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10.2021

Five-minute film about form.bar in popular ARD program

The advice show "ARD-Buffet" took a close look at the form.bar concept, spoke in detail with the two founders and visited a carpenter partner in Saarland.

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09.2021

"Here a little longer, there a little higher"

The Hamburger Abendblatt presents form.bar in its supplement "Wohnen".

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09.2021

PM 09/21: form.bar Germany's best online store for the fifth time in a row

Young furniture design platform also test winner in 2021 in major customer survey by German Institute for Service Quality

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08.2021

"Design unique furniture online yourself"

In its business magazine "Macher", the Saarbrücker Zeitung reports in detail on the founding idea of form.bar and explains why the company is turning the billion-dollar furniture industry on its head.

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08.2021

"Sustainability is part of form.bar's DNA"

Lifeverde.de - The portal for green lifestyle has form.bar founder Alessandro Quaranta interviewed and asked about what makes form.bar so special and particularly sustainable.

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05.2021

"Life is malleable - it is in our hands"

Onpulson.de, the specialist portal for decision-makers in SMEs, spoke to form.bar founder Alessandro Quaranta about "Die Höhle der Löwen", tips for young founders and Mahatma Gandhi.

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03.2021

"We do not ship furniture, but data"

form.bar sets standards for online configured furniture: Well-founded article about form.bar in the trade magazine dds - Das Magazin für Möbel und Ausbau.

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02.2021

"Digital, regional, individual: The future has long since begun"

In a guest article in the magazine of the technical disciplines of the Bern University of Applied Sciences - spirit biel/bienne - form.bar founder Alessandro Quaranta sheds light on the opportunities of digitalization.

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02.2021

Online boom made to measure

As consumers want to make fewer and fewer compromises within their own four walls, there is a strong demand for high-quality, custom-fit furnishing solutions - the magazine "möbel kultur" took a look at form.bar and the online boom in the furniture world.

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01.2021

PM 01/21: Young stars support furniture startup form.bar

Design platform launches into 2021 with prominent faces, new website and global download service

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09.2020

PM 09/20: form.bar Germany's best online store for the fourth year in a row

Young furniture design platform also 2020 test winner in large customer survey by the German Institute for Service Quality

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08.2020

PM 08/20: „Designers of the Year 2020“

form.bar also causes a furore internationally and surprisingly receives award from Great Britain

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07.2020

PM 07/20: Top place for form.bar „Deutschlands beste Online-Händler“

"New award for the online furniture designers of form.bar: The platform, which has already won many awards in recent months, is among ...

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05.2020

PM 05/20: Support action of form.bar helps regional carpenters in Corona time

"Special times call for special measures: For the multiple award-winning furniture design startup form.bar, this guiding principle is certainly confirmed in ...

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04.2020

"On track to transform furniture production"

"In Saarbrücken, a start-up is well on its way to turning furniture production upside down." This is how the form.bar story begins in the April issue of "md INTERIOR DESIGN ARCHITECTURE," the traditional trade magazine for interior architecture and interior design.

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03.2020

PM 03/20: form.bar is test winner in new study on sustainable engagement

1st place in major customer survey for "Focus" - "Sustainability is the fundamental principle of our actions"

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03.2020

Custom furniture for creatives

BM, the trade magazine for carpenters, joiners and window makers, reports in its March issue about form.bar

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02.2020

"Creative solutions for special room situations"

Four-page interview with form.bar founder Alessandro Quaranta in the new "möbelfertigung", one of the top magazines in the European furniture industry, required reading for entrepreneurs and managers.

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01.2020

IMM Cologne 2020

After another record year: The form.bar story at IMM Cologne 2020

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01.2020

Querdenker 2020

They are unconventional, successful, sometimes accept defeat and radiate optimism in every respect: The lateral thinkers of the furniture industry...

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01.2020

"I make you round"

Alessandro Quaranta, 38, can remember that phone call pretty clearly. It was in 2015. He was sitting on the train and Nikolas Feth, 39, called to tell him that the first order had been received via their Formbar Internet platform. "A red shelf," Quaranta recalls...

