The pioneering designs of Italian furniture studio Cassina are now available from Australian furniture company Mobilia.
Founded in Meda by Cesare and Umberto Cassina in 1927, Cassina was an early pioneer of industrial design in Italy, with a history of collaborating with renowned Italian and international designers and architects.
“The brand has an unrivalled repertoire that features the authentic reissues of some of the world’s most iconic architects and designers including Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, Gerrit T. Rietveld, Frank Lloyd Wright and Franco Albini,” said Mobilia’s director Salvatore Fazzari.
Since 2015, Spanish architect and designer Patricia Urquiola has served as the studio’s art director.
“Cassina’s artistic direction under Patricia Urquiola is equally exciting, along with some of their longstanding collaborations with contemporary designers such as Rodolfo Dordoni and Philippe Starck as well as recent projects with the Bouroullec brothers,” said Fazzari.
Mobilia will have exclusive distribution rights in Australia, stocking an ample collection for the home that “harmoniously brings together the company’s innovative furniture designs with its highly desired modern icons.”
“Cassina is a very special brand that effortlessly mixes iconic furniture pieces, steeped in over 100 years’ history, with contemporary designs by top industry visionaries,” said Fazzari. “This unique approach means you can freshly furnish a space with Cassina pieces and feel as though they have been collected over time.
Founded more than 45 years ago, Mobilia is a family-owned business specializing in high-end designer products from the world’s most reputable brands. With a head office and showroom in Perth, the company will open its first Melbourne store later in 2020. It also has plans to expand nationally.