Rimadesio night system: unlimited solutions as the result of typological and technological innovation. A collection of wardrobes, equipped cabinets and walk-in closets perfectly integrated with the domestic architecture. Innovative finishings, materials and transparency combinations to create a unique style.
Rimadesio flagship store in Milan is hosting the fourth edition of the 'temporary bookstore', a space dedicated to the presentation of hundreds of exclusive books to be freely consulted. Art, photography, architecture, interior design, travels, wine and food are the main themes selected, matching the style that is always been a Rimadesio distinctive feature. Conceived, designed and directed by Paolo Fasoli and Giorgio Testa, acknowledged experts both in literary and artistic field, the space dedicated to the 'temporary bookstore' presented also a series of events dedicated to the preview of new editorial publications.
from Wednesday November 2nd, 2016
to Tuesday January 31th, 2017
A complete and matching proposal for the living area collection: bookcases, sideboards, tables and coffee-tables with the exclusive Rimadesio quality in common. Discover a unique reality that combines high style and technical innovation, valuable finishings and compositional flexibility.
Rimadesio achieves the 60th anniversary and chooses to celebrate with four 'unusual' meetings, which took place in Milan showroom, by expressing the values that since 1956 qualify the company worldwide: creativity, innovation, respect for the environment, heritage and taste for challenges. The attitude for a coherent and conscious evolution, which has always characterized Rimadesio, is then resumed in the four events with four exceptional talents, able to interpret the uniqueness of the company's philosophy.
Ideal solutions for a modern interpretation of the domestic space, the Rimadesio doors and the sliding systems are always an evolving reality. Finishes, aesthetics, always new and updated performance: discover the collection, that makes innovation an extraordinary added value.
Also for the 2016-2017 season, Rimadesio confirms to be the main sponsor of the Basketball Aurora Desio, for the third running year in the Serie B Championship. A continuous commitment during the last 22 years, also including six teams divided into different age groups, from Under-20 to Under-13, to Minibasket, for a total number of 350 young athletes.
Adventure, space discovery and challenges for the future illustrated by the famous Italian astronaut Maurizio Cheli, during the fourth and final meeting with the protagonists of Rimadesio 60. A special event aimed at discovering the background of an extraordinary reality, full of charm and suggestion.
He was born in Zocca, near Modena, in 1959. He was astronaut for the European Space Agency, now chief test manager in Alenia Aeronautica-Finmeccanica. In 1992 he joins ESA and the year after obtaines the qualification at the Johnson Space Center in Houston to become an astronaut. In 1996 his first mission with the Space Shuttle Columbia, as mission 2 specialist, in other words flight engineer (first Italian to get this position). In 2004 he graduates in Political Sciences at the University of Turin and gets a Master in Business Administration at the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris. In 2009 he is member of the organizing committee of the World Air Games. Cheli has an experience of 380 hours in the space and 4500 hours of flight activities on more than 50 different types of aircrafts.
Photographic catalogues, price lists, samples of material and main technical mechanisms: those are the elements of the new Rimadesio set of samples. A modular box with compartments and equipped trays to easily and clearly organize the 171 samples in 10x10 cm format; samples of glasses in different colours and finishings, of leather and metals, of wood and melamine and in addition small sections of frames, jambs and rails that allow to discover in the details the high technical quality of the aluminum structures. An essential tool thought for the knowledge, the analysis and the design phases, studied for professionals in the field.
Alambra collection, ADI Design Index 2016 Selection
Alambra collection, designed by Giuseppe Bavuso, has been selected by ADI Design Index, the annual publication by ADI Association for the Industrial Design. Apparent simplicity, lightness of chosen materials, simple lines combined with Alambra great technical value are the main reasons to explain the choice of Design ADI permanent Observatory, a group of almost a hundred and fifty experts in the field. Alambra will also participate in the competition for the next Compasso d'Oro ADI 2018, the prestigious award that, from more than sixty years, represents the most renowned selection of design products in the Italian panorama.
Selected products has been presented during two dedicated events:
Milan: Palazzo dei Giureconsulti, via Mercanti 2
Rome: Ex Cartiera Latina, Sala Appia - Parco Regionale dell’Appia Antica
Two years since its first inauguration and after a whole restyle, Rimadesio New York showroom reopens. Located in one of the most charming city districts, in a New Yorker typical building with cast iron columns and double-height ceilings, the exhibition area shows the complete company's collection, including 2016 news.
