Furniture Design News
Orior Opens Standalone Showroom in TriBeCa
Orior has opened its TriBeCa showroom, in conjunction with the 2019 NYCxDesign. The showroom houses Orior icons alongside the brand's latest pieces of furniture, including new sofas, chairs, credenzas, and tables.
Andreu World Launches Hula Stool
Andreu World recently unveiled 'Hula,' a contemporary height-adjustable stool, designed by LAYER Founder, Benjamin Hubert.
Sandler Seating Launches High Density Stacking 1.1
Sandler Seating has launched its new High Density Stacking series. Designed by Luca Fornasarig, the HDS series is a range of seating solutions with unparalleled stacking properties, enabling up to 60 chairs to stack on a single trolley and up to 20 chairs on the ground.
De Padova Launches First UK Showroom
De Padova has launched its first UK store in the heart of London's luxury design quarter, Brompton Cross.
Hayche to Debut New Products at 2019 Clerkenwell Design Week
Hayche will debut its newest products, WW Desk by Alejandro Villarreal and a re-discovery of the Kensington Collection by duo Faudet-Harrison, at the 2019 Clerkenwell Design Week.
Poppin Opens New Showroom in Washington D.C.
Poppin has just opened a brand new showroom in Washington D.C. Located at 720 7th Street NW, Poppin's D.C. location will showcase its growing collection of commercial furniture.
French Craft Collective at Institut Français in London
French Craft Collective, a one-day program featuring a selection of emerging and established talent in the French craft and design sectors, will be held at the Institut Français in London on May 13, 2019. The makers have been chosen from a shortlisted selection by Business France, in collaboration with Rabih Hage, in order to unite independent artisans with the international design and architecture community in the UK.
Actiu Wins Red Dot Product Design Award for Karbon
Karbon, Actiu's new carbon-fiber chair, won a 2019 Red Dot Product Design Award. Karbon is an iconic and avant-garde piece of industrial art, created by combining advanced technology with the artisan know-how.
Offecct Launches Grandfield Sofa System by Christophe Pillet
Offecct has launched the Grandfield Sofa System by designer Christophe Pillet. Equally accomplished in expression and functionality, the sofa system offers a natural place for meetings, rest and socializing no matter the environment or context it's placed in.
Fritz Hansen Lounge Chair JH97
Fritz Hansen recently collaborated with Jaime Hayon for the Lounge Chair JH97, a chair that is in itself a contradiction: classic yet modern, bold yet simple, light yet solid.
Good Design Award 2019
Entries are now open for the 2019 Good Design Award. The Award, founded in 1957, is Japan's leading commendation system with entries from around the world. Its purpose is to discover and promote good designs which drive industrial growth and enrich lives.
Brooklyn Designs 2019
Brooklyn Designs is the borough's premier design event showcasing the highest quality furnishings, lighting and home accessories from Brooklyn-based designers, artisans, manufacturers and design service providers.
Offecct Launches Waka by David Trubridge
Offecct, together with the New Zealand designer David Trubridge, has created Waka, an inviting, open piece of seating furniture.
Tom Dixon Opens The Manzoni
Tom Dixon's Design Research Studio has created a new 100-cover restaurant, opened this week to coincide with Milan Design Week.
Bang & Olufsen Debuts Beovision Harmony at Salone del Mobile Milan
Bang & Olufsen has unveiled Beovision Harmony, a discreet piece of furniture that transforms into an impressive entertainment center, at the 2019 Salone del Mobile Milan.
Hida Furniture Award 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Hida Furniture Award. Entrants are asked to design wooden products that utilize Japanese domestic lumber and Hida's wood techniques, with the aim of commercialization.
Bentley Celebrates Centenary with Limited Edition Chair, Foot-stool and Desk
Bentley Design has created a limited run of 100 special edition pieces of chair, foot-stool and desk to celebrate its centenary.
Panasonic Design Unveils Vitrine at Salone del Mobile
Panasonic Design has debuted the Vitrine prototype - a glass cabinet that evolves into a OLED screen - at Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019.
