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03. 04. 2017

Curator:Felix Burrichter, editor, creative director, and founder of PIN–UP magazine in New York.Featuring interviews with:

"This Will Be The Place"

03. 04. 2017

Cassina 9.0: an installation to mark the brand's 90th anniversary.

16. 03. 2017

On the 15th of March Cassina inaugurated a second directly owned store in Paris. Situated in the Marais, the 230m2 space has been developed in a historical 17th Century building.

19. 01. 2017

1925. Presented at the Pavillon de l’Esprit Nouveau by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, this revolutionary  project was originally conceived for the office and the need to freely organise objects and space, resulting in modules reminiscent of architectural compositions.

19. 01. 2017

On show works designed by the Milanese architect for Cassina, sponsor of the exhibit.

"Mario Bellini. Italian Beauty"

16. 01. 2017

In-store Philosophy 3: a new way of communicating in-store.For its 90th anniv

06. 12. 2016

Cassina presents new red lacquered versions of two icons that will celebrate their anniversaries in 2017: the Nuvola Rossa bookshelf (40 years) and the 699 Superleggera chair (60 years).

24. 11. 2016

Cassina has opened a 360m2 showroom in Barrio Salamanca, an area of Madrid that hosts a number of high-end brands from the luxury market. The project for the two floor store with three windows that look out onto Calle Lagasca was carried out by the Contract division of Cassina.

Cassina Madrid: a new directly owned store in the Salamanca district, designed by the brand’s Art Director Patricia Urquiola.

23. 11. 2016

Cassina has opened a showroom located close to Nanjing West Road, an area that hosts high-end fashion and lifestyle brands.

08. 11. 2016

The project, by NewYork designer Adam D. Tihany, includes made-to-measure furniture that stands out for its high quality, versatility and fine materials. The hotel’s room are spacious and designed down to the finest of details following a tailor-made process to satisfy the needs of a demanding clientele.

08. 11. 2016

As part of the lead up to Cassina’s 90th anniversary next year, the brand is investing in its historical headquarters in Meda. To start the works a series of offices have been refurbished with a project that follows a concept by Patricia Urquiola.

02. 11. 2016

Cassina’s 1=2 tables designed by the 2008 Pritzker Prize winning architect Jean Nouvel are part of the "Jean Nouvel, mes meubles d’architecte" exhibit now on show at the Musée Des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, in partnership with Jean Nouvel Design.

27. 10. 2016

Cassina has opened its third direct store in Italy after the historical showrooms in Milano and Meda.

25. 10. 2016

On the 18th of November 2016, Cassina will open its first direct store in Asia, in Shanghai. The 180m2 showroom, distributed on two floors, is close to Nanjing West Road, an area that hosts high end fashion and lifestyle brands.

12. 10. 2016

The Ico chair, designed by Ora-Ito, has been added to the Pompidou Centre’s permanent collection alongside other iconic pieces by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand, Toshiyuki Kita, Vico Magistretti, Gio Ponti, Gaetano Pesce and Gerrit T. Rietveld.

The Pompidou Centre welcomes a new model by Cassina.

07. 10. 2016

The project-installation “Elle Decor Grand Hotel”, on show at Palazzo Morando in Milan from 5 to 22 October, has been interpreted by two leading architects: Piero Lissoni, author of the project for the public spaces, conceived like a “Hôtel Particulier”, and Patricia Urquiola, who has designed the more private setti

Elle Decor Grand Hotel

21. 09. 2016

In November 2016, Cassina will open a new 360m2 DOS, directly owned store, in the most exclusive Salamanca district of Madrid which hosts a number of high-end brands from the luxury market.

Cassina Showroom Madrid, coming soon.

21. 09. 2016

Cassina explores the concept of identity with a special installation featuring the newly launched Gender armchair by Patricia Urquiola, alongside a photography exhibition entitled “Exactitudes

London Design Festival 2016: “What’s your Gender?” An installation about identities.

01. 09. 2016

A window into the contemporary world of Cassina.

