Fyrn: High Quality, Affordable Flat Packed Furniture

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                                Move over IKEA, there&#8217;s a new, flat packed furniture company in town. <a href="https://fyrn.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Fyrn</a> is a quickly growing, San Francisco-based company that offers high-quality, innovative, flat packed furniture at an affordable price.
They recently debuted their first product line, Stemn, which is a series of chairs that ranges from stools of varying heights to dining chairs. They are flat packed, and can be easily assembled without frustration. What makes Stemn stand out is that they combine traditional craftsmanship with a distinct, San Francisco-esque industrialism. They have their own patented Stemn bracket that ensures the furniture is easy to pack but also remains high-end and built to last.
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Beyond Black by Monica Förster Design Studio

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/beyond-black-by-monica-forster-design-studio/mfds_zanat_jus13/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://3.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/MFDS_Zanat_JUS13-810x540.jpg" alt="Beyond Black by Monica Förster Design Studio" /></a>
                                <a href="http://www.monicaforster.se/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Monica Förster Design Studio</a> extended their collaboration with Bosnian furniture manufacturer <a href="http://www.zanat.org/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Zanat</a> with Beyond Black, a sleek, sultry exhibition that merges the art of Bosnian craft with Sami spiritualism. The wood carving gives nod to traditional Bosnian techniques, while Sami-inspired pewter thread embroidery wraps itself around the the wood. Combining the two is unexpected, but leads to an interesting pairing that adds a contemporary twist.
NUR, Standing mirror STOPME, Door stop / Book stand NERA STOOL, Stool NERA BOWL, bowls UNNA, chair UNNA LOUNGE, lounge chair
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HUBB: Modular Furniture for Ever-Changing Learning Environments

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/hubb-modular-furniture-for-ever-changing-learning-environments/hubb-modular-mecanoo-gispen-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://2.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/HUBB-modular-Mecanoo-Gispen-1-810x540.jpg" alt="HUBB: Modular Furniture for Ever-Changing Learning Environments" /></a>
                                At schools, classes and curriculums are all completely different and evolve over time, but the school environment never seems to change. Learning happens in all different ways and with collaboration becoming more mainstream, it seems logical that furniture would be more conducive to that. Architecture firm <a href="http://www.mecanoo.nl/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Mecanoo</a> and furniture manufacturer <a href="https://www.gispen.com/en/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Gispen</a> joined forces to create an innovative line of modular furniture to help solve exactly that and it&#8217;s called <a href="http://www.mecanoo.nl/Projects/project/192/HUBB-Learning-Environments?t=6" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">HUBB</a>.
HUBB is designed for learning environments that see a variety of activities and types of learning. The modular system’s components can be reconfigured as needs change so that institutions won’t have to reinvest again in a few years when they’ve outgrown the previous incarnation. By using screws and snap connections, the pieces can continues to be reused instead of thrown out as typically done. Empty spaces can benefit from various HUBB configurations – stand-alone, against walls, or diner-style booths – and
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Milan Design Week 2017: Ventura Lambrate, Sunshine & Gelato

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/milan-design-week-17-ventura-lambrate-sunshine-gelato/design_milk_lambrate_01/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://0.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/Design_Milk_Lambrate_01-810x810.jpg" alt="Milan Design Week 2017: Ventura Lambrate, Sunshine &#038; Gelato" /></a>
                                Smaller than usual, but no less perfectly formed, the 8th edition of <a href="http://www.venturaprojects.com/ventura-lambrate-2017" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Ventura Lambrate</a> saw 128 exhibitors from all over the world flock to this undeveloped corner of Milan to showcase their wares. There was sunshine, there was gelato, and there were new designers – Ventura Lambrate is <a href="http://design-milk.com/tag/milan-design-week/" data-wpel-link="internal">Milan Design Week</a> at its best. (Above: concrete vases by <a href="http://amandalilholt.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Studio Amanda Lilholt</a>)
In Progress by Petter Fjellman-Lätt was part of the HDK – Academy of Design and Crafts exhibition entitled Almost Complete – it highlights every stage of the making process within the finished object. Function… Is In The Eye of the Beholder by Lydia Kumlien was part of the same exhibition, and shone a light on the interface between object and user, where the user defines the function of the piece. And the final collection from the same show was called Together Stools, in which Helen Johannesson has designed three stools
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Scenery Collection by Daisuke Kitagawa

