Innovation and qualilty
The Molteni group is one of Italy’s leading international furnishings companies. It consists of four companies, each one at the forefront of its sector: Molteni&C SpA (home furnishings), Unifor SpA (office furnishings), Dada SpA (kitchens) and Citterio SpA (office furnishings and partitions). Molteni offers global furnishing in Italy and in over eighty countries all over the world.
Molteni&C made its continuous research for quality become its mission. The company has made two important decisions. On the one hand, to keep hold of its skilled craftspeople, its knowhow regarding materials, finishings, and personalisation of the product. On the other, technology has become the base from which the company carries out its work on new, innovative solutions. Molteni furnishings combine a long tradition of traditional craftsmanship with innovative technology.
Molteni&C furnishings combine a long tradition of traditional craftsmanship with innovative technology.
GIO PONTI 1953 / 2012
Designed in 1953, the D.153.1 armchair is part of the furniture of Gio Ponti’s private house in via Dezza in Milan. This re-edition is produced by Molteni&C based on the original drawings from the ponti archives. Brass structure, cover in bicolor white-blue leather or “Punteggiato” fabric, designed by Ponti for Rubelli in 1934.
VINCENT VAN DUYSEN 2016
Paul is a set of elegantly proportioned sofas with reassuring lines, elements that emphasize Vincent Van Duysen’s expressive rationality. The project includes linear sofas, angular compositions, chaises longues and islands, all with a single seat cushion. Paul features generous dimensions, distinctive double seams and great comfort, elements that look good, even in the center of the room.
RON GILAD 2012
Panna Cotta low table oval or round. At once delicate and heavy, the paradox lies in the use of materials such as marble and iron to achieve a fragile stability. A small table, it has a slight wave on top reminiscent of the typical Italian soft dessert, from which it takes its name.
NICOLA GALLIZIA 2016
In his search for stylized forms and characterful materials, Nicola Gallizia develops a series of versatile and complementary units that can fit into each other or be set side by side, such as small oval tables, benches and poufs. They are made using and alternating steel, wood, stone, textiles and leather. Color, matter and form are the inspiration and the synthesis of the collection.
GIO PONTI 1953-57 / 2015
The armchair was designed for one of the projects closest to Gio Ponti’s heart, the villa of the Planchart collectors in Caracas (1953-57). It is part of the Gio Ponti Collection, which was curated by Molteni&C under the artistic direction of Studio Cerri & Associati. The architecture reflected the ideas he had gathered during his trips to Latin America in 1952-53.