Origins of the Future - Paris Design Week 2016

20. 07. 2016

The UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has listed 17 works by Le Corbusier in 7 countries (Argentina, Belgium, France, Germany, India, Japan, Switzerland) as world heritage si

12. 04. 2016

A reflection on the future of Cassina, without losing sight of its past

Origins of the Future

11. 04. 2016

Origins of the Future is a reflection on the future of Cassina. In the lead up to its 90th anniversary which will be celebrated in 2017, the company is looking ahead to construct the next 90 years of design culture and heritage.

Origins of the Future.

17. 03. 2016

Cassina launches a new advertising campaign which once again uniquely brings the product to the centre stage.

The Other Conversation, Cassina continues the intriguing dialogue between architecture and design in its new ADV campaign

08. 03. 2016

Cassina participates for the first time at Design Shanghai, strengthening the brand’s presence in China where, over the past two years, it has opened two mono-brand stores respectively in Beijing and Shanghai.

Cassina debuts at Design Shanghai with Patricia Urquiola

27. 01. 2016

C90: looking towards the future without losing sight of the company’s origins

C90

18. 12. 2015

After his first visit to China with Cassina in 2014, the Italian architect Mario Bellini returns and debuts in Beijing and Chengdu to speak about his longstanding relationship with the brand and the international projects which have made him one of the most

Mario Bellini returns to China with the A Passion Called 'Project' tour

11. 12. 2015

C90: looking towards the future without losing sight of the company’s origins

Countdown C90: the first 5 MutAzioni projects revealed at imm cologne 2016 in a home environment designed by Patricia Urquiola

02. 12. 2015

The concept of the Cassina Midtown New York Showroom, executed by Cassina’s Contract Division, has been designed by Patricia Urquiola in an exciting first time collaboration.

Cassina Midtown New York Showroom: a first project with Patricia Urquiola

02. 12. 2015

This Holiday Season Cassina presents the Baby Utrecht armchair for the smaller family members.

Great masters for the little ones. Baby Utrecht, for a family celebration.

05. 10. 2015

Cassina features the exhibition Charlotte Perriand - An Icon of Modernity in Sydney and Melbourne in collaboration with its local partner Cult.

An international tour for Pernette Perriand-Barsac

05. 10. 2015

The installation Day Off / A Green Retreat for Outdoor Living by Diego Grandi exhibited at the Cersaie 2015 trade fair, is a cross-cultural project which takes inspiration from Le Corbusier and the Cabanon, his summer home on the French Riviera.

Cassina with Diego Grandi at Cersaie 2015

21. 09. 2015

Cassina starts a new and important chapter of its development thanks to the collaboration with the designer Patricia Urquiola who has been nominated Art Director of the brand.  

Patricia Urquiola nominated Art Director of Cassina

25. 08. 2015

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. 

Cape Town Cassina Monobrand store

19. 06. 2015

The traditional Dragon Dance Ceremony started celebrations for the inauguration of the new Cassina mono-brand store on the 16th of June in Vietnam.

Nuovo monomarca per Cassina in Vietnam

17. 06. 2015

Cassina expands in the Mexican residential market thanks to the collaboration with the local partner Piacere from Mexico City. The official launch was supported by the designer Philippe Starck who gave a brief introduction to his products in the Cassina collection and talked about his design philosophy in general.

A new dealership for Cassina in Mexico in collaboration with its exclusive partner Piacere

08. 06. 2015

Mario Bellini tours multiple U.S. cities to speak about his longstanding relationship with Cassina and the international projects which have made him one of the most influential architects of our time.

Mario Bellini tours the U.S.  A Passion called ‘Project’: an authentic account where design meets architecture

29. 05. 2015

During the D’Days festival, from the 2nd to 6th of June 2015, the Cassina showroom in Paris presents the scenography ‘Modulo’, an homage to Le Corbusier by Ora Ito.

Cassina pays homage to Le Corbusier with a scenography designed by Ora Ito for D'Days 2015

10. 04. 2015

The founding fathers of Italian industrial design meet again in the Cassina catalogue which has been enhanced with three works that have shaped the history of Italian design: the Antropus, Lady and Woodline armchairs designed by Marco Zanuso (1916-2001).

