Manufacturers of modular kitchens since 1976, Astra is focused on quality, planning and design—the winning strategies in the world market of the kitchen. The essence of the Italian kitchen, Astra has over 40 years of experience, and is able to combine quality and reliability at an ever innovative and creative design, rigorously ‘Made in Italy’. Astra offers a complete range of modern as well as traditional models, with a rich tradition of craftsmanship and passion for their work. The continuous creation of new, patented models to better interpret the most contemporary lifestyles has allowed the continued success and growth of Astra, where the highest degree of customization on each item and the high quality standard of the service offered have become the mission and the core business of the company.
Luxury design, ‘Made in Italy’. Armonia Group is a custom interior millwork and design company, located in Romano d’Ezzelino, Italy. They are dedicated to creating bespoke, personalized interiors, working with the finest international designers and brands. Putting to work the best of modern Italian design & innovative products with centuries old pride in craft, Armonia Group is able to design and fabricate millwork that can range anywhere the client may dream, from antique pieces to the ultra modern kitchen. Armonia Group has the experience to deliver precise products to job sites nearly anywhere in the world with the needed accuracy and in intimate collaboration with local construction teams.
The history of Olivieri is the history of a family that since 1929 has been able to express trend at its best and how to live in your home. For four generations, the Olivieri family has been dedicated to crafting closet and millwork solutions that elegantly contribute to a home’s design through noble and rich materials, while also designing and producing complementary furniture essentials that are the essence of Italian design. As a family company, Olivieri prides itself on its artisanal roots and quality materials while also striving to improve the production process by integrating high tech means and methods. Olivieri believes in a world on a human scale and also in a better one, thanks to production choices that respect our environment.
The Boston Ornament Company mission is to offer ornamental plaster medallions, moldings, brackets, including unique custom plaster work to the architects, designers, decorators, and certain clients who demand plaster ornament of the highest quality and in only the finest traditional materials. For more than two decades the Boston Ornament Company has become the leading source of historically significant and quality ornamentation in the highly critical Greater Boston market. Their products represent the most notable collection of historic 19th century plaster medallions available anywhere. These medallions have been obtained over the past two decades from the finest homes in Boston’s Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the South End. Each was created in one of various Boston studios by the skilled artisans of the time.
Venetian Gold is the artisanal processing subsidiary of Italian stone distributor C’a D’Oro. With direct access to the full array of the world’s finest and most precious natural stones, Venetian Gold turns the concept of living into something priceless. From book matching Statuario marble to complicated mapping of stone pieces to form intricate altars or a full building façade, down to a hand carved fireplace mantle in a home, Venetian Gold supplies stone to the world’s top designers and brands including Karim Rachid. With inspiration from its founder Pietro Andreola and his daughter Margherita, Venetian Gold has the experience, passion, artisanal know-how, and technologically advanced machinery to set loose a stone’s evocative force to don new shape to what nature has created.
Patrizio Dei Tos, in partnership with his father Lino, purchased the Zarpellon sawmill at Cordignano in 1988. The business was to concentrate its activities on producing pre-finished wood flooring, which was an innovative product in the eighties and nineties. Patrizio sought to solve many problems of wood flooring, including expansion and contraction issues and inefficient on-site finishing.
He created a wide, catalogued variety of reliable colors and finishes to choose from by re-engineering the product’s structure and finish all while maintaining a love for a natural product and artisanal craftsmanship. He revolutionized wood flooring by bringing a vastly superior product to the market with a size, pattern, and finish variety and stability that had never before been achieved. Itlas has maintained its love of craftsmanship and prides itself on being able to produce quantities for large projects as well as small quantities of complicated patterns and intricate hand-carved details such as medallions and custom wood artwork, using time honored traditions combined with modern technology and innovation.
Omero Bertacco has been a master blacksmith for over 40 years and is the quintessential representation of the master artisan, earning the title Maestro D’Arte. Working with only his small team in his studio in Vicenza, Italy, Omero continues the cherished tradition of making the necessary elements of life and building construction exquisitely artistic and beautiful. From iron railings, to lamps, canopies, doors and gates, Omero is the craftsman that can turn a functional heating vent into an admired lovely work of art.
Tailormade provides architects and interior designers with an all-inclusive and fully customizable world of products to design and manufacture bathroom furniture. The quality of Tailormade systems is the result of a philosophy that has been a cornerstone for Stocco right from the beginning: choosing to focus on collaboration, working with industry professionals, manufacturing products in-house with the support of a local network of specialized partners, and constantly investing in research and development. Tailormade is “Tailored Design, Tailored Craft and Tailored Service.” At the forefront of design, Tailormade is a benchmark for quality and ‘Made in Italy’, with fifty years of history dedicated to producing the most beautiful and innovative bathroom furniture.
Mingardo Ilario founded Mingardo Blacksmith Workshop in 1970, after over twenty years of experience in the metal processing field. The production was initially focused on simple blacksmith work for the construction industry. With perfection over time, production focused on more refined items, enabling the company to collaborate with internationally renowned companies and architects: from the first collaborations with architect Carlo Scarpa to the more recent commissions for Museo del Novecento in Milan, Parco della Musica in Florence, and Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari. In 2013, at only 25, Ilario’s son Daniele launched his own brand, Mingardo, in order to combine his passion for craftsmanship with his love for design. Daniele made his debut as an independent manufacturer of hand-made and numbered design objects during the Milan Design Week. The decision to create his own brand as a manufacturer comes from the desire to overcome the business model of traditional craft by developing an innovative business project able to transfer artisanal skills to contemporary metal objects designed by emerging and established designers.