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Hollywood

Designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune 2012

A luxurious proportioned seat system, with an accent from the Scandinavian heritage.

Penta

Designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune 2013

The pentagon is the best shape to combine a certain geometrical integrity without having to adapt to the surrounding order : in other words it has...

Delfino

Designed by Erberto Carboni 1954

Delfino armchair by Erberto Carboni is a significant example of the so-called "organic" furniture, which develops in the 1950s and draws...

Pouf Delfino

Designed by Erberto Carboni 1954

Delfino pouf by Erberto Carboni is a significant example of the so-called "organic" furniture line, that developed in the 1950s and draws...

Hollywood

Designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune 2012

A luxurious proportioned seat system, with an accent from the Scandinavian heritage.

Penta

Designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune 2013

The pentagon is the best shape to combine a certain geometrical integrity without having to adapt to the surrounding order : in other words it has...

Pouf Delfino

Designed by Erberto Carboni 1954

Delfino pouf by Erberto Carboni is a significant example of the so-called "organic" furniture line, that developed in the 1950s and draws...

Cradle sofa

Designed by Neri&Hu 2018

Cradle characteristic is based on the structure: a classical triangular construction, that is repeated several times around the models.

Cradle small table

Designed by Neri&Hu 2018

Cradle, a small table characterized by its structure: a classical triangular construction, that is repeated several times around it.

Arcolor 30

Designed by Jaime Hayon 2017

Small tables designed around the classical geometry of the arch, employing from the beginning the disciplined use of the arch to create something...

Pouf Delfino

Designed by Erberto Carboni 1954

Delfino pouf by Erberto Carboni is a significant example of the so-called "organic" furniture line, that developed in the 1950s and draws...

Pouf Delfino

Designed by Erberto Carboni 1954

Delfino pouf by Erberto Carboni is a significant example of the so-called "organic" furniture line, that developed in the 1950s and draws...

Alba

Designed by Bernhardt & Vella 2018

Alba is a bookcase for displaying and containing, with exceptional compositional versatili-ty. The shelves, thanks to the fixing elements with a...

Sigmund 120 x 49

Designed by Studio Asaï 2019

To remain faithful to this search for interior honesty, the design of this collection reveals its constructive method.

Sigmund 47 x 36

Designed by Studio Asaï 2019

To remain faithful to this search for interior honesty, the design of this collection reveals its constructive method.

Pouf Delfino

Designed by Erberto Carboni 1954

Delfino pouf by Erberto Carboni is a significant example of the so-called "organic" furniture line, that developed in the 1950s and draws...

Cradle sofa

Designed by Neri&Hu 2018

Cradle characteristic is based on the structure: a classical triangular construction, that is repeated several times around the models.

Cradle armchair

Designed by Neri&Hu 2017

Its characteristic is based on the structure: a classic triangular construction, which is repeated several times around the model, so that you can...

Cradle sofa

Designed by Neri&Hu 2018

Cradle characteristic is based on the structure: a classical triangular construction, that is repeated several times around the models.

Cradle small table

Designed by Neri&Hu 2018

Cradle, a small table characterized by its structure: a classical triangular construction, that is repeated several times around it.

Pouf Delfino

Designed by Erberto Carboni 1954

Delfino pouf by Erberto Carboni is a significant example of the so-called "organic" furniture line, that developed in the 1950s and draws...

Hug table

Designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune 2013

The designers Claesson Koivisto Rune enriched Hug project, starting from the initial idea.

Elettra chair

Designed by B.B.P.R 1954

A classic of the '50s office, Elettra is the seating you can't do without. Thanks to its timeless style and its elegant proportions, it adapts...

Neptunia

Designed by B.B.P.R 1953

Neptunia collection was designed in the 1950s, as a continuous line of Elettra series, to offer a wide choice to design offices and public spaces.

Cradle armchair

Designed by Neri&Hu 2017

Its characteristic is based on the structure: a classic triangular construction, which is repeated several times around the model, so that you can...

Pouf Delfino

Designed by Erberto Carboni 1954

Delfino pouf by Erberto Carboni is a significant example of the so-called "organic" furniture line, that developed in the 1950s and draws...


designed by

Erberto Carboni

Graphic designer, poster designer and illustrator (Parma 1899 - Milan 1984).
Graduated in architecture at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Parma (in 1921, earning an honorary diploma), he immediately started working as a graphic designer, opening a studio in his hometown (he developed advertising material for some local companies).
He also began to work as an illustrator, collaborating with some publishing houses in setting up the iconography of volumes of consumer fiction and beginning to work with some magazines, such as "Lidel", "Novella", "Dramma", "Emporium", "Le Grandi Firme".
In 1932 he moved to Milan, where he came into contact with Studio Boggeri and Olivetti Advertising and Development Office. 
In short, he became an appreciated stand designer for exhibition pavilions within cultural and trade fair exhibitions: in the Thirties, there were the graphic concepts for the Italian Air Show at the Triennale di Milano (1934), for the International Expo in Paris (1936) and for the stands for Faesite and Montecatini at the Milan Fair (1940). 
He did not stop, however, his activity in periodic illustration, collaborating with "L'Ufficio Moderno" (with other graphic designers of this magazine he founded "Amici della Razionalizzazione" Group), "La Lettura", "La Rivista illustrata del Popolo d'Italia", "Natura", "Snia Viscosa".
After the war, he continued his activity as a trade fair graphic designer, in particular at the Milan Fair (pavilion for the Italian Radio, 1950; exhibition of the chemist products Montecatini, 1950; commemorative setting for the 50th anniversary of the death of Giuseppe Verdi, 1951; Montecatini pavilion, 1952; Rai-Tv stand, 1952 and 1954, etc.). 
Also noteworthy is the setting up of pavilion Italia 61 in Turin (1961), for the centenary of the Unification of Italy. Between the second half of the 1930s and the 1960s, Carboni also set up the advertising campaigns of many famous companies, often marking their growth or affirmation on the market. We remember, in particular, the campaigns for Olivetti (1935), Shell (1937), Motta (1939), Rai-Tv (since 1948), Barilla, Bertolli (since 1952) and Pavesi (since 1958).
In advertising communication, Erberto Carboni brought his experience as an illustrator and his attention to the architecture of the page, derived from his studies, but even more from his collaboration with Boggeri, his friendship with Herbert Bayer and his ideal contiguity with Bauhaus themes.
He won numerous awards, such as the National Prize for Advertising Graphics, the National Prize for Exhibition Design, the Palma d'Oro for the advertising, the Grand Prize of the Triennale of Milan.
In the last period of his life, he reduced his activity as a graphic designer and turned to sculpture and painting, exhibiting in some art galleries and at the Venice Biennale in 1972.
 

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