Furniture Design News
Navy Officer by Jasper Morrison Breathes New Life into a Classic Emeco Design
Emeco recently collaborated with Jasper Morrison to give its classic upholstered Navy Officer Collection a fresh, light and modern update.
JPD Launches GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021
The Japan Institute of Design Promotion is calling for entries for the 2021 GOOD DESIGN AWARD, an international design award gathering entries from 45 countries and regions.
BAGUETTE Table by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
The Baguette table, designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Magis, balances visual simplicity with durable strength and creates an understated elegance in any dining area, both indoors and outdoors.
Manerba Debuts Easy Chair by Federica Biasi
Manerba has debuted Easy Chair - a light, 'simple' and flexible chair, conceived to be adaptable to the needs of everchanging spaces, such as dining rooms, home office, canteens, restaurants, meeting rooms & auditoriums.
jumpthegap 2021 International Design Contest
The 10th edition of the jumpthegap International Design Contest is now open for submissions. This year's jumpthegap challenges entrants to create solutions for the bathroom space that address and advance the goals set out by the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Alphabet Launches New Spring Collection
Alphabet has launched its new Spring collection featuring ten new pieces for the home. These essential items share a focus on beauty and material integrity - notably the solid oak and textiles that harmoniously tie these pieces together.
French Design Days 2021
The second edition of French Design Days, a virtual event aimed to connect French designers and manufacturers to North America-based interior design professionals, will take place May 4 - June 4.
James De Wulf Debuts EXO Series
Created by James De Wulf, the EXO collection features concrete tables bolstered externally with non-corrosive metals.
NY Luxury Design Fair: Call for Makers
The inaugural edition of the NY Luxury Design Fair has announced a call for all Makers - open to local and international designers, makers, and artisans - for the 2021 juried MADE section, one of the core feature areas of the show.
SBID International Design Awards 2021
The Society of British and International Interior Design has announced that the 12th edition of the SBID International Design Awards is now open for entries.
Fogia Unveils Fragment by Todd Bracher
Fogia has unveiled Fragment, a brand new furniture concept developed in collaboration with Todd Bracher Studio. It is a vast modular seating system defined by details that emphasize its versatile functionality.
Wewood Unveils Loop Lounge Chair
Wewood has unveiled Loop, a lounge chair designed by David Girelli. Loop is influenced by mid-century oversized furniture coupled with a Nordic-inspired frame and solid wood legs relying upon traditional joinery techniques.
Magis Debuts 360° Container by Konstantin Grcic
Konstantin Grcic has designed a dynamic and clever storage solution for Magis. It comes in two heights, either with 5 or 10 single drawers made of glossy ABS.
Workspace Show at London's Business Design Centre
Workspace Show is a brand new design event in London with a mission to bring together the commercial interiors community. The inaugural edition will take place from 4-5 November 2021 at London's Business Design Centre, at the heart of the UK's commercial interiors community, capturing the zeitgeist of the market when 'work' has never been higher on the agenda.
Artefact Contemporary Craft Fair at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour
The inaugural Artefact contemporary craft fair will make its debut this summer at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, from June 22-29, 2021.
rpa:group Designs Striking and Immersive Paris Flagship for Tommy Hilfiger
rpa:group has designed Tommy Hilfiger's recently reopened Paris flagship on 43 Boulevard des Capucine.
Carl Hansen & Son and Ilse Crawford Launch Limited Edition First Masterpieces Collection
Ilse Crawford has developed a fresh color palette for a limited-edition release of the first chairs that Wegner created for Carl Hansen & Son in 1950.
The 2021 NeoCon, the world's leading platform and most important event for the commercial interiors industry, will be held October 4-6 in Chicago at theMART.
Emeco Debuts New Line of Stools by Naoto Fukasawa
Emeco has debuted Za, a brand new collection of recycled aluminum stools designed by Naoto Fukasawa.
Female Design Council and 1stDibs Launches Curated Collection
Female Design Council and 1stDibs have launched a curated collection of innovative and exemplary works made by womxn-identified designers, artists, and craft makers. The assortment of items honors the magic of womxn as they balance art, family, and studio practices to make transformative work.
Radical Innovation Awards 2021: Call for Entries
The 2021 Radical Innovation Award is now open for submissions. This competition challenges creative thinkers to pioneer compelling ideas in travel and hospitality.
