Designer Corinna Kretschmar-Joehnk throws the desk out of the window when furnishing a next-generation hotel room. The joint head of JOI Design in Hamburg works with a studio team on her interiors. She has spent over 30 years creating many distinctive premium brand hotels, luxury spas and restaurants. This trend expert has some surprisingly radical statements for us, and a fair few ‘instagrammable’ style secrets. read more ›
Light shines through dune-like waves. Found objects are used as design elements. Linen is handwoven in traditional ways and stag beetles scrabble over cushions. Sustainability is the one great aspiration that holds all these contemporary styles together. read more ›
We all know resource conservation, clean manufacturing, short transportation routes and fair remuneration are key markers of sustainability. Yet true ethical style lies in developing designs that connect with the bigger picture – and in this respect our young talents are truly far-sighted. read more ›
Accessories complete an outfit and are many people’s preferred platform for showing off the individual and unusual. This year’s young fashion accessories talents place the materials firmly in the foreground and offer exciting, clever interpretations. read more ›
Green rolling hills, crystal blue water and yellow primroses. These colours all artfully lend a natural freshness to home accessories, crockery and kitchen utensils. Last year’s candy colours have made way for stronger shades that instantly open up all the senses and usher in a light, bright mood. Our examples from colour specialist Pantone are a teasing taster of summer. And how about a hotel tip to tickle your fancy?