A report by the Associazione Italiana delle Aziende Familiari (AIdAF), an Italian family business network, revealed that Italy has around 784,000 family firms, equating to more than 85% of businesses in the country. Talian Design Interiors is a full service design firm with a Watertown MA based showroom showcasing finest Italian manufacturers of custom high end contemporary furniture, kitchens, baths & accessories; manufacturers that give utmost importance to functionality, ergonomics & pure design.
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As Jonathan Martin, International Directory of Company Histories once said: A preoccupation with design developed into a comprehensive corporate philosophy, which embraced everything from the shape of a space bar to the color scheme for an advertising poster.
My wife and I recently renovated our condo unit and looking for some high end furniture, we came across this store and the qualities of furniture are excellent. The Memphis Group was an Italian design and architecture group founded in Milan by Ettore Sottsass in 1981 that designed Postmodern furniture, fabrics, ceramics, glass and metal objects from 1981 to 1987. Grace Lees-Maffei is reader in Design History and TVAD Research Group co-ordinator at the University of Hertfordshire and managing editor of the Journal of Design History. Others, such as Bertone and Ghia, commit to successful designers such as Giugiaro, Fioravanti or Scaglione.
In 1945-1946 engineer, Pierluigi Torre was assigned to design a new scooter that would employ a steel tube frame construction. Italy’s always on the cutting edge of everything — fashion, interior design, sports cars — but for years, a prohibitive exchange rate for the euro meant the country’s sleek, modern furniture wasn’t readily available here. Confession: In between all the books and work, I’ve been trying to design a line of luggage. The duo attended the Salone del Mobile Milano — the largest international furniture show — in April to select styles for the Desert Italia collection.