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1972

Bocaccio Design is born and was changed to BD Ediciones de Diseño in the same year. On May 3 the showroom at 137 Vía Augusta, Barcelona was opened.

Put into production: Waterbed, Hermafrodita, Cuc Lamp, Velón, Mackintosh Chair, Casa Navas Fireplace, Bedhead XVIII C, Red & Blue Chair, Domino Table, Art Dèco Carpet, Domènech i Montaner Carpet, Inglés Vase, 1900 Bottles, Negro Sofas, Xinas Nest tables, Discplay, Flamingo Lamp, Jipi Lamp, Americano Desk, la Scala de Milán, Mettsass Table.

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1973

Put into Production: Harpo Furniture, Knossos Lamp, Leamas Vases and bottles, Shiva Vase, Campanae Extraction unit, Hialina Shelving.

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1974

Put into Production: Monza Armchair, Novocomum Table, Pia Lamp, Sylvestre Lamp, Sylvestrina Lamp, Lambert Escaler Decorative mirror, Bocconi 1939 Armchair, Catalano Bench, Shin Lamp, Sevilla Chair.

Delta Adi-Fad Prize for the Hialina Shelving by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets.

Exhibition Angel Jové, painting.

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1975

Put into Production: Postal Pyramid, Luminoso Mirror, Sardinel Mailbox, Elemento Di Architettura Ceramics, Correa/Milá Planters.

Delta de Oro Adi-Fad Prize for Luminoso Mirror by Mireia Riera.

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1976

Put into Production: Sevilla Table, Versátil Trolley, Calvet Furniture, Batlló Furniture, Mozart Chair, Cubistas Carpets, Trípode Planter, Manhattan Ashtray, Lambert Escaler Planter.

Delta de Oro Adi-Fad Prize for the Sevilla Table by Pep Bonet and Cristian Cirici and Special Mention for the Versátil Trolley by Oscar Tusquets and Lluís Clotet.

Exhibition, The American Super Realists.

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1977

Put into Production: Racor Collection, Tallo Lamp, Disco Susana Tray, Dionís Renart Vase, Bottle opener.

Adi-Fad Design Prize for Vase by Dionís Renart.

BD Madrid and BD San Sebastian are opened.

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1978

Put into Production: Barraquer Ashtray, Tecla Clotheshook, BD Extraction unit, Catalano Small chair, Casino Table, Gaudí Metalwork, Exterior Mailbox, BD Signage.

‘Disueño’ Adi-Fad Prize for the metal fittings by Antoni Gaudí, the Tallo Lamp by Jane & Charles Dillon and the Casino Table.

Exhibition, Gaspar Homar 1870-1953.

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1979

The new shop-showroom at Casa Thomas, Calle Mallorca 291, Barcelona opens. The restoration and adaption of the ground and lower floors of this emblematic building by Domènech i Montaner, carried out by Cristian Cirici, wins the National Restoration Prize.

Put into Production: Jardín Series, BD Metalwork, Eileen Gray Carpets, Gala Figure.

Premio Delta de Oro Adi-Fad for the Campana BD de Oscar Tusquets, Lluís Clotet and Anna Bohigas; Premios ‘Disueños’ Adi-Fad for the Figura Gala and the Barraquer Ashtray.

Exhibition, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, original drawings.

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1980

Put into Production: Burguesa Table, Hypóstila Shelving, Bathroom Rack, Consentida Lamp, Monza Sofa, Larreux Vase, Redondo Ashtray.

Delta de Oro Prize and Critics Adi-Fad Mention for the Hypóstila Shelving by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets.

Exhibition, Luces de Viena 1900, Hoffmann, Wagner, Loos and Wittmann.

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1981

Put into Production: Dúplex and Single Stool, Fina Display case, Record holder for Theo Walter, Willow Furniture, Hill House Furniture, Ingram Furniture, Dug-Out, Gaudí Furniture (Calvet Chair, Calvet Stool, Calvet Mirror, Batlló Bench, Batlló Chair).

