introduces the latest range of seating products launched by leading European design brands at the Milan Furniture Fair in April 2013.

Chairbiz represents some of Europe’s leading designer-manufacturers in seating, many of whom use the annual Milan Furniture Fair as a global platform for launching ground-breaking new products.

This year’s new releases from key design brands such as Blå Station, Chairs & More, Cizeta and Ilpo Design, represent comfort, functionality, versatility of application as well as choice of multiple finishes and various optional features.

Dent from Blå Station

Designed by Jon Lindström and Henrik Kjellberg of O4i for Swedish design house Blå Station, Dent pushes the boundaries of form and material with its use of kinked steel and dented wood. The use of traditional veneer provides comfort and high functionality. The Dent is available with three different bases in tubular steel, including one with a stackable design and one with a swivel base.

Cacao collection from Chairs & More

Designed by Dario Delpin for Chairs & More, an Italian-based producer of seating products, the Cacao collection features a retro style with multiple options including a chair, stool and armchair. Its seam detail, which traces the perimeter of the seat a few centimetres from the edge, and the use of a unique hemp fabric are some of the collection’s defining features.

Ideal for contract environments, this distinctive range is available with a beech frame in a choice of finishes including natural or wenge stained, matte lacquered black, white, red and several water based stain colours.

Surf from Cizeta

Designed by Edi and Paolo Ciani for Cizeta, the Surf features a curved plywood frame that creates a fluid sensation, achieved by an unerring attention to detail and exploration of new technological capabilities. The Surf design also carries the characteristic styles of Friulian wood traditions. The slim profile of the range is however robust and solid in use. Available in oak or beech wood, Surf is suitable for the home, public spaces or contract engagements.

Kool from Ilpo Design

Designed by Alessio Pozzoli for Ilpo, Kool is a smooth, elegant and comfortable seating product featuring a simple, clean-lined design and a wide, comfortable seat. Kool’s versatile design makes it ideal for contract situations as well as residential environments.

Available with or without armrests, Kool comes with multiple base options including a sled base or stackable four-legged base. Kool is accompanied by a larger range of seating options, including the Extra Kool lounge chairs ideal for residential use and waiting areas, and Kooler bar stools.