"Explorers of design between fantasy and reality"
Founded in 1946, Cappellini has become synonymous with contemporary, avant-garde design. Over the years it has launched some of the world’s greatest designers, producing innovative and high-quality furnishings. Cappellini’s collection is characterized by experimentation and the exploration of new ways of living, furnishing the whole domestic landscape from the living room to the studio and bedroom, but also contract areas such as lounges, hotels and restaurants. Many of these products have also become iconic pieces which are exhibited in museums throughout the world such as the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the MoMa in NY and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Giulio Cappellini creator of the company’s uniqueness and emblematic figure in the international design scene is universally recognized as a talent scout of young designers: some examples include Jasper Morrison, Marcel Wanders, the Bouroullec brothers and Marc Newson. Giulio Cappellini is the Art Direction of Cappellini and looks after the company’s product range and communication strategies. He has recently been nominated by Time magazine as one of the most important trendsetters in the world. Cappellini is available worldwide. Its flagship stores are in Milan, Paris, New York, London, Manila and Ho Chi Minh City. The headoffices are in Meda, Brianza district, Italy.