Press Release:
The Sample Sale – London’s first multi-brand design sale opens tomorrow – up to 70% off

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4-6 March 2016
Victoria House B1, Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1B 4DA

The Sample Sale begins tomorrow, Friday 4 March, with doors opening at 12 noon.

In what promises to be the shopping event of the year, The Sample Sale features a selection of the world’s leading contemporary furniture, lighting and accessories brands, offering products at up to 70% off.

Hundreds of product lines will be available from 20 top participating brands including Anglepoise, Tom Dixon, Moroso, Innermost, Case Furniture, Tokyobike, LSA International, Nanimarquina, Plumen, The Vamp, Ligne Roset and Decode.

Look out for the daily ‘Star Buy’ – a different, stellar bargain each day with even further discounts. Don’t forget all stock will be replenished throughout the three day event, ensuring shoppers have a wide range of top design products to browse, no matter when they choose to visit.

Daily Star Buys are available on a first-come first-served basis:

Star Buys – Friday 4 March

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Clockwise from top: Moroso Bohemian Sofa WAS £12456, FRIDAY PRICE £5978.88; Nanimarquina Rabari Rug WAS £5011, FRIDAY PRICE £1503; Case Vitrina Low Sideboard Orange WAS £3500, FRIDAY PRICE £1200.

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Above from left: Arper Catifa 60 Meeting Chair WAS £1860, FRIDAY PRICE £250; Adventures in Furniture Swiss Walnut Table WAS £1695, FRIDAY PRICE £1195.

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Above from left: Arper Catifa 60 Meeting Chair WAS £1860, FRIDAY PRICE £250; Adventures in Furniture Swiss Walnut Table WAS £1695, FRIDAY PRICE £1195; Ligne Roset St James Dining Chair WAS £814, FRIDAY PRICE £249.

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Above from left: LSA International Velvet Wine Glass set of 2 WAS from £50, FRIDAY PRICE from £30; Very Good and Proper Serving Board Set WAS £102 FRIDAY PRICE £51.

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Above from left: Decode Play Coffee Table WAS £900, FRIDAY PRICE £450; Joined + Jointed Little Lazy Table and Chairs WAS £790, FRIDAY PRICE £510.

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Above from left: Vitamin K Lamp WAS £220, FRIDAY PRICE £154; Tom Dixon Fin Table Light Copper WAS £475, FRIDAY PRICE £145; Innermost Parasol Lamp by Jonas Forsman WAS £300, FRIDAY PRICE £45.

Star Buys – Saturday 5 March 

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Above from left: Joined + Jointed Vic Chair WAS from £175, SATURDAY PRICE from £120; Innermost Poke Stool WAS £129, SATURDAY PRICE £39; Vitamin Small Knot Lamp WAS £130, SATURDAY PRICE £65.

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Above from left: LSA International Haze Vodka Glasses 80ml x 4 (various colours available)
WAS £15, SATURDAY PRICE £10. Moroso Gentry Sofa WAS £5268, SATURDAY PRICE £2528.64.

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Above from left: Case Corral Armchair in Felt WAS £1415, SATURDAY PRICE £475;
Decode Respun Light WAS from £300 SATURDAY PRICE from £75; Another Country Stool Three in various finishes WAS from £190 SATURDAY PRICE from £133.

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Above from left: Tom Dixon Flood Chrome Pendant WAS £175, SATURDAY PRICE £55;
Very Good and Proper Sapele A-Joint Table WAS £2394, SATURDAY PRICE £699;
Channels Motley Benches WAS from £420, SATURDAY PRICE from £270.

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Above from left: Ligne Roset Anda Armchair WAS £1409, SATURDAY PRICE £549;
Nanimarquina Chillida Rug WAS £6929, SATURDAY PRICE £2772; Arper Catifa 53 Chair WAS £532, SATURDAY PRICE £100.

Star Buys – Sunday 6 March

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Above from left: Moroso Miss Armchair WAS £2700, SUNDAY PRICE £1296;
Case Bridge Dining Table WAS £1280, SUNDAY PRICE £650; Nanimarquina Mélange Rug WAS £1561, SUNDAY PRICE £547.

