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Cassina has recently opened a mono-brand store together with its partner TrueDesign in the De Waterkant area of the city: a small design hub home to numerous art galleries, restaurants and cafes.
 
Architects and...
La inauguración se enmarca dentro de la 10ª Barcelona Design Week
La exposición cuenta con un escaparate diseñado por el
IED Barcelona Escola Superior de Disseny
 
50 años de historia de la Colección LC en Cassina Barcelona...
2nd - 6th June, 2015. The D’Days project, designed by Ora Ito for Cassina, is part of the LC50 programme which ...
New York, NY, June 2015: The Italian architect Mario Bellini will tour multiple U.S. cities to speak about his longstanding relationship with Cassina and the international projects which have made him one ...
The founding fathers of Italian industrial design meet again
Three works that have shaped the history of Italian design have joined the Cassina catalogue: the Antropus, Lady and Woodline armchairs designed by Marco Zanuso...
‘Villa Le Lac Paulownia’: a celebratory project from Le Corbusier’s roots
Villa “Le Lac”, located on the shores of lake Geneva in Switzerland, is the first example of modern architecture designed by Le Corbusier and his cousin...
Charlotte Perriand designed the Rio table in two different sizes. The re-edition that Cassina proposes today is from the first 1962 project, the home of Jacques Martin in Rio, Brazil, which also included a ...
It is said that there is a lot of fog in Milan, a dense fog, that surrounds and envelops you …
 
Perhaps this is the reason that the new sofa system designed by Piero Lissoni for Cassina carries the same name in dialect from...
The research and development carried out on the projects by the first Italian architect to enter the Cassina I Maestri Collection continues with the presentation of a writing table with a strong visual ...
Jaime Hayon presents a new collection of objects for Cassina inspired by the organic shapes of Le Corbusier’s architectures and esprit nouveau artwork: four table centrepieces, a tray made up of two ...
Cassina’s initiatives for the 50th anniversary of the LC Collection (Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand) continue with new works by this great master of architecture who passed away 50 ...
Only a chair with strong charisma has the capacity to develop into a complete family
With more than 500,000 pieces sold to date, the Cab chair designed by Mario Bellini for Cassina in 1977 is one of his most recognisable, and...
Cassina continues to celebrate one of the most famous sofas of our times: the Maralunga. A journey that traces the making of a legend, from its creation in the seventies through to today’s fresh new edition, the ...
The LC50 Project competition, inspired by the work of Le Corbusier
Cassina, the only authorised company to produce the furniture by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, and INTERNI, the...
1965-2015: a golden anniversary for Italian manufacture and the masters of 20th Century design
2015 is an important year, firstly to commemorate Le Corbusier’s death and, above all, to celebrate one of the most...
The “objets à réaction poétique”, in the words of Le Corbusier, are objects that have a strong evocative power.
Objects that he loved to surround himself with as they evoke memories and provoke fantasies.
With this...
Cassina SimonCollezione in continuous expansion
Following the acquisition in 2013 of the historical brand Simon, founded by Dino Gavina and Maria Simoncini in the 1960’s, Cassina continues its quest to develop projects...
“I would have liked to have been a director, but I only know how to design chairs.” Michele De Lucchi
 
An innovative architectural project stimulates furniture design
Michele De Lucchi first imagined the 298 (UniCredit Pavilion Project) chair as the seating for...
The LC50 Project competition, inspired by the work of Le Corbusier
Cassina, the only authorised company to produce the furniture by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, and INTERNI, the...
Jaime Hayon presents a new collection of objects for Cassina inspired by the organic shapes of Le ...
19th January 2015. Research and innovation are the essential themes of Cassina’s presentation at immcologne this year. The brand presents product innovation for designs by the contemporary figures ...
4 Diciembre 2014. ¿Estás cómodamente sentado? Entonces empezamos. Cassina presenta otra historia fascinante, una historia de herencia, investigación e innovación, sobre su amplia colección de sillas, en exposición en Cassina...
1965-2015: a golden anniversary for Italian manufacture and the masters of 20th Century design
 
2015 will be an important year, firstly to commemorate Le Corbusier’s death and, above all, to celebrate one ...
04. 09. 2014

Cassina celebrates the 40th anniversary of Maralunga, the iconic sofa by Vico Magistretti with a project that narrates the past, the present and the future....

02. 07. 2014

June 2014. The Italian architect Mario Bellini tours Singapore, Taipei and Shanghai to talk about his strong relationship with Cassina and the international architectural projects which have made him one of the most influential architects of our times.

