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Discover the story behind SCP’s iconic ‘Balzac’ armchair

To design an armchair that sits as easily in an industrial warehouse loft as it does in Concorde’s glamorous lounge is no mean feat. But it seems that the creation of the ‘Balzac’ chair was more effortless than you might expect.

Lynderup chair by Bรธrge Mogensen for Fredericia

Dezeen Showroom: Fredericia has released a previously unproduced chair by modernist Danish designer Bรธrge Mogensen that is named Lynderup after the site of his beloved farm. The Lynderup chair features a tubular metal frame and a plywood seat that takes up the full width of the chair, making it both comfortable and flexible.

Kvadrat as seen by its creative collaborators

Kvadrat as seen by its creative collaborators A new film charts the history of Danish textile authority Kvadrat, with a visual record of its colourful fabrics as well as testimonials from artists, designers and architects Launched in 1968 with a collection of fabrics by Nanna Ditzel, Kvadrat has quckily become the go-to brand for upholstery textiles.

Ten sustainable furniture designs that aim to reduce their environmental impact

Here are ten sustainable products from Dezeen Showroom including furniture made from recycled materials, responsibly sourced timber and reusable components. Designers and brands have become increasingly conscious of how the products they create impact the planet.

28 Recent Product Releases Reflect New Trends in Global Design – Metropolis

Companies normally respond to marketplace demand, but recent trends are reactions to world events. COVID-19 has inspired new outdoor solutions, climate change is driving transparency about production methods and materials, and the impact of social unrest is evident in color choices (brighter hues to boost spirits or muted tones to reflect sobriety).

Iconic Eames Lounge Chair gets a timely upgrade by automotive designer Ian Callum

Legendary Furniture Design meets cutting edge Automotive CMF. 2021 marks 65 years since the Eames Lounge Chair was first debuted by prolific design duo, Ray and Charles Eames. The chair and ottoman, with their bent plywood paneling and plush leather cushioning, look futuristic even by today’s standards and are every bit a design hallmark…

This Bold Nigerian Designer’s LM Stool Is The Next Cult Interiors Purchase

Marcus-Bello first developed the LM Stool after discovering a Lagos factory manufacturing “metal casings for electrical power generators” using sheet metal. (Generators have a key role in the Nigerian capital due to the lack of 24-hour electricity in many homes.)

Highlights from Flexform’s latest seasonal collection

The Italian brand’s new collection brings forth an emblematic lifestyle imbued with informal elegance that transcends time and delves into the realm of fashion This season, Flexform introduces yet a new range of exciting new designs. Bringing with them a welcoming ambience to create a protective habitat and the feeling of home, the collection features bold personalities and the utmost in comfort.

The designer furniture that’s so good it’s been reissued

by Antonio Citterio and Paolo Nava, 1982 This sofa was designed in 1982 by the Italian architects Antonio Citterio and Paolo Nava before they each set up their own studios; it has been an integral part of Flexform’s collection ever since.

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