SPYNDI timeline 2007-2016
- Jul 18
Spyndi was first presented at the [Non Format] design competition in the LITEXPO international exhibition centre in Vilnius, Lithuania. The selected theme for the competition – “Two in One”- was opportunities of transformation in furniture items. Spyndi was awarded first place by the international jury; Roberto Palomba, architect and designer from Italy, perhaps the most famous designer to visit Lithuania to date, Ronald Jones, interdisciplinary studies professor from the USA, design professor George Teodorescu, Lithuanian designers Nauris Kalinauskas and Renatas Šukys, Lithuanian Design Forum director Marius Dirgėla and Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts rector Dr. Arūnas Gelūnas.
- 2008Jul 18
Spyndi was first presented to an international audience alongside other creations from a Lithuanian “design team”. The exhibition took place at Baltic Furniture 2008 in the Riga International Exhibition Centre.
- 2010Jul 18
Together with the Lithuanian Design Block, Spyndi presented the most prominent Lithuanian designers and their creations at the Baltic Furniture 2010 exhibition in Riga’s International Exhibition Centre.
- 2011Jul 18
Spyndi took part in the Lithuanian Design Achievements Exhibition in Vilnius at the Technical and Energetics Museum. In attendance were the exhibition curator arts critic Irena Žilionienė and exhibitors and designers M. Žilionis, J. Brundza, T. Jasiulis, J. Jurgaitis, N. Dervinytė, R. Kazokaitė, Ž. Grigonytė, E. Ugintaitė, L. Ruškys, M. Mikulskienė, T. Ivaškevičius, Made in Moon, etc.).Jul 18
Mindaugas Zilionis was invited by Latvijas Dizaineru savienība (Latvian Designers Union) to represent Lithuanian design at the Baltic Furniture 2011 exhibition in Riga at the International Exhibition Centre. Spyndi was featured alongside other creations of designer Mindaugas Zilionis.
- 2012Jul 18
Spyndi was presented with the GOOD DESIGN AWARD initiated by the Lithuanian Design Forum. The Forum wanted to showcase the difference between good design and bad design (or its absence), and celebrate the creators of good design and the businesses that are able to harness its potential.Jul 18
2012 international exhibitions
SPYNDI exhibited in Helsinki, Kiev, Tallinn and Riga.
- 2013Jul 18
16th September – 18th October. Spyndi was exhibited in London alongside other creations from Lithuanian designers. “Design Lithuania 2001-2013” took place at the London Design Festival 2013 hosted by ARUP, 8 Fitzroy St, London. Most of the exhibits comprised award winning design from Lithuania and international markets. The exhibition was organized by the Lithuanian Design Forum together with the Lithuanian Embassy in London. "I loved the incredibly clever SPINDY chair which can be tailored to fit the size and shape of any individual". Chris Luebkeman Global Director Foresight, Research and Inovation at ARUP.Jul 18
Lithuania was guest of honor at the „Les Boréales“ festival from November 15th – December 31st. “Design Lithuania 2001 – 2013″ was an opportunity to present Spyndi at an international festival of the culture of Nordic countries in Caen, France. The exposition was held in the hall of a former female monastery, which impressed all participants with its unique architecture, great spaces and domes.
- 2014Jul 18
Spyndi took part in the international furniture exhibitions Baldai 2014 and Baldai 2015 at the LITEXPO exhibition centre in Vilnius.
- 2015Jul 18
Spyndi took part in the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2015 together with other Lithuanian furniture companies. Spyndi was part of the national stand at the exhibition, curated by state enterprise Versli Lietuva (Enterprise Lithuania). Spyndi attracted much attention and was greatly admired by Scandinavian designers, architects, furniture companies, design schools, colleges and individual design lovers.
- 2016Jul 20
We achieved our funding goal with Kickstarter and above all gained huge recognition internationally for the Spyndi furniture range. This is what inspires and motivates us the most.