TON exhibited at Stockholm Design Week
31.01.2013 / 09:41
The Czech bent-wood furniture manufacturer TON presented their newest products at hotel Scandic Anglais in the heart of Stockholm.
The exhibition, which among others included the award-winning chairs Merano, Mojo or 002, was a part of Stockholm Design Week.
The TON company in Czech town of Bystřice pod Hostýnem is the oldest place in the world where furniture is still manufactured on the principles of its founder. Michael Thonet founded it in 1861, and the factory, building on traditional arts and crafts with the application of new trends in the furniture-making industry, fascinates and wins favour of all newcomers up to the present time. TON´s products are nowadays exported to more than 60 countries worldwide. With the wave of new designers, a lot of significant awards came both from the Czech and international sources. The Red Dot Design Award for the Merano armchair and Red Dot Honourable Mention for the Silent Servant Petalo belong among the most prestigious. The Rioja bar chair won the Interior Innovation Award and the TON company by itself won the 2010 Manufacturer title within the Czech Grand Design awards.