New Year, new favorites!
With plenty of enthusiasm and full of anticipation for the coming season, we can finally introduce you to the new Ethnicraft collection for 2021. New 2021 Ethnicraft collection is for every room or space: from the furniture that defines the purpose of an area, to the objects that layer it with meaning.
Although this year's Belgrade Furniture Fair will not take place, due to unavoidable circumstances, the tradition of special discounts and novelties continues this year as well, with the Fair Season in GIR Store. In the period from November 5 to December 10, you can expect special discounts.
Last month, Danish brand ferm LIVING opened the doors to their first ever Boutique and Showroom in the heart of Copenhagen. Nestled between picturesque canals and quirky houseboats in Christiania, their inspiring new home is located inside a historic building that dates all the way back to 1777. Spanning the entire 450m² ground floor space, here you... Read more »
During this time, it is helpful for parents to consider their child’s needs for structure, education, exercise, social contact, appropriate leisure time, and calm, rational explanations about the situation as this can be difficult for kids to understand.
This year, apart from our classic GIR Guide for Valentine’s we’ve decided to join forces with one of our local brands that promotes love as well as the complexity of relationships each day of the year. Meet the GIR x Lovers campaign.
Last week the focus of the furniture world was returned to Cologne for one of the world’s largest interior design shows, the annual IMM Cologne furniture fair - more than a just a product showcase, also a platform for new interiors concepts and a compass for trend directions, launched back in 1949.
In 2020 it's all about the color blue. Blue is believed to be the color of the mind and is essentially soothing; it affects us mentally... Strong blues will stimulate clear thought while lighter, soft blues will calm the mind and aid concentration. Blue hues are serene and mentally calming.
Stribbo furniture brings fresh, contemporary design to children's furniture. Seeing themselves as a part of the family, they have developed and produced items that parents will love and their children will enjoy it.
We have already listed our favorite Christmas gift ideas under 50 EUR and 100 EUR, but if you are prepared to spend a little more, you'll find an even greater choice in our curated selection of gifts under 200 EUR.
If you want to set your budget a little bit higher for a holiday gift list, 100 might just be your magic number! For 100 EUR or less, there is a world of gift options that includes the latest and greatest design products, useful tools and cozy home essentials.
Books make the perfect chunky gifts! From nature lovers to design connoisseurs and product design admirers, in this article you will something for everyone’s taste. This is our selection of great books gifts that you can pre-order and get just in time to put under the Christmas Tree.
As the gift-giving rush begins, chances are you've got a ton of people to shop for, but barely enough time and money to get it all done. Whether you need ideas for kids, coworkers, lover, or someone else, we're here to help you save on your holiday shopping with this roundup of our favorite designed presents, all for 50 EUR or under.
2019. is the 100th. anniversary of the Bauhaus school of Art & Design's existence. Even though it existed briefly, the Bauhaus school of Art & Design changed the way we see, think, breathe and live design.
GIR Stand is located in Hall 3 at the 57th. Belgrade Furniture Fair. With this year’s participation, as well as with the furniture fairs behind us, we are proving to be a sustainable brand and exquisite furniture manufacturers.
As a brand, we’ve worked very hard to present to you our new collections of furniture, from collaborations with Etar studio, Curve collection to Lands collection designed by Carlos Jiménez for GIR. You can see all our novelties at the 57th. Belgrade Furniture Fair!
On the recently finished Helsinki Design Week, as a part of Aalto University's program "Designs for a cooler planet" eleven exhibitions were organized with topics exploring systemic problems, pushing boundaries, opening dialogues and creating new solutions for professional and private life.
Finn Juhl was a Danish architect, interior and industrial designer, most known for his furniture design. He was one of the leading figures in the creation of "Danish design" in the 1940s and he was the designer who introduced Danish modern design to America.
Jasper Morrison is considered to be one of the most influential and successful industrial designers of the last decades. Because he reduces the exercise of design to the bare minimum, functional and responsible composition is added and every designed product is produced according to the same rules: timelessness, quality, and durability.
In June, as every year, the art scene and art lovers migrated from Venice Biennale to Switzerland to see what is new on the art market, who is trendy and which artists are setting the golden standard. Here's what we loved from Art Basel 2019.
In the past, when it comes to design, Bathroom was often an overlooked room. We’ve talked about bedroom design and the science of sleep, iconic lights, but when it comes to great bathroom design, inspirations are endless. Whether it’s small or big, your bathroom deserves only the best. Read our blog post and inspire yourself... Read more »
The XXII Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival is revolving around the concept of restorative design and studies that try to connect humans to their natural environments by exploring architecture, design objects, and materials.
