Knoll has selected rising artist Noel Mercado to reinvent classic Knoll chairs. Spotting his earlier works using Knoll designs as a medium, Mercado was engaged to create new pieces with full creative freedom. The artist used salvaged car parts and accessories to develop one-of-a-kind artworks with the Cesca Chair, Spoleto Chair, and Wassily Chair as the foundation.
As part of the IKEA ambition to advocate for urgent and ambitious climate action, Ingka Group, the largest IKEA retailer, will actively take part in COP28 which runs from Nov 30 – Dec 12. The United Nations Climate Change Conference will take place in Dubai, UAE and represents another critical moment for global leaders, governments, and businesses to take urgent steps for clear policies and actions to limit global warming to 1.5°C.
According to an article in The Rochester Business Journal, third-generation home furnishings retailer Ruby-Gordon Home filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Nov. 20 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York.
Home Deco Expo International (HDX) has added more than 100 new exhibitors to its groundbreaking furniture trade show set for Feb 29-March 2 in Miami.
Leading mattress manufacturer Spring Air International is renewing its second global licensing extension this month, this time with Indonesia’s Massindo Group for another 10 years. Massindo Group and Spring Air have now been in partnership for more than 23 years.
Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC (SSB), one of the world’s leading sleep companies, today held a grand opening event and ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new state-of-the-art 500,000 square foot manufacturing plant in Wisconsin that will produce mattresses and other bedding products under its Serta, Beautyrest and Simmons brands.
Third Quarter Highlights
3Q 2023 invoiced sales amounted to €74.9 million, reflecting a decrease of 35.8% compared to 3Q 2022. This is equivalent to a decrease of 15.2% compared to the normalized sales of 3Q 2022, net of the backlog, which was €28.3 million. The decrease of 3Q 2023 invoiced sales is of 15.0% compared to 3Q 2019.