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With the next generation of “Projection”, Vorwerk flooring is bringing out a collection for business sites that displays boundless design options. Whether tried-and-true or brand new, the carpet products appear in fresh colours, ingenious shapes and varied structures. “Projection” consists of multiple components that shall be presented in January 2015 for the first time at the BAU exposition in Munich and the Domotex trade fair in Hanover, Germany: Projection #CUT and Projection #LOOP, TEXtiles, Elementary Shapes and FACTUM.
To usher in the new year the company is presenting an ingenious collection displaying new colours, shapes and materials – “Elements” by Werner Aisslinger.
Multifaceted hues and first-rate craftsmanship: The woven loop carpet from Vorwerk entitled FORMAT has been honoured with the German Design Award (GDA). Specially developed for use in the business-site sector, this high-end loop broadloom was able to convince the jury not least due to its outstanding quality, durability and intriguing look. FORMAT additionally offers numerous possibilities for combining within its range of structures and nuances.
RE/COVER green from Vorwerk is redefining ecologically focused resilient flooring, made predominantly from regenerative raw materials with no loss of performance.
Vorwerk flooring is launching a new, multifaceted and individualised selection of carpets for the business-site sector: FACTUM . The entire spectrum for the collection fits into a new, practical case format, enabling the suitable sample to be chosen from the widest variety of tufted or woven products in fresh to muted colours. Whether broadloom or tile – here no limits are set to making exciting and high-quality floor concepts a reality.
Breakout zones in the new open-plan London offices of Friends of the Earth have been kept on a low-impact theme with RE/COVER green from Vorwerk.
The woven carpet named FORMAT stands for abundantly nuanced colours displaying the merits associated with Vorwerk. Specially developed for use in the business-site sector, this high-grade loop weave fulfils the highest demands placed on quality and distinguishes itself due to its particular durability. At the same time FORMAT captivates through an intriguing look and multifaceted options for combining its structures and colours.
Artist Tobias Hantmann includes out-of-the-ordinary paintings made of velours carpeting in his exhibition presented from 30 May to 27 July at the Oldenburger Kunstverein, an art association. The project is being supported by Vorwerk Carpets: Hantmann “combs” the product Lyrica into pictures by sweeping the carpet pile upright or smoothing it down.
‘The Future of Britain’ initiative culminated in an event that welcomed leading brands from across the work on inscribed red carpet from Vorwerk Carpets.
The exhibition “What calls itself art, what does it mean to be true to ourselves” featuring Michael Müller is opening at Galerie Thomas Schulte, an art gallery in Berlin, within the course of the Berlin Biennale festival running from 29 May to 3 August 2014. Vorwerk is providing the exhibition with the carpet product Modena in a striking shade of pink.
Vorwerk is supporting this year’s GreenTec Awards in co-operation with fibre producer Aquafil via a ‘red carpet’ welcome in green made of recyclable ECONYL fibres. Above and beyond this, the carpet manufacturer is represented as an exhibitor at the awards ceremony, too.
Museum Ludwig is inaugurating the first retrospective of work by the internationally renowned French artist Pierre Huyghe on the 11th of April in Cologne under the auspices of the Art Cologne 2014 art fair. Vorwerk is supporting the exhibition with the short-pile Bingo carpet.
The winners of the ‘design report award 2014’ are Sarha Duquesne and Levi Dethier. This year is the 15th time that the prize supports the ‘newcomers of the year’ on the international design scene. It is awarded in the course of the Milan Furniture Fair. Vorwerk Carpets is co-sponsoring the award for the first time this year.
As part of Brighton and Hove’s Hijack Children’s Festival, Slovenia’s ProstoRoz collective of young architects and designers formed of Maša Cvetko, Ana Grk and Alenka Korenjak, discovered the wishes of the city’s children through the Map of Wishes, a live installation featuring Vorwerk Carpets.
Sculptor Andreas Schmitten has completed a temporary installation extending across two floors at the renowned Schmela Haus in Düsseldorf, Germany. Vorwerk is supporting the project with the high-quality woven carpet Nandoo in different colours.
Following the successful launch of the RE/COVER green collection, with “PARTS”, Vorwerk is now also presenting plank formats of ecological elastomers for flexible design in the business-site sector and residential living spaces.
Vorwerk is showing the RE/COVER green PARTS collection of elastic floor coverings for the first time in Germany at EuroShop 2014 in Düsseldorf. The plank collection entitled PARTS consistently sets forth the ecological and design-oriented approach set by the UNI/PRINT collection. The company is presenting its products from the 16th to the 20th of February within the framework of an ingenious shop-in-shop booth concept by internationally renowned architect Hadi Teherani.
Vorwerk Teppichwerke is going to expand its business activity and take over the business operations at Norddeutsche Teppichfabrik, a carpet manufacturer.
Bauwerk and Vorwerk present joint exhibition at IMM Cologne 2014