About Hay

HAY was founded in 2002 with the ambition to create contemporary furniture with an eye for modern living and sophisticated industrial manufacturing. That remains our ambition today. Through our commitment to the design and production of furniture and accessories with an international appeal we strive to make good design accessible to the largest possible audience. We are inspired by the stable structures of architecture and the dynamics of

Hay products

Hay catalogues

Hay articles

Material Tendencies: Stefan Diez

Anita Hackethal

19.10.2015

As both the industrial designer and trained cabinet-maker, Stefan Diez’s concern with objects is based more than anything on how they are made. His approach to design is guided by a desire to process material as constructively and intelligently as

More

Material Tendencies: Scholten & Baijings

Anita Hackethal

08.09.2015

The works of Dutch design duo Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings embody the distinctive identity the couple is known for: colour, gradual hues, transparency, layers and geometric patterns and grids, yet with a very gentle and delicate appearance.

More

Size Doesn’t Matter: contemporary Nordic architects who ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

12.02.2013

Head north and you'll find a thriving design culture where the level of consideration given to the way things look, feel and work isn't determined by their scale. Be they housing projects, chairs or taps, the Scandinavian approach to design continues

More

Keeping It Real: Claus Mølgaard

Simon Keane-Cowell

01.07.2011

Behind every great design there's a great designer. But, more often than not, there are a number players involved. Meet Claus Mølgaard, the go-to Danish design engineer whose work on products for the likes of Ron Arad and the Bouroullec Brothers

More

Hay fairs