Journal

2013

Seasons Greetings from Modus

20 Dec 2013

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As a very busy year comes to an end we would like to thank everyone who has supported us throughout 2013. We have had a really exciting year with a host of new product launches, the opening of our new showroom and the launch of a new catalogue.

FX Design Award

10 Dec 2013

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We were delighted to win an FX Award at a glittering awards ceremony at The Grosvenor house hotel with Hem by PearsonLloyd in the category of public, leisure or office furniture, against stiff competition from Vitra, Bisley, Orange Box and Coalesse.

Out of Sight an exhibition of new photographs by Angela Moore

30 Sep 2013

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As part of the London Design Festival and Clerkenwell Design Quarter we hosted Out of Sight: an exhibition of photography by Angela Moore. We commissioned Angela to shoot a series of landscapes around Somerset; the resulting images appear in our new catalogue designed by Studio Small.

Modus at designjunction

29 Sep 2013

Designjunction 2013 was held at the Old Sorting Office, New Oxford Street for the second year running. At the show, we unveiled the new Bloom range of tables from Magnus Long, as well as Michael Sodeau’s new Noughts and Crosses tables. Designjunction was also people’s first chance to see the Hem chair, Norse chair and Geta sofas in the UK.

Modus, TFL Canteen and Barbecoa Resturant @ designjunction

26 Sep 2013

Along with all this we also built and furnished Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa restaurant on site. Our PLC Chairs and Noughts and crosses stools and tables furnished the space whilst Barbecoa served signature favourites such as pit smoked pork sandwiches and smoked short ribs with chipotle tomato salsa.

Bloom by Magnus Long

4 Sep 2013

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The Bloom family of tables by Magnus Long fall somewhere between formal and informal. Bloom features a curvilinear waist at the foot of the stem, which gives it the appearance of growing up from the base-plate. With compact laminate or oak ply rounded square tops, the tables are available in various sizes and bases, and in a variety of heights...

Out of Sight Exhibition

4 Sep 2013

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To celebrate the launch of our beautiful new catalogue by Studio Small, Modus will be hosting an exhibition of specially commissioned work by Angela Moore in our newly refurbished Clerkenwell showroom which has been completely refitted and extended to more than double its original area. The exhibition features a series of dramatic, limited edition, large format prints which capture the...

New Collections at Designjunction

29 Aug 2013

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At designjunction, Modus will launch a series of new products; Bloom, a family of pedestal tables by Magnus Long and a range of tables by Michael Sodeau to extend his Noughts and Crosses collection. In addition, the modular Geta sofa by Arik Levy, the Hem Chair by PearsonLloyd and the timber Norse chair by Simon Pengelly will make their UK debut.

Sample Sale

12 Jul 2013

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For the fist time, Modus furniture will be having a sale at their Great Sutton Street showroom.  Open seven days a week for the duration of the sale, this is a unique opportunity to shop hundreds of bargains from some of the hottest names in design - Arik Levy, PearsonLloyd, Simon Pengelly, Michael Sodeau to name but a few.

Pop up Barbecoa Restaurant at Designjunction

12 Jul 2013

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This year’s designjunction restaurant will again be brought to you by Modus, this time in conjunction with Jamie Oliver’s barbecue steakhouse, Barbecoa. Michael Sodeau will create the restaurant using natural timber to enhance the raw space of The Sorting Office. Modus’ PLC furniture and Noughts and Crosses bar stools and tables will complete the restaurant’s interior.

New Noughts and Crosses Tables

12 Jul 2013

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Designed to partner the Noughts and Crosses stools, this new family of four multi-functional tables are available in three different heights for a variety of applications. The three and four legged oak tables have a steel powder coat O or X which can be made in a variety of colours; the tall cafe table has a shelf and hooks for...

As Modus launches Hem, the latest chair by PearsonLloyd, they talk about their approach to sustainability

19 Jun 2013

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“We’ve never been ones to shout from the rooftops about our sustainable credentials. We just believe in doing things properly,” says Tom Lloyd, one half of celebrated British design duo PearsonLloyd.

Bodleian Chair competition

18 Jun 2013

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In September 2012 the University of Oxford's historic Bodleian Libraries launched a competition to design a new reading room chair for the institution's Weston Library. 

Designjunction - new launches

12 Jun 2013

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At designjunction, Modus will launch a series of new products; Bloom, a family of pedestal tables by Magnus Long, a new four-leg stacking version of the Hem chair by PearsonLloyd and a range of tables by Michael Sodeau to extend his Noughts and Crosses collection. In addition, the modular Geta sofa by Arik Levy and the timber Norse chair by...

Modus at INTRO NY 2013

9 May 2013

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 Invite for Modus at INTRO NY 201318-20 May 2013

Modus Party

19 Apr 2013

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Modus was at the epicentre of the EDIT launch party. With queues around the block, globe-trotting designers and VIPs flocked to La Pelota for the first big party of the Salone.

Modus debut new products at INTRO NY, New York, 18-20 May 2013

19 Apr 2013

Modus, one of the UK’s leading design manufacturers, will launch a range of new products at INTRO NY. Furniture from Pengelly Design, Christophe Pillet, Jonathan Prestwich and Michael Sodeau will be premiered as part of this brand new collective show. Located in a Broome Street gallery, INTRO NY brings a hand-picked selection of the latest in global contemporary design to...

Modus at EDIT

19 Apr 2013

Our launch products: Geta by Arik Levy, Hem by PearsonLloyd and Norse by Simon Pengelly received a great response, as did a host of existing products from designers Christophe Pillet, Patrick Norguet, Jonathan Prestwich and Michael Sodeau.

Size matters

25 Mar 2013

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The Library sofa breaks new ground in terms of scale of moulding but still retains a delicacy of form “Although the Library sofa was a large piece of furniture, it was important that its footprint was light compared to its size,” says Michael Sodeau, the man responsible for this new addition to the Modus range.

Crane TV

15 Mar 2013

Crane TV, the premium online video magazine for contemporary culture, will be setting up temporary home at EDIT. The very best international designers will take their seats in the studio created and furnished by Modus as Crane TV brings you all the highlights of the Salone del Mobile.

Apartment 58 and Modus' VIP lounge

15 Mar 2013

London’s newest private member’s club for the creative industries, Apartment 58, will be hosting and recreating the relaxed and fluid feel of their club in a site-specific installation at EDIT. Fully furnished by Modus, the VIP lounge will be a place to socialise, relax or work during the hectic few days of the Italian design festival.

Simon Pengelly's award-winning shelving system for Modus continues to wow in Milan this year

15 Mar 2013

Meta was Simon Pengelly's first piece of furniture for Modus and the first UK design the brand manufactured in 2001, marking a significant milestone for both parties.

Milan 2013

14 Mar 2013

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EDIT

18 Feb 2013

designjunction will present EDIT, a carefully curated exhibition of over 30 brands, at this year's Milan Furniture Fair (9-14 April 2013).

Arik Levy in conversation with Helen Parton

18 Feb 2013

Arik Levy discusses his work including the Geta storage system, his first Modus collaboration.

Modus at imm Cologne 2013

11 Jan 2013

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Modus - imm Cologne 201314-20 JanuaryGalerie 30worksAntwerpener Str. 4250672 kölnopening timesMonday 14 - Saturday 1911:00 - 20:00Sunday 20 11:00 - 18:00Cocktails Tuesday 1518:00 - 22:00