Adi-Fad Special Mention for the Record holder for Theo Walter by Pep Bonet and the Chaise Longue du Champ by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets. This piece also won the Oscar for best exhibited furniture piece at the Moving de París Furniture Fair.

Exhibitions, Eileen Gray, designs; ‘Some designs’ by Charles R. Mackintosh.

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1982

Put into Production: Escuadra Bin, Surco Ashtray, Galante Mirror.

Exhibition, Thirty years of Loewe Window Displays.

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1983

Put into Production: TMC Lamp, TMC 1956 Lamp, Pekín Lamp, Rocafort Lamp, Garraf Lamp, Fagor Lamp, Valencia Lamp, Vaghe Stelle Circular Lamp, Stern Carpet, Mariscal Carpets, Roberto Furniture.

Exhibitions: The TMC Lamp by Miguel Milá celebrates 25 years and its still going; Marco Zanuso, designs, drawing y prototypes; Muy formales Furniture, Carpets and Lamps by Pepe Cortés and Javier Mariscal; Joaquín Berao, jewellery collection ; ‘Some Designs’ by Charles R. Mackintosh in Glasgow.

A book is published ‘Furniture by Architects’ by Marc Emery in which of the 500 pieces selected, 36 come from BD.

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1984

Put into Production: Olvidada Lamp, Elipsis Table, Tri-X Table, Tatí Wall and standing lamp, Mesita Table, Mendini Carpets, 3-4-5 Letterbox, C.N.B.B Carrón Barra Bar, Carrito Bar and Artística Table.

Delta de Plata Adi-Fad Prize for the Surco ashtray by Mendoza and Oriol.

Exhibitions, Ritorno all’Italia, Furniture and designs by Francesco Volsi; R. M Schindler architect, furniture with plans and drawings; Una tavola di Sans-Souci.

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1985

Put into Production: Araña Lamp, Bib-Luz Lamp, Phidea Table, Pérez Villalta Carpet, Albor Shelves, Galante estrecho Mirror, Freeman Lamp and Stool.

Exhibitions, Antología Quartett; Mackintosh Computers.

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1986

Put into Production: Serie Zoraida, Catenaria.

Delta de Oro de los 25 años de Adi-Fad Prize for Hialina Shelving by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets and Delta de Plata Prize for the Catenaria by Pep Bonet.

Exhibitions, Zabro, Other Furniture and objects from the Nova Alchymia collection; Tea & Coffee Piazza by Alessi.

BD Canaries and BD Zaragoza are opened.

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1987

Put into Production: Vaghe Stelle Triangular, Tea Wall Lamp, Coqueta Chair, Metalástica Chair, Comité Table, Orbita Table, Tierra and Luna Carpets, Pico Trolley, Suono Trolley, Talaya Shelving, Castor Lamp, Mamparia, Parking for bicycles, Support for spotlight.

Exhibitions, ‘Trittico Zeus/Speradisole/Transatlántic’, Mostra Confronto sul Design Milano/Roma/Barcelona; Book Albini, Helg, Piva”; “Pinze alle Mani, Reproductions of futurist objects.

BD Mallorca and BD Seville are opened.

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1988

Put into Production: Metarrígida Table, Casta Diva Table, Papylion Table, Pedro Miralles Carpets, Martine Bedin Carpets, Carpetero Trolley, Cornisa Shelving.

Delta de Oro Adi-Fad Prize for the Coqueta Chair by Pete Sans.

Exhibition, ‘Lluís Ventós, Veletas’.

BD Bilbao and BD Valencia is opened and BD Italia established.

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1989

Put into Production: Bib-Luz Doble, Mitral Lamps, Rougemont Carpets, Telefónica Trolley, Dinauno Trolley.

National Design Prize.

