Furniture Trends 2022: The Vienna Straw

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Furniture trends 2022: Vienna straw is the new must-have furniture component.

Miniforms colony armchair

Miniforms Colony armchair

Vienna Straw is made from rushes (drawn rushes) and is cut into long, thin strips ranging from 1.75 to 3.00 mm in width, giving it a high degree of strength. Vienna straw has a surface as smooth as plastic and was originally used for the construction of small accessories and for stuffing chair seats.

Miniforms brulla chair

Miniforms Brulla chair

Vienna straw is resistant and can withstand even very high loads. Thanks to these characteristics, Vienna straw in metre lengths is ideal for replacing or making new seats and backs of chairs and sofas, both antique and modern.

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Miniforms Brulla chair

Why Vienna straw? Because from the mid-19th century, the chairs produced by Gebrüder Thonet in Vienna were a worldwide success and became a style icon.

Thonet chair

Thonet S32 chair

In the last two years, some modern furniture manufacturers, such as Miniforms, have started to offer various types of furniture made entirely or partly of Vienna straw: beds, screens, armchairs and chairs…

Miniforms colony screen

Miniforms Colony Screen

The result is a collection of furniture with a discreet, elegant and versatile style. This type of material can be combined perfectly with various other styles: classic, contemporary, modern, minimalist, Scandinavian…

Miniforms colony bed

Miniforms Colony Shiko Wien bed

The Vienna straw used by Miniforms is available in two different finishes, natural or black, creating pleasant visual contrasts or single-colour effects with the various types of wooden structures available: walnut, black-stained ash, natural ash, oak…

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Miniforms Colony armchair

The new 2022 collection by Miniforms also includes a bed with a Vienna straw headboard. The product in question is called the Shiko Wien bed and was conceived by the famous designer E-ggs.

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Miniforms Shiko Wien bed

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The Making Of Miniforms Products

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The making of Miniforms products: craftsmanship, attention to detail and high quality of materials.

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A bit of history

Miniforms Company was born in Italy in the first 1970s as evolution of Inveta (Industria Veneta small tables), a company founded in year 1962 and producer of small tables and furnishing accessories.

miniforms colony coffee table

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At the end of the eighties, Miniforms entered the international market, expanding its production: chairs, tables, beds, cabinets and bookcases were introduced, thus expanding the catalogue of new solutions for the living room area.

miniforms botera armchair

Get the look with  Botera armchair

The style that inspires the company is close to the idea of a sober house, with authentic materials and respect for the environment.

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Get the look with  Iola chair

The shapes and colours are essential, with clean and primary lines.
The materials used range from solid wood to sheet steel, from glass to aluminium, using environmentally friendly criteria for production.

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Get the look with  Edge cabinet

But how are Miniforms products made? Let’s find out together in this video!

Miniforms makes smart, modern, innovative and quality products. Perfect if inserted in youthful and informal environments, they give a touch of Italian style to the house!

The entire Miniforms collection is available in our shop Lomuarredi

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