Steffen Salinger, Managing Director, Artemide
HI DESIGN EMEA SUPPLIER 2010
What products/services does your company provide for hospitality projects?
ARTEMIDE offers a huge portfolio of luminaires for high level design areas. Additionally the company is always open for customized design solutions in order tomeet the specific requirements of its customers. Starting from a standard piece of equipment, it is possible to create customized products that can range from the finish, the multiple configurations and to the electronic management of light.
Any special equipment item is in conformity with standard EN60598-1 and other specific standards.
Will you be launching any new products/ranges at HI Design EMEA?
We will present a range of actual design and technical products which fits the specific needs of hospitality projects. We are not going to launch new products.
Are your products available throughout the EMEA region?
ARTEMIDE is one of the world leaders in the sector of top range residential and professional illumination. With the head office in Milan, it operates through an extensive commercial structure organized into subsidiary companies and specialized distributors, and boost an impressive distribution network. Europe and Middle East are organized through subsidiaries. Africa is organized through our representative office in Dubai in collaboration with a distribution network.
What advice would you give to new manufacturers who wish to be specified for more hospitality projects in the region?
Being a real partner in any details and offering customized design solutions is most important. Understanding the customer needs is a focus point in an adequate communication.
What made you decide to come to HI DESIGN EMEA?
EMEA has been recommended by architects and interior designers.
What do you expect to achieve at HI Design EMEA?
We would like to meet interesting and for the hospitality business relevant people and potential customers.
It is also important to inform interested participants about the brand ARTEMIDE and its special lightning solutions for the hospitality business.
What benefits do you expect to gain for your company from your attendance at HI Design EMEA?
We want to focus on net working. Also we expect to receive some information concerning new international projects and conditions. Because the community of architects is a trend setting target group we hope to receive some information concerning future trends for interior design and specific need of the hospitality area.