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Nuez and Capri Lounge, 2018 Red Dot Design Awards

Each year, the Red Dot jury, made up of international design and architecture professionals, makes its decision on the best products and designs of the year 2018. This year, Nuez and Capri Lounge, designed by Patricia Urquiola and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga for Andreu World have received the Red Dot Design Award. The panel of experts awards this internationally recognized quality seal only to products that stand out for their innovation and high design quality. Enveloping and technological, Nuez chair born from the idea of creating a seat modulating as if it...

Andreu World, the first Spanish company in the residential and design furniture sector with the highest number of industrial design registrations in 2017

The international furniture brand of contemporary design is also in second place in the ranking of innovative companies with greater intellectual protection of their designs during the past year. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) places Andreu World in second place in the ranking of Spanish companies that presented the highest number of designs to ensure the legal protection of their products. Andreu World, international furniture firm of contemporary and avant-garde design with more than 62 years of experience, is today one of the...

Andreu World opens new showroom in London

The new Andreu World space in London aims to become a point of reference for interior and furniture design of workspaces, contract, outdoor and home in the capital of the United Kingdom. Located in the heart of the district of Clerkenwell (104-110 Goswell Road), the London showroom is an open and dynamic space that is articulated through different areas that range from seats, armchairs and sofas to meeting and occasional tables created by international designers such as Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, Lievore Altherr Molina and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga. In...

Andreu World presents an exhibition at COAM

Andreu World presents an exhibition at COAM that brings together its most iconic designs and celebrates with its furniture the 100 years of the Revista Arquitectura magazine. The display of iconic design – which can be visited on platform 2 of the ground floor - gathers creations by internationally renowned designers and architects such as Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison or Lievore Altherr Molina. Andreu World will also furnish, with its collection of sofas and lounge chairs, the retrospective on the centennial of Revista Arquitectura magazine in the...

Offices open to creativity

Hi tech companies set trends in the design of offices and work spaces. The collaborative and flexible environments where creativity and comfort prevail are imposed in order to feel at work at home. This is the philosophy that governs the interior design of this new workspace of the videogame industry that has chosen Andreu World collections designed by Jasper Morrison and Lievore Altherr Molina for its headquarters in Vancouver. Serena lounge chairs -characterized by its elegance, unique design, naturalness and contemporary aesthetics-are the protagonists...

A new edition of the Design Contest commences

With the announcement of the jury the 18th edition commences, which at its central axis, the design of a seat or a table. The jury of this edition is composed of the journalist and cultural manager Alberto Anaut, the art specialist Ana Domínguez, the architect and director of Arquitectura Viva magazine Luís Fernández Galiano, the head of design at Gensler Ej Lee and the designer and master of color Giulio Ridolfo. The contest is open to students and design professionals with no age limit. The winner will receive a prize of 4,000 euros and second...

An exposition to celebrate 25 years of the National Design Awards

Until May 2 the Design Center Matadero de Madrid will host the exhibition España Diseña: 25 editions of the National Design Awards. As an award-winning company, Andreu World is present in this exhibition through some of its most iconic collections such as Ronda -design by Lievore Altherr Molina- or Nub -created by Patricia Urquiola. Andreu World received the National Design Award in 2007 coinciding with the fifty years of business history. Along with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the birth of Andreu World, this award marked a turning point in the...

Milan: Come meet our new collections

See you at Salone del Mobile Milano. Andreu World invites you to discover our new collections 2018 in Milan. We look forward to seeing you there. We look forward to seeing you at: Salone del Mobile Milan 17-22 April 2018 Pav. 7 Stand F27 F29

Andreu World opens a new showroom in Madrid

With its 300 square meters of exhibition space, the new Andreu World space on Calle de Velázquez 26 in Madrid aims to become a point of reference for interior design and furniture design for work, contract, outdoor and residential spaces. The large exhibition space allows for the creation of different zones to display seats, armchairs, sofas and meeting and occasional tables created by international designers such as Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, Lievore Altherr Molina and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga. In addition, the space showcases a selection of...

Exhibition of iconic design at COAM Madrid

Andreu World has presented at the headquarters of the Official College of Architects of Madrid (COAM), an exhibition that brings together their most iconic designs signed by internationally renowned designers and architects such as Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison and Lievore Altherr Molina. The exhibition, which will remain until May 31, takes a tour of the contemporary furniture design brand’s most emblematic pieces including designed signed by prestigious authors like Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, Lievore Altherr Molina and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga....

Chairs, History of the Chair is presented at Madrid Design Festival

Andreu World, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa and Editorial Gustavo Gili have presented Chairs, a book about the history of author chair, within the framework of the Madrid Design Festival. After the presentation of the book, an exhibition of Andreu World’s most emblematic chairs was inaugurated, among which are creations by Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, Lievore Altherr Molina and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga, and which can be visited at the COAM until the March 31st. The first edition of the Madrid Design Festival was the setting chosen by Andreu World and Editorial Gustavo...

Save the date | February 14th

What is the design that makes you fall in love? At AndreuWorld we want to celebrate Valentine's Day with a special gift: theNuez chair from Patricia Urquiola. For this reason, we invite you next February 14 to the presentation of the book Chairs -a book about the history of author chairs- and to the exhibition of the most iconic designs of the brand. To participate, come on February 14, take a photo of your favorite design, upload it to @Instagram and label it with #ChairsAndreuWorld. You can win an iconic design. Choose your favorite design between the...

Frame Lab in Amsterdam with Andreu World

A bad chair can ruin the best meal. Andreu World brought the idea of “Eat well seated”, to Frame Lab an event that brought together the 21 and 22 February in Amsterdam designers from across the globe for sharing their insights to the future of work and living spaces. As part of the Wellness area, Andreu World will display an innovative space that reflects on the marrying of gastronomy with good design. For this purpose, a dynamic environment has been created, equipped with Patricia Urquiola's Nuez chairs and a Reverse Conference table. A space to share and enjoy,...

