New Giorgetti furniture balances beauty and functionality

New Giorgetti furniture, revealed at Salone del Mobile 2022 and photographed here at the rationalist Castrocaro Terme, is perfectly poised between beauty and functionality

Giorgetti furniture
(Image credit: Giorgio Possenti)

The 1930s Castrocaro Terme, in Romagna, forms the backdrop to Italian furniture company Giorgetti’s 2022 collection. A rationalist building originally conceived by engineer Diego Corsani and decorated by ceramicist and artist Tito Chini, the interiors exude a balanced geometric rigour juxtaposed with the rich decoration.

This location, explains art director Giancarlo Bosio, ‘is perfectly in line with the spirit of Giorgetti, the beauty of decorative details, prized materials, unique spaces designed to exalt life’s essential elements: beauty and culture as authentic sources of meaning and significance.’ 

Photographed at Castrocaro Terme, screen by Roberto Lazzeroni and chairs by Dainelli Studio

(Image credit: Giorgio Possenti)

The new collection. pictured here and also presented at Salone del Mobile 2022, includes the ‘Borealis’ screen by Roberto Lazzeroni, an intuitive design that was the result of the architect’s ‘quick thinking’, defined by a sensual composition of interwoven leather bands, whose arrangement references the patterns of the Aurora Borealis. 

Also featured is Dainelli Studio’s ‘Montgomery’ chair, inspired by classic furniture silhouettes updated with a contemporary spin.

Gaming table, photographed at Castrocaro Terme

(Image credit: Giorgio Possenti)

The collection’s ‘Flamingo’ gaming table, an in-house Giorgetti design, is at once playful and decadent.

Featuring leather upholstery and edged in ash wood, the table incorporates four pull-out shelves – room enough for a guest’s drink, for example, without the need to clutter the playing surface – that can also store gaming pieces when stowed away. Four sculptural chairs accompany the design.

Desk by Dainelli Studio, photographed at Castrocaro Terme

(Image credit: Giorgio Possenti)

In a chic take on the home office desk, Dainelli Studio has created the ‘Edward’. It features a desktop available in ash or marble, is modestly sized in order to fit into any domestic space, and also comes in a vanity version.

Among other designs in this elegant and intricate collection are Lazzeroni’s ‘Ray’ coffee table, a nod to the 1970s and described as ‘a UFO that has landed in the living room’; Carlo Colombo’s 1930s-inspired, softly upholstered ‘Vibe’ bed and accompanying side table, along with the designer’s rigorously orthogonal ‘Soho’ modular sofa; and ‘Anthology’ wall covering, inspired by Renaissance-style floors, by Giancarlo Bosio, who also contributes a compelling series of low tables, ‘Griffe’, crafted in wood, leather and marble.

Vibe bed by Carlo Colombo, photographed at Castrocaro Terme

(Image credit: Giorgio Possenti)

Such projects, and the entire 2022 collection, are the result of the company’s push for creative research into shapes, materials and craft, which, CEO Giovanni Vecchio notes, allow ‘Giorgetti to propose a unique product, sophisticated, a unique blend of craftsmanship and technology, that shifts from beauty to functionality.’  

Sofa by Carlo Colombo; low tables by Giancarlo Bosio, for Giorgetti

(Image credit: Giorgio Possenti)

Roberto Lazzeroni table

(Image credit: Giorgio Possenti)

Giorgetti furniture

(Image credit: Giorgio Possenti)

Giorgetti furniture

(Image credit: Giorgio Possenti)

INFORMATION

giorgettimeda.com

Salone Del Mobile, Hall 5, G07-H10
Giorgetti Atelier, Via Serbelloni 14; Giorgetti Showroom, Via Durini 5; special installation, preview of the new address in Milan, Via Della Spiga 31

A version of this article appears in the July 2022 issue of Wallpaper*. Subscribe today! (opens in new tab)

Rosa Bertoli was born in Udine, Italy, and now lives in London. Since 2014, she has been the Design Editor of Wallpaper*, where she oversees design content for the print and online editions, as well as special editorial projects. Through her role at Wallpaper*, she has written extensively about all areas of design. Rosa has been speaker and moderator for various design talks and conferences including London Craft Week, Maison & Objet, The Italian Cultural Institute (London), Clippings, Zaha Hadid Design, Kartell and Frieze Art Fair. Rosa has been on judging panels for the Chart Architecture Award, the Dutch Design Awards and the DesignGuild Marks. She has written for numerous English and Italian language publications, and worked as a content and communication consultant for fashion and design brands.

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