Perillo Chair by Martin Ballendat at 2011 IMM Cologne (2)

Perillo Chair by Martin Ballendat
Perillo Chair by Martin Ballendat. It was awarded with a 2009 Red Dot award.

Update: As indicated in the comments: Probably inspired by Pierre Paulin’s Ribbon Chair

Update 2: About Martin Ballendat:


1958 born in Bochum
1983 diploma for Industrial Design at the university Folkwangschule, Essen
1983 – 1986 designer for the company Sedus, Waldshut
1995 head of the department design and product development for the company Wiesner Hager, Austria
Since 1995 independet design studio with 16 staff members and 2 locations in Germany and Austria

Active for more than 30 well known brands in 13 countries:
Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA, Poland, France, Thailand, Egypt, Japan and Turkey
Most important references: Dauphin (GER), Team 7 (AUT), Brunner (GER), Tonon (I), Züco (SUI), Mobica (EGY), Lucaris Glass (THA)
For more than 15 years lecturer and visiting professor at the university of applied sciences in the field of design in Graz and Salzburg

More than 100 design prizes and other rewards, among them: 25x Red Dot (2x Best of the Best), 13x IF-Award, Best of Neocon Chicago Gold and Silver,
Good Design Award, Best of the Best Interieur Innovations Award, Focus LGA Stuttgart in Gold and Silver, Design Plus Award, Materialica Award,
IIDEX Gold Award Canada, National Award Saarland and further prizes in Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Japan, China, Hungary and many more

member of the Rotary Club
married, four children


Chair Bertus by Alain Monnens got a 2010 Red Dot Award

Chair Bertus by Alain Monnens
Chair Bertus by Alain Monnens

The Chair Bertus by Belgian designer Alain Monnens grabbed a 2010 Red Dot Award.

It is on show in Kortrijk up to today. Sadly, again I couldn’t attend this Biennial.

Via IDAM, Industrial Design Alain Monnens.

Bretz introduces their 2010 Kautsch sofas by Carolin Fieber

Check out these amazing retro sofas that won the Reddot Design Award in 2010 by Carolin Fieber. I’ve always loved Bretz‘s boldness and modernness yet staying perfectly comfortable.