Ahrend Balance awarded Furniture Product of the Year 2016

In the United Kingdom Royal Ahrend has won a prestigious Mixology interior design award in the category ‘Product of the Year – Furniture’ for its Ahrend Balance desk range.

On the evening of Thursday 23 June, over 2,000 of the most influential people in the UK interior design industry gathered for the Mixology ceremony and summer ball. The Mixology awards are an initiative from Mix Interiors, the leading magazine for the UK commercial interiors market.

This annual event is the most important in the British interior design industry's diary and was attended by a record number of architects, designers, design and build companies, interior fit out contractors, cost consultants, project management firms and furniture manufacturers and dealers. The awards were judged by an independent panel of experienced architects, designers and consultants.

Mixology16 judge Mark Simpson BDP: "Congratulations to the Ahrend team on winning Furniture Product of the year. It is a really impressive achievement as the standard of entry was very high. We were particularly impressed by the Balance range and how it managed to balance design, functionality and modularity whilst still maintaining such high standards of sustainability.”

Bastiaan Brouns, Managing Director Royal Ahrend UK: “This is a fantastic achievement for the UK office and shows what an impact Royal Ahrend is having on the UK market. This is a particularly impressive achievement given that this year there were a record number of entries for this award. Designed by Marck Haans, Ahrend Balance continues to scoop up awards across the globe which highlights the international appeal of Ahrend’s outstanding Dutch Design and Balance as our most modular and circular workplace concept.”