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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 sofa, Xinas Nest tables, Discplay, Flamingo lamp, Jipi lamp, Americano desk, la Scala de Milán, Mettsass table.

Delta Award selection for Flamingo lamp, Cuc lamp, Velón and Negro.

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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 Award for the Hialina shelving by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets.

Selection Delta Award for the Pia lamp, Sevilla chair, Sylvester lamp, Campanae Extraction unit, Harpo, Scala de Milan, Banco Catalano.

Exhibition Angel Jové, painting.

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1975

Put into Production: Postal Piramid, Luminoso mirror, Sardinel mailbox, Elemento Di Architettura Ceramics, Correa/Milá Planters.

Delta Gold Award for Luminoso Mirror of Mireia Riera.

Selection of Delta Award for Postal Piramide lamp, Sardinal mailboxes, Galia lamp.

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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.

Golden Delta Award for the Sevilla table by Pep Bonet and Cristian Cirici.

Selection Delta Award for the Versátil trolley and the Mozart chair of 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.

"Disueño" Adi-Fad Award for Vase by Dionís Renart and Racor Series by Pep Bonet.

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 Award for metalwork by Antoni Gaudí, Tallo lamp by Jane & Charles Dillon, Casino table and Tauleta.

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.

Golden Delta Award for campana BD by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets.

‘Disueño’ Adi-Fad Award for Gala figure, Barraquer ashtray, Jardín series, Percha Tecla.

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.

Golden and Opinion Delta Awards for Hypóstila Shelving by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets.

Delta Award Selection for "Galán de Baño".

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 armchair.

Delta selection Award 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.

Silver Delta Award for Surco ashtray by Mendoza and Oriol.

Delta Award selection for Solar watch, 3/4/5 letterbox, Roberto furniture, Gallante mirror, Escuadra paper bin, Duplex-Single stool, Modular handle.

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.

25 years Delta Gold Award for Hialina shelving by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets and Delta Silver Award for the Catenaria by Pep Bonet.

Selection Delta Award for Bib-Luz book lamp, Vague Stelle lamp, Mesita table, Lamp post and Tati wall lamp, Phidea table, Araña lamp, Bib-Luz semi-sphere lamp.

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 lLamp, 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.

Golden Delta Award for Coqueta armchair by Pete Sans.

Delta Award selection for Cornisa shelving, Metarrígida table, Luna carpet, Tea wall lamp, Metalástica chair, Orbita table, Zoraida series, Tierra carpet, Lotz carpet, Talaya shelving, Comité table, Pxock carpet.

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 Award.

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.

Delta Award selection to Arácnida table, Mitral lamp, Double Bib Luz lamp.

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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).

Silver Delta Award to Barcelonés umbrella stand, by Pep Bonet.

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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.

Delta Award Selection for Mirallmar mirror, Zenio ashtray, Autónoma shelving, Tut Ank Ahmon stool, Torre Llimona table, Cástor lamp, Imhotep, Alexandrian atril, Leda armchair.

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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.

Delta Award selection for Pólux lamp, Bib chair, Racor II series.

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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 Paperboy.

Delta Award selection for Phantasma shelving, paper bin ashtray Palau, E.T. series.

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1996

Put into Production: Metalástica (porferated) chair, Homenaje a Barraquer ashtray, Taulia table, Charles table, Vértigo carpet, Skyline lamp, X chairs, Diáfana extraction unit, Perforano bench.

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.

Silver Delta Award for Diáfana extraction unit by Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets.

Delta Award selection for Alfredo carpet, Skyline lamp, Charles table, Plec umbrella stand, Plomada 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, 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.

Delta Award selection for 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.

Delta Award selection to BDLove bench.

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.

Delta Award selection for Mailbox Mail Me.

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.

Golden Delta Award for The Suizos benches by Alfredo Häberli.

Delta Award selection for the Showtime Collection.

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.

Silver Delta Award for Table B by Konstantin Grcic.

Delta Award selection for Cabinet Tout Va Bien.

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

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2010

Put into Production: Lounger armchair, Chair B.

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 Table B and Silver Delta Award for the Chair B 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).

Delta Award selection for Gaulino table and Free Port.

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2013

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

Silver Delta Award 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.

Silver Delta Award for Gardenias collection by Jaime Hayon.

Delta Award selection for Chandlo.

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, Fang table and vases 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.

Delta Award selection for Dreams Cabinet, Fang Collection.

Limited Editions of Gaulino Armchair and Red Monkey Table.

Opening Showroom London

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2017

Ecodesign Catalan Award to Remix Collection, by Curro Claret and Ramón Úbeda.

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2018

Delta Award selection for Dalia Cabinet.

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