Dezeen Showroom: Fredericia has released a previously unproduced chair by modernist Danish designer Børge 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 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.
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.
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).
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…
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.)
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.
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.