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


via Della Marine, 5

24064 Grumello del Monte,



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,



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


4916 Hickory Blvd.

Hickory, NC


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


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


via Busnelli, 1

20821 Meda, Italy


www. cassina. it


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,



www. fritzhansen. com

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

Ghianda via Desio, 53 Bovisio Masciago,


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


2100 Copenhagen, Denmark


www. gubi. dk


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


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


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

Herman Miller, Inc.

855 East Main Ave.

Zeeland, MI 49464


www. hermanmiller. com

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

Kallemo AB Box 605

33126 Varnamo, Sweden


www. kallemo. se


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

Knoll, Inc.

1235 Water Street East Greenville, PA 18041


www. knoll. com

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


1204 East 6th Street

Huntingburg, IN 47542


www. loewenstein. com


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


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


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

Palazzetti, LLC 4023 Kennett Pike,

Suite 609

Greenville, DE 19807


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


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,


+ 39.03624981 www. zanotta. it