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 October 2018  Celebrating the Bridgford House by Robin Boyd (1954)   Robin Boyd's 'Bridgford House' (1954) is an architectural ode to reflection and simplicity. Alongside the homes owner and architect Maggie Edmond, KFive+Kinnarps had the honour of co-hosting a special brunch event to celebrate the legacy of Boyd’s iconic design.

October 2018
Celebrating the Bridgford House by Robin Boyd (1954)

Robin Boyd's 'Bridgford House' (1954) is an architectural ode to reflection and simplicity. Alongside the homes owner and architect Maggie Edmond, KFive+Kinnarps had the honour of co-hosting a special brunch event to celebrate the legacy of Boyd’s iconic design.

 September 2018  Green Furniture Concepts Spring/Summer 2019 Palette   From bold, uplifting tones, to soothing, natural shades, Green Furniture Concepts colours for Spring/Summer 2019 capture the vitality of the seasons to come. Each of these eye-catching tones reflects an aspect of nature that individuals take to heart.

September 2018
Green Furniture Concepts
Spring/Summer 2019 Palette

From bold, uplifting tones, to soothing, natural shades, Green Furniture Concepts colours for Spring/Summer 2019 capture the vitality of the seasons to come. Each of these eye-catching tones reflects an aspect of nature that individuals take to heart.

 September 2018  Nordic Care Behind The Product: Be A Part Of   Have you ever wondered how a product idea is born? It can sometimes take an extensive collection of life experiences to inspire even the most simple of designs. This month highlight the inspiring story behind ‘Be A Part Of’ designed by Ella Westlund. This product is now available through Nordic Care.

September 2018
Nordic Care
Behind The Product: Be A Part Of

Have you ever wondered how a product idea is born? It can sometimes take an extensive collection of life experiences to inspire even the most simple of designs. This month highlight the inspiring story behind ‘Be A Part Of’ designed by Ella Westlund. This product is now available through Nordic Care.

 
 August 2018  I AM WOMAN  Isabelle Toland, Co-Director Aileen Sage Architects   An interview series dedicated to celebrating the achievement of our fellow business women. This month, we are excited to welcome Isabelle Toland. We speak with Isabelle about founding her studio in Sydney and the things she has learnt along the way. Plus we get the inside scoop on the Venice Biennale. Be inspired by Isabelle's stories with KFive+Kinnarps.

August 2018
I AM WOMAN
Isabelle Toland, Co-Director Aileen Sage Architects

An interview series dedicated to celebrating the achievement of our fellow business women. This month, we are excited to welcome Isabelle Toland. We speak with Isabelle about founding her studio in Sydney and the things she has learnt along the way. Plus we get the inside scoop on the Venice Biennale. Be inspired by Isabelle's stories with KFive+Kinnarps.

 August 2018  KFive+Kinnarps Speaker Series  Behind the Biennale   In reflection of Biennale’s past and present, KFive+Kinnarps welcomed guests for a behind the scenes view of the Venice Biennale and uncovered the inner workings of three prominent Biennale contributors. We were honoured to hear from John Wardle, Isabelle Toland and Maria Panettieri and our MC Astrid Jenkin.

August 2018
KFive+Kinnarps Speaker Series
Behind the Biennale

In reflection of Biennale’s past and present, KFive+Kinnarps welcomed guests for a behind the scenes view of the Venice Biennale and uncovered the inner workings of three prominent Biennale contributors. We were honoured to hear from John Wardle, Isabelle Toland and Maria Panettieri and our MC Astrid Jenkin.

 August 2018  Nikari x KFive+Kinnarps   A KFive+Kinnarps Designer Wins Young Designer of the Year 2018   Congratulations Antrei Hartikainen! Antrei is a young Finnish master cabinetmaker living in Fiskars. His work combines traditional carpentry techniques with modern designs. In 2015 he designed the Skandinavia Coat Rack for Nikari.

August 2018
Nikari x KFive+Kinnarps
A KFive+Kinnarps Designer Wins Young Designer of the Year 2018

Congratulations Antrei Hartikainen! Antrei is a young Finnish master cabinetmaker living in Fiskars. His work combines traditional carpentry techniques with modern designs. In 2015 he designed the Skandinavia Coat Rack for Nikari.

 
 August 2018  KFive+Kinnarps Getting to know our CEO, Erna Walsh   Recently our fabulous (and well-traveled) CEO Erna Walsh shared her insider scoop of Stockholm's best eateries and shopping destinations, and keeping carry-on simple. Plus she shares with us her must-visit local Fitzroy restaurants.

