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From the Austrian Alps to the US: Schmidinger Design

by Pia Kirchler | November 10, 2016

From the Austrian Alps to the US: Schmidinger Design ... Originated from a century old tradition of woodwork and furniture making in the Austrian Alps, Wolfgang Schmidinger has grown his three generation old family business to a full on operation with a reputation beyond borders. MIT, Steven Holl, and Princeton are all fans, and we are too. With a special interest in collaborating with other designers and manufacturers, Schmidinger offers strong contemporary design grounded in traditional construction, supplemented with the latest technology. Everything you’d expect from the best in European craftsmanship.

Schmidinger Collection

 

Posted in New, new product, Schmidinger, Seating

Leaf Collection and Bloop Sidetable win a German Design Award

by Pia Kirchler | October 28, 2016

 

 The LEAF Collection by E-ggs Design for TON won a German Design Award 2017

"When designing, we primarily considered products that would be lightweight, rational - and at the same time, would address the issue of TON and its connection with nature. For us, a rational product is one that correctly balances between the inspiration and the actual production processes," said Gaia Giotti of the E-GGS designer duo.

Another proud winner from the Stillfried family is ARTISAN with the BLOOP side table. 

...A composition of several tables in a space in two different heights provides associations with the poetics of the ripples that spread regularly over the surface of water after a pebble has been cast in....

Find all winners on www.german-design-award.com

Posted in Artisan, Coffee Table, German Design Awards, Seating, Ton