Part of the Haworth Lifestyle Design Group, Italian brand Cassina announced Wednesday, April 5, that it has reached an agreement to acquire Italian furniture company Zanotta.
Described as one of the major players in the history of Italian design, Zanotta, founded in 1954 by Aurelio Zanotta, will join the other member brands of the Haworth Lifestyle Design Group, which are Cassina, Cappellini, Ceccotti, Karakter, Poltrona Frau, Luxury Living, JANUS Et Cie, Luminaire and Interni. A company that had conquered the design scene with its emblematic products, combining innovation and technological research with a continuous evolution of the quality of materials and production processes.
Zanotta, a brand with many collaborations
As a pioneer of Italian design, the company has had 330 of its iconic pieces exhibited in no less than 56 museums around the world. This recognition has been further confirmed over the years, as Zanotta has received 4 Compasso d’Oro ADI awards.
Throughout its history, Zanotta has collaborated with many great Italian architects and designers such as: Gae Aulenti, Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Alessandro Mendini, Carlo Mollino, Bruno Munari and Ettore Sottsass to offer product collections that best represent everyday life. For example, the Maggiolina chaise-longue, the Sciangai coat rack, the Sacco armchair, the Tonietta chair or the Quaderna table, have become references for all design lovers.