Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski in Munich celebrates its 160th anniversary this year. Our congratulations go out to this grande dame of luxury hotels on reaching this truly historic milestone!
We were in Milan, at the Salone Del Mobile fair. Every year this gigantic, wild, larger-than-life, loud and lovable design festival brings the global interiors community from all over the world to Milan.
For people in the European furniture industry a new year always begins like this: The last late New Year's Eve rockets have just burned down, the resolutions are still fresh - the bags are packed and off we go to Cologne, to the IMM (Internationale Möbelmesse) and then, usually without taking a breath, straight on to Paris for the Salon Maison et Objet.
The well-known American sociologist Richard Sennett says that quality in a product is created through actions and attitude. A few weeks ago I got the chance to experience those factors that define the quality of Danzer products as an apprentice with master Rietschel.