Incredible news! Be Original Americas has landed on Fast Company's coveted list of The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Design.
Founded by some of the biggest names in the furniture business, Bernhardt Design, Herman Miller, Alessi, Emeco, Flor and Vitra, Be Original Americas is an association of businesses, consumers, educators and institutions, dedicated to "informing, educating and influencing manufacturers, design professionals and individuals on the economic, ethical, and environmental value of authentic design while preserving and investing in its future".
Fast Company has applauded Be Original Americas for "reframing the discussion of what to do about knockoffs" through its series of lectures, workshops, and round tables which look at establishing a set of industry standards, and its blog which alerts readers to the hidden hazards of knockoff design, such as the high levels of mercury and lead in a popular "replica" design of the Tolux chair in Australia
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