Liqui Group Completes High-end Office Refurbishment for Bregal Capital
Liqui Group recently refurbished Bregal Capital's London Headquarters within the iconic Michelin House.
Pavilion Wins Good Design Award for MARINA Collection
Pavilion has received a 2020 GOOD DESIGN Award for the brand's MARINA collection of indoor/outdoor furniture, created in collaboration with celebrated designer Richard Frinier.
Kettal Debuts Molo XL by Rodolfo Dordoni
Kettal has debuted Molo XL, a modular sofa designed by Rodolfo Dordoni. Molo's orthogonal geometry is based on a reticular modular design, which can be easily adapted to suit any situation and optimize the space in which it sits.
NY Luxury Design Fair 2021
TheMART has announced that the Architectural Digest Design Show will officially be reimagined and relaunched as the NY Luxury Design Fair, taking place September 9-12 in NYC.
17th Annual DWR Champagne Chair Contest
The 17th Annual DWR Champagne Chair Contest is now open for submissions. Entrants are challenged to create a miniature version of an iconic chair or original of their own - using only the foil, label, cage and cork from no more than two champagne bottles.
Meteo S by Konstantin Grcic
Meteo S is a continuation of the Meteo family designed by Konstantin Grcic, which explores the enormous untapped potential of modern sunshade design.
Memo Furniture Unveils Maru Collection
Memo Furniture has unveiled the Maru Collection, a range of slat-style wood benches designed in partnership with John and Wonhee Arndt of Studio Gorm.
Medley Debuts Hank Monitor Desk Handcrafted from FSC-Certified Wood
Medley has debuted Hank Monitor Desk, a minimalist, Scandinavian-inspired product. The desk's silhouette offers a perfectly-sized footprint for a streamlined and highly functional laptop and monitor setup.
Sandler Debuts Arum Armchair by Sacha Lakic
Sandler Seating has debuted ARUM, an iconic armchair that stands out for its elegant curves and suitability for a wide range of uses. Its dynamic look is representative of designer Sacha Lakic's style and flows very naturally.
OEO Studio Designs Coco Stackable Chair for Gubi
OEO Studio and GUBI have unveiled the new 'Coco Stackable Chair' - the latest addition to the Coco Collection that includes a dining chair, a dining armchair, a lounge chair, a bar chair and a counter chair that were originally presented in 2018.
Caravan Crib 10th Anniversary Edition by Kalon Studios
Kalon Studios has unveiled the 10th-anniversary editions of their iconic Caravan Crib. Introduced in 2010, the Caravan Collection was originally made from solid American Maple, and has become the go-to nursery product for design-minded parents who care about the environment.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021
The 2021 Red Dot Award: Product Design will open for submissions on October 12. Designers and companies from all over the world are invited to enter their best products in 50 categories as diverse as medical technology, watches, or packaging.
Teknion Launches Essa Light Task Chair by PearsonLloyd
Teknion has launched Essa, a light task chair designed by PearsonLloyd. Perfect for relaxed and comfortable professional settings or home office set-ups, Essa captures a pure, sculptural shape within a pared-down scale.
Pedrali Debuts 'Recycled Grey' Chairs Made from 100% Recycled Plastic
Pedrali has debuted its first collection made entirely from recycled plastic material: 50% from plastic post-consumer waste and 50% from plastic industrial waste.
Andreu World Releases Chairpedia
For its 65th anniversary this year, Andreu World has released Chairpedia, a special project to showcase the brand's heritage in seating and passion for design.
Citizen Chair by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra
Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra, Citizen is a product whose unconventional construction enables a surprising new way of sitting that is perfect for the new home office needs.
Liqui Group Designs Series of Vitrines for LA Design Festival 2020
Liqui Group, in collaboration with LA Design Festival, has created a series of colorful vitrines for this years feature installation 'Design for the Future' showcasing independent designers and brands.
Vitra has announced its first-ever 'Vitra Summit,' a digital event to address the evolving conception of space, design, and the workplace.
Studio TK Debuts New Jima Seating Collection
Studio TK, in partnership with Artifort, has announced the launch of Patrick Norguet's new Jima Seating Collection.
Hybrid: Objects for Future Homes
On view at the Powerhouse Museum through February 28, Hybrid is a new exhibition interrogating the contemporary urban condition and exploring the role of the home in 2030.
