Furniture Design shortlist 2014

Manu

Manu Zeppelin Hanging Chair, by Maffam Freeform

The Manu Zeppelin is part of a family of hanging chairs and is made from a basalt fibre. The chair also features quartz glass, while a polyurethane treatment gives it a glow-in-the-dark effect. The chair is 2.3m long and can support up to 500kg in weight.

Dea

Dea for Ideal Standard, by Seymourpowell

Dea is a luxury range from bathroom manufacturer Ideal Standard that includes vanity basins, storage units, baths, toilets and bidets. Seymourpowell says the range uses ‘more curved, feminine’ designs and moves away from common Modernist or minimalist designs.

Riya

Riya for Bene, by Pearsonlloyd

The Riya task chair is designed to work across modern offices, from individual workstations to team and collaborative areas. It features weight-sensitive synchro-mechanism, which means it can adapt for shared usage. All mechanisms, apart from the controls, are concealed in the underside of the seat.

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