Industry Sources

The industry arose during the nineteenth century. Selective furniture companies have promoted the culture of design by publishing books, sponsoring gallery exhibitions, and coordinating international conferences. As industry has grown in political and economic

strength, it has assumed a greater academic and cultural responsibility. Contemporary fur­niture companies renowned for educating and evolving the culture of design include Alessi, B & B Italia, Cassina, Fritz Hansen, Giogetti, Herman Miller, Kartell, Louis Poulsen, Olivetti, Thonet, Vitra, and Zanotta.

The following manufacturers represent a small portion of the global picture but are included here to establish a basis for those furniture companies discussed in this book. They all contribute to the culture of design through their production, manufacturing, and market­ing efforts. The following manufacturers are listed by name with their addresses, contact phone numbers, and websites:

Acerbis International, S. p.A.

via Brusaporto, 31 24068 Seriate, Italy +39.035294222 www. acerbisinternational .com

Alias

via Della Marine, 5

24064 Grumello del Monte,

Italy

+39.0354422511

www. aliasusa. com

Arflex S. p.A. via Pizzo Scalino, 1 20833 Giussano, Italy + 39.0362853043 www. arflex. it

Artek Oy AB Etelacsplanadi 18 00130 Helsinki,

Finland

0106173480

www. artek. fi

Artemide, S. p.A. via Corso Monforte, 19 20122 Milan, Italy +39.0276006930 www. artemide. com

Baleri Italia S. p.A via Felice Cavallotti, 8 20122 Milan, Italy + 1 15.79020154 www. cerrutibaleri. com

Benhardt

4916 Hickory Blvd.

Hickory, NC

828.313.0795

www. bernhardt. com

Bernini via Milano, 8

20020 Ceriano Laghetto, Italy + 39.0296469293 www. bernini. it

B & B Italia

Strada Provinciale, 32 22060 Novendrate, Italy + 39.031795111 www. bebitalia. it

Boffi

via Oberdan, 70 20823 Lentate sul Seveso Milan, Italy + 39.03625341 www. boffi. com

Cappellini via Marconi, 35 22060 Arosio, Italy + 39.031759111 www. cappellini. it

Cassina

via Busnelli, 1

20821 Meda, Italy

+39.03623721

www. cassina. it

Danko

c/o Yorkshire Furniture 130 N. Charles Street Rear Red Lion, PA 17356 www. peterdanko. com

Driade S. p.A.

via Padana Inferiore, 12/A 29012 Fossadello di Caorso, Italy

+ 39.0523818650 www. driade. com

Fiam Italia, S. p.A. via Ancona, 1/B 61010 Tavullia, Italy + 39.072120051 www. fiamitalia. it

Flexform, S. p.A. via Einaudi, 23/25 20036 Meda, Italy +39.800829070 www. flexform. it

Flou, S. p.A. via Cardorna,12 20821 Meda, Italy +39.03623731 www. flou. it

Fritz Hansen Eft. A/S Allerodvej 8 DK-3450 Allerod,

Denmark

+45.48172300

www. fritzhansen. com

GebrQder Thonet Gmbh Michael Thonet Strasse 1/D 35066 Frankenberg, Germany www. thonet. de

Ghianda via Desio, 53 Bovisio Masciago,

Italy

0362 590331

www. pierluigighianda. com

Giorgetti, S. p.A.

Via Manzoni, 20 20821 Meda, Italy www. mobile. giorgetti. eu

GF Furniture Systems 418 E. Dennick Youngstown, OH 44501 330.533.7799 www. gfoffice. com

Gubi

2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

+45.33326368

www. gubi. dk

Gufram

via I Maggio, 20 10070 Grosso, Italy www. gufram. com

HAG AS

P. O. Box 5055 Majorstuen N-0301 Oslo, Norway +47.22595900 www. hag. no

Johannes Hansens Mobelsnedkeri and AP Stolen

Haungaard Mobler A/S Frederikshavnsvej 39 9800 Hjorring, Denmark +4598902121 www. haungaard. dk

Haworth

One Haworth Center Holland, MI 49423 616.393.3000 www. haworth. com

Herman Miller, Inc.

855 East Main Ave.

Zeeland, MI 49464

888.798.0202

www. hermanmiller. com

IKEA of Sweden, AB Almhult, Sweden www. ikea. com

Kallemo AB Box 605

33126 Varnamo, Sweden

+46.037015000

www. kallemo. se

Kartell

via Delle Industrie, 1 20082 Noviglio, Italy + 39.02900121 www. kartell. it

Knoll, Inc.

1235 Water Street East Greenville, PA 18041

215.679.7991

www. knoll. com

Ligne Roset, S. R.L. via Corso Magenta, 56 20123 Milan, Italy + 39.0248022348 www. ligne-roset. it

Loewenstein

1204 East 6th Street

Huntingburg, IN 47542

800.327.2548

www. loewenstein. com

Maxalto

22060 Novedrate, Italy + 39.031795111 www. maxalto. it (also see B & B Italia)

Montis

Postbus 153, Steenstraat 2 5100 AD Dongen, Netherlands + 31.0162377777 www. montis. nl

Moroso

via Nazionale, 60 33010 Cavalicco di Tavagnacco, Italy + 39.0432577111 www. moroso. it

Palazzetti, LLC 4023 Kennett Pike,

Suite 609

Greenville, DE 19807

631.722.3733

www. palazzetti. com

Poltrona Frau, S. p.A.

SS 77 KM 74,500 62029 Tolentino, Italy +39.07339091 www. poltronafrau. it

PP Mobler Toftevej 30

DK-3450 Allerod, Denmark

+45.48172106

www. pp. dk

Poltronova, S. R.L. via Provinciale Pratese, 23 51037 Montale, Italy + 39.0574718351 www. poltronova. com

Rud. Rasmussen’s Snedkerier APS

Noerrebrogade 45 DK-2200 Copenhagen, Denmark +45.35396233 www. rudrasmussen. com

Saporiti Italia, S. p.A. via Marconi 23 21010 Besnate, Italy + 39.0331.273333 www. saporiti. com

Sawaya & Moroni S. p.A via Manzoni, 11 20121 Milan, Italy +39.0286375218 www. sawayamoroni. it

Steelcase, Inc.

901 44th Street SE Grand Rapids, MI 49508 616.247.2710 www. steelcase. com

Thonet Industries (GebrQder Thonet Vienna)

Strada Statale, 77 Tolentino, Italy +39.07339091 www. thonet-vienna. at and www. potronafraugroup. com

Vitra International AG Kluenenfeldstrasse 22 CH-4127 Birsfelden, Switzerland +41.613770000 www. vitra. com

Zanotta S. p.A.

via Vittorio Veneto, 57

20834 Nova Milanese,

Italy

+ 39.03624981 www. zanotta. it