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04 APRIL, 2016

VISIT HAY AT LA PELOTA IN MILAN

MILAN DESIGN WEEK

Featuring new projects by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Iskos–Berlin, Scholten & Baijings,
Doshi Levien, Stefan Diez, Shane Schneck, and much more.

APRIL 12TH –17TH
LA PELOTA
Via Palermo 10, Milan

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10 –20
Thursday 10 - 18
Sunday 10 –16

Plus HAY Mini Market, new lighting from wrong.london and a pop-up café by chef
Frederik Bille Brahe

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02 FEBRUARY, 2016

PRESS RELEASE / PALISSADE

HAY is pleased to present the Palissade Collection by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec.

Created for outdoor use, this balanced collection comprises 13 different furniture typologies that all share the same principle geometry. The collection has been developed over the course of two years by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for HAY. It grew from a period of research at their studio into outdoor furniture typologies. The final designs are made from powder coated steel and include dining chairs, tables, low stool, bar stool, bench, dining bench, lounge chairs and a sofa.

The Palissade collection is visually light yet reassuringly strong; it is classical in form and simple in construction. Each individual piece has been carefully engineered to hold the body in perfect balance. There are almost imperceptible, but significant changes to the angles, curves and the juxtaposition between the frame and slats in each different typology. The design itself provides comfort and elegance, while the colour palette of light grey, anthracite and olive allow the pieces to be at home in both natural landscapes and urban settings. The collection perfectly suits domestic terraces, gardens and balconies, or more commercial outdoor environments such as cafes, bars and restaurants.

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20 JANUARY, 2016

VISIT US AT STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR 2016

STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR 2016

February 09 – 13, 2016

Introducing the new Palissade outdoor collection designed
by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, and other new products.

Visit us at stand B08/11

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15 JANUARY, 2016

POP-UP HAY MINI MARKET AT NORDSTROM STORES IN THE USA AND CANADA

Between January 8th and february 9th the HAY mini market can be found at seven Nordstrom locations in the US and Canada.

Nordstrom's pop-up concept invites different designers to showcase their products temporarily at Nordstrom stores across the US.

Download a short article about the collaboration or visit Nordstroms website.

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03 SEPTEMBER, 2015

INTRODUCING PALISSADE COLLECTION BY BOUROULLEC

HAY is introducing a new outdoor collection called Palissade.

Palissade is a complete collection of outdoor furniture. The collection designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec ranges from high and low tables over benches and sofas to dining and lounge chair. The 13 pieces in the collection are made from electro-galvanized powder coated steel and is expected to be available in three colours from spring 2015.

We invite you to preview the collection at the trade fair Maison & Obet in Paris this week.

Visit us at Hall 7 - Stand B78

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26 AUGUST, 2015

MEET US AT MAISON & OBJET IN PARIS

HAY and WH have moved to Paris exhibiting at Maison & Objet.

HAY will be introducing the new outdoor collection palissade by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec and many other new products.

We invite you to visit us September 4 - 8 Hall 7 - Stand B78

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17 AUGUST, 2015

OPENING OF HAY MINI MARKET AT MoMA IN NEW YORK

HAY has partnered up with MoMA Design Store in New York to open a HAY Mini Market at their Soho store with more than 230 unique products 42 of which are brand new product introductions.

“The MoMA Design Store is a genuine travel destination for design lovers from all over the worls and has a selection that we are proud to be part of. We are delighted to reach our fans in the US and introduce new shoppers to the world of HAY, “ said Mette Hay

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13 AUGUST, 2015

HAYMINIMARKET GOES ONLINE

After a year of opening pop-up shops and permanent installations worldwide HAY Mini Market has gone online at www.hayminimarket.com.

The online shop is an online supermarket with products hand-picked by Mette Hay worldwide. In addition to a wide selection of accessories and small furniture from HAY and Wrong for HAY.

The idea is to offer unpretentious everyday products with a playful simple appearance. The range will be in constant motion with new products being added all the time.

"With www.hayminimarket.com costumers will have access to a curated selection of playful, colorful products which are accessible and well designed. These are all product which have caught our attention and which we think offer something special and instinctively liked. We hope that we can convey this enthusiasm to our customers in the new shop", say Mette and Rolf Hay.

HAY Mini Market first saw the light of day during Milan Design Week in 2014 and has since popped up in international department stores such as Selfridges in London, Le Bon Marché in Paris, La Rinascente in Milan, in Copenhagen, Oslo and Tokyo - and opens next week at the MoMA Design Store in New York.

With the opening of the webshop www.hayminimarket.com we will be closing our former shop www.hayshop.dk.

We look forward to your visit to www.hayminimarket.com.


