When seen as a whole, Angelo Mangiarotti’s work appears as a life-long research where every project, be that object, art or architecture, is a milestone in a much larger, yet always coherent process.

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1953 Compensato

1953 Cavalletto
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A striking project which won praise from the great Alvar Aalto in the mid-1950s, a design which still looks brilliant in its quest for an unobvious kind of simplicity, due to the quality of its elegant features and for its compositional precision and structural clarity.

Tables made out of thin layers of plywood, whose curving forms make them more rigid, giving strength and stability to a very simple structure, which is made lighter and more streamlined by the tapering leg design. A construction system initially planned to be dismantled, a striking project which won praise from the great Alvar Aalto, a design which still looks brilliant in for its compositional precision, structural clarity and the clever balance of its defining proportions.

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A furnishing system made entirely of wood, designed and patented over fifty years ago now, but which still startles us for its versatility and functionality. Very popular when it first came out and widely published in leading international magazines at the time, the “Cavalletto” system, which appeared in lots of designer furnishing in those days, has now been restored to life.

A furnishing system made entirely of wood, designed and patented over fifty years ago now, but which still startles us for its versatility and functionality. Its distinctive feature is a trestle in the shape of an upturned “V”, which means it is superimposable by means of a simple gravity joint, to accommodate bookshelves or closed containers by means of an authentic "dovetail" joint. Very popular when it first came out and widely published in leading international magazines at the time, the “Cavalletto” system, which appeared in lots of designer furnishing in those days, has now been restored to life, evergreen right down to its very core.

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Originally designed in 1957 for the renovated Club 44 in La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland, it is a decidedly architectural armchair, still strikingly individual and totally functional. Fully stable, surprisingly comfortable, severe but with character, its seat design derives from the “Cavalletto” system, of which it is an ideal but more unusual continuation.

Club 44 is a decidedly architectural armchair, still strikingly individual and totally functional. Here the classic inverted V pattern that characterizes the system becomes the profile of a leg at the top from which the arm finds its ideal point of support. The resulting overall profile adds a slenderizing touch to this small piece of domestic furniture, making it even more elegant, angular and serious: in a word, distilled through over fifty years of sedimentation, absolute.

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White Carrara
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Crossing boundaries between disciplines, materials and production techniques has always been a hallmark of Angelo Mangiarotti's work. It would be hard to find a better example for this approach than the SK207 table from 1959, the master's foray into working with metal.

While at work on mass-producible, prefabricated, cast-concrete elements for architecture, with amusing wit, Mangiarotti opts for the ancient technique of lost-wax casting for his first table in bronze. Mainly used in the production of sculptures, this particular technique makes each multiple unique as the mould itself needs to be destroyed to extract the cast item. The process, the geometry, the weight and its resistance allow the conical bronze base of SK207 to support large tabletops in marble for an exquisite combination of materials, surfaces and textures.

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Bronze

A few years after the project of the SK207 table, persuaded by the mechanical characteristics and the elevated corrosion resistance of the material, Angelo Mangiarotti returned to working with bronze. With the CAP53 vases, the ancient technique of "lost-wax" casting draws closer to its original field, the production of sculptures.

Casting and polishing celebrate the color, the brilliance and the texture of the material in an articulated vocabulary of simple yet sensual forms, derived from intuition and experimentation. The design of the vases is built on the principle that, in section, two circles of different diameter, moving along the vertical axes, can originate a great number of different objects. CAP53 is available in three versions, each of them available in a limited edition of 100 numbered copies.

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White Carrara
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Travertine

An all-marble table with a lathe-turned central stand with a hyperboloid section, which is wider at the base and narrower towards the top, thereby streamlining the entire structure to open up to accommodate the circular table top which simply rests in place embedded in the thickness of the top.

In M an elegant form and design create a more stable table than ever, the first example in Mangiarotti’s work of the use of marble to construct furnishing objects designed for the home. The marbles of M are proposed with a special finish to really bring out the properties of stone, caressing and enhancing the rounded profiles of this "sculpture" for interior architecture of the most exemplary proportions.

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Travertine

A set of marble tables as a milestone of the research into furniture with assembled without joints or clamps: the structural design of the “Eros” tables involves gravity-based joint between the top and leg made possible by the truncated-conical section of the leg itself.

Eros is more than a product, it is a system envisaged in various different forms and sizes, each with its own special embedding. The elegant design of the eyelets along the rims and corners of the table tops results from eliminate the more fragile parts, which would not have been able to withstand stress and strain: a sophisticated detail and distinctive feature of this authentic piece of structural invention.

