In the middle of the 1970’s, a project was undertaken by a family that wanted to represent the “Made in Italy” tradition and combine elegance with technique, art, and quality. Their creative projects and leather upholstered furniture soon became everyone’s favorite new trend. Since then, their collections have become the desired products of contemporary life.
Cierre is all about making good quality design products and their highly skilled craftsmen successfully make that happen. Every material that is used to produce their products is put together and assembled with their own hands to ensure perfect assembly and many years of guaranteed comfort and style. Today, Cierre offer a wide variety of armchairs, sofas, sectionals, bedroom sets, lamps, accessories, and other decorative items.
Started in the early 1970’s, Miniforms began making small glass tables and accessories that stemmed from a parent company called Inventa, which was started in the 1962. During Miniforms evolution in the 1980’s they began expanding its production lines to include chairs, dining tables, artful mirrors and bookcases making them a leader in modern Italian furniture. Today, Miniforms continues to produce amazing products that are clean and modern, but also environmentally compatible using materials like solid wood, steel, glass and aluminum. Miniforms also works with many famous Italian designers like Enrico Girotti, Andrea Lucatello and Claudio Lovadina to bring designs that not only pleasing aesthetically, but are also functionally practical.
Presotto has been designing and producing high end Italian furniture since 1948. Functionality and quality, along with innovation are present in each of Presotto’s creations. Today, Presotto is one of the leading furniture manufacturers. They have three production facilities and a R&D center that is considered one of the most technologically advanced in Europe. Presotto manufactures furniture for just about every room in the home from bedroom to living room. Flexibility of design, finishes and sizes are some of the features that Presotto offers to its clientele.
Dellarobbia has been a contemporary role model for the past 32 years with their European design and enduring quality. For years, Dellarobbia has been an icon for its minimalistic style, affordable prices, and European craftsmanship. Based in California, Dellarobbia is one of the few highly respected contemporary companies that are American made and yet retain a marvelous reputation.
Dellarobbia offers everything from sofas, sectionals, sleepers, beds, chairs, pillows, and area rugs. Their beautiful collection of sofas and sectionals are beautifully crafted and uniquely made to fit the personality of any modern or contemporary home. For example, the Dakota Sectional combines amazing design with elegant and contemporary fabrics. It is available in over three hundred fabrics as well as in multiple configurations. You are given the option of changing the sectional around by adding or moving armrests, choosing foam or poly-fiber cushions, and even making it into a chaise lounge.
The manufacturer ROM Belgium has evolved and grown from a small manufacturer of laundry baskets over 50 years ago to a reference and a benchmark for high-quality custom living room furniture made in Europe. They do not mass produce furniture; ROM is focused on the individual customer and creates the model of your dreams according to your specifications.
Cattelan Italia was founded in 1979 by Giorgio and Silvia Cattelan who worked with some of Italy’s most renowned designers to offer stunning Italian designed furniture. Today, their son, Paolo, carries on that tradition by working with such designers as Emilio Nanni and Gastone Rinaldi, who have contributed to Cattelan’s award winning collection, which includes something distinctive for every room in the house-or as Cattelan calls it “la Casa Completa.”
Magniflex: makers of the most environmentally and technologically advanced visco-elastic, water-latex and foam mattresses available today. They use award winning materials like Memoform Magnifoam, Elioform, Eliosoft, and others. Their product line consists of many different models with each consisting of different foams and materials.
Established in 1984, ALIVAR quickly became internationally known as being the only company that produced furniture designed by some of the great past masters such as Corbusier, Charles Eames, and Mies van der Rohe. Today, ALIVAR produces furniture with attention to technological innovation and design. ALIVAR creates some of the most amazing furniture for the entire home that includes dining tables, chairs, beds and much more that feature the purest, most minimal styling that focuses on practical functionality.
