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Introducing our Paris Flagship Store

Explore our new Muuto Paris Flagship Store on Boulevard Saint-Germain in the French capital.

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Sculpted Comfort: Oslo Counter & Bar Stool

Exploring the elegant lines and contemporary expression of the Oslo Counter & Bar Stool by Anderssen & Voll.

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Virtual Showroom Tour—Muuto HQ

Exploring our new perspectives on the modern workplace through a virtual showroom tour of our 1400 m2 HQ in the heart of Copenhagen.

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Grand Modularity—In Situ Modular Sofa

Visiting designers Anderssen & Voll in their Oslo studio to explore the modularity and versatility of the In Situ Modular Sofa.

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Modular Simplicity—Post Lamp Series

Exploring the concept and functionality of the Post Lamp Series through a studio visit to designer, Rachel Griffin of Earnest Studio in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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Archetypal Typology—Outline Daybed

Talking to designers Anderssen & Voll about an archetypal typology and their latest new perspective: The Outline Daybed.

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Introducing our Stockholm Flagship Store & Showroom

Introducing our first-ever Muuto Flagship Store and showroom to the capital of Stockholm.

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An Essay On Scandinavian Craftsmanship By Thomas Bentzen

Visiting designer Thomas Bentzen in his Copenhagen studio, writing on his thoughts of being a designer and how the elements of craftsmanship trickle down through every step of his design process.

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A Designer's Guide To Choosing A Sofa

Exploring Muuto’s vast collection of sofas through an interview with designers Anderssen & Voll.

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Ideas For The Home Office

Uncovering our ideas on creating inspiring, work-friendly spaces within the modern home.

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Modern Lighting For The Home Office

Exploring how our new perspectives on modern lighting can bring ambient as well as focused light into today's home office.

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A Sculptural Sentiment: Kink Vase

Visiting Rotterdam-based Earnest Studio, founded by American-born designer Rachel Griffin, to uncover the thoughts and ideas behind her Kink Vase design for Muuto.

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New Perspectives: Philip Battin

Visiting designer Philip Battin in his Oakland home to explore how he creates new perspectives in his work, his perception of design in today's society and how coming from the desolate west coast of Denmark can give you the tools to working for one of the world's most esteemed tech companies.

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Inspiration For The Modern Home Office

Exploring how our personal workspaces can inspire us throughout the day and allow us to focus on the tasks at hand from the comfort of our homes.

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Visiting Bolivia with Aiayu for Muuto

Visiting the factory in La Paz, Bolivia that produces the Aiayu for Muuto range of home textiles along with the llamas of the Bolivian highlands from where the wool for the products is sourced.

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Photo Essay: Kink Vase at Tableau by Benjamin Lund

A photo essay by Copenhagen-based photographer Benjamin Lund, depicting the latest addition to our collection of smaller objects, the Kink Vase, curated by Julius Værnes Iversen, Founder and Creative Director of Tableau.

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Introducing Water-Based Lacquer

Introducing a new water-based lacquer alongside new colors to the Visu and Nerd Series.

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A Study In Geometry: 70/70 Table

Designed with a simple expression and paired with a subtle yet unique silhouette through careful detailing, the 70/70 Table by TAF Studio is a study in geometric forms. Here, we talk with the designers to explore their ideas for the piece.

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In Process: Ridge Vase

Join us on a trip to city of Alcobaça, Portugal for a visit to the moldmaker and ceramic factory that produces the Ridge Vase, designed by Helsinki-based Studio Kaksikko.

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Subtle Tones Of A Holiday's Wishlist

December’s here and the holidays are soon to come. To help you a bit along the way, we’ve created a selection of gift-worthy designs in subtle tones from the collection across furniture, lighting and accessories for you and yours!

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Refined Simplicity For The Holiday Wishlist

The holidays are almost here and the time has come for writing wishlists and finding presents for the people around us. To help you a bit along the way, we’ve created a selection of designs that’ll tick the boxes of any wishlist!

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Contemporary Comfort: Doze Lounge Chair

Exploring the concept of comfort and the Doze Lounge Chair through a studio visit to designers Anderssen & Voll in Oslo, Norway. Full story

A Holiday Wishlist Of New Perspectives

The season of giving is nearly here and we've created a selection of gift-worthy designs from our collection across furniture, lighting and accessories for you and yours!

