Frequently Asked Questions

Who is behind Young Empire?

Architect and designer James Hood founded Young Empire in 2016 with the dream to create the most beautiful and practical children’s furniture in the world, based in Geneva, Switzerland with his wife Katia and their dog, Sally.

Where is the furniture manufactured?

All Young Empire furniture is manufactured in Portugal by a team of the finest craftsmen using wood sustainably sourced from European forests.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes we do! We work with a great logistics partner to make sure that we can deliver to you, wherever you may be. To get a detailed quote for delivery, do get in touch with us by email at info(at)
Delivery to Switzerland is included in the cost of the furniture.

Is assembly included with delivery?

Assembly is included with delivery in the cantons of Geneva and Vaud in Switzerland. For deliveries outside this region, assembly is not included.

Is assembly difficult?

The Young Empire furniture system is designed to be incredibly easy to assemble, each piece of furniture should take 2 people about 20 minutes to set up. All the assembly tools required are included with every order.