Design-Nation Publishes '20 Makers, 20 Objects'
This month Design-Nation is celebrating twenty years of championing and supporting the UK's incredibly talented and multifaceted design and craft sector. Design-Nation's first landmark project, '20 Makers, 20 Objects,' is a curated online showcase that celebrates selected signature pieces of design from its network.
Pedrali Debuts Panarea Collection by CMP Design
Pedrali has unveiled its new outdoor collection 'Panarea,' designed by CMP Design. Panarea is inspired by the Mediterranean coastline, and in the colors and refreshing breeze of an outdoor dinner on a sea-facing terrace, on a pleasant summer day.
Ligne Roset Debuts Hémicycle by Philippe Nigro
Ligne Roset recently debuted Hémicycle collection, designed by Philippe Nigro. Hémicycle brings together a passion for research and respect for tradition.
The New Reality at London Design Festival
This year, the 'Virtual Design Destination by Adorno' will be the place to discover fifteen curated country collections of collectible design during the London Design Festival, featuring more than 200 exclusive pieces. The theme for this year's event is 'The New Reality.'
Magis Launches Bell Chair by Konstantin Grcic
Magis has debuted Bell Chair, a contemporary monobloc chair designed by Konstantin Grcic.
Pure Talents Contest 2021
The eighteenth Pure Talents Contest, an internationally renowned design competition for young designers, is now open for submissions.
Allseating Launches L1 Task Chair
Allseating has launched L1, an ergonomic task chair inspired by the L1 vertebra, the most superior of the lumbar vertebrae that gives reinforcement to the entire upper spine.
Modern in the Making: Post-War Craft and Design in British Columbia
Modern in the Making, on view at the Vancouver Art Gallery through January 3, 2021, is the most comprehensive showcase of the mid-century craft and design scene in British Columbia assembled to date, examining ceramics, fashion, furniture, jewelry and textiles that defined West Coast modern living.
Inspec Debuts Attach Table
Inspec, a brand-new division of Sandler offering a wide range of innovative Scandinavian furniture designs targeting the corporate market, has debuted Attach.
Design China Beijing 2020
The 2020 Design China Beijing will take place September 23-27, with a strong focus on design for a post-Covid 19 world. The theme for this year's edition is 'Design Thrives to Revive the World' as the challenges the design community faces both during and after the pandemic go far beyond creating a chair, a carpet, or an interior decoration item.
Interior Design's Best of Year Awards 2020
Now celebrating its 15th year, Interior Design's Best of Year Awards is the ultimate measure of design excellence, honoring the most significant projects and products of the year from around the globe. Entries from around the world are accepted for all categories.
Pair Launches New Personalizable Workplace System 'Olli'
Pair has launched 'Olli,' a personalizable workplace system that lets clients customize how it functions by choosing from flexible elements that create space for focused task work, collaborative work, organization, and lounging space.
HBF Introduces Jueki Stool Series Inspired by Nature
HBF has launched Jueki, an elegant new stool collection designed by Jonathan Yoshida Rowell. Jueki takes its form and namesake from the viscous, sweet sap that flows from a tree.
OKHA Debuts Updated VOLT Dining Chair
OKHA has unveiled an updated version of its VOLT dining chair. Structurally enhanced, the new look is debuted with an on-trend cinnamon velvet and can be fully customized in a range of timbers and upholstery.
Nina Mair Designs Bernard Collection for La Cividina
Nina Mair has developed a new seating furniture collection for La Cividina. The concept behind Bernard presents a new way of looking at sitting and seating.
Coalesse Lagunitas Lounge System by Toan Nguyen
Coalesse's Lagunitas Lounge System is a collection of architectural structures that create soft barriers, allowing for safer distancing when working alone - together.
Restaurant Savoy by Alvar and Aino Aalto Now Open After Renovation by Studioilse
Following a six-month renovation, Artek has announced the official opening of Restaurant Savoy, a cultural landmark in Helsinki originally designed by Alvar and Aino Aalto.
Landscape Forms Debuts 'Link' Outdoor Seating System
Landscape Forms has debuted 'Link,' an innovative and highly flexible outdoor seating system.
Luca Nichetto Designs Classy Collection for Et al.
Luca Nichetto has designed a new chair collection for Et al. Through exceptional attention to detail and refined design, the Classy Collection finds a natural balance between functionality and elegance.
