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Ballendat's greatest hits

If the true measure of greatness in the world of contract furniture is the number of chairs sold, then Martin…
11 Sep 2014

Grant Gibson on conservatism in design

 In uncertain times, manufacturers prefer to remake the classics rather than invest in R&D, but is it sustainable? Due to…
11 Sep 2014

Seating designers embrace new modernism

Reissued by the big manufacturers, and reinterpreted by new designers, modernism's legacy looms large When the Bauhaus' modernist ideals infiltrated…
08 Sep 2014

Columnist Grant Gibson on the Deli chair

In Grant's eyes, a mere lounge chair cannot compete with radical, resourceful design that galvanises social change. But nor is…
08 Sep 2014

Video: Inside Resident's glass blowing plant

Resident's Nat Cheshire explains the complex design and manufacturing process behind its Parison Pendant, carried out at the New Zealand…
05 Sep 2014

Afroditi Krassa launches debut collection

Afroditi Krassa will showcase her debut collection of fittings inspired by 'art-deco opulence' as part of her bar design for…
04 Sep 2014

Two-legged chair: health and wellness 2.0?

Benoit Malta, who recently graduated from the Ecole Boulle in Paris, has designed a two-legged chair to promote the health…
04 Sep 2014

Animator-turned-designer Paulo Goldstein

Animator-turned-designer Paulo Goldstein repairs broken objects to express the socio-economic effects of the financial crisis. onoffice caught up with the…
02 Sep 2014

Sculptural lighting installations by DH Liberty

Design Haus Liberty is making a name for itself as a specialist in sculptural lighting installations.  The London-based interiors agency's…
28 Aug 2014

two.six launches Bi Cilla lounge seating

Spanish designer Silvia Ceñal Idarreta has designed a range of soft seating aimed at lobbies and breakout areas for Portuguese furniture…
28 Aug 2014

Reams of talent: Four designers using paper

  New Hybrids by Mieke Meijer Mieke Meijer has launched New Hybrids, a range of chairs that incorporate a veneer…
27 Aug 2014

Joseph Walsh's sublime, spiralling desk

Irish furniture designer Joseph Walsh has created an ethereal and sinuous wooden desk that spirals up to the ceiling and…
21 Aug 2014

Cycle desks to become the next health craze?

Following the popularity of standing desks and the hilarity of treadmill desks, WeWATT has come up with a desk/exercise bicycle…
15 Aug 2014

LDF Preview: Designers on 'Space and Light'

Modern design stars Paul Schütze, Ab Rogers, Sebastian Bergne, Mineheart's Brendan Young and Tiipoi's Spandana Gopal will explore themes of…
14 Aug 2014

The year office design chose a different path

It's been 20 years since the launch of the game-changing Aeron chair, but 1994 was also a quietly revolutionary year…
07 Aug 2014

Virtual Cuppa with Neil Usher

Since Neil is masterminding a massive office move, this month, the tables (or inboxes) are turned and onoffice editor James…
06 Aug 2014

Comment: Grant Gibson on the S 1200

After an initial period of radical progress, Thonet's zeal faded. Does the new S 1200 range fulfil the late creative…
28 Jul 2014

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