Three new catalogues to describe Rimadesio production: Doors collection, Day collection and Night collection. A necessary subdivision to be familiar with the full potential of the proposal, to discover different compositive solutions, to examine technical and dimensional aspects. Updated, practical and functional tools, precious support to design spaces or simply choose a piece of furniture. Everything is in perfect agreement with Rimadesio style.
Three years after its first inauguration, during the 2016 Design Week, Rimadesio showroom in Vienna has been reopen in October, totally renewed from the exhibition layout to surfaces and materials. An operation not concerning just the insertion of new and updated products, but the whole space with materials and surfaces, the general layout and the integration of new technical-descriptive solutions.
The Trofeo Lombardia 2016, at its eighth edition, has been dedicated to the memory of Francesco Malberti, honorary president and founder of Basketball Aurora Desio. Great sporting event with six Lombard teams of Serie A as protagonists, two more than previous editions: EA7 Emporio Armani Milano, Europromotion Legnano, Leonessa Brescia, Pallacanestro Cantù, Remer Blu Basket Treviglio and Vanoli Cremona. The event, always a hit with the public, has been supported by Rimadesio as main sponsor of the hosting team.
Rimadesio 60 stories, challenges, talents. Giovanni Soldini
A great success for the third appointment with the events Rimadesio 60. The world-famous Italian sailor Giovanni Soldini kept the audience hooked with incredible and engaging stories about his life and his passion for sailing. A unique and captivating personality, which outlined Rimadesio values such as innovation, respect for the environment and taste for challenges.
He was born in Milan in 1966. He starts sailing as a child, thanks to his father. After 26 years of ocean races, two solo World Round and 40 transoceanics, he still sails, facing the toughest races in the world and trying to beat historical records of speed sailing. On February 29th, 2000 he received the Legion d'Honneur, France' highest honor, at the Navy Museum in Paris, by decision of the French President Jacques Chirac for the sea rescue of the sailor Isabelle Autissier. On February 12th, 2004, President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Official appointed him Officer to the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. With his boat Maserati Vor 70 and his crew of eight professional sailors, in February 2013 he breaks the record of the historical Gold Route: 13,225 miles separating New York from San Francisco, through Cape Horn. In January this year, he participates to the legendary Sydney-Hobarth regatta, ranking fourth and first in his class.
Cover freestanding system is the winner of the 2016 AZ Awards award in the 'Best Furniture System' category. The prestigious award, conferred by Azure magazine, was proclaimed by an international jury composed of influential personalities relate to architecture, landscape architecture, product and interior design. Cover freestanding confirms itself as an innovative project that combines the aesthetic lightness of glass and the structural stability of aluminum, a unique solution for functional needs of contemporary interiors.
Designed by Giuseppe Bavuso.
Omer Arbel, Canadian architect and designer, member of the jury: " When objects are displayed in a glass case is to enhance their value, so designing a wardrobe with these features is simply clever.”
An area of 330 square meters inside a brand new and important residential building, just a few steps away from Bicentenario park and United Nations branch: Rimadesio inaugurates its first monobrand store in Santiago del Cile. Designed by the Architect Giacomo Fossati, the showroom displays the whole Rimadesio collection, from sliding doors to furniture systems, in a wide exhibition space enriched by wood and concrete details.
The second event related to Rimadesio 60th anniversary gave voice to the writer and researcher Matteo Nucci, academic of ancient world and philosophy. Tales of history and beauty, heroes and famous intellectuals: ancient topics but at the same time surprisingly contemporary. A special night and a tribute to past, present and future history. The chance to meet a person passionate of art, study and research, precious values for Rimadesio philosophy.
He was born in Rome in 1970. Passionate of the Greek world and its heroes, he has studied the ancient world, published essays on the origins of philosophy, Empedocles, Socrates and Plato, and Einaudi in 2009 published his edition of Plato's Symposium. Also in 2009 he published his first novel, Sono comuni le cose degli amici (Ponte alle Grazie), followed in 2011 by Il toro non sbaglia mai (Ponte alle Grazie) and in 2013 by Le Lacrime degli eroi (Einaudi), a fictive essay, reinterpreting the ancient Greek world in the light of the Homeric heroes' tears. He is the author different journey reports for magazines, as Il Venerdì di Repubblica, Flair and, on the web,by Minima et Moralia.
Rimadesio in now opening a new showroom in Teheran, in Elahieh district, exclusive commercial and residential core of the Iranian capital. The showroom is composed of five floors and the first one is entirely dedicated to the Rimadesio design. An area of 150 square meters with wide shop windows on three sides of the prestigious building, characterized by a unique partition with an exhibition space, a technical area to show the elaborate mechanisms of sliding doors and a meeting room. A complete and detailed panoramic on the company's interpretation of contemporary living.
