6 FACTS ABOUT DESIGN THEFT.

Why buy authentic furniture? 5 facts why replicas are wrong.
1. THE WORD ‘REPLICA’ CONFUSES CONSUMERS Consumers think the replica is connected to the original designer or licensed brand. ‘Replica’ is mistaken for a trend – like ‘vintage’ or ‘industrial.’ It’s time to get real – replica is fake. Replica is design theft. 2. DESIGNERS EARN INCOME FROM ROYALTIES Industrial designers and furniture designers work in small studios or as designer-makers. Design theft robs them of a rightful income – royalties, a small percentage of net sales. They can’t afford

Olsen + Ormandy

Louise Olsen + Stephen Ormandy are the artistic force behind Dinosaur Designs. 

Signe Hytte, Designer Signe Hytte

Signe Hytte

Signe Hytte is a purist with a capital P. She finds beauty in the absolute essence of things, where she seeks to strip away anything extra without eliminating the essential. Prior to graduating from TEKO Design and Business School in Denmark, Hytte studied Aesthetic and Culture at Aarhus University. “I have a deep desire to do something special without over-doing it,” says Hytte. “Aiming for something simple yet meaningful, that you feel good about looking at and living with.”

Sami Kallio

Sami Kallio was born in Finland and raised in Sweden, where he honed his skills in traditional woodworking craftsmanship, such as compression moulding and woodturning. An award-winning designer with a studio based in in Gothenburg, Kallio designs furniture and interiors translating classical shapes into contemporary expressions with an industrial aesthetic which resonate with a modern-minded audience.

&Tradition

&Tradition reworks design icons from past masters and creates tomorrow’s classics in collaboration with contemporary designers, upholding the tenets of craftsmanship to produce furniture, lighting and accessories that meet modern needs for function, comfort and beauty.

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