Introducing the world’s first furniture made from fossil-free steel13.06.2023
Earlier this year, it was announced that Vestre had become the first furniture company anywhere in the world to use SSAB's fossil-free steel. We now present the results of the partnership: the TELLUS bench. Designed by the multiple award-winning and celebrated Swedish designer Emma Olbers, who has long promoted the issue of sustainability in the design industry.
The KINN family is growing14.06.2022
Vestre recently introduced the KINN lounge chair, designed by Anderssen & Voll. The lounge chair was displayed for the first time during Milan Design Week 2022, as part of the Norwegian Presence design exhibition, where it was also joined by new chairs and tables from the KINN family.
We are now officially opening The Plus—the world’s most environmentally friendly furniture factory03.06.2022
After less than 18 months of construction, we are opening the doors to the world’s most environmentally friendly furniture factory. The Plus is the largest investment in the Norwegian furniture industry for decades. The factory will be a global showcase for sustainability and highly efficient manufacturing. With this, the town of Magnor on the Swedish border has gained both a factory and a tourist attraction.
Expanding our STOOP series, by Julien De Smedt21.03.2022
The Belgian designer and architect Julien De Smedt designed STOOP as a social and informal meeting place based on the universal idea of using steps as places to sit. Now, we welcome the STOOP mini bench and STOOP picnic table to the series—additions that open up the possibility of even more interactions and applications.
BRISKEBY by Andreas Engesvik – the design and materials01.03.2022
We have a new member of the Vestre furniture family—the BRISKEBY bench designed by Andreas Engesvik. With its impressive length—3 metres—BRISKEBY will be the longest bench in our range. It has a timeless Scandinavian expression and regardless of which environment it is placed in, it contributes to a generous and social meeting place with room for many.
The wood we use: Characteristics and areas of use09.11.2021
The choice of materials is a vital factor in ensuring that products are durable and can last for decade after decade. At Vestre, we use timber from one of the world’s most sustainable forestry sectors. Learn more about the properties of the different types of wood we use, and their recommended areas of use.