Over the past ninety years, Calligaris has grown and expanded to become one of the best and highest selling Italian Furniture Manufacturers all around the world. Calligaris makes Authentic and affordable contemporary furniture with a great focus on Dining Rooms. They offer everything from wooden tables, glass tables, extendable tables, dining chairs, and so much more. Most pieces manufactured by Calligaris have the option of being changed to the size, color, and shape that you would like. For example, you may like a certain table with black glass but want to change it to clear glass or high gloss to match your Dining Room style. Calligaris makes it easy to match and perfect each contemporary room in your house to your own personal style and taste.
In 1968, The furniture company San Giacomo was born. In 1985, the company opened up to the European market with the establishment of San Giacomo International and in 1988 started selling to the U.S market with the division of San Giacomo North America. The combination of functionality, quality, materials, and prices make San Giacomo one of the best selling furniture companies in all of Italy.
Founded in 1927 by Benjamin Lafer, Lafer has now become one of the biggest leading furniture companies in all of Brazil. Their motto for many years has been “The perfect ergonomy of the Lafer Recliners assures you the best of comfort, regardless of choice of style.” Lafer combines technology and advanced design to create sofas and chairs that guarantee lifetime comfort and healthy relaxation. The anatomic profile of a Lafer Recliner, together with the independent controls for the retractable footrest, backrest, and headrest supports, can do so much for your body comfort. Lafer offers an extremely comfortable zero gravity design which makes sitting on a recliner feel like floating on a cloud.
Innovation was founded in 1971 in Denmark by Flemming Hoejfeldt, who it still the owner and chairman of the company. To begin, Hoejfeldt started the company with a production of beanbags. For 15 years, Innovation served as a supplier for the furniture industry. They started out with designs of modern and contemporary sleep sofas provided by a competition among students at the School of Architecture in Arhaus. In 1991, Innovation USA was founded, and has distribution warehouses in New Jersey and California that supplies all of the USA, Canada and South America. Innovation sofa - sleepers are enjoyed worldwide. They are also branching into occasional tables and chairs.
In 1933, Thorvald Rasmussen founded Skovby with a vision, demanding effort and skilled pride. With this foundation he created a company that designed functional and sustainable furniture, which his son and grandson have since carried on.
Skovby’s early one man workroom swiftly advanced to producing complete dining room groups in less than twenty years. The development of producing in production lines let Skovby to build a network of international dealers. During this growth, Skovby continued to focus on craftsmanship and a business model that is committed to the environment and its employees.
IL Decor is Boston’s newest showroom for modern, contemporary furnishings. Located within Boston’s fashionable Back Bay neighborhood, located in the 10 St. James building on St. James Ave, IL Decor occupies the former Kartell showroom. IL Decor’s unique 2500 square foot showroom is filled with eye catching designs from Europe as well and the United States. IL Decor represents some of the finest manufacturers of modern and contemporary furniture from several Italian manufacturers including Calligaris, Dellarobbia, Presotto, Innovation, Miniforms, Cierre and Gamma. The quality of the products IL Decor carries rivals that of other modern showrooms around Boston.
IL Décor invites you to join us for three different events as part of Boston Design Week on March 20-30, 2014. Throughout the course of Boston Design Week, we will be featuring living room and dining room promotional days, and the final weekend will feature a floor model sale. On Thursday, March 27, enjoy a cocktail hour while you view the pieces.
Missoni Home is a line of the Italian fashion house Missoni, which was made to inspire the public to live a life of fun and creativity. Missoni has always cared about giving the best to their clients. In IL Décor these beliefs are shared. Inspiring the public to create a life surrounded by beautiful things that make sense for the times we live in. From accessories for the bed, bath and any other corner of a home that needs a boost of texture, Missoni Home has it covered. Illuminate a room with the whimsical colored light fixtures Missoni offers or hide away with window treatments in bright stripes or floral patterns. Design a home of elegance and character with furniture designed and upholstered in plush Missoni fabrics. Come and explore in IL Décor how to bring the promise of Missoni Home to your home.
Rossetto Arredamenti is a company known for luxurious home furnishings. Universally recognized for its elite craftsmanship and classic-contemporary Italian designs, Rossetto uses only the best and environmentally sound materials in production. Founded in 1980, Rossetto specialized in manufacturing modular bedroom furniture. By paying attention to the evolving global market, Rossetto has expanded its product line. Today their high-end designer’s repertoire includes exquisite furniture capable of completing any space in homes around the world.
