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Nuur wins the 22nd Compasso d’Oro

The International Jury of the 22nd Compasso d’Oro Award, presided over by Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis, has awarded the triennial Compasso d’oro prize to Nuur, the table designed by Simon Pengelly, for the “exceptional lightness and attention to detail in its design”. The Awards Ceremony was held in Rome the 12th July 2011, at MACRO, the Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Nuur table will become part of this unique collection of design projects attesting to over 50 years of the history of Italian design.

The Compasso d’Oro originated in Milan in 1954 from an idea of Giò Ponti. It is the most important Italian design award for the project, product and research, and is promoted by ADI, the Industrial Design Association.
The table features laminated wood or wood veneered MDF top in square shape. The look is accentuated through the presence of polished or painted aluminium frame. The Compasso d’Oro adds itself to the list of other international awards obtained in 2010: the Design Guild Mark and the Design Week Awards in the United Kingdom; the Interior Innovation Award and the IF Product Design Award in Germany.

Adi Design for Bea by Fuksas

ADI, Industrial Design Association, which represents the whole Italian Design system, has selected BEA as one of the best products in the triennium 2006/2008. BEA has been included in the prestigious ADI DESIGN CODEX ‘06/08 which represents the excellence of the Italian Design during the triennium and at the same time define the pre-selection to the most important Italian Award “Compasso d’Oro”.

Bea is an ergonomic chair for an operative life in office as at home. In its loaded version, it includes the strictest ergonomic and safety standards (EN, ANSI-BIFMA), while in its non-work versions it becomes a residential lounge chair. An internal frame Zytel 80G33 is covered with double layer of reinforced Pebax. The operative model is characterized by BeaRevo synchron mechanism with seven push & click button to adjust its ergonomic set-up. Indeed, Bea has special features that support the back, especially the lumbar area and also armrests are adjustable in height and inclination. The flexible and soft design belongs to Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas.