Posted by KI Europe eMarketing on Thursday, June 28, 2012 / Labels: General News
The recipients of the 2012 Design Guild Marks have been announced by The Furniture Makers Company. They were introduced five years ago to recognise and reward excellence in the British design of furniture in volume production.
This year saw a very high number of applications, and the design of most of them was described as “exceptional”. They were decided by a judging panel of professionals from across the design industry.
David Chipperfield's iconic Piana chair was chosen for its beautiful simplicity in both form and function, as Chipperfield describes as possessing "visual expression that is indicative in its simplicity of the function and role of the item itself, bestowing the chair a character of eternity."