Il rivoluzionario pensiero industriale di Marco Zanuso

01. 04. 2015

‘LC50 Project’ (Le Corbusier, Jeanneret, Perriand)  

A Celebration of Contemporary Icons

26. 03. 2015

Stand D01-E06 Cassina invites you to discover the new collection   Adjacent Stand Visit the Cassina Theatre, featuring the documentary “Le Corbusier 50, stories of encounters that have revolutionised design” In partnership with SkyArte HD

Salone del Mobile 2015

12. 02. 2015

Today the brand presents the LC Collection with new colours, new forms and new materials.

A new film on-line for the 50th anniversary of the LC Collection

20. 01. 2015

From the 22nd to the 28th of January, the Cassina Showroom Paris will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LC Collection (Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand) with a special scenography.

Cassina celebra il 50° anniversario della Collezione LC con grandi innovazioni ‘green’ presso lo Showroom Cassina Paris

15. 01. 2015

The timeless design icon which celebrated its 40th birthday last year with a new version, Maralunga 40, and a limited edition,

Maralunga sofa by Vico Magistretti at the Wallpaper* Design Awards 2015

05. 12. 2014

From the 19th of April, after more than 13 years and despite numerous attempts to change the law, the Italian Industrial Property Code now states that all those who produce or commercialise imitations of products protected by copyright can be punished by law as counterfeiters.This is an important step towards the re

Counterfeit furniture finally illegal in Italy

05. 12. 2014

Inside the new Rizzoli Galleria bookstore in Milan a series of projects by Cassina can be found in an inviting and cultural atmosphere.

The culture of contemporary design  at the Rizzoli Galleria bookstore in Milan

28. 10. 2014

For the anniversary of the MM1 line of the Milanese underground designed by Franco Albini and Franca Helg, Cassina presents a new version of the Tre Pezzi armchair designed in 1959, in collaboration with the Franco Albini Foundation.

Tre Pezzi Metropolitana

21. 10. 2014

Cassina has opened a new 100m2 area in the centre of Turin with its local partner Ferrero. The Cassina space is located on the ground floor of the antique Casa delle Colonne building, designed by the architect Alessandro Antonelli in 1853, and has six windows and a separate entrance.

New branded space in Turin

24. 09. 2014

Vico sofa by Jaime Hayon featured in AD France (August/ September) and Corriere della Sera Living (September)

Vico sofa by Jaime Hayon featured in AD France and Corriere della Sera Living

12. 09. 2014

Cassina shares its passion with Louis Vuitton for Charlotte Perriand, one of the most pioneering architects from the 20th Century, with the installation “Charlotte Perriand, an icon of modernity”, a comprehensive project to honour this magnificent contemporary legend on show at the Cassina Showro

"Charlotte Perriand, an icon of modernity" - London Design Festival

02. 09. 2014

The Cassina showroom in Paris pays tribute to one of the most famous sofas of our times, the Maralunga, for the whole month of September 2014.

Cool Since 1974: Cassina celebrates the 40th anniversary of Maralunga

31. 07. 2014

Cassina showcases a special installation at its London Showroom during the London Design Festival to honour the magnificent contemporary architect Charlotte Perriand.

London Design Festival, Charlotte Perriand

01. 07. 2014

Mario Bellini tours Asia and presents an authentic account where design meets architecture.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 architect

A Passion called ‘Project’

13. 06. 2014

The German magazine Hauser features the Cassina carpentry workshop.

Cassina news Hauser falegnameria rivista press design autentico

09. 06. 2014

The 500m2 showroom, distributed on two floors, is located in Str. Timirjazeva. Here the group’s brands have their own areas which best represent each distinctive identity, proposing a wide selection of Italian made products.

Cassina inaugurates a new space in Minsk

03. 06. 2014

The exhibition Charlotte Perriand, un'icona della modernità, produced by Cassina and organised by the City of Florence in collaboration with Selfhabitat Cultura, is part of a series of cultural events for 2014 which will take place from the 7th to the 28th June in the former prison’s complex.

