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
Star Buys – Saturday 5 March
Star Buys – Sunday 6 March
Adventures in Furniture
Joined + Jointed
Very Good and Proper
All media enquiries should be directed to the designjunction team at Caro Communications
• Lizzie Colville, Senior Account Manager
• Luke Neve, Account Executive
Notes to Editors
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
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.
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.
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.
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 is an Italian company that manufactures and distributes designer chairs, sofas and tables for contract, home and work sectors worldwide.
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.
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.”
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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.
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.