Exhibition ‘Around the clock’, Spanish Design based on an invention.

BD Rioja is established. BD Italia is launched in Milan.

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1990

Put into Production: Buc Comité Table, Toma Lamp, Arácnida Table, Tut Ankh Amon Stool.

European Community Design Prize.

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1991

Put into Production: Barcelonés Umbrella stand, Mirallmar Mirror, Rusc Ashtray, Tuman Chair, Autónoma Shelving, Torrellimona Table, Lolita Bedhead, Catalogaria, Dalí Furniture (Bracelli Lamp, Muletas Lamp, Cajones Lamp, Leda Chair and Table, Vis-à-Vis de Gala, Rinoceróntico Handle).

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1992

Put into Production: Zenio Ashtray, Imhotep Sketch box, Alejandría Book support, Bib Chair.

Launch of the Dalí Furniture collection with an installation by Dani Freixes in the Palazzo de Milán.

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1993

Put into Production: Alba Shelving unit, Parascentille, Madeira Table, Librería Table, Kadira Chair, Ebro Lamp, Pólux Lamp, Racor II Series, Sevilla oficinas Table, Urbana Paper bin, Big Banc Bench.

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1994

Put into Production: Toni Miró Wardrobes, Tríptic Series.

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1995

Put into Production: Hypóstila II Shelving, Selene Series, Coffrage, Phantasma Shelving, Little Nemo Bedhead, Fustano Bench, Vertical Paperbin.

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1996

Put into Production: Metalástica (porferated) Chair, Homenaje a Barraquer Ashtray, Taulia Table, Charles Table, Vértigo Carpet, Luz Skyline, X Chairs, Diáfana Extraction Unit, Perforano Bench.

Delta de Plata Adi-Fad Pirze for the Diáfana Extraction unit by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets Blanca.

Exhibition, ‘Partido amistoso de fútbol entre las selecciones española e internacional de sillas diseñadas por arquitectos’, on the occasion of the celebration of the UIA Congress (International Union of Architects) in Barcelona.

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1997

Put into Production: Plomada Lamp, Plec Umbrella stand, E.T Series, JH Lamp, AL Lamp.

BD Ediciones de Diseño celebrates 25 years.

The 25th Anniversary Collection is published.

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1998

Put into Production: Cartuja Table, Cristalina Shelving unit, Mediterránea Shelving, Palau Ashtray-Paperbin, Wellington Lamp, Velaria, Consentida Lamp.

Reissue of the Casa de Familia bottle for the exhibition ‘El Universo de Jujol’.

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1999

Put into Production: Axes Serie, Eria Lamp, Paca y Paquita Table, Escaleta Shelving.

The Catalano Bench celebrates 25 years.

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2000

Put into Production: Esbelta Shelving, Suma Shelving, Exenta Shelving, Lamp Vaghe Stelle Lamp (double and triple), BCN Umbrella stand, Sevilla Bib Install Table.

Exhibition, ‘Driade & BD’.

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2001

Put into Production: Ote Lamp, Sevilla Chair (in pith), Aracni2 Table, Díscola Tray, Romana Table.

Exhibition, ‘Cromía by Victoria Roqué’.

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2002

Put into Production: Chester Bench, BDlove Bench, Happy Hour Collection (Ginger Stool 40, 60 and 80, Side Table L, M, XL, XXL, XS y S, Service Bar, Service Table, Side Bar and High Bar), Aula System.

Exhibition, ‘Scenes: Gaudí en la decoración contemporánea’, for the Year of Gaudí celebrations.

Presentation of the book “Spoon,100 designers, 10 curators, 10 design classics”, published by Phaidon.

Installation of the BDlove Collection at the Bertuzzi, Milán.

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2003

Put into Production: BDlove Lamp, BDlove Planter, Puf-Chaise-Longue Ottoman, Ilvino and Laigua Bottles.

Exhibition, ‘Studio Per, ciclo socios fundadores’, in BD Madrid.

