• Council at ICFF

    Posted: Aug 08 2014



    Showing new pieces by three American Designers, Council will launch its 2014 collection at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York. San Francisco, CA—May 2014—Council Inc., the American contemporary furniture manufacturer, is pleased to introduce several new pieces—including a variety of seating options, storage, and a table—at the ICFF. The brand will also show a couple of its classic designs that have been updated, or are newly in production. Council will exhibit at booth 1304 at ICFF, which runs from May 17-20 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.  Designer Derek Chen is Council’s founder. “This year we focused on expanding the collection in specific areas: seating, and pieces that can do double duty in the home and the work place,”he said. “There’s a demand for that kind of versatility, and it feels right for Council: prioritizing utility, thinking creatively about each piece’s potential, and making our tightly-curated collection as relevant as possible are concerns that are...
  • Council Celebrates its 5th Consecutive Year at ICFF

    Posted: May 16 2011

    Council is pleased to return to the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) this spring. The American contemporary furniture manufacturer will introduce four new pieces, further expanding upon a collection that has come rather quickly to be known for its thoughtful contemporary aesthetic, extraordinary attention to craft, and refreshing contribution to the international design scene. Council will return to booth 1708 at ICFF, which runs from May 14-17 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.   “It’s hard to believe that this will be our fifth time at the Fair,” said designer Derek Chen, Council’s founder, who launched the company in 2007. “In many ways we still feel like a start-up——certainly, we still bring that newcomer energy and enthusiasm to every new collection——but it’s also very satisfying to watch the brand mature in the marketplace. We look forward to showing our new work, and also to being inspired...
  • Commonwealth Restaurant Opens in San Francisco

    Posted: Aug 10 2010

    Commonwealth restaurant opens in San Francisco’s Mission District. Featuring an innovative menu by executive chef Jason Fox, the restaurant also gives back by donating a portion of proceeds to charity. Council Projects was engaged to provide interior design and branding services, as well as the fabrication of a hickory bar, dining tables, and shelving.
  • Joby Opens New San Francisco Offices

    Posted: Apr 22 2010

    International design brand Joby engaged Council Projects, along with designer Philip Wood, to design solutions for their new San Francisco headquarters. The new office includes two custom 28-foot Corian worktables that cantilever from the building’s pillars without touching the ground. Custom hickory and Corian rolling storage pedestals and a white Divis reception desk from Council’s collection round out the stunning, yet functional space.
  • Announcing Council Projects

    Posted: Jan 01 2010

    Council now has a division focused on conceiving, sourcing, and building works for unique interiors projects. We bring our unique and diverse creative and execution capabilities to bear on projects ranging from single custom furniture pieces to full environments for residential, commercial, and hospitality clients. Creative services include concept, branding, architecture and interior design, and the execution services to make everything happen. Allow us to provide the single piece that enables your vision, or see what our team of creative professionals can do for your entire project.
  • Council wins ICFF Editors Award for Furniture

    Posted: May 19 2009

    Council is pleased to have won the 2009 ICFF Editors Award for Furniture. Juried by a panel of international design editors, the prestigious award recognizes Council’s achievements in contemporary furnishings.
  • Council in I.D. Magazine's Design Review

    Posted: Mar 24 2008

    Two pieces from Council's debut collection, Peel by Khodi Feiz and Mute by Mike & Maaike, receive an honorable mention in I.D. Magazine's Annual Design Review.
  • Mute Wins Award for Best Armchair

    Posted: Jan 10 2008

    Mute by Mike & Maaike is the recipient of a Wallpaper* Design Award in the category of Best Armchair.  

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