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Convegno 6 giugno, ore 18 a Le Murate. Progetti Arte Contemporanea

Con Pernette Perriand-Barsac (figlia e assistente di Charlotte Perriand), Jacques Barsac (esperto delle opere di Charlotte Perriand e curatore dell’archivio), Barbara Lehmann (Responsabile dell’Archivio Storico Cassina) e...

20. 05. 2014

D’Days 2014
OP ! by Patrick Norguet

The Cassina Paris Showroom hosts a project installation inspired by kinetic art and Op art from the 1960s, which takes the form of large, translucent screen-printed panels fitted within 5 beams/bases which...

LC4 CP chaise-longue by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand
an homage by Cassina to Charlotte Perriand for the occasion of the 2014 Louis Vuitton Icônes Collection
Saddlery craftsmanship developed with Louis Vuitton
now on show in Los Angeles...

23. 04. 2014

D’Days 2014
OP ! by Patrick Norguet


The Cassina Paris Showroom hosts a project installation inspired by kinetic art and Op art from the 1960s, which takes the form of large, translucent screen-printed panels fitted within 5 beams/bases...

Cassina presents the limited edition LC4 CP chaise-longue, an homage to Charlotte Perriand for the occasion of the 2014 Louis Vuitton Icônes Collection in the exhibition “Charlotte Perriand un'icona della modernità”

Cassina shares its passion with Louis Vuitton for Charlotte Perriand...

Cassina acquiert la marque historique Simon, réaffirmant sa vocation de porte-parole de l’excellence du design Made in Italy

Cassina acquiert la marque Simon, entreprise du groupe Estel : un geste important pour cette manufacture italienne, qui reste un patrimoine nationale....

Cool Since 1974
Cassina celebrates the 40th anniversary of Maralunga, the iconic sofa by Vico Magistretti with a project that narrates the past, the present and the future.

The Cassina showroom in Milan pays tribute to one of the most famous sofas of our times: the Maralunga. A...

An exchange of letters that created a friendship and led to an outstanding project Pecs desk by Marcel Breuer, Cassina SimonCollezione

"We can say that, just like James Joyce is above all a writer for writers, Marcel Breuer can be considered a designer for designers." Dino Gavina...

Constant research and development of the cornerstones of furniture design

Cassina has launched a research and development programme for a selection of products that, following the recent acquisition of the historic brand Simon, have become part of the Cassina SimonCollezione...

LC5 sofa, Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand - Cassina I Maestri Collection

An authentic project for today’s home, directly from Le Corbusier’s apartment
Le Corbusier designed this large sofa with Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand...

Torei, small architectures in new finishes
The Torei collection of graphic tables, designed by Luca Nichetto for Cassina in 2012, has been extended with new finishes and shapes offering a wider choice of pieces to play with like a colourful jigsaw puzzle. The tables are now available...

Cassina presents for the first time new re-editions by Charlotte Perriand in wood, typical of the company’s high quality carpentry workmanship and testimony to the pioneering architect’s inspiring travels through the Orient

Indochine: noble materials for Charlotte Perriand’s...

1=2 and 2=1: colour combinations for the versatile tables designed by Jean Nouvel

A new name for Cassina
Architect Jean Nouvel is a new name for the Cassina collection with the introduction of the 1=2 tables, acquired in 2013 from the Zeritalia...

8, a sign of infinite perfection by Piero Lissoni

8: perfect proportions and comfort
Following on from the symmetrical design of the Toot sofa designed by Piero Lissoni for Cassina in 2009, 8 (in Italian otto) is the perfect conclusion to this...

The M10 chair, suspended between innovation and tradition

A constructive challenge
The light and balanced design of the M10 chair is seemingly simple and inviting. However, behind this refined chair there is an important project challenge that...

Floating Forest A sensorial natural habitat designed by the Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto

On entering Cassina’s stand at the Salone del Mobile in Rho Fiera, a sense of wellbeing immediately overcomes the visitor creating an intrinsic balance between man, nature, comfort and the...

Vico: Jaime Hayon’s metamorphosis of the sofa by Cassina

A new young talent for the Cassina Collection
Spanish designer and artist Jaime Hayon is a fresh and talented figure in today’s contemporary design world. Influenced at a young age by...

03. 04. 2014

Featuring the Integrated Cassina Worldwide Store Concept
 
Los Angeles, December 2013
- Cassina, the leading design and lifestyle brand that represents Italian excellence throughout the world, reopens its doors to unveil a new design. The 2,500 square foot...

A new name for Cassina
Architect Jean Nouvel is a new name for the Cassina collection with the introduction of the 1=2 tables, acquired in 2013 from the Zeritalia brand at the same time as the acquisition of the historic Italian brand Simon. Now this range of tables,...