Dreaming big in a small space? While living in a metropolitan area is filled with pros, there are cons. Chances are high one con might be the skimpy amount of space for living quarters. But wait; there are innovative furniture manufacturers that have heard the cries of those living in pocket -size city apartments. Discover some ingenious, multifunctional furnishings and learn how to maximize space. No matter how miniature a home may be there is always a way to live grand.
Remaining true to the old world traditions of Artisan craftsmanship infused with the progressive advancements of modern design – Tonin Casa has become an international day to night furniture sensation with decades of abounding mastery featuring wide-ranging pieces that will revolutionize the global home from your living room and the kitchen to the dining room and your sleeping quarters.
The Bonaldo way of life reflects the world of art with a wide-ranging selection of ultramodern furnishings that will accommodate your entire home with enticing products that are designed and manufactured by the most inspiring and talented Italian craftsmen. The stress and uncertainty of interior design will be non-existent, as the contemporary custom built furniture by Bonaldo will adorn each chamber of your residence with fluidity, original form, and sublime comfort. Your residence deserves the most appropriate motif available to establish a consistent pattern throughout that is conducive to your individual taste and preferences.
Change the attitude of your living room with the luxury inspired furnishings of Saba Italia – a renowned Italian furniture enterprise that specializes in pieces that appeal to the human spirit and international consumer needs. With a classic hand upon the pulse of innovation, these unique examples of contemporary expression offer a fresh perspective in the world of interior design and allow households of every style and dimension to exceed quality standards to a level beyond realization.
Stemming from an abiding culture of European certitude and the suavity of sleek minimalism, Antonello Italia has been espousing pure contemporary refinement for over four decades through incomparable skill, unbridled creativity, and the highest quality of excellence in utilized materials. Motivated by the finer aspects of furniture design from artistic inception and realization to production and delivery, this sophisticated brand of furnishings has enhanced the beauty of various dwellings worldwide establishing a refreshing and stunning way of life that embodies the enriching individualism that every household deserves.
The eighties represented a pivotal era of global emergence for audacious fashion, contemporary luxury, resolute originality, strident inspiration, and universal environmentalism. During this explosive period of individual growth, the ubiquitous gates of innovation were fearlessly opened, changing the societal view of personal expression, artistry, and naturalism. Bross, an Italian furniture company founded in 1981, embraced this modern approach to domestic living, allowing that decade’s philosophy to drive their creativity, while translating their new level of design into the function, form, and quality of their lavish and eco-friendly furnishings.
Some say that imitation is the highest form of flattery. However, Tonelli Design has a different philosophy believing that the utmost reverence they can provide to their clientele is with the act of producing inimitable furnishings that do not fit within the boundaries of popular trends. The Tonelli style is not created as a form of mass production to be duplicated from one dwelling to another – instead, it is tantamount to absolute distinction as one-of-a-kind Italian made pieces that are fully customized to represent the customer’s unique voice, while embodying the individual timbre of the designated home. Each glass component shines with the unmistakable brilliance and mastery of the renowned Tonelli designers and is finessed with a delicate hand to exemplify its sheer beauty, while crafted with tempered tenacity to ensure endless durability.
Boston, MA – (May 31, 2016) – As a premier all-inclusive luxury design boutique located within a citadel of refined culture and cutting-edge modernity – IL Décor will be opening their doors to the next chapter of inimitable artistry with the arrival of several original furnishings from Cattelan Italia in the spring of 2016. This luxurious mélange of innovation features exquisite pieces that express the spirit of domestic living with the fluidity of texture and form. The effortless transcendence of simplicity is a signature characteristic that Cattelan Italia exemplifies through the skillful craftsmanship of their unique furniture components, transforming understated grace into a functional rise of unparalleled decadence.