August 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
Getting to know our CEO, Erna Walsh

Recently our fabulous (and well-traveled) CEO Erna Walsh shared her insider scoop of Stockholm's best eateries and shopping destinations, and keeping carry-on simple. Plus she shares with us her must-visit local Fitzroy restaurants.

 July 2018  KFive+Kinnarps   I AM WOMAN: Christina Bozsan   We welcome back I Am Woman, a interview series dedicated celebrating the achievement of our fellow business women. To kick things off, we are delighted to introduce Christina Bozsan – Founder of BOARCH in Melbourne.

July 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
I AM WOMAN: Christina Bozsan

We welcome back I Am Woman, a interview series dedicated celebrating the achievement of our fellow business women. To kick things off, we are delighted to introduce Christina Bozsan – Founder of BOARCH in Melbourne.

 July 2018  KFive+Kinnarps   Joel and Lisa visit our brands in Europe   Two of our brilliant team members visited Europe to undergo their intensive Kinnarps training. Alongside their training, Joel and Lisa took the opportunity to visit some of our European brands and their factories.

July 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
Joel and Lisa visit our brands in Europe

Two of our brilliant team members visited Europe to undergo their intensive Kinnarps training. Alongside their training, Joel and Lisa took the opportunity to visit some of our European brands and their factories.

 
 July 2018  KFive+Kinnarps  Biennale Architettura 2018   Our amazing VIC Sales Executive Lisa explores the Biennale Architettura 2018 and The Pavilion of the Holy See – Venice 2018

July 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
Biennale Architettura 2018

Our amazing VIC Sales Executive Lisa explores the Biennale Architettura 2018 and The Pavilion of the Holy See – Venice 2018

 July 2018  KFive+Kinnarps   Top-Picks July   Sometimes the cover is too pretty to hide away. Display your range of publications proudly with the help of our magazine holders.

July 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
Top-Picks July

Sometimes the cover is too pretty to hide away. Display your range of publications proudly with the help of our magazine holders.

 May 2018  ecoBirdy New product takes home Good Design Award 2018   ecoBirdy received a prestigious Good Design Award® Winner in the Product Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.

May 2018
ecoBirdy
New product takes home Good Design Award 2018

ecoBirdy received a prestigious Good Design Award® Winner in the Product Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.

 
 June 2018  KFive+Kinnarps   DENFAIR 2018   We we're so excited to participate in Denfair for the first time! Join us to revisit the display of our beautiful collections including the Boyd Collection.

June 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
DENFAIR 2018

We we're so excited to participate in Denfair for the first time! Join us to revisit the display of our beautiful collections including the Boyd Collection.

 May 2018  NEW    Introducing eco-Birdy and Eikund   We are excited to annouce a new alliance with two European brands, eco-Birdy from Beligum and Eikund from Norway.

May 2018
NEW
Introducing eco-Birdy and Eikund

We are excited to annouce a new alliance with two European brands, eco-Birdy from Beligum and Eikund from Norway.

 May 2018  Segis INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS : SEGIS   Segis are participating in a competition with two of the new products - This is an award issued by Interior Design Magazine. Voting closes Friday!

May 2018
Segis
INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS : SEGIS

Segis are participating in a competition with two of the new products - This is an award issued by Interior Design Magazine. Voting closes Friday!

 
 May 2018  KFive + Kinnarps    SALONE DEL MOBILE 2018 - A REVIEW   In April we made the annual pilgrimage to the Salone del Mobile in Milan, the world’s biggest design week. Read our adventures and discoveries in Italy here.

May 2018
KFive + Kinnarps
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2018 - A REVIEW

In April we made the annual pilgrimage to the Salone del Mobile in Milan, the world’s biggest design week. Read our adventures and discoveries in Italy here.

 April 2018  Nikari   New Catalogue for 2018   Nikari is a Finland-based wood design studio and furniture manufacturer. Established in 1967, their first years were marked by close collaboration with amsters of Finnish architecture and design, such as Alvar Aalto and Kaj Franck.

April 2018
Nikari
New Catalogue for 2018

Nikari is a Finland-based wood design studio and furniture manufacturer. Established in 1967, their first years were marked by close collaboration with amsters of Finnish architecture and design, such as Alvar Aalto and Kaj Franck.