Ventura New York: The Dutch Edition Returns to NYCxDESIGN
Ventura Projects has announced the third edition of Ventura New York - the Dutch edition, taking place May 19-22, 2019 at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) during NYCxDESIGN.
Vipp Releases its First Chair Ever
Vipp has released its first ever chair, Vipp451. Made with powder coated aluminum and leather upholstery, the Vipp451 carries the Vipp DNA.
Herman Miller to Present 'All Together Now' in Milan
Coinciding with the 2019 Salone del Mobile, Herman Miller will present 'All Together Now,' an immersive exhibition that explores the expanding and nearly endless design possibilities offered by Herman Miller Group's growing global family of brands.
Poppin Introduces The Key Chair
Poppin recently added 'The Key Chair,' an all-purpose seating solution designed for elevated collaboration spaces and break-room cafés, to its collection of furniture for the workplace.
Swarovski and MASS Beverly Launch 'The Brilliance of Design' Competition
Swarovski and MASS Beverly have launched a design competition that challenges designers to create a concept that incorporates Swarovski crystal in creative work, fitting to one of three categories: Lighting, Home Décor or Architectural Surfaces.
Capdell Debuts A-Collection by Fran Silvestre
Capdell has debuted the A-Collection, designed by Fran Silvestre. The chair breathes design and comfort and connects with Silvestre's philosophy of 'Wood vibrations,' in which he prioritizes wood, its texture, qualities and warmth in the configuration of each and every one of his pieces of furniture.
Habitare Reveals Four Emerging Designers to be Featured in Talentshop
Habitare, the largest furniture, design and interior decoration event in Finland, has revealed the four young emerging designers to be featured in Talentshop.
Core77 Design Awards 2019
The 2019 Core77 Design Awards is still open for entries. Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners.
Andreu World International Design Contest 2019
Submissions are now open for the 19th Andreu World International Design Contest. The competition is open both to design students and to professionals, without age limit.
Allsteel Debuts Altitude A8
Allsteel and MNML have partnered together to create an innovative new system, Altitude A8. The collection is made up of several components that work together to provide ease of use and movement for the individual user using a height-adjustable table.
Austrian Design: Pleasure & Treasure
More than 40 top designers and furniture producers from around Austria will be represented at the 2019 Salone Internazionale del Mobile/Fuorisalone.
Maison&Objet Rising Talent Awards 2019
Maison&Objet has announced that the next Rising Talent Awards will focus on the United States by honoring up-and-coming American designers. An exhibition of products by this group will be a highlight of the next edition of the international trade fair, which is scheduled for Sept. 6-10, 2019.
Désirée Debuts Boè by Jai Jalan
Désirée has unveiled Boè, a cocooning, single shell sofa distinguished by harmonious, sinuous lines and a slim, soft quilted cushion.
Dezeen Awards 2019
The second edition of Dezeen Awards is now open for entries, following the successful launch last year. The inaugural edition of Dezeen Awards attracted over 3,600 entries from all over the world with projects from 91 different countries.
Design Icons Amsterdam 2019
The 7th Design Icons Amsterdam, one of the largest fairs in Europe dedicated to vintage furniture, will take place on April 6-7 at De Kromhouthal in the North of Amsterdam.
The Value of Good Design at MoMA
The Value of Good Design, on view at MoMA through June 15, explores the democratizing potential of design, beginning with MoMA's Good Design initiatives from the late 1930s through the 1950s, which championed well-designed, affordable contemporary products.
Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019
The 2019 Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, will be held April 9-14 at Rho Fiera Milano.
The Nest System by Form Us With Love
Form Us With Love designed 'The Nest System Tables,' a distinguished modular table configured to turn and bend, for the Danish design brand +Halle.
Offecct Launches Young by Michael Young
Offecct has launched the Young sofa and easy chair by Michael Young. Every angle and element in this sofa and easy chair has been carefully thought out.
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.