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The Spanish Seating Renaissance

Broad innovations in material and form shape Spain into a furniture design leader

by Largetail in Design on 24 June 2010

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To say that the Spanish furniture industry is in the midst of a renaissance is an understatement. Within the past two decades, the country's furniture market has witnessed an astonishing transformation, from nascent industry to big-league all-star.

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Spanish companies are displaying their proficiency across a broad spectrum of materials—wood, metals, plastics, wovens and upholstery—for both indoor and outdoor furniture. From Konstantin Grcic and Jamie Hayon for BD Barcelona Design to Patricia Urquiola for Kettal, we've selected a range of important new Spanish seating design—with an occasional nod to the good life outdoors.

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Pictured clockwise from top left: "La Clasica," by Jesús Gasca for Stua; "Maia" by Patricia Urquiola for Kettal; "Lounger" by Jamie Hayon for BD Barcelona; "Showtime" by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona

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