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Technology of Design

Art, Science, and Everything in Between.

Inside and underneath the decorative surfaces we interact with every day.


Material Guides

Materials: The what, the why, and the how.

Descriptions, definitions and applications for a range of decorative surfaces.



Exhibitions, events, innovations.

Find the latest coverage of global trends, in photos and interviews. 


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Milan Design Week:

Bold colors for the commitment averse.


Milan Design Week:

Design, from the debris of overconsumption.

Voices and Visionaries - the latest ideas from global designers and trend forecasters.