Furniture Design News
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 will open for registrations on October 9, 2018. 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.
China Good Design 2018
The 2018 China Good Design is now open for submissions from designers and manufacturers from all over the globe. Now in its 4th year, the aim of the competition is to make high-quality products manufactured by international companies visible to the Chinese market and recognize their quality.
Prague Seeks New Designs for Transport Shelter and Railing
The city of Prague is looking for a new design for the city public transport shelter & railing, and has launched a 'negotiation procedure with publication.'
Design Week Awards Deadline Extended
The deadline for the 2018 Design Week Awards has been extended to March 27. Now in its 27th year, the Awards are the leading accolade in the design industry, catering for every area of commercial design.
Sandler Seating Unveils Fl@t
Sandler Seating has unveiled Fl@t, a new chair designed by Cuno Frommherz and made from a thin, flat, flexible, and padded material, which is bent to obtain a unique shell.
Helmm Launches Architecturally-Inspired Standing Desk Alternative S-Desk
Helmm has launched S-Desk, a new collection of surface elevators for people working from home and wanting to improve their home-office set-up.
Interieur Awards 2018
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Interieur Awards. This year the competition focuses two categories: 'Objects' for a new object that is relevant to the living environment; and 'Spaces' for a cutting-edge bar and restaurant concept for the Biennale Interieur 2018.
The 50th edition of NeoCon, the world's leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry, will take place from June 11-13, 2018 at The Mart in Chicago.
Philadelphia Design District Officially Launches
The Philadelphia Design District officially launched this week, initiated by independent business owners in an area spanning Second and Third Street to Market and Race. This eclectic community of shops, boutiques, art galleries and bistros is a community presenting the best in creativity and design in the vibrant and dynamic neighborhood of Old City.
Steelcase Launches SILQ
Steelcase recently unveiled SILQ, a chair that features a new high-performance polymer material that emulates the qualities of carbon fiber at a mass market price.
Allseating's Lyss Collection Wins Good Design Award
Allseating won a Good Design Award for its Lyss seating collection, designed by Carl Gustav Magnusson.
The 8th WantedDesign will be held May 19-22 at the Terminal Stores in NY. For designers and studios, WantedDesign offers a unique platform for collaboration and development, it also broadcasts their work to an engaged audience of enthusiasts, professionals and established international manufacturers, distributors and curators.
2018 NYCxDESIGN Awards
The third annual NYCxDESIGN Awards, a design competition honoring the best products and projects in New York City, is now open for submissions.
Winners of 6th Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge Announced
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute recently unveiled the winners of its 6th Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge.
Andreu World International Design Contest 2018
The 18th Andreu World International Design Contest is now open for submissions.
GOOD DESIGN Awards 2018
The annual GOOD DESIGN Awards Program for the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world is now accepting submissions. Every year, designers and manufactures in about 50 nations are honored for their singular achievements in producing hallmarks of contemporary design.
International Design Excellence Awards 2018
Submissions are now open for the 2018 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Organized by IDSA, IDEA is a benchmark of design and is unweathered by shifting fads or transitory styling.
Hem Unveils Alphabeta Floor Lamp by Luca Nichetto
Hem has unveiled the Alphabeta Floor Lamp by Luca Nichetto. Following the success of the iconic Alphabeta Pendant Lamp, which was first introduced in 2015, Hem tapped renowned designer to create a reimagined version of the piece which he has named the Alphabeta Floor Lamp.
Street Seats: Urban Benches for Vibrant Cities
Design Museum Portland has launched Street Seats: Urban Benches for Vibrant Cities, an international design challenge which will culminate in an public outdoor exhibition and walking tour around the World Trade Center Portland plaza in downtown Portland, Ore.
2018 Good Design Awards
Celebrating its 60th year, Australia's prestigious Good Design Awards is now open for submissions. The annual Good Design Awards program is one of the oldest and most prestigious international design awards in the world, promoting excellence in design and innovation since 1958.
2018 Core77 Design Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Core77 Design Awards. From traditional to progressive, the competition honors practitioners within 14 areas of design enterprise at both the student and professional level.
