“Life is more dynamic outside”: An interview with Prof. Mark Braun

Mark Braun © Sonja Müller

Mark Braun is a renowned German designer and university professor. As a member of the jury, together with other experts, he selected the furniture for this year’s Trend Show at spoga+gafa. We spoke to him about his demands for the design of outdoor areas, aspiring young designers and about his expectations for the future of outdoor design.

Boulevard of ideas: Exhibition and event at spoga+gafa 2018

Boulevard of Ideas © Koelnmesse

The Boulevard of ideas will once again be presenting the innovations of the exhibitors and current trend themes at spoga+gafa 2018. A combination between an exhibition and an event with plenty of manifold impulses awaits the visitors of the international garden trade fair. In the scope of the POS Green Solution Islands, one of the focuses is once again being placed on the design of salesrooms.

“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.