Stockholm 2021: the largest Nordic design week went mostly virtual this year. But that didn’t stop brands and designers from unveiling brilliant furniture designs. Check what we liked the most.
A pointed rocking chair and a Chaise lounge composed of interlacing planes. Thomas Musca and Duyi Han joined forces to cast lightweight beton brut furniture combining brutalist aesthetics with computer programming.
Thai design studios KAOI and THINKK translated Ettore Sottsass’ bold design into the playful EBBA chair which can be composed according the user’s personal taste.
Ropes and metal tubes compose the Rope Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec which shape shifts according to its user. The designers launch also a wall hook named Tupla.
2019 Best Design. A chair made from 100 % recycled plastic from fishing nets in the Arctic, a floor-to-ceiling luminous belt and violently psychedelic benches are among our favourite furniture designs of the year.
A haunted soul trapped in a transparent acrylic chair and faint sheet draped gently over the memory of a seat. 6 spooky chairs celebrating Halloween!
A decapitated swan float poking fun of Instagram influencers, patterned inflatable pools and air-filled bouncy furniture for the living room, the garden or the poolside.
Interstellar Colombian crafts, smooth pebbles for Japanese gardens and a Milanese metro station inspired some of these 10 exquisite sofas launched at Milan Design Week 2019.
Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH – GTV 2019 collections were designed by Micheal Anastassiades, Gam Fratesi storagemilano and more.
Monochromatic lava interiors and verdant alcoves frame Tom Dixon’s latest collections at The Manzoni, the British designer’s permanent restaurant and showroom.
Terracotta hued tiles, vases made from ceramic and paper and wicker outdoor chairs. The Inspired in Barcelona Mediterranean Design exhibition brings together some of the city’s leading furniture companies and internationally renown designers.
Singing chandeliers and ‘walking on clouds’ rugs. Moooi’s 2019 exhibition in Milan unveils few new products within a smaller location. This year, the company is set to introduce new collections at other design events across the globe.
The first genderless voice technology and retail space but also a gender-free furniture and pioneering beauty brands… Archipanic explores the ‘neutral’ leading trend going beyond stereotypes.
Stellar Works’ 2019 collections by Neri&HU, Space Copenhagen, Yabu Pushelberg and more highlight the international imprint the the Chinese brand as well the strong links with its hometown Shanghai and Milan, the brand’s design ‘godmother’.
At Design Shanghai 2019, 10 Chinese design brands launched brand-new series inspired by millennials’ lifestyle, digital algorithms, paper clips, quirky comics and even Minions.
Gareth Neal digitally crafts the Hack Chair II, a Georgian seat trapped in a raw oak lumber using a robotic arm as an extension of the craftsman’s hand and tactile knowledge.
Design Indaba competition 2019: a topsy-turvy blue love-seat, African and Bauhaus-inspired furniture and bridal colorful dresses and are among the 10 selected projects competing for South Africa’s Most Beautiful Object at Cape Town’s design week.
Bulbous loaf-shaped table lamps, a Swedish crisp bread-inspired chandelier and Mr N great grandpa chair. Färg & Blanche’s new furnitures and objects debut at The Baker’s House exhibition in Stockholm.
Originally designed for Stockholm’s Nationalmuseum Artek’s Atelier chair is a versatile wooden seat paying homage to Nordic design, and ready to fit in public spaces, homes and offices.
The S-1500 chair is made from fishnets and ropes contributing to building a local circular economy. The material is processed to create a marble-like matte, pebbled, dark green surface which is unique and mass produced at the same time.
Oblong sofas, oval mirrors and spherical pendant lamps. Nordic rounded shapes bridge Scandinavian heritage and international contemporary design in Northern’s second furniture and home accessories collection.
Happy New Year of the Pig 2019! We welcome the Chinese new year with 4 pig-inspired furniture designs bringing good luck into your home.
Lounge on a sofa tailored with a sustainable textile made from apples, lay yourself down like dandy on a pointe-shoe bench or flip the sofa-bed open like a clam for your guests… 8 innovative furnitures and exhibitions rethinking seat design.
Office Design pioneer Florence Knoll Bassett who contributed to forge the American modern style bringing European aesthetics to the USA passed away on January 25.
Sustainability, craftsmanship and technology are at the core of the new collections of 5 emerging Chinese designers on show in Paris. The 2019 RISING TALENT AWARDS shines a light on the country’s rapidly evolving creative scene.
On its 100th anniversary, the Bauhaus architecture and design movement reigns at IMM Cologne. We selected 7 unexpected reinterpretations and re-editions of iconic furniture and lighting designs by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, Marcel Breuer and more. Bauhaus reloaded?
A bookshelf with rotating vertical panels, a table with a base which can be flipped upside down and two chairs with an understated imprint. At Design Week Mexico, Esrawe studio went ‘total black’ with the INTERVALO furniture collection.
Smart lamps tuning with the colours of Nordic dawns, expandable wardrobes with a Russian Avant Garde imprint and white blood cell-inspired chairs. We selected 7 emerging Russian designers showcasing their work at the Salone Satellite exhibition in Moscow.
The state of the art of design Made in Uruguay shone at the Aram Gallery. Matteo Fogale invited and teamed up with 7 design studio from the capital Montevideo to pay tribute to Modernist master Julio Vilamajó Echaniz blending the country’s traditional crafts, modernist heritage and contemporary vibe.
At London Design Festival, Kellenberger–White has designed Alphabet chairs, a playful set of multicoloured and typographic seats inspired by Bauhaus design as well as Bruno Munari’s series ‘Seeking Comfort in an Uncomfortable Chair’.