Ahrend works together with customers, architects and other parties to design environments in which people are stimulated to achieve their optimum performance. Ahrend helps people to work and study professionally, productively and with pleasure by creating strikingly attractive, functional and sustainable work, study and living environments.
Ahrend aims to be sustainable in every sense of the word, and takes account of the impact of all its decisions and actions on People, Planet and Profit. Ahrend is a Cradle to Cradle company, which organises its management systems according to the C2C philosophy of Braungart and McDonough. Several Ahrend-products are already C2C certified.
The collection of recognisable, timeless furniture in the best tradition of ‘Dutch Design’ developed and produced by Ahrend includes chairs such as the revolutionary Ahrend 2020, the timelessly beautiful Ahrend 250 and the legendary Revolt. Tables like Mehes and Ahrend 500 are used worldwide, alongside other award-winning chairs, tables and storage systems.
Ahrend focuses on the business, government, education and healthcare markets, with several sophisticated furnishing solutions. Ahrend also has a number of attractive home products, such as the Ahrend 380 chair and table which Ineke Hans recently designed in the spirit of the legendary Revolt and Facet which were designed by Friso Kramer in the fifties and sixties.
Recent product introductions include the Loungescape (Basten Leijh), Living Wall (Frans van der Wielen) and the Kaigan (Marijn van der Poll). Contemporary products that fit perfectly in the current era: flexible working, dynamic environments, a pleasant, homely atmosphere, combined with optimum productivity.