Furniture Design News
Vestre Launches New Design Collaboration with Front
Vestre recently collaborated with Front to create Folk, a wide-ranging and flexible series of outdoor furniture consisting of park benches in various designs, litter bins and bicycle parking racks.
Mater Launches Ocean Collection
Mater has just launched the Ocean Collection - a new table and chair collection that reimagines an original 1955 design by renowned 20th-century designers, Jørgen and Nanna Ditzel.
Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory
This April, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) will launch a new biannual exhibition initiative committed to exploring significant advances in postwar and contemporary design and its relationship to contemporary art, with Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory - an exhibition that considers the practice of the influential designer beyond his place in the history of design, and places Sottsass' work within the social and economic contexts in which it was produced.
FAT Collection by Tom Dixon
Tom Dixon has unveiled his latest collection, FAT. The new upholstery chair range is designed to hug the body and allows for multiple sitting positions.
Artilleriet Resumes Production of Etcetera
Etcetera was designed in 1970 by Jan Ekselius and has since then become an icon for the design expression of the 70s.
Poppin Debuts Redesigned Showroom
Poppin has recently redesigned their New York City headquarters to embody their evolution, demonstrating its maturation from a start-up office supply company to a one-stop-shop for furniture, branding, and culture solutions.
Nendo and FLOS Introduce Gaku
FLOS has teamed up with Nendo to introduce Gaku, a modular lamp that acts as a cross between light and accessory.
DANAD Design: The Art of Pop Design
An exhibition of works celebrating DANAD's 60th Anniversary by Peter Blake, Bernard Cohen, Tom Adams, Barry Daniels, Robyn Denny & Edward Wright tells the untold story of the DANAD Design collective (1958-62). The exhibition, sponsored by Abet Laminati and hosted at Paul Smith's Mayfair gallery from April 25 through May 10, is the first in DANAD's 2019-20 series of events celebrating the forgotten story of a group of young artists of the pop-art era.
Winston Bench by Eva Harlou for Mater
Mater has unveiled the Winston Bench - a light weight and compact design, made from environmentally friendly materials and suitable for a range of interior spaces, designed by Eva Harlou.
Architectural Digest Design Show 2019
The 2019 Architectural Digest Design Show will be held on March 21-24 in NYC at Piers 92 & 94 on the west side. The event is one of the only global design trade shows that offers consumers a glimpse into the world of interiors.
Studio TK Launches 'Clique' Modular Furniture System
Studio TK recently launched a brand new modular seating system, Clique. Designed to create visual continuity throughout the office, Clique is a reconfigurable system that allows for versatility in any workplace, no matter how small.
Nansa by Santiago Sevillano Wins a German Design Award
The Nansa chair, designed by Santiago Sevillano Studio for Musola, has recently received a German Design Award.
Offecct Launches Modern Sofa System 'Font' by Matti Klenell
Designed by Matti Klenell, Font is a sofa system that has been developed for the new Nationalmuseum, Sweden's leading museum for art and design.
Allseating's Exchange and Zinc Recognized in 2018 GOOD DESIGN Awards
Allseating's two seating collections, Zinc and Exchange, designed by Carl Gustav Magnusson and Nick Gillissie respectively, have been selected as recipients of the 2018 GOOD DESIGN award.
ICFF NYC 2019
For over 30 years, ICFF has built a solid reputation as North America's platform for global design. Taking place May 19-22, 2019 at the Javits Center in NYC, over 900 exhibitors from across the globe will present to more than 38,000 industry professionals looking to be inspired and find what's best and what's next in luxury interior design.
Teknion Introduces New Banqs Banquette Seating for Mixed-Use Spaces
Teknion has unveiled Banqs, a focused collection of sofas with screens, tables and accessories designed by PearsonLloyd.
Children's Library by MKCA to Open at Concourse House in New York
Michael K. Chen Architecture (MKCA) has designed the new Children's Library at Concourse House: Home for Women and Their Children, a Bronx-based shelter that serves women with young children under the age of nine who are transitioning out of homelessness.
Sollos Bell Chair Wins 2018 Good Design Award
The Bell Chair, designed by Jader Almeida for Sollos, has received a 2018 Good Design Award.
Allseating Adds New Wood Offerings to the Astute Collection
Allseating has expanded its acclaimed Astute collection to offer new wood finishes. Created by the internationally renowned design duo busk+hertzog, Astute is characterized by its organic flowing arms.
ROOM Unveils Creativity at Work
ROOM, a startup set out to redefine the modern workplace with modular office space solutions, has launched Creativity at Work, a design collaboration program dedicated to furthering creative inspiration in the modern workplace.
