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Modus HQ

18 Dec 2016

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Last November we moved to our new premises in the beautiful South Somerset countryside, one year on we asked photographer Nick Ballon to visit us and document our environment. Our new catalogue features images from the shoot and includes all our current ranges plus new products for 2016 and a glimpse of our production facilities where traditional upholstery techniques meet...

Modus at London Design Festival

13 Sep 2016

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The London Design Festival will see Modus at designjunction in its new, permanent venue at King’s Cross. Exhibiting in Cubitt house, alongside over two hundred leading design brands, Modus will be showing new ranges by Michael Sodeau and Jonathan Prestwich.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2016

12 May 2016

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Modus are back and refreshed from a great show in the halls of Milan at Salone del Mobile. Come along to our showroom during Clerkenwell Design Week and see the new ranges for yourself.

Salone del Mobile – Milan 16

8 Apr 2016

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Modus are pleased to be showing in the halls of Milan again at Salone del Mobile this year and we will be exhibiting our largest presentation to date.As ever, the new product ranges focus on functionality and meticulously distilled form and combine quality of design with manufacturing excellence.

Modus launch recycled cork stool with 10% of profits going to MOVEMENT ON THE GROUND

7 Apr 2016

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MOVEMENT ON THE GROUND is a foundation that responds to the humanitarian crises affecting the men, women and children forced from their homes by climate change, poverty and war.

We Have Moved!

16 Dec 2015

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Having outgrown our old premesis, Modus have now moved to fantastic, purpose built factory which will accommodate our growing team and provide a stimulating environment in the beautiful South Somerset countryside.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Modus team

16 Dec 2015

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We would like to wish all our customers peace, health and happiness at Christmas and in the coming year.

Modus 2015

16 Dec 2015

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2015 has been a very busy year for us with shows in Milan, New York and London. Our new table system; Edge has gone on to win the prestigious design Guild award and has been shortlisted for both the Blueprint and FX design awards.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2015

12 May 2015

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If you missed us in Milan and New York we will be showing our new ranges by Sir Kenneth Grange and SmithMatthias, Claesson Koivisto Rune and Michael Sodeau alongside the new members of our growing Edge family from PearsonLloyd.

Modus invite you to the launch of Edge by PearsonLloyd

8 May 2015

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Modus introduces Edge: A family of tables that spans the divide between workplace and hospitality, between independent table and desking. A table system that parallels the way we work, meet and interact.

Modus in New York

8 May 2015

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Modus are delighted to be returning to New York for NYCxDESIGN 2015.  We will be showing at designjunction edit New York against the fabulous, industrial backdrop of the infamous ArtBeam building in the heart of Chelsea’s premier art district.

Modus to sponsor interior of the year at the upcoming icon awards

11 Nov 2014

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Modus are please to announce they will be sponsoring the interior of the year at the upcoming icon awards.The Icon Awards, Icon Magazine’s annual celebration of the best in architecture and design from Britain and across the world.

Modus complete 3 Peaks Challenge

27 Oct 2014

We are really pleased to announce that our team successfully completed the national 3 peaks challenge on the weekend of the 10th October. The challenge turned out to be a real test of both mental and physical stamina and pushed us all to the limits of our endurance.

Transport for London at Designjunction

17 Sep 2014

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Modus will be providing the furniture for Transport for London's (TfL’s) exclusively designed pop up restaurant at design junction. PLC chairs and tables and Noughts and Crosses tables and stools will all feature in the scheme upholstered in the latest TfL fabrics from Kirkby Design. Created in partnership with the East London Liquor Company and celebrating the year of the...

VIP Lounge at Designjunction

17 Sep 2014

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Modus are proud to be furnishing the VISA VIP lounge at designjunction. Designed by Michael Sodeau, the space will feature a collection of signature pieces including the PLC lounge chair, Orbital table and chair and Sodeau's latest design - the elegant Lily chair. These ranges will sit alongside lighting by Flos, flooring by Bolon and textiles by Kvadrat.

April by Sir Kenneth Grange and Jack Smith

21 Aug 2014

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Modus will be unveiling our first collaboration with Sir Kenneth Grange and Jack Smith - April. An exclusive installation in our Clerkenwell showroom will reveal the new April modular system in all its sculptural versatility and effortless elegance. Launched in Milan, the April sofa is now joined by a complete system of modular components that offer the potential for a...

The Modus Team Prepare For The Three Peaks Challenge

13 Aug 2014

The Modus Team Prepare For The Three Peaks Challenge on the 10/11th October

Modus at INTRO/NY

19 May 2014

This May, INTRO/NY returned to New York Design Week for the second year running. Here we showcased our new products April by Sir Kenneth Grange and Jack Smith and Lily by Michael Sodaeu, along with works by Morph, PearsonLloyd, Simon Pengelly and Magnus Long. 

INTRO / NY

8 May 2014

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We will be showing new products April by Sir Kenneth Grange and Jack Smith and Lily by Michael Sodaeu, along with works by Morph, PearsonLloyd, Magnus Long.

Modus at EDIT, Milan 2014

22 Apr 2014

EDIT by Designjunction 2014 was set against the historic backdrop of Palazzo Morando, in the heart of Milan's fashion district. At the show, we launched our new projects including collaborations with Britain's foremost product designer, Sir Kenneth Grange, and Jack Smith and along two new chairs by Michael Sodeau and Jonathan Prestwich.

Edit Milan April 2014

2 Apr 2014

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We will be launching new projects including collaborations with Britain’s foremost product designer; Sir Kenneth Grange, and Jack Smith and along two new chairs by Michael Sodeau and Jonathan Prestwich.

January Sample Sale

14 Jan 2014

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For the second 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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 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.

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.

Milan 2013

14 Mar 2013

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Modus at imm Cologne 2013

11 Jan 2013

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PechaKucha perfectly rounds off Clerkenwell Design Week

11 Jun 2012

The crowds gathered in force for the latest PechaKucha night held last month at Clerkenwell Design Week.

Modus at Clerkenwell Design week

26 Apr 2012

Park Lane is a stunning new furniture collection. The collection is upholstered with generously proportioned feather cushions and is available in both two and three  seater versions. An armchair completes the collection, which is suitable for domestic or contract interior.

PechaKucha

6 Apr 2012

This February, the Design Museum played host to the first PechaKucha of 2012. The Terence Conran retrospective exhibition was the perfect backdrop to the British design-themed event, which took place on 28 February.

Pecha Kucha London for 2012

21 Feb 2012

Having taken guardianship of the Pecha Kucha debating format for London, Modus are pleased to announce the first event for 2012. The Design Museum, currently exhibiting a Terence Conran retrospective, plays host to the first London Pecha Kucha of 2012. Expect the usual lively atmosphere in this fast-paced presentation style, devised by Klein Dytham Architecture, with a raft of design...

Sleep Event

7 Oct 2011

Next month we will be exhibiting at the Sleep Event from 23 – 24 November. Visit us on stand 26 at the Business Design Centre, London.

Process

7 Sep 2011

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To celebrate the London Design Festival, we will be presenting a unique installation in our showroom in Clerkenwell entitled: Process – an exhibition of chairs showing step by step production methods from traditional to modern techniques, explained through drawings, images, prototypes and models.

Pick a colour

19 Sep 2010

A stunning installation of the new PLC chair by PearsonLloyd is now on show in our Clerkenwell showroom for London Design Festival. The eye catching display features 36 one off colours exclusively produced for the event.