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A New Perspective On Modern Storage

Exploring the identity and possibilities of the Stacked Storage System, designed by Julien De Smedt.

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Photo Essay: There's My Chair, I Put It There by Tanya & Zhenya Posternak

A photo essay by New York-based photographer duo Tanya and Zhenya Posternak, depicting the Muuto collection through their personal scope.

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Intersecting Materiality: Attach Coat Hook

Visiting the studio of Swiss designer Dimitri Bähler to explore his ideas and expressions of the design along with the process of creating the Attach Coat Hook.

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Understated Craftsmanship: Workshop Chair & Coffee Table

Visiting the Copenhagen studio of award-winning designer Cecilie Manz to uncover the thoughts and ideas behind her Workshop design for Muuto, combining the values of Scandinavian craftsmanship with a modernly understated expression.

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Sculptural Functionality: Ridge Vase

Visiting the Helsinki space of Studio Kaksikko to explore the Ridge Vase, our first-ever collaboration with the Finnish design duo.

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Agile Silhouettes: Relate Side Table

Being the first-ever design by Swiss design studio Big-Game for Muuto, the Relate Side Table is a simple and easy-to-use side table that carries a visual lightness in both its expression and function.

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Exploring the new Muuto HQ

Exploring our new perspectives on the modern workplace through our new 1400 m2 HQ in the heart of Copenhagen, created to bring the ideas of creativity, collaboration and community into daily worklife.

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Timelessly Contemporary: Ambit Lamp Series

Embodying the values of Scandinavian design, the Ambit Lamp Series is as timeless as it is contemporary. Here, Gabriella Gustafson and Mattias Ståhlbom of TAF Studio speak on their ideas and inspiration for the growing Ambit family. Full story

Poetic Rationality: Oslo Side Chair

Uncovering the ideas behind the Oslo Side Chair by Norwegian duo Anderssen & Voll, combining modern, geometric lines with a light expression and comfortably soft seat.

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Exploring our Chicago Showroom

Bringing our new perspectives on Scandinavian design to North America with our Chicago showroom, located in the city's Fulton Market district!

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Playfully Pleasing: Nerd Chair Series

A visit to David Geckeler’s Berlin studio to learn more about the process for the Nerd Chair Series and his underlying ideas of the design.

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Honest Craftsmanship: Cover Chair

Echoing the values of honest craftsmanship and Scandinavian materiality, the Cover Chair by designer Thomas Bentzen brings a new perspective to the archetypal armrest chair. Here, we explore the making of the Cover Chair.

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A Space for Being—Exploring Design's Impact on our Biology

Exploring the A Space for Being installation at Spazio Maiocchi for Milan Design Week 2019, in collaboration with Google, Reddymade Architecture and Johns Hopkins University.

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Understated Expressions: Linear Steel Series

Discovering the story behind the Linear Steel Series-our first-ever outdoor furniture-through a visit to the studio of designer Thomas Bentzen, speaking about how the design brings new perspectives to modern outdoor design.

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Still Café Table: Clear Functionality

With its four-legged base and table top in laminate and linoleum, the Still Café Table brings a light and simple expression to any professional or hospitality setting alongside its timeless and refined aesthetics.

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Photo Essay: Reflected Lines by Benjamin Lund

A photo essay by Copenhagen-based photographer Benjamin Lund, exploring the interactions of materiality and organic shapes through the Beam Lamp, Dots and Mimic Mirror.

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An Inviting Seat: Cover Lounge Chair

By combining the ideals of Scandinavian craftsmanship with a modern design language, the Cover Lounge Chair has a simple yet refined expression. Join us for a visit to Thomas Bentzen’s studio to learn more about how he translated an existing design into a lounge chair.

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Photo Essay: In Balance by Sindroms Magazine

A photo essay by Sindroms Magazine for Muuto, titled In Balance.

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A Welcoming Design: Rest Series

Here, Anderssen & Voll speak on their ideas and thoughts behind the design processes of the Rest Series—a sofa designed from the inside out, creating relaxed comfort and emphasizing this by loosely wrapping the fabric around the soft volumes of the sofa.

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Quiet Character: Visu Family

Join us for a visit to Mika Tolvanen’s Studio Tolvanen to learn more about the design process and his underlying ideas of the Visu family.

