The story of Azucena begins in Milan in 1947 when a group of young Milanese architects decided to start producing

At the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair Vitra are presenting a range of new products from designers including Konstantin Grcic, Antonio

What would Christmas be without hats? Father Christmas, his elves, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Dave Hill…. Even the shepherds and

“What, another design week?!” While the rest of the (smow)HQ tried to work out which city we hadn’t been to

On Wednesday a tweet fluttered into our (smow)twitter from @imm_cologne with the information that the Munich based producer ClassiCon had

Italian design is, if we all close our eyes for a minute or two and be brutally honest, a lot

The Top 5 chairs from the smow design spring. In no particular order. We lie: there is a slight order.

We came, we saw, we sat on the floor… But it needn’t have been so….. Once again the Europeans show

Success for Konstantin Grcic. The 43 year old German was today announced as “Category Winner: Furniture” at the Brit Insurance

At the Tokyo Design Week the German furniture producer Thonet presented their classic cantilever chair in a new light. In

Six years ago Nils Holger Moormann, designer and furniture producer, started a process against Ikea – accusing the Swedish company

The shortlist for the Brit Insurance Design of the Year Award 2009 have been announced; and among the high caliber