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/scenery-collection-by-daisuke-kitagawa/daisuke-kitagawa-scenery-0/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://1.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/Daisuke-Kitagawa-Scenery-0-810x540.jpg" alt="Scenery Collection by Daisuke Kitagawa" /></a>
                                Tokyo-based designer <a href="http://design-milk.com/city-suitcase-designer-daisuke-kitagawa-tokyo-culture/" data-wpel-link="internal">Daisuke Kitagawa</a>, of <a href="http://www.designforindustry.jp/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Design For Industry</a>, unveiled his latest collection at this year&#8217;s SaloneSatellite featuring furniture, furnishings, and accessories. With the theme being Scenery, Kitagawa took inspiration from travel and the surrounding cityscapes we encounter along the way. The scenes become memories ingrained in us and we attach feelings to them that we can recall at anytime. The collection aims to evoke those same joyful memories by scaling down some of those cityscapes and making them a part of everyday life.
The Floe coffee table offers plenty of storage space without the visual heaviness a solid table would have. Its stainless steel base reflects the light that filters through the two sheets of moveable glass surfaces. The glass can be arranged in various configurations based on the looks or your storage needs. The Lattice cabinet goes for a more minimalist look by doing away with handles and
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Riva Collection by Jasper Morrison for Kettal

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                                Designer <a href="https://www.jaspermorrison.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Jasper Morrison</a> has created a collection of outdoor furniture for <a href="https://www.kettal.com/kettal/index.php?IdiomaWeb=ING" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Kettal</a> that utilizes traditional plank construction of the seat and back. The <a href="https://www.kettal.com/kettal/producto_index.php?COL_ID=142&amp;IdiomaWeb=ING" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Riva</a> Collection is made of solid teak wood and consists of dining chairs, club armchair, 2-seater sofa, 3-seater sofa, dining tables, and small tables to complete the perfect atmosphere in your outdoor space.
By using plank construction, the comfort of the smooth seat and back are elevated, while at the same time giving the pieces a sleek modern look. The entire collection has an overall relaxed, comfortable yet sophisticated look that would even look great indoors in a living room or dining room.
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Etta: Multifunctional Furniture for Indoor Plants

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/etta-multifunctional-furniture-for-indoor-plants/etta-plant-furniture-dossofiorito-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://1.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/Etta-plant-furniture-Dossofiorito-1-810x810.jpg" alt="Etta: Multifunctional Furniture for Indoor Plants" /></a>
                                Italian furniture brand <a href="http://www.zilioaldo.it/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Zilio A&amp;C</a> recently partnered with design duo Livia Rossi and Gianluca Giabardo of <a href="http://www.dossofiorito.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Dossofiorito</a> on a multifunctional piece of furniture called <a href="http://dossofiorito.com/portfolio/etta/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Etta</a>. The design acts as a place to display your plants and objects, it&#8217;s a space divider, and it also offers a place to sit, perfect for putting on your shoes.
The original discussion was to create a place for indoor plants, which led to the idea of letting the plants grow to become a natural divider for interior spaces. The playful, modular Etta answers that and then some with its finished design made up of four removable components. There’s a small round shelf, two different upright screens, and an upholstered backrest that you can reconfigure to a setup that works for you, your plants, and your storage situation. Etta launched at the 2017 Salone del Mobile and Collezione SaloneSatellite in Milan. All image © Zilio A&C / Matevž
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Milan Design Week 2017: The Highlights

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                                Another sunny April means another <a href="http://design-milk.com/tag/milan-design-week/" data-wpel-link="internal">Milan Design Week</a> – the annual Italian celebration of furniture and product design that draws crowds from across the globe. Before we get started with more in-depth posts on individual shows and installations, here is a flavor of some of the highlights from this year&#8217;s festival.
Definitely one of the most Instagrammed installations this year, was Jaime Hayon’s Stone Age Folk for Caesarstone. It was housed in the Palazzo Serbelloni and inspired by “flora, fauna and folklore” with references to the 1851 Great Exhibition’s Crystal Palace. “I hope, with this very graphic and folkloric installation, to put a smile on people’s faces,” says Hayon. He certainly did that. La Pelota is always a favorite destination during Milan Design Week and this year played host for the launch of Hermès’ latest homeware collection, including a cast bronze table by British designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, and
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The Stammplatz Chair Designed By Alfredo Häberli

