2019 is a special year for many design icons, including new proposals and great classics. They are witnesses of the evolution of design throughout the time. Mohd takes you on a journey to discover the iconic pieces, dated or not, that are still a symbol of timeless design and that have succeeded in establishing themselves on the international scene with their design identity.

For  Jean Marie Masseaud it is a special year: two of his most important works created ten years ago, are re-proposed in special editions. For  Poltrona Frau has signed a limited edition of the  Archibald armchair and Mohd offers you the chance to make your two exclusive models of the iconic Archibald out of the five signed by Jean Marie Massaud.

archibald armchair limited edition signed Jean Marie Massaud by Poltrona Frau

While for  MDF Italia , the  Flow has a more sculptural allure made by the matt white rear shell with transparent sandblasted leg or glossy black rear shell with leg painted black.

flow 10th chair MDF italia jean marie massaud

Poltrona Frau celebrates another of its icons, the 1919 armchair. On the occasion of its 100th has been redesigned by  Roberto Lazzeroni in a modern key, but respecting the needs of contemporary design. 2019 is the evolution of the historic capitonné leather model by Poltrona Frau.

2019 armchair roberto lazzeroni poltrona frau

2019 armchair roberto lazzeroni poltrona frau

Even more,  B&B Italia celebrates an icon: the famous  armchair by Gaetano Pesce . Re-proposed in an exclusive dress for the 50th anniversary with a striped beige/petrol green fabric inspired to the original color palette created in 1969.

 UP 50° armchair B&B Italia Gaetano Pesce

UP 50° armchair B&B Italia Gaetano Pesce

The famous shelving system, designed by Nisse and Kajsa Strinning, celebrates the 70th and for the occasion was presented  String Pocket Limited Edition in glass and stainless steel, a limited edition created by designer Mats Theselius. Only 2019 pieces of the String System will be produced and every piece will be numbered.

String Poket Limited Edition

In continuity with the tradition of the  Gebrüder Thonet Vienna brand to naming the seats with ascending numbers,  Michael Anastassiades designs the new  N.200 lounge chair to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the very first joinery workshop opening launched by Michael Thonet in Boppard in 1819.

N.200 lounge chair Michael Anastassiades Gebrüder Thonet Vienna

Instead, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the most famous design school in the world, the Bauhaus,  proposes the  Barcelona armchair in 365 pieces in 2019, one for each day of the year. Mohd allows you to have the exclusive armchair in green leather.

Barcelona armchair 100 years bauhaus Knoll

In conclusion, also  Kartell celebrates its 70th anniversary from the starting of the company and celebrates with an exhibition: "The Art Side of Kartell" curated by  Ferruccio Laviani and Rita Selvaggio and hosted in the space of the Palazzo Reale in Milan. Design icons are not just items to be bought to embellish your space, but pages of design history to which you can return the right weight.

Subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest trends in design and our experts' tips about furnishing and to not miss our exclusive and reserved promotions! Do you need help? Our design service is at your disposal to help you decorate your home with a unique style: your own. Contact us sending an email to [email protected] or calling +39.090.6258945.