VIVA - 20 Legendary Years 

20 Legendary Years

Jeanne and Alan Bertenshaw from Matisse International Furniture look back over the last 20 years and name the pieces that have captured the spirit of each.

When you’ve been curating from the finest Italian, American and European designer furniture for more than 30 years, you learn how to pick a winner.


1998 Hollywood Chandelier by William Brand and Annet Van Egmond for Brand Van Egmond.

1999 Artusi Island and Living Area by Antonio Citterio for Arclinea.



2000 Serie Up 2000 Armchair by Gaetano Pesce for B&B Italia.

2001 Lowland Sofa by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso.

2002 Velaria Sliding Doors in Palladio Aluminium and Golden Mesh Glass by Giuseppe Bavuso for Rimadesio.






2003 Mart Armchair by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia.





2004 Charles Bed by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia.


2005 Tufty Time Sofa by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia.




2006 Selene Pendants by Sandra Lindner for Classicon.

2007 BCN Bar Stool by Harry & Camila for Kristalia.




2008 Vieques Bath by Patricia Urquiola for Agape.


2009 Tout Va Bien Cabinet by Antoine et Manuel for BD Barcelona.



2010 Bend Sofa System by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia.


2011 Gentry Sofa by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso.



2012 Bell Tables by Sebastian Herkner for ClassiCon.

2013 Doodle Sofa by Front for Moroso.


2014 Almora Chair and Ottoman by Doshi Levien for B&B Italia.


2015 Michel Sofa and Diesis Coffee Table by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia.

2016 Edouard Sofa by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia.


2017 Super-Beam Sofa System by Patricia Urquiola for Cassina
2018 B&B Atoll Sofa by Antonia Citterio for B&B Italia


 ...read more

Milan Design Week 2018 Part 2 - Cassina, ClassiCon and BD Barcelona Highlights 




Cassina

The Cassina showroom in Milan is a place of ideas, experimentation and innovation. Fifty years after it first opened, the showroom has been extended and remodelled by the likes of Mario Bellini, Vico Magistretti and Achille Castiglioni to name a few. Now Cassina introduces Patricia Urquiola's 2018 remodel as a new chapter where the collection 'This Will Be the Space' is on show. Patricia Urquiola has designed a sculptural staircase leading to the first floor by passing through the ‘cupola’ dome, the very heart of the showroom. Patricia proudly sits on the landing of the staircase on the Feltri Armchair designed by Gaetano Pesce.





The latest sofa designed by Patricia Urquiola for Cassina is the Bowy Sofa a modular sofa with soft and welcoming curves that can be composed in a playful way. Circular, semi-circular and rectangular shapes alternate dynamically to create a play of volumes and a graphic silhouette.


Cassina presents the Maralunga 40-Maxi sofa, designed by Vico Magistretti in 1973, in a version with a 35% wider and 10% deeper seat. Maralunga 40-Maxi is pure temptation, an invitation to take the weight off your feet, lie back and relax into its even softer and more welcoming form.



ClassiCon

ClassiCon featured a range of new products at Salone del Mobile, including the Aërias by Tilla Goldberg and Ippolito Fleitz Group. The design is a combination of age old traditional weaving realised in elegant leather and high-tech CNC milled wood. The familiar pattern of the Vienna wickerwork is reinterpreted on a larger scale with leather as the weaving material. Aërias has been awarded winner by Stylepark Selected Salone del Mobile 2018.



The Pli Table (above) presents itself with a selection of tabletops in spectacular marble patterns and colours. The Pli table was a winner of Wallpaper* Magazine’s Design Awards 2018.The Pegasus Home Desk designed by Ippolito Fleitz and Tilla Goldberg is now available in new colours including leather in khaki and body in nightblue (below).



BD Barcelona

Bd Barcelona presented a range of innovative designs, a highlight being the Grasso collection designed by Stephen Burks. The collection includes an armchair, stools and ceramic designs available in a range of colour and textile options.





Stephen Burks’ work is inspired by the culture and traditional handcrafts of Dakar. The visual result sits well with BD Barcelona’s long tradition of supporting adventurous artistic expression.


The ceramics within the Grasso Collection push the boundaries of the furniture collection further with a complete organic yet structured form. The ribbing forms a restraint much like the framing of the stools and armchair designs.
 ...read more

ClassiCon and Maruni visit Matisse 

Our visitors from Germany & Japan

Matisse were delighted to host our guests from ClassiCon based in Germany and Maruni based in Japan. Both companies spoke with true passion and excitement regarding their designers, products and projects they have been featured in.
 ...read more
Keyword Cloud
Timeless Classic principia eames moulded plastic armchairs outdoor Tufty Time armour shop bocci online customer service Exclusive Velaria Sliding Doors designer interior design Jader Almeida lights Michel Sofa Tokyo Herman Miller Designer kitchens Cassina interiors Tout Va Bien Cabinet Kitchens Cassina New Zealand Showrooms Jeffrey Bernett durable design Urquiola mid century modern Italian furniture iconic design milan fair iconic Vico Magistretti modern design Vitra Home nemo Classic Alexander Girard award winning european G7 modern furniture NZ Antonio Citterio favourite design Salone del Mobile Apartment fitout Beds husk contemporary gift table living room LED Eames Maxalto Vitra Minimal chaise longue Jasper Morrison classicon Akari Bell lights 50th Vitra New Zealand Timeless Eames hang it all Designer bathrooms elegant shelving sustainable Outdoor design modern furniture New Zealand Bell side table Eames House Bird miniatures LC4 PVD quality B&B Italia New Zealand Suita sliding doors airia media storage Aeron Jean-Marie Massaud milan Buy Online Sandra Lindner crinoline european kitchens Auckland Furniture new designs Classic Collection love novelties Mario Bellini Germany armchair eurocucina 73 series Classic Furniture New Zealand Furniture High end LC2 Italian Adjustable table Schloss Elmau pendant Furniture bed LC50 william brand Luxury furniture american furniture Authentic Sebastian Herkner custom made customised Luxury brands International furniture Luxury Kitchen patricia urquiola Design consultation bed collection Design Citterio Fornasetti Ray sofa italian kitchens Agape Christmas Naoto Fukasawa arclinea Matisse Designer Graphic prints best Diesis LC3 chair design news Maruni New Zealand interiors b&b italia Brand Van Egmond Authentic Design modern designer home Designer Sofas Poltrona Frau Designer furniture Moroso New Zealand room Pli Table interior design lighting architecture luxury interior design lounge Designer Dining Furniture Melinda Williams Eames lounge chair and ottoman Super Beam Sofa System monocle cafe Project kitchen Apartment Kitchens Cassina designs Hiroshima chair Lowland Sofa Luxury Fit out Featured Cassina Classics Rimadesio Vondom Maison&Objet Italian design style classic design excellence Artusi Jeanneret Serie Up 2000 Le Corbusier Bedrooms Vieques LC viva tabano restaurant new products Eileen Gray Euvira rocking chair Frank Lloyd Wright spa latest Eames soft pad Charlotte Perriand mart chair interior fit out Eames aluminium group workmanship Japan Bell coffee table sofa Moroso custom pointed cushions Arclinea New Zealand Parnell furniture Lightwood chair Perriand luxury Mid century furniture home Charles and Ray Eames cassina airia desk bespoke furniture gentry Partitioning original European Designer Kitchens Kristalia Cassina NZ Apartment fit out
Share this page