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International Design Contest: New materials

In its challenge to introduce new materials and promote an innovative, sustainable and versatile design, the nineteenth edition of the contest is a special collaboration with the Danish textile house Kvadrat. This year, designers are asked to use their upholstery catalog in their presentations. Proposals can include a variety of seats, from chairs and armchairs to stools, benches and sofas. From the beginning, Andreu World chose the chair as the design object because it has the greatest capacity of any individual furniture to reinvent itself. For those who...

Iconic chairs at Mallorca's Official College of Architects

The design and architecture have met during this month of June at the headquarters of the College of Architects of Mallorca with the presentation of the book Chairs and the exhibition on iconic designs of Andreu World, which houses the headquarters of the Official College of Architects of the Balearic Islands (COAIB). The exhibition includes creations by Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, Lievore Altherr Molina and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga, among others. The inaugural act of the exhibition was attended by the dean of COAIB, Marta Vall·Llossera, and the COAIB...

2001-2018: A retrospective of 18 editions of the Design Contest.

Past, present and future of design go hand-in-hand in the International Design Contest, which has turned 18 years old, surely making it one of the longest-lived, and is unique in its specialty, the design of seats and tables. To celebrate, we have prepared a publication that brings together its trajectory and history from 2001 to 2018. The publication brings together the history our Design Contest's almost 20 years - from the basis and briefing to the award-winning projects and the graphic image - and aims to serve as a source of inspiration and...

The book Chairs and the exhibition of iconic designs, at the COAIB Mallorca

The Col.legi d'Arquitectes (COAIB) of Mallorca is the setting chosen by Andreu World and Editorial Gustavo Gili to present Chairs, a book that reviews the master creations that have marked a before and after in the history of design and, same time, of humanity. Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, throughout 16 chapters, walks us through the chairs of the industrial age as the famous chairs in Tonet series, manifesto chairs like those of Gerrit Th. Rietveld and Mies van der Rohe, or the chairs of technological ostentation and postmodernist formalist, where they stand out by their...

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...

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....
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