 April 2018  Segis What's new   Take a look at the latest collection by Segis shown at the Salone del Mobile in Milan 2018.

April 2018
Segis
What's new

Take a look at the latest collection by Segis shown at the Salone del Mobile in Milan 2018.

 
 April 2018  KFive+Kinnarps   VIDEO : A Week With KFive   Each week is never the same here at KFive. We are excited to share with you an insight into a week in March when we hosted Decoding Design for Melbourne Design Week.

April 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
VIDEO : A Week With KFive

Each week is never the same here at KFive. We are excited to share with you an insight into a week in March when we hosted Decoding Design for Melbourne Design Week.

 April 2018  KFive+Kinnarps   NEW PROJECT : St Basils Homes, Randwick NSW   The project represents a new style of senior living by combining state of the art facilities with stylish design.  Read more about the project and see more images here

April 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
NEW PROJECT : St Basils Homes, Randwick NSW

The project represents a new style of senior living by combining state of the art facilities with stylish design.
Read more about the project and see more images here

 March 2018  KFive+Kinnarps resiDencies   KFive were delighted to host designer Mia Cullin and Materia's Gülnaz Oldmark for our first Residency. A wonderful opportunity for our friends across the Melbourne design community to come together to share in our contribution towards design education.  Read more about the event and see more images here

March 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
resiDencies

KFive were delighted to host designer Mia Cullin and Materia's Gülnaz Oldmark for our first Residency. A wonderful opportunity for our friends across the Melbourne design community to come together to share in our contribution towards design education.
Read more about the event and see more images here

 
 March 2018  Kinnarps Group How does colour affect us   Find out what the experts have to say about how Different colours can affect us in different ways.

March 2018
Kinnarps Group
How does colour affect us

Find out what the experts have to say about how Different colours can affect us in different ways.

 March 2018  KFive+Kinnarps Decoding design' at Melbourne Design week   Decoding Design represents three designers, three nationalities, three cultures and three design disciplines.

March 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
Decoding design' at Melbourne Design week

Decoding Design represents three designers, three nationalities, three cultures and three design disciplines.

 February 2018  Kinnarps Group   Form Magazine   The Swedish magazine FORM has made a series of articles about Sweden as a design country - about "Made in Sweden": the industry, the craft, the people and the places behind the successes.

February 2018
Kinnarps Group
Form Magazine

The Swedish magazine FORM has made a series of articles about Sweden as a design country - about "Made in Sweden": the industry, the craft, the people and the places behind the successes.

 
 February 2018  Nikari November stories : working with wood, a book   A Nordic perspective on cabinet making.The story of Nikari, master cabinet maker Kari Virtanen, the company craftsmen and their designers.

February 2018
Nikari
November stories : working with wood, a book

A Nordic perspective on cabinet making.The story of Nikari, master cabinet maker Kari Virtanen, the company craftsmen and their designers.

 January 2018  Abstracta   'We create better soundscapes'   With knowledge and experience Abstracta develops products for an inspiring workplace.

January 2018
Abstracta
'We create better soundscapes'

With knowledge and experience Abstracta develops products for an inspiring workplace.

  Materia Autumn Launch   We are now launching five updated products.

Materia
Autumn Launch

We are now launching five updated products.

 
  Kinnarps 5 Tips for a better effect in your procurement   Make demands! This benefits both you and the environment. With a well formulated procurement process, your organisation contributes to a more sustainable society.

Kinnarps
5 Tips for a better effect in your procurement

Make demands! This benefits both you and the environment. With a well formulated procurement process, your organisation contributes to a more sustainable society.

  Skandiform Woodwork   Some of our most popular chairs just got new legs, in beautiful wood. It’s a small change that makes a big difference, in an all natural way.

Skandiform
Woodwork

Some of our most popular chairs just got new legs, in beautiful wood. It’s a small change that makes a big difference, in an all natural way.

  Kinnarps The Better Effect - Sustainability report 2017   Choosing Kinnarps starts a positive chain reaction, where pure materials, inclusive design and responsible manufacturing lead to supreme products and a happier planet.

Kinnarps
The Better Effect - Sustainability report 2017


Choosing Kinnarps starts a positive chain reaction, where pure materials, inclusive design and responsible manufacturing lead to supreme products and a happier planet.

 
  Ire A new elegance   In Italy we talk about someone's "Sprezzatura", suggesting that some are a little off stylish and idiosyncratic in its style. That is how I feel about Como sofa. It is well-dressed, but with a twinkle in his eye.