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16 JULY, 2015

HAY X COS COLLABORATION

HAY are excited to announce their collaboration with clothing brand COS. COS and HAY have worked together for many years with the brand using HAY products to create lifestyle spaces within their stores and using HAY rails to display collections. Both brands share many values and aesthetics, a Scandinavian heritage and the promise of functional designs pared down with surprising and playful details.

The carefully curated collection of objects will launch in September 2015 in selected COS stores; London High Street Kensington, Vienna Neubaugasse and Gothenburg with an edited collection available to buy on cosstores.com across Europe.

To celebrate the collaboration COS have worked with HAY and designer Thomas Alonso to design two tables that will be sold exclusively in COS and HAY stores.

COS Head of Design Karin Gustaffson and Martin Andersson have handpicked items from the HAY range to offer customers a curated collection of lifestyle items that form a natural continuation of the existing product range. Inspired by the world of art, design, architecture and furniture, the collaboration is an opportunity for both HAY and COS to share with their customers a brand they have a great synergy and relationship with.

“We have always admired what HAY do and share many values. Our customers have a keen interest in interior design and we felt it was the right time to offer alternative products that complimented our clothing collections.

We made sure we selected items from across the HAY range so that there’s something for every room, occasion and price point, we like to describe it as HAY seen through the eyes of COS.” Martin Andersson, Head of Design, COS

“Over many years we have been very happy to work with COS on so many different levels and projects. At HAY we see ourselves in between fashion and architecture and in working with COS we feel like we have found a perfect home.” Mette + Rolf Hay, Cofounders, HAY

For more information please contact:
HAY@HAY.DK
www.hay.dk

For more information, please visit www.cosstores.com
www.cosstores.com

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23 JUNE, 2015

WE WON! HAY HOUSE - BEST DESIGN STORE IN COPENHAGEN

On Sunday evening HAY HOUSE was awarded with the AOK Award for Best Design Store in Copenhagen.

Congratulations to HAY House and thanks to those of you who voted.

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19 FEBRUARY, 2015

ACCESSORIES FACTORY OUTLET IN HAY CPH, PILESTRAEDE

The accessories factory outlet opens today at 10.00am at Pilestraede, 29-31, 1112 Copenhagen K.

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16 FEBRUARY, 2015

HAY & WH SHOP-IN-SHOP AT LIBERTY LONDON

We have recently opened up a HAY and WH shop-in-shop at the department store Liberty in London. The shop carries a wide range of furniture and accessories.

Liberty London sells a wide range of luxury goods but are also known for their Liberty floral and graphic prints.

Our shop is located on the fourth floor whihc showcase innovative designs from famous gifting and homeware brands.

Have a look at the pictures below.

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10 FEBRUARY, 2015

INTRODUCING THE NEW ORDER APP

We have launched a new order app to help you build your own configuration of a shelving system.

You can download it for iPad from Apple App Store.

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21 JANUARY, 2015

MEET US AT STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR 2015

We are introducing the New Order Workspace elements and other new launches from the HAY and Wrong for Hay collections.

Stockholm Furniture Fair, February 3-7, 2015

Stand, B08:11

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14 JANUARY, 2015

HAY IN PARIS, JANUARY 2015

TAK - A DAY IN COPENHAGEN

HAY takes part in Merci’s “TAK – A day in Copenhagen” exhibition.

A few months back HAY hosted a tour of Copenhagen for Merci in which we introduced them to Copenhagen city life, places to eat and our favorite design spots and products.

Merci
111 boulevard Beaumarchais
75003 Paris

January 21 to February 7
Monday – Sunday 10am to 7pm
Store exceptionally open on Sunday



HAY MINI MARKET AT LE BON MARCHË

HAY Mini Market opened up at Le Bon Marché during in November as a Christmas pop up shop only. We are so happy to announce that the HAY MINI MARKET has now become a permanent part of the famous department store.

Le Bon Marché
24 Rue de Sèvres
75007 Paris

Monday - Saturday 10am to 8pm
Thursday - Friday 10am to 21pm

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26 NOVEMBER, 2014

HAY STORE IN BATH

HAY store opening in Bath November 29 at 36-37 Milsom Street, Bath, United Kingdom.

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30 OCTOBER, 2014

HAY MINI MARKET IN PARIS

The HAY Mini Market will pop up at Le Bon Marché to showcase hundreds of HAY accessories,
from textiles and stationer y to glassware, and an edited selection of finds from around the world.
The first of its kind in France, the market will allow visitors to purchase designs from both the HAY and Wrong for Hay collections.

The HAY Mini Market will be open from the 1st of November 2014.

Monday – Wednesday 10am – 8pm, Thursday – Friday, 10am – 9pm, Saturday 10am – 8pm,
at rue de Sèvres in Paris.

