Among the excellence of Italian design one finds a specific name: De Padova. A company that has marked the history of design, known the world over for its unique and elegant creations.
De Padova is a name that has become synonymous with innovative design e timeless. Founded in 1956 by Fernando and Maddalena De Padova, the company has a rich history of more than half a century and its influence can be seen in the work of some of the world's most celebrated designers. Over the years, De Padova has collaborated with designers of our time, including Vico Magistretti, Piero Lissoni and Patricia Urquiola, to name but a few. Today, the company continues to push the boundaries of design, creating design elements that are both functional and iconic.
Today, together with Peverelliinnovation and elegance of De Padova are available in Lugano. We are pleased to present the collection of De Padova in the heart of Lugano.
In this article, we will delve into the history of De Padova and explore what makes this company one of the most respected names in the design world.
De Padova: synonymous with Italian design
De Padova stands out for its ability to combine form and function in a harmonious way. Founded in 1956 by Fernando and Maddalena De Padova, the company quickly established itself as a pioneer in the world of design, thanks to its collaborations with world-renowned designers such as Vico Magistretti, Piero Lissoni and Patricia Urquiola.
De Padova in Lugano with Peverelli
Peverelli, with its ongoing commitment to the pursuit of design excellence, has chosen to introduce De Padova to Lugano. This collaboration reflects the common goal of the two companies: to offer unique design solutions that combine aesthetics, functionality and sustainability.
In the heart of Lugano, you will find a wide selection of De Padova pieces, characterised by extraordinary attention to detail and uncompromising quality. From the iconic "Ghost" and "Fjord" chairs to the innovative furniture collections designed by Nendo, each piece tells a story of passion and innovation.
Sustainability and design: De Padova's commitment
De Padova is synonymous not only with design, but also with sustainability. The company is committed to reducing the environmental impact of production through the use of sustainable materials and environmentally friendly production techniques.
Discovering De Padova's collection in Lugano therefore means making a conscious choice, without renouncing the beauty of Italian design.
De Padova is famous for its design icons. These pieces have become true symbols of Italian design. One of De Padova's most famous pieces of furniture is the 'Ghost' sofa, created by Piero Lissoni in 1982. This sofa features a steel frame covered in polyurethane foam. The result is a light and transparent sofa that seems almost suspended in air.
Another De Padova design icon is the 'Fjord' armchair, created by Patricia Urquiola in 2002. This armchair is characterised by an organic, enveloping shape, which makes it extremely comfortable. The armchair was created using a new production technique, which resulted in a complex, enveloping shape.
De Padova's impact on the design industry
De Padova has had a significant impact on the design industry. The company helped define the Italian style, characterised by clean, simple design. De Padova has also helped spread Italian design around the world, collaborating with designers from around the globe.
In addition, De Padova has helped develop new production techniques and materials. The company has always sought to experiment and innovate, creating pieces that are at the forefront of design.