Rimadesio joined the thirteenth edition of Convivio, the most important charity Market Exhibition, arranged in Italy in support of ANLAIDS. Five days of ethical purchasing with products offered by the best fashion and design companies, for the aim of collecting funds to face concretely and positively a problem such as AIDS.
This year Mantova is the "Italian Capital of Culture". Associazione Mantova Creativa and Complesso Museale Palazzo Ducale promote "Abitare Gonzaga 2016", a cultural event to connect the historical and architectural heritage represented by Palazzo Ducale with the best contemporary design. Rimadesio was part of the event, presenting 16 freestanding systems to recreate the ideal dwelling of a cultured and enlightened contemporary patron, following the project of Giampaolo Benedini in collaboration with Peter Hassmann and Renata Casarin.
Aurora Desio , National Finals Under16 and Under18
The teams from Under 18 and Under 16 categories of Aurora Desio , the basketball club supported by Rimadesio , accede to the final stage of the respective 2016 national championships . The first one surpassing AJ Milano 66-52 and the second one 80-54 Vuelle Pesaro . Just not a random target , which confirms the organizational quality of the club and the commitment of the players towards the pursuit of the maximum result.
Rimadesio 60 stories, challenges, talents. Joan As Police Woman
The program of events planned to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of Rimadesio starts with Joan As Police Woman, the famous American song-writer, who performed in an exclusive live with piano and guitar last Wednesday evening, May 18th. Before the show, staged at the flagship store in Milan, an informal chat between Michele Lupi and the artist, a unique opportunity to learn about the character and her extraordinary life, through a story full of personal anecdotes. A special evening of talent and authenticity, values to be shared and recognized, and which characterize the project 'Rimadesio 60'.
Joan Wasser was born in Norwalk, Connecticut (USA), in1970. She started playing piano, when she was six years old and two years later she took her first violin lessons, which will allow her to perform in various school orchestras, including the Boston University Symphony Orchestra. In the late nineties Joan begins to explore different musical experiences and not only related to play violin. She starts then to develop her own personal style, thus becoming known within the indie rock scene. In May 1997, her boyfriend and musician Jeff Buckley, accidentally drowns during an evening swim in the Wolf River in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1999 she joins Antony and the Johnsons, with whom she records the album “IAm a Bird Now”. In June 2002, after moving to New York, she forms a trio and starts working under the name of Joan as Police Woman. She releases several successful albums. On June, 12th 2006 she releases her first solo album, Real Life that, two years later will be honored at the Independent Music Awards for best pop rock album. She starts artistic cooperations with David Sylvian and other famous international artists like Lou Reed, Elton John, Dave Gahan and Rufus Wainwright. The Classic, her most recent album, the fourth one as solo singer, has been released in 2014.
The materials, the finishes, the glass transparency have always been a fundamental component of the exclusive Rimadesio proposal. The 2016 collection has thus been enriched with 5 new finishes: rame, peltro, bronzo, grafite and piombo, that are available both on metals with a unique brushed finish and on metalized lacquered glasses. Furthermore the Ecolorsytem collection introduces 5 new colours, available in mat and glossy finish: tufo, blu oceano, moro, amaranto and grigio scuro. Some chromatic innovations that as for any other proposal of the collection, meet the most severe ecological and eco-sustainable standards, and are produced exclusively by using the latest generation of water-based paints.
The Rimadesio Flagship store in Milan hosted the third edition of the 'temporary bookstore', a space dedicated to the presentation of hundreds of exclusive volumes to be freely consulted. Art, photography, architecture, interior design, travel, wine and food among the main selected topics, still keeping the style that has always characterized Rimadesio. Designed, arranged and directed by Paolo Fasoli and Giorgio Testa, recognized experts both in the literary and artistic field, the 'temporary bookstore' has also received a series of events dedicated to the preview presentation of new editorial publications.
'A Tribute to Domus 1000', presented during the Milano Design Week in the windows of the Benetton store in Piazza del Duomo, extends its public display by La Triennale di Milano. The exhibition has been hosted the 16 special editions created for the occasion by international design companies, in the two Pantone colours of the Year 2016, Rose Quartz and Serenity. Rimadesio presented the bookcase Sixty in the exclusive and dedicated finishing Pantone Serenity.
