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Tadao Ando’s Dream Chair Revealed in Milan

Last year we reported the announcement of Ando’s first chair design, marked as a tribute to Hans J. Wegner. This year at the Salone del Mobile, the final product – named the Dream Chair – was revealed at a press conference at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan. We were very delighted to be a…

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Axel Armchair by Alexander Gufler for AODH

Irish furniture company AODH released this Axel Stacking Armchair by Alexander Gufler. Axel in ash or maple in solid natural: €696 or US$899, taxes not included. *the chair can be stained for an upcharge of €45 A version of the chair is coming later this year in solid walnut. Approximate pricing will be €890, taxes…

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Hans J. Wegner Oculus Chair

It’s the perfect story. An unknown chair somehow reveals itself in the form of a clay model with some photographs, and then the re-invention began. This is how this Hans J. Wegner Oculus Chair from Danish furniture manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son came back to life, 50 years after the initial design. The armchair itself…

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Prouvé RAW Collection from Vitra

The Prouvé RAW collection from Vitra is a series of Jean Prouvé furniture classics – newly interpreted by denim specialist G-Star and Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra in collaboration with the Prouvé family. Born out of a mutual passion for this French Modernist’s iconic designs, the G-Star and Vitra creative teams have worked for two years…

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Milan Preview: Piana Chair Designed by David Chipperfield, Alessichair Collection by Lamm

At this year’s Salone del Mobile, Alessi will present its first folding chair “Piana” designed by English architect David Chipperfield. The chair will be part of the Alessichair collection, produced under license by Parma, Italy based company Lamm. The chair has a synchronized opening and closing system that rotates about a single point. Available in…

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Ahrend Kaigan Chair by Marijn van der Poll.

Sometimes you just want to take yourself away from the work environment a bit an enjoy a little privacy. This Ahrend Kaigan (taken from the Japanese word for ‘coast’) chair takes the wickerwork beach chairs that used to be popular on Dutch beaches to give it more purpose – now in an office environment –…