Flex, Alya and Dual collections at the Adler University

Located on the first five floors of a slender glass tower in downtown Vancouver, the interiors are flooded with the university’s brand colours (red, brown, green, orange) to stand out from its neighbours and to welcome visitors. The bold interior design for the Vancouver university reflects its unique character. In order to equip it, the Alya lounge chairs and armchairs versions have been chosen for their relaxation and lobby spaces, complemented with Dual tables, as well as Flex chairs for common areas. All these designs have been customized with the...

Andreu World meets Boston

Andreu World’s Boston showroom is located at 35 Channel Center Street; a 180-year-old brick mill building in the city’s rapidly expanding Fort Point district. The generously sized showroom allows for five unique zones to showcase everything from lounge chairs and sofas to conference and occasional tables created by international designers such as Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, Lievore Altherr Molina, and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga. In addition, the space will showcase over a hundred different Andreu World chairs and barstools in an effort to cater to...

"Chairs" at Madrid Design Festival

On February 14th, Andreu World will present a book regarding the universal history of the chairs at the COAM in Madrid, written by journalist and historian Anatxu Zabalbeascoa and published by the “Editorial Gustavo Gilli”. A delicious story, in short, of those masterpieces that have marked a before and after in the history of design and, at the same time, of humanity. A journey that starts with a prologue by the researcher Jorge Wagensberg on the concept of a seat, he presents an overview of the great milestones of historical chairs and focuses, finally,...

Boston Showroom Opening

We are pleased to invite you to the inauguration party of Andreu World's new Boston showroom. Please join us for this very special event. 35 Channel Ctr St # 103 Boston, MA 02210 Please RSUP: [email protected]

A great celebration to meet the winners of the 2017 Design Contest

As in previous years, theSchool of Art and Design Superior of Valencia (EASD) hosted the awards ceremony of the International Design Competition 2017. Design, music, awards and an exhibition with the winning models of this edition and over the years converged during the award ceremony. The members of the jury 2017Robert Thiemann, Director of the magazine Frame; Alfredo Haberli, Designer María de Corral curator and art critic Stefan Geenen, Project Director of the Miralles-Tagliabue studio and Alvaro Castro journalist, announced the winners of this year to...

Spanish Brands Awards in Brussels

The Leading Brands of Spain Forum and the Office of the High Commissioner of the Government for Marca España gave recognition to the work of Marca España Friends and Friends of Spanish Brands in Belgium in an event held on 27 November. The event, organised by the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg, was attended by Belgian individuals, companies and organisations that helped strengthen Spain’s image in the country and lent support to Spanish brands. Likewise, Belgian people or companies closely linked to Spanish firms such us...

Flex equips a unique work space in Utrecht

The Flex chairs and barstools have created a unique space to work and collaborate for the offices of the headquarters of the Royal Dutch Dental Association (KNMT) in Utretch. The project for the headquarters of this professional association of dentists and dental specialists in the Netherlands included the equipping of different meeting rooms and areas of collaboration and waiting. To do this, we wanted to integrate functional furniture that at the same time maintained the same aesthetic and design that would give continuity to the entire space. For...

Flex Cantilever, Best of Year Award 2017

The Flex series in its cantilever version has been chosen as the best chair of conferences by the Interior Design magazine in the Awards granted by the Interior Design Magazine. With 85 years of history, it is one of the most influential magazines in the field of design, architecture and interior design worldwide. Each year, Interior Design, presents the Best of Year Awards to the best products from the American and international markets.. On December 1, nearly a thousand professionals from the design and architecture community met at the Frank Gehry's IAC...

Andreu World presents Eat well seated

It is the first edition of a restaurant guide, which will be reissued and expanded annually, created with the idea of combining gastronomy with good design. Andreu World has just published Eat well seated, a restaurant guide, which will be updated and expanded annually, made with the idea of marrying gastronomy with good design. Promoted by Andreu World, the Spanish company specializing in chairs with the largest international projection, it is a unique publication that, in addition to being useful as a guide – which includes reviews of 25 restaurants around...

Alya, tailored comfort

As part of our evolution in recent years, we have developed entirely upholstered pieces. Alya is a perfect example of this new line of work. It’s a design that transmits the attention paid to details and upholstering created like ‘a made to measure suit’. Comfort is achieved through a careful study of ergonomics, strengthened by latest generation foams, which offer fantastic recovery and durability. In accordance with our philosophy, Alya adapts perfectly to public, domestic or representative spaces. Alya is a collection of upholstered lounge chairs and...

A new Andreu World space launches in Denver

Andreu World celebrated the grand opening of its new Denver showroom in November. The new space –that joins the brand’s existing showrooms in Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. –provide from now on architects, designers and clients an expansive exhibition and work space with versatile furniture solutions. The new space is situated in the Highlands district, the ideal location for the presentation of the new Andreu World collections. A selection of Andreu World brand furnishings is displayed in the interior, along with the newest...

Premiere of the new collections in London

After Milan and Chicago, London was chosen to present the 2017 collections. The showroom of Coexistence Ltd was the space chosen to present this autumn the new design by Patricia Urquiola. Lounge areas were also created, which provided the added comfort, transmitted by the Capri Lounge or Alya armchair collection and which were presented in natural tones. The occasional tables of the Dual and Reverse collections, completed the space turning it into a cozy lobby or waiting area. The showcase showed the Nuez chair and theCapri Lounge collections in...