Extended opening hours throughout December.

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28 OCTOBER, 2014

HAY MINI MARKET IN TOKYO

The HAY Mini Market will pop up at Daikanyama T-site, Garden Gallery during Tokyo Design Week to showcase hundreds of HAY accessories, from textiles and stationery to glassware, and an edited selection of finds from around the world.

The first of its kind outside Europe, the market will allow visitors to purchase designs from both the HAY and Wrong for Hay collections.

The HAY Mini Market will be sharing space with an exhibition of the newest launches from the HAY and Wrong for HAY collections. Among these is the new collection of Japanese manufactured tableware “Paper Porcelain” designed by Scholten & Baijings which will be for sale for the very first time in the world.

HAY founder Mette Hay and Wrong for Hay design director Sebastian Wrong will have a talk session on November 1.

The HAY Mini Market and exhibition will be open from the October 29, 2014.

Opening hours:
October 29 – November 3 from 11:00 am – 20:00 pm (the first day open Wed 13:00 - 18:00 / the last day open Mon 11:00-17:00) at Daikanyama T-site, Garden Gallery.

Talk session: Sat November 1 at 17:00 pm - 18:30 pm - guest: Koichi Yanagimoto (Glyph), Yu Yamada.

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13 OCTOBER, 2014

MEET US AT ORGATEC

Introducing the extended version of the New Order shelving system, the Neu Chair and other new elements from the HAY and Wrong for Hay collections.

Orgatec, Cologne, October 21 – 25, 2014
Hall 10.2, K030/J031

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23 SEPTEMBER, 2014

HAY VINTAGE POP-UP AT BREDGADE 26, COPENHAGEN

Later this month we will open up a temporary vintage shop at Bredgade 26 in Copenhagen. The shop will be open from 25 September through 25 October.

HAY VINTAGE features hand-picked Moroccan Berber rugs and Turkish kelim carpets, which historically were made to contribute to the household, the home and working life.

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18 SEPTEMBER, 2014

HAY & WH VIEW THEIR NEW SHOWROOM AT LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

HAY & WH open the doors to their new showroom at the London Design Festival. The showroom features an installation of new product launches together with a café.

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05 SEPTEMBER, 2014

HAY MINI MARKET LAUNCHES AT SELFRIDGES

The HAY Mini Market will pop up at Selfridges during the London Design Festival to showcase hundreds of HAY lighting, accessories, from textiles and stationery to glassware, and an edited selection of finds from around the world. The first of its kind in the UK, the market will allow visitors – from the trade and the public – to purchase designs from both the HAY and Wrong for Hay collections. The pop-up will resemble a supermarket, with aisles of shelving laden with merchandise. It will remain at Selfridges throughout the Christmas season.

The Wrong for Hay collection launched at last year’s London Design Festival features new, experimental products from the Danish company’s collaboration with acclaimed British designer Sebastian Wrong. It will appear in the marketplace alongside HAY’s original design.

The HAY Mini Market will be open Mon –Sat 9.30 am –9pm, Sun 11.30 am –6.15 pm, at Selfridges department store on Oxford Street in London.

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AUGUST 29, 2014

DESIGN & DINE AT LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

During the festival, the new HAY and Wrong for HAY showroom opens the doors of its Georgian house in St James’s. Reflecting the creativity and culture inherent in London, Wrong for Hay has invited a selection of creative collaborators to interpret and react to the space and the pieces within it. Helsinki-based, guest-chef Antto Melasniemi is creating a food offering that weaves Nordic foraging with London urbanism. Guest-interior stylists Benjamin Kempton and Melina Keays will use the space to explore unexpected ways of engaging with the HAY & Wrong for Hay collections:

‘We were delighted to be invited to guest-curate this show and have taken inspiration from the grandeur of the showroom’s space,’ say Kempton and Keays. ‘Eclecticism will be combined with bold colours, textures and shapes, suggesting new ways of using the HAY and Wrong for Hay designs.’

New Wrong for Hay products will be presented in the space alongside furniture, lighting, textiles and accessories launched by HAY and Wrong for Hay in Milan earlier this year.

A daytime café will operate alongside the exhibition, serving dark roasted coffee and tea, bakery items such as cinnamon buns, and light lunch options including charcoal bread
with salmon.

A special evening restaurant, run by Melasniemi, will hold five supper ‘Design and Dine’ events incorporating a contemporary Finnish menu, where tables can be pre-booked for a five-course dining experience at 32 GBP per person excl. drinks.

Furthermore, the HAY Mini Market will be unveiled at Selfridges in conjunction with the London Design Festival. This is the first of its kind in the UK, and it will stay open through the Christmas season offering the UK its most comprehensive range of HAY accessories for sale in
one location.'