30. 03. 2014

To celebrate the Barrel Taliesin model, a larger version of the iconic original Barrel chair, will be presented during ICFF.
May 2014. The Italian contemporary furniture design brand Cassina returns to represent the legendary American architect Frank Lloyd...

An authentic project for today’s home, directly from Le Corbusier’s apartment
Le Corbusier designed this large sofa with Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand for the living room of his apartment on rue Nungesser-et-Coli 24 in Paris where...

26. 03. 2014

Boston, March 26, 2014 - Cassina shares its passion with Louis Vuitton for Charlotte Perriand, one of the most pioneering architects from the 20th Century, with a comprehensive project: an encounter which combines furnishings, fashion and photography to honour...

25. 03. 2014

New York, March 25, 2014 - Cassina shares its passion with Louis Vuitton for Charlotte Perriand, one of the most pioneering architects from the 20th Century, with a comprehensive project: an encounter which combines furnishings, fashion and photography to honour this magnificent...

Cassina shares its passion with Louis Vuitton for Charlotte Perriand and launches a limited edition (1000 pieces) of the evocative LC4 chaise-longue designed by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand to honour this pioneering architect.
 
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For the first time, Cassina Contract and Daniel Libeskind present their fruitful partnership for the furnishing of the lobbies of the new residential buildings designed by Libeskind for CityLife to a public of architects and journalists.
In fact, Daniel Libeskind is the prestigious architect...

13. 01. 2014

Cassina returns to the immcologne fair with projects by Philippe Starck, Luca Nichetto and Patrick Norguet and introduces architect Jean Nouvel as part of its collection.
 
13th January 2014. Cassina returns to the immcologne fair with some of the most important names from the...

Miami, December 2013. Cassina shares its passion with Louis Vuitton for Charlotte Perriand, one of the most pioneering architects from the 20th Century, with a comprehensive project which debuts with a special exhibition in Miami: an encounter which combines furnishings,...

A new look for Cassina’s showroom in Meda
Meda 10th October 2013. Cassina has inaugurated a new showroom in Meda as part of a project to invest in its surrounding territory with the aim of improving and developing its production area.
Cassina’s...

Meda, 26th September 2013. Cassina has acquired the Simon brand from the Estel group, an encouraging sign for the Italian manufacturing industry, which remains one of the country’s most important assets. Cassina’s decision was inspired by the iconic collection which brings together and represents the key moments in...

15 mln Euro of incremental revenues expected in next 5 years

Milan, 20 June 2013. The Poltrona Frau Group, through Cassina S.p.a., has acquired from Estel S.p.a. the Simon brand. An encouraging signal in this particular historical moment for the Italian design industry, which...

Lancé à Milan en avril 2013, l’univers du sofa MyWorld créé pour Cassina par Philippe Starck appartient déjà à demain. Car il relève le défi de s’adapter aux besoins et aux habitudes d’un monde en perpétuelle mutation, autant qu’à l’individualité de chacun.
Pour les D-DAYS 2013, Philippe Starck le confie à l’...

Karl Lagerfeld unveils the scenography

Oversized prints of his exclusive photography on show at the Cassina showroom


The Cassina showroom in Milan opens its doors to the creativity of the fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld during the Salone del Mobile and hosts a special installation...

08. 04. 2013

The impact of new technologies on furniture Cassina and carlorattiassociati for the Our Universe project.

The first floor of the Cassina showroom in Milan transforms into an experimental laboratory during the Salone del Mobile thanks to the brand’s collaboration with the...

The revolution of the lounge system

“We live in a schizophrenic society. Let's assume that. My World is a cocoon, a nest, a world where we can be egocentric and comfortably commune with our own shadow or collect some snatches of news from the world, that is said to be real.”...

08. 04. 2013

Technology from the car industry results in an innovative chair that recalls the elegance of Japanese origami

“The inspiration behind the Motek chair is a sheet of paper, which is flexible and lightweight by nature.
In theory, a sheet of paper cannot bear weight, but the...

08. 04. 2013

Three re-editions of tables by the great masters: the visible lightness in the work of Franco Albini and the constructive rigour of Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand

Cassina expands its collection with signature tables suitable for all homes thanks to their compact...

08. 04. 2013

P22 - Patrick Norguet
Cassina challenges a new designer: Patrick Norguet reveals P22, a contemporary interpretation of the classic bergère armchair

My intention was to design a relaxing armchair, respecting classic traditions but at the same time mixing modern influences.
Patrick...