Manila, the value of time

We are a family business and that’s why we have a very special relationship with time. We know that we’ve built a tradition and that thanks to it, we have a unique perspective on our work. We see life in terms of the bigger picture and we’re faithful to the idea that building a future means keeping the past alive. Relations and tradition live and breathe through our daily work and through the personal connections and sense of property shared by all those that make up Andrew World and who –in many cases– form part of our joint project generation after...

Nuez, an envolving and technological design

Envolving, suggestive, warm and technological at the same time. This is the Nuez chair. Designed by Patricia Urquiola, born from the idea of creating a seat that folds like a sheet of paper. The injected thermo-polymer shell is expressed as a flexible surface that embraces the body when sitting. The curves of the seat transmit softness and materiality. Its undulating exterior texture features an exclusive band fabric created by Patricia Urquiola. This new chair offers a double texture: that of the carcass, formed by three-dimensional waves that give it...

Couvé, contemporary classic

The origin is a highly recognizable form. The features of a Nordic sofa devoid of all its superfluous elements, synthesized to the maximum to test your perception. Couvé has the elegance of the classics but at the same time is absolutely contemporary. One of Couvé’s features is the upholstery work. It defines the soft curves of the arms and back, and ultimately expresses the character of the piece. Couvé is serene, balanced and timeless.

Sit, architectural and versatile

Sit has demonstrated its ability to integrate into architectural projects that required intensive use. It syntheses with most materials, such as concrete, brick and plywood, that are used in fashionable collective spaces. Sit is essential, clean and functional. In its distinct versions have a wide range of accessories such as ganging mechanisms or writing surfaces.

Francisco Andreu, entrepeneur and design pionner

Entrepreneur businessman and pioneer, who was a leader in the design furniture sector, habitat and equipment. Personal profile Entrepreneur, innovator, and pioneer in promoting design, work well done, internationalization, and innovation, Francisco Andreu was an exceptional businessman and a tireless adventurer on a professional and personal level. He was married to Maruja Ferrer, his inseparable life companion. He has two children, Maru and Melchor, and four grandchildren. Those around him have always valued in him his innate intelligence and, above all,...

Award-winning communication design

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 has made its decision. In a process spanning several days, the 24 experts assessed communication and creative works from agencies, designers and companies from 50 participating countries. Andreu World has cause for celebration: The jurors awarded the Red Dot to Stories brochure and thus emphasised its high design quality and creative achievement. Stories 1 and 2 are two graphic documents that wish to go one step beyond our products and, through them, speak about the culture, the architecture and the design...

Moody, the expression of experience

The original workshop that almost 60 years ago produced just a few pieces is now a company with more than 300 employees and three factories in Spain. Our development is the result of a clear focus on reconciling cutting-edge technology in the cutting, drying, Mechanical and curving processes of the wood, a carpentry experience that guarantees the structural quality of each piece. We’re the result of the best possible combination: innovation and experience. Moody is definitive. It is a synthesis of the austerity of a wood cabin, with the structural...

Brandy, an enveloping design

Two geometries – circle and square – that join in a smooth transition through the continuous line of the back and arms. Brandy is the result of a good design developed by the best technique. Wood and upholstery blend and express the essence of our identity. Brandy is comfortable and very versatile. Its different bases and finishes offer extraordinary customization possibilities, making it ideal for all types of environments and projects.

Duos, an essential design

Beyond being practical or comfortable, functional or austere, even more than its aesthetic or formal value, some objects are valued for their ability to become part of our memory. We identify them without effort, they seem anonymous, but it is us that, over time, make them irreplaceable and give them special attention. Duos belongs to this category. It presents itself as an object of use, essential and kind, that integrates into our day to day activities without problems. However, the design is a result of an intense formal pursuit. Duos is...

Reverse, a sculptural form

A clear, emphatic and singular form under a blanket of light without losing prominence. This combination is also a play on materials, textures and colors. Reverse bases have a sculptural presence and great versatility. They can be installed indoors and outdoors. Used alone, in pairs to support a large table top, and also forming groups in collective projects. Its range of finishes is as wide as its integration possibilities, all of which makes Reverse an icon in all types of environments.

Siesta, a place to dream

We dream of a place to rest, talk or read that is both inspiring and relaxing. A place that helps us disconnect and where we want to recuperate at the end of the day. Siesta constructs that atmosphere. Its cozy and comfortable mass floats on a light linear frame. Its name, Siesta, directly responds to what it evokes. Siesta is tremendously versatile and seamlessly integrates into indoor and outdoor environments. Whatever the size of its configuration, with more or less modules, it is harmonious and welcoming.

Serena Teak, the intersection of craftsmanship and nature

Serena is an essential design, it star feature is the material from which it is constructed, a beautiful teak wood that invites it to be touched. It transmits solidity and nobility, capturing admiring looks and defines its surroundings. To the material value of solid wood, Serena crosses the direct intervention of the artisan’s hand. The weaving is made entirely by hand with the latest generation materials that guarantee durability in exterior applications. The synthesis of constructive precision, craftsmanship and wood make Serena a warm chair...

The expression of a search

We like working with designers; it’s a way to connect our values with the perspectives of different creators. If one thing defines our evolution, it’s our commitment to design. This commitment has translated to numerous national and international prizes, like the National Design Prize 2007, the most prestigious of all prizes awarded in our country to companies that consider design central to their innovation strategy. Each year, we also hold an international design competition aimed at young designers, which this year celebrated its 15th edition. It’s our way of...

Patricia Urquiola introduces Nuez Chair

Enveloping, suggestive, warm and technological. This is how she presented her new design in the Chicago showroom. Nuez is the result of her second collaboration with Andreu World, after the Nub collection. It was one of the most popular designs at Chicago’s NeoCon, a major international event in the corporate and office furniture sector held June 12th to 14th. Insomuch of being awarded the first prize in the Hospitality/Seating category of the HiP Awards presented by the influential American magazine Interior Design. Patricia Urquiola with her Nuez chair...

