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Here we gather our stories and experiences from designing for public interiors all over the world.

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Climate positive through placemaking!?

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By : Johan Berhin - Designer & Founder

Perhaps the happiest finding of my entire working life…! When I started Green Furniture Concept, planting one tree per piece of furniture seemed like a good idea - “you take,...

Sustainabili(time) to change

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By : João Fontes - Country Manager Portugal

The new reality With daily news about the consequences of this pandemic, interesting information has revealed the reduction in pollution in many cities in the world. A progressive air quality...

So you think you can go circular?

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By : Dimitri Dupuy - Operations

Amid a relaxing summer vacation in the region Värmland, Sweden, I came to read "La guerre des métaux rares: la face cachée de la transition énergétique et numérique." [The rare...

Sensible Social Distancing solutions for Covid-19

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By : Adele Kamel - Head of Global Marketing

Green Furniture is shifting public spaces away from Band-Aid solutions by offering design-driven social distancing measures that maintain safety without sacrificing community. In these times of COVID-19, social distancing has...

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"Meet me under the tree..."

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05/26/2020 - 06:53

A spot to slow down, recharge and catch up Public spaces will soon begin to reopen in the aftermath of COVID-19, and designers worldwide have urgently shifted their focus on...

Furniture hygiene in a post COVID-19 era

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By : Adele Kamel - Head of Global Marketing

Creating safe public spaces On any given day, furniture in large public spaces can be used by hundreds if not thousands of people. Masses flock from all different places and...

Product Launch - Revolutionary beam seating solution

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03/30/2020 - 11:14

Green Furniture Concept on the Ascent Leave it to Green Furniture Concept to launch the most memorable modular beam seating.The new Ascent Series from Green Furniture Concept will finally be...

Green Furniture Welcomes new President and Moves North American Headquarters to Cambridge, Massachusetts

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02/23/2020 - 16:49

We want to welcome Dave McGlynn, Former president of Source International, as President of the North and South American operations. This new appointment comes as we've experienced record growth in...

In the best of worlds, the school environment topic should be top priority

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By : Adele Kamel - Head of Global Marketing

We’re dealing with a very important question; How are schools affected by their school environment? There are many reports showing cases of how the school environment does not meet the...

Increasing user satisfaction by placemaking design

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By : Sandra Lundberg - Head of Marketing

Traveller numbers are increasing, challenging both airports and other travel hubs to find solutions that work. Finding the right balance of seating density to floor space is gaining importance and...

Green Furniture and PlanT: More trees, more impact!

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By : Sandra Lundberg - Head of Marketing

We are thrilled to announce the expansion of our collaboration with Hacienda La Tentación by planting 10’000 additional trees through their reforestation initiative in Colombia! With these trees, Green Furniture...

Exploring some of the ways cruise and ferry operators can make the most of their onboard spaces

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By : Sandra Lundberg - Head of Marketing

“Wow, that’s nice” is what every operator wants to hear when guests walk into public spaces on their ships. Using furniture creatively is key to creating welcoming spaces that elicit...

Green Furniture at the Education Estates Conference 

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By : Sandra Lundberg - Head of Marketing

Green Furniture Concept is exhibiting at this year’s Education Estates Conference that will run October 15th & 16th at Manchester Central. Come along and say hello to our UK Business...

Updated Green Services page

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08/27/2019 - 10:17

We have just updated the info about our Green Services. Find all you need to know about our warranty, Seating-as-a-Service and Buy-Back System. The Green Services

PRODUCT NEWS! Leaf Lamp Metal Tree with seamless table units

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08/23/2019 - 09:49

We have a new member in our product series family! This time we present an updated, improved version of the Leaf Lamp Metal Tree. And with a seamless standing-height table...

New Nova C add-on

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08/16/2019 - 14:56

We just released the new add-on product "Nova C Double Cover Bench to Back with Charger" - a cover plate for the transition between Double Bench and Double Back with...

NeoCon Award Winners

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06/10/2019 - 10:07

Our latest products from Nova C series, the Perch and Recliner, got awarded GOLD and SILVER at Best of NeoCon 2019! Read more about the prize-winning products below. Nova C...

Award-Winning Nova C Series Continues to Expand – Recliner and Perch Modules to be launched at NeoCon

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By : Sandra Afeyan - Director of Sales and Marketing, Americas

Montreal, April 24, 2019 The iconic Nova C Series just got even more comfortable. This June, for the 5th year in a row, Green Furniture will be taking NeoCon’s 7th...

Making places - at Passenger Terminal EXPO 2019

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By : Sandra Lundberg - Head of Marketing

With our customisable shapes and scalable sizes, Green Furniture’s seating designs are made for any type of terminal. We can supply more seats in less space (an increase of 44%...

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We are launching a Spring/Summer 2019 palette

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10/03/2018 - 13:37

From bold, uplifting tones, to soothing, natural shades, our colours for Spring/Summer 2019 capture the vitality of the seasons to come. Each of these eye-catching tones reflects an aspect of...

Passenger Experience Shapes Future Design

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By : Bradley Quinn - Author & Journalist

The best of today’s modern railways give passengers a glimpse of the ultra-hi-speed, energy-efficient train travel to come. But will train design alone be enough to propel the industry into...

Seamless seating solutions at Paris Healthcare Week

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By : Bradley Quinn - Author & Journalist

Green Furniture pioneer new potentials for healthcare design, placing patient satisfaction at the centre of welcome area concepts. Discover our seamless seating systems, adaptive designs and inclusive solutions at Paris...

How high-density seating makes a difference

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By : Bradley Quinn - Author & Journalist

Passenger numbers are increasing faster than airports can expand to accommodate them, challenging the industry to find solutions that work. As passenger capacity becomes a key issue, space-saving designs begin...

How Seating Satisfies

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By : Johan Berhin - Designer & Founder Bradley Quinn - Author & Journalist

Passenger satisfaction is paramount in the fast-paced world of air travel. Designer Johan Berhin explains how seating areas play a key role, giving consumers a chance to relax, unwind and...

Public spaces - a platform for interaction

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By : Jonas Ekholst - Head of Design

Most furniture designers create objects that are comfortable to sit on, beautiful to look at and, maybe, solve a problem for the user. But what we also have to realise...

Three steps to a good Sense of Place in public seating

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By : Johan Berhin - Designer & Founder

Public seating is about offering a pleasant place to be. The furniture should speak personally about the place and to the people there. At least if you ask me. And...

Fast five on timeless design

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By : Johan Berhin - Designer & Founder Åsa Hermansson

He designed the ”One C” chair that took Paris by storm in 2007. One C has now become the precursor to a series of furniture made according to a sustainable...

Commercial Terminal Flow

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By : Johan Berhin - Designer & Founder

Passenger flows are increasing, and a general question among terminal managers is where to seat all these people. The answer lies in modern terminal flow thinking: changing how seating is...

Public indoor seating goes Grand

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By : Johan Berhin - Designer & Founder

A lot of airports, shopping malls and other indoor public locations wish they could go grand in architecture. And giant, organic, prestigious – and costly – buildings are a common...

Sustainable. Better. And cooler!

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By : Johan Berhin - Designer & Founder

Sustainability is the fundamental premise of my company. Knowing that what you do is meaningful is a great feeling. But to really make a difference, sustainable companies have to make...