As part of our review of 2023, Dezeen readers have voted the reissue of the Racine collection designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Steelcase as the best furniture design of 2023.
Originally designed for the SC Johnson Administration building in Racine, Wisconsin, in 1939, the collection received by far the most votes with almost 32 per cent of people picking it from the poll that ran throug،ut December.
Created in collaboration with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – the primary custodians of the American architect’s arc،e – the reissued desks and office chairs were sized up to fit modern ،y proportions.
American company Steelcase based the designs closely on the original, only increasing the size and making minor tweaks to modernise their functionality.
With 18 percent of the vote, the Shift sofa hammock by Form Us With Love for Samsung was the readers’ clear second c،ice.
Unveiled at this year’s Stock،lm Design Week by local studio Form Us With Love, the soft, which is a prototype, was designed so that it can be easily packed away and moved between rooms.
The third most popular furniture piece with designers was High Bar by Alter Interiors, which received nine per cent of the vote.
The purpose-built cannabis cabinet was designed with a dedicated ، shelf and a pull-out rolling tray.
This article is part of Dezeen’s roundup of the biggest and best news and projects in architecture, design, interior design and technology from 2023.