News 2017!

A world first: a town bench with the Nordic Swan Ecolabel!

April bench, the first item of outdoor furniture to be awarded one of the world’s most demanding labels, the Nordic Swan Ecolabel. Vestre is strongly committed to the environment and has always rejected use-and-throw-away solutions.

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Sustainability and Social responsibility

Sustainability and Social responsibility

Vestre will do what it can in order to help bring about a better and fairer world. That is why we do not take any short cuts or make any compromises in respect of quality, the environment and production conditions.

Scandinavian design

Vestre collaborates with well-known Scandinavian designers and has received many design awards. Vestre’s products are produced in Norway and Sweden using first-class materials of a consistently good quality which enables them to be used without any problems for many years.

Design awards for April GO and the Bookproject Vestre Folk+Form

Vestre og designerne Espen Voll, Michael Olofsson og Tore Borgersen mottok DOGA merket 2017 for benken April GO under årets design- og arkitekturdag.

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Vestre launches book

70 years after the start, the family company continues to be one of the leading manufacturers of urban furniture in Europe

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Times Square, New York

Times Square, New York

Times Square in New York has over 460,000 people passing through every day. It is the world’s most visited tourist destination, with 42 million visitors a year.

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Hamburg airport

Hamburg airport

The fifth busiest of Germany’s airports, Hamburg Airport (HAM), approximately 14.8 million passengers in 2014

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Kunsthaus Graz

Kunsthaus Graz

The former inaccessible courtyard of the Kunsthaus Graz was temporarily designed to increase the value of a public open space and better integrate it into the urban environment.

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King’s Cross Central, London

King’s Cross Central, London

The King’s Cross Central project involves the redevelopment of surplus railway land wedged between King’s Cross and St Pancras.

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Aker Brygge, Oslo

Aker Brygge, Oslo

Residential property, shopping, offices, food outlets and entertainment. Welcome to the new Aker Brygge.

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Kirketorget Moss, Norway

Kirketorget Moss, Norway

Kirketorget is centrally located in Moss, with a number of key functions in the immediate vicinity; Moss church Moss Hall, Park Theatre, Kirkeparken high school, streets with its commercial life, restaurants and art galleries.

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Aix-en-Provence TGV, Bouches-du-Rhône

Aix-en-Provence TGV, Bouches-du-Rhône

With a speed over 300 km/h, the high-speed Train à Grande Vitesse (TGV) tears across the length and breadth of France.

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Walter Möller Park, Hamburg

Walter Möller Park, Hamburg

In the centre of the international maritime city of Hamburg is a green corridor named after the German anti-fascist Walter Möller.

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Dansaert, Brussel

Dansaert, Brussel

In the heart of the Dansaert district is the Place du Jardin aux Fleurs. A popular meeting place for people working, living and visiting the creative neighbourhood.

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A third-generation family business

It was in 1947, in Haugesund, that Johs. Vestre founded the business that was to become a leading supplier of street and park furniture in Norway. For nearly 70 years we have been helping to create social meeting places for millions of people. Passion for Scandinavian design, uncompromising quality and unique traditions of craftsmanship remain our prime movers

HISTORY

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