As timeless explorers, we are constantly looking for design pieces belonging to the highest Italian artisan tradition.
That’s why, by presenting the objects we discovered by going around or made especially for you, we were thrilled by the idea of being able to tell you the STORIES behind them: unexpected, original, unique because Italians and we Italians, you know, things we always do them our way.
In this section we will reveal the secrets of some designers, we will let the protagonists speak directly, we will take you to the most hidden and precious corners of our country.

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MARZIO CECCHI – Estetica, funzionalità ed ergonomia

Marzio Cecchi, architetto e designer di fama mondiale, riconosciuta grazie alla capacità di combinare estetica, funzionalità ed ergonomia in tutti i suoi progetti. A soli 18 anni Marzio Cecchi, ancor prima di conseguire la laurea, inizia a lavorare presso un negozio di borse, dove fin

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SERGIO MAZZA | THE FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION

Sergio Mazza (1931-), Italian architect and designer, played an important role both in the industrial history of Italian design and in that of its intellectual dissemination. In 1959, together with the aeronautical engineer Ernesto Gismondi, he founded the “Artemide” brand in Milan, a company specializing

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EUGENIO E MARIO QUARTI

Dopo un periodo di apprendistato a Parigi, Eugenio Quarti nel 1888 torna a Milano ed inizia a lavorare per un breve periodo nella bottega di Carlo Bugatti, a cui si ispira nella prima produzione autonoma. Solamente quando apre il suo laboratorio di ebanisteria, insieme al

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CARLO HAUNER

Nato a Brescia nel 1927, Carlo Hauner studia all’Accademia di Brera a Milano. Nel 1948 partecipa con successo alla Biennale di Venezia e nello stesso anno si trasferisce in Brasile, dove si dedica al design di tessuti, ceramiche, mobili e architettura. Si stabilisce nella cosmopolita

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GIUSEPPE RIVADOSSI. The poetics of living

Giuseppe Rivadossi, born in 1935 in Monteclana di Nave (Bs) – where he still lives and works – began his career as a sculptor at a young age, through works already linked to his idea of living. In 1962 he began to transform the carpentry

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LINA BO BARDI

LINA BO BARDI is undoubtedly one of the most significant and revolutionary figures of twentieth-century architecture. After graduating in architecture in Rome in 1939, she moved to Milan where she began her professional collaboration with Carlo Pagani and with Giò Ponti’s studio. At the same

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BRANCO & PRETO

Branco & Preto was the name of an architecture and design shop opened in 1952 in São Paulo. Open until 1970, the store can be defined as one of the forerunners of interior architecture and modern furniture in Brazil. The architects Miguel Forte, Jacob Ruchti,

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SYRIE MAUGHAM AND THE TOTAL WHITE

One of the leading British interior designers in the 1920s and 1930s, Syrie Maugham is best known for being the first to decorate her living room completely in white. Maugham’s interiors never lacked white paint, white satin, mirrors and white velvet lampshades. While all the

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