“Turn down the lights,” “Turn on the TV,” “What will the weather be like today?” — a networked habitat with programmable automatic services. In the Smart City, digital networks connect you permanently with the outside world, and your living areas are part of a huge digital organism. There’s no doubt that the spaces we live in are an essential, and still a physical, component of our humanity. Material things remain, but they change along with the interiors we live in.
The interior design of the places we live in has probably never been as exciting, multifaceted and debatable as it is today. The “Passagen” design festival, which is held alongside the annual furniture trade fair imm cologne, features the crème de la crème of the international design scene and offers you fascinating insights into current designs and furniture.