01/2015 Orange22 Modern Expands to EU with partner Charles & Marie
Orange22 is excited to finally satisfy the steady requests for our products throughout Europe with our new distribution partner Charles & Marie. Charles & Marie launched in 2005 and is now an international operation that is headed by two industry experts: Marcus Greinke, ex global creative director for Enterprise IG and Claus Krogmann, ex Vitra country CEO. Alongside them is a team of fabulous scouts and writers.
10/10/13 FLIGHT001 Designed by Dario Antonioni Opens in Harajuku Japan!
FLIGHT001 (pronounced: “flight one”) was originally conceived in 1998 aboard Air France flight 023, somewhere between New York and Paris. John Sencion and Brad John, two business travelers who had spent far too much time preparing for their trip, envisioned a travel store as streamlined as flight itself. Luckily for travelers, their mid-air epiphany resulted in a jet-setter’s dream: an all-inclusive, retro-modern store that satisfies the traveler’s every need. The stores design, from the architecture, to the graphics, to the custom fixtures was envisioned by founder of Orange22 Design Lab.
"Flight001 has been a dream client. They allowed us to fully realize our vision for their brand across all customer touch points. The overall result is an amalgamation of various universal aspects of travel like the check in counter, the boarding jetway, the airplane, the baggage claim, the map. These experiential nodes have been abstracted and curated into a holistic expression, that which is now FLIGHT001. The result is a powerful and familiar environment that evokes emotion and delivers meaning." - Dario Antonioni 
Working closely with Orange22 to conceptualize ICON's brand presence at Airventure 2013 the team leaders masterminded a new direction for the A5 Show model color scheme to deliver on the tradeshows hallmark message of production and engineering progress. 
The model was displayed for the first time at EAA AirVenture 2013 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Icon has released photographs of what it informally terms its “three-dimensional CAD drawing” of the company’s A5 amphibious Light Sport Aircraft (LSA). The full-scale 3D model employs automotive vinyl wrap technology printed with an adapted projection of the Computer Aided Design (CAD) virtual model depicting the location and layout of key structures and systems of the aircraft, which provides an unprecedented level of technical detail about the production A5.
08/14/13 Design Lab partners up with Innovative Startup EvoEau to Launch a New Filtered Water Bottle 
When founder Scott Moore approach Orange22 Design Lab with the ambitious goal to help change the world, we jumped at the opportunity. Most water bottles are only about style and fashion, not function or health. EvoEau is different with a lofty goal that combines style, science and altruism.
07/19/13 Introducing SLIM Featurign GRID-IT® by Orange22 Exclusively at Apple
SLIM features luxurious pockets, designed to hold a 13" or 15" Macbook Pro, an iPad, and documents. With water-resistant ballistic nylon and waterproof zippers, everything stays safe and dry inside. The minimalist design and gunmetal hardware supply plenty of comfort and style. SLIM's most innovative feature is its full-size GRID-IT® panel allowing you to store gadgets, cables, and accessories vertically, eliminating the need to ever have to dig through your bag again.
07/01/13 Headed to Airventure 2013 to Unveil Icon's Submersive Production Focused Brand Experience
Icon Aircraft is paving the way for the future of light sport aircraft LSA's in the recreational flight market. The A5 is posied to revolutionize personal flight and bring the fun back to flying. Orange22 has been collaborating with Icon's talented team of engineers and innovators to bring an all encompasing, fully submersive brand eperience to its core audience at its most important important aviation event each year. With thousands of attendees visting Oshkosh this year the bar has been set very high and we've got some incredible suprises instock for you. The show experience aim's to communicate critical production milestones and innovations positioning the A5 for first customer deliveries. If you are in town please come by and experience the energy and enthusiam of Icon's A5 for yourself. 
Since its launch GRID-IT® has gone on to become the standard in gadget organisation. With summer break coming to an end Apple takes note and pitches GRID-IT® as the solution to staying "stylish and organized all over campus".

It is always a great feeling to know your design efforts are meaningful and significant. Since GRID-IT® launched back in 2009 it has gone on to become a global phenomenon. Since Nov 2012 its been one of Apple's BEST selling items under the Bags and Cases category. Want to get your hands on one? 
