Anima grigia means Grey soul, is a return to the elements , to the raw material , untouched .
Is the will to propose elements of everyday life made in accordance with rules and styles of design classic , simple . It arises from the use of the material " hidden " used by bookbinders, the gray cardboard, commonly called " soul " of the covers of the books cartonate .
Anima Grigia is : notebooks , calendars , libraries generated from this material and more .
Archive is a family of objects and meanings . It born from the idea of creating a set of tools / basic products but evolved speaking of architecture and design . Around the theme of the city , within its different paths , a series of objects that accompany the visitor on his journey . The project is realized in the production of a line of merchandise that has as its theme representative buildings known and/or forgotten, with author and date . Each product is numbered progressively hand , and made entirely in Italy .
Be-pôles was launched in the year 2000 in Paris by two friends, Clementine Larroumet and Antoine Ricardou, with a sole objective: to build strong, lasting brand identities.
Ever since then, they have remained focused on this same mission, and kept the same careful eye. They have never changed their guiding principles. Be-pôles knows the extent to which a brand’s identity is precious and should never be sacrificed to catch a fleeting trend, and treats each project like a precious work of art.
For over 25 years the californian manufacturer Cavallini & Co. has been producing the highest quality stationary products with an old fashioned sentiment.
Merge two passions, Italy and collectibles, has created this line of products having an inimitable taste.
Cookut, French brand of kitchen accessories of quality and design, innovative and eco-friendly.
Created in 2011 Cookut is currently presented in more than 20 countries.
The CUTIPOL line of cutlery is the result of constant improvement, an insatiable spirit of innovation and the expertise and know-how gained over several generations, from the birth of the cutlery industry in Portugal. The highest quality attainable in manufacturing is not an "optional" for Cutipol, but is regared as an absolute necessity. That, and the careful selection of raw materials, the ergonomic study of the shapes, the sober, practical and refined design and the total committment to quality control, combine to make Cutipol what it is today. Although modern machinery is used for much of the initial work, the traditional craftsmanship still plays a major role.
What is Scandinavian design ? According Fardig Anders , founder of the Design House Stockholm , the answer should draw on philosophical foundations and aesthetic , related to geography and the national character of these Nordic countries . The range of products of this brand ranges from fashion items to chandeliers and dishes : all also available in limited editions . Design House Stockholm , a collective of Scandinavian designers , reached worldwide success in 1997 , thanks to a collection that includes items such as the Block Lamp , designed by designer Hami Koskinen , now part of the permanent collection of MoMA .
DESIGN LETTERS & Friends is a Danish design company founded by former copy writer and journalist Mette Thomsen. Mette has always been a great fan of words and writing and in 2009 she merged it with her passion for design by establishing DESIGN LETTERS. In 2009 there were none fashionable letters in the interiors world. Only multicolored letters for kids' wall decoration. Why not change this, she asked herself, and felt the idea was so good that she decided to quit her job at the danish interior magazine Bolig Magasinet and founded DESIGN LETTERS by launching a radically different series of monochrome letters. Later the company's collection expanded to include Arne Jacobsen’s hand-drawn typography from 1937. The rest is a history. Today DESIGN LETTERS & Friends carries a significant collection within Living, Stationery, Furniture and Kids designs - with and without letters.
Essent'ial is a collection of design objects originated from the creativity of its creator Albano Ghizzoni , made with natural materials , such as paper and cardboard recycled and FSC certified , and cellulose fiber washable .
The company has launched some products made with the collaboration of other companies , such as bags and saccacci using the graphics of the historical Finnish company Marimekko .
He has teamed up with Matteo Ragni , on the occasion of his exhibition " 100 % TobeUs " ( Museum of Science and Technology in Milan - December 2012 / January 2013) . Latest collaboration with the architect Paola Navone , a true icon of design and K -lab , laboratory otherwise creative , an innovative , different , special , as always emphasizes the sensitivity of Essent'ial towards an emotional side , human and spiritual of life.
To " do business with the heart ."
Ferm Living is a Danish company founded by Trine Andersen in 2005. The company has developed a distinctive and confident design during the years bringing life and beauty to your home. The collections ranges from accessories, over furniture to lighting an all the items are produced in line with the traditions of craftsmanship in honest materials and a keen eye for detail.
Flensted Mobiles is a family business: in 1953 Christian Flensted made his first mobile to celebrate the christening of his daughter - He cut out three storks, mounted them in two straws, and the first Flensted Mobile was made!