A catalog to be read like a magazine, in which Rimadesio style is represented through a collection of contemporary interior images, where the modernity of design solutions meets sophisticated and evocative atmosphere.
The new finishes of the collection, with a chapter devoted to still-life, are the absolute protagonists, from glass to metals, from the stones to the woods.
XXI Triennale Milano - 'Stanze. Altre filosofie dell’Abitare'
After twenty years since the last edition, the Milan Triennale hosts an exhibition dedicated to the interior architecture: 'Stanze. Altre filosofie dell’Abitare'. Edited by Beppe Finessi and organized by the Salone del Mobile.Milan, the event will be part of a wider program of events planned during the fair. Among the provided 11 rooms, Rimadesio will take part with Ursus, by Duilio Forte, an artwork connected to the poetry of the famous artist-architect based on the theme of 'domestic landscape', developed according to the principles of ArkiZoic manifest. A partnership between Rimadesio and Duilio Forte, with a common desire for tests and research in design and contemporary living.
XXI Triennale International Exhibition
Palazzo dell’Arte, Milano
April 2nd to September 12th 2016
Classic icons of both Italian and international design pay homage to the 1000th issue of the magazine Domus dressing up with Pantone colors of the year, Rose Quartz and Serenity. An exhibition realized in collaboration with Fabrica, which sees the windows of the flagship store United Colors of Benetton, in piazza Duomo, to frame the display. Rimadesio took part to the event with Sixty, the bookcase with subtle reference to the sixties, designed by Giuseppe Bavuso, presented in an exclusive Pantone Serenity color.
'Put your heart in what you are doing. Use the heuristic method. Give space to chance, error and unfinished': these are some of the key points of the ArchiZoic thought, as basic of the AtelierFORTE activity. Thus, following his principles, Duilio Forte is personally committed to the realization of 'Ursus', whose partner is Rimadesio, one of the 11setups, protagonists of the 'Stanze' event at the XXI Triennale di Milano. We find him working at site, busy assembling the impressive wooden structure, composing the mosaics, staring at the paintings, directing with visible enthusiasm the work of young employees of his Atelier. 'The work does not end in the project itself,' says the architect-artist, 'because the result depends mostly on its realization, as in a music opera.'
XXI Triennale International Exhibition
Palazzo dell’Arte, Milan
April 2nd to September 12th 2016
New Self bold sideboards, exclusive leading role the finishes
Among the novelties of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, the Self bold sideboard collection. Absolute leading role is played by the new and exclusive finishes: from the marble tops to the glossy and mat lacquered glasses in the new shades, till the metals with brushed effect in five new colors. The simple design allows to remark the originality of the several possible compositions.
Together with the ongoing internationalization of the brand, Rimadesio is having a significant qualitative evolution on the Italian market, as recently confirmed with the opening of the flagship store in Pescara, in one of the most prestigious areas of the city, a short walk from Piazza della Rinascita. The project, designed by Arch. Giacomo Fossati and characterized by bright and sophisticated finishes,shows the Rimadesio products in their most updated version, from the historical pieces to the latest novelties.
By the activation of the new photovoltaic system in May 2016, Rimadesio makes its own manufacturing capacity of solar energy more powerful, achieving a yearly production of 1,4 Kwh million, equal to the average consumption of 500 families. Furthermore a new system for collecting industrial energy will be activated, one of the first ever in Italy.A record confirming the particular orienting to the corporate innovation, a technological investment aimed at improving the relation with the environment we live in.
Design and improvement of the new structures have been committed to the historical partner Quotidia, now known as Alea Quotidia SpA and part of the important group Elettra investiments
until January 30th, the 'Temporary Bookstore'
April 2nd - September 12th, 'Stanze. Altre filosofie dell’Abitare', XXI Triennale Milano
April 12th to 17th, 'Salone Internazionale del Mobile' Milan Fair Rho-Pero: Hall 5 stand D11.E16
Rimadesio showroom: April 12th to 16th, from 10 am to 10 pm - 17th April, from 10 am to 7 pm
The Rimadesio flagship store in Milan hosted the second edition of the 'temporary bookstore', a space dedicated to the presentation of hundreds of exclusive volumes to be freely consulted. Art, photography, architecture, interior design, travel, wine and food among the main selected topics, still keeping the style that has always characterized Rimadesio. Designed, arranged and directed by Paolo Fasoli and Giorgio Testa, recognized experts both in the literary and artistic field, the 'temporary bookstore' has also received a series of events dedicated to the preview presentation of new editorial publications.