Erwin Hauer portrait

RIP: Erwin Hauer – interior void modulated

February 5, 2018

[fb_button] At KBIS 2018 Mark Bickerstaffe, our director of New Product Development, presented the latest color, materials, and finishes trends. One of them, maybe the most eye-catching is ‘Translucent Tints’. Light-infused materials, textures, glass and [Read more…]

Iwan Baan photographer - portrait

Iwan Baan, Architecture Photographer

January 5, 2018

[fb_button] Iwan Baan is the world’s foremost architecture photographer. It’s a subjective title, but many architects feel they must have their building shot by him. That means a rigorous work schedule around the world, so [Read more…]

Peter Oesch 2016

Peter Oesch – Director MarComs at Kohler K&B

November 27, 2017

[fb_button] All-rounder and Kohler Kitchen & Bath marketing communications director Peter Oesch has been with Kohler Company since 2008. In his day-to-day life between Bangkok (Thailand), Shanghai (China), and Singapore he takes care of brand [Read more…]

Albert C. Ledner taking pictures

RIP Albert C. Ledner – modernist architect

November 26, 2017

[fb_button] American modernist architect Albert C. Ledner died at age 93 in November 2017 in the USA. His family had just recently completed and shown a documentary about his life: “Designing Life: The Modernist Architecture [Read more…]

Ravi Varanasi

Ravi Varanasi – Kohler GM BD and Sustainability

November 17, 2017

[fb_button] Ravi Varanasi is our General Manager – Business Development: Sustainability based in Chennai, India. He delivers next-generation user experiences, creates new growth opportunities for both Indian and International emerging markets in Sustainability and Circular [Read more…]

Vann Molyvann

RIP – Vann Molyvann, Cambodian Architect

November 3, 2017

[fb_button] The man who built the National Sports Complex in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, forever closed his eyes in September 2017. At 91, architect and urban planner Vann Molyvann died peacefully in his home near Siem [Read more…]

Peter Chan at Kohler event

Peter Chan – international Hong Kongese

September 19, 2017

[fb_button] The Chinese film director, producer and screen writer Peter Chan recently was a speaker and interviewee at our KALLISTA launch event in Shanghai. Peter Ho-sun Chan, son of a film maker turned newspaper columnist, [Read more…]

Tony Chi in his studio

Tony Chi – I’m a business designer

September 4, 2017

[fb_button] Tony Chi is one of the most celebrated interior designers working today. His designs can be found around the world in the hospitality industry, where his dictatorial clarity of thought is much in demand. [Read more…]


That’s what the X stands for – Farid Esmaeil

June 1, 2017

[fb_button] “Working together and experimenting with something new. And that’s what the X stands for – the unknown.” Farid Esmaeil and his partner Ahmed Al-Ali founded their Dubai architecture partnership in 2003, having both graduated [Read more…]

IM Pei

Happy 100th birthday I.M. Pei

May 3, 2017

[fb_button] On 26 April, Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei turned 100 years old and what a one-hundred years it has been! After arriving in the US from China, his interest in modernist architecture was heavily influenced [Read more…]

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