Because of its elegant and sculptural design, Hoc Bar Stool convinced the iF jury that it deserves this year’s Product Design Award. The Hoc Bar Stool stands out because of its design as an innovative interpretation of the archetypal stool. This stool was made by
The Après team had a bit of fun today and created a Twelve Days of Christmas song version. We barely stoped ourselves from recording an audio version of it, but here are the lyrics. We hope you’re singing along.
Have a relaxing Christmas and a stylish New Year. Merry Christmas and all the best wishes!
Après’ Twelve Days of Christmas
On the first day of Christmas Après sent to me
A bespoke upholstered settee…
On the second
What better occasion to have a look at the design creations of Ray and Charles Eames than the 100th birthday celebration of Ray on December 15, 2012. Celebrate Ray’s life and work as a painter, furniture and textile designer…
Ray-Bernice Alexandra Kaiser was born in 1912 in Sacramento, California, but moved to New York City to study abstract expressionist painting with Hans Hofmann. She came from a creative middle-class family, her father used to be a theatre manager. After
If you are looking for high quality acoustic panels that function like wall art, but absorb unwanted sound reflections, we present to you ARTpanel sound absorbing art. The panels will absorb disruptive sound reflections and are guaranteed to reduce decibel levels in any environment. At the same time, you can choose your own print from a stock photo range or give us your own photo. The possibilities are unlimited.
An ARTpanel is a pre-mounted acoustic
Isamu Noguchi was a master of sculptured furniture. He created impressive furniture and lighting designs that put a mark on 20th century design. We celebrate his life and work on his birthday, the 17th November.
Isamu Noguchi, born in Los Angeles, California, in 1904, was an American-Japanese sculptor whose artistic experimentation included sculptures, gardens, furniture and lighting designs, ceramics, and architecture. Influenced by his Japanese origins, Isamu Noguchi designs are subtle and bold,
Vitra has shown its newest products and concepts at Orgatec 2012 in Cologne. They have introduced an exquisite range of products by famous designers, like Charles & Ray Eames, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Alberto Meda and Antonio Citterio, that you can now admire on our website. We present to you our favourites:
London loves its public phone booths! They used to offer us a place away from unwanted ears, put a wall between us and the noisy traffic roaring past and a dry place away from rain. But, now, more and more offices seek to offer their employees a space where they can find peace and quiet in the open plan working room. What are the latest solutions?
Because they save a lot of space and create a dynamic environment,
As we finish the process of evaluating and discussing the products and information collected at London Design Week, this year’s Orgatec fair approaches. Orgatec 2012 will take place between 23 to 27th October in Cologne, Germany, and will feature office facility planning, construction and extension services, furnishing for office & facilities and office and administrative organisation. With the ongoing changes in the working environment affecting workplace design, Orgatec’s main theme is “Moderne Arbeitswelten”,
Ernest Race, born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1913, was a textile and furniture designer, manufacturer and retailer. He is one of the most ground-breaking exponents of British design in the mid-20th-century, his career leaving a mark on post-war furniture designs and the Festival of Britain.
Race studied interior design at London’s Bartlett School of Architecture. Shortly after graduation he was employed as a draughtsman for the lighting firm Troughton & Young, where he met many of the leading British and
The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have now come to an end. As we are watching the athletes parade in London, the Après Furniture team send congratulations to all involved in this awe inspiring occasion. It was a truly great event!
Over a month ago, we announced the manufacturing of the BBC Olympic sofa. Many of the Team GB Olympians were interviewed on the sofa which overlooked the Olympic stadium. This was a project that we are all