Challenging and stimulating the architects and designers of the future. Encouraging them to discover the use of wood and other sustainable and environmentally-friendly materials in construction. All of these objectives come together in the winning projects from the IFA Awards 2018.
If libraries are paradise for readers, materials libraries are paradise for designers. Or perhaps hell. Choosing between more than 6,500 references from the database at Material ConneXion, the biggest centre for materials in the world, can become a real headache.
Vibrant floral patterns, voluminous textures, and vivid colour combinations reflect a multicultural philosophy, which is a consequence of globalisation. The exotic is back, and at Connections by Finsa we are focussing on how to translate this into your projects through the Explore trend.
Materials research is constantly evolving. In a society which is becoming more technically advanced, innovative materials that challenge design are emerging. To make research and the adaptation of materials to projects easier, materials libraries where you can find everything you need, were born.
We can see the 'maker' philosophy in Arrolo, the multi-position piece of furniture developed by Arrokabe Architects for La Conexión de Finsa. It was about facilitating short meetings, halfway between stopping for a coffee and an improvised meeting. And it's 'maker'
In this post we've gathered together a selection of Instagram and Pinterest posts about reliefs and deep carvings , so that you can give a three-dimensional quality to your most original projects.
Unique projects require unique materials. We're taking a look at wood veneer, an essential material in the world of interior design for spaces that require a made-to-measure look to express their sophistication.
How is design perceived in the industrial world? To answer these questions, we followed Dutch collective Envisions during the development of an experimental design project in technical wood manufacturing.
Are you interested in the use of technical wood as a construction system? Here at Connections by Finsa, we found one the few available websites for learning about and sharing the uses of this material in architecture.
Apart from energy efficiency, if you want to give your house the eco touch, opt for this type of furniture that, although it doesn't seem like it, use recycled materials.