Chair Stories: 16 Short Films on the Fascinating World of Chairs
In follow up to Chair Times, Heinz Bütler's 90-minute documentary on the history of seating furniture, Vitra is now streaming Chair Stories, a series of sixteen short films that delve deeper into the main themes touched upon in the documentary.
La Belle Vue by OKHA
OKHA has designed the interiors for La Belle Vue, a complete architectural renovation and extension project by Bomax Architects.
Studio TK Partners with Vondom, Debuts Four Indoor/Outdoor Seating and Table Collections
Studio TK recently entered into a new venture with Vondom. Under the new alliance, Studio TK will offer Vondom's Africa, Delta, and Kes seating lines, and Mari-Sol tables in the North American market.
Jumpthegap 2020 International Design Contest
Roca has launched a special edition of its international design competition 'jumpthegap,' focused on proposing new products or services related to the functions of the bathroom space, such as sanitation, hygiene, and wellbeing, but that could now be required in so many spaces, public or private, in a covid scenario.
Stak by Sandler
The Sandler Stak chair is a classic of British design. Combining functionality and simplicity in a form that celebrates the materials and technologies used in its manufacture, the Stak chair is considered an exemplar of the modern design era.
Teknion Reimagines hiSpace Quick Connect Tables
Teknion has released the re-engineered version of its hiSpace Quick Connect Tables. The elevated design includes a softer profile, simple yet meaningful conveniences, brand new technologies, and an assembly time of less than five minutes.
Studio TK's Havn Tables Provide a Versatile Solution for Today's Remote Work Culture
Studio TK has unveiled new additions to its Havn Collection. This new offering of occasional tables complements the Havn Seating Collection, designed by Busk+Hertzog for Studio TK.
Bentley Home Debuts Newent Collection
Carlo Colombo has designed a new collection for Bentley Home. The Newent Collection draws inspiration from both long-established and modernist design, and interpret the personality and discerning aesthetic of Bentley Motors.
Ligne Roset Debuts Pukka by Yabu Pushelberg
Ligne Roset has unveiled Pukka, the brand's debut collaboration with North American design duo Yabu Pushelberg.
MON House & Brick Extension by (ma!ca)
(ma!ca) recently renovated MON House & Brick Extension in Montpellier, France.
Osaka: A Landscape of Furniture, Inspired by Japanese Stone Gardens
Teruhiro Yanagihara has designed a timeless, simple collection 'Osaka' for Offecct.
Knoll Design Days 2020: Opportunities for Change
Knoll has announced programming details for its upcoming Knoll Design Days 2020 - Opportunities for Change. For the first time, this year's event will be offered as free virtual programming for industry insiders and design enthusiasts alike from June 9-10, 2020 from noon - 6 PM EST each day.
Studio TK Launches Sly Occasional Table Collection
Studio TK has launched its very first in-house-designed collection, Sly Occasional Tables. Comprising side, occasional, and coffee tables, Sly is a crafted, light-scale series with a simple, unbalanced approach.
Chair Times: A History of Seating - From 1800 to Today
Vitra is streaming 'Chair Times' - a film that documents the many-sided world of chairs - for free during this particular time. The film charts a course through an ocean of chairs.
Fritz Hansen Unveils 50th Anniversary Lily Chair
On the 50th anniversary of the design, Fritz Hansen has debuted the Lily chair in sculptural Walnut veneer with classic chromed legs.
Mokkō Designs Contemporary Japanese Living Room for Amsterdam Canal House
Mokkō recently designed a central living room for an art collector's eclectic canal house apartment in the city center of Amsterdam.
Vitra Debuts Autumn 2020 Home Collection with Four Installations
Vitra last week unveiled its installations meant for Salone del Mobile, but instead built on their Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany.
NeoCon Announces New Digital Hub: NeoConnect 2020
On June 1, NeoCon will launch NeoConnect 2020 - a series of online resources, programming, and events. For the full month of June, NeoConnect will feature product and company details from NeoCon 2020 tenants and exhibitors as well as a full roster of complimentary NeoCon CEU webinars, online panel discussions and virtual social events.
Superdesign for Superfurniture Design Competition
Superdesign for Superfurniture calls for proposals from students in all fields of design, architecture, illustration and arts for appliques that will wrap monolithic steel masses that function as 'super furniture' at POST Houston, the OMA designed redevelopment of Houston's downtown post office headquarters.
