There are Furniture Brands that are so iconic and so creative that are synonymous with high-quality and high-end design. In this 100 series of Hundred, we’ll showcase 100 Furniture Brands that are at the top of this industry and represent a reflection of vast investments in research, product development, innovation, and new technology.
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Poltrona Frau is a famous Italian furniture brand which is specialized in the manufacturing of leather-upholstered armchairs and sofas. The company was founded in Turin in 1912 by Renzo Frau. From 1926 Poltrona Frau was appointed the official supplier of the Italian Royal Family, the Savoia dynasty. In the 30’s Poltrona Frau became a true status symbol. From then on, this Italian furniture brand will finish all the most important and prestigious houses, grand hotels, the interiors for Expo Turin in 1928, and the luxurious transatlantic Rex, the pride of the Italian Navy. This luxurious furniture brand symbolizes elegance, accuracy, and style Made in Italy. Its high-quality products range from beds to poufs, from armchairs to sofas. Poltrona Frau collections are manufactured to offer maximum comfort and to define a certain style.
Fritz Hansen is an exclusive Danish design brand that creates timeless collections of furniture, lighting and accessories. The company was founded in 1872 in Denmark. Fritz Hansen has a long history of collaboration with leading international designers and architects, including Jaime Hayon, Piero Lissoni, Poul Kjærholm, Arne Jacobsen, Kasper Salto and many others. Minimalism, functionalism and simplicity are the main concepts that guide the brand’s philosophy and help to create its unique style. With over 140 years of experience in design and furniture manufacturing, Fritz Hansen has become a brand that is recognized and appreciated all over the world. The company offers a rich collection of furnishings, some of which has already become authentic design classics and timeless icons.
BoConcept is one of the biggest names of Scandinavian interior design. This renowned Danish furniture brand was founded in 1952 by two young artisans, who wanted to produce their own furniture in natural wood. The founders of the company wanted to introduce Danish high-quality and practical furniture to a broader international audience. Since the day of its foundation, BoConcept managed to become the most global retail furniture chain in Denmark, with more than 250 stores in 64 countries around the world. Nowadays BoConcept specializes in the production of highly customizable luxury furniture and accessories, created by famous and talented international designers.
Founded by David Snowdon, formerly David Linley in 1985, Linley creates bespoke furniture with a contemporary design, as well as interiors, collectible pieces, and luxury gifts and accessories, all showcasing the finest British design and craftsmanship. Almost everything is designed and made in the UK, relying on a network of 260 master craftsmen who all share David’s love of handcrafted design and attention to detail. Each piece has been created to it can be configured to meet many spaces, from an office studio to an open-plan penthouse.
Francis Sultana was set up his studio in 2009 to create interiors for many of his major art collector clients. Alongside the interior’s projects, the atelier also produces annual collections of bespoke and limited-edition luxury furniture and textiles under the Francis Sultana brand. Francis designs across interiors, furniture, lighting, and accessories and has created key pieces for important historical interiors such as Spencer House.
Inspired by nature, made by hand and shaped by steam, the Tom Raffield in Cornwall incorporates innovative steam bending techniques and sustainable contemporary design practices to create modern wooden furniture and lighting. With an experimental workshop set among six acres of ancient Cornish woodland, the luxury furniture brand designs’ are synonymous with nature, created as sculptural pieces of art inspired by the natural environment around them.
Beaumont & Fletcher’s handmade modern furniture sticks tightly to a brief of traditional methods and materials, made in England, naturally. Founder, John Crowell, restored furniture in his youth., spending summer holidays stripping down chaise lounges and rebuilding them under the watchful eye of a retired master upholsterer. Naming his company after two successful playwrights, this luxury furniture brand’s creations reflect a dramatic theatrical style.
For the first time in the store’s history, Harrods Furniture is bringing its design expertise and renowned eye for style to furniture. Having retailed furniture since the early 1880s, the launch of the Harrods of London furniture collection is the first time the iconic retailer has released its own designs. The range, designed in-house by Harrods Interiors, draws its aesthetic from Art Deco jewelry and tailoring; comprising upholstery, occasional pieces, and case goods, the pieces ooze timeless style but with unexpected and unique detailing.
Jimmie Martin an established luxury furniture brand since 2004. Based in London, United Kingdom, the main focus is on hand-painted pieces of modern furniture. Known for transforming pieces of furniture into unique design one-off pieces that become personal to their clients.
Doshi Levien is an internationally acclaimed design studio founded by designers Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levlen. Working across disciplines and industries, Doshi Levien’s work celebrates the hybrid and explores the coming together of cultures, technology, industrial design, and fine craftsmanship.