Meet the Jury of the 2017 Contest

The XVII edition of the Andreu World International Design Contest will feature a panel of prestigious professionals linked to the world of design. The industrial designer Alfredo Häberli, architect Benedetta Tagliabue, Robert Thiemann editor-in-chief of FRAME magazine, art critic Maria de Corral, and journalist Alvaro Castro will be in charge of deciding who will be the winners of this year’s competition. Design projects for this year’s edition may be submitted until November 24th. The contest is open to both students and design professionals, regardless of...

Trenza, the pleasure of fresh air life

We belong to a culture that is illuminated by the Mediterranean sun and bound to the sea and to nature, and we feel that we can offer our interpretation of the pleasure of life in the fresh air. This is how Andreu World Outdoor was born. A new avenue that synthesizes desirable everyday life outdoors. It is a recollection of the sun, the breeze, the siesta by the water. The result of these shared images and feelings fits perfectly into different architectural settings and specific uses. This harmonic concept translates into an extensive, integrated range of...

Pillow, the construction of comfort

Pillow has the novelty of a construction kit. A series of pieces that appear to be geometrically simple fit together. They are soft volumes embedded in a discreet and stable base. Pillow integrates a very elaborate work of woodworking that favors its ergonomic and comfortable character. Pillow, available in chair, armchair and lounge chair, always maintains contained and harmonic proportions. This character, both kind and discreet, makes Pillow a very comfortable collection that seamlessly integrates into residential or commercial environments.

Save the date: Fiesta NeoCon

Save the date: Fiesta NeoCon. On June 12 from 4.30 to 8.00 p.m. we look forward to seeing you at our Chicago showroom to celebrate with you our new collections.Please join us for the Andreu World Fiesta. This year’s event will feature traditional Spanish tapas and wine along with a very special live music performance. Fiesta NeoCon June 12 4.30pm-8pm Andreu World Showroom 10th Floor Suite 10-132 Merchadise Mart

Lineal, the search for the rational

Lineal is a clear image, a synthesis perfectly expressed through a stroke of curved oak, suspended in the air thanks to a fine metal line. Lineal forms a graphic composition that is both suggestive and minimal: a soft curve framed by a line. Lineal is an entire system. It encompasses side chairs, armchairs and lounge chairs with or without arms, and with leather upholstered or oak veneered plywood seats. Its range of bases includes sled and cantilever chromed steel with four solid beech wood legs, and a central aluminum base with five fixed and moving...

NeoCon 2017 | Come and discover our new collections

Andreu World invites you to discover our new collections at NeoCon 2017. We look forward to welcoming you. Save the date: Please join us for the Andreu World Fiesta. This year’s event will feature traditional Spanish tapas and wine along with a very special live music performance. Visit us on the 10th Floor Suite 10-132 Merchandise Mart Plaza Fiesta NeoCon June 12 4.30pm-8pm

Submit your video to the Design Contest

Did you know that you can submit a video about your design project? This year we want to spur more participation in our International Design Contest which is in its 17th edition. Therefore, we want to encourage all our contestants to present a short video, explaining in a creative way their design project, because we know that no one better than the creator can explain all the details and work put into the project. In the video, participants can tell us about the inspiration or idea, the materials used, the creation process or make a brief “making-of” of...

New designs: Reverse Lounge cement

The Reverse program, an icon of elegance, is now available both in its standard height and in its Lounge option – with a lower base, for informal meetings accompanied by lounge chairs – in a high-end cement finish, which provides a material and architectural appearance to any project. Like the rest of the collection, connectivity is available, housed in its interior and multimedia outputs. The Reverse Conference and Reverse Conference Lounge versions with cement finishes are available in tabletop sizes from 1400 x 1400 mm / 55in. x 55in. to...

Get inspired and participate in the Design Contest

The latest edition of the Andreu World Contest is off and running. It is our pleasure to present you with this year’s poster, celebrating the 17th year of the competition. Participants have until November, 24th 2017 to enter this projects into this year’s contest. Students and professionals from the world over can participate by submitting their seat or table design. Each piece will be evaluated for its innovation in areas such as eco-design, sustainability, technology, and efficiency in manufacturing. A jury of design and architecture professionals will...

Milan: Come meet our new collections

See you at Salone Internazionale del Mobile. Andreu World invites you to discover our new collections 2017 in Milan. We look forward to seeing you there. We look forward to seeing you at: Salone Internazionale del Mobile Pav. 7 stand F27-F29

The Brandy armchair, in the "World's Best Interior Design Restaurant"

The German Gymnasium, a restaurant in London designed by Conran and Partners has beenrecognized with awards for the best designed restaurants and bars in the world: the 2016 Restaurant amp; Bar Design Awards. Located in the heart of London, German Gymnasium is a European-inspired restaurant that can be found in King's Cross. Chosen as the most beautiful restaurant in the world due to its impressive design and a very elegant and British interior, this new space created by Conran amp; Partners generates a warm and inviting atmosphere that permits the...

Raglan reinterprets the upholstered bench for public areas

The Raglan collection offers new versions of the one, two and three seater benches. In search of new furniture solutions, the Raglan collection, designed by Piorgiorgio Cazzaniga, presents new interpretations of the upholstered bench, that add to the benefits of this program composed of modular sofas of one, two and three seater and auxiliary tables. With a pure design of architectural lines, the Raglan benches offer exceptional comfort to the user of its upholstered fixtures. With different heights and dimensions, Raglan adapts to the available space and...