A Flensted Mobile is made from a perfect combination of love, dedication and quality, bringing a unique design into your home - and helping you to unwind at the same time!
Danish company founded in 1967 by the architect couple Lisbeth and Gubi Olsen , GUBI republished forgotten masterpieces of design years 30,40,50 and 60 with timeless collections . Icons of furniture designed by top European designers such as Greta Magnusson Grossman and Mathieu Matégot .
In the 21 century a new Danish surprise makes an appearance in the design world by offering products that are accessible and affordable :
Hay is determined to rely on energy of both young talent on the fantastic imagination of established designers .
Halfway between fashion and architecture , Hay unites these two absolutes combining advanced technology with a truly innovative research , demonstrating a vision and a deep commitment to the service of an open and accessible design .
House Doctor is a Danish brand that produces objects and furnishings of Nordic taste . Through their products you will be transported into a world of contrasts of light and shade where it is celebrated the beauty of the contamination . You can find an interesting assortment of vases in ceramic and glass , posters , Christmas decorations , lanterns , stationery as well as a section dedicated to lighting , furniture and accessories for the bathroom and kitchen .
Ib Laursen was founded in 1971, by Ib Laursen and his wife Tove. Today The Company is administrated by their son Peter Laursen, but both Tove and Ib are still active in working with the collection and style.
Their Nordic style products are partly their own design and partly the result of a high amount of creativity and ability to recognize new trends and tendencies: from shabby-chic style, to vintage, from industrial chic style to the romantic, nostalgic or modern one.
Founded as a retail shop, Ib Laursen has grown and has become one of Scandinavia’s biggest wholesale suppliers of decor. The 9000 m2 of office, showroom and storage buildings of the company are situated on the outskirts of Denmark’s oldest town, Ribe.
The products are manufactured by carefully selected suppliers in Asia and shipped from the head office in Ribe to the retailer network all over Europe.
The products are manufactured by carefully selected suppliers in Asia and shipped from the head office in Ribe to the retailer network all over Europe.
Combine harmoniously ancient techniques and modern lines : therein lies the essential orientation of Ichendorf today .
Thanks to the intelligent and tenacious work of masters and artists from many countries , Ichendorf , which began its activities in the last decade of the last century , is now a trademark notoriously known in Italy and abroad .
Their design and production philosophy favors contemporary styles and forms . The collections have gradually enriched with new models and a continuous improvement of aesthetics and materials , combining - with intelligence and taste - tradition and innovation . Architects and designers , Italian and not , now working as Ichendorf to continue to enrich its many collections .
The borosilicate glass of Jenaer Glas is a sturdy material , known for its quality of resistance to thermal shock and its low coefficient of expansion . Originally, it born for pharmaceutical uses and for the realization of equipment for the chemical industry.
It has good characteristics of transparency and toughness and , for this , is today widely employed for gift . Particularly suitable for food use , the borosilicate glass can be used in the freezer , in traditional ovens and in those microwave .
Jenaer Glas offers a wide range of articles made of borosilicate glass dedicated to the kitchen , coffee , tea and chocolate .
From the encounter between Francesco Zani , with his passion and design culture , and family Pinti , strong three generations devoted to build in Brescia an industrial power in the field of cutlery and steel cookware , comes the idea of KnIndustrie .
Made in Italy . Audace . Brave . Eco - sustainable . Innovative . KnIndustrie promises to subvert the market for kitchen utensils combining art , industry and high technology .
From the great tradition of Italian style and design comes L'Abitare . The Milanese brand is born from the creativity of Italian and international designers and offers items for the contemporary life characterized by ideas and colors , shapes and materials . The beauty that comes from the past together with the long tradition of shapes, sizes , colors and proportions typical of Italian architecture , inspire the collections L'Abitare .
Building on the principles of design and ceramics, L:a Bruket co-founder Monica Kylén began exploring skincare out of necessity. As a trained ceramic artist, Monica was creating a line of homeware products and needed a wholesome, natural soap to demonstrate the functionality of her design. Unable to find any that met her philosophy for design and quality, she set out making some for herself. This is how L:a Bruket started and still operates today.
An uncompromising approach toward working with the best ingredients that nature has to offer, providing a functional benefit to the user and drawing inspiration from a close relationship to nature continue to guide the brand and team.
Nate a Parigi nel 1922, le lampade Gras furono disegnate dallo storico francese Bernard-Albin Gras e restano ad oggi un classico senza tempo del design moderno. Queste lampade sono oggetto da collezione per amanti del design provenienti da tutto il mondo sopratutto Europa, USA e Giappone.
