The joined presence of Boffi, De Padova and MA / U Studio – both at the fair and in the two Milanese showrooms of De Padova and Boffi Solferino – showcased their combined product novelties through beautifully crafted presentations directed under Piero Lissoni’s creative eye
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.
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.
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.
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 ” )
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
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
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
“Posed Architectures” collects and exhibits for the first time, published and unpublished materials of the modernist buildings constructed by the maestro architect Vico Magistretti in his home town of Milan