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GIR Guide for Plant Lovers

We are presenting you a guide through plants of GIR Store (with instructions on how to care them that can come in handy), a list of indoor plants that might be the perfect fit for any beginner, and a carefully curated selection of pots and accessories made just for you.

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Icons of 20th Century : Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand was woman of boundless design fluency, she was a master of translation, tirelessly working to transform her experiences of the world, through design, into visions of contemporary living. Architect, artist, traveler, designer, and urban planner, Perriand moved across scales, using her travel photography as a form of designerly-research, informing her projects.

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Brew your own coffee with style

Today with all the new and progressive coffee brewing methods available, you may have a tough time deciding on just one method as your go-to. And while there are standard recommendations, coffee making is really all about personal taste. But making with style!

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Designers Today : Afteroom Studio

Afteroom was founded and is directed by the Taiwanese team of Hung-Ming Chen and Chen-Yen Wei, and their mission is simple: to create uncomplicated furniture and objects that become more valuable as time goes on. The duo starts by presenting an attitude of honesty and simplicity and a clear eye toward the world we live in

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Icons of 20th century: Marcel Breuer

Marcel Breuer was a true icon of 20th century. He was a Hungarian-American designer and architect whose career touched nearly every aspect of design, from kitchen utensils to the biggest buildings

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Icons of 20th Century: Pierre Jeanneret

A visionary of modernist architecture and design, Swiss-born architect and furniture designer Pierre Jeanneret worked for most of his life alongside his cousin Le Corbusier. Together, the pair pioneered a new aesthetic vocabulary that placed function and order over embellishment – Jeanneret’s work imbuing the strict geometry of modernism with energetic diagonals and light materials

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The Love Story of Walter and Ise Gropius

This is the story of Walter and Ise Gropius. Even though it may not be widely known, but they were a remarkable couple! They were both brave, had a vision, and lived their lives in according to their aesthetic. They truly lived everything Bauhaus stands for.

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The Love Story of Alvar and Aino Aalto

Alvar and Aino Aalto were one of the famous modernist couples that believed in the principle of total design (Gesamtkunstwerk) and tried to connect art with technology. Read their love story here!

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Designers Today : Iskos – Berlin

Iskos – Berlin is a Copenhagen based studio, founded in 2010 by design duo Boris Berlin and Aleksej Iskos. Their activities cover a broad spectrum of design fields from product and furniture design to graphic, exhibition, and interior design.

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The Art of making Tea

Today, tea is still used for when we have a cold to help us get better, and we usually drink it on cold days as a hot beverage. But how did we discover tea? What about the art of making tea? Every tea enthusiast can tell you that it’s not just pouring hot water over herbs.

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Ethnicraft – Novelties 2019

Ethnicraft just launched new statement pieces on the Furniture Fair in Cologne. For 2019, Ethnicraft presents 4 new eye-catching dining tables, comfy upholstered dining chairs as well as several statement racks and cupboards.

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Muuto – Spring / Summer 2019

Muuto just introduced their latest new perspectives on Scandinavian design, including the Cover Lounge Chair, Linear Steel Series and Still Café Table along with a new shell version of the Fiber Lounge Chair and a new, smaller size of the Ambit Pendant Lamp.

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Christmas Decoration Guide

It’s Holiday season and whether you are excited about decorating your home or are just looking forward to non-working days, the fact is – you will be spending more time at home, curled up with a good book on the couch or maybe hosting a dinner party for your friends and family.

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Christmas Gift Guide 2019

The holiday season is one of the most celebrating times of the year – it is when we can gather together and enjoy the company of those we love. No matter whether you’re celebrating old traditions, starting new ones, or just looking for a simple something to show you care, you must discover our specially curated selection, from thoughtful gift ideas to festive home inspiration!

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Brand Development Award

At the recently finished 56th Furniture Fair in Belgrade, GIR won three awards, the Best Product nomination, a nomination for the Best Accompanying Interior Element, and the most significant one, the Golden Key for Brand Development”.

