Designers

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.

New showroom opening in India

At the beginning of October, a new showroom in Bangalore opened its doors. After Delhi, Pune and Hyderabad, Andreu World adds a new space in India. The space - distributed in a three-storey building - is located in the heart of the capital. Inside, a selection of the latest Andreu World collections created by international designers such as Patricia Urquiola, Lievore Altherr Molina, Jasper Morrison or Piergiorgio Cazzaniga. The interior design of the exhibition area is designed so that visitors can satisfy any solution or need of...

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...

Jasper Morrison and Duos collection meet in Tokyo

On June 2nd, the Andreu World’s Tokyo showroom hosted a design workshop with Jasper Morrison to introduce the details of the new collections and products for workspace, hospitality, outdoor and residential projects. This workshop brought together designers, interior designers and architects to celebrate the latest collections and products of the contemporary furniture manufacturer with more than 60 years of experience in the industry.The event was held at the Andreu World’s showroom in Tokyo, which was inaugurated in 2016 and is located in the Minami Aoyama...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Red Dot Award for Reverse Conference table

The Reverse Conference Table, designed by Piergiorgio Cazzaniga, has been recognized with the prestigious 2015 Red Dot Design Award for the best product design. Elegant, adaptive and collaborative, Reverse is a versatile table program based on a mix and match philosophy, offering a variety of table tops in different sizes and finishes that allow different configurations. The Red Dot design award is one of the most prestigious international design awards given annually in Essen (Germany), headquarters of the institution. The aim of the award is to highlight...

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...

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....

Lineal by Lievore Altherr Molina

Lievore Altherr Molina The search for the rational Each design elicits the search for all its possibilities and asks us to constantly improve it in terms of comfort, finishes and adaptability. This process keeps our relationship alive with each of our products. It is a way to use our resources with intelligence. We depend on our own resources throughout our entire working process, from the procurement of the raw materials all the way through to the finishes. We maintain and improve them through a continuous investment in advanced technology and...

Nub, the expression of a search

We like working with designers; it’s a way to connect our values with the perspectives of different creative minds. If one thing defines our evolution, it’s our commitment to design. This commitment has translated to numerous national and international prizes, like the 2007 National Design Prize, 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, this year we celebrated its 15th edition. It’s our...

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 domestic or commercial spaces. Alya is an invitation to comfort. It is a great support upon which to...

Tao, a powerful sign

Lievore Altherr Molina All furniture ends up forming part of a specific context, of an architecture, in function of which it plays a different role. It may be integrated or emphasized, but we always perceive it as a whole. That’s why architecture is a fundamental and constant benchmark for us. We collaborate closely with architects and interior designers because they help us to discover new areas in which to integrate our products and they open our eyes to new customization possibilities for each project. We have collaborated with prestigious...

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 special and unique perspective on our work. We see our existence 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 belonging shared by all those that make up Andrew World and who –in many cases– form part of our family generation...

RDL, the details are key

Precision is synonymous with quality, and that’s why we refine each of our processes to the maximum, from the origin of the materials to the production and manufacturing system of every single item.We organize the production and logistical processes through a rigorous quality control system, developed over the course of 60 years, which permits us to offer a five-year quality guarantee on all our products. The wood, the essential material in all our production, comes from our forests, controlled through a custody protocol that includes planting, logging and...
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