Timeless design, high quality and natural materials. These are important purchase criteria of today. We show you how the furniture industry reacts to current challenges with sustainable furniture and still manages to combine aesthetics, design and sustainability.

Sustainable garden furniture: Top 5 brands and trends for 2024

Off to the green! Just in time for the start of the open-air season, we reveal the most important new outdoor furniture trends and introduce the best brands for sustainable garden furniture

2nd home founders Cloudy Zakrocki & Michael Munder on the sustainable revolution in the furniture industry

The founding duo about their holistic approach, the combination of profitability and sustainability and their vision for the future In an interview with Cloudy Zakrocki & Michael Munder, founders of “2nd home”

Green Product Award 2024: Sustainable innovations on the path to change

Sustainable design with distinction! The Green Product Award offers a stage for innovative products. We introduce you to the winners in 2024 who are driving the green transformation

Living vegan: This is how ethical interior design works

How can you live stylishly and vegan? We present the best tips and the top brands for furnishings that are chic and cruelty-free at the same time

Green, smart and sustainable: 20 effective climate protection tips for at home

Living in an environmentally friendly way is not as complicated as you think! Here we show you 20 clever climate protection tips for your home that will help you sustainably reduce your ecological footprint

Waste to Value: Recycling furniture gives old materials a new purpose

Whether made from used children's toys, coffee leftovers or orange peels - recycled furniture combines creativity with sustainability and functionality. Here we introduce you to all the benefits and the best brands

Corn as a raw material for environmentally friendly construction

The corn plant is one of the most widely grown crops worldwide. But can it also revolutionize the construction industry?

Product Sustainability Framework: Criteria for sustainable interior design

Dive into the five assessment categories of the Product Sustainability Framework and understand how it leads to greater sustainability in the world of interior design

Interior trends at imm cologne 2024

From sustainable innovations to natural design and minimalist sophistication – the imm cologne presents the future of interior design

The best tips for a zero-waste renovation

Transforming a space without creating waste can be challenging. We show the best tips for a zero-waste renovation

Green elegance: Sustainable sofas for a stylish home

Sustainable sofas combine timeless design and ecological responsibility for a new living culture

Vintage furniture: timeless, high quality and sustainable

Discover the vintage trend, real vintage furniture and its advantages for sustainability, quality and style

Circular Furniture: 8 furniture designs made from circular materials

Circular Furniture is the future of eco-friendly design - We show unique pieces of furniture made from circular materials

New Work: Sustainable office furniture in the office and what to look out for

In times of New Work, positive impulses count in the office and home office - sustainable office furniture plays a major role

These impact-factor t-shirts belong in every capsule wardrobe

Sustainable T-shirts are more than a fashion statement - everything about material, seals and top 10 brands

Project213A: Contemporary design meets sustainability and fairness

How Project213A implements a modern design aesthetic, timelessness and individualization with the help of sustainability and fairness

Green Future Club celebrates its anniversary: ​​10 years Green Product & Concept Award

The application phase for the Green Product Award and the Green Concept Award 2023 is underway - this is what the organizer Green Future Club is planning

Designer Gesa Hansen on her passion for future vintage

The sought-after designer talks about her personal style and why her passion for wood and vintage are the epitome of sustainable design. In an interview with Gesa Hansen, Founder “The Hansen Family”

Kelp Collection: 3D print design innovation made from recycled fishing nets

The Swedish design studio Interesting Times Gang launches trendsetting Kelp Collection, which combines 3D printing with recycling

Event: Green Product & Concept Award 2022 honors innovative product designs

The competition for a greener future with sustainable and innovative product ideas - new this year is the MCBW exhibition and the Green Future Club

Experiencing design with all senses – Sebastian Herkner on Slow Design

The creative product designer transports culture and craftsmanship into the modern age In an interview with Sebastian Herkner, Product Designer

Industrial Designer - Stefan Diez rethinks design and breaks with old habits

“The products of the new era need potential for enthusiasm and a meaningful relationship with their users - products that are loved and retained, instead of drastic reduction” In an interview with Stefan Diez, CEO Diez Office and professor for industrial design

Sustainable design combines aesthetics and responsibility

 Young designers combine modern concepts with sustainable criteria and more and more traditional houses are following suit - welcome to the new perfection!