The Trenza armchairs, at the design awarded Blue Wave Bar

The 34 people who are part of the jury of the best designed restaurants and bars in the world and their decision has been clear, the most beautiful bar in the world is in Barcelona. The Blue Wave, the OneOcean Club cocktail bar - a stylish club that also has a restaurant and wellness center. TheBlue Waveis located on the water's edge in the port in Barcelona. Its interior recreates a wave about to break and envelops the clients in a marine environment full of shades and reflections. For this environment, Andreu World Outdoor collections could not be...

Centro, a university furnished with our collections

Located on one of the main arteries of Mexico, D.C., the new Centro Constituyentes university campus is one of the most innovative and internationally recognized architectural spaces. Designed by Enrique Norten and his firm TEN Arquitectos, the new campus was designed and built to LEED Platinum sustainability standards. The campus welcomes you with a monumental staircase, the work of artist Jan Hendrix and its structure is conceived from juxtaposing volumes where the elements of a creative process converge to receive more than 2,500 students....

Barkas, a new IT Gastronomic Experience

BarKas is the private, corporate restaurant at the headquarters of Kaspersky Laboratory — one of the largest firms in the field of information security — in Moscow, Russia. (The name Kas is short for Kaspersky, the founder of the company.) The story of this restaurant project is amazing. Near the end of the construction of the headquarters, already equipped with large amenities areas such as rest areas, gymnasium, well-equipped underground parking for cars, electric vehicles and bicycles, meeting rooms, etc., it was determined that the development was...

The new and welcoming Sonos office in Boston

In recent years the Sonos has been at the forefront of the wireless speaker market making a name for themselves by taking innovation to the next level. Their new offices in Boston had to be as state-of-the-art as the audio products they sell. To achieve that goal, Sonos contracted IA Interior Architects who carefully analyzed the manner in which the brand operates and how the people work in order to create a new vision for their workplace. Based on the people’s experience and the well-being of their employees, Sonos’ new offices sought to integrate the...

"Greenery": the new color of the year

Some of our most iconic collections, such as the Sail and Flex, have incorporated the new green mango color into their palette. This fresh, clean and attractive tone evokes the delicate yet vibrate naturalness of the tropical fruit. Greenery is the new color of the Year. Or at least, this is what Pantone has decided, which has chosen the 2017 color of the year. This new natural, refreshing, flexible, yellow-green tone according to the international leader of the color that has chosen it for its naturalness as symbol of change and new beginnings...

First Prize: 2016 Design Contest

The winning design of this year can be a chair, a bench or a table at the same time. The table project created by Rameshwor Pons from Mataró (Barcelona-Spain) has won the first prize of this year. The jury has highlighted its versatility, functionality and the application in areas of collaboration and work. Its design solves in one single piece and with a single movement the different uses and typologies of furniture: seating or table. It is a multifunctional design that brings together a constructive complexity in the curving of the wood, whose movement...

Jasper Morrison evaluates the projects submitted for this year's edition

As a juror of the 2016 Design Contest, the designer Jasper Morrison, who has been work with Andreu World for a number of years, provided his particular point of view on the projects submitted for this year's edition. After analyzing the models presented, in search of the what he calls “good design, Morrison commented that in his decision, when it came time to select the better projects I had to take into account the comfort, durability and practical use, being at the the same time simple for production and maintaining a measure correct of the different...

Celebrating the 2016 Design Contest Awards

The School of Design of Valencia (EASD) hosted the delivery of the 2016 Design Contest Awards. Design, jazz music and an exhibition with the winning models of the last years came together during the award ceremony. The members of the jury, Mariela Buendía, Director of Design at Gensler México, the architect Fran Silvestre; The chef (Star Michelin) Ricard Camarena and the journalist of Fuera de Serie magazine, Ana Ramírez, announced the winners of this year before more than a hundred guests and students of the EASD school. As president of the...

The Jury chooses the best projects of seating and tables

We have the winners of 2016! The jury has chosen the best seating and table projects.The jury - composed of Mariela Buendía, Director of Design at Gensler Mexico, the architect Fran Silvestre; Michelin star chef Ricard Camarena; journalist of Fuera de Serie magazineAna Ramirez and designer Jasper Morrison - evaluated the 200 projects submitted and after much deliberation selected the best projects. Each proposal was assessed on its design, presentation, and innovation and after careful consideration two winners and four honorable mentions were...

Second prize: 2016 Design Contest

A design with multiple possibilities. This is the key of theMakila table projectofAlcides FarjefromDonostia (Guipuzcoa-Spain), winner of the second prize of the Design Contest. Its balance, harmony and singularity have been some of the aspects highlighted by the jury of this edition, who valued especially its industrial vision and its ability to personalize and adapt to any environment from the outset. The Makila table also stands out for its ability to create different pieces in one piece. Makila in Euskera is the word that is used to define the support...

Best of Year Winner Award for Reverse Lounge

The Reverse Lounge collection has been recognized as Interior Design’s 2016 Best of Year Award winner in the Furniture: Contract/Side Tables category. The Best of Year Awards honor the very best products and projects in international design across a wide variety of categories. Conceived by Piergorgio Cazzaniga and developed for collaborative uses, the Reverse Lounge moves beyond the conventional by offering a new intermediate height table base designed for more informal and relaxed applications. This piece combines seamlessly with lounge chairs, it is an...

Level Certification, another step forward in our sustainability journey

Andreu World has obtained the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers’ (BIFMA) level® certification. This internationally recognized certification program has been created to provide an open and transparent means of assessing the environmental and social impacts of furniture products. Currently, level® is the most rigorous sustainability and environmental impact certification program within the international furniture industry. To achieve the certification, Andreu World had to demonstrate compliance with the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture...

