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Helping clean up the oceans: Our Simplex 3D and Marva swivel chairs are now available with an upholstered cover made of 100% recycled polyester.

Lotte, Chairs with armrests for the elderly

"Lotte" is a chair with armrests created by designer Sarah Hossli for her Master's degree at ECAL, Lausanne – in cooperation with the Neubad multigenerational house in Basel and Girsberger Customized…

Conference table system with a beer glaze

This conference table system is a unique solution of a very special kind. How can a seamless 20-metre table possibly be delivered to a meeting room without suitably sized doors or windows?

Upcycling desks to create home-office furniture

It's upcycling at its best: old desks stored in the warehouse of a large company were taken to pieces and the tabletops were cut up and reused to produce completely new items of furniture.

Tely, Room-in-room modules for open-plan offices

Office layouts with open-plan areas mean there is a need for private spaces. Superdraft Studio got together with Girsberger Customized Furniture to develop the idea of Tely specifically for telephone…

Marel – a luxurious, relaxed and extremely comfortable chair

This is a versatile, homely chair with a highly comfortable, flexible seat and lavishly padded, luxurious upholstery. The striking ridges and slight folds are characteristic. The various slender and…

Burkhard Vogtherr 1942 - 2019

An obituary: The Eyla conference swivel chair will be the last of Burkhard Vogtherr's chair models to be launched on the European market. Vogtherr was one of the best-known German furniture designers.…

New leather types

Girsberger's leather collection has been expanded to include two haptically and visually interesting new ecological leathers in several colourways: Verona, a cowhide nubuck leather with a velvety…

Modell 1600 Black Line

The classic Modell 1600 lounge chair is now available in a new version, the Black Line. As the name suggests, the frame is a deep black.