Founded in the early 1970s by Maurizio Baruffi (Venice 1951) and Roberto De Santi (Gorizia 1949), the studio offers consultancy and design for architecture, store, office and showroom furnishings, industrial design and visual design. An important part of its activity is also the restoration and renovation of historic buildings and those of artistic value. The studio works in partnership with industry to provide architectural design services, image coordination, product services and trade fair presentation. It is a part of modern cultural life and focuses a great deal of attention on the evolution of theories of the present.
|Country of Manufacture: Italy|
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Foscarini Wave Track Pendant
The Foscarini keynote is research, into forms and materials, as well as ideas. Established in 1981 in Venice, Foscarini started out by exploring the opportunities offered by Murano glass. The management assures brand identity and coherence by careful conservation of its Murano heritage, whilst being ever ready to consider new objectives and to exercise its rare capacity for talent scouting.
The company works with both established designers who've created new trends and with younger, emerging exponents of alternative styles and approaches. This makes for a highly original catalogue and one of the most varied in the sector. Over the years, the range of materials used has expanded to include satin-finished glass, polyethylene, wood and aluminium, as well as patented materials such as an exclusive textured glass-tissue and carbone fibre composite.