Architects' Lounge, communal workspace and collaboration zone

Andreu World furnished this exclusive space at Orgatec 2016.Meeting tables and ergonomic seating were installed in the hall 10.2, just a few steps from our stand.The ORGATEC meeting point exclusively for architects, was very busy during all Orgatec. Designed by the international Spierenburg studio, Architects' Loungewas a place for sharing ideas, take a break from all the hustle and bustle and enjoy a tasty snack. Andreu World equipped this year the space, divided in different areas: A lounge area with and ergonomic seats of Alya...

Andreu World opens a new showroom in Washington, D.C.

Andreu World celebrated the grand opening of its new Washington, D.C. showroom in November. The new space – that joins the brand’s existing showrooms in Chicago, New York and San Francisco –provide from now on architects, designers and clients an expansive exhibition and work space with versatile furniture solutions. The new space is situated in the Georgetown district – 1010 Wisconsin Avenue -, the ideal location for the presentation of the new Andreu World collections. A selection of Andreu World brand furnishings is displayed in the interior, along with the...

Last call for the 2016 Design Contest

There are only two weeks left to submit your design for this year’s competition. The contest is open to both design students and professionals, regardless of age. Don’t miss this opportunity, submission closes on November 25th. The contest in open to both students and design professionals, regardless of age. The aim of the competition is to design a seat or table with sustainability and innovation being keys values for consideration. Are you searching for inspiration? Don't miss our video. All of the information about the contest, rules and briefings,...

International Certification in Ecodesign

Andreu World has obtained EN ISO 14006 certification, an internationally recognized ecodesign accreditation. It is applicable to all of our products, allowing us to provide sustainable furnishing solutions, that have been manufactured optimizing its energy consumption in the production phase and are the result of an improvement in the other processes of finishing, painting, packaging and logistics. EN ISO 14006 is a globally recognized standard guaranteeing that all of the products have been manufactured utilizing production practices that minimize the...

Meet our Jury 2016: Fran Silvestre

Meet the jury of this year’s International Design Content. We introduce you to Spanish architect Fran Silvestre. A relatively new name in the world of architecture but has already developed an impressive portfolio. Fran Silvestre (born 5 July 1976) is a Spanish architect. After having graduated in Architecture at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Valencia in 2001, he specialized in urban planning at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven a year later. Then, he won a scholarship to work at the studio of the Pritzker Prize architect from...

A new showroom opening in Tokyo

Andreu World has opened the doors of its new brand showroom in Tokyo. The new facilities will provide architects, designers and clients a large exhibition space and work with different furniture solutions. The exhibition space - distributed in a spacious loft with an area of ​​150 square-meters- is located at Minami Aoyama area, where the majority of the furniture and design brands are located. Inside a selection of furniture Andreu World brand will display, along with the latest collections from international designers such as Patricia Urquiola, Lievore...

Andreu World presents is healthcare collections

Andreu World presents its new healthcare collections that provide furniture solutions for residential and healthcare applications. This proposal encompasses chairs, armchairs, lounge chairs, sofas and tables, developed with materials resistant to the wear, hygiene and maintenance demands of these environments. Design, comfort, functionality and ergonomics meet in this selection of contemporary designs that seek to provide a welcoming and warm atmosphere. Therefore, they are designed for the wellbeing of people and for the comfort of caregivers and...

Meet the jury of the 2016 Design Contest

The winners of the 2016 Design Contest will be selected by a group of the most prestigious international architects, journalists, designers and chefs. Andreu World proudly presents this year’s jury: Mariela Buendía, Gensler Director of Design, architect Fran Silvestre, Michelin star chef Ricard Camarena, Ana Ramírez, journalist and designer Jasper Morrison. Projects will be accepted for this year’s competition until November 25th. The contest in open to both students and design professionals, regardless of age. The aim of the competition is to design a...

Stories to read while seated at Casa Camper

A chair and a book have a lot in common. To illustrate this we celebrated the launch of the book Stories to read while seated on September 20th atCasa Camper in Barcelona. Published by Andreu World in celebration of its 60th anniversary, the book is comprised of a series of short stories in which the protagonist is always a chair. The narratives were created by a colorful selection of writers: Mercedes Abad, Ramón de España, Alicia Giménez Bartlett, Rosa Regàs, Juan Tallónand Mauricio Wiesenthal. Each one in its own style and with total creative freedom,...

Video: Design is hard, but it's worth the effort

To design is complex, especially when you have portions of an idea or a multitude of them. In all design, the creative process is perhaps the most significant act, the moment where the ideas begin to be sketched, the origin of what is to come. This internal work involves an emotional and technical burden in which a multitude of experiences, places and memories are involved. To distill everything is to arrive at a concept, widening, organizing and defining lines, volumes and ways to see it materialized in a product requires skill and perseverance....

Photo Tour: 12th First Look at the New York Design Center

Andreu World participated on July 20th in the 12th annual #200LexFirstLook event organized by New York Design Center in partnership with Interior Design. Over 1,500 principals, architects, and designers from New York City's established and emerging firms came to explore the new product showcase. Andreu World’s space in the New York Design Center will be filled with the new designs, colors, and textures that inspire the latest collection created by designers such as Jasper Morrison, Patricia Urquiola, Lievore Altherr Molina and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga. This...

Save the date for First Look NYDC on July 20th

Save the date for First Look NYDC on July 20th. The permanent New York showroom is preparing to showcase the new 2016 collections that are brought together for First Look, an event organized together with Interior Design Magazine that has become a “preview” of the new furniture solutions introduced in the East Coast North American market. Andreu World’s space in the New York Design Center will be filled with the new designs, colors, and textures that inspire the latest collection created by designers such as Jasper Morrison, Patricia Urquiola, Lievore Altherr...

Climate Change in Architecture

What doPierre de Meuron, Rem Koolhass, Iñaki Abalos or Bjarke Ingels have in common? They took part in the fourth Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad Conference. This year’s meeting was titled “Architecture: Climate Change” and challenged participates to rethink space and way in which we live in today’s architecture….and why not in the design of our furniture. Andreu World sponsored this event which has become one of the most important events in the world of architecture. It also served as a platform to launch the new video and the 2016 International Design...

