The armchair, on the other hand, was designed for one of the projects closest to Gio Ponti’s heart, the villa of the Planchart collectors in Caracas (1953-57). It is part of the Gio Ponti Collection, which was curated by Molteni&C in collaboration with the Ponti Archives.
The Marteen is a multifunctional seating and storage system introducing harmony with perfectly balanced volumes, in an alternation of solids and voids.
Vincent van Duysen continues his research into the world of contemporary living by designing this Gregor modular system for Molteni&C.
From Gio Ponti’s house, located in via Dezza in Milan, the small table D.555.1, designed in 1954-1955, is produced by Molteni&C based on the original drawings from the ponti archives.
The geometric lines of the Mosaico rug define the spaces, enclosing them in coloured sections marked by sophisticated contrasting shades.
Paul is a set of elegantly proportioned sofas with reassuring lines, elements that emphasize Vincent Van Duysen’s expressive rationality.
Marked by hand-painted white drawer fronts with applied handles in various wood kinds (elm, Italian walnut, mahogany and rosewood).
The Tea chair is a tribute to lightness. The structure, completely made of solid wood, outlines and reveals the profile of the chair in its entirety.
The Margou armchair is the ideal embodiment of the Belgian designer’s constant search for formal exasperation and aesthetic freshness.
The D.859.1 table, designed primarily as a meeting table for up to ten people, stands out not only for its impressive size—over 3,60 meters long—but especially for its simple yet refined design.
Designed by Gio Ponti and produced for Altamira, an American company founded by the nephew of the Spaniard De Cuevas, was displayed in the company’s showroom in New York.
True to their policy of designing eco-friendly buildings and furnishings, Foster + Partners have come up with a set of tables for contemporary settings.
The ‘Dedalo’ rug is characterised by a rigorous geometry and refined colours that are always the protagonists of the design, harmoniously integrating in the new everyday concept of the home.
Panna Cotta, at once delicate and heavy, the paradox lies in the use of materials such as marble and iron to achieve a fragile stability.