It was just announced that Emeco and Konstantin Grcic are winners of the prestigious iF product design 2014 awards. Considered to be one of the longest-standing and most important design awards in the world. The award is for the Parrish side chair, which was designed by Grcic, and manufactured by Emeco. The Parrish Collection was first made for the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York. The collection was first launched at Salone del Mobile in Milan, 2013.
This is the second time Emeco gets awarded with an iF product design award. The first time was in 2011 for the 111 Navy chair.
Emeco Broom Chairs designed by Philippe Starck, made of reclaimed polypropylene, installed at VCU School of Medicine in Virginia. Built to meet LEED silver certification, KSA Interiors have put a special focus on sustainable learning environments, creating convenient destinations on campus where the students can develop theoretical as well as communication, presentation and collaborative skills. Read more here
Emeco’s Red 111 Navy Chairs made by recycled Coca-Cola bottles installed in the spacious yet personal rooms of the Comfort Grand Hotel, Oslo Norway. The centrally located old train station was cleverly converted into 170 rooms, all with unique interiors by Lars Helling and Ajas Mellbye, artworks by Ariel McMillion.
Emeco 1006 Navy Chairs installed around a large wooden dinner table in the Meltzer Ames Residence in Tribeca, NYC. The design team at Specht Harpman architects have perfectly captured the young art collecting family’s sense for space by using the classic ten seat dining to emphasis a gallery like setting. Read more about the project at Specht Harpman. Photo by Michael Moran.
Emeco 111 Navy Chairs made of recycled Coca-Cola bottles at University of Massachusetts dining hall. With four guiding principles: healthy eating, sustainability, world flavors and community the dining aims to become the healthiest operations in the nation. With rejuvenating architecture by Bergmeyer the hall now has the capacity to serve up to 650 students at one time, transforming the existing 1960’s concrete space into an inspiring venue with sustainability at heart. Read more here
We have just updated our website with a bottle counter showing the number of recycled PET bottles being saved from landfills since the start of our collaboration with Coca-Cola. Every 7 seconds, one bottle goes into the production of the 111 Navy Chair. Follow the count and calculate how many bottles you can save on www.emeco.net.