Outdoor collection for sustainable living

Our concept of al fresco living is not limited to just the country or the beach. We believe that you can enjoy the sun and the breeze on a patio or garden whether it is located in the middle of the city or at your favorite restaurant. Andreu World Outdoor takes that idea and combines it with the nature of the exterior and the comfort of the interior. The inspiration for the Andreu World Outdoor collections remains nature with a clearly contemporary point of view. They are functional, comfortable and elegant designs that can be used in both private and...

Get inspired and participate in the Design Contest

The main phase of the annual Andreu World Design Contest is under way. Regular registration is now open through December 2016. During this time we invite the international design community to submit their best works to the communication design competition. From chairs, armchairs, stools and tables, all different typologies of seating and tables are welcome to compete. What are we looking for in a design? The international jury, composed each year by professionals from the creative sectors of architecture, design and media, review and select designs that...

The Couvé sofa awarded prestigious 2016 Red Dot Award

The winning design Couvé sofá, created by Italian designer Piergiorgio Cazzaniga,has been selected from nearly 5,000 designs by a professional jury consisting of 40 members. Couvé was born as a contemporary proposal respectful of the aesthetic tradition of classic sofa and lounge chair collections. The jury highlighted “its appearance, which integrates a subtle work with distinct elements that make up the model: the angles of the legs, back, seat and, ultimately, the entire architecture”. The Couvé is available in lounge chair, armchair and two and...

Milan: come meet the 2016 Collections

We look forward to seeing you from 12 to 17 April in Milan. Come and visit us at Pav 7 stand F27-F29 and discover our new collections 2016, created by Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, Lievore Altherr Molina and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga. Milan 2016 12-17 April 2016 Pav. 7 - F27 F29 New solutions in innovative designs that explore the possibilities of materials, keeping alive our tradition as woodmakers and continuing to cultivate theartisanal culture that has defined us for 60 years.

We look forward to seeing you at Feria Valencia

From February 1st to 5th will be participating in Feria Habitat Valencia (Hall 6 level 2, stand G119). This first meeting of the year with the industry will serve to showcase the latest designs of chairs, sofas, armchairs, conference and occasional tables designed for residential, corporate, institutional spaces and hospitality. For this year’s event, Andreu World prepares an exhibition proposal based on different types of lifestyles while utilizing the latest collections from designers such as Patricia Urquiola, Lievore Altherr Molina and...

Andreu World presents the winners of the 15th International Design Contest

For this year’s contest, 200 projects were submitted from contestants and schools from around the world. This year’s jury consisted of architects Carlos Ferrater, Guzman de Yarza and Fernando Salas, trustee of the Fundacion Arquitectura y Sociedad (Architecture and Society Foundation) Marta Fernandez Castro and editor of Nuevo Estilo (New Style) magazine Pilar Barrio. The contest awards a first prize of 3,000 euros (4,000 US$) and a second prize of 1,000 euros (1,500 US$). Additionally, four honorable mentions were bestowed. On December...

Alya, an invitation to comfort

In this new video, we show you the delicate work of upholstery and natural finishes of the leather work, envolving Alya lounge chair, designed by Lievore Altherr Molina. Alya is an invitation to comfort. As part of our evolution, we have developed entirely upholstered pieces. Alya is a perfect example of this line of work. It’s a design that transmits the attention paid to details and upholstering created like ‘a made to measure suit’. Comfort is achieved through a careful study of ergonomics, strengthened by latest generation foams, which offer fantastic...

Flex and Reverse, Recipients of "Best of Year" Award

The Flex Executive and Reverse Occasional collections have received two honorable mentions in the Best of Year Awards given out by the prestigious American magazine Interior Design. With more than 80 years of history, it is one of the most influential publications in the field of design, architecture and interior design. Each year, Interior Design presents the Best of Year Awards to the best products from the American and international markets. This past December 3rd almost 1,000 people from the design community gathered in Frank Gehry’s IAC Building...

Save the Date | December, 10th: Design Contest Awards

Thursday, December 10th 17:30 h Escuela EASD Calle del Pintor Domingo, 20 46001 Valencia On Thursday December 10th we invite you to a very special event at the School of Arts and Design of Valencia (EASD). Join us at the XV Awards Design Contest and visit the exhibition Chairs: 60 years, with the winning projects and the most international Andreu World designs. We look forward to seeing you!

60 years: Celebrating Design

Since 1955 our passion for design and love of detail has led us to create innovative and sustainable products that allow people to healthily and intelligently enjoy the spaces that they inhabit. Today we celebrate 60 years of designing durable furniture solutions for work, pleasure, and life. From a small carpentry workshop where the artisan craftsmanship was learned by skilled hands through contact with wood, the center point of our industrial culture has been maintained and improved. It is a culture focused on research, technological development,...

London Capital City Design

In September the design industry gathered for the London Design Festival amp; Design Junction. This event serves to welcome the new fall season and brings with it a vibrant mix of expositions and events dedicated to design, culture, and art. The epicenter for international designers, architects, and specifiers was Old Saint Martin’s Church which was also where Andreu World presented its latest collections. The product selection for this year’s event included a fusion of soft seating with the new Raglan models, designed by Piergiorgio Cazzaniga, the rocker...

Extra, ingenuity and versatility

Restaurants, meeting rooms, offices, waiting rooms, homes, study centers, lounges... Each of these spaces requires a distinct solution, tailored to the max. A major part of our work lies in the search for these solutions and includes finding and using new materials, improving technical solutions and extending our offer of finishes to the fullest. We employ a wide range of materials, from ultrafine ceramic, which is highly resistant to the most adverse conditions – including the elements – to aluminum that is extruded and lacquered through a process originally...