Charlotte Perriand, un'icona della modernità on show at Le Murate, Florence

19. 05. 2014

D’Days 2014, OP ! by Patrick Norguet, 20/05/14  

Designer's Days

16. 05. 2014

Cassina 2014 Collection presentation Featuring special guest Jaime Hayon, designer of the Vico sofa.Frank Lloyd Wright again exclusive to the Cassina Collection in North America.

ICFF New York 2014

17. 04. 2014

Watch the Factory it-girls in the MFL backstage video with Louis Vuitton at Cassina’s carpentry workshop  

Factory it-girls

08. 04. 2014

Cassina festeggia i 40 anni di Maralunga, il divano icona firmato Vico Magistrettiin un progetto che racconta il passato, il presente e il futuro.                                                                  

Cool Since 1974

04. 04. 2014

Visit Franco Albini’s studio and discover his furniture for which Cassina has the exclusive worldwide rights.

See where it all started

03. 04. 2014

An exhibition in Munich dedicated to Charlotte Perriand to officially present the 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.Cassina celebrates the Munich launch o

LC4 CP chaise-longue by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand

03. 04. 2014

Cassina inaugurates a 450m2 monobrand store in Barcelona in an exclusive partnership with MINIM.

Cassina opens a monobrand store in Barcelona

19. 03. 2014

Cassina Showroom Milano during the Salone del Mobile presents Avant-garde Retro

Avant-garde Retro

19. 03. 2014

Cassina presents the new 2014 collection at the Salone del Mobile, Rho Fiera.

Floating Forest

11. 02. 2014

Cassina Contract and Daniel Libeskind present the made to measure furnishings by Cassina Contract for the communal areas of the lobbies of the new Residenze Libeskind, the urban complex made up of 5 buildings in the CityLife project.

Cassina Contract e Daniel Libeskind presentano gli arredi su misura realizzati da Cassina Contract per le aree comuni delle lobby dei nuovi edifici Residenze Libeskind

22. 01. 2014

Cassina showcases a unique and colourful installation at its Paris showroom during Maison & Objet as an homage to the pioneering architect Charlotte Perriand: an encounter which combines furniture re-editions by Cassina and fashion by Louis Vuitton to honour this magnificent contemporary legend.

Cassina condivide la propria passione con Louis Vuitton per Charlotte Perriand e presenta “Charlotte Perriand une icône de la modernité”

07. 01. 2014

During the fair the Cassina showroom, inaugurated last year in Spichernstraße, will host the presentation of Cassina SimonCollezione with a design talk with Prof. Axel Kufus and Arch. Tobia Scarpa: The Origins of Italian Design Meet.  

SimonCollezione presso lo showroom di Cassina a Colonia

07. 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.

Cassina torna alla fiera di immcologne

06. 12. 2013

Cassina shares its passion with Louis Vuitton for Charlotte Perriand with the travelling photographic exhibition: “Charlotte Perriand - A Modernist Pioneer, from Avant-garde Design to Photography” which debuts at the Cassina showroom in Miami during Design Miami/Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 and succes

MOSTRA CHARLOTTE PERRIAND

03. 12. 2013

Cassina shares its passion with Louis Vuitton for Charlotte Perriand, one of the most pioneering ar

LC4 CP: un omaggio di Cassina a Charlotte Perriand in occasione della Collezione Icone 2014 di Louis Vuitton

23. 10. 2013

Cassina opens its first monobrand store in Beijing in an exclusive partnership with the renowned designer and interior decorator Mr. Li Wanli, from Beijing Yingfalishi Ltd. Co.

Cassina inaugura il primo showroom monomarca a Pechino presso Furniture Mall North Easy Home

22. 10. 2013

Read the interview with Luca Nichetto organized by Cassina and published on

JUST ONE NICHETTO - Intervista Financial Times

11. 10. 2013

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.  

Lo showroom di Cassina a Meda si rinnova

04. 07. 2013

The Be Original manifesto. 15 concrete proposals to improve the protection of original design.

Be Original

21. 06. 2013

From the 1st of July Cassina acquires historic Simon brand.

Cassina acquisisce Simon da Estel

18. 06. 2013

Cassina is proud to announce that its authentic reconstruction of the Cabanon, Le Corbusier's summer house, is on view as part of The Museum of Modern Art's exhibition Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes. The exhibition, organized by guest curator Jean-Louis Cohen, Sheldon H.