HAY & WRONG FOR HAY ‘DESIGN AND DINE’
34 Queen Anne’s Gate, London, SW1H 9AB

Exhibition & Café
Sat 13/09, 20/09 11am–6pm, Sun 14/09 11am–5pm
Mon 15/09–Fri 19/09 10am–7pm

HAY & WH ‘Design & Dine’
Dinners with Antto Melasniemi
Sat 13/09, Tue 16/09–Sat 20/09 9pm
Limited availability, £32/person, 5 courses excl. drinks
Pre-book via reservations@wrongforhay.com


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AUGUST 18, 2014

SHARED FIRST PRIZE IN HAY TALENT AWARD

The close competition between this year’s 33 finalists at the HAY Talent Award was won by two talents who represent two sides of HAY’s brand: German design student Joel Hoff, the Royal College of Art, London, for his industrial Switch Light, and English design student Hannah Waldron, Konstfack, Stockholm, for her woven tapestry Hand in Cloud.

The award money, 15,000 was therefore increased and split between the two winners, who each received 10,000. The ten members of the jury who were present were divided down the middle, with five votes for each finalist in the final vote, and since both projects represented quality work and a convincing idea, presentation and universe, the jury agreed to split the first prize, since the two projects represent two sides of HAY’s brand universe.

Sebastian Wrong said, ‘Joel Hoff has made a lamp that switches on when you turn the base and his solution is an intelligent play with light and functionality. If you pass by his hut, you will see many more of his designs that are equally convincing and we think his designs have a great potential for industrial production.’

Mads Arlien-Søborg comments on the jury’s motivation for picking Hannah Waldron’s project ‘Cloud in Hand’: ‘Hannah’s project is unique because she combines the historical gravity and expression of tapestry weaving with a modern design perspective. She continues the antique tradition of weaving and translates it into a technological industrial setting, preserving the unique crafts expression despite the industrial production method. In addition, the tapestry is a woven story based on a poem by Patti Smith, and the colour scheme is ultra-contemporary. She has created a multi-layered project that makes up a coherent and convincing universe.’

Rolf and Mette Hay thanked all the designers who were present and were excited to see the energy the students had put into their projects. ‘It’s a pleasure to see how far you’ve all come since we saw your drafts a few months ago. At the time, all we had to go by was a PDF, a digital rendering and a description – and now, here you are, presenting the finished projects. You have all performed at a very high level, and for that we are grateful.’

Big Game: ‘It is satisfying to see the projects live here at Formland since we saw them as PDF prospects. You can tell the amount of energy they put in it. The cabin concept is great. You can really see the students’ universe, and it’s easier for them to present their projects. You can feel that the students become more and more confident about their little cabin space. It has been great to experience the quiet focused atmosphere here, where everybody is concentrated on doing their best and winning the prize.’


HAY Talent Award is a town constructed around a stage in the middle of a market square with 33 cabins featuring talent projects where the students stay during the event and present their projects. HAY Camp, as the hall is called, also houses a restaurant and a coffee shop. You can visit the camp at Formland/UPgraded until Sunday in Hall E.


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AUGUST 11, 2014

VISIT HAY, WH AND HAY TALENT AWARD AT FORMLAND

We invite you to visit us at Formland, August 14 – 17, 2014 where Hall E turns into a complete HAY installation including HAY, Wrong for Hay, HAY Talent Award and HAY Mini Market.

The exhibition will feature new products by:
Stefan Diez, Big Game, Scholten & Baijings, Shane Schneck, Peter Johansen, Inga Sempé, Lex Pott, Clara von Zweigbergk, Jody Barton, Richard Woods, All the Way to Paris and Natalie Du Pasquier.

HAY TALENT AWARD 2014
Over 30 international design students have been selected to exhibit their design projects
turning a wooden cabin into a representation of their design studio during the fair.
The international design-jury will select and announce the winner on Thursday 13.30
and present the grand prize of 15.000 Euro.

As a key feature of HAY's new shopping installation, an edited selection of products
from around the world combined with our own collections will be sold in the HAY Mini Market, an on-site pop-up shop.

WELCOME!


Address:

MCH A/S
Vardevej 1
7400 Herning

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JUNE 27, 2014

HAY TALENT AWARD FINALISTS SELECTED

After an intense day in Copenhagen, the international jury for HAY Talent Award has selected the finalists who will be invited to exhibit at HAY Camp in Herning in connection with the Formland fair on 14-17 August, 2014.

