Friday, 26 January 2018



Back to 2017. We were at the Dubai fair. We were in London. The time has come for the great Cologne fair in 2018. When it comes to interior design, Milan, Cologne and Paris fairs set standards for the entire industry.

We presented our DESIGN DUE collection. Based on experiences with the previous events, we believed in success. After all, our collection passed hard exams, it was judged by professional designers. The verdict was always positive. Cologne was another success. This is, of course, what we believed in.

We were visited by several dozen representatives of companies from all over the world, although most of the visitors were from Germany. It is worth recalling an interesting meeting with a representative of Amazon who was truly interested in our furniture. We were moved by what he said about its workmanship. He stated that DUE furniture looked much better live than in pictures which was rather a sensation. As a manager of Amazon, he is certainly an expert in this field, in visualisation, in online product presentation, etc. Yes, it is true, we consider the workmanship of each piece of furniture as definitely more important than the pictures. After all, our clients buy real furniture, not its pictures. We passed on this information to our carpenters and contractors. They were moved that the representative of the world’s largest trading company appreciated its workmanship.

We were also encouraged by attracting media attention. I must admit that we were surprised at the same time. After all, our booth was visited by a media delegation of The Paddock – an exclusive motorisation magazine. Luxury cars, motorcycles, collector vehicles, F1, etc. Some part of it is devoted to living an elegant lifestyle. They interviewed us and published an article on DESIGN DUE in their magazine. Its digital issue is available at (pages 131-132). DUE furniture basking in the glare of Ferrari and Aston Martin. However, does not our Die Korkenmaschine have anything in common with Ferrari? If you are already a Ferrari and helicopter owner, you should definitely own a wine tasting table.


The second day of the fair was marked by Polish television visiting us to record a feature. We were also visited by representatives of the European design blogosphere. We answered numerous questions, we accepted congratulations for our courage in designing. We were asked whether we were not behind in producing our furniture, taking into account favourable tendencies for furniture made of old wood, of recycled materials and, at the same time, being of progressive design. The question is encouraging as well. Of course, we are not behind in creating, since this term is a better choice than “production” and “producing”. It is not only about semantics. The act of creation is something else than prosaic production.

We were also visited by a representative of Wine Enthusiast, New York. Yes, the one working with the renowned Robert Parker. Their online store sells everything related to wine, starting with wine cellars in residences to a wine opener. Our sense of style and sales prices were appreciated by the U.S. visitor. We hope that we establish cooperation, and that DUE furniture reaches the U.S. market and perhaps the entire world.

We are going to the Stockholm fair in two weeks…

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Friday, 22 December 2017


The chair made of old pine wood. The seat upholstered with natural jute.

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Friday, 15 December 2017


The chair made of barrel elements. The seat upholstered. The chair structure exposes curvatures of barrel staves.

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Sunday, 10 December 2017


The throne-like chair made of old oak wood. Upholstery is natural – made of jute. The back cushion held by thin metal rods.

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Friday, 8 December 2017


The table top made of barrel lids of 2×1 m. The glass window of 1.5×0.6 m fixed inside the top. The table base made of alternating barrel staves; two open crate structures.

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Tuesday, 5 December 2017


The table made of asymmetrically arranged old pine rafters which resemble an urban development plan or a maze. The table has two tops – the main one of 2×1 m and the bottom one of 1.5×0.7 m. Both tops are made of old oak wood. Glass windows are fixed inside them.

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Friday, 1 December 2017


An arrangement of 18 tops made of old wood. The tops are set vertically and fixed perpendicularly to each other to form a filter-like structure. They are 2 cm thick. They differ in surface, the largest top covers 70 cm2, while the smallest one – 30 cm2. The table base is a 10 cm-thick horizontal top to which the entire structure is fixed. The main top is 2 cm-thick square glass of 1.5×1.5 m.

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Monday, 27 November 2017


Two flower-like structures arranged together – the smaller structure inside the larger one. The table is made entirely of 400 l-barrel elements. The table base is made of a 400 l-barrel lid. The larger glass top is 150 cm, while the smaller one – 70 cm in diameter.

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017


The propeller-like base made of barrel staves resembling a propeller. The square top is made of barrel lids. Glass is fixed inside it. The top of 150×150 cm. The table is 75 cm high.

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Tuesday, 14 November 2017


The top made of 15 mm-thick square glass of 1.5×1.5 m. The table base is made of old rafters forming a trapezoid duo.

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