Celebrating with a large-scale party IVANKA opened its first flagship store on the 5th May in Tel-Aviv, Israel. At the opening event we were proud to host „The most promising architect, interior designer and product designer award“ ceremony of the most prestigious Israeli medium, BVD Magazine.
In 2012 Hyatt Hotels Chain launched its new member Andaz Amsterdam, a high-end boutique hotel with 122 guestrooms. The 5 star, luxury hotel is designed by renowed Dutch designer, Marcel Wanders and incorporates plenty of Dutch history and local heritage. Vanity units in all suites were manufactured by IVANKA with the Amsterdam “Triple X” logo on the side of the highly customised concrete tables.
IVANKA PANELS are produced with a well-mastered manufacturing process that combines intelligent technologies with the finishing touch of human hands. Material composition is made up of a high performance glass fibre reinforced IVANKA Concrete using a special formulae.
At Milan Design Week we presented with great success our ‘The Sound of Textures‘ interactive show: a project developed to transform concrete surfaces into unique sounds. The show has given visitors the chance to meet the inner features of concrete connected with sounds through human touch on different IVANKA concrete surfaces.
GAUDÍ by IVANKA is a floor and wall covering designed by the famous Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudí, developed by IVANKA and produced from high performance IVANKA concrete with a well-mastered technology. Its visual appearance reflects the individualized and distinctive style of Gaudí’s Catalan modernism.
We proudly announce IVANKA’s involvement in the renovation project of Budapest’s famous thermal bath, RUDAS. The one-year long renovation project of RUDAS Thermal Bath has ended in September 2014. IVANKA contributed to the new cityscape of Budapest with their high-performance design-concrete elements.
At Milan Design week IVANKA presented The Water of Life: a revolutionary project developed to collect rain and turn it into the highest quality drinking water, filtered through a special bioconcrete system. A real innovation that opens to global perspective that markedly transcends the current practice of sustainable development.
IVANKA started up a new factory! In February 2012 IVANKA started expanding its capacity, so we opened up another factory in the outskirts of Budapest. Developing the small family business into a new professional corporate structure: IVANKA is an innovative design studio that offers flexibility and a factory with large capacity therefore capable to manufacture on a wide scale: from individual one-offs to serial production from designing to installing.
Between 17 and 21 of March, Middle East's most significant design event, Design Days Dubai will present IVANKA as well. With Design Terminal's intercession, IVANKA got the opportunity to participate and represent Hungary in Dubai's international design fair. Lots of IVANKA's products are going to be exhibited on the program: including design objects like HARD TIMES table clock or AEROM loudspeakers, clutches of ConcreteGenezis collection and FLASTER tiles.