“We are driven by an idea-focused approach to design, where experimentation and cross-border projects are encouraged. Important aspects of our philosophy include durability, curiosity, and humanism.” Form Us With Love is an international design studio based in Stockholm. It was founded by designers Jonas Pettersson and John Löfgren in 2005. Since its conception, the studio... Read more »
“If only you could design just one good chair in your life,” famed Danish designer Hans Wegner was quoted as saying in 1952. “But you simply cannot.” He wasn’t kidding: Wegner, one of Denmark’s most prolific designers, ended up creating over 500 chairs and 1,000 other pieces of furniture in his lifetime–a feat that earned him the nickname the “King of Chairs.”
Your bedroom should be a peaceful and relaxing sanctuary that promotes optimum rest so you wake up refreshed and ready to take on the day. There are simple things you can change to create a healthier sleeping environment.
Throughout the 20th century, design has existed as a major feature of culture and everyday life. Design can be seen as an instrument for improving the quality of life, in its most global sense. We looked back on mid-century furniture design not so long ago, and we scratched the surface of design (r)evolution when it... Read more »
Danish-Icelandic contemporary artist Olafur Eliasson became a sort of post-modern sensation in the art world. His installations include natural materials and environment, creating reflective spaces where the focus is on public (the viewer is an integral part of the artwork). Eliasson is effectively changing natural “aggregate” states of the elements, like water, light and organic matter.
She made a name for herself as a leading designer of lacquered walls and decorative panels. With her theories on design and architecture she left an indelible mark on our ideas about living. Today she is still considered the epitome of Modernism and is the only woman whose name is mentioned in the same breath as Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe and Marcel Breuer.
The world of textiles is stunning - the whole history of the world can be read in textiles, in the warp and weft. The legacy of textile design, form and pattern is enormous, from our clothes, furniture up to art practices, you can get visually overwhelmed.
We may not be aware of it, but light plays a key role in the design of a visual environment. Work and movement are only possible when there is light, and lighting is an important factor on how we perceive our environment, influencing the way we feel and react to a certain space. Lighting is really the means that can help you express the character of space.
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier, was a pioneer of modern architecture and a leader of the International Style. The prominent architect was also an accomplished painter and writer. Le Corbusier was a deeply radical progressive architect, a futurist who was equally and fundamentally rooted in history and tradition.
In the middle of Copenhagen lies a 175-year old lush garden that offers a refuge from busy city life to Copenhageners and travelers alike. Encompassing amusements, food experiences, garden art and cultural entertainment, the Tivoli Garden’s magic served as the inspiration for a new design collection by Normann Copenhagen.
The process of developing colors and materials that would make each product as engaging as possible is long and arduous. Last three season, the color has had a prominent place in our collections. With our last ash furniture collection, it steps in the foreground.
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.
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.
Design throughout history has been shaped and enhanced by the creativity of women; as practitioners, commentators, and educators. But traditional design history eagerly promoted their male counterparts, while female contributions were too often overlooked. To celebrate International Women's Day we curated a selection of 10 Pioneering Women in Design and Architecture.
On Friday, March 8th, people from around the globe will be celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual event that honors the various achievements – social, economic, political, and cultural – that females have accomplished. In celebration of this message and tradition, we prepared some special promotions in honour of International Women’s Day. With 15% discount on our fashion and jewelry collections, we are offering you a small midweek treat.
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.
Valentine’s Day is almost here, and each year everyone looks forward to rounding up a collection of special gift ideas for design lovers! Whether you are planning a cozy romantic evening or prefer a bit of drama in the mix, here are some tips for transforming your abode into a romantic day.
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
Year after year, another Danish interior-design brands - Menu manages to deliver forward-thinking, minimalist furniture and accessories that fit seamlessly into everyday homes, and many of its designs – the Bottle grinder, the Tumbler alarm clock, the Cage table – have quickly become contemporary classics. And it seems 2019 is no different.
Ferm LIVING presents new collection, instead of describing the ideal home to you, they take us on a tour through each room of the home. Creating a home is a journey with no end-point, with constant surprises and new angles. It is not only about how good your home looks but also about how it feels
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.
Engineer and metalsmith, self-taught designer and architect, manufacturer and teacher, Jean Prouvé was a key force in the evolution of 20th-century French design, combined bold elegance with economy of means and strong social conscience.
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.
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.
Emilija Radojičić is a visual artist currently living and working in Belgrade. Her artistic research had led her to the field of installations and sculptures, where her ideas and visions are transformed from a two-dimensional into a three-dimensional form of objects and tapestries.
As the festive season approaches, our favorite architects Maja and Dijana from Studio Autori shared with us their favorite gifts for Christmas from the selection of GIR Store, including both Scandinavian design classics and contemporary pieces.
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.
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!
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Known for its meticulous approach, GIR has been a recognized furniture manufacturer for years, and it recently presented itself as an initiator of an original collection that is rich in the assortment of pieces made of wood.
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.
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.
“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.”