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Kühl & Han for Muuto

Introducing the collaboration between Muuto and Copenhagen-based animation studio Kühl & Han, a series of motion films, created at the intersection of industrial design and visual expression, that depict Muuto’s new perspectives on Scandinavian design through vibrantly modern context that is Kühl & Han. Full story

Refined Tones For The Holiday Wishlist

The season of giving is nearly here and we've created a selection of gift-worthy designs from our collection across furniture, lighting and accessories for you and yours!

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A Holiday's Wishlist Of Elegant Shades

December's soon to come and the holidays are nearly here. To help you a bit along the way, we've created a selection of designs that'll make the ideal gifts for you and yours!

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In The Green For The Holidays

The holidays are almost here and the time has come for writing wishlists and finding presents for the people around us. To help you a bit along the way, we've created a selection of designs that'll tick the boxes on any wishlist!

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Thoughtful Storage: Restore Series

Exploring the ideas behind the unique design of Restore, a modern storage series in an innovative material.

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Stories Of A Nerd: Yvonne Koné

A nerd can take any number of forms but to us, it is those who head in new directions through a passionate and nerdy approach to their craft. Here's Copenhagen-based fashion designer Yvonne Koné.

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Embracingly Simple: Fiber Lounge Chair

Adding a new chapter to the iconic Fiber Chair family is the Fiber Lounge Chair—a design with a lightly hovering appearance and extensive comfort that invites the user in for a relaxed and embracing seat.

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Stories Of A Nerd: Flynn McGarry

A nerd can take any number of forms but to us, it is those who head in new directions through a passionate and nerdy approach to their craft. Here's renowned chef-on-the-rise Flynn McGarry of Gem NYC.

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Modernly Functional: Beam Lamp

A visit to Tom Chung’s studio to learn more about his design philosophy and the ideas of Beam Lamp.

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Stories Of A Nerd: Veronica Ditting

Exploring the ideas of our Nerd Chair series through three creatives from across the world, perceiving the nerd as positive force of change. Here's London-based art director, Veronica Ditting.

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A Sensuous Design: Pebble Rug

Inspired by the sensuous feeling of walking across a pebbled stone beach, the Pebble Rug by Margrethe Odgaard brings a new perspectives to textile design with its tactile character, unique expression and refined forms.

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Photo Essay: Shibusa by Alexander Kilian

A photo essay by photographer Alexander Kilian, created in collaboration with iGNANT, exploring shibusa, a Japanese term that describes the aesthetic of simple, unobtrusive beauty.

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Industrially Modern: Unfold Pendant Lamp

Exploring the story of the Unfold Pendant Lamp, a new perspective on the archetypical industrial light.

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Modern Simplicity: E27 Pendant Lamp

Exploring the studio of Swedish designer Mattias Ståhlbom to learn about the E27 Pendant Lamp design.

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Complementing Contrasts: Enfold Sideboard

A visit to the studio of designer Thomas Bentzen, exploring the steps involved in creating the Enfold Sideboard.

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Exploring Materials: Halves Side Table

An interview with designers Jessica Nakanishi and Jonathan Sabine on their Halves Side Table for Muuto.

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Photo Essay: Light Materiality by Matthew Johnson

A photo essay by New York-based photographer Matthew Johnson, exploring the playful interaction of light and materiality through Muuto’s Visu, Workshop and Cover Chairs.

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Workshop Stories: Christiane Spangsberg

Bringing the concept of our Workshop Chair to the workshops of three Scandinavian creatives. Third story is with Copenhagen-based artist, Christiane Spangsberg.

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A Natural Extension: Loft Bar Stool

Visiting designer Thomas Bentzen in his Copenhagen studio to hear about the ideas that went into his Loft Bar Stool and how one translates a design across multiple forms.

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Workshop Stories: Sigve Knutson

Bringing the concept of our Workshop Chair to the workshops of three Scandinavian creatives. Second  up is Oslo-based experimental designer, Sigve Knutson. 

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A Sculptural Design: Mimic Mirror

Introducing our first design by Normal Studio: Mimic Mirror. Wanting to learn more about the design, we took the hike to Paris to visit the Normal Studio.

