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The sideboard «Hundertwasser 100H2O» by Latvian exclusive furniture brand «Kanttari» received prestigious design award — the silver at the international design competition «A’ Design Award» in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design category.

Stories Editorial April 19, 2018

The «A’ Design Award» (Italy) was established in 2010 to promote and recognize the best design practices and principles in all countries and in all creative disciplines. The ultimate aim of the competition is to push designers, companies and brands worldwide to create superior products and projects. The submitted works are evaluated by an international jury panel of experts in various fields. Each design competition category has a specific brief and distinct evaluation criteria in order for the submissions the category to be fairly evaluated. All winners are published on the webpage of «A’ Design Award».

One of the winners is the sideboard «Hundertwasser 100H2O» by Latvian furniture brand «Kanttari», which received the silver award in the Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design category. It is designed by «Kanttari» designer Renāts Kotļevs in collaboration with his brother Ruslans Kotļevs.

«The organic forms of «Hundertwasser 100H20» sideboard, a balance of art with everyday living, and a strong individualism, rejecting straight lines, is an authentic furniture with artistic approach, born of a passion for surreal design and fine craftsmanship. The drawers are asymmetric in a range of metal varieties, copper, brass and bronze, featured with different shaped pulls and knobs. With aim of delivering exceptional modern and contemporary furniture design, this sideboard is a unique piece of art,» designer Renāts Kotļevs describes his work.

The «Kanttari» brand was established in December 2017. In January, it was one of the participants in the Latvian national stand in the international furniture exhibition «IMM Cologne» in Germany, while in September furniture by «Kanttari» will be on view at the design exhibition «Maison&Objet» in Paris. «Kanttari» combines high–quality wood with metal, thus creating luxurious furniture and design objects.