Author Archives: Madeleine RAYMOND

Back from Milan

310,840 visitors overall, including big crowds on Saturday and Sunday when the fair opened its doors to the general public. The Salone del Mobile once again confirmed its international identity with a significant presence of Russian operators, with China representing the largest number of visitors and Germany in second place. Read More »

Offecct announces its first collaboration with Danish- Italian studio GamFratesi.

WHEEL is a free standing acoustic object that enables new ways to control sound and interact with space. The simple construction of WHEEL consists of two circular pipes covered with fabric to create a large, light and flexible screen. The construction makes this a product with minimal impact on the environment, yet which still serve its purpose. The divider is ... Read More »

R7 by Malmstolen

With its simple settings, R7 by Malmstolen is ideal for workplaces where multiple people use the chair. The movements of the Syncroglide mechanism stimulate blood circulation in the torso. This knee-tilt mechanism also allows the backrest to move about twice as much as the seat when you tilt. Unlike similar chairs, the seat slides back in a rocking motion. As ... Read More »

The 50th anniversary of the Karuselli lounge chair

Artek , now part of Vitra AG, will kick off 2014 with the 50th anniversary of the Karuselli lounge chair, a new addition to the Artek product range. Designed by Yrjö Kukkapuro in 1964, Karuselli was relaunched as part of the Artek range earlier in January 2014. Karuselli is one of the most famous lounge chairs in the world. Kukkapuro ... Read More »

Mute armchair from Horreds

More soundproofing innovation in the form of Mute : soundproof booths (with an optional roof) that can be arranged to form different privacy zones in offices. Designer: Fredrik Mattson for Horreds. www.horreds.se ( seen at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2014) Read More »

VITRA meeting tables

Tyde by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec extends the concept and benefits of alternating work in standing and sitting positions to double workstations and conference tables. The Tyde program meets current acoustic requirements of “open space” offices by special features : first , the electric motor height adjustment , hidden under the table in an insulated housing is very quiet. Read More »

Frame by Materia

The rising young star Ola Giertz has designed Frame for Materia. It shows how a chair in addition to being easy on the eye, can bestow a moment of framed calm. When one sits down in the chair, part of the external world ceases to exist, making it easier to get to a moment of reflection in a hectic work ... Read More »

Aura, design Mikko Laakkonen

Aura, design Mikko Laakkonen for Finnish INNO, surrounds you and is perfect for creating peaceful interiors. The Aura sofa is now accompanied with a sympathetic lounge chair. Mix the sofa and the chair together to form harmonious and cozy sets. Aura sofa works also as a divider. The back of the Aura chair is slightly lower allowing more visibility. The ... Read More »

This platform by American Varidesk

This platform by American Varidesk is affordable and easy to use, allowing to work either sitting or standing. It’s the perfect way to increase energy, health, and productivity. Fits most desks in any office or cube. Switches from sitting to standing position in just seconds. Ergonomic design adjusts to any user’s height. Spring-assisted lift. Built-in adjustable keyboard tray. 36”x23” work ... Read More »

UltraStand: ultimate comfort through fusion with laptop.

Laptop users can now work comfortably, anywhere and anytime. Because BakkerElkhuizen is launching an integrated laptop stand that functions as a second skin. This wafer-thin and almost invisible addition makes any laptop comfortable and ergonomic to use. The UltraStand has been especially tailored for laptops in the business market, weighs just 250 g and is wafer-thin (just 2 mm). This ... Read More »