Prague Unveils New Designs for Transport Stops
The city of Prague has unveiled its selection a new design of the transport shelters and railings. The designers of the winning design are Michal Froněk, Jan Němeček, Aleš Kachlík and Martin Klanica.
Chengdu International Home Design Award 2019 by iF
The International Furniture Fair Chengdu and iF have launched a new award to celebrate the fair's 20th birthday. Manufacturers, designers, sales representatives, importers and distributors related to the home furnishing industry are invited to enter the 2019 Chengdu International Home Design Award.
Mater Launches Nova Chair Designed by ARDE
Mater has recently launched Nova, a new stackable chair made from upcycled beech veneer. Nova is designed by the Danish design studio ARDE.
Bernhardt Design Launches Pedersen Lounge Chair
Designed by acclaimed Danish furniture designer, Thomas Pedersen, the Pedersen lounge chair is the designers debut work in America and first time collaborating with Bernhardt Design.
Luminaire Opens First West Coast Showroom in West Hollywood
Luminaire has opened the doors to its new showroom in the West Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA.
Green Product Award 2019
The sixth Green Product Award is now open for submissions. The Award offers a platform for manufacturers, design studios and agencies that are distinguished by their products and services in terms of design, innovation and sustainability and who want to present themselves on the German market.
Hem Kumo Sofa Wins 2018 Dezeen Award for Furniture Design
The Hem Kumo Sofa, designed by Anderssen & Voll, has won a 2018 Dezeen Award for Furniture Design.
Wewood Launches New Chair Inspired by the Village of Ericeira
Designed by Bruno Marques for Wewood, Ericeira chair was created with the local accommodation in mind (homestays, lodges, guesthouses and b&b) influenced by the tradition of Ericeira's fishermen who rented their own houses to the tourists who came to the village in the summer months.
Red Dot Announces 2019 Young Professionals Application Day
On December 5, Red Dot will offer 50 free registrations for '2019 Red Dot Award: Product Design' for designers who have graduated within the past five years.
Storefront Manitoba and Winnipeg Trails Association Launch BENCHmark Design Competition
Storefront Manitoba and The Winnipeg Trails Association have launched a design competition that invites design teams to submit proposals for a permanent bench to be located along the Trans Canada Trail.
Coalesse Launches Sistema Lounge System
Coalesse has added Sistema Lounge System to its collection. The popular lounge system, designed by Lievore Altherr Molina, offers an expanded range of choice with personalization and the ability to create flexible and inviting work environments.
Tearoom Club Chair by Nick Ross for MENU
MENU recently added the Tearoom Club Chair to its collection. The striking, elegant form captures designer Nick Ross' fascination with the history of objects - and his knack for lending classic concepts distinctive, modern appeal.
SaloneSatellite Launches Permanent Collection
SaloneSatellite has launched 'Permanent Collection,' featuring some of the most groundbreaking products shown over the 20+ memorable years of SaloneSatellite. Spearheaded by SaloneSatellite's founder and creator, Marva Griffin, the Permanent Collection dedicates a space at the new Legno Arredo ITS Rosario Messina Foundation Training Facility at Lentate sul Seveso to showcase past designs from SaloneSatellite's young innovators.
Barber & Osgerby Designs Soft Work for Vitra
Barber & Osgerby recently designed Soft Work, a new modular office furniture system, for Vitra.
Teknion Launches Innovative Cerebro Technology to Maximize Workstation Comfort
Teknion has launched Cerebro, a new workplace technology concept that passively connects and maintains comfortable lighting levels and monitor eye heights when using three common workplace products - a height-adjustable table, task light and display monitor arm. Cerebro integrates the abilities of these products to provide visual comfort and create a new ergonomic experience.
Stickbulb Opens 10k Sq Ft Gallery, Studio & Production Facility in LIC
Stickbulb has opened its first ever showroom in NYC's burgeoning cultural hub of Long Island City.
Carl Gustav Magnusson Designs Zinc Chair for Allseating
Allseating has unveiled its latest collaboration with Carl Gustav Magnusson, Zinc. The chair's classic elegance is a direct result of Magnusson's design philosophy - to "avoid style, as that inevitably falls out of style."
PASSAGEN 2019 Interior Design Week Köln
The 30th PASSAGEN Interior Design Week will take place January 14-20 in Cologne. The shows staged by international designers and manufacturers will once again attract design aficionados to explore the tightly packed route through Cologne's city centre.
Poppin Opens Boston Showroom
Poppin has recently opened its Boston showroom, which will showcase Poppin's growing collection of commercial furniture to the Boston community.
