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Building envelope & interior 2023, January

Ecological Colors

Ecological Colors

Ecological colors. A real natural color is characterized by the fact that the raw materials come from renewable or mineral sources

Effective Fall Protection

Effective Fall Protection

Fall accidents are still the order of the day in Germany. In 2016, BG BAU registered over 8,000 crashes with 29 deaths. An effective one

Variety Of Glazes

Variety Of Glazes

This list gives some examples of glaze products, classified according to binder basis or product group. The product overview does not collect any

As Desired

As Desired

Your customer loves the individual? Great, then you are exactly right with a spatula technique! Because the variety of decorative fillers and

Lighter, Pastel, Golden Color Palette Expanded

Lighter, Pastel, Golden Color Palette Expanded

Since March, ZERO MagicTouch has also been available in gold (standard color) and as ZERO MagicTouch Pearl (another 180 new colors according to the ZERO Color System

Decorative Metallic Filler

Decorative Metallic Filler

The MagicTouch filler is suitable for decorative wall design on all substrates suitable for dispersion coatings. Inside and

Colorful Industrial Culture

Colorful Industrial Culture

Why are art and industrial buildings so rarely combined? This was asked at Covestro Deutschland AG, a manufacturer of high quality

Shabby-chic: Design Lime Clay Plaster With A Creative Template

Shabby-chic: Design Lime Clay Plaster With A Creative Template

With a structured lime clay plaster, you can design wall dresses in the sought-after shabby chic. The patterns are created using large-format templates

Protective Metal Coating Makes Metal Coatings Easier And More Economical

Protective Metal Coating Makes Metal Coatings Easier And More Economical

A new protective metal coating should make metal coatings easier and more economical. The paint also adheres to coil coatings or powder coatings

Sustainable Design

Sustainable Design

The design quality also contributes to the sustainability of buildings - the DGNB accordingly complements its certification with the award

Mineral Fillers. Mineral Smooth

Mineral Fillers. Mineral Smooth

Smooth wall surfaces have been a trend for years. To implement them, craftsmen use mineral fillers, among other things

From The Potato To The Color

From The Potato To The Color

Potatoes contain a lot of starch. This “waste product” is now used for a new type of binder that is used in an interior wall paint

Sound Absorber. Hemp In The Whiskey Cellar

Sound Absorber. Hemp In The Whiskey Cellar

Sound absorbers: the acoustics in a vaulted cellar at the medieval Scharfenstein Castle in Thuringia, where whiskey tastings take place

Creative Techniques In Vogue

Creative Techniques In Vogue

Creative wall design techniques were very popular again in 2018. The trends change here too - similar to colors or wallpapers

Room Reverberation Reduced

Room Reverberation Reduced

It resounds in the basement. Especially in a historic vaulted cellar, which, like the boarding school at Hagerhof Palace in Bad Honnef, is used as a cafeteria

Alpine Panorama In The Odenwald

Alpine Panorama In The Odenwald

Daniela Volk lives in a small apartment in Rohrbach in the Odenwald. There she works in her father's painting company, which the family works together in

Aesthetics, Fire Protection And Acoustics

Aesthetics, Fire Protection And Acoustics

"Building in existing", this art is dominated by the Stuttgart office Lederer + Ragnarsdóttir + Oei. For example in Brackenheim, where the baroque town hall

Gold Piece

Gold Piece

Over a hundred years ago, the Kurhaushotel in Bad Salzhausen, a district of Nidda, was a meeting place for high society. Remember these heydays

Old Rooms, New Acoustics

Old Rooms, New Acoustics

As in most historical buildings, acoustics is a problem in the former 18th century dicasterial building in Koblenz. The solution

The Sky As An Eye-catcher

The Sky As An Eye-catcher

The restaurant in the Old Train Station Zoo in Wuppertal is decorated with ceiling paintings based on historical models. Nina Voigt, Caparol A between dusk and

Pretty Creative

Pretty Creative

In the past, coatings only had to give the surface color and structure. Today, however, colors can also perform certain functions. At the

Avoid Unwanted Smells

Avoid Unwanted Smells

The trend for light-colored lacquer and glaze surfaces on wooden components indoors continues. The requirements for the coating work can be very

Shine And Mica Effect Shades

Shine And Mica Effect Shades

Opulent or subtly metallic, full-surface or as an accent: with the new Capadecor effect colors, every wall becomes unique. Together with the Caparol

Smooth And Matt

Smooth And Matt

The era of large-scale effects is over - today it can glitter, shimmer or shine a number smaller. Designed as accent surfaces, they stand

Elderly Care Offers Living Spaces Design Solutions

Elderly Care Offers Living Spaces Design Solutions

From March 25 to 27, the companies Caparol and Forbo presented the multi-award-winning concept “Habitats for

Time For Something New

Time For Something New

Gone are the days when most of the bathrooms were tiled to the ceiling. In modern bathroom design, the proportion of tiles

Buffer Effect

Buffer Effect

The natural sorption capacity of selected building materials, such as special plasters or paints, can be used specifically to

Glass Fabric - With A Difference

Glass Fabric - With A Difference

Glass fabrics are valued for their uncomplicated processing, their robustness and their crack-bridging properties. In design

Sometimes White, Sometimes Colored

Sometimes White, Sometimes Colored

Designs with stucco profiles and panels create lively interplay of light and shadow and connect wall and ceiling. Martina Lehmann, Caparol

Alternatives Wanted

Alternatives Wanted

Once the mold has spread, it is important to remove it as soon as possible. But it really must always contain active ingredients

A Breath Of Destruction

A Breath Of Destruction

If rust imitations were once only in demand for backdrop painting, they are currently also used to design modern living or commercial spaces

Trends New Collection

Trends New Collection

With the new trend collection, Caparol shows the future trends in interior design. The innovative trend worlds for color, structure and

When The Bathroom "lives"

When The Bathroom "lives"

Bathrooms are predestined for mold. But there are some ways to keep the microorganisms at bay. Rudolf Kolb

The Right Coating Floor Compendium

The Right Coating Floor Compendium

Craftsmen and planners who are looking for a detailed overview of floor coatings for industry, trade and parking garages will find the new one

Feel Good All Around

Feel Good All Around

Some people find unpleasant smells, electrosmog or noise in the interior very annoying. With suitable coating materials

Acoustic Project

Acoustic Project

At the Badische Fachfachschule in Lahr, acoustic panels were tested in a “self-experiment”. Jürgen Rehberg of Caparol clapped his hands briefly: “Listen

Colored Lightness

Colored Lightness

In recent years, glazes have not only conquered interiors, but increasingly also facades. No wonder - lend the semi-transparent

Fresh, Happy, Cheerful

Fresh, Happy, Cheerful

A sensitive use of color plays a significant role in the interior design in day nurseries. When children are in their familiar family environment

Fresh And Happy

Fresh And Happy

The color concept for the children's home in Pforzheim is a model for a child-friendly design. To create an optimal atmosphere, too

Acoustics Meet Aesthetics

Acoustics Meet Aesthetics

Good room acoustics increase well-being and increase the ability to concentrate. When improving acoustics, however, aesthetics should also