The international jury, which comprises the respected designers Stefan Diez (DE), Scholten & Baijings (NL), Andressen & Voll (NO), Big Game (CH), Sebastian Wrong (UK) and Doshi Levien (UK), met for a workshop with Rolf and Mette Hay (DK) and trend expert Mads Arlien-Søborg (DK) to pick the top contenders among the 687 submitted design proposals. The 34 talents who made the shortlist will be invited to exhibit their design projects at Formland, have their work assessed by some of the world’s leading designers, network with fellow designers and the press and compete for the main prize of 15,000.

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APRIL 13, 2014

HAY AND WH EXHIBITION IN MILAN

HAY and Wrong for Hay have moved to Milan for one week exhibiting in Vio Ciovassino during Sulone del Mobile. It is the first time since 2008 that HAY has exhibited in here and it is the Milanese debut for Wrong for Hay.

As a key feature of the installation, an edited selection of products will be sold in the HAY Mini Market, an on-site pop-up shop that will allow visitors, both trade and public, to purchase HAY and Wrong for Hay accessories and textiles.

Please have a look at pictures from the exhibition and Mini Market below.

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MARCH 26, 2014

HAY & WRONG FOR HAY - A SHOWCASE OF TWO BRANDS IN MILAN

HAY and Wrong for Hay will host an exhibition of their collections, ranging from furniture to textiles, glassware and lighting, in a 900-square metre exhibition space in the heart of Brera for the Salone del Mobile from 8 - 13 April 2014.

HAY returns to Milan for the first time since 2008 to exhibit its growing collection of furniture and accessories. Wrong for Hay made its debut at the London Design Festival 2013, and Milan 2014 is its first global unveiling. Each brand will show existing pieces from their collections, alongside brand-new designs.

As a key feature of the installation, an edited selection of products will be sold in the HAY Mini Market, an on-site pop-up shop that will allow visitors, both trade and public, to purchase HAY and Wrong for Hay accessories and textiles.

DATES AND TIME
8th - 13th of April
Tuesday - Saturday: 10.00 - 20.00
Sunday: 10.00 - 16.00

ADDRESS
Via Ciovassino 3A, 20121 Milano
(Brera District)

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FEBRUARY 25, 2014

HAY OSLO RELOCATES AND BECOMES HAY HOUSE OSLO

Our store HAY Oslo at Hegdehaugsveien reloactes to a bigger space. The new store is located just down the road from HAY Oslo at the corner of Josefinesgate and Hegdehaugsveien. The new location will feature HAY and Wrong for HAY products on three floors.

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JANUARY 30, 2014

HAY LAUNCHES INTERNATIONAL TALENT AWARD FOR DESIGN STUDENTS

In the quest to discover new design talents HAY has partnered up with the design and interiors trade fair Formland UP/Graded to launch HAY Talent Award - the biggest Nordic talent competition to date.

HAY Talent Award is an ambitious new Nordic design prize, and students from all design schools are invited to take part. The jury comprises some of the world’s leading designers, including Sebastian Wrong, Stefan Diez, Scholten & Baijings, Andersen & Voll, Big Game and Doshi Levien.

- The purpose of the HAY Talent Award is to generate dialogue between the talent base and the design industry, says Rolf Hay, designer and founder of HAY

HAY Talent Award aims to pave the way for new international design talents from design schools in Denmark and abroad. The projects included in the competition will be carefully selected based on a set of criteria defined by Rolf Hay and trend expert Mads Arlien-Søborg of “We Made It”. The projects should be innovative, dynamic, developing and, preferably, surprising in their design and use of materials. The products should fall under the categories of interiors, furniture, lighting, home textiles and craft products.

The projects for the HAY Talent Award are first curated by Rolf Hay and Mads Arlien-Søborg. Next, the design students’ creations will be assessed by the international jury, and the winner will be announced at Formland UP/Graded Autumn 2014 on 14-17 August at MCH Messecenter Herning.

The talent competition will help promote the young design talents’ careers, and in addition, the winner receives a cash prize of 15,000 euros, sponsored by HAY.

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JANUARY 23, 2014

VISIT US AT STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR

We invite you to visit our stand at Stockholm Furniture Fair February 4 - 8, 2014 at Stand A18:30

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JANUARY 15, 2014

STRIKE MATCHBOXES WINS WALLPAPER AWARD

The matchboxes Strike designed by Schneck Zweigbergk for HAY has been awarded with a Wallpaper Design Award 2014 for "Best Fireside"

The awards are Wallpaper's annual celebration of the people, places, pieces and phenomena that have caught their eye over the last year.

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SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

WRONG FOR HAY LAUNCH

WRONG FOR HAY is a new design venture. A collaboration between Danish design brand HAY and London-based designer Sebastian Wrong. WRONG FOR HAY made its debut last week at the 2013 London Design Festival with a collection of items, ranging from lighting to furniture, textiles and accessories.

