The Design Guild Marks for 2012

Design / 13 Jul 2012 / By By Henrietta Thompson
Exciting news - our Eigen coat stand was awarded a Design Guild Mark for 2012. 

Eigen Coat stand by Leonhard Pfeifer for John Lewis

Eigen Coat stand by Leonhard Pfeifer for John Lewis

There has been much hullabaloo about all things British lately, what with a certain sporting event about to kick off. And lest the nation's finest furniture designers think they are going to escape the celebrations, the prestigious Design Guild Marks for 2012 is here to set them straight.

The annual accolades were introduced by The Furniture Makers Company in 2008 to reward excellence in the British design of furniture in volume production. David ChipperfieldKay+StemmerSimon Pengelly and Bethan Gray are among those recognised this year. Also championed was Marc Krusin's 'Krusin Table and Chair Collection' for Knoll International and PearsonLloyd's 'PLC chair' for Modus.

Entries were, by all accounts, of a very high standard and a diverse and impressive lineup included outdoor furniture as well as domestic furniture, designs for the retail and the contract markets, as well as for healthcare, education and office sector. Read the full article here