Product development

    • June 3, 2020
    • May 15, 2022

    How to Make New Furniture #2

    Savior after the great financial crisis In 2008, the great financial crisis started from the Wall Street and struck the whole world. Many companies faced business difficulties, and so did Conde House. We immediately needed a successful product in order to survive. That was the time when our best-selling chair, the WING Lux, was born (2009). Product changing the character of the Lux collection What if we gather all our technologies to make furniture without any thought of cost? This is the starting point of our Lux collection. The development of the Wing had already started as one of the Lux collection products, but the financial crisis drove us to change the concept of the Lux collection itself. Even though how much we improved quality, the market conditions didn’t allow luxury goods any more, at least in Japan at that time. We had to apply all of our technologies to […]

    • June 1, 2020
    • May 20, 2022

    How to Make New Furniture #1

    The long-selling product was born unexpectedly You will find it in the line from the rear leg to the backrest. The back part of the chair frame looks like a golf club when it’s seen from the side. That is the reason why the chair was named “Golfer”. Funnily enough, the design of our long-selling chair came from a rough sketch drawn by a new girl in our factory. One day, a rough sketch caught the attention of our founder and reminded him of his training period. When studying furniture manufacturing in Germany, he saw the chair at a furniture shop. It was one of the Danish masterpieces. He was deeply impressed and determined to make a chair exceeding its perfection. The rough sketch drwawn by a new girl awoke his passion. Before forgetting his inspiration, he soon started making a full-scale drawing with care not to make it too […]