Alexander Schärer: project50

To celebrate 50 years of USM Modular Furniture, the Swiss company has launched project50, an initiative that aims to encourage a new generation of creators from various countries to explore […]

Lucie Koldová’s writing desk

Czech lighting and furniture designer Lucie Koldová, now based in Paris, presented a writing desk this past spring called Sheets, which exhibits a classically pristine look. “This writing desk reminds […]

HAY: Soft Edge

Soft Edge, the chair series de- signed by Iskos-Berlin for Hay in 2015, represents the next step in the development of the moulded plywood technique. Using regular veneers, it provides […]

Susan Cain’s Quiet Spaces

Research shows that 31% of full-time employees do most of their work away from their official workplace, seeking physical and emotional comfort and familiarity. In her bestselling book Quiet: The […]

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Once a month, from October 2015 to May 2016, Italian brand Fantoni is organising ‘blind lunches’ at which the most diverse personalities from various sectors are invited to share their […]

Rianne Makkink and Jurgen Bey

In recent years, Studio Makkink & Bey has been increasingly focused on interiors. “We often develop special products for certain interiors, which are subsequently launched on the market”, explains Jurgen […]


String® Works is a pioneering series of ergonomic office furniture elements that are fully functional, flexible, friendly, and visually appealing. Designed by Swedish-duo Anna von Schewen and Björn Dahlström, the […]


The two products Diesis and Bemolle, by Alessandro and Francesco Mendini, constitute a new phenomenon in environmental acoustic design. Mounted on shiny black steel self-supporting structures, the composition of these […]

Lorenzo Damiani’s Flying Office

Italian designer Lorenzo Damiani has created and directly manufactured an office that is literally mobile. “The Flying Office is a mobile office, a flying one. This project renews the traditional […]

Arki-Table by Pedrali

The Arki-Table family comes in various configurations, each with a 6mm thick, solid laminate top, an extruded aluminium frame, and steel trestle legs. The high version, at 110 centi- metres, […]

Zilenzio’s space-dividing textile screen

Focus, an intimate product within ZilenZio’s collection, is a space-dividing textile screen for mounting on the desktop to help define one’s personal sphere. Note Design Studio, which devised the screen, […]

Nina Graziosi for Lensvelt

This year  presented a system of adjust- able desks called UNM (You and Me), devised in various materials by Italian/Dutch designer Nina Graziosi. However exclusive the desks might appear, they […]

Steve Symons

Young Belgian brand BuzziSpace and family-run Danish fabric firm Kvadrat joined forces at Maison&Objet in Paris and at 100% Design in London, where they launched the first range of BuzziSpace […]

Michael Schmidt, designer at code2design for Haworth

“As places where people meet and communicate, office meeting areas should fulfil two key criteria: communication should be a pleasant experience, and the meeting environment must be appealing, comfortable, and […]

Beate Oblau

Made in Germany, all writing instruments by LAMY combine functionality and attention to personal handwriting styles. C. Josef Lamy founded the business in 1930 by purchasing the Orthos pen manufacturer, […]