Landscape Forms Launches Harvest Collection
Landscape Forms, in collaboration with Loll Designs, has launched its newest collection, 'Harvest,' which offers a colorful and sustainable solution for outdoor spaces.
Poppin Launches Meredith Meeting Chair
Poppin has launched 'Meredith,' an elegant and timeless meeting chair, perfect for conference and workstation seating in an array of stylish office environments.
Arco MONO by Uli Budde and Ivan Kasner
Arco has unveiled MONO, a dynamic place for one person to work or stay at for a short period of time.
Making of Spun: Thomas Heatherwick Tells the Amazing Story of Spun
Magis Spun chair, designed in 2010 by Thomas Heatherwick, has been used in indoor and outdoor public spaces, office projects, and more and has been described as terrifying, exhilarating, and playful - all at the same time.
Ligne Roset Reintrduces Pierre Paulin's Bonnie, Gavrinis 3, and CM 131
Ligne Roset is bringing original, powerful ideas back to life through its ongoing relationship with the late designer Pierre Paulin's son and wife.
Karim Rashid's Cultural Shaping on view at Ottawa Art Gallery
Ottawa Art Gallery is hosting the first large-scale Canadian exhibition of Karim Rashid. On view through February 10, the exhibition features industrial designs imbued with the sense of environmental responsibility and sustainability that is at the heart of much of Rashid's current practice.
Actiu Unveils Karbon Chair
Actiu has recently unveiled Karbon, a highly resistant and extremely light chair designed by Javier Cuñado of ITEMdesignworks.
Simons Launches Online Retail Platform Fabrique1840
Simons has today launched a new online market, Fabrique1840, featuring an all-Canadian line up of skilled artisans creating everything from home décor and modern art to fashion accessories and stationary.
TOG, MENU & Norm Architects Present the Co Chair
The Office Group has launched Co Chair, designed specifically for shared workspaces in collaboration with MENU and Norm Architects.
Allseating's Lyss Chair Awarded IDEA's Bronze Honor
Allseating's Lyss chair has been awarded a Bronze 2018 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA). Lyss, designed by Carl Gustav Magnusson for Allseating, was selected as a winner for its supreme craftsmanship and elegant design.
Teknion Debuts New tn Storage & Accessories Collection
Teknion has released its new tn Storage & Accessories Collection. The collection addresses new needs for personal storage and organization in today's workstation, providing a sleek and contemporary solution for the modern office.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019
The 2019 Red Dot Award: Product Design will open for submissions from October 15. Designers and companies from around the world are invited to submit products from all areas of daily life for a chance to win an award at one of the world's largest design competitions.
Allsteel Launches Evo Seating Collection
Allsteel has launched Evo, a seating collection for both conference and workstations. A weight activated mechanism seamlessly bridges comfort and automatic adjustment, supporting every user, and offers several arm options - from armless, to fixed cast aluminum, to 4D adjustable.
Momocca Debuts Julia at 2018 Feria Hábitat Valencia
Momocca has unveiled Julia, a new storage system for a new lifestyle, at the 2018 Feria Hábitat Valencia. Julia is inspired by freedom, creativity and the capacity to adapt to any environment.
Hayche Adds Armchair and Dining Table to Bistro Collection
Hayche has added a distinct armchair and a dining table to its Bistro Collection. Designed by Alejandro Villarreal, the collection has been inspired by the unsassuming, yet social empowerment that the historical French Bistro represents.
Salone del Mobile Announces Upcoming Shanghai Edition
Salone del Mobile has announced that its upcoming Shanghai edition, 'Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai,' will take place November 22-24, featuring 119 Italian brands showcasing the best of "Made in Italy" design to the Chinese market.
Design-Nation Presents a Double Showcase at London Design Festival
Design Nation will present two contrasting but equally high quality showcases of beautiful, adventurous and original design at the 2018 Decorex International and designjunction.
Actiu Unveils Talent by Alegre Design
Actiu has unveiled 'Talent' table system, designed by Alegre Design. The tables in the collection are designed to be easily movable, quick to store, comfortable and easy to lift.
Jumpthegap 2018-2019: 8th Roca International Design Contest
The 8th Roca jumpthegap competition is now open for registrations. jumpthegap is a biennial International Design Contest, promoted by Roca with the collaboration of BCD Barcelona Design Center, that asks entrants to create conceptual, sustainable and innovative solutions for the bathroom space of the future.
100% Design Announces Design Fresh: Brand New Feature Showcasing Emerging Talent
This year, 100% Design will present a brand new feature: Design Fresh, featuring 22 breakthrough designers in a celebration of emerging talent.