Known for refining the sensibilities of outdoor living – Varaschin will merge the fashionable inner sanctum of your home with the compelling forces of nature to transform your backyard or veranda into a luxurious garden of refreshing furniture beauty, fit for an indulging contemporary lifestyle. With unwavering vision, resolute commitment to superlative craftsmanship, and a strong appreciation for the world outdoors, over four decades of aesthetically pleasing designs have been born from an Italian palate and have reached over 70 countries with rousing transcendence.
The driving force behind Weiman is its forty years of Artisanal footprints as a leading furniture designer and manufacturer, deeply entrenched within the extraordinary world of fashion combined with the magic of its parent company, Interlude Home – a domestic paradigm of household accessories. This union of magnificence established an incomparable consortium of all-inclusive furnishings, upholstered with a scintillating variation of sumptuously soft and richly textured fabrics sweeping each piece by the artistic hands of expert craftsmen with unwavering ingenuity.
Over seven decades ago amidst the Fjords region of Norway, two brothers filled with enthusiasm, creativity, and adventure shared a mutual vision and made the decision to embark upon a small business together designing and building high quality furnishings for the home. Growing up within a household bound by an unbreakable thread of family kinship, Otto and Mindor Hjellegjerde applied their unwavering ideals and tenacity to their craft creating exquisite pieces of history that would outlast most and give other families a sense of warmth, harmony, and sophistication. With the inevitable addition of their other brother Ingvald, whose artistic contribution proved to be invaluable – this trio of Artisans went on to develop their basement-born furniture shop into a large scale contemporary furniture business. As with any professional endeavor, the Hjellegjerde brothers learned a few profound lessons through a series of trials and tribulations. However, they did not allow any obstacles to hold them back for any length of time and eventually, they became an international furniture phenomenon poised with business savvy, a stronger resolve, and the captivating new name of Fjords.
One of the most acclaimed high end Italian furniture designers of our time, Zanotta Design Company has a story filled with passion, innovation and achievements. Like a map, the story of Zanotta documents their rise to success and fame. When Aurelio Zanotta launched the industrial furniture design Company Zanotta, it was 1954 in a township called Nova Milanese in northern Italy where the doors of the company first opened. Little did anyone know that Zanotta was on the brink of starting a revolutionary period within the Italian furniture design industry. Beginning with the production of mostly sofas and armchairs, the 1960’s brought on a creative wave of experimentation with technology as well as unique scales and proportions in furniture design. The designs from this decade catapulted Zanotta into global recognition. By 1989 the premiere collection Zanotta Edizioni was released and art lovers rejoiced. The Qualty Industrial Furniture Zanotta introduced to the world was beyond any furniture of its time. Most pieces from this first collection were made by hand and seen as magnificent works of art.
Provocative aesthetics and arresting colors have been lifelong muses of furniture designer Giorgio Saporiti. Passionate about beauty and innovation as the pillars of each design, Giorgio Saporiti presents his haute couture line of furniture; IL Loft. Well known for a unique and humorous style, IL Loft Concept was born with the abilities to understand consumer’s needs and the demands of a continuously evolving world. This is achieved by being highly customizable, IL Loft designs can be found in celebrity homes to hotels. IL Loft Concept goes beyond just a customized sectional or sofa for a living room. Concepts and designs spread to the Dining Room, Bedroom, Office, and Outdoor Furniture where the imagination of Giorgio Saporiti introduces materials, visually pleasing color combinations and forms that have yet to be seen.
Boston, MA - (December 9, 2016) This December the downtown furniture boutique IL Dècor introduces original designs from the noted Italian manufacturer Zanotta. For more than 60 years, Zanotta has been recognized as a leader in Italian industrial design. The boldly modern suite of furniture is internationally acclaimed, with many pieces being featured in art books and museums around the world.
Rugiano brand is synonymous with style: style that originates from distinguished and unique creations, designed to be timeless and valuable. Style that also originates from collaborations with famous professionals and architects, from the technical knowledge and craftsmanship of those who can turn dreams into matter, and from a sapient use of noble and selected materials, from metal to wood to leather. That’s the style that comes with Rugiano Furniture.
Italy does not just define a place of production, but goes beyond: for Midj, it indicates a way of thinking and living, that is embraced in designing and innovating the idea of furniture since 1987.
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