With the ability to customize color, finish texture, graphics and overall dimensions the team at Morphosis Architects worked closely with Orange22 to design and deliver a custom seating program throughout the expansive new museum. The final result provides a welcomed oasis for tired museum visitors while educating them on cool science based factoids. Our personal favorite, "Did you know that the carbon in your body was formed in the stars billions of years ago?". Who would have ever though public furniture could be so ... inspirational!
04/05/13 BOTANIST™ by Orange22 Specified by North Face for National Roll Out
We are thrilled to have Botanist as a standard at all new and renovated North Face Shops. Our ability to water-jet custom logos and match any color allows brands to extend their message beyond their products. Botanist benches and nesting tables are perfect for high traffic retail environments because of their resilient finish and ease to clean minimal design.
03/15/13 Mark your Calendars for IDSA 2013 Western Conferece. Designer Dario Antonioni will be giving a lecture titled: How To Get Ideas Off the Ground Using OPM "Other People's Money"
Orange22 founder and creator of Botanist™, Dario Antonioni, will be presenting at this year’s IDSA 2013 Western District Design Conference in Longbeach April 12-13. Dario will discuss tips and tricks to launch your own Kickstarter projects and how to use OPM "other peoples money" to bring your vision into reality. He will demystify the new world of crowd-sourcing and what he's learned from his own successful campaigns. Want to attend? The entrepreneur-focused event is packed with provocative sessions to get you motivated. 
02/05/13 UNCRATE Features Float Minimal Wall Desk by Dario Antonioni.
It doesn't matter whether you're looking to open up some floor space or simply want a stylish new workstation — the Minimal Float Wall Desk ($700) can do both. Made from either walnut or rift oak, this sleek desk mounts directly on the wall at any height you choose — meaning it can work as a sitting or standing desk — and features softly rounded ends and a full-length slide out tray for your keyboard, mouse, and/or writing pad. There's only one drawback: with a design this clean, you're going to want to make damn sure that you hide any cables as best you can.
01/14/13 BOTANIST™ by Orange22 Custom Seating Program for the New Ross Perot Museum of Science and Nature in Dallas Ships
We were thrilled by the opportunity to work with Morphosis Architects to design, manufacture and install a fun and creative custom seating program for the new Ross Perot Museum of Science and Nature. We developed aluminum benches featuring water-jet cut factoid quotes to inspire guests and allow them a moment to ponder the magic of the world around them.
11/30 GRIDIT® by Orange22 is currently the No.01 Best Selling case on Apple.com - Yes... Go team! 
09/2012 Orange22 grants Baresque an exclusive license to expands its Botanist™ brand into Australia and New Zealand.
“It is very exciting to be able to bring the highly acclaimed Botanist collection to Australia.We are also proud to manufacture the products, designed by world renowned designers,right here in Australia. Included within our newly launched Baresque Studio Collection,Botanist is an extension of our inspiring and innovative furniture solutions.” - AngusBlaiklock, Executive Director of Baresque. 
05/2012 Float Minimal Desk Finalist for DWR|Dwell Live Work Contest 
Dwell teamed up DWR to mix business with pleasure in the first-ever Live/Work Design Contest. Float Minimal Wall Desk, by Dario Antonioni, was chosen from 800+ entries as a finalist.
03/2012 Herman Miller Panel by Smarty, Designed for Greatness
This unique panel in collaboration with design icon, Herman Miller, brings both product and service entrepreneurs to a central stage to talk about their victories, challenges, business hiccups and marketing secret weapons. In addition to peeking behind their start-up curtains. Moderated by: SMARTY Founder, Amy Swift Crosby
Natasha Case, Coolhaus
Dario Antonioni, Orange22 dLab
Sara Happ, Sara Happ Lip Scrub
Jose Caballer, The Skool
02/2012 ByutiLuxe Brentwood by Orange22 Opens
Located in the heart of Brentwood CA the luxuriously designed Byuti Brentwood opened its doors on April 1st. after 3 months of construction. Click on link below to get a preview.
