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Contemporary & classic designer furniture

Thonet New Zealand offers some of the world’s best contemporary and classic designer furniture sourced from Europe, America, Australia, and locally here in New Zealand. We specialise in both commercial and residential furniture, focusing on requirements for hospitality, work space, and designer furniture for home.

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Showroom Hours: Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm, & Sat 11am - 3pm.

Since 1993 we have supplied European Thonet bentwood chairs and barstools to the New Zealand hospitality industry. We carry considerable stock in NZ so are able to supply tables, chairs, barstools, bar leaners and banquette/booth seating for cafes and restaurants at short notice.

Thonet New Zealand Ltd hold exclusive licences to manufacture contemporary furniture by leading Australasian design houses including Anibou, and Tomahawk Studios. We also offer classic furniture from the great innovators Michael Thonet, Alvar Aalto, Ingmar Relling, and Philippe Stark.

Thonet | The classic No. 18

Genuine European Thonet bentwood cafe chairs & barstools for commercial hospitality projects and residential dining areas. For a truly classic cafe, restaurant, bar or residential interior that never goes out of style you simply cannot go past this collection! Read more

New products and projects

Fjordfiesta | Alto Desk
The Alto is a light, elegant desk in solid and veneered Oak.
Fjordfiesta | Scandia Senior Vipp Chair
The most luxurious of the Scandia Collection is the Senior Vipp model with its tilt and swivel system.
Monica's Eatery
Inspired by the life and spirit of Monica Brewster, founding patron of the gallery and coinciding with the opening of the gallery's long anticipated Len Lye Centre, this New Plymouth go-to is welcoming & modern perfect for it's relaxed coastal locale.
Maxdesign | Appia Chair
The new collection of multi-purpoose Appia chairs is a collaboration between Maxdesign and Swiss designer Christoph Jenni. With or without armrests, for use alone or in groups, for private or in shared spaces, indoors or outdoors, Appia adapts for the workplace and beyond.