Hand made

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about hand made

Product • By BTicinoART D'ARNOULD


BTicino and the Legrand Group present the Art d’Arnould, a line of devices dedicated to sophisticated interior projects with a high level of aesthetic customization.   Art D'Arnould is a proposal made entirely by hand, designed for exclusive design contexts and compatible with all home automation functions. A distinctive line in which the design, the material, the finishes and the details are totally customizable, thanks to a dedicated work team, that can answer to expressive needs of each individual project, even those located in particular historical contexts.  Art d'Arnould is made in Pont-en-Royans, France, where the art of metalworking has been handed down for centuries and where today the Arnould team preserves its... More

Product • By European HomeErgofocus Indoor Suspended Fireplace

Ergofocus Indoor Suspended Fireplace

FLOATING OPEN-FACED FIREPLACE   ‘Why should fire be fixed to the ground?’ asks designer Dominique Imbert. ‘I wanted my fireplaces to hang from the sky.’   This suspended and rotating natural vent fireplace is a response to this wish. Its pure, elegant shape is not only perfectly proportioned but maximizes heat efficiency. The blend of function and form makes the Ergofocus one of the most popular of Focus’ suspended models. More

Project • By dade-designApartments


Kitchen design is diverse – there are probably recipes for kitchen design like sand by the sea. The architects of ILAI GmbH chose two base materials for this kitchen located in a private home: wood and concrete, which form a great contrast.   SKY-BLUE WOODEN FRONTS AND DADE ROC CONCRETE FRONTSThe simple straight-lined aestetics of the furniture contrasts with an asymmetrical worktop. The sky-blue wooden fronts of the boxes – the carpentry team of Timberline and Gregory Clan did a great job here – are a capitvating counterpart to the different colors of the concrete fronts. The seamlessly cast concrete shelves make “una bella figura” from all angles.   OPEN CONCRETE KITCHENThe open kitchen is an ey... More

Project • By dade-designApartments


The current task of architects and planners is to create straight lined architecture – well thought-out, sustainable and with a high comfort standard.In recent years, concrete as a material has worked its way from the outside to the interior. Concrete comes into its own in its natural and varied colour and structure. No need for plastering. That is why we were particularly pleased to be able to play a major role in a residential project by BGP Architects on Lake Zurich. For almost all living areas – literally from the basement to the roof – dade design created individual furniture from the largely natural material in the concrete factory in Altstätten in the Rhine Valley.   CONCRETE AS A MATERIAL FOR KITCHEN,... More

Project • By dade-designHotels


The days are getting shorter, daylight is already scarce in the afternoon and the weather in November makes us freeze. It’s nice if you can light a fireplace at home that looks cool – but also provides cosy warmth.   OPEN FIREPLACES AND WOOD STOVES MADE FROM CONCRETEDid you know that concrete stores warmth very well? That is why the natural building material is made for fireplace cladding, concrete fireplaces and stove benches. Whether you choose natural concrete grey or one of our concrete colours – we are happy to implement your personal concrete wood stove with our dade ROC high-performance concrete. Firebricks must be installed for the combustion chamber – for the rest you can let your imagination run wild... More

Project • By dade-designShowrooms


Nadia Damaso has over 150,000 followers on Instagram. Her ideas and products are eagerly awaited and liked a hundred to a thousand times.The blogger, with a penchant for healthy eating, set up a new cooking studio in Zurich and wished for a snow-white concrete kitchen from dade design.Now she is working on new recipes for her third cookbook in this very kitchen. BRIGHT WHITE CONCRETEThe colour white is a trademark of Nadia Damaso – so it quickly became clear that she also wanted her concrete kitchen in bright white. This gives the material a certain lightness. In addition, the concrete furniture scores with beautiful details such as U-shaped cheeks, elegant design and versatile cooking appliances from Gaggenau. Nothing left to be des... More

Project • By ALGA by Paulo AntunesResidential Landscape

Villa Degli Ulivi

La Villa Degli Ulivi (Village of Olive Trees) is a luxury vacation house available to rent in Puglia, Italy. This eastern region is known for its extensive seacoast, fantastic beaches and superb Mediterranean weather with hot, dry, and sunny summers.  After a casual meeting with the owner during the Maison et Object fair in Paris, ALGA by Paulo Antunes was selected for this project. Our company was in charge of the bedrooms, living room, kitchen and exterior areas and also set the team to install the products and guarantee that the paper’s outline would come to life perfectly. To achieve a sophisticated look with a comfortable and homely atmosphere, ALGA by Paulo Antunes combined classics from its collection, Aspen and Domove a... More

Product • By dade-designdade Surface finish

dade Surface finish

The basis for every dade design concrete object is our inhouse developed dade ROC high-performance concrete. This concrete is a so called Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC). Our dade ROC contains gravel with a grain size of a 6 / 8mm from the area of Altstätten and sand from the Rhine delta. Together with an extremely high-performance cement, some chemical additives and fiberglass, we created a concrete that offers nearly perfect surface and material properties and outperforms conventional concrete with a factor of 3-4 (more facts). Since 2016 we produce CO2 neutral. More

Project • By dade-designShops


In order to attract more customers and to ensure that they have a a special shopping-experience, boutique owners are increasingly improving their shops with unusual design concepts.    FASHION DESIGNER COMMISSIONS DADE DESIGN WITH THE REALIZATION OF UNIQUE CONCRETE ONE-OFFS. Dubai is a place where many brands are located- those who want to be striking/eye-catching, need a special plan. Kristina Fidelskaya- fashion designer, who has build up a big reputation in Dubai in the last couple of years, trusts in concrete and has therefore commissioned dade design to convert her unusual designs into reality.    COMFORTABLE AND COOL- THE UNIQUE SEATING ELEMENTS IN CONCRETE In addition to a cashier desk, various elements with... More

Product • By Art.Eco ProjectThe Art Of Conversation

The Art Of Conversation. Balace-mandala Collection

The Balance-mandala Collection for home and office decoration (13 patterns)Each pattern has an unique title and own story. Two series: "Sounds"and "Wire Dancer". Hand made and poit-to-point style of decoration. Unique design with "Flower Of Life" ancient sacred geometry matrix. Size 50 x 50 cm, cardboard, counters. Author - Lina Stern. More