Biomorphic was the focus of the De Castelli stand at Salone del Mobile 2022. Live the Salone experience with our virtual tour.
At its stand at Salone del Mobile 2022, De Castelli will stage the first act of a trajectory that will continue to be developed over the coming years. Through Biomorphic, it will introduce the organic, natural forms that have arisen from extensive research on long-forgotten artisanal techniques such as hammering, once used in the late 1800s, that have been ‘rediscovered’ and adopted thanks to cutting-edge technological processes and the help of rare machinery. The forms that result are both complex and created exclusively through the manual work of expert craftsmen.
These processes strengthen the unique bond between man and material that resides deep within all that De Castelli does, in closely monitored, certified processes that leave the task of expression to the material itself, highlighting how unique they are, recounting their specificity. It’s a trajectory that, with continuity and consistency, has led the company to become a preferred partner in the design world, no matter how large or small the project, in terms of the use of copper, brass and steel.
The stand in pavilion 15 will be defined by the large ovoid shape of Ambrosia, a brass desk designed by architect Roberto Nicoletti which embodies the tireless effort that goes into crafting curved surfaces.
This technique creates soft, organic forms and generates the magical reflection of light along the brass surface, offering an almost metaphysical vision of the object. Ambrosia is furniture designed for the hospitality industry: a cut in its ovoid form introduces a table top, which defines its role as a desk.
The De Castelli stand will also include new furniture and decorative items made in collaboration with Adriano Design, Francesco Forcellini, Luca Pevere, Martinelli Venezia, Elisa Ossino, Stormo Studio, and Zanellato Bortotto, the fruit of constant dialogue between the company and Italy’s most interesting designers.