2019

Launch of the new website as part of the new Global Marketing Strategy

Product launch: Liz armchair by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Gres low barstool by Miguel Milá wins a German Design Award 2019

Frames low armchair by Jaime Hayon wins an IF Design Award 2019

2018

7 pieces from Expormim’s portfolio become part of the Design Museum of Barcelona: Pepe loveseat, Gres low stool, Nautica swing chair, Frames room divider, Huma dining armchair, Kiri coffee table and Reposo chaise longue

The Magic Curve: an exhibition organised and curated by Rossend Casanova and Julio Vives in Barcelona

Renovation and implementation of the new carpentry division

Product launch: Frames by Jaime Hayon at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Gata dining chair by Miguel Milá & Gonzalo Milà receives an Honourable Mention in the Delta Awards 2018

Gata dining chair by Miguel Milá & Gonzalo Milà wins a Wallpaper Design Award 2018

Frames chair by Jaime Hayon wins an Archiproducts Design Award 2018

2017

Renovation and implementation of the new upholstery division

Reedition of Gres low stool designed by Miguel Milá in 1960

Product launch: Gata & Gres by Miguel Milá & Gonzalo Milà at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Twins armchair by MUT Design wins a RED DOT Product Design Award 2017

Gata by Miguel Milá & Gonzalo Milà wins the “Fuera de Serie – Expansión” Prize of Design and Innovation

2016

Expormim in the book “Artesanos – El buen hacer español”. (Artisans – The Spanish Know-How by Txema Ybarra). Publisher: Turner

Expormim SOHO Pop UP. First Pop Up Opened in NY (XOCO 325 Bulding)

Launch of the catalogue SETTINGS. Vol 1

Start to work with Didac Ballester in the field of graphic design

Product launch: Livit & Falcata by Lievore Altherr Molina at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Twins Armchair by MUT Design wins a BOY Award 2016

Frames Armchair by Jaime Hayon wins a German Design Award 2016

2015

Frames armchair by Jaime Hayon becomes part of the Design Museum of Barcelona

Avant-garde Spanish Craftsmanship: an exhibition organised by Fundesarte and curated by Tachy Mora, alongside other firms (Expormim + Loewe + Lladró, etc.)

Furnishing of the Spanish Pavilion at EXPO Milano 2015

Renovation and implementation of the new hand-wovening division

Product launch: Huma & Team by Mario Ruiz at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Reedition of Lapala collection designed by Lievore Altherr Molina in 1998

2014

Product launch: Frames by Jaime Hayon at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Nautica swing chair by MUT Design wins a RED DOT Product Design Award 2014

2013

Renovation and implementation of the new rattan division

Expormim USA LLC: Expormim’s subsidiary in the US market

Product launch: Tina & Pepe by Benedetta Tagliabue – EMBT at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Start to work with Jaime Hayon

2012

“La Venta”: new showroom opening in Valencia, Spain

Product launch: Fontal by Oscar Tusquets Blanca & Nautica by MUT Design at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

Launch of the new indoor catalogue

2008

Expormim is certified ISO 9001:2008

Start to work with Oscar Tusquets Blanca. First project to recover rattan production in Spain

Expormim´s new logo

Air Chairs armchair by Ebualá & Tunis double lounge chair win the IIDA Award of Excellence 2009

2007

Start to collaborate with IGD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Manuel Lecuona López & Javier Pastor) in Strategic Design Management

Incorporation of external product design

Incorporation of design and communications strategies

Start to define and create the new brand identity of Expormim

2005

R&D department

First brand identity manual by an external designer

2000

The third generation of the family at the helm of the company

New Expormim offices

Disappearance of the rattan furniture market, raise of imports from Asian countries, arrival of the Euro, etc.

Products made of synthetic fiber

1990

Exports to more than 50 countries

Industrial production to face the energy crisis (Gulf War)

New materials substituting rattan are introduced

Expormim´s new logo: Grupo Expormim

1980

Building of new facilities in response to the increasing demand of furniture for second residences

Start to manufacture metallic furniture for outdoors (new materials)

“La Exportadora del Mimbre” becomes EXPORMIM

1964

Miguel Laso LLopis, son of the founder, joins “La Exportadora del Mimbre”

Reorganization of the production plant. Expansion of the product range: chairs, armchairs, chaise longues, etc., traditionally made of chestnut branches

Launch of the first furniture catalogue in 1968

1960

Miguel Laso Tortosa founds “La Exportadora del Mimbre”, as indicated by its name, its goal was to export wicker products

Strictly artisanal products made of wicker such as baskets, folding screens, cradles and trays, highly valued by international markets

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