21. 02. 2013

Cassina at Neue Werkstätten

Japan, a great source of inspiration for creativity. This is the starting point of Cassina’s presentation that will take place during the Munich Creative Business Week at Neue Werkstätten. A journey to the Orient that brings together authentic projects by the...

15. 02. 2013

Delve into The Secret Archive of Cassina and discover the Refuge Tonneau, a futuristic space shuttle-mountain shelter on show for the first time at the Die Neue Sammlung International Design Museum

16 - 24 February, 2013

During the Munich...

Karl Lagerfeld photographie Cassina
In an international premier, the Cassina showroom in Paris transforms into an art gallery and presents the authentic photographic tableaux by Karl Lagerfeld “gigantic portraits” of the Cassina furniture.

Paris, 31 January 2013. In a completely empty space...

Piero Lissoni, Luca Nichetto and Philippe Starck

14th January 2013. At the newly opened Cassina showroom in Cologne sensorial sensations are emphasised through the use of fabric, leather and wood. The modular Miloe and welcoming La Mise sofas, the new Moov bed part of the Sleeping...

Le Corbusier 1952 - Cassina Reconstruction 2006
December 6, 2012 – January 12, 2013
Cassina is a Proud Sponsor of Design Miami 2012. An Official Design Miami Satellite Exhibition


Cassina, in collaboration with the Le Corbusier Foundation, is proud...

For the first time a furniture brand interpreted in his photography

Paris, 27th November 2012. Cassina is proud to announce the extraordinary collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld. The fashion and creative icon has chosen to create an original photographic project for the Italian brand...

PRESS RELEASE: 8th November 2012 Cassina launches a new showroom designed by Piero Lissoni in London

The leading Italian design and lifestyle brand confirms its authentic soul for pioneering design and opens its first UK showroom...

SLEEPING AUTHENTIC

Rodolfo Dordoni, Piero Lissoni, Philippe Starck - a new collection of signature beds enriching Cassina’s sleeping culture.

Milan, 20th September 2012. Sleeping Authentic is the original interpretation of the sleeping area....

Another limited edition for the iconic armchair designed by Franco Albini together with his collaborator Franca Helg. Today Cassina proposes a very particular reinterpretation of the Tre Pezzi Wool armchair, this time in black Mongolian goat hair. The high quality upholstery of the black Tre Pezzi Wool armchair has...

MARCO PIVA CHOOSES CASSINA CONTRACT FOR THE NEW HOTEL GALLIA IN MILAN
An important renovation project that unites both the past and the future, at the very heart of the
capital of design.

Cassina Contract and the renowned Italian architect and designer Marco Piva collaborate on a...

Design Village, via Solari 35

The gesture of the designer, their hand, a sketch, an idea. The authenticity of a project is an ever
innovative process of thought, insight and research, which Cassina identifies and values starting from the
original creative heart, combining its...

State-of-the-art modularity: Nuage, a family of bookshelves and cupboards by Charlotte Perriand for Cassina

Renowned for her groundbreaking furnishing designs, Charlotte Perriand never stopped studying and thinking about cupboards and bookshelves throughout her long career as an architect....

Miloe. Harmony and comfort for all homes Piero Lissoni, Cassina I Contemporanei Collection

More than a sofa, Miloe is a landscape in which to recognise and rediscover yourself - a skyline to be modelled into the most comfortable configurations each time, making you feel...

Luca Nichetto, a new designer interprets Cassina with La Mise, a decorative haute couture sofa  

La Mise wears its upholstery in a casual manner, like an informal dress - soft, rich and slightly padded. The sofa, the result of a new collaboration with the Italian...

Enter the Refuge Tonneau, a futuristic space shuttle-mountain shelter  that can be visited for the first time thanks to Cassina’s authentic reconstruction

Cassina has developed the first full reconstruction of the Refuge Tonneau...

Pantheon table. Far Eastern Conviviality
Mario Bellini - Cassina I Contemporanei Collection

A reinterpretation of the iconic La Rotonda table
Mario Bellini revisits the iconic La Rotonda table which he designed for Cassina in 1976 and gives it a new...

To complete the sofa La Mise, Nichetto has also designed Torei, a collection of graphic and essential side tables that have a strong Japanese influence. The solid wood table top, laminated in black or natural ash, has been hollowed out like a tray and rests on light metal supports. The tables of...

An authentic and exciting array of projects, including two 2012 Interior Innovation Award winners

Cassina presents its new collections to the German market
The first Cassina Outdoor Collection, a highly technological revival of some of the most...

Cassina awarded the Wallpaper Design Award 2012 for the LC1 Outdoor armchair by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand

11th January 2012. The LC1 Outdoor armchair, the icon of modern rationalism adapted for outdoor use, has...