01/2012 dLab Featured in 'Go West' Cutting-Edge Creatives in the US
GOWEST! introduces sixty prominent designers, including Orange22's founder Dario Antonioni showcasing projects in the fields of advertising, architecture, art, design, fashion, and photography. To get your hands on this beautiful coffee table book click on the link below. Enjoy!
10/2011 IDSA Lecture: How to get Your Ideas to Market Using OPM
IDSA LA presents design entrepreneur Dario Antonioni at the Duncan Anderson Design Department Gallery at CSULB to share candid insights on his recent experiences using Kickstarter to fund his own, unique projects. He explains what Kickstarter is, how he learned from the process and gives us tips on creating our own successful projects along with other industry insights.
Lecture Date: Thursday Oct 6th 7-9:30pm
11/2011 dLab Newsletter 
We’ve been busy at the Orange, take a look at our recent projects, awards, press and whats next. If you have a creative challenge don’t hesitate to give us a ring or drop us an email. Enjoy ~
10/2011 Antonioni Lectures on Design at the 3F Famous Furniture Fair in China IDSA
Design entrepreneur, Dario Antonioni CEO and Founder of Orange22, was chosen from over 1300 lecture applicants to discuss the "future of brand importance" as it relates to "designs exploding importance" within the Chinese global furniture market. Contributing experts included branding guru Gregory Vargo, furniture designers Brooke Davis, Scott Mason, and Douglas Fanning. The lecture series was held at the 26th International Famous Furniture Fair 3F in collaboration IDSA and CDI.
09/2011 NYT's Features Botanist Minimal 
Kickstarter is paving the way for creatives to raise money with out the hassles of traditional financing. " If I went to a bank to borrow $36,000 so I could make some benches overseas they would have laughed at me." states Antonioni. Using Kickstarter Antonioni raised more than $36,000 in less then 3 weeks, exceeding his $20,000 goal and enabling him to take Botanist Minimal into full production.
07/2011 CORE77 Design Awards - GRID-IT®
Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners. 15 categories of entry, providing designers a unique opportunity to communicate the intent, rigor and passion behind their efforts. Dedicated jury teams based around the globe gathered in eight countries to judge 15 categories of design practice. Results of this year’s awards program will be announced via Live Web Broadcasts. And as a grace note, we honor our winners with a trophy design that truly celebrates the spirit of teamwork. From all of us at Core77, we congratulate the Winners, Runners-up and Notables.
07/2011 GRID-IT® Hits Apple Stores Worldwide
The award winning GRIDIT™ by Orange22 hits all Apple stores nationwide this week. The team here is beyond excited. Launched in Jan of 2009 GRIDIT has become a global phenomenon.
07/2011 New Packaging Concept for L'Oreal's Pureology Brand
Orange22 and Mike and Maike team up to reinvent the brand packaging for Pureology. Through a series of elegant design solutions the new bottle and packaging design helps to differentiate the brand from its competitors with a consistent formal lanaguge.
05/2011 Orange22's Flight001 Shop Design Opens New Singapore Location
Flight001 Singapore has arrived! We’re excited to announce that our flagship store design is complete and officially opened in Changi International Airport, Singapore. Visit us at Terminal 2.

05/2011 Botanist™ Minimal Bench Wins Silver 2011 International Design Award
IDA exists to recognize, celebrate and promote legendary design visionaries and to uncover emerging talent in architecture and interior, product, graphic, and fashion design.
05/2011 Orange22 Completes Icon Aircraft's Engineering Facility Renovation in Tehachapi CA
Located in near Mojave CA, Icon Aircraft contracted Orange22 to design and renovate their Tehachapi prototype facility where there award-winning A5 is nearing completion. Check back soon for images.
04/2011 Gilt Group Luxury Site Features Orange22's Limited Edition Products
The online invitation only luxury retail site features Orange22's limited-edition Carbon22 Series and select items from Botanist Design Series 2011. The three day sale ended on 4/15/11
02/2011 Documentary "OBJECTIFIED" Features Botanist by Orange22
Botanist Series by Orange22 is featured in a new documentary film on international design by Gary Hustwit. Support the cause here:
12/2010 GRID-IT® Wins GOOD DESIGN Award!
