Our work extended in years, starting from innovative and elegant tables like ‘RAGNO’ to ‘GHOST’, Cini Boeri’s vanguard armchair; we are in a continuous evolution, ready to see what glass has to offer, basing also on the developing technologies. Alessi: I should start by explaining that Alessi is an example of an Italian design factory, meaning a small or medium-size company that specializes in one area, such as furniture, lighting, or, for Alessi, accessories. As he like other poster designers created various graphic ideas for imaginary brands, and then hunted for the advertisers who could match those designs to the appropriate clients. Schiaperelli’s focus on surrealism is a key difference between the two design legends. This tradition has firmly taken root in France and Italy, and today it is here made the best pieces of furniture with wrought iron elements and structures.
Altho’ not all Italian women can afford a full designer wardrobe, what they usually always splurge on is designer accessories; bags, shoes, jewellery etc. It is an essential figure, requested by firms belonging to several industrial fields, from furniture to automotive, from household appliances to gymnastic equipments, medical instruments, tools and generally any serial product interacting with man. Ending up purchasing sofa, coffee table, dinning table/chairs, bar stools, dressers, and night stands, and they are all 100% Italian made. Rashid spoke with the Quarterly about what it’s like working with Alberto Alessi and why design is valuable for business. It is a key example of how 1960s design experimentation came out of innovation in plastics technology. Design became decent and a lot of manufacturers went back to serious, solid and exclusive creations. The Isetta epitomises the element of fun that is so often prominent in Italian design.
But, as such, graphic design doesn’t excite us more than any other media, than film or books for example. Paul Colin (1892-1985), a poster designer and a fan of the black actress Josephine Baker designed many Art Deco style posters to publicize Baker. Italian designed and produced this armchair can be ordered immediately for your residential or contract projects or just for your home or office. An Italian phenomenon in the late 1960s was that the gap between industrial production and experimental alternative designs was associated with some designers and manufacturers. Look for a running theme, style or design to pull them together and try different sizes, like pairing a basic chair with bench seating. I admire some marketers and designers whom consumers find extremely difficult to understand.
Historian and author Dr Grace Lees-Maffei unpicks Italy’s rich design history by choosing 15 key objects and projects across architecture, fashion, automobiles and product design. The real and first secret behind this beauty its calmness and simplicity for Italian tastes. An ideal mix of skills in which established professionals and young designers coexist coming from the most important Italian and international design schools. IDI is a family owned business that has been operating in the Boston Area for over 25 years with a wide experience in imported Italian contemporary furniture for any room in the house.
Lo spettatore compie un viaggio attraverso la storia del design italiano, navigando in una sequenza d’immagini di oggetti e architetture simbolo di sei grandi maestri. In addition to all this there is the quality of the Italian design, that makes our furniture a must-have.