Publication of the book: BD Ediciones de Diseño: Selected Works, as part of the Monographics Design Collection.

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2004

Put into Production: BDwork Office System, Varius Chair, Varius Auditorio Chair, Dalilips, MailMe Mailbox.

Exhibition, ‘Mail Me’ in FAD.

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2005

Put into Production: Bavarius, The Suizos Benches, Storage System for libraries.

Exhibition, ‘Mail Me’ en BD Madrid.

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2006

Put into Production: BDwork Colors, Valeria and Luca Storage Boxes, Showtime Collection (Armchairs, Multileg Cabinet, Mirrors, Vases, Table).

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2007

Put into Production: Showtime Chair and Showtime Exterior Table.

Premio Delta de Oro Adi-Fad for The Suizos Benches by Alfredo Häberli.

Exhibition “J’aime” in Milán with designs by Jaime Hayon for ArtQuitect, BD and Metalarte.

Installation of The Suizos Benches for the Encuentros cycle by Camper/FAD.

BD Ediciones de Diseño gets renamed BD Barcelona Design.

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2008

Put into Production: Minivarius Chair, Janet Chair and Stool.

Exhibition. ‘25 años de la silla Varius’, Sala Vinçon, Barcelona.

Commemorative publication with portraits of Antonio López, Beatriz de Moura, Beth Galí, Bibiana Fernández, Boris Izaguirre, Eduardo Mendoza, Enrique Vila-Matas, Fernando Amat, Fernando Savater, Gillo Dorfles, Ingo Maurer, Jaume Vallcorba, Javier Mariscal, Joana Bonet Jordi Labanda, Jorge Herralde, Jorge Pensi, Josep Font, Leopoldo Pomés, Mónica Boada, Nani Marquina, Ouka Leele, Rafael Moneo, Rosa Novell and Santiago Dexeus.

Show “BCN” with Camper and Nanimarquina in the Superstudio Più, Milan.

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2009

Put into Production: Tout va Bien Cabinet, Table B Table, Hypóstila Shelving in wood.

Limited Edition Black Label Collection of Dalí’s Furniture.

Delta de Plata Adi-Fad Prize for the B Table by Konstantin Grcic.

Organization of the Sant Jordi Prize for the best ‘Pluma’ on design.

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2010

Put into Production: Butaca Lounger, Silla B Chair.

Exhibition, Swarovski Elements at Work for the Triennale de Milán.

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2011

Put into Production: Gaulino Chair, Gaulino Table, Free Port Cabinet, Binaria Stool, The Narcissist Dressing table, Multileg Low table, Hyperbolic Table.

Red Dot Design Award ‘Best of the Best’ for the B Table and Delta de Plata Adi-Fad Prize for the B Chair by Konstantin Grcic.

On October 10 the showroom-gallery at Ramon Turró 126, Barcelona was opened.

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2012

Put into production: Chandlo, Mettsass (relaunch)

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2013

Put into production: Bench B, Side Table B, Gardenias Outdoor.

Delta de Plata Adi-Fad Prize for Bench B by Konstantin Grcic.

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2014

Put into production: Xai, Low Lounger, Multileg Walnut, Gardenias Indoor, Shanty.

Shiva Limited Edition in gold finish, designed by Ettore Sottsass.

Delta de Plata Adi-Fad Prize for Gardenias by Jaime Hayon.

Celebration of the 40 year anniversary of the Catalano bench.

Opening office in Hong Kong.

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2015

New products on the market: Jamaica Stool, Monkey Side table, Table and Vases Fang and Dreams cabinet

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2016

New products on the market: Table and Aquário Cabinet, Couture Armchair, Gaulino Armchair, King Kong Mirrors, Showtime 10 anniversary, Invisible Personage Armchair.

Limited Editions of Gaulino Armchair and Red Monkey Table.

Opening Showroom London

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