Naive Slimtech receives the 2016 Good Design Award

MODENA, ITALY — Naive Slimtech, the Lea Ceramiche collection designed by Patrick Norguet, has received the prestigious Good Design Award for 2016. The Good Design Award, established in 1950 and organized by the Chicago Athenaeum – Museum of Architecture and Design in collaboration with the European Centre for Architecture, Art,…

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Ceramica Senio releases new collection

BAGNACAVALLO, ITALY — Ceramica Senio presents Westport: the silk side of ceramic. The new double fire tile collection is available in one standard format — 2 1/2 x 10 inches (6 1/2 x 26 cm) — and three new 3D shapes. Westport is characterized by its silk-like surface, which feels…

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Case Study for Proper Commercial Project Planning

Tight deadlines and technically challenging site conditions can make or break a project, especially when faced with the requirement to ensure office operations in the building will continue during renovations. When Gensler Architects approached UZIN regarding technical help with the renovation of their Washington, D.C. headquarters, a project team was…

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Strategies for Successful Showroom Design

A beautiful and thoughtfully designed showroom is inspiring and creates a tactile environment for shoppers. As a key component in the storytelling of a brand and highlighting its newest offerings, the showroom design is vital. If designed well, a passerby is more inclined to walk in and eventually make a…

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