Material Tendencies on Architonic

Being up-to-date on the latest materials and trends in architecture and design in an international context can play a decisive role in daily design business. The development of new technologies opens a wide spectrum of exciting new possibilities. Advanced materials and manufacturing processes mean greater creative freedom for designers and architects, while the industry constantly faces the challenge of adapting to this rapid growth and innovation.

So what is coming next? Which forms, colours, materials, and techniques will be the next trend?

Architonic guides you through this jungle, bringing you closer to current thematics and the materials that are evolving now and in the distant future. The team behind Architonic regularly checks the pulse of the markets, and, during international trade fairs and design events, ask renowned designers and architects which materials they particularly favour right now. What is their immediate response when confronted with the unenviable task of choosing a single material that they would then have to work with for the next few years? Their reflections provide the basis of Architonic’s ongoing MATERIAL TENDENCIES series, as part of the Architonic Trend Analysis. Watch the interviews with exclusive insights and current trends on

For true materials lovers, Architonic provides over 35,000 materials and finishes in its curated database – among 300,000 further products from 1,500 brands and 10,700 designers. Find your favourite here.

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