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/the-stammplatz-chair-designed-by-alfredo-haberli/quodes-stammplatz-alfredohaberli-armleuning-0049/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://1.design-milk.com/images/2017/03/Quodes-Stammplatz-AlfredoHaberli-Armleuning-0049-810x824.jpg" alt="The Stammplatz Chair Designed By Alfredo Häberli" /></a>
                                Inspired by history, this modern chair is a simple design that hides a detailed, well-thought out chair. Designed by <a href="http://www.alfredo-haeberli.com/home" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Alfredo Häberli</a> for <a href="http://quodes.com/wp/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Quodes</a>, the <a href="http://quodes.com/wp/project/stammplatz/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Stammplatz</a> chair was created to accompany the <a href="http://quodes.com/wp/project/stammtisch-oval-by-alfredo-haberli/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Stammtisch</a> table range. Both are inspired by the traditional handmade wooden chairs often seen in the Swiss Alps.
The Stammplatz chair has three distinct parts — its sharp legs, a sleek, laser-cut seat, and the backrest. The edge of the seat has a subtle slant inwards, creating a more comfortable sitting experience. The chair comes with our without padding, and is available is ash or oak wood.
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Dune Offers a New Way of Sitting While Staying Connected

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/dune-offers-a-new-way-of-sitting-while-staying-connected/dune_front-offecct-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://2.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/Dune_Front-Offecct-1-810x580.jpg" alt="Dune Offers a New Way of Sitting While Staying Connected" /></a>
                                Swedish design studio <a href="http://www.frontdesign.se/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Front</a> challenges the way we think of relaxed seating, whether it&#8217;s for an office, public space, or even a residence, in a unique design for <a href="http://www.offecct.se/en" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Offecct</a>, called <a href="http://www.frontdesign.se/dune-project" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Dune</a>. Front recognizes the need for informal seating, especially in flexible office spaces and lobbies that are always changing things up. One thing that doesn&#8217;t change, is the need for collaboration and seating in those environments making Dune a great option.
Designed to float within a space, Dune provides seating for up to eight people who can easily work together or independently with the four attached tabletops that rise from the legs. Besides offering a flat surface to work, hidden underneath each table top is a USB outlet to let you charge your devices. Despite its large size, the asymmetrical Dune appears light, almost like it’s floating.
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Fritz Hansen Introduces Lune – A Sofa by Jaime Hayon

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/fritz-hansen-introduces-lune-a-sofa-by-jaime-hayon/lune-sofa-fritz-hansen-jaime-hayon-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://1.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/Lune-Sofa-Fritz-Hansen-Jaime-Hayon-1-810x608.jpg" alt="Fritz Hansen Introduces Lune &#8211; A Sofa by Jaime Hayon" /></a>
                                <a href="http://fritzhansen.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Republic of Fritz Hansen™</a> and <a href="http://www.hayonstudio.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Jaime Hayon</a> have teamed up again but this time on a modular sofa concept called <a href="http://fritzhansen.com/en/lune-sofa" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Lune™</a>. The design was inspired by two of Hayon&#8217;s previous pieces for Fritz Hansen, the Ro™ and Fri™ chairs, and the distinct curves both of them possess. The same curvy concept sets Lune apart from other modular sofas with its bold, unique look that&#8217;s stunning from every angle. Hayon has a way of turning your average piece of furniture into a work of art with a sculptural feel and the same can be said with this latest release.
The sofa’s design allows for endless possibilities, from a two-seater loveseat to an L-shaped sectional to a sofa with a chaise, and everything in between. No matter where you sit, Lune is designed for comfort with soft seats upholstered in a cotton-linen fabric and the back cushions constructed with four layers of
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Khodi Feiz Continues Collaborating with Artifort

                                With several years of successful <a href="http://design-milk.com/?s=Khodi+Feiz+artifort" data-wpel-link="internal">collaborations</a> with <a href="https://www.artifort.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Artifort</a> under his belt, designer <a href="http://www.feizdesign.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Khodi Feiz</a> continues the tradition with new releases for 2017. The pieces debuted with Artifort at Salone del Mobile, the perfect launchpad for new work. Take a look.
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                                The <a href="https://www.artifort.com/collection/model/detail/storage_extens" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Extens Cabinet</a> series gets a modern update with more compact dimensions and the ability to choose from a variety of finishes, like powder coating, lacquer, and veneer, making it even more suitable for the home or office.
The swivel Beso Barstool is the latest release to the Beso family of seating. It’s available in a height-adjustable version and two fixed height versions with a low-back upholstered seat atop a powder coated pedestal. The Balans family was designed in 2015, and now the series expands to include wooden and marble tops for a more natural look, as opposed to the originals with colorful, powder coated tops. Debuting last year, the Niloo
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The New Hot Seat From Burrow

