"De Padova"

DePadova ( Pt 2 / 2 ) @ Salone Milan 2016

DePadova ( Pt 2 / 2 ) @ Salone Milan 2016

De Padova is a paradox – it is part of a quintessentially Italian design culture and yet is defined by its international scope.

Coherency remains a key theme at De Padova.

The brand’s collection is tastefully eclectic, both in terms of its origin and the styles.

WOW – DePadova Showroom ( Pt 1 / 2) @ Salone Milan 2016

WOW – DePadova Showroom ( Pt 1 / 2) @ Salone Milan 2016

Now located in a romantic cul-de-sac in the heart of Milan, the new De Padova showroom looks unassuming from its minimal entrance, but it’s a vast surprise once inside.

The new showroom space is an open-plan, loft-apartment like, 1,100 square metre bright space designed by Piero Lissoni, art director of the two brands.

Silver, Silver by Magistretti @ Salone Milan 2015

Silver, Silver by Magistretti @ Salone Milan 2015

For many, it’s ‘the chair’.

25 years after its’ debut, De Padova is celebrating with a new version., as a way to commemorate the long time collaboration between DePadova and Vico Magistretti.

This is how SILVER was born, entirely in aluminium, light, elegant, strong.

DePadova Sophistication @ Salone Milan 2015

DePadova Sophistication @ Salone Milan 2015

Founded by Fernando and Maddalena De Padova, the brand is composed of distinct furniture pieces and decorative objects to transform homes and offices with aesthetic appeal.

Since 1965, the showroom on Corso Venezia has displayed the De Padova collection of furniture and accents within its 2000 square space ( which George Nelson referred to as “the world’s most beautiful store ” )

De Padova’s Designer Interviews @ Salone Milan 2014

De Padova’s Designer Interviews @ Salone Milan 2014

The various tones and textures of the new fabrics selected by De Padova bring harmony, elegance and originality to the new creations

Here De Padov’s 2014 collection designers Monica Förster, Patrick Norguet and Anna von Schewen, each explain the rationale and development concepts which led to their furniture collection designs

“More” at Depadova @ Salone Milan 2014

“More” at Depadova @ Salone Milan 2014

During the Salone 2014, De Padova and MORE conversed on the “idea of a home” with fashion designers Kean Etro and Andrea Incontri, the President of Magnum Photos and photojournalist Alex Majoli and photographer Oliviero Toscani in a conversational discussion with each other

DePadova @ Salone Milan 2014

DePadova @ Salone Milan 2014

De Padova presented their latest product developments and the company’s idea of living at their permanent Milan showroom, on Corso Venezia. under a veritable deluge of drops of padded fabric