Tables with special sizes and finishes are also available. For costs and feasibility, ask at our offices. Rectangular tops can have a maximum length of 240 cm, while oval tops can have a maximum length of 300 cm. Any variation of the top's dimensions does not implicate a redimensioning of the supports. The tables can also be supplied with two tone finishes using the white Carrara and black Marquina marble for the table top and the support.
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Serena stone
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A development on the previous "Eros" system, the “Incas" range features the same structural idea in a different material. Initially designed to be manufactured in Pietra Serena Incas features square-shaped tops and truncated-pyramid shaped legs with a trapezoidal section.

In Incas only the two sloping planes have to withstand stress and strain due to the weight of the top, while the vertical planes do not in any way support the structural system. Today Incas is available in other stone materials and with suitable finishes, now for the first time it is being produced in a new and sophisticated solid wood version, proving that every great idea can be further developed without losing any of its force or poignancy.

Tables made from Extraforte stone are also suitable for outdoor use.The length of the tables in oak can be customised to clients’ specifications on request. Maximum dimensions available: 90 x 320 cm. To enquire about the price of custom made tables, please contact our marketing department. Tables made of solid oak may have small knots, uneven veins and the boards may not be the same shade. These characteristics should not be considered defects; on the contrary, they are an indication of the quality of the material.

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A comfortable chair made of traditional materials like wood and leather featuring simple but elegant construction details. A stool with three rectangular-sectioned legs, two front legs at the sides and a central leg at the rear, joined together by a solid T-shaped cross structure, which is as stable as a traditional chair with four legs.

In Tre 3, a piece of leather has been placed in the high rear leg which gently descends to smoothly and seamlessly give shape to the back and seat. This is a rereading of a kind of chair previously created by leading figures of Nordic design. The “3T” chair took Angelo Mangiarotti closer to the work of another great 20th-century maestro, Carlo Scarpa, who influenced all those designers who believed attention to detail was something to be explored and honoured.

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1978 Tre 3

1979 Eccentrico

1981 Asolo
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The “Eccentrico” table, a real structural landmark, made Angelo Mangiarotti one of the great furniture "builders" of the 20th century, like Franco Albini with his “Veliero” bookcase and Carlo Mollino with the “Cremona” table: projects which, by taking design to its extremes, reached previously unattained theoretical limits.

All-marble table continuing experimentation with gravity joints: this time featuring a special elliptical table-top design embedded asymmetrically into an inclined cylindrical leg blocking any vertical sliding by means of friction and eccentricity, using its own weight to push down and fully close an otherwise open joint.

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The Asolo table: when one doesn’t reach the “minimal“ by following fashion but through knowledge of material, always ahead of the rest in terms of style. The Asolo table series explores the exceptional resistance quality of stone material, utilized here as the sole material.

In Asolo, the top features two “eyelets“ in which to fit two slab/uprights of the same thickness; the vertical blocking of the top is caused by the trapezoidal form of the uprights, which are inclined to increase the table’s stability. 

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Loico is a programme of custom-made libraries with modular dimensions in both height and width, the imposing result of Mangiarotti’s research on matter and technology.

Angelo Mangiarotti designs cross the knowledge of quality of materials and bending technologies for bringing out the most convenient form. The links between the parts, borrowed from experience in prefabrication and architecture, complete the definition of the project. So Loico is created, a programme by cylindrical elements and shelves which fix in their slots and build custom-made libraries with modular dimensions in both height and width.

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The final, conceptually and structurally more evolved episode in the story of the “modern” table, re-written by master designer Angelo Mangiarotti with his “Eros”, “Incas”, “Asolo “ and, now, “More” tables throughout twenty years of experimentation. Here it is a simple granite worktop into which you fit 4 steel legs with doubly inclined profiles.

In More, at the upper end, at the point of contact with the top, the section of the leg becomes a truncated cone which fits into the top, essentially repeating the idea of the “gravity joint” tried out with the Eros table. The inclination of the leg, however, which increases the stability of the table, determines a hole whose upper surface becomes an elliptical shape that helps to further lock the leg in that point, stopping it from rotating. The original solution involved the use of marble tops only. Having decided also to use wooden tops a mechanical fastening steel solution was adopted that suits both materials.

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1989 More

1990 Clizia

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Concrete
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A sculpture for sitting on with obvious sculptural, sinuous and flowing lines, seemingly in contrast with the hardness and staticity of the stone it is made of.

A chair designed with a cantilever seat supported by a central stand with sinuous and flowing lines, seemingly in contrast with the hardness and staticness of the stone it is made of. A carefully gauged construction, whose complexity evokes certain studies by Escher. The upper edge of the seat coincides with the lower edge so that the monolithic sections of “Clizia” chairs are made out of the same block of marble in one single cut performed by numerically controlled machines, simultaneously creating two chairs, optimising the material by reducing waste to a minimum. Clizia is now available in concrete, in addition to the original, marble version.
Marble seat suitable for indoor or outdoor use, made from white Carrara, black Marquina marble or in fiber reinforced concrete with oxidized steel support.

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