We keep our eyes peeled for unique pieces created by designers all over the world. In addition to our conversations with Danish designer Lise Vester, Swedish artist and typographic designer Bjorn Johansson and Brazilian furniture designer Humberto da Mata, we now bring the spotlight to Italian designers making waves this season. Read on for our favorites.
Italian Architect by trade, Matteo Thun recently launched his own brand called Matteo Thun Atelier, finally making his customizable furniture accessible to design conscious home owners who want dress their space with unique decor and classy furniture pieces.
With over 20 years of industry experience, Matteo Thun’s creations are heart-warming additions to the home. His colorful ceramic vases and decorative murano glass birds are a testament to fine Italian craftsmanship born from a love for design and sharing.
Art Is Therapy
Creating with the ethos of innovation, Art Is Therapy focuses on solving everyday problems with functional designs.
Inspired by the success of their first kickstarter campaign for a candle-powered heater, the Italian duo Marco and Nicola Zagaria decided to grow Art Is Therapy by developing projects aimed at make life easier around the house. Read all about our exclusive interview with Art is Therapy where they share the journey of developing Egloo, an eco friendly thermal heater powered only by candles.
Marc Antonio is known for designing home furnishings disguised as quirky objects guaranteed to make you look twice.
Many of his creations explore the relationship between man and nature, like his Amazzonio chandelier, made out of paper leaves. But nothing draws our attention quite like his life-like animal sculptures fashioned into lighting. Here’s a look at his mouse lamps that are definitely in the category of quirky lighting pieces every nature lover should have.
Hailing from Verona, Italy, Livia Rossi and Gianluca Giabardo are two emerging designers that focus on green design for the home.
With Livia’s flair for creativity and Gianluca’s technical approach to design, the two set out to establish Dossofiorito – a name inspired by an old neon sign Gianluca found while travelling. Their latest design is a modular furniture piece called Etta, which functions as a storage space to display planters, and acts as an elegant space divider for open plan spaces.
Do you have a favorite Italian designer? Did we miss someone out? Let us know in the comments, we always love to hear from you!
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