Lithuanian furniture that you can find in France – from trusted players to a fresh beginners
Sustainability, technologically advanced manufacturing, and flexibility in creative process – this is capabilities that France may know the Lithuanian furniture sector by. Besides, there are a newcomers to the market too, who determined to leave a mark in perception of interior aesthetics. While Lithuanian products decorate French homes in style, acknowledged French designers willingly cooperate with Lithuanian manufacturers. Let’s take a look to some of the Lithuanian manufacturers, operating in the market of France.
NARBUTAS is an international office furniture manufacturer offering more than 70 different furniture collections in more than 60 countries. Since its foundation in 1991, the company has focused on meaningful innovation, proven and easy-to-implement solutions, and globally relevant design, ensuring that employees can work in modern, high-quality workspaces.
The company manufactures its products in a factory in Ukmergė, north of the Lithuanian capital Vilnius. NARBUTAS takes a responsible approach to the use of materials used in its production and continuously invests in cutting-edge technologies to improve the quality, operational and energy performance, and reduce the environmental impact. It’s showroom in Paris is one of the most eye-catching objects for everyone, who understands the magic of office interior.
A Lithuanian-based furniture design and home-accessory company EMKO welcomes talented designers from all over the globe. EMKO design and manufacture with highly qualified capability to bring fresh ideas to life, make choices outside the box, help the creative artists put the passion in their own creations. EMKO focus on creating a niche for the curious solutions to be embodied. The quality of the craft and of the materials insures a long-term relationship. Moreover, EMKO‘s solid position over 17 markets around the World proves how trusted they are. EMKO hit the France market with its shelf DESSUS, which was co-created with a French interior designer Pierre Foulonneau.
KOPAR has no analogs in the global market, and it’s a co-created work of metalworkers, chemists, and artists. Family of Lithuanian jewelers started their adventure to promote intangible cultural heritage and unique properties and beauty of local raw materials. Their hard work, passion, and skills allowed them to re-imagine new shapes and objects in furniture.
Each piece in KOPAR workshop is created accurately as if it were a perfect work of art. A team of dedicated and daring professionals combine centuries-old crafting traditions with modern production techniques to continuously perfect, advocate and perpetuate the uniqueness, refinement, and intrinsic charm of metals such as copper and brass.
KOPAR passion for innovative, contemporary design with a nod to the past, commitment to the utmost quality and exacting standards, and responsibility to use and promote thoughtful – ethical, social, and environmental – practices at every step across all their processes to create exquisitely designed timeless handmade fine furniture and art pieces for the most discerning clientele. KOPAR has presented its works at Maison&Objet, Paris, September 2021.
Lithuania’s life sciences sector has been rising to prominence internationally for the past decade. Boosted by world-leading biotechnology research and strong educational institutions that supply businesses with top-notch talent, the sector is accelerating faster than almost anywhere else in Europe. Growing by a record 87% in 2020, Lithuania’s robust life sciences ecosystem, which includes both established players and up-and-coming startups, contributes an impressive 2.5% to Lithuania‘s GDP.
Lithuania’s global leadership in laser technologies might be surprising, given the modest size of the country. But with more than half a century of expertise behind it, the Lithuanian laser industry is a major league player in both scientific and industrial laser technologies. Providing solutions for the likes of NASA and IBM, Lithuania’s laser specialists continue to push the scientific frontier and generate the sector’s impressive growth year after year. What is the secret behind this success?