Gervasoni is the modern Italian standard for casual relaxed furniture. For three generations, since its foundation in Udine, Italy, in 1882, Gervasoni has been a leader in its field. Initially with decorative wicker and rattan furniture, more recently under the guidance of Paola Navone it has developed a casual/relaxed collection of extraordinary breadth. Using materials and techniques she has discovered in her international travels, Gervasoni now boasts 17 such collections of furniture (plus accessories), each one different from the next, and each are in use in households and hospitality projects around the world. The company has always had a contract focus, from the earliest cruise ships to furnishing modern day boutique hotels and upscale restaurants. This success can be seen from this extraordinary list of projects served. The company is now part of the IDB group, although third-generation family members Michele and Giovanni Gervasoni are still firmly in charge.
Outdoor & veranda collections (“InOut”) can be found here. This collection integrates materials such as ceramic, stone, wicker, teak and oak, aluminum, the finest quality polyethylene weave and PVC and technology materials such as Thermo‐treated Ash. Veranda collections feature materials such as Oak treated for outdoor (covered use), wicker, bamboo, rawhide, and black pulut
The name “Very Wood” is a play on words; “very good” meaning an exclamation of joy with a guarantee of authentic quality. An untouchable and very essential element in our lives, combined with a passion for wood, one of the original and warmest of raw materials. The company was born with this interaction between material, industrialization, artisan work and the needs of its customers buried deeply into its DNA. The brand is something more than a collection of luxury dining & armchairs, stools and accessories. In its nearly 40 years of doing business (since IFA was formed in 1979), this company has excelled in its fundamental mission, to inject its passion for wood into the creation of modern, functional furniture for contract use. Since its formation, the company has been a leading force in custom chair production serving the upscale cruise ship market (such as Cunard Lines & Princess Cruises) and has produced furniture for fine restaurants and casinos worldwide. Very Wood works with the finest contract chair designers worldwide.
Very Wood has also introduced an age-friendly collection of chairs. The new "Wise" Collection features sophisticated modern design, artisan production and sensitively designed functionality in each chair. This collection meets the needs of a generation of people living with a greater need for ergonomics and comfort due to the aging of our population.
Wall&decò was born 13 years ago when fashion photographer Christian Benini could not find backdrops for his photography. Today, the company produces wallcoverings for indoor & outdoor walls and shower walls, and they grace the finest hotels, restaurants, clubs, commercial office buildings, and are used in famous retail spaces on famous streets, as well as in private homes. Wall&Decò walls Transform Worlds. Modern or traditional design schemes, even architecturally plain spaces, can be transformed at low cost.
There are two main categories of wall covering:
(1) CONTEMPORARY WALLPAPER, the custom wallcoverings for indoor walls, “WET” system for the shower and “OUT” system for outdoor walls. Images are digital and can be customizable in height and width to suit the wall space. Design elements can be rescaled and sometimes even recolored to suit design schemes. Renderings, even on digital images of actual walls are free. Wall covering arrives in numbered rolls with glue for installation, by air, and can be easily hung by a professional wallpaper hanger. The indoor system has a 2 years limited warranty. IMO certified. Fire: European Class 1 & North American ASTM E – 84 Class 1 (or A) rated.
(2) the “Essentials” collection which features rich textures and colors in more traditional wallpaper rolls. The patterns in this newly introduced wallpaper collection include rich colors, and innovations in textures and engravings which are featured in great detail. Available in traditional wallpaper rolls. Essentials has a 2 years limited warranty. IMO certified. Fire: European Class 1 & North American ASTM E – 84 Class 1 (or A) rated.
Glas Italia (doors, tables, mirrors, storage, etc)
Glas Italia is the finest glass factory in the world manufacturing modern furniture. The company was founded at the beginning of the last century. It is, today, a third-generation family business run by Lorenzo Arosio. Like the very best Italian artisan makers, this company has an abiding passion for material. It is this focus on innovating glass technology combined with the artistic sensibility of Art Director Piero Lissoni that sets this company apart. Working under the guidance of Lissoni, the company invites designers to experiment with advanced production processes. Today, the company attracts a roster of the finest international designers such as Jasper Morrison, Jean Marie Massaud, Naoto Fukasawa, Johanna Grawunder, Patricia Urquiola, Nendo and Claudio Silvestrin are among the many designers who regularly work with this company. The end result - Glas Italia produces upscale, elegant, modern design and yet extremely functional glass furniture. Today, the company offers collections of dining tables, small tables, storage and shelving systems, wall & floor mirrors and accessories, and now even seating, and most are available in satin, opaque and lacquered colors in addition to transparent glass.
