This week’s blog comes to you courtesy of one of our AWEmazing vendors, Trendway! Keep reading the Trendway press release below detailing their new relationship with Magnus Olesen Designs:

Holland, Mich. . . . Building on earlier successes collaborating with European partners, Trendway Corporation will feature a selection of Magnus Olesen Designs in their Chicago Showroom. “Trendway continues to explore opportunities to expand our offering in relevant and thoughtful ways,” explains Bill Bundy, Trendway President and CEO. “Trendway was introduced to Magnus Olesen in 2014 and we believe there is great potential for a relationship.”

Founded in 1937, Magnus Olesen has a rich history of elegant, iconic and functional seating and table designs. The firm collaborates with some of Denmark’s most celebrated designers and architects to produce top quality furniture for a variety of markets. Specializing in wood craftsmanship, Magnus Olesen offers warm Nordic-inspired creations with international influences and thoughtful design sensibilities. The category of high-end wood furniture provides a natural enhancement to Trendway’s current offering.

Several classic designs will be featured in the Trendway Chicago Showroom at the grand re-opening June 15, 2015:

The Butterfly Chair Designed by Niels Gammelgaard
Beautiful chairs in molded veneer focusing on simple lines and genuine materials. Available upholstered or in veneer, the stackable model is crafted of sustainable woods.

The Session Chair Designed by Busk + Hertzog
Japanese and Scandinavian aesthetics meet classic Shaker traditions in this stackable armchair.

The Inferno Chair by Pelikan Design (Niels Gammelgaard and Lars Mathiesen)
An elegant design with unique seating comfort from the intrinsic flexible tilt. The fully-upholstered 5-star base chair is available in low and high-back versions, with and without arms.

The Tonica Wood Chair Designed by Niels Gammelgaard
A modern take on the simple wood chair, with the strong sense of form inherent in new Nordic design.

The I-Sit Chair by Design Concern
A truly innovative chair provides distinctive seating comfort, adaptable to all users. The chair has a light but impressive aesthetic, with full upholstery, molded shell and sleek steel legs. Available with a matching ottoman for optimum seating comfort.

The Sputnik Table Designed by Busk and Hertzog
A series of three low tables crafted in a variety of different heights, top sizes, and surface material options. They can be combined in limitless decorative configurations or used as single tables.

Designers Niels Gammelgaard, designer of the Butterfly, Tonica and Inferno chairs will be on hand at the Chicago Showroom June15 and 16, along with Magnus Olesen Managing Director Nils Knudson. On June 15 a cocktail party reception will welcome guests from 3 to 7 p.m., and Trendway’s annual River Boat Cruise offers excursions at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. The showroom will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

About Trendway

Trendway Corporation, an employee owned company in Holland, Michigan, helps customers create beautiful and effective work environments with a wide range of furniture and architectural products. A company with more than 45 years of exceptional performance, Trendway provides customers peace of mind through outstanding service, quality products, guaranteed delivery, and fast/flexible custom solutions. The company offers many products including panel systems, filing, storage, casegoods, seating, and architectural solutions with moveable walls, glass storefront and raised floor. Trendway has served government customers as a GSA Contractor for more than 20 years. A Zero Waste to Landfill facility, its products are tested for conformance to SCS Indoor Advantage™ or Indoor Advantage™ Gold requirements. Many Trendway product lines have been level 1 certified by the NSF International. For more information on Trendway, please call (616) 399-3900 or visit

We can’t wait to see these AWEsome pieces when we visit the Trendway Showroom in Chicago in June! Call us at 602-841-7480 or email if you have any questions about the products in this release.