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Above from left: Another Country Dining Table One Round WAS £2015, SUNDAY PRICE £1511.25; Channels Monty Lounge Chair WAS £1150, SUNDAY PRICE £575.

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Above from left: LSA International Devoré Champagne Glasses x 2 WAS £30, SUNDAY PRICE £20; Ligne Roset Nemesis Extending Dining Table WAS £3023, SUNDAY PRICE £999; Tom Dixon Cell Tea Light Holder Brass WAS £35, SUNDAY PRICE £10.

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Above from left: Decode Cutaway Stool WAS £350, SUNDAY PRICE £100; Joined + Jointed Hans Desk WAS £550, SUNDAY PRICE £410; Innermost Circus Pendant WAS from £160, SUNDAY PRICE from £65.

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Above from left: Vitamin Cloak Lamp Oak Pendant WAS £350, SUNDAY PRICE £280;
Very Good and Proper Canteen Lino Table WAS from £654, SUNDAY PRICE from £199;
Arper Aston Direction Conference Chair WAS £1196, SUNDAY PRICE £350.

Participating Brands:

Adventures in Furniture
Anglepoise
Another Country
Arper
Case Furniture
Channels
Decode
Innermost
Joined + Jointed
Ligne Roset
LSA International
Moroso
Nanimarquina
Plumen
TFL
Tokyobike
Tom Dixon
The Vamp
Very Good and Proper
Vitamin

Press Contacts

All media enquiries should be directed to the designjunction team at Caro Communications
• Lizzie Colville, Senior Account Manager
• Luke Neve, Account Executive

E: designjunction@carocommunications.com
T: 020 7713 9388
W: www.carocommunications.com @carocomms

Notes to Editors

Key Information:
Date: 4-6 March 2016
Opening Hours: 12pm – 8pm (4 and 5 March); 12pm – 6pm (6 March)
Address: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London WC1
Ticket price: £5 in advance, £8 on the door

www.thesamplesale.co.uk @_TheSampleSale

About designjunction
designjunction is a leading exhibition for contemporary interior design and culture, held annually in London, Milan and New York. The flagship show takes place in London as part of the London Design Festival each September
– where more than 200 contemporary brands present their new collections to an international audience of architects, interior designers, retailers and media.

www.thedesignjunction.co.uk @_designjunction

Adventures in Furniture
Known for its commitment to sustainability, the team at Adventures in Furniture ensures that care is taken over the sourcing and crafting of unique, European made designs. The company specialises in large and extending dining tables combining natural materials, simple forms, traditional craftsmanship and contemporary designs to create furniture that looks beautiful and is built to last.

Anglepoise
Characterised by a pioneering perfect balance mechanism developed in the 1930s, and an engaging anthropomorphic form, this quintessentially British brand produces an incomparable series of premium lighting collections, with looks suited both for the home and for workplace interiors.

Another Country
Through honesty craftsmanship and simple aesthetics Another Country is a brand that celebrates the unpretentious forms of British Country kitchen style, Shaker, traditional Scandinavian and Japanese woodwork as key influences within its furniture. The brand itself has a commitment to run itself at the most sustainable level as possible; sourcing timber that is sustainably certified from either UK, European and US suppliers, which is then manufactured into furniture within workshops in the UK and Europe.

Arper
Arper is an Italian company that manufactures and distributes designer chairs, sofas and tables for contract, home and work sectors worldwide.

Case Furniture
Case Furniture is dedicated to delivering exceptional contemporary design at good value. Working with awardwinning designers, the brand creates furniture that is inherently modern, with integrity and character. With an exemplary attention to detail, the highest standards and never compromising on quality, Case use the foremost manufacturing techniques to deliver innovation, efficiency and affordability to a discerning audience.

Channels
Established now for more than 20 years, Channels usually designs furniture to commission, with every piece made in its own Shropshire workshop. Samuel’s aim is to offer “contemporary but enduring design: furniture pieces that keep their interest, made in such a way as to last, even improve, over time.”

