Monthly Archives: September 2012

Grand Repos Chair By Vitra

With Grand Repos for Vitra, Italian designer Antonio Citterio aims to combine the know-how of office chair technology with the comfort of a snug lounge chair. The chair is rooted in the tradition of the classic recliner whilst taking it to a new level of maturity.

 

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IFFS Appoints New Chairman

The International Furniture Fair Singapore Pte Ltd (IFFS Pte Ltd) has announced the appointment of Mr Ernie Koh as the Chairman of the board. Ernie, who is the Executive Director of Koda Ltd, took over the helm from Mr Andrew Ng, Deputy CEO of Lorenzo International Ltd, from August 2012.

 

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NBF Industry Winners Announced

Bed industry champions scooped top awards at the National Bed Federation (NBF) Bed Show Gala Dinner.

The winners were Vi-Spring for Bed Manufacturer of the Year; CPS Labels for Bed Supplier of the Year; Bensons for Beds for Multiple Bed Retailer of the Year; Land of Beds for Independent Bed Retailer of the Year and Feather & Black for new award, E-tailer of the Year. 

 

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New Ambiente Partner Country In 2013

France will be the Partner Country of Ambiente, the world’s leading consumer-goods fair in Frankfurt, and present an extensive programme of events under the motto, ‘l’art de vivre à la française’.

“We are delighted to welcome France as the Ambiente Partner Country on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the German-French Treaty of Friendship. This underscores the good relationship and long trading relationship between our two countries”, says Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt GmbH.

 

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INDEX DUBAI HAS BEEN INAUGURATED BY H.H. SHEIKH HAMADAN BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM

INDEX, the Middle East and North Africa’s largest and longest established Interiors and Design Exhibition, was inaugurated today by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, at the at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Taking place for the 22nd consecutive year, the show brings together local and international interior design companies and industry professionals for four days. INDEX 2012 is organised by dmg :: events Middle East and will run till Thursday 27th September.

 

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Victoria PLC Calls A General Meeting

Victoria PLC, the international designers, manufacturers and distributors of innovative floorcoverings, has posted to shareholders a circular convening a general meeting (the “General Meeting”) of the Company to be held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1PP on October 3, 2012.

 

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BFC Petitions The Chancellor

Representatives of the British Furniture Confederation accompanied by Stephen McPartland MP have been to 11 Downing Street to present a letter and petition of more than 1,600 signatures for the attention of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. 

 

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