Monthly Archives: November 2012

Laufen To Mark Its Presence At Sleep 2012

Laufen is to be making a return visit to Sleep London, after its inaugural outing to this key event for architects and designers involved in the hotel sector.

 

Source:- Furniture-magazine.com

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FIRA’s Annual 2012 Statistics Digest

FIRA’s annual Statistics Digest for the furniture industry is an essential read for anyone operating in the sector. The results of the latest edition show that, from 2008 to 2011, the total number of furniture manufacturers declined by 4%, there being 225 fewer companies in 2011 than 2010.  Total turnover in manufacturer sales fell by 23% over the 2008 to 2011 period, average employment fell by 15% and employment costs fell by 14%.

 

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Basalt Grey: The Classic And Systemat Product Ranges From Hacker

Earthy and warm – this is how the new basalt grey tone available for the classic and systemat product ranges appears. This grey tone can be perfectly combined with many light-coloured wood decors and creates clear yet very harmonic contrasts. With dark wooden tones, it has an elegant and high-quality look and in combination with cashmere, a classy tone-on-tone appearance is created. The combination with white remains a classic. 

 

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20 Years For The Furniture Ombudsman

The Furniture Ombudsman (TFO), the independent body which specialises in providing Alternative Dispute Resolution solutions for consumers and retailers in the furniture and home improvement industry, celebrated its 20th anniversary on 23 November.

 

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13th International Architecture Exhibition Witnessed An Increase In Visitors Count

The 13th International Architecture Exhibition – Common Ground, directed by David Chipperfield and organized by the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, closed on 25th November.

During the 12 weeks and 4 days that it was open, the 13th Exhibition ranked first for attendance among Italian exhibitions with a daily average of 2,253 visitors. Young people and students represented 48% of total visitors. The students who visited the Exhibition in groups represented 27% of the public. The total number of visitors exceeded 178,000 with an increase of 4.7% compared to 2010.

 

Source:- Furniture-magazine.com

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Kintech Limited Received FIRA Gold Product Certification

The Montana bed frame, designed by the Kintech design team, is the first bed to achieve FIRA Gold Product Certification and is now on display at FIRA’s Showcase at their Stevenage headquarters.

 

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Nolte Group To Participate In Both imm Cologne And Livingkitchen 2013

From January 14- 20, 2013, more than 1,100 companies from around 50 countries will be presenting over 100,000 pieces of furniture and even more related items at the imm cologne. About one third of the exhibits will be new launches. As an international fair, imm cologne showcases the enormous breadth and depth of products available for the furnishing sector and, thanks to concurrent LivingKitchen, everything to do with kitchens as well.

 

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