ceramic range are entirely restricted to the rectangle. After 12 years of success, Duravit’s Vero range has been extended by a furniture collection. 

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