Meet the 2015 International Design Contest Jury

For the 2015 Design Contest we have enlisted the creativity of designers, the precisions of architects and the prestige of one of Spain’s most popular decoration and lifestyle magazines. The XV Andreu World International Design Contest will feature a prestigious jury of international professionals from the fields of architecture, design, interior design and the press. Architects Carlos Ferrater, Fernando Salas and Guzman de Yarza, Director of the Master in Work Space Design at IE School of Architecture and Design, journalist Pilar Barrio, Editor in Chief of...

Next Event | The London Design Festival

In September London will be the next stop for the latest Andreu World collections. The London Design Festival is an annual event that brings together London’s contract and residential design community. Andreu World will present the new 2015 collections originally launched in Milan. New textures, materials and designs for armchairs, sectional sofas, ottomans, and seats for workplaces and public-private spaces will compose the Andreu World’s exhibition space at Design Junction. Save the date: September 24 – 27 at The College at 12-42 Southampton Row (stand...

Discover the new 2015 collections!

New colors, textures, materials and innovative lounge seating, conference chairs, and meeting and occasional tables for corporate environments.These are just some of the highlights from the new 2015 collections which have been presented at this year’s most prominent international trade shows and events. At every occasion Andreu World received a positive response from the industry and community of designers and architects. This year we have expanded and reinforced some of our most iconic collections with pieces that are conducive to new uses, new aesthetics,...

3 Gold and 1 Silver Award for the new Collections 2015

Andreu World has received 4 awards for the new collections presented atNeoCon trade fair held from 15 to 17 June in Chicago. NeoCon is the United States most important furniture and habitat professional trade fair. Its annual celebration gathers more than 40,000 visitors and 700 exhibitors in the Merchandise Mart building, venue where Andreu World has a permanent showroom. The Flex Executive seating collection, designed by Piergiorgio Cazzaniga, has been awarded the Gold Award for the Best seat in the Conference Seating category. Its specific design...

New website, new experiences

More visual, easier to operate, and totally interactive for the user. The new website permits visitors to navigate the new sections of “Workspaces”, “Home” and “Hotels + Restaurants” to find the products best suited for each project type. New tools such as the online product configurator offers professional solutions for all product typologies in real time. Additionally, the “Professionals” section provides all materials and technical data needed by furniture specifiers including 2D/3D drawings and images of each chair and table collection. Under...

Flex Corporate, finalist of the "2014 Best of Year" Awards

The Flex Corporate collection, designed by Piergiorgio Cazzaniga, has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Best of Year Awards, organized by the U.S. magazine Interior Design, which recognizes the best products and projects from industry and interior design for this year. This year's winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony that will take place on Thursday 4 December in New York. Flex Corporate has been designed for extended use in public spaces. Thanks to the attractive range of colors that are available, the needs of each space are met offering...

And the Red Dot Award winner is...

The Ronda chair, designed by Lievore Altherr Molina, was one of the 2014 Red Dot Award recipients. This prize is an international benchmark for design trends and innovation in the areas of automotive, technology, furniture… The Red Dot is a showcase of objects utilized in our daily lives. Since its inception in 1955, these awards have recognized designers, manufacturers and high profile global brands. A professional jury composed of 40 members, has selected the Ronda collection from 4,815 products competing in many different categories. As publicized...

Ecology and sustainability of wood

According to the organizationWWF Adena a very high percentage of international consumption of the wood comes from regions where illegal and unsustainable logging are internationally recognized, such as the Amazon, the Congo Basin, Southeast Asia, Europe This problem and Russia. The use of non-certified wood can have a negative impact on forests, especially for those species that are threatened or that come from regions affected by poor forest management, illegal logging and deforestation. A poor wood selection contributes to the disappearance of forests, where...

Smile, an attitude for life

For almost 60 years, we have evolved in harmony with the times, to offer the practical and esthetic solutions in demand all over the world. We have succeeded thanks to our flexible yet firm attitude. Flexible in regards to the product and the constant improvements we make to our work. Firm in how we value and respect artisanal tradition in harmony with the latest technology that we incorporate into our production processes, and in maintaining quality in the details as our ultimate goal. Year after year, we have globalized without ever losing our local essence....

Best of NeoCon

The Flex Corporate and Raglan sofa both received the Best of NeoCon Gold Award in 2014, the highest distinction in their respective Conference Seating and Sofa and Lounge categories. Jasper Morrison’s Unos chair won a Silver Award in the category of Stackable Chairs. Considered the Oscar of American design, the competition serves as a barometer of the state of industrial design. The Best of NeoCon Awards are the most recognized prize of the U.S. market and has a prestigious reputation throughout the world. These awards are presented during the NeoCon...

How to win a Compasso D'Oro award

Andreu World is one of the few foreign furniture brands to receive this esteemed design award presented by the ADI Italian Industrial Design Society. Since its conception in 1954, the Compasso d’Oro awards are one of the most prestigious international design prizes and the highest honor given in Italy for product design. These awards are the hallmark of “Made in Italy” and the Italian design brand, therefore are only presented to brands, designers and products of Italy. However Andreu World has recently obtained this honor thanks to the Sail chair. This chair...

How to eco-design a chair

The Ronda chair has been one of our first designs to be reworked following eco-design criteria. Unsustainable consumption, besides being damaging to nature, is a very expensive means to the end. We are increasingly committed to ecological design or eco-design which allows us to offer products created with a smaller impact to the environment and better lifecycle. How is this done? For Andreu World, we start with an existing chair design, such as the Ronda, we reworked the piece using eco-design strategies supported by the international standard ISO 14006. The...
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