Theatrical and, at the same time, unassuming.
The four conical feet form part of the frame and taper off towards the floor, evoking a sensation of extreme lightness. It was as if the Giselle had entered the room on tiptoes, almost weightless. It then reveals its generous, imposing and richly headboard, embellished with simple, austere stitching that divides it up into four cushioned areas. Lightly inclined, it is the ideal support for reading, working and conversing, as well as for resting. The frame is completely enveloped by a high-impact upholstery that can combines leather with hide. There is no visible stitching, emphasizing the intrinsic beauty of the materials. The headboard frame is in solid tulip wood and poplar with padding in polyurethane foam and dacron.
The frame, in solid beech and tulip wood with padding in polyurethane foam, is integrated with the staves in curved beech plywood.
The upholstery is in Pelle Frau® leather, also available with the bottom surface of the frame and the feet in Cuoio Saddle or Saddle Extra leather.
Mario Ferrarini was born in Como in 1978 and studied Industrial Design at the design Department of the Milan Polytechnic. Since 2004, he started consulting with for some of the leading international design and architecture studios in product development, for exhibitions and interior design. Received several awards from the competition ideas for the Light in 2004 to Cristalplant Design Contest, in partnership with Antonio Lupi, and in 2013 with MartinelliLuce contest in addition to participating in various events and exhibitions. Through the first brand collaboration since 2006 products for various clients such as Antonio Lupi, BitossiCeramiche, Castelli 1877, Crassevig, Dorelan, D3co, Emmemobili, Jacuzzi, Living Divani, Nube Italia, Poltrona Frau in addition to dealing with projects of interiors, exhibitions and as a freelancer for various design magazine.
Pragmatic but visionary, theatrical but discreet, research but brand oriented. The intuition, research, corporate relations represents the start for discussion. Each product has its distinct history, where the unknowns of design, thought and production always have to be translated into ideas that are not ends in themselves, but aimed at a market the brand already works in and wants to further explore through diversification. The attempt in always to send perceptible messages through products, an intrinsic added value that translates into emotion, reflection and innovative