Teknion Bags 7 Trophies At The Good Design Awards 2016

Dec 23, 2016

Teknion Corporation has announced that seven of its products were honoured with 2016 Good Design Awards. This awards ceremony, presented annually by The Chicago Athenaeum, celebrates the most creative industrial, product and graphic designs in the world.

David Feldberg, Teknion President & CEO takes pride in Teknion’s “latest contract furnishing products” being rewarded by a set of globally eminent judges. Mr. David also accredits Teknion’s talented partners in addition to the team members for the honour - Justus Kolberg, Tom Lloyd, Luke Pearson, Pablo Pardo and Michael Vanderbyl.

Founded in Chicago in 1950, Good Design remains the world’s oldest and most recognized program for design excellence worldwide, with a recorded several thousand entrees from over 55 countries this year. The Good Design jury selected over 900 product designs and graphics from over 45 nations worthy of the award following the submission in November.

Asian Paints Launched This Customized Shade Exclusively For Kochi-muziris Biennale 2016

Dec 21, 2016

India’s largest and Asia’s third largest paint company, Asian Paints, is supporting and promoting art for society by not only partnering with one of the most coveted art exhibition, Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016, but also launching a customized shade, ‘Biennale White’. The shade has been used for all the exhibition halls in Kochi and has made its way to the walls of every Biennale site.

This impeccable, pure colour with no undertones was reached after careful exploration by “the best minds” a.k.a Asian Paints colour marketing and R&T teams and renowned artists from the exhibition, Sudarshan Shetty, Riyas Komu and Bose Krishnamachari, adds Mr. Amit Syngle, President-Sales, Marketing & Technology, Asian Paints Ltd. He affirms that the “pure white shade” augments “inventiveness and lifts the spirit.”

Exhibitors Bring Wider Variety Of Products To The Malaysia International Furniture Fair 2017

Dec 21, 2016

Organised by UBM Malaysia, Malaysia International Furniture Fair (MIFF) 2017 will take place at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) and MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC) from 8th to 11th March 2017. With recorded sales of USD 908 in 2016, will feature 500 companies, attract an estimated 20,000 buyers from “over 100 countries”, states Ms. Karen Goi, General Manager, MIFF.

The event benefits from its cross-promotion across UBM and Alibaba.com platforms as a result of a strategic "online and offline" collaboration to create the next generation of B2B trade sourcing experiences.

Around 70 per cent of exhibitors are Malaysian companies while the rest are from overseas including from China, Taiwan , Japan , Indonesia , South Korea and Vietnam .

Speaking for the Chinese exhibitors in The China Hall, Ms. Lynn Liao, Deputy Director of CCPIT, claims the reason for the “70% rebooking rate” from these participants to be a combination of “global buyers”, creating a “valuable experience” for “better development” of businesses by opening up more markets.

Apart from the China Hall, there are also the Taiwan Hall with 30 companies and the Muar Hall with over 80 member companies.

Novotel, Hyderabad Has A New Face For Sales & Marketing

Dec 21, 2016

The 5 Star hotel, Novotel Hyderabad Airport today (21st December 2016) announced the appointment of Nazma MAMAJI as its Director of Sales and Marketing. In her new role, Nazma will be responsible for scaling new heights of revenues for the hotel, bringing in greater visibility and aiming for higher team engagement in the surging hospitality market of Hyderabad. 

A seasoned hotelier, Nazma comes with over a decade of hospitality experience with deep expertise in business development and team handling. Previously, she was associated with leading hotel chains such as Hilton, Hyatt Hotels, IHHR hospitality and Indian Hotels Co Ltd., where she played an instrumental role in sculpting the strong foundation of MICE business and Travel Trade segments for the brands she was associated with.

Vitra Has Found A Way To Introduce Swarovski To Your Bathroom

Dec 20, 2016

VitrA, the leading bathroom solutions brand of Eczacıbaşı Building Products Division in Turkey introduces Juno series, which entails a lavish bathroom interior ambiance created with original Swarovski crystal joysticks and faucet rings enhanced with fine details.

This collection’s seemingly makes your bathroom look luxurious with the natural sparkle of crystals. The simple form and function are enhanced to incredible effect with PVD coatings, a state-of-the-art process of vaporising and depositing metal powder onto a surface, which remains corrosion- free and scratch-resistant. The Juno series is available in gold and chrome shades that add texture, depth and a unique identity rarely seen before in bathroom design.

With its stylish aesthetics, sophisticated details and infinite product range, Juno Series is the choice of people who are on a lookout for a bathroom series to complement prestigious households.