Agile folding stool for the New Work Lifestyle

TAKEoSEAT In partnership with Iconic Awards: Innovative Interior Foldable stool made of PET felt meets the requirements of modern life and is the winner of the Iconic Award: Innovative Interior 2021 Design Story Designer Klöber GmbH Winner Product TAKEoSEAT - Foldable Stool Design Feature Simple, light, agile

Book Club: Gio Ponti appears as a personal & exclusive special edition

“Even if Ponti was not concerned with saving resources, but rather with the appearance of lightness, his approach can be transferred to our time”

Nomad upcycling rugs combine unique design with an appreciation for leftovers

“We believe in innovation, in crossing boundaries and in redefining the image of re- and upcycling in interiors” In an interview with Jutta Werner, founder of Nomad

Mid century furniture: a touch of nostalgia in your own apartment

A luxurious and practical furnishing trend that is catching on again after more than half a century: mid-century furniture is back 

Wallpaper without seam and reusable

WALLSTOXX In partnership with the German Design Award Seamless, made-to-measure wallpaper without rubbish: Wallstoxx is the first reusable One Piece wallpaper made from recycled materials - Winner of the German Design Award and Iconic Award: Innovative Interior 2021 Design Story Designer Brainstoxx GmbH Winner Product Wallstoxx - The Revolution One Piece Wallpaper Design Feature One Piece without […]

Green Furniture Concept: Biophilic Design & Modularity for Public Interior

Johan Berhin, founder and designer of Green Furniture Concept, talks about natural design as a symbol of security and the importance of modularity and circularity for interiors in public places Interview with Johan Berhin, Founder & Designer

The art of Feng Shui: How to design your living room harmoniously

Feng Shui promises more tidiness and a cosy atmosphere. With these tips, you too can furnish your Feng Shui living room according to the Chinese theory of harmony. 

Scandinavian decoration: Plain and simple furnishings from the north

Less is more: Scandinavian decoration with lots of Nordic home accessories made from natural materials fit into any home 

Dodds & Shute: A platform is changing the design industry forever

“We started using our company as a case study for sustainable change in 2017 - we are driven by the idea that we can initiate real change in the design industry” In an interview with Stefan Dodds and Nick Shute, founder of Dodds & Shute

This modular sofa adapts to everyday life

Noah Living In Partnership with German Design Award Noah Living relies on form & functionality - With its modular sofa, the company wins the German Design Award and Iconic Award: Innovative Interior 2021 Design Story Designer Noah Living GmbH Winner Product The modular sofa design Feature Functional, flexible , simply

Lutz Dietzold, CEO of the German Design Council, on sustainable design

“Sustainable design ensures long-term corporate success and is accessible to everyone” In an interview with Lutz Dietzold, CEO of the German Design Council

News: “All Eyes On” – Digital format of the German Design Award 2021

This year, the winning projects of the German Design Award will be presented by the German Design Council in a new online framework.

Dodds & Shute: Swedish furniture brands leading in terms of sustainability

No other country produces furniture as sustainably as Sweden. This finding has been shown in the new sustainability report from Dodds & Shute

Modern chair made of ocean plastic

Wehlers In partnership with Iconic Awards: Innovative interior furniture for a good cause: This is what Wehlers Design would like to achieve with furniture made from recycled materials. With its RUM chair, the company wins the Iconic Award 2021: Innovative Interior. Design Story Designer CF Møller Design Winner Product RUM Dining Chair Design Feature Modern, filigree, contemporary

The most beautiful furnishing ideas for your home

Furnishing ideas that combine functionality and beauty. We show trends and inspiration for modern interiors 2021

Top XNUMX online platforms for second hand furniture

Second hand furniture is a great way to give your home a unique and sustainable interior upgrade. Here, you can find the best online shops for high-quality, pre-owned design classics, unique vintage items and special treasures

Home Report 2021 - Trend developments in the housing and construction industry

The most important living trends in 2021: About redefining a good home and why cities need to become more resilient

Wabi Sabi: Harmony through imperfect purism

Wabi Sabi represents the joy of clarity, the reflection on the essentials and the recognition of perfection in something imperfect. Discover the Japanese tradition, which has aspired to be a trend

Minimalist Living: The trend at home is that easy

What is the minimalist living trend? We clean up with clichés like strelies living and radical mucking out

Home Report 2020 - Future of Living and Building

How can the architecture of our cities, our buildings, but above all the architecture of our lives, be better designed?

