About HOWE

HOWE began as a small pioneering company in 1920s America and has developed into a strong brand in the international contract market. The secret behind this success is open-mindedness and the ability to focus clearly on space-saving, multi-functional design solutions. This approach owes much to the Bauhaus movement of the twenties and thirties, which formulated some of the most uncompromising thoughts and visions on design, function and

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

Simon Keane-Cowell


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


The In-Betweeners: the rise of a new office-furniture ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


In the grand, teleological narrative of design, things are developed to make our lives increasingly better. New forms, materials and technological innovations are introduced, self-justifying, attended by a clarity of function and value. But what


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