The GOOD DESIGN 2010 award winners were announced recently and represent the work of thousands of designers from 37 nations. With 500 awards given in 2010, this was a record year for both volume of submissions and number awarded. The United States led the number of awards (178) followed by Germany, (134) and then Italy (50) in categories as diverse as electronics, transportation, furniture and technological innovations. Notable winners include India's Tata Nano car, Marc Newson's SMEG Oven, and Motorola's DROID phone. The call for submissions for 2011 is open and the deadline is July 1, 2011.
Founded in Chicago in 1950 by architects Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., GOOD DESIGN bestows international recognition upon the world's most prominent designers and manufacturers for advancing new, visionary, and innovative product concepts, invention and originality, and for stretching the envelope beyond what is considered ordinary product and consumer design.
A complete list of winners and the application for 2011's awards can be found at the Chicago Athenaeum website.

10/2010 Taschen Publishing Features Botanist by Orange22 in New Book; Product Deisgn in the Sustainable Era
The Orange22 team was thrilled when UPS arrived today! At first we thought it was an iPad, similar size and weight but then, surprise! Its a new book by world renown published TASCHEN entitled; Product Design in the Sustainable Era. Botanist was highlighted amongst other global innovators striving to make a difference through intelligent eco-consious design. Go team!
So that means that the iPad is still in transit. We love getting gifts in the mail.

05/2010 GRID-IT™ Wins Coveted RedDot Award
GRID-IT!™ continues to receive national acclaim for its design, winning the much coveted Red Dot Award one year from its launch at CES Jan 2009. Since then GRID-IT™ has been used in over 250 products and growing.
08/2005 Step Inside Design magazine features Industrial Designer Dario Antonioni 

Designer Dario antonioni, who has created retail environments for DKNY and Ralph Lauren,among others, aims to tell stories through his spaces. In the case of travel boutique flight001, the narrative centers on the legendary Pan Am Flight 001, which circumnavigated theglobe in the 1960s. Antonioni’s clean materials, including plexiglass, walnut paneling, and pirelli tiles, recreate the by gone glamour of international travel. But beneath the store’sglimmering surfaces, undertones of wit emerge, like the cash wrap here, designed tolook like an airport ticket counter.
01/2004 What do Tom Cruise and designer Dario Antonioni have in common? The Future, apparently.
Twelve years before the iPad launched and on the year Google went public forward thinking designer Antonioni envisions a Future Desk powerful enough to plan the re-entry sequence of the Space Shuttle but modern and minimalist in shape and form. 
Surface Magazine Avant Guard Issue features New American Design Talent Dario Antonioni 
Ten designers where hand picked by the Surface editorial team to be featured in the annual Surface Magazine T.A.G. Event held in Manhattan and Milan during design week.
02/2010 Antonioni Invited to Keynote at BYU 
The interior design department of Brigham Young University in Provo Utah invited design entrepreneur Dario Antonioni to a series of three lectures across 3 days culminating with a keynote closing lecture.
05/2009 Botanist Wins IDEA Award
The team behind Orange22's Botanist project was thrilled to receive the news that the prestigious IDEA Awards nominated Botanist as a finalist for their Eco-Products Category. The IDEA® (International Design Excellence Awards) program is the premier international competition honoring design excellence in products, ecodesign, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts. Entries are invited from designers, students and companies worldwide.
01/2009 GRID-IT® by Orange22 Launches at CES
Cocoon Innovations, a subsidiary of DMC, launched over 250 products at CES 2009 featuring the proprietary patent pending GRID-IT Technology designed and developed by Orange22. DMC is an integrated sales channel development and supply chain management company assisting large companies become powerful competitors in the global marketplace.
08/2008 Coffee Giant Starbucks taps Antonioni to Jazz up the Java 
Antonioni was chosen by Starbucks to revitalize S. California's brand strategy and customer coffee experience. The aim of the exploration was to increase customer's positive emotional connection to the poorly performing brand. The Orange22 team was proud and honored to participate in this challenging and large-scale engagement affecting all 800+ S. California locations and later expanded nationally. The first, experimental location opened its doors in March of 2009. Since implementation of the strategy Starbucks stock price dramatically improved along with customers overall satisfaction.   
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