Xl Realtors Now Offers 5 Star Weekend Homes Near Mumbai

Dec 20, 2016

In line with the increasing demand for second or weekend homes by 10 – 12% in India, XL Realtorz, a specialist in constructing luxury weekend homes announces the launch of Heaven Hills, a 5 Star luxury weekend home project on Manor Road, Off Mumbai - Ahmedabad Highway (India). The increase in trend is because people have understood the benefits it offers such as enjoying quality family time away from the routine, valuable investment option and having a healthy lifestyle amidst nature.

Mumbai was voted as the preferred investment destination followed by Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune and Hyderabad. Designed by one of the finest designers of India – Mr. Akhil Garg (Incepta Architecture & Designs), Heaven Hills is spread over 2 acres of land, and is accessible within an hour by road from any part of Mumbai. 

There are 140 fully furnished apartments including studios and ensuites, with infrastructure and ambience as good as a 5 Star resort. Further, with the price ranging from Rs. 22 lakh – 36 lakh, there are leisure amenities such as swimming pool, club house, fully equipped gymnasium, 24-seater full HD movie theatre, a massive parking plaza, landscaped garden, indoor and outdoor play areas for children and adults.

Iida 2017 Annual Competitions Now Open To The Global Design Audience

Dec 20, 2016

Submissions are now open for the International Interior Design Association's (IIDA) 44th annual Interior Design Competition and the 25th annual Will Ching Design Competition. These international competitions honor extraordinary, creative, and pioneering designs with the Interior Design Competition open to firms of any size while the Will Ching Design Competition recognizing the more commercial design from firms of five employees or less, with their common requirement of entrants having completed their projects in or after 2014.

"It is my pleasure to announce the opening of our marquee interior design competitions," said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP takes pride in hosting their umbrella interior design competitions to celebrate the “crucial role” designers play in inspiring ideas for aesthetics and functionality.

The deadline to enter both competitions is Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Winners of both competitions will be celebrated during COOL, the annual IIDA black-tie gala, on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

This Christmas & Nye Will Be A ‘smaaash’ing Hit In Hyderabad!

Dec 19, 2016

To bring in the festive atmosphere for its customers Smaaash, Hyderabad has created a perfect setting to celebrate Christmas & New Year this season.

The entertainment hub has placed a huge Christmas themed house inside its arena, which is crafted using glucose biscuits and other edible materials. Apart from an edible house, they have a new ‘plum cake’ addition to their menu, which will be sold at all their stores.  

Mighty Small will organize a Christmas Brunch on 25th Dec between 12.00 noon to 5pm. Apart from this, Smaaash will host a New Year’s Eve party on 31st December 2016 with a live DJ, unlimited Soft and Hard beverages, Kids entertainment, dance floor, lavish food spread etc. with an exciting “Go Retro” theme.

Premium Package: Unlimited Games + Premium Imported Liquor + Snacks + Dinner / 7999 – (4999) Single

Executive Package: Unlimited Games + IMFL Liquor + Snacks + Buffet Dinner /6999 – (3999) Single

Kids Package: Unlimited Games + Dinner (Single – Rs.1599, Two Kids – Rs.2499)

 

The World Design Summit Has Revealed Two Major Keynote Speakers For The October Event!

Dec 19, 2016

The World Design Summit – Montréal 2017 is an unprecedented international gathering of diverse disciplines with a common focus of “How Design Can Shape The Future”.

Montréal will host design professionals, government and business leaders, industry representatives, media and NGOs from around the world, between October 16th and 25th, 2017. For these 10 days, attendees will come together to transcend silos, foster cooperation and enhance professional development. More than a mere celebration of design, the Summit will demonstrate the tremendous power of design to create viable solutions to global, social, economic, cultural and environmental challenges. The scale of the event does not stop here: there are forty countries that have already submitted their content for display in the first round of entrees!

The World Design Summit Organization has announced its first keynote speakers, two major figures in the design world and, more specifically, of urban design and architecture, who include: Jan Gehl, from Copenhagen and Belinda Tato from Madrid.

Vitra’s Exclusive Bathroom Collection: Loft Series

Dec 19, 2016

VitrA, the leading bathroom solutions brand of Eczacıbaşı Building Products Division in Turkey, introduces exclusive range of Loft series – entitled to give your bathroom the unique boldness it needs through its metallic finish on ceramics!

This Loft delivers water flow at a pre-set temperature, preventing risk of burning due to very hot water, hence enhancing safety for children and elderly users.

The series has brought a new dimension to the bathrooms with its sharp lines and elegance through its minimalist design. This new collection with pioneering designs and ergonomic use maximizes your control over water with built-in and standard basin mixers as well as bath/shower mixer.

Loft Series is the choice of people who are on a lookout for a bathroom series to complement prestigious households through the confident and brave look the series goes for.