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The great design evolution: children's furniture

Some of the world’s most iconic designer furniture is distinctly cool comfort for today’s children. So how has this modern design evolution come about?

Posted: 1 September 2011
by Junior

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One such company is Sixeight, a young furniture company based in Düsseldorf, Germany, that was started in 2004 by husband-and-wife team James and Suzanne Herbert after the birth of their first child. James, originally from northern California, and Suzanne, a native of Düsseldorf, met while studying architecture at the cutting-edge SCI-Arc Institute in southern California, They shared a love of Bauhaus and modernist building principles, and after their daughter was born, the couple realised there were very few high-quality products for children with the adaptability they craved. “It was dissatisfaction with what was on the market that got us started,” says James. “As architects, we had designed a lot of offices, planning every element, and always thinking how we could do it better.” 

Taking their inspiration from Bauhaus, Sixeight began creating a totally modular system of furnishings, using high-quality materials (such as sustainably sourced birch ply) and skilled craftsmanship to produce low and high beds and cubed and vertical arrangements of storage with different coloured panels that were all interchangeable. The beautiful simplicity and abundance of storage options is enough to make any parent’s mouth water with visions of clean, modern tidiness and space for creative play. 

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