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12.2019

Köpfe 2019

Handwerk magazine has included form.bar founders Nikolas Feth and Alessandro Quaranta in its prestigious list of "Köpfe 2019." The "personalities who have brought the skilled trades forward in 2019" include German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier.

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11.2019

PM 11/19: form.bar also wins German Design Award for the first time

The young furniture design platform form.bar is awarded one of the most important international design prizes. The globally unique 3D web application for spectacular...

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11.2019

PM 11/19: Furniture pioneer form.bar wins State Design Award 2019

Expert jury praises "intelligent production process" and "elegant design" of "impressive platform". The furniture design platform has the most...

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Weitere Berichte:

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10.2019

"In no way comfortable"

Internet trade is a major problem for many German furniture manufacturers. But not all are discouraged by this....

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09.2019

PM 09/19: Customers once again vote form.bar Germany's best online store

For the third time in a row, the young furniture design platform form.bar has been awarded the prestigious title of "Germany's Best Online Shop". And thus finds itself...

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09.2019

"The stars are already here"

Report of the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" about IT companies in Saarland and the "very interesting technology" of form.bar.

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07.2019

"Summer desire"

Contribution in the Couch on the subject of custom living.

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06.2019

PM 06/19: Design furniture platform form.bar wins German Brand Award

Nike, BMW, Lufthansa, FC Bayern: By winning the German Brand Award for the first time, the design furniture platform form.bar has joined an illustrious circle of world-famous...

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05.2019

PM 05/19: Million funding for young design furniture platform

Climate-friendly, regionally sustainable: EU innovation program "Horizon 2020" praises "great potential" of globally unique 3D application for customized furniture...

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Weitere Berichte:

→ möbelkultur Print → Holz-Zentralblatt → WiWo Gründer → möbelkultur Online → BM online → DDS Online → möbelfertigung online → Möbelmarkt.de

05.2019

Okinlab gets millions from the EU

The Saarbrücken-based furniture startup is being funded with around two million euros from the Horizon 2020 program. The aim is to...

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11.2018

Furniture production 4.0 with a fun factor

Through its online platform form.bar, the company Okinlab offers the possibility of designing one's own furnishings and then...

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11.2017

"My CNC pays off"

Carpenters and joiners often lack the time to market their free CNC capacities. Jens Denhof has been working with...

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07.2017

Benchmark in freeform planning

Many joineries have CNC machining centers - but very few of them are really working to capacity. This changes when...

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07.2017

Germany, your founders

Okinlab designs furniture, houses and pavilions. On the platform www.form.bar, for example, anyone can...

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10.2016

form.bar honored at the German Founders Award

Affordable furniture, customized by the customer on www.form.bar and manufactured by the carpentry around the corner, with this innovative concept...

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02.2016

Without screws, without glue, but with a lot of imagination

The young company Okinlab has already won several awards. The starting points for their success were a look at nature and the realization that many carpenters don't even know what their modern CNC milling...

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02.2014

For birthday a furniture maker

The company Okinlab builds furniture without corners and edges. "We rely on shapes that occur in nature," says Nikolas Feth (33), who together with...

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S. K.
Very nice and quick contact with questions, individual advice, delivery to the living room without leaving much waste, assembly for two well doable, quality top and just beautiful! We are very satisfied.
Christa M.
We have ordered 2 pieces of furniture so far (shelf for office and chest of drawers for room with sloping roof) and are totally thrilled both times. Everything worked out: friendly, telephone support with the design, good service of the carpentry, delivery date and assembly were accurate and the quality or the appearance of the furniture we are happy every day.
Karin H.
I am really super satisfied with the shelf. The special shape and excellent quality make it a gem. The executing carpentry has done a great job. No long waiting time and the delivery was carefully packed and delivered to the apartment. Highly recommended!
Renate G.
A beautiful unique piece, very well finished, super friendly, fast and competent communication between the form.bar team as well as the carpentry, highly recommended We are very happy with our new piece of furniture and have already received several compliments from friends and family.
Cordula S.
The contact to formbar was super, any time I was informed about the exact state of production, delivery, etc. The carpentry H. from Diekholzen has done a super job, the communication was also there best, the commissioning of the assembly for such large parts is recommended. The furniture is much better to look at live than in the photos.