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Press kit - Press release - New products by Shin Azumi, Matthew Hilton and Bill Amberg launch at Maison & Objet 2014 - Case Furniture

Press Kit | no. 1115-01

Press release only in English

New products by Shin Azumi, Matthew Hilton and Bill Amberg launch at Maison & Objet 2014

London, United Kingdom

Case Furniture

London-based Case return to Maison & Objet to launch three new exciting products from designers Shin Azumi and Matthew Hilton along with a brand-new collaboration with fashion designer Bill Amberg.

London, United Kingdom, 2014-01-15 -  Launching during Maison & Objet in January 2014, Japanese designer Shin Azumi has designed a new chair for Case, produced using 3D plywood technology, which allows the seat to be moulded into a shape, which is comfortable and supportive.

The Loku chair is available with a wood & metal or steel tube base, in oak or walnut plywood and with or without a leather seat pad. The chair was designed for both commercial and residential use providing variations to accommodate the different uses.

Matthew Hilton has designed a new collection of glass tables finished in three different translucencies: clear, bronze and smoke. Connecting the glass panels of the Lucent table at right angles creates an unusual, warm effect as the translucent panels overlay darkening the shades. The top and base panels have a curved edge, made from tempered glass, which mean the tables can withstand the demands of family life.

The new Corral leather chair by the renowned designer Bill Amberg is designed with comfort in mind. The chair is filled with multiple closed-cell foam, which moulds and sculpts to your body enveloping you amongst the soft, sumptuous leather. As expected with a Bill Amberg piece, this leather chair is made from the finest Italian leather, which feels supple to sit on. Corral will also be available in a soft felt with leather trim.

These three new products by British design company Case are available to order from February 2014 directly from

Loku plywood chair from £250
Lucent tables from £420
Corral lounge chair from £1,800

For further information, please contact Daniel Nelson or Duncan Bull at Case:


Notes to Editors

Case Contemporary Furniture | @Case_Furniture

Established in 2006, Case is the creation of British furniture pioneer Paul Newman and dedicated to producing the finest quality furniture designs for the international market and to delivering excellent design at good value Case brings first-rate design principles and manufacturing techniques to an area of the furniture market more associated with imitation and mediocrity and forges the relationships between designer, manufacturer and trading partner, and is therefore able to deliver innovation, efficiency and affordability in equal measure.

Shin Azumi | @shin_azu

Shin Azumi was born and raised in Japan. He studied at the Royal College of Art in the UK, and in the mid-1990s set up a London studio with his associate Tomoko Azumi. In 2005 Shin Azumi set up a new solo practice, a studio. His works are widely recognised in Europe and have been exhibited in such prestigious venues as the Design Museum in the UK, the Vitra Design Museum in Germany and the Stedelijk Museum in the Netherlands.

Matthew Hilton | @MHLtd_Studio

Matthew Hilton has won numerous awards and his work is in permanent collections at the V&A and the Design Museum, London. He has the distinction of having been awarded Royal Designer for Industry in 2004 in recognition of his contribution to the design industry. One of Britain’s most highly respected industrial designers, Matthew Hilton has over 30 years’ experience in his field, with many of his designs already considered modern classics.

Bill Amberg | @Bill_Studio

Bill Amberg founded the studio that bears his name over 20 years ago now. Today this is as much an artisans’ collective as a thriving company offering high-end services. The studio’s endeavours range from architectural services for much-valued corporate and private clients, to interior leather bespoke work, and signature accessories. Over the last three decades, collaborations with the likes of Aston Martin, Penguin, Donna Karan and Alfred Dunhill.

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