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Workshop Stories: Matilda Beckman

Bringing the concept of our Workshop Chair to the workshops of three Scandinavian creatives. First up is Stockholm-based multidisciplinary designer, Matilda Beckman. 

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Playful Hooks: Dots Series

With more than 1 million of them around the world, the Dots have become a true Muuto icon through its characterful and functional expression. Wanting to learn more about the design, we visited the site that brings the Dots into the world and spoke to designer Lars Tornøe about his friendly family of coat hooks.

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An Elegant Design Family: Outline Series

Designers Anderssen & Voll on creating families within design, what binds the members of the Outline Sofa family together and its latest member, the Outline Sofa Chaise Longue.

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Photo Essay: Clear Shadows by Tekla Evelina Severin

A photo essay by Swedish creative Tekla Evelina Severin, depicting The Dots through a study of colors and shadows.

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A Welcoming Design: Around Coffee Table

Designer Thomas Bentzen on his Around Coffee Table series, speaking about what makes the design unique and how it initially came to be.

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Aesthetic Order: Folded Shelves

An interview with designer Johan van Hengel on his Folded Shelves for Muuto

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Photo Essay: Definitive Forms by Erica Zhu

A photo essay by photographer Erica Zhu, sharing her perspectives on Muuto designs through a study of forms.

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New Perspectives: David Thulstrup

New Perspectives is a series of profiles on talented people who bring something new to their field and shine through in taking the roads less traveled. A such person is architect David Thulstrup. Here, he speaks on his approach to design and how going to church as a child shaped his way of perceiving design.

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A Tactile Design — Fiber Family

Created by Copenhagen designer duo Iskos-Berlin, the Fiber chair family brings adds new perspectives to the plastic chair through innovative materials and a humble approach to design. Explore the story of Fiber here.

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Refined Simplicity: Loft Chair

Inspired by life’s everyday requirements, designer Thomas Bentzen’s Loft Chair exemplifies honest
design. Get a look inside his Copenhagen studio and hear more about the design here.

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Photo Essay: Bellevue by Simon Heger Knudsen

A photo essay by photographer Simon Heger Knudsen, sharing his perspective on Scandinavian design through the lens of his camera on a brisk autumn day north of Copenhagen.

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Studio Visit: Anderssen & Voll

We visited the studio of designers Anderssen & Voll in Oslo’s Grünerløkka neighborhood to learn more about their Outline Sofa for Muuto.

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Changing Perceptions: Platform Tray

A conversation between designer Sam Hecht and Muuto design director Christian Grosen on Scandinavian design, aesthetic beauty and the Platform Tray.

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A Friendly Light

An interview with designer Jens Fager on his Tip Lamp design for Muuto.

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Tailored Furniture: The Five Pouf

With the Five Pouf, Anderssen & Voll wanted to explore the characteristics of a pentagon-shape through the quilted textile cover—a design that places equal emphasis on craftsmanship and the unique shape of the object.

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Studio Visit: Margrethe Odgaard

Meet designer Margrethe Odgaard in her Copenhagen studio to hear more about her design process and the Ply Rug for Muuto.

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Under The Bell

Under The Bell defies the traditional perception of a lampshade, pulling references from architectural cupolas.

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Studio Visit: TAF Architects

We visit designers Gabriella Gustafson and Mattias Ståhlbom in their workspace to learn about their ideas for the Ambit Lamp.

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Muuto Maharam

While founded more than a century apart, Maharam and Muuto are driven to deliver new perspectives while embracing their design heritage. 

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EXPLORE THE MUUTO COLLECTION IN PCON PLANNER

As part of our continuous efforts to make it as convenient and easy as possible for professionals to specify Muuto designs in their projects, the Muuto collection is now available in pCon.planner.

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Muuto at Design Post Cologne 2020

Introducing our latest new perspectives on Scandinavian design across furniture, lighting and accessories at Design Post Cologne 2020. Full story

Introducing Muuto Made-To-Order Inspiration

A selection of curated Made-To-Order options that bring new perspectives to our collection of new perspectives on Scandinavian design.

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A Muuto Talk—Studio Visit with Thomas Bentzen

For Knoll Virtual Design Days 2020, we presented a Muuto Talk on Scandinavian Design & Craftsmanship with designer Thomas Bentzen and Editor Spencer Bailey. 

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