“Harmony with the environment”: An interview with Jeannette Altherr

Jeannette Altherr © Lievore Altherr

Together with Alberto Lievore, Jeannette Altherr heads one of the most renowned design agencies in Spain. The graduate product and industry designer from Barcelona is a member of the jury for this year’s trend show at spoga+gafa. We talked with her about the various requirements of outdoor design, inspirations from nature and special furniture qualities.

spoga+gafa 2018: More themes and added values

Europäische Fachpressekonferenz, Richmond, GB, 15. Mai 2018: Katarina C. Hamma, (Geschäftsführerin Koelnmesse GmbH)

From 2 to 4 September 2018 the green industry will once again be meeting up at spoga+gafa in Cologne. Around 2,100 exhibitors from 60 countries will present the whole world of the garden to the international trade audience. In addition to the exhibitor presentations theme islands, special events and an extensive event programme make spoga+gafa the world’s no. 1 garden trade fair.

Right at the top: The most beautiful roof terraces for relaxing hours

High Note SkyBar – Budapest – Photo: Aria Hotel Budapest

Special rooftop terraces are a highlight in every city, because they offer a unique view of the sights and the hustle and bustle on the streets. Furnished with lounge or garden furniture, individual decorations, potted plants, sun sails and shades, many hotels and bars invite their guests to spend exceptional hours in the heights of the city. Rooftop pools are true tourist attractions especially during the summer months. Here is a small selection of the most interesting rooftop terraces in the world.