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Kyoto black by Poltrona Frau

April 2021


Kyoto table designed by Gianfranco Frattini is reissued by Poltrona Frau in its 2021 New Collection, presented in black lacquer. Combining Japanese elegance with the tactile richness of solid wood, the iconic piece is revisited for the first time in a new black finish.

Giulia and Gio in L4 project by Atelierzero

January 2021


Giulia armchair and Gio coffee table designed by Gianfranco Frattini and made by Tacchini Italia Forniture spotted in L4 project by Atelierzero.


The house according to Gianfranco Frattini

January 2021


On Living Corriere, a villa in Briosco designed by Gianfranco Frattini that has become the heart of an art foundation, as told by Emanuela Frattini Magnusson and the family who lived there.  


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Wallpaper* Design Awards 2021

February 2021


Kyoto table designed by Gianfranco Frattini in 1974 for Pierluigi Ghianda and re-edited by Poltrona Frau in 2020 wins the 2021 Wallpaper* Design Award in the Best Woodcraft category: "Inspired by the Japanese workshops he visited in the 1970s, Gianfranco Frattini’s Kyoto table combines a brilliant idea with impeccable craftsmanship, letting the raw materials – solid beech and walnut inserts set with 45-degree joints – do the talking.⁣" 


Archiproducts Design Awards - Winner 2020

November 2020


We are very proud to announce that the Maestro table designed by Gianfranco Frattini for Acerbis and the Kyoto table - originally designed by Gianfranco Frattini for Pierluigi Ghianda and re-edited by Poltrona Frau in 2020 - have been awarded the 2020 Archiproducts Design Award in the Furniture category.


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Apartment in Brera

October 2020


On Living Corriere, a small apartment in the city center of Milan designed by Pietro Todeschini, where there are numerous furnishings by Gianfranco Frattini, testimony of the great Italian artisan tradition: the sofa and the leather armchair by Cassina, the sideboard by Bernini, the refined Kyoto table by Bottega Ghianda, now re-edited by Poltrona Frau; the bed, a unique prototype, and the original Boalum lamp designed with Livio Castiglioni, derived from the vacuum cleaner tube.


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Gianfranco Frattini, Torri Lana and Dooor

October 2020


A plurality of experiences brought together Torri Lana, Dooor and Gianfranco Frattini Studio in a unique re-enactment of the folding door. Became an iconic design object of the 1960s and introduced within the projects of major Italian and international designers, the folding door is once again a versatile and innovative element for contemporary design. The texture is a tribute to the aesthetic and functional research of Gianfranco Frattini.


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Sesann @ Spotti Milano

Viale Piave 27, Milan | 7 — 24 October 2020


The new Tacchini’s collection is displayed inside the whole Spotti Milano store bringing innovative and contemporary design to its interiors.
The timeless silhouette of Sesann makes a statement in a contemporary or modern décor.⁣


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Gianfranco Frattini @ Galleria Luisa delle Piane

Marsèlleria, via Paullo 12A, Milan, 2018


Galleria Luisa delle Piane, hosted in the Marsèlleria space in Milan, presents a monographic exhibition dedicated to the architect Gianfranco Frattini.
A selection of historical furnishings designed for the companies with which the architect has collaborated since the mid-1950s and which marked the beginning of the contemporary concept of Industrial Design, the close collaboration between the figure of designer and the company.


Ritrovare Gianfranco Frattini

Villa Reale di Monza, 2018


The exhibition Ritrovare Gianfranco Frattini, curated by Marco Romanelli, is the first monographic exhibition in the world dedicated to Gianfranco Frattini after his death.





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