Il Cabanon è presentato all’interno della mostra Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes presso The Museum of Modern Art.

08. 04. 2013

Visit our Architects Area and sign up, if not yet done. You will have access to special contents and you will be able to receive  the preview of the news coming from Cassina. 

Scopri le novità 2013 di Cassina

05. 04. 2013

Cassina continues to promote the cultural values of furniture and is proud to announce its collaboration with the Triennale Design Museum and Fragile at the Biblioteca di Santa Maria Incoronata during the Salone del Mobile. The Syndrome of Influence.

Cassina, quando il design diventa arte: Milano

03. 04. 2013

Biblioteca di Santa Maria Incoronata, corso Garibaldi 116, Milan. 4th - 14th of April 2013.

Bracciodiferro, Gaetano Pesce – Alessandro Mendini, 1971 – 1975

14. 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 from 16 - 24 February, 2013

CASSINA EXPLORATIONS in mostra alla Pinacoteca Die Neue Sammlung - International Design Museum.

17. 12. 2012

We have the pleasure of inviting you to discover the new Cassina showroom in Cologne. New models designed by Piero Lissoni, Luca Nichetto and Charlotte Perriand displayed in a modern “In Store Philosophy” environment.   PASSAGEN _ EVENT 15th January 2013, 7 pm  

Design Village - Cologne

16. 12. 2012

As well as the his projects designed for Cassina, Luca Nichetto has also chosen various Cassina models for his Das Haus living environment which particularly focuses on sustainability and nature.

Cassina protagonista di Das Haus di Luca Nichetto – ospite d’onore di imm cologne

05. 11. 2012

25th  October 2012. Cassina inaugurates a 170 square metre Showroom at the Poltrona Frau Gropu Design Village Cologne. Germany has historically been an important market for Cassina and this opening confirms the brand’s will to further develop its presence.

Ottobre 2012, apre il nuovo showroom Cassina a Colonia

21. 09. 2012

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

Sleeping Authentic

19. 09. 2012

The space, about 1.000 square metres, opens huge windows on the main street and shows the three premium brand products in an open space furnished with real solutions as private ambiences.

Settembre 2012, apre il nuovo showroom di Gruppo a Monaco

10. 09. 2012

Cassina London flagship showroom is now open.

Cassina apre il suo primo showroom del Regno Unito

05. 09. 2012

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.

Tre Pezzi Wool nera di Franco Albini … non la pecora nera di questa famiglia

23. 05. 2012

Cassina Brussels: ART & DESIGN event 24th May – 30th June 2012 Cassina flagship store, Avenue Louise 154, Brussels  

Cassina Brussels: ART&DESIGN 2012

04. 05. 2012

Le Collezioni di Le Corbusier e Charlotte Perriand in mostra alla Fondazione Pescheria in collaborazione con Cassina e Casarredo.  

Authentic Colour

30. 03. 2012

Design Village, via Solari 35  

Authentic By Design 2012

12. 03. 2012

Almost a 1.000 enjoyed the Authentic color exhibition of Le Corbusier, Jeanneret and Charlotte Periand collection. This networking event brought together design lovers, architects, facility managers and all people from the furniture business .

Authentic Color Event at Canoof in Breda, The Netherlands

24. 02. 2012

24th February 2012. Cassina, the brand that represents Italian excellence throughout the world, opens its first shop-in-shop in Singapore in collaboration with its new local partner Dream Interiors. 

Cassina si espande a Singapore, in partnership con Dream Interionrs

13. 01. 2012

Elle Decoration UK launches the campaign ‘Equal Rights for Design’  in defense of copyright laws.   Granting copyright to works of design in the UK is important in order to protect the heritage of Italian design in the world.

Elle Decoration UK lancia la campagna ‘Equal Rights for Design’

13. 01. 2012

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

Wallpaper Design Awards

13. 01. 2012

"Milano Design Village" KÖLN   Halle 11.2 Gang H - J   Stand H 010 and H 020   KÖLN 16th to 22th January 2012

"Milano Design Village" 2012