WHAT’S UNDER FOOT:
Floor trends from Tile of Spain
Technology and style are the symbiotic forces behind innovations in
Advancements like skinny tile – tile so thin it
can be installed directly over existing tiles in
renovations, saving time and money. Smart
nano-technologies pair the high thermal
mass of ceramics with radiant heat to create
luxuriously warm surfaces that are also
Design is driven by technology.
Inkjet decoration techniques provide
the means to decorate highly textured
surfaces in mass production. It is now
possible to recreate textile, stone, metal or
wood flooring looks.
A revival of vintage designs reinterpreted
and distressed or weathered looks impart
history to modern designs.
Rethink the possibilities of Tile of Spain.
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Design and Violence
Available July 28
By Anne-Marie Slaughter, Paola Antonelli,
Jamer Hunt, and Michelle Fisher | Publisher:
The Museum of Modern Art | $32
In October 2013, the Museum of Modern Art launched an
online experiment to investigate the connection between
design and violence. In their recently released publication on
the topic, each invited author responds to an object chosen by the curators—ranging from an
AK- 47 to a Euthanasia Rollercoaster, from plastic handcuffs to the Stuxnet digital virus—and
invites dialog, comments, reflection, and debate.
Design and technology-centric
company, LumiFi, has recently
released their hospitality light
control app for Android. The LumiFi
app—already available for iOS—
gives the user a “curated lighting experience at your fingertips” by allowing them to
experience fully composed lighting scenes with a simple tap of their smartphone.
Ten expertly designed lighting presets are available for instant mood-setting.
NeoCon Recap Preview
Our editors returned from the show only a couple days before going
to press with this issue, so stay tuned for a future Happenings recap.
As far as trends, color and collaboration remained key, while power
and performance stayed strong too! What did you notice? Share with
us on Twitter: @interiorssource #NeoCon15.