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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

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.
Thonet | Plica Chair
The Plica chair sits within a family including a side chair and arm chair, two barstool designs, all with or without detailed upholstery. The Plica seat and back echo each other to form a streamlined, strong design with modern simplicity.
Milan Fair 2015
Salone Internazionale del Mobile is always a great opportunity to catch up with our international partners and their new products and news. Main focus points 2015; reinterpreted classics using colour, recycled & handcrafted materials, monochrome with light timbers, & multi-use componentry.
Emeco | Alfie Barstool - Low Back
Designed by Jasper Morrison & Emeco the Alfie Barstool continues Emeco's exploration of using reclaimed and recycled waste to make long-lasting products. Alfi seats are made of 100% reclaimed post-industrial waste – 92.5% polypropylene combined with 7.5% wood fibre. 5 seat colour options, Sand, Red, Green, Dark Brown, Dark Grey with solid Ash base.