Limited Edition Wishbone Chair from Carl Hansen & Son
Every year, Carl Hansen & Son celebrates Hans Wegner's birthday with a limited-edition version of the iconic Wishbone Chair. This year, in collaboration with London-based designer and creative director, Ilse Crawford, and her multidisciplinary practice, Studioilse, the CH24 will be available in an elegant glossy navy blue finish.
Kids Design Award 2020
Aspiring designers and young professionals are invited to submit their designs for the 2020 Kids Design Award. The young talent prize, awarded by the German trade fair company Koelnmesse, celebrates outstanding concepts and visionary designs for children's products and furniture.
Sandler Seating Debuts Flower
Sandler Seating has debuted Flower - a fresh, innovative design by Martin Ballendat, inspired by the petals of a flower.
Andreu World International Design Contest 2020
The 2020 edition of the Andreu World International Design Competition is now open for submissions. Entrants are asked to design a chair and/or table under a single premise: sustainable design.
ODESD2 Unveils Buckyball by Svyatoslav Zbroy
ODESD2 has unveiled Buckyball, designed by Svyatoslav Zbroy. Like a stable and multifunctional carbon molecule, Buckyball can withstand heavy loads without losing its shape.
Brown Jordan's Oscar Collection, Designed by Ann Marie Vering
Brown Jordan's Oscar Collection, which offers a sophisticated indoor-outdoor aesthetic, pays homage to the brand's beginnings in 1945, through its materiality, innovation and craftsmanship.
Hem Opens First Permanent New York Studio
Hem has opened its first permanent location on the East Coast in the heart of New York City's Soho neighborhood.
Bernhardt Design Launches Bombom Collection by Francesco Favaretto
Bernhardt Design recently launched the Bombom collection by Francesco Favaretto - marking the Italian designer's American debut.
Artek Rope Chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Artek has introduced the new Rope Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec - a simplistic yet sophisticated design that fuses engineering and creative expression.
Richard Frinier Designs 20TWENTY Collection for Brown Jordan
Richard Frinier has designed a new collection for Brown Jordan. The 20TWENTY collection conveys a unique view of creativity, relaxation and balance for a new decade with 20/20 vision.
Vitra Debuts Vlinder Sofa by Hella Jongerius
Vitra has unveiled Vlinder Sofa, which combines the archetypal form of a comfortable sofa with a precisely tailored duvet-like cover.
Skrivo Designs Drape Collection for Bontempi Divani
Skrivo recently designed a new collection of sofas for Bontempi. The Drape collection is characterized by the way the underlying construction is exposed in order to create a visual contrast between the various materials.
Inclusive School in Tel Aviv by Sarit Shani Hay Studio
Sarit Shani Hay Studio has designed the interiors and the furniture for the first inclusive school in Tel Aviv.
Offecct Debuts Maki by Jin Kuramoto
Offecct has debuted Maki chair, featuring a strong and iconic shape that stands out in every room and at the same time a flexible and social team player designed to be combined in different formations.
mode:lina Designs Flokk Warsaw Showroom
The Scandinavian Flokk group, in cooperation with the Polish manufacturer Profim, has just opened its first Polish showroom in Warsaw, designed by mode:lina studio.
Salone Del Mobile.Milano 2020 Postponed to June 16-21 (CANCELED)
The 59th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, has been postponed to June 16 - 21, 2020. The show will still be held at Rho Fiera Milano.
Brighton Design Show 2021
The Brighton Design Show, to be held April 8-11, 2021, is a brand new event that champions and celebrates established & emerging designers and makers, living in or connected with the city of Brighton and Hove.
Clerkenwell Design Week Postponed to May 2021
* Clerkenwell Design Week has been postponed to May 25-27, 2021.
Vattenfall Unveils World's First Fossil Free Crib
Vattenfall recently unveiled the world's first fossil-free crib to highlight the need to bring down the cost of fossil-free products for future generations.
DENFAIR Melbourne 2020 (POSTPONED)
The 2020 DENFAIR Melbourne will be held October 1-3 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, bringing together more than 300 of the most compelling local and international brands under one roof.
Kastella Launches Cove Collection
Kastella has debuted its Cove Collection at Toronto's Interior Design Show. Designed by Kastella founder Jason Burhop, the T113 dining table and C112 bench feature a solid wood top and a subtle cove detail on all four sides and an inset apron that curves into the legs.