14th Annual Hospitality Design Awards
Hospitality Design magazine (HD) is now accepting project and product submissions for its 14th annual HD Awards. The Awards celebrate the best in project and product design in the past year by honoring the owners, designers, architects, and manufacturers behind the impressive, bar-raising creations.
Salone del Mobile.Milano 2018
The 57th edition of Salone del Mobile.Milano, the prime observatory of the new horizons of design and furnishing, will be held April 17-22, 2018.
Poppin Unveils Take Note Coffee Table
Accurately dubbed the Take Note Coffee Table, Poppin's thoughtfully designed workplace surface features an integrated memo pad for capturing award-winning, money-making ideas and solutions.
Kvadrat Opens New Copenhagen Showroom
Kvadrat has recently opened a new flagship showroom in Nordhavn, Copenhagen's dynamic waterfront district.
Form Us With Love Creates Odger for IKEA
Form Us With Love recently designed Odger, a click-lock assembly chair in wood-polypropylene, made in collaboration with IKEA.
Koleksiyon Boccaporto by Metrica
Koleksiyon recently unveiled Boccaporto, a combined seating and work unit that captures the evolving open work concept established by the brand's Chief Design Officer, Koray Malhan.
Morpholio Unveils Products of the Year 2018
Morpholio has unveiled its selection for Products of the Year 2018, which includes outstanding products that resonate for their transparency, truth in detail, unapologetic feminism, and lightness.
Baker Opens New Showroom in Chicago Merchandise Mart
Baker has opened its doors at the iconic Chicago Merchandising Mart. The newly constructed 18,000 square foot space represents the first in a series of new Baker concept showrooms currently launching globally, and offers a broader assortment of categories, including lighting, fabrics, wallpapers, fine art and rugs.
LEN Botanical Planter Screen Collection by Helen Kontouris
Helen Kontouris recently launched Botanical Planter Screen Collection. Both beautiful and practical, these versatile moveable screens can be used to readily bring the rejuvenating benefits of nature to any urban environment, indoors or out.
Hem Opens New York Pop-up Shop
Hem has opened the doors to its first brick and mortar location in North America with a pop up shop located in Soho, New York on 325 W. Broadway. Running through the end of November, the shop will showcase Hem's latest 2017/18 collection of furniture, lighting and accessories.
Humanscale Unveils QuickStand Eco
Humanscale has unveiled the next generation in portable sit/stand products - QuickStand Eco. This new height-adjustable solution utilizes minimal parts and pieces, limiting it's environmental footprint and maintaining a minimal, clean aesthetic.
IIDA Announces Winners of 2017 EDspaces Innovation Awards
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has announced the winners of the 2017 EDspaces Innovation Awards. This competition recognizes manufacturers for excellence in product design for the learning environment.
De Vorm Unveils Nook Lounge Chair
De Vorm has unveiled Nook, a PET Felt Lounge Chair created for hotel lobby's, break-out areas, residential projects or waiting areas.
DesignPhiladelphia, the Center / Architecture + Design's signature public festival, will return for its 13th year with over 130 events from October 5th to 14th. DesignPhiladelphia highlights the work of thousands of local designers, architects, and creative professionals to demonstrate Philadelphia's reemergence as a 21st century city shaped by thoughtful design, collaborative business practices, and community engagement.
LA STORIES: Design + The City of Angels
Pacific Design Center's 'October 5 Fall Market' profiles L.A.'s ascendance to the world stage with a day-full of events exploring LA STORIES: Design + The City of Angels. The open-to-the-public day plumbs the region's surge in global talent innovating new ideas and concepts that are revolutionizing the city's design, architecture, arts, fashion and culinary spheres of influence.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018
The 2018 Red Dot Award: Product Design will open for entries October 9, 2017. Designers and manufacturers are invited to submit their best products for evaluation by the Red Dot Jury.
Cyclehoop Parklet Shortlisted for 2017 Healthy Streets Awards
Cyclehoop's Parklet in Hammersmith and Fulham has been shortlisted for the Best Innovation category in the Healthy Streets Awards. Cyclehoop worked with the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to deliver the project earlier this year.
Tom Dixon Unveils Micro Wingback
Tom Dixon Studio recently unveiled the rescaled version of Wingback, designed for the home and confined spaces.