LSA International is a British brand with 30 years of experience in the creation of design collections , both in glass and porcelain .
It defines what is representative of the contemporary style .
Isabelle Mathez & Frederic Winkler have devised a " Malle " ( trunk ) that brings together a careful selection of essential utensils for cooking in a pleasant way . Objects designed to be used not just to seduce .
The three rules used to select these objects are :
The "objects " contained in Malle W. Trousseau are made by artisans that combine a real love for their craft skills .
These objects are timeless and have become a part of their family and their everyday life.
The series Malle W. Trousseau is a "gift of life , for life ."
Pure Scandinavian design where simple and delicate lines join with well-defined functions: this is the concept of Menu , Scandinavian company that combines design , styles and trends to tell a different interpretation of everyday life . Complements for the living area and the bedroom , lamps and accessories for the kitchen , dress with colors and patterns inspired by nature .
Born from the definition of artistic perfume as olfactory memory, Meo Fusciuni blend fragrances that recall moments of life lived, in a unique and exciting collection, the olfactory vision of a modern and nomad artist. Today Meo Fusciuni is an Italian independent brand, where the planning got boundaries in research of olfactory memory, yesterday nomad traveling, today in poetry, tomorrow mysticism. Meo Fusciuni is odorous liquid and matter that contains it, the poetic language that tells it is contained in a fragrance, a journey that lasts a lifetime.
Mepra born in 1947 , a family business that has been passed down for generations , is the protagonist of the " Made in Italy " for articles dedicated to the kitchen and the table as utensils, cutlery and furniture accessories .
They use the best steel 18/10 and the greatest care of the cleaning process . 100% of production is subjected to extensive checks before being deposited in the warehouse . The objects for the kitchen , table and furniture , while responding to changing habits of life , respect the rules of the tradition and culture of the Italian Life Style .
The Danish company Muuto was inspired for his name to the Finnish word " muutos " which means change and clearly outlines the company's Nordic aesthetic philosophy .
Innovative and young company, working with Scandinavian designers to create original products with new perspective , who can surprise thanks to the materials used .
Editions Paola C are born to propose a vision of a young but refined table .
Provide collections in different materials , made by italian designers and foreign artists , with the art direction of Aldo Cibic .
The partnership with Aldo Cibic started in 2000 and took off with a line of hand made ceramics , and in a mouth-blown glass . Over time, the collection has expanded and research has considered other materials , always with the aim of producing functional objects , elegant and poetic .
Started in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1986. Clear, innovative, tongue-in-cheek, every pols potten product shows its Dutch roots. For almost 30 years, it’s these very same qualities that make the products feel right at home anywhere in the world. pols potten globally offers a style-conscious concept for spaces and invites you to forget about normalcy. pols potten adds spice!
Raumgestalt is one of the most famous design companies , its products are perfect and cared in every detail , respect tradition , yet are at the forefront of contemporary design .
" With the help of our sensitivity ," says the presentation " we want to counter what is hasty and noisy in our everyday surroundings. Through the language of our products we want to create an environment of simplicity and clarity . Concentration and calmness are the qualities that you can find in all our products "
Stellan and Carton were two friends who merged their first names in forming one of Denmark’s best-know design brands, Stelton in 1960. A new managing director, Peter Holmblad, brought his far-reaching vision with him when he joined the company. New catalogues, packaging and graphic design all helped create a new design brand. However, Peter Holmblad was convinced that Stelton could survive only through new product design. Far too many companies produced the same kinds of products.
As the stepson of Arne Jacobsen, who was perhaps Denmark’s greatest architect and designer ever, it was natural for Peter Holmblad to approach his stepfather with a proposal. The result, the now famous Cylinda-Line tableware range, was launched in 1967.
String Furniture is a Swedish manufacturer of bookcases and shelves . The String ® system was designed in 1949. In 60 years it has evolved from being an innovative concept , to become one of the most loved pieces of Scandinavian design . The features that distinguish these modules are their ease of insertion in different environments and with different uses , both in the home , both in the workplace.
XLboom is a young Belgian company founded in 1997. It produces items and furniture modern and colorful . The company philosophy of Ann De Cock and Geert -Jan Van Cauwelaert is to create objects practical, intelligent and quality .
XLboom produces a lightweight design , attentive to the needs of modern but not pretentious, minimal, smart and original .