Giovanni “Gio” Ponti, (Milan, November 18, 1891 - Milan, September 16, 1979), is one of the Italian masters of architecture. He was also a designer and essayist and one of the most important of the twentieth century.
Other than the great architectural works which carry his unmistakable signature, he created a vast amount of work in the furniture sector. This is demonstrated in his three Milanese houses which were fully furnished in the "Ponti" style. The houses in via Randaccio, 1925, Casa Laporte in via Brin, 1926 and the last in via Dezza, in 1957 is an "expression" of his home design ideas. Gio Ponti was an Italian promoter of industrial design and introduced the idea of interior furnishing ranges produced as being a "sophisticated," economic, "democratic" and modern.
Molteni&C managed a reissuing project of furniture and furnishings designed by Gio Ponti for products for these private homes and limited editions. After a long journey of research, selection and study of prototypes, the collection was exhibited at the Salone del Mobile 2012. This was thanks to the cooperation and the exclusively signed agreement of the Ponti heirs and the artistic director of Cerri & Associati Studio.
- Materials & Finishes
In solid ash wood (Fraxinus excelsior) painted in the varieties according to product specifications.
Composite support in spruce slats (Picea abies) with external parts in high density fiber panel, covered with sliced veneer in ash wood painted in the varieties according to product specifications.
Feet in satin finish brass and floor support in plastic material.
- Fabric care
Care Instruction will vary accordingly to the finish configured.
The dimensions will vary according to the chosen configuration.
- Product maintenance
MAINTENANCE OF WOODEN PARTS
For everyday maintenance dust with a soft dry cloth. For greasy, oily marks (fingerprints) we advise cleaning the surface with alcohol diluted in water, drying immediately with a soft cloth. Products containing acetone, bleach and solvents should be avoided, as should abrasive products, furniture wax and hard fibre cloths (linen and synthetics) which could ruin and/or scratch surfaces. All these operations should be carried out with great care, avoiding heavy pressure. Exposure to direct sunlight can alter the paint and wood colour.
MAINTENANCE OF METAL PARTS
In order to maintain the aesthetic characteristics of these finishes over time and avoid rust, regular, methodical and meticulous cleaning is necessary. For everyday maintenance, dust with a soft dry cloth. For greasy oily marks (fingerprints) we advise cleaning the surfaces with normal liquid detergents for glass. Products containing solvents and/or alcohol and hard fibre cloths (linen and synthetics) should be avoided, as they could ruin and/or scratch surfaces. The surfaces can be periodically treated with specific cleaning/polishing products for metals (brass).
- Technical Sheets
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- Comfortably design your made to order product
- We will send you an email to confirm the configuration
- Your very own product will be crafted by our production team in Italy
- Estimated Production time will be 12-13 weeks
- Your order will be delivered to your door via your selected delivery method