The WRONG FOR HAY collection was showcased in two venues in St. James’s Park. The first, a restored Georgian townhouse, where the entire collection was on display. The other, a pop-up restaurant, catered by the Peckham Refreshment Rooms, and located in the former St. Stephen’s Club was furnished with HAY furniture and also housed the WRONG FOR HAY lighting exhibition.

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AUGUST 30, 2013

COPENHAGUE COLLECTION AWARDED

Last night at the Danish interior magazine Bolig Magasinet's annual award show, the Copenhague collection designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec was awarded for Best Design 2013.

The Copenhague collection was originally designed for University of Copenhagen and installed in their new buildings in April 2013. It is available at HAY stores and stockists now.

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AUGUST 22, 2013

HAY EXHIBITS AT DESIGNERS' SATURDAY IN OSLO

Visit our stand at DogA during Designers' Saturday in Oslo, where we are showing for the first time in Norway new products by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec and Stefan Diez.

Designer' Saturday is open September 7-8, 2013.

Saturday, trade fair 09.00-18.00
Sunday, open for public 11.00-16.00

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AUGUST 14, 2013

MEET US AT DESIGNTRADE IN COPENHAGEN

Come and visit HAY at the new trade fair DesignTrade Copenhagen opening on August 28. At our 300 m2 stand in the hall of Bella Center we will feature new launches as well as other products from our current collection.

Design Trade is open August 28-30, 2013.

Opening hours 10-19

DesignTrade
Bella Center A/S
Center Boulevard 5
DK-2300 København S

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JULY 20, 2013

WRONG FOR HAY & HAY COLLABORATE WITH PECKHAM REFRESHMENT ROOMS


WRONG FOR HAY & HAY have teamed up with the critically acclaimed Peckham Refreshment Rooms to create a destination pop-up restaurant for the 2013 London Design Festival. Offering drinks together with charcuterie, fine cheeses, rich viennoiserie, the former St. Stephen's Club and terrace overlooking St. James' Park will incorporate both WRONG FOR HAY and HAY designs to make a unique design and gastronomic destination.

34 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AB
Bookings for lunch & dinner: reservations@wrongforhay.com
Bar and terrace open for drinks/snacks: 14-22 of September
Sat 14 to Tues 17: 9am - 11pm
Wed 18 to Thu 19: 9am - 5pm
Fri 20 to Sun 22: 9am - 11pm


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JUL 20, 2013

WRONG FOR HAY: GLOBAL LAUNCH

Wrong for HAY, a new design venture directed by Sebastian Wrong, invites you to celebrate the arrival of its debut collection at the 2013 London Design Festival.

Conceived by Sebastian Wrong in collaboration with HAY, the collection is being shown exclusively in a restored Georgian townhouse in St James's Park.

Wrong for HAY encapsulates London's creative energy, eclecticism and talent, bringing together a group of designers to create an exciting selection of lighting, furniture, textiles, glassware and ceramics. Selected pieces from HAY’s own collection will also be presented.

Wrong for HAY & HAY
16 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AA
14-22 of September
Sat 14 to Sat 21: 10am - 7pm
Sun 15 + 22: 11am - 5pm

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MAY 07, 2013

COPENHAGUE COLLECTION PART OF BOUROULLEC EXHIBITION IN PARIS

The Copenhague collection is currently part of the Momentane exhibition at the museum Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris. The exhibition showcases all facets of the work of Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec. Conceived like a retrospective, the exhibition will retrace every stage of their international career, including their very latest creations.

MOMENTANÉ EXHIBITION 2013
24.04.-01.09.2013

Musée des Arts décoratifs
107 rue de Rivoli
75001 Paris


All photos by Studio Bouroullec

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APRIL 19, 2013

NEW HAY STORE OPENS IN MUNICH

Today is the official opening of HAY Munich, the third HAY store in Germany. The store is located in Munich's creative quarter in Glockenbach near Gärtnerplatz. The 300 m2 store on two floors can admire future Scandinavian design at its finest.

The store is operated by Sylke Konrad and Christian von Aufseß and offers a large part of the HAY collection. The store also offers interior consultancy and planning services.