Ire
A new elegance

In Italy we talk about someone's "Sprezzatura", suggesting that some are a little off stylish and idiosyncratic in its style. That is how I feel about Como sofa. It is well-dressed, but with a twinkle in his eye.

 January 2018  KFive+Kinnarps   Garden Party   We love to have a party! take a look at all the fun we had.

January 2018
KFive+Kinnarps
Garden Party

We love to have a party! take a look at all the fun we had.

  Kinnarps The Quiet Revolution   The border between sound and noise isnt always obvious. What disturbs, stresses and tires us varies from one person to another and also depends on how we feel on a particular day. So it's all the more important not to keep quiet about how we perceive conversation, laughter and murmuring in the workplace.

Kinnarps
The Quiet Revolution


The border between sound and noise isnt always obvious. What disturbs, stresses and tires us varies from one person to another and also depends on how we feel on a particular day. So it's all the more important not to keep quiet about how we perceive conversation, laughter and murmuring in the workplace.

 
  KFive   Women in Business   A space to learn from and be inspired by the women who are currently transforming the contemporary business environment. We hope that by recognising the achievements of these current female leaders we can empower those of the future.

KFive
Women in Business

A space to learn from and be inspired by the women who are currently transforming the contemporary business environment. We hope that by recognising the achievements of these current female leaders we can empower those of the future.

  Skandiform, Materia & NC Karim Rashid   The three Swedish furniture brands Materia, NC and Skandiform initiated a collaboration with the American designer Karim Rashid in 2016. The cooperation has now resulted in three unique furniture items that successfully mix Karim Rashid's colourful design with the brands’ core values.

Skandiform, Materia & NC
Karim Rashid


The three Swedish furniture brands Materia, NC and Skandiform initiated a collaboration with the American designer Karim Rashid in 2016. The cooperation has now resulted in three unique furniture items that successfully mix Karim Rashid's colourful design with the brands’ core values.

  Materia A stool for the environmentally conscious   Patch is a unique stool manufactured out of the leftover fabrics from our own production line.

Materia
A stool for the environmentally conscious

Patch is a unique stool manufactured out of the leftover fabrics from our own production line.

  Nikari A Finnish Sleepover   The project feels quite special, since it starts our 50th anniversary year 2017. It combines many things meaningful and dear to us: local manufacturing and wood material as well as collaboration with skilful artists, craftsmen and designers of different fields.

Nikari
A Finnish Sleepover

The project feels quite special, since it starts our 50th anniversary year 2017. It combines many things meaningful and dear to us: local manufacturing and wood material as well as collaboration with skilful artists, craftsmen and designers of different fields.

  Kinnarps IF awards

Kinnarps
IF awards

  Kinnarps Freedom of Choice   Products and solutions with good ergonomics contribute to an inspiring and healthy workplace. It strengthens the company brand and makes it easier to attract and retain new talents.

Kinnarps
Freedom of Choice

Products and solutions with good ergonomics contribute to an inspiring and healthy workplace. It strengthens the company brand and makes it easier to attract and retain new talents.

  Kinnarps   The sustainable effect of good ergonomics   Thought-through ergonomic solutions make you feel good and enable you to do a better job.

Kinnarps
The sustainable effect of good ergonomics

Thought-through ergonomic solutions make you feel good and enable you to do a better job.

  Abstracta 5000 Airflakes   The Bella Centre exhibition and conference centre in Copenhagen has chosen Abstracta’s decorative Airflake panels as sound-absorber within its premises. Nearly 5,000 Airflakes now adorn the walls of the centre and create a beautiful, calm and harmonic pattern – at the same time as fulfilling an important acoustic role.

Abstracta
5000 Airflakes


The Bella Centre exhibition and conference centre in Copenhagen has chosen Abstracta’s decorative Airflake panels as sound-absorber within its premises. Nearly 5,000 Airflakes now adorn the walls of the centre and create a beautiful, calm and harmonic pattern – at the same time as fulfilling an important acoustic role.

  Inno Introducing the Ono chair   Ono is a light wooden chair with welcoming design language rooting strongly to the Scandinavian design tradition giving the chair a touch of history.

Inno
Introducing the Ono chair


Ono is a light wooden chair with welcoming design language rooting strongly to the Scandinavian design tradition giving the chair a touch of history.

 

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