“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.

“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.

Outdoor living: garden furniture trends

Hularo wickerwork used in the Savoy range by 4 Seasons Outdoor is extremely weather-resistant © 4 Seasons Outdoor

From 2 to 4 September 2018, spoga+gafa will be presenting the latest outdoor living developments. As the largest garden trade fair in the world, spoga+gafa shows fresh design approaches, new functions or innovative materials. We already take a look at current design trends for outdoor furniture.