Address:

Hay by Einrichter
Reichenbachstraße 20
80469 München
Gerrmany

Phone +45 89 143 309 60

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday 11-19
Saturday 10-16

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MAR 06, 2013

RONAN & ERWAN BOUROULLEC COLLABORATION WITH HAY

HAY has invited Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec to design a new collection of furniture for the redesigned University of Copenhagen (KUA). The collection includes a wooden chair, a bar stool and several tables. With this new collection it was our ambition to resume an old Scandinavian tradition of targeting specific architecture and specific needs in designing new furniture.
Ronan Bouroullec explains “Since the last century, there is a tradition in Denmark of asking a designer to design the chairs when new schools or universities are built. We are proud to be part of the university history"
The starting point for this series is an old university chair, architect Bernt Pedersen’s trestle chair. This chair is a simple and beautiful chair with an uncomplicated identity. In our interpretation we have upheld the original chair typology (trestle chair) and sought to maintain the compelling simplicity of the original chair.
We have attempted to create a range of educational furniture which in form and identity has a clear dating in our age and which in a compelling manner uncovers the current functional needs of a university. It has also been our aspiration to distance ourselves from the slightly institutional expression of the original chair and create furniture with greater originality and a more domestic expression.
According to Ronan Bouroullec the interior can contribute to making students feel at home, and provide a sense of balance: “One of the challenges that universities are facing today is that students do not stay at school after classes. The general aim of the project is to motivate students to stay on campus a little longer. So the idea was to do a chair which could be more domestic than a contract chair. We worked on the sensual feature of this collection – hence the working title: "A strong sensual stackable wooden chair".
The seat and back are mounted in the centre of the seat creating a highly flexible and resilient comfort – the seat follows the movement of the user. The chair also has a flexible back, which bears similarity to the cantilever chairs, which was first designed by the Bauhaus school in Germany in the 1930’s.
According to Ronan Bouroullec they conceptual phase went surprisingly fast: “Very quickly we had this intuition that for both reasons – comfort and probably price – we could cut the shell in two parts” "The A-shaped legs mean the chairs stack neatly in high vertical piles and the cost was kept down.”
Due to the symmetrical frames chairs and tables both stack vertically, allowing an almost infinite stacking, where most other chairs stack forward. The table tops are also mounted in the centre of the trestle frame of the table, which allows for natural cable run and establishes a visual relation to the chair design.
The collection will be available in soap treated beech, lacquered oak or black stained oak. The chair is also available with upholstery.

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JAN 29, 2013

VISIT US AT STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR 2013

HAY will be exhibiting at the tradeshow Stockholm Furniture Fair February 5-9, 2013. The exhibition will feature the new Copenhague collection by Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec as well as approximately 50 new accessories designed by HAY as well as Danish and international designers. Please visit us in Hall A, stand A1:-30.

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DEC 23, 2012

HAY EXHIBITS AT MAISON&OBJET JAN 2013

Once again HAY will exhibit at the tradeshow Maison&Objet in Paris January 18-22, 2013. This time the exhibition will feature approximately 50 new products designed by HAY as well as a long list of Danish and international designers. We look forward to your visit in Hall 8, stand A61-B62.

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NOV 22, 2012

KALEIDO WINS DESIGN S

Last night Kaleido designed by Swedish designer Clara von Zweigbergk was awarded with the Swedish design prize, Design S.
In its justification the jury stated:
“A strict system of vivid combinations. Simple and ingenious with clever production. Stylish design that has huge attraction and will live long”
Design S is Sweden's broadest national design award embracing all design disciplines. The award is awarded every other year by the Svensk Form. It rewards creative and innovative solutions and is free of categories.

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NOV 09, 2012

METTE AND ROLF HAY RECEIVE ANNUAL AWARD OF THE DANISH DESIGN COUNCIL

Thursday evening, Mette and Rolf Hay, co-founders and design managers of HAY, were honored with the Annual Award of the Danish Design Council. The ceremony was celebrated at the Danish Design Center in Copenhagen where chairman Mads Norgaard on behalf of the jury explained the award with these words:
"We do this to celebrate the spirit of entrepeneruship in everthing you do. In just a few years you have managed to create a company which, as the most natural thing in the world collaborate with the most brilliant designers from near and far without regard to either nationality or background. There is an attitude behind everything you do."
Upon their acceptance of the award the winning couple Mette and Rolf Hay’s comments were: "We are extremely happy and proud of the recognition that the Design Council has given us. It is overwhelming for us to enter in to the company of design icons such as Wegner, Panton and Ditzel - some of Danish design greatest talents of all time. We feel clearly over matched and are very humbled to have received this award. We're just a couple who spend our time making what we love - and we are still surprised every day that there are other than ourselves, who like what we do.
The Annual Award of the Danish Design Council is one of the most important awards in Danish design and since 1980 it has been awarded to people or companies that have significantly contributed to the Danish design environment. The list of previous recipients includes Hans Wegner, Verner Panton, Nanna Ditzel, Jørgen Nørgaard, Bo Linnemann and Knud Holscher.

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OCTOBER 16, 2012

HAY DEBUTS AT ORGATEC IN COLOGNE

Featuring new collections from Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec and Stefan Diez HAY debuts at German fair Cologne.
Visit us at our stand in Hall 10.2 Q28/P29.

