Learning Lightly: made from plants and waste
Every material has an impact on the environment, so it's crucial to choose them wisely. Thanks to scientific developments we are making progress in developing materials from more environmentally beneficial sources, in ways that can actually improve our environment, rather than harm it…
Learning Lightly: the super-stacker
With compact urban living on the rise, people need furniture that's lightweight, mobile and adaptable. That's just one of the reasons the designers at Formway prioritized stacking efficiency during the design process. Learn more about the other benefits stacking brings, including minimizing environmental impacts…
Learning Lightly: light and nimble
Lightly has been carefully considered to be as light and strong as possible, bringing dependable versatility to more spaces. Learn more about the innovative process designers and engineers at Formway undertook to develop our new chair…
Interview: Paul Stevenson on the noho move design process
Designing the noho move chair was a three year long endeavor. Any journey that long is bound to be filled with stories—we talked to Paul Stevenson, Lead Designer from Formway for the noho move chair, about his experience creating a new-to-the-world product.
Home profile: Rees Townhouse by Claude Megson
We had the pleasure of capturing the noho move chair with photographer Samuel Hartnett in the Rees Townhouse, designed by architect Claude Megson and built in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1974.
Home profile: The Floating Beach Bach Featured on Grand Designs New Zealand
Mark and Pip Pennington’s coastal abode on the shoreline of the Kāpiti Coast in Paekākāriki, is a feat in design beauty. The location is on an exposed coastline where coastal erosion is accelerated due to climate change. noho move dining chairs in Cloud sit proudly in the space…
Reducing our reliance on single-use plastic
We live in The Age of Plastic and all know the problem is adversely affecting our planet in a number of ways. Marine life is ingesting microplastics, which are then entering the human food chain. In addition, the production of plastic emits greenhouse gases, contributing to climate change. So, what can we do to be a part of the solution?
Designing a healthier way to sit at our tables
Due to the ever-changing work environment—hastened by a global pandemic—it’s not hard to conclude that many of the behaviours captured by research in the office setting are becoming increasingly prevalent in the home.
It's little wonder that sitting is being labelled ‘the new smoking’ and most advice for avoiding the health issues boils down to sitting less and moving more.
New Zealand Design Pavilion—San Francisco
Noho is delighted to be participating in the New Zealand Design Pavilion—the most comprehensive showing of New Zealand design to the Architecture & Design community in the United States since the pandemic—debuting in San Francisco from June 21st to July 1st, 2022 at Shack15.
A chair that fits—from dining to a makeshift office
Originally written by Alana Broadhead for The New. Alana reviews the noho move chair, the versatility—from dining to a makeshift office, and the importance of healthy movement in our homes.
We're here for good: noho is a certified B-Corporation
At noho, we believe our furniture should fit with our values as well as our lifestyle. That's why we're proud to share that we have recently become a B Corp certified company. This certification means that we meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
Tips on How to Make Your Home More Sustainable
Making your home – and lifestyle – more sustainable doesn’t have to mean living completely free of stuff or off of the grid. At noho, we believe in making small changes in our everyday lives … because over time those small changes add up to help shape a better future for everyone.
Welcome to noho US!
Whoever said: “starting businesses isn’t for the faint of heart” and, “you’d better get comfy with uncertainty” was right on the money! But even they couldn’t have imagined launching a business in the midst of a global pandemic. When we began the noho journey, we were determined to tackle some of the world's great challenges, starting with transforming comfort & well-being in the home whilst tackling plastic pollution. We couldn't have imagined how challenged the world would become. But through this we’ll grow. We have real hope that the current sense of global unity in the face of adversity, and…
What it Means to ‘Live Well’ – We sat down to talk some sit with Formway, the designers of the noho move chair
We recently had the chance to sit down with the leaders of Formway
- Kent Parker and Paul Wilkinson – to discuss the designing of the noho move chair, and talk all things chair design, inspiration, and sustainability.