Already the leader in upscale, modern Italian design glass furniture & storage systems, Glas Italia has recently introduced a collection of aluminum doors and sliding doors & glass wall partitions in the form of the Aladin and Sherazade collections, making this glass factory a leader also in the world of Interior glass architecture. Formally elegant in design, modern & simple in both form & function, technically advanced in engineering and the use of innovative materials, these products originate from a third generation glass factory with an abiding passion for pushing the boundaries of glass in use in modern life. Each of these products has been designed to integrate with others in the system, and with many custom size options, can be used in perfect combination or alone.
Opening the doors of GIOPAGANI, A World Apart is entering into a universe made of multi-shaped inspirations that flow into eclectic pieces of furniture in order to create unique atmospheres and raise emotions. Each Capsule Collection is like a mirror that send us back to a particular memory. Objects that combine the charm of timeless design with the ultra-contemporary codes of fashion, the art of bespoke haute-couture, the rigor of architecture and the power of expression of exotic materials. The uniqueness and sheer emotion of GIOPAGANI’s collection can be experienced via the 2018 Lookbook above. An intensity of research and creation aimed at transforming the ordinary into extraordinary, the shapes and materials into emotions. Furniture, lighting, rugs: a harmonious symphony of elements that becomes transversal and suggests ambiences that become a true stage. The stage of your private life. Let the show begin.
As the name suggests, the company Bonacina 1889 dates back to late 19th Century. What is unusual is that this timeline represents an unbroken commitment to and passion for a single material. And a family name that is now synonymous worldwide with the finest designers and design furniture in rattan. The great designers have a deep knowledge of their raw materials. Rattan and rattan core embody strength, vitality and fluidity, and are an ecologically sustainable, natural and renewable resource. Iconic design reflects this. And whether applying a wide range of water-based, appealing and modern colors, or opting for natural finishes and tones, the design is enhanced by the material – and each piece almost seems to breathe. Each furniture piece is made by hand. Bonacina’s artisan families have a mastery of the production techniques they use. Using the basic elements of water and fire, they give shape and substance to excellent design, creating functional and beautiful furniture that is a delight to live with, and which is both timeless and of its time.
Frigerio is in the mainstream of modern Italian design. A collection of 15 sofas and sectional sofas (and armchairs) with very many standard sizes and features. Plus a desire to serve the American market with a level of customization only possible by Artisan makers. Depth of seat, height of back, back rests with multiple positions, arm width, feet etc., are all customizable. As is comfort, with three densities of seat crafted to suit the taste of the customer. Add to this, high quality raw materials, and the skills of artisan furniture makers honed over years and generations. All-in-all Frigerio takes great pride in producing a unique sofa for each unique customer it serves. And just to complete the package, designers can also sign their upholstery with their mark on the label.
Vittoria Frigerio (retro-classic luxury furniture)
Vittoria Frigerio combines formal elegance, austere perfection and sophisticated details – a collection with a retro yet highly contemporary look. … Fashion and design, refined interaction, stylish interpretation and poetic vision are featured together in Vittoria Frigerio’s new sartorial furnishings. The result is a surprising collection that has made unrivaled elegance its most important form. Sofas, armchairs, chairs, tables and small furnishing complements all combine high quality raw materials, are made by artisan craftsmen and feature meticulous stitching. Ultra-sophisticated leathers and fabrics transform this dedication to detail into a stylish collection perfectly suited to metropolitan and classic settings alike. Vittoria Frigerio, conceived as a tribute to the celebrated Frigerio family’s time-honored tradition of furniture making, draws its inspiration from the timeless forms and silhouettes of the past. Beyond fashion, and distinguished by its impeccable looks, this is a collection in which design, manual skill and quality materials create a perfect and striking combination.
'Made in Belgium’ sets the tone in modern rug production, and the artisans at Limited Edition are very pleased to take the lead. Belgium counts on rich textile traditions that go back to the Middle Ages, but also focuses on a contemporary approach. It is a small and rather stubborn nation that likes to invest in innovation and technology to maintain its reputation in art and design. Samples are available within 48 hours. Rugs and colors are customizable.
LETTI&CO. is a project dedicated to the culture of sleep. To the many ways of conceiving rest. The creativity of Paola Navone – company designer and art director – has given life to a very special collection. The beds are poetic and ironic. Delicate and inviting. Familiar and unconventional. Inspired by different influences. Dedicated to joyfully elegant homes. Imaginative and timeless. The beds are made with beautiful fabrics – natural linens and velvets – made special by tailoring details of the highest quality. LETTI&CO. is now part of the Gervasoni group which is owned by Italian Design Brands.