Liqui Contracts to Launch New Bench-Desk System at 100% Design
Liqui Contracts will launch the new Theodore Bench-Desk System at this year's 100% Design. The Theodore Bench-Desk System is named after the Theodore Roosevelt desk.
Antrei Hartikainen is the Young Designer of the Year 2018
The Design Forum Finland has named Antrei Hartikainen as the 2018 Young Designer of the Year. In his work, Antrei Hartikainen combines traditional carpentry skills and Finnish wood processing with modern design.
Bernhardt Design Introduces Halo Chair Designed by Brogliato Traverso
Bernhardt Design has unveiled Halo, designed by Italian design virtuosos, BrogliatoTraverso. Created with the concept of 'elegant minimalism' in mind, this new chair is both beautiful in form, and functional through thoughtful engineering.
Landscape Forms Launches 21 Chair
Launching this month from Landscape Forms, the 21 Chair's simple form and honest approach to materials and construction lend a casual personality to outdoor spaces.
Warsaw Home 2018
The 2018 Warsaw Home interior design trade fair will be held October 4-7 in Ptak Warsaw Expo. The event offers manufacturers and distributors representing furniture, decorating, components and accessories the opportunity to present their goods and ideas.
Associative Design to Showcase Best of Contemporary Portuguese Design at LDF 2018
At London Design Festival 2018, Associative Design will present two eye-catching showcases of Portuguese design at Decorex International 2018 and London Design Fair.
LAMP Finalists Announced for Fifth Annual International Lighting Design Competition
L A M P has announced its 10 lighting finalists in three categories for 2018. Judged by some of the world's top lighting industry leaders, the designs were chosen from over 142 submissions worldwide.
Poliform Renovates Miami Design District Showroom
Poliform has recently renovated its showroom in the Miami Design District. The 7,000 square feet space has been redesigned to convey the new brand concept of the 'Poliform Home' and showcase the brand's ability to outfit every nook and cranny within the home.
Nienkämper Reintroduces Classic Expo 67 Chair for 50th Anniversary
Nienkämper has reintroduced its Expo 67 Chair, designed by Christen Sorensen, to celebrate the brand's 50th anniversary.
Pedrali Adds Vic Chair and Fox Soft to Collection
Patrick Norguet recently designed two new products for Pedrali, Vic Chair and Fox Soft.
Steelcase Health Launches Embold Seating Collection and Convey Modular Casework
Steelcase Health has launched its two new products, 'The Embold Collection' and 'Convey Modular Casework,' bringing comfort and flexibility to hospital spaces.
Appear Here Launches New Furniture Collection with Found Associates
Appear Here has launched 'Found x Appear Here,' a unique collaboration with award-winning architects Found Associates to design a new furniture collection designed for short-term retail.
Bentley Launches Home Design Competition for Centenary
Bentley Motors has launched a global competition to find a young designer to create an exclusive furniture design for its centenary celebrations.
The Original: About the Power of Good Design
On view at the Fire Station by Zaha Hadid on the Vitra Campus through August 30, 'The Original: About the Power of Good Design' installation inspires its audience with interesting facts about each design - featuring their background stories, defining characteristics, and influences.
Alegre Designs Furniture for Tomorrow's Classrooms
Alegre Design recently unveiled the Actiflex desk and the new Pad Chair, two versatile and flexible school furniture pieces, conceived to promote collaborative work.
Voice Launches Timeless and Innovative Furniture Collection
Voice recently launched a brand-new range of functional and attractive furniture designed by Nina Jobs, the design duo Cate & Nelson, and Mattias Stenberg.
Biennale Interieur 2018
The 26th international Biennale Interieur will be held October 18 to 22 in Kortrijk Xpo. The event will host more than 200 national and international brands, presentations and product launches, installations and talks, the Interieur Awards and the Designer of the Year competition.
100% Design 2018
The 24rd edition of the 100% Design will be held September 19-22 in Olympia, London. This year, 100% Design will return to its roots, championing new design talents and emerging names alongside a roster of industry favorites and new innovators.
Now in its eighth year, designjunction is set to transport to the cultural hub of London's South Bank with a showcase of world-class design for the annual London Design Festival in September 2018.
Hida Furniture Award 2018
The 2018 Hida Furniture Award is now open for submissions. The competition invites participants to create new wood products that utilize Japanese domestic lumber and Hida's wood techniques, with the aim of commercialization.
Pure Talents Contest 2019
The sixteenth Pure Talents Contest, an internationally renowned design competitions for young designers, is now open for submissions. The competition is conceived exclusively for design students and recent university graduates.
