“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.

“We are at a turning point”: Interview with Manuel Rucar from Chlorosphere

Manuel Rucar © Chlorosphere

French trend consultancy Chlorosphere is specialized in the garden, plant, floral, landscape and outdoor sectors. The consultancy’s team is composed of watchmen who scan everything that is new on the market. Manuel Rucar, manager of the company, is jury member for this years trend show at spoga+gafa. We talked with him about the latest trends in outdoor design

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.