Inspiration & ideas for home trends and design 5

As every year, there are many new ways to upgrade modern homes effortlessly as well as stylishly. These are the Top 5 interior home trends and design ideas 2020

Auction platforms: Antique objects are the luxury of tomorrow

The desire for sustainability and exclusivity leads to the boom in the auction platforms for antiques. We show where you bid best

News: Kenzo launches lifestyle brand K3 for interior decoration

Kenzo Takdada is celebrating its comeback in the design world with the K3 Lifestyle Brand - instead of fashion, the Japanese star designer is now offering high-quality interiors 

Renting furniture - now the hype of the metropolises comes to us

Always modernly furnished with the megatrend of renting furniture: Stylish home upgrade at any time. And environmentally friendly

Modern lamps: the right lighting design for your own four walls

Modern lamps are the icing on the cake of the interior design. The right lighting concept also increases well-being. We show what is important and the most beautiful brands

Solid wood or solid timber? Here's everything you need to know about woods and the differences between them  

Living & building with the most sustainable raw material in the world. Wood appeals to us aesthetically and also ensures a pleasant room climate. Whether solid wood, solid wood or real wood - we explain the differences

Terrazzo - the designer scene's favorite for La Dolce Vita

Terrazzo as new star of the international design scene. The colorful flooring exudes Mediterranean flair, lightness and elegance. Get to know the zero-emission eye-catcher

Sustainable furniture – eco design for your own home

How environmentally friendly is your own home? Sustainable furniture and other important choices - We show you what eco-design is all about 

Vanessa Yuan & Joris Vanbriel on designer furniture for children

In dialogue with the founders of EcoBirdy about recycling discarded plastic toys and colorful designer furniture for children

Star designer Enrico Cinzano on the facets of aesthetics and sustainable design

In dialogue with the Italian star designer Enrico Marone Cinzano - the artful union of design, aesthetics and sustainability 

Green Living Interior Design: Here's how to make your modern, chic and green home improvements

Beauty and a sense of responsibility are not mutually exclusive. Green Living stands for stylish furnishings and a conscious lifestyle. With these interior design tips, you can also do it in your own four walls

The stylist Werner Aisslinger on the modern role of the designer

Werner Aisslinger, one of the largest product designers in Germany, tells us in private about future trends, the transformation of the designer and what beauty and aesthetics mean to him

Beautiful textiles for sustainable furniture

Sustainable furniture made from natural fabrics and materials. Cotton, silk, hemp and synthetic leather. We show the most beautiful fabrics for your interior design

TEFAF - the art fair of superlatives in New York

Modern art and design of the post-war period, antiques, ethnographic art and jewelry at the superlative art fair

Sustainable furniture: at the interface of design and functionality

More and more interior brands from the high-end segment specialize in sustainable furniture. The reason for this is the increasing customer need for aesthetic, modern designs that meet the requirements of environmental protection. We show which brands create that, skillfully and style-consciously harmonize beauty, design, functionality and sustainability.

Whether timeless classics or modern it pieces - the main thing is sustainability

Here you will find award-winning designer objects as well as sustainable furniture with exciting stories of origin. In the style of green living, you can find out about eco design and discover beautiful premium brands for sustainable furniture in order to furnish yourself in an environmentally friendly, unique and modern way. In addition, trends such as the boom in antique, timeless and thus sustainable furniture and environmentally friendly concepts for interiors.

Enjoy unique comfort with a clear conscience

Sustainable furniture is manufactured under new values ​​of the modern understanding of luxury: quality instead of quantity, circular economy instead of throw-away mentality and ethical working conditions instead of maximizing profit. High-end brands that focus on the production of sustainable furniture act sustainably and socially along the entire value chain. And under the premise of radical brand transparency, so that you can make conscious decisions.

Innovative production methods such as upcycling or recycling also ensure the quality of sustainable furniture. It is up to you whether you choose current trends or timeless classics. Comfort, exclusivity and design are combined in every sustainable piece of furniture in our cosmos. In this way you can be inspired with a clear conscience and without preliminary research.

Luxury & value meet tradition & sustainability

In addition to modern aesthetics and a sense of responsibility, Eco Design is characterized by the stories behind the products: luxury and value are complemented by exciting stories of origin. Be it a table made from recycled production waste from the aerospace industry or a multi-award-winning chair made from recycled plastic - sustainable furniture will surprise, inspire and combine timeless aesthetics with innovative sustainability.

Give your 4 walls a sustainable upgrade

Discover exquisite brands for sustainable furniture and give your Green Living oasis a stylish upgrade. High quality and thus longevity, design and aesthetics as well as timelessness are a matter of course.