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Venini Murano Glass Spotlight

Venini Murano Glass Spotlight

    The name Venini in design is synonymous with superb taste and elegant modern style. A creator, entrepreneur, and visionary, Paolo Venini changed the landscape of Murano glass, transforming it into a symbol of excellence on the international scene.In October of 1921 Milanese lawyer Paolo Venini and Venetian antiquarian Giacomo Cappellin founded “Vetri Soffiati Cappellin Venini & C.” on the Murano Island, laying the foundations of the innovative stylistic identity, embracing avant garde, and mastering glassmaking techniques, like reticello and pulegoso...Venini took control of the company in 1925, which continued to the present day.       Throughout its rich history, its remarkable...

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What is Gio Ponti's Design Imprint?

What is Gio Ponti's Design Imprint?

  "The most resistant element is not wood, is not stone, is not steel, is not glass. The most resistant element in building is art. Let's make something very beautiful" - Gio Ponti HAPPY BIRTHDAY GIO PONTI!  Giovanni Giò Ponti, one of the Italian masters of architecture, was also an industrial designer, furniture designer, artist, and publisher.He founded in 1928 the magazine Domus: it was an architecture and design-related magazine which focused mainly on interiors and proved to be for decades the most influential magazine in Europe.He constructed many exemplary buildings and houses in Milan, including the first Italian skyscraper, where he moved towards formal and linear simplification while making...

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Products By Influential Italian Designers

Products By Influential Italian Designers
A selection of items from our collection by famous Italian Designers.

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