Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017 – a review by John Sacks

John Sacks is a well known advisor in the European office furniture industry and chairman of the economic committee of the FEMB. John visited the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017 and below you…

    Staples sells Dutch Office Centre Stores to KantoorExpert Groep

    Staples sells its 39 Staples Office Centre stores in the Netherlands to KantoorExpert. KantoorExpert is…

      New CEO for Fritz Hansen

      The Danish furniture manufacturer Fritz Hansen has appointed Josef Kaiser as the new CEO with effect from 9 December. He succeeds Jacob Holm, who led the company for 22 years and will now join the Board of Directors. Kaiser previously…

      König + Neurath takes prizes in two categories at the German Design Award

      Trailblazing design, unique design trends, innovative products and projects: every year the German Design Council presents the international premium prize, the German Design Award, to outstanding design projects in the product and communication fields, each blazing their own trail through…

      Trim, winner of a German Design Award

      The Trim chair, designed by Alegre Design for Actiu, won a German Design Award in the Excellent Product Design – Office Furniture category. This award is recognition of this model´s design qualities, that places well-being above all else, with adjustable…

      Major fire hits factory of Polish chair manufacturer Profim

      On the night of 26th and 27th of November there was a fire at Profim factory in Turek which resulted in destruction of part of the production hall. This unfortunate accident, for reasons independent of Profim, has been classified as force majeure. Profim: “This occurrence is going to have a temporary impact…

      Quadrifoglio opens showroom in Paris

      In the spirit of expanding its markets and becoming closer to customers, in October 2019 Quadrifoglio Group opened a new foreign branch, as well as its sixth single brand showroom, this time in Paris. It is an honour for this…

      Flokk acquires US-based 9to5 Seating

      Flokk Group, the leading European manufacturer of office seating products, has entered into an agreement to acquire the US office seating manufacturer 9to5 Seating. Through this acquisition, Flokk expands its footprint in the US market, underpinning its international growth strategy.…

      Las inaugurates a new showroom in Moscow

      On 30thOctober 2019 LAS launched its new showroom in Moscow during a successful grand opening event, which saw the participation of Sales & Marketing Director Gianluca Catanese and the Director of the LAS Russian Division, Eugene Kostyuk.  The 200-square metres-showroom is located inside Artplay, an…

      German Design Award 2020 goes to Balma STEPPS shelving units

      Polish office furniture manufacturer Balma wins a German Design Award for their Balma Stepps modular shelving system. Balma: “We are excited to say that Balma STEPPS system of modular shelving units designed by Piotr Kuchciński has won the prestigious German Design Award…

      Casala’s Capsule wins German Design Award 2020

      Capsule is the winner of the German Design Award 2020 in the “Excellent Product Design” category for “Office Furniture”. Casala and designer Kateryna Sokolova are particularly proud that the jury of the German Design Council has awarded the title of…

      Stacked Storage System by Muuto

      Exploring the identity and possibilities of the Stacked Storage System, designed by Julien De Smedt. With its various sizes and finishes, the Stacked Modules can be arranged and rearranged to create the storage system that you’d like, whether it be…