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OCTOBER 16, 2012

VISIT HAY AT INTERIEUR IN KORTRIJK

HAY is moving into Buda Tower in Kortrijk for a 9 day pop up shop during the fair Interieur.
The pop up shop is not only an exhibition. It will also be possible to make a purchase of selected HAY products and see what's new.
Professionals are welcome to visit us on the professional days October 22-23 where our agents from Belux, Holland and France will be welcoming you.
The pop up shop is operated by our Belgian agent, Victors, and thee of our dealers - Espoo in Antwerp, La Fabrika in Antwerp and Ydee in Gent.

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SEPTEMBER 17, 2012

METTE HAY RECEIVES BOLIG MAGASINETS DESIGN AWARD 2012

Last week co-owner of HAY, Mette Hjort Hay, was awarded with a price for her dedication and passion for design at Bolig Magasinets Design Award 2012.
In their justification the jury states:
"Mette Hjort Hay has a superb eye for spotting new products which are super
useful, fun, affordable and beautiful. Mette is an incredibly humble, honest and enthusiastic
human, which makes her even more qualified for the prestigious prize".

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AUGUST 09, 2012

SEE YOU AT FORMLAND AUTUMN 2012

We will be exhibiting at the trade fair Formland Autumn 2012 in Herning. Meet us at hall F stand 5020 and around the halls in the trendzones.

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MAY 23, 2012

TWO BOLIGMAGASINET AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR HAY

Danish interior magazine Bolig Magasinet has nominated HAY in two categories for the 2012 Boligmagasinet Design Awards. Clara von Zweigbergk is nominated as Best Foreign Designer for Kaleido and our FDB collection is nominated as Readers' Favorite.
The winners will be announced on September 13.

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MAY 2, 2012

FIRST HAY POP UP SHOP LAUNCHES IN ASIA

On May 15, 2012 HAY launches its first pop-up shop in Asia at Shinsegae Department Store
in Seoul and one week later the pop up moves to Shinsegae in Busan. The pop up is part of the EXPO showcase “Inspiring Denmark” where HAY is exhibiting alongside 18 other Danish brands and the opening ceremony will be joined by the Crown Prince Couple of Denmark.
The temporary pop-up shop will be open in Seoul May 15-20 and then moves on to Busan
May 25-31.
Founder and design manager of HAY, Rolf Hay says: “HAY is relatively new in Asia and we
are excited to use this opportunity to present our designs to the customers of the Shinsegae
Department Stores. HAY strives to make high quality furniture and home textiles at
reasonable prices and we are ambitious in the field of innovation. I think that this will appeal
to the forwards-thinking mindset of the Koreans. It means a lot to us that the Crown Prince
Couple of Denmark is supporting our efforts to present our products far away from home.”.
Opening/
Seoul, May 15-20, 2012
Busan, May 25-31, 2012
Venues/
Shinsegae Main Store
10th floor Cultural Hall
Seoul
Shinsegae Centrum City
9th floor Cultural Hall
Busan

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APR 11, 2012

POP UP SHOP AT SELFRIDGES

On the 12th April, Selfridges will launch the first Hay pop-up shop in the UK. The 124 m2 Hay pop-up will be situated on the 4th floor of Selfridges’department store on London’s Oxford Street. The shop will be operated by Skandium, the leading British retailer of modern Scandinavian design who is also in Selfridges with its own department.
Founder and design manager of HAY Rolf Hay is proud to team up with
Selfridges: “Selfridges is both rich in tradition and cutting edge. I am proud
that they have made this space available for our pop up store. The beautiful
surroundings will compliment our modern furniture and accessories.”
Opening/
April 12, 2012
Selfridges & Co
400 Oxford Street
London
W1A 1AB
Opening hours/
Mon-Sat 9.30-21.00
Sun 11.30-18.00

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MAR 22, 2012

HAY POPS UP IN BERLIN

Today we are celebrating the opening of the very first HAY pop up store. The store is located in Berlin hosted by our very fine dealer Marron. The HAY Pop Up in Berlin will be open for the next three months and offers a wide range of brand new HAY products.
Opening reception/
March 22, 2012 at 17.00
Marron
Auguststrasse 77/78
D-10117 Berlin
Opening hours/
Mon-Fri 11-19
Sat 11-18

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MAR 02, 2012

BO BEDRE AWARD FOR FDB RELAUNCH

Last night HAY was presented with Bo Bedre's Best Relaunch award for the relaunch of parts of the classic FDB collection. We are proud and honoured by this recognition - thank you, Bo Bedre.
Pictures: Bo Bedre facebook site

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FEB 06, 2012

MEET US IN STOCKHOLM

You can visit HAY and see all the new products at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2012 February 7-12, Hall A 16:30.
See you there.