Workplace Habitat 2013 is a report made by Orangebox Furniture to analyse the current UK work place and some key industry changes taking place. During Clerkenwell Design Week 2013 we visited Orangebox for a presentation of this report which uncovered issues in how we are shaping our working habitats. Here are just a few of the report’s conclusions…
England is now the most expensive country in the world to attain a public degree, according to
This year’s Clerkenwell Design Week 2013 was an exciting visit that Après couldn’t miss. We explored through The Farmiloe Building and some other prominent furniture show-rooms around, met with many friends and partners and had the happy surprise of meeting some new designers and see new products and ideas. We also took a lot of photos that we want to share.In its fourth year, Clerkenwell Design Week aimed to showcase the very best in design, from
This week, Clerkenwell will be London’s centre of creativity. Clerkenwell Design Week 2013 will host 60 showrooms, a large number of manufacturers with new projects and designs, with special guests, designers and architects. For three days, all showrooms in the area will open their doors and host lots of exhibitions, workshops, debates and parties that we’re very much looking forward to.
Here are some highlight of our partners and events which we’ll follow…
Humanscale will open
With many businesses expanding and modernising, there is a increasing demand to turn to hot-desking type environments. This calls for flexible innovative furniture solutions to cater for these types of situations. If you have the #attitude, we have the #furniture.
Special report: Après Furniture supports:
This year’s winners of the Design Guild Marks have very diverse styles. Most of them are friends and partners of Après Furniture and we congratulate them all for this recognition. Even if these awards are quite young, only in the 6th year, they put a stamp of excellence in British furniture designs. Here is an overview of the winners:
Vitra received a new recognition for the Tip Ton chair designed by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby. The
April is the month of furniture in Milan. Euroluce and SaloneUfficio, together at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition and SaloneSatellite will showcase some of the latest and most innovative home and office concepts.
We are excited to see the new products our friends and business partners they will bring along. Here’s what we know so far…
The organisers promise a strong bias towards energy saving, environmental sustainability and combating light pollution, in keeping with the growing commitment
There is so much noise in your office because you hear whatever is too loud as well as reflections off the walls and ceilings. They can then be amplified by the amount of hard surfaces, which can often out weight the amount of soft sound absorbing surfaces in the office. This is how noise gets louder and makes communication within the office more difficult. Employees like to concentrate on the work or assignments and calls without being distracted. Hot-desking can
It’s a love-hate relationship. A hot desking office means getting to work, grabbing your filling cabinet or mobile storage box and looking around the floor for an available desk to use on the day. But, hot desking also means flexibility, creativity, privacy, a better work/life balance, a focus on results and freedom to move next to the people you need to work with for a project. Like it or not, more and more office buildings need to account for an
Furniture designer and architect Frank Gehry was born on 28th of February 1929 in Toronto, Canada. He has created inspiring designs and is well known for his use of unusual materials. We wish him a Happy birthday! Have a look below at our favourite of his Vitra furniture items:
Gehry studied urban planning at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, then founded the architectural firm Frank Gehry & Associates in Los Angeles in 1962. He designed the cardboard
GrumDesign studio was founded in 1989 by Troels Grum-Schwensen, an award-winning designer who specialises in furniture and interior design, architecture and exhibitions. Through the years, Grum has created some innovative furniture pieces.
The studio works with both Danish and international furniture-manufacturers, including our partner Randers+Radius. They have manufactured the incredible Grip Table. It was inspired by tightrope walkers who balance by means of a long pole – gravity challenging balance. Grip tables become