Decode
For Decode, collaboration is at the heart of how its studio works. The company is involved in every stage of the production process: from the initial concept, through to design, manufacture, distribution and marketing. Using traditional materials and processes, the team ensures that its products are enjoyed and admired for the quality of their design and production.

Innermost
Innermost is a British design brand that stands for concept, quality and wit. Founded in London and working with designers from all over the world, founders Steve Jones and Russell Cameron have created a unique lighting and furniture brand.

Joined + Jointed
From the initial sketch to the finished piece, Joined + Jointed is collaborating with some of the most exciting designers working today – some established, others just emerging. We believe they are some of the finest talent around. The collective has been brought together by award-winning designer Samuel Chan. His purpose – to turn new design concepts into beautifully made pieces of furniture using his artisan production knowledge, and to offer them to like-minded furniture lovers at sensible, attainable prices.

Ligne Roset
Known for its collaborations with the foremost talents in contemporary design, Ligne Roset presents the consumer with a lifestyle choice, complementing its furniture collections with decorative accessories, lighting, rugs, textiles and occasional items. The Roset Group is distinguished from other manufacturers by its tradition of close collaboration with both established and emerging designers. Matching its deeply-held belief in design with investment and technical innovation, it possesses the knowledge and ability to build and consolidate a worldwide distribution network.

LSA International
Founded in London’s swinging sixties, LSA International quickly earned prominence with contemporary collections for dining, decorating and entertaining. Now celebrating 50 years of creativity and craftsmanship, the company continues to introduce highly anticipated additions to the range.

Moroso
Since its foundation in 1952, Moroso has worked closely with designers such as Ron Arad, Patricia Urquiola, Daniel Libeskind and Nendo. The company has always been open to new ideas, from its origins in post-war Italy where there was a culture of ‘doing things and doing them well’, Moroso has been farsighted, daring and certain of the advantage of combining craftsmanship and tailoring with industrial processing techniques to create unique products and by drawing on the worlds of industrial design, contemporary art and fashion.

Nanimarquina
This family-owned company is pioneer in the field of contemporary rug design; searching for constant innovation, handcraft techniques, and new materials. Based in Barcelona and NYC, the company produces in India and Pakistan discovering the unlimited possibilities of the craftsmanship. nanimarquina works with local and international designers to ensure a diversity of themes and experimentation with various textures, materials and shapes. The result: one-of-a-kind nanimarquina rugs for each of our customers. A rug for each space and emotion.

Plumen
Plumen are the creators of the world’s first designer low energy light bulbs. They have taken a familiar, existing design and transformed it. The energy efficient light bulb is now a desirable object to show and enjoy. Launched in 2010, the Plumen family has expanded to include two designs of energy efficient light bulb and five colours of Drop Cap Pendant Sets.

Tokyobike
tokyobike is a small, independent bicycle company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka. The name was derived from the design of the bikes. In the same way the mountain bike was designed for the mountains so tokyobike was designed for Tokyo. Based on the concept of ‘Tokyo Slow’ the bikes are designed to be light to ride with an emphasis on comfort over speed. The bike is simply a way to enjoy your city, as much about the journey as the destination.

Tom Dixon
Established in 2002 this British design brand has a commitment to innovation and a mission to revive the British furniture industry. The brand is inspired by the nation’s unique heritage and produces extraordinary objects for everyday use.

The Vamp
The Vamp transforms any old traditional speaker into a great sounding portable Bluetooth speaker allowing it to be used in the house, garden or park – anywhere! It allows you to retain the craftsmanship and quality of wellmade speakers whilst embracing new wireless technology.

Very Good & Proper
Very Good & Proper designs and manufactures practical yet carefully considered products that are built to last, using quality materials and craftsmanship. The company has collaborated with leading architects, interior designers and furniture dealers from around the world.

Vitamin
Set up by brothers Chris and Andy Vernall in 2004 the east London based studio produces designs that are not only functional and beautiful, but also fun and original.