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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...

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...

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...

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...
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