Carl Hansen & Son Opens New Flagship Store in Osaka
Carl Hansen & Son has opened a new flagship in Osaka. Set in the heart of the fashionable Minami-Horie district, the new store features an extensive collection of Danish furniture icons by designers such as Hans J. Wegner, Kaare Klint, and Arne Jacobsen.
PINCH x The Future Perfect Present New Bedroom Collection at The Pinch Apartment
Pinch has unveiled its new bedroom collection and The Pinch Apartment at The Future Perfect's newly expanded San Francisco gallery, The Complex. The Complex eschews the traditional gallery format with the addition of an apartment space.
WW Armchair Colour Series by Hayche
Hayche has added three new products to its popular WW Collection. The new additions consist of the WW Armrest chair in both solid woods and in the vibrant color series designed in collaboration with Studio Makgill.
Chips Collection by Studio Pastina
Sleek and slick, the Chips collection is a true eye-catcher, with its unmistakably upbeat, trendy style.
Kettal Opens New Showroom in New York City
Kettal has opened a new showroom in New York City. Its 600-square-metre layout and spacious terrace allow for all the collections from Kettal's new catalogue to be put on display.
Bernhardt Design Unveils Diego Chair
Bernhardt Design has unveiled Diego, a new chair series by Salvadorian designers Harry & Claudia Washington.
SFC's 2018 Get Your Green On Competition Now Open for Submissions
The Sustainable Furnishings Council is calling for entries for its third annual interior design competition, #GetYourGreenOn. This competition honors interior designers who specify sustainable and healthful home furnishings for their clients' residences.
Wewood Launches New Desk Inspired by the City of Porto
Designed by Christophe de Sousa for Wewood and inspired by the city of Porto, the only city in Europe with 6 bridges, Bridge desk features smooth, rounded surfaces and an overall minimalist aesthetic.
VISION by Pininfarina
Pininfarina premiered VISION, an innovative kitchen designed for Snaidero, at the 2018 Milan Furniture Fair.
ercol Launches VON at Salone del Mobile
ercol has launched VON by Hlynur Atlason at Salone del Mobile. The furniture system encompasses a chair, an armchair, a work chair, a bench/ coffee table and a magazine table
Vimini by Patricia Urquiola
Patricia Urquiola has unveiled her new collection 'Vimini,' featuring a dining armchair, sofas and side tables.
Humanscale Unveils Smart Ocean: First-Ever Task Chair Made with Recycled Fishing Nets
Humanscale has unveiled Smart Ocean, the first ever task chair made with recycled fishing nets. Developed with Bureo, it incorporates almost 2 lbs. of recycled fishing net material.
Formica Announced Winners of the 2018 FORM Student Innovation Competition
Formica has unveiled the winners of its 2018 FORM Student Innovation Competition. The competition provided students the opportunity to take on the original 2008 FORM challenge, where world-renowned designers and architects constructed works of art from Formica Brand products, creating something to "sit upon, lay upon, lean upon or play upon."
Blu Dot Designs New Work/Space STORY in NYC
Blu Dot recently partnered with STORY, New York's ever-changing concept store in Chelsea, on its 40th installation featuring a pioneering experiential concept to explore the future of workspaces.
Carl Hansen & Son Opens New SF Flagship Store
Carl Hansen & Son has opened its new flagship store in San Francisco. Located at 111 Rhode Island Street inside the Showplace East building, the new 2,052 square-foot space is designed as a loft-like living environment to inspire designers and specifiers, as well as the general public.
IKEA x Piet Hein Eek Industriell Collection
IKEA recently collaborated with Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek, known for his skilled craftsmanship and unique scrap wood furniture, to bring together industrialization and personalization in Industriell collection.
Brave New World: Nagami Re-thinks Design in the New Age of Technology
At 2018 Milan Design Week, Nagami will make its official debut with a pioneering project, 'Brave New World: Re-thinking Design in the New Age of Technology,' combining computational design and large-scale robotic 3D printing.
Poppin Unveils QT Collection
Poppin has unveiled its new collection of privacy lounge seating, the 'QT.' Aptly named for the collection's ability to inspire and cultivate collaboration, all the while providing a distinctly separate zone within a larger, open space, the QT Collection differentiates itself in function, form, and most importantly price.
mode:lina Designs Fair Stand for CustomForm
mode:lina has designed a unique exhibition stand for furniture brand CustomForm. Inspired by the CustomForm's online success, mode:lina created a huge shipping box, featuring CustomForm's latest products.
Dezeen Awards 2018
Submissions are now open for the inaugural Dezeen Awards. This new annual Awards program will recognize the best architecture, interiors and design projects of the year, as well as the most exciting architecture and design studios from around the world.