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Leading shopping centre coffee shop chain selects Design & Contract Furniture again for new stores

As nationwide shopping centre coffee shop chain, bb’s Coffee and Muffins, expands across the UK and Ireland, Design & Contract Furniture has been selected to provide more bespoke furniture for the newly opening stores.

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Posted in Furniture, Interior, News, Projects, @02:28 PM on 02/23/2016

What should your priorities be for hotel contract furniture?

Choosing the right hotel contract furniture ensures you reflect the style and the values of your establishment.

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Posted in Furniture, @04:40 PM on 04/08/2015

How to choose the right restaurant furniture

Make your restaurant more than just functional but welcoming with the right restaurant furniture.

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Posted in Furniture, @09:44 AM on 03/13/2015

Artek buys factory where co-founder first developed signature bent wooden furniture

Dezeen magazine reports that finnish furniture brand Artek has acquired the production facilities which were used by its co-founder (Modernist architect Alvar Aalto) to develop his signature bent wood furniture.

HKT Korhonen, a factory founded by Otto Korhonen near the Finnish city of Turku, has been used by Artek ever since the furniture company was founded by Aalto, his wife Aino, art promoter Maire Gullichsen and art historian Nils-Gustav Hahl in 1935.

After Artek was sold to the Swiss design brand Vitra in September, the new owners bought HKT Korhonen to maintain the continuity and further development of Aalto’s products. Read more on the Dezeen Magazine website…

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Posted in Business, Furniture, News, @07:36 PM on 02/01/2014

Trendig blends Chinese culture and Scandinavian design

With the Chinese New Year approaching on January 31st, 2014, IKEA is rolling out a new limited edition collection of decor that blends Chinese culture and Scandinavian design.

IKEA Trendig Collection

via: Design Milk

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Posted in Design, Furniture, News, Products, @04:46 PM on 01/29/2014

Lectures on Interior & Furniture Design at the RCA

‘Talking Interiors’ will feature international architects, designers and writers from New York, Paris, London, Amsterdam and Munich who will discuss their own practice and dissect the role of interior design. Forthcoming speakers include the New York-based architect Annabelle Selldorf; German furniture and product designer Konstantin Grcic; Paris-based interior designer Luis Laplace; William Russell from London design consultancy Pentagram; Ben van Berkel of Dutch architectural design firm UNStudio; renowned British interior designers Dinah Casson and Morag Myerscough; and design writer Marcus Fairs.

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Posted in Design, Education, Furniture, @10:47 AM on 01/16/2014

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