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Ready Made Curtains by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

Kvadrat has been doing extensive research into the domestic curtain, an area which is often overlooked. Bouroullec and Kvadrat Textiles have joined creative forces to solve some of the issues that can come along with window dressing and created the Ready Made Curtain.

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Designers Today : Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Since their earliest work in the late 1990s, French brothers Ronan and Erwan have brought fresh energy to design. Whereas most new objects are variations of existing ones, France’s most talented duo develops entirely original types of products – and it helps that there are two of them.

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The Story behind Oblo coat hanger

One of the design studio that is oriented for a more human creation of objects which respond to real situations and interactions rather than to purely functionalist is La Mamba, a young design team established in 2008 in Spain. New members of their design family are Oblo coat hangers and Pendulum desk mirror, specially designed for new GIR collection.

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Muuto – Fall / Winter 2018

New designs from Muuto are in! Scandinavian design brand Muuto has just launched a series of new designs for Fall/Winter collection, and they’re a dream for any minimalist out there. This collection will be available soon at GIR Store.

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Back-to-school time!

Helping your child achieve their dreams begins earlier than you might think. These tips for creating space for study, play time and relaxation will fire up their imagination while preparing them for back-to-school time.

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Designers Today : Cecilie Manz

A career that spans twenty years as she patiently honed her skills to emerge today as one of the major figures of Scandinavian design. Despite her taste for experimenting with new materials and exploring original functions, whenever she sits down at her drawing table the process is invariable. Every new design starts with

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Now Playing

Are you wondering what we listen this month in GIR store? If you feel like you need some help springing into the rest of 2018 and the warmer days, check out our favorite playlists below.

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Designers Today : Norm Architects

Norm Architects is a multidisciplinary design studio focusing on residential architecture, commercial interiors, industrial design, photography, graphics and art direction.

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New Ethnicraft introductions for 2018

Solid wood continues to play its part as the protagonist in our collection, which continues to bring life to the balance between form and function for furniture that is truly lasting in both quality and design.

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Designers Today : Anderssen & Voll

We represent the minds behind the Oslo based design studio Anderssen & Voll. The duo has been given international awards and recognition for their work.

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Muuto Spring / Summer collection

A few days ago, MUUTO introduced to us new collection for Spring/ Summer 2018. All this new pieces will be available soon at GIR Store.

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Design Letters x Arne Jacobsen

Jacobsen is best known for his simple, light, compact and well proportioned chairs. He designed a unique typeface, so that the shapes of the letters would match his desired overall aesthetic effect.

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Design classic: Craft salt and pepper mills

Good design should never be an excuse for a higher price but it is often a legitimate reason. Superior products by definition should contain superior materials and can require small scale manufacturing involving many skilled processes. The Craft Mills exemplify this approach.

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Design Classics : Togo Sofa

The Togo happens to be one of the most favorite pieces of seating ever designed. There’s something so fascinating about the caterpillaresque design with its low-profile lounge. This collection has been the ultimate in comfort and style for almost 45 years.

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Ligne Roset at GIR Store

Ligne Roset is the French creator-manufacturer-distributor of contemporary high-end furniture. A highly contemporary international designer brand, Ligne Roset is renowned worldwide for its collections of cutting-edge furniture and accessories.

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GIR article for BravaCasa

Uncompromising dedication to quality and staunch commitment to design, identified in clear and modern form, have naturally allowed for another evolutionary step of GIR company, this time in the form of an author collection.

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GIR People

“I grew together with GIR, and considering that I went through all the processes since GIR was established until today, my job is to be available to help everyone, everywhere and in every moment, in order for us to obtain the best possible product.”

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GIR Techniques

“We are the rough part of production, we make panels, elements, we cut and grind… actually, we’re trying to create something from the timber we have, to the best of our abilities.”

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Interview: Autori

We find out more about the ideas behind the GIR Store interior design project in conversation with Dijana, Maja and Dušan.

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Wood

Manifold meanings ascribed to wood, in different times and different nations, carry both material and symbolic value.