The Element table by Tokujin Yoshioka and the bench Softher than Steel by Nendo of Desalto have obtained the Honorable Mention at the prestigious XXIV Premio Compasso d'Oro ADI.
The award of the title is taken place on the occasion of the award ceremony of the XXIV Premio Compasso d'Oro ADI held on June 14th at Isimbardi Palace in Milan.
Perfect synthesis between technology and aesthetics and the first new "mix" between Japanese and Italian know-how poetic, the two furniture Desalto confirmed, even more so after this milestone, the exclusive pieces for both design and materials.
Element is in fact a table that seems almost "magically" suspended between earth and sky, past the town of table top function to fit effortlessly into the environment as a contemporary sculpture.
Result of a great engineering that is expressed above all in metal working, this table, structured steel, is characterized by the possibility to choose top in different materials.
In fact, they are available in lacquered metal, iron raw waxed, lacquered MDF, in oak wood or walnut or white mat glass.
The bench Softer than steel is instead part of a collection that includes more furniture including a chair, a collection of tables, a coat rack and a family of wall shelves.
All elements of the collection are characterized by the accurate processing of metal plates consist of, so performed as to make buying a rigid material surface lightness and incredible flexibility, as if the metal became paper or fabric.
These two honorable mentions in addition to other prestigious awards that Desalto has obtained in the past, the first in 2011 for the Entronauta chair and the second in 2014 for the 25 table. Entronauta is still an integral part of prestigious permanent collection of the MoMA in New York.