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/new-hot-seat-burrow/burrow-3seater-tufted-high-grey/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://2.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/Burrow-3Seater-Tufted-High-Grey-810x540.jpg" alt="The New Hot Seat From Burrow" /></a>
                                If you live in New York, you’ve probably already gone through the literal exercise of <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcnogXICTeA" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">moving furniture up and down the narrow apartment stairwells</a> that the city is known for. Stephen Kuhl and Kabeer Chopra want to eliminate that pain point with <a href="https://www.burrow.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Burrow</a>, a new direct-to-consumer furniture brand that minimizes cost and assembly without minimizing design. This week, they launched the brand’s first furniture with <a href="https://www.burrow.com/the-couch" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Burrow Sofa</a>.
Designed by Leah K.S. Amick, The Burrow Sofa comes in five colors (Crushed Gravel, Charcoal, Beige, Navy Blue and Brick Red), two armrest options (high and low), and four configuration options (1, 2, 3 or 4 seater; although you can always add additional modules if you need to in the future). Depending on which configuration you choose, the Burrow Couch will arrive in two to five compact boxes and can be assembled and disassembled in less than 10 minutes. Did we
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Shadows in the Windows by Ponti Design Studio

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/shadows-in-the-windows-by-ponti-design-studio/ponti-shadows-in-the-windows-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://1.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/Ponti-Shadows-in-the-Windows-1-810x599.jpg" alt="Shadows in the Windows by Ponti Design Studio" /></a>
                                Italian designer Andrea Ponti, of <a href="http://www.andreaponti.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Ponti Design Studio</a>, took a look at two often seen staples of Hong Kong&#8217;s urban landscape – a window and a chair – when creating <a href="http://www.andreaponti.com/projects/milano_salone_2017.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Shadows in the Windows</a>, a project introduced at this year&#8217;s Milan Design Week. When looking at large apartments and skyscrapers, the rows and rows of identical windows become impersonal. Take a second look and you begin to see a bit of a story about the person or persons living there, possibly even catching a glimpse of their shadow.
Oftentimes what goes along with those windows is a seat that sits right by it, one whose silhouette you might see. For the project, Ponti created a series of seats within square window frames looking very similar, but each one has its own distinct look. The concept is much like what you’d find behind the various windows and reflects an aspect of the architecture
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Coalesse Updates the Lounge-Inspired SW_1 Seating Collection

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/coalesse-updates-the-lounge-inspired-sw_1-seating-collection/coalesse-sw_1-chair-collection-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://2.design-milk.com/images/2017/03/Coalesse-SW_1-Chair-Collection-1-810x608.jpg" alt="Coalesse Updates the Lounge-Inspired SW_1 Seating Collection" /></a>
                                Workspace collaborating continues to prove effective in the office, meaning more focus needs to be put on furniture to outfit those environments. <a href="http://www.coalesse.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Coalesse</a> continues to do that with their lounge-inspired <a href="http://www.coalesse.com/collections/sw_1-collection/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">SW_1 Collection</a>, designed by Scott Wilson and <a href="http://www.mnml.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">MINIMAL</a>, that brings forth seating and tables that pull double duty, i.e. part conference, part lounge. Instead of letting the best-selling collection stay as it was when it was first released, Coalesse has chosen to give the seating a fresh update with a new seamless knit for the backs, as well as expanded color options.
SW_1 is a multifunctional collection that aids in employee collaboration by allowing the user to change up positions for comfort while continuing to take part in meetings. The chairs and tables evoke a casual, relaxed feeling but at the same time display a completely professional setting. Part of the update includes a new enhanced knit
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Emeco Launches the 1 Inch Collection by Jasper Morrison

                                                <a href="http://design-milk.com/emeco-launches-the-1-inch-collection-by-jasper-morrison/emeco_1_inch_jasper_morrison_1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://3.design-milk.com/images/2017/04/Emeco_1_Inch_Jasper_Morrison_1-810x675.jpg" alt="Emeco Launches the 1 Inch Collection by Jasper Morrison" /></a>
                                We&#8217;ve <a href="http://design-milk.com/?s=emeco" data-wpel-link="internal">long been fans</a> of <a href="https://www.emeco.net/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Emeco</a> and their commitment to using recycled aluminum for its strength and ability to be repurposed into something else time and time again instead of letting it pile up in a landfill somewhere. Utilizing the brand&#8217;s go-to recycled aluminum, <a href="https://jaspermorrison.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Jasper Morrison</a> launches the <a href="https://www.emeco.net/featured-story" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">1 Inch Collection</a> of chairs, armchairs, stools, and tables that benefit from the material&#8217;s durability and sustainability.
The simple designs are lightweight, environmentally friendly, and utilitarian making them a practical choice for most any residential or commercial application. The square aluminum tube frames are paired with 100% recycled wood polypropylene seats and backs in Blue, Bordeaux, Brown, Dark Grey, Green, Light Grey, and Ochre, as well as versions in Ash and Walnut plywood, which are sourced from sustainable North American forests. There are also upholstered options available in various fabrics and leathers.
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