vgo loves artisans
VGO ASSOCIATES HAS THE OBJECTIVE OF USING DESIGN AS A TRANSFORMATION TOOL THROUGH TANGIBLE PROJECTS CARRIED OUT IN COLLABORATION WITH INSTITUTIONS, COMPANIES, ORGANIZATIONS AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, NATIONAL AND FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS. ONE OF THE STUDIO’S MAIN ATTRIBUTES IS THE INSPIRATION FOR TRADE AND SUPPORT FOR SMALL LOCAL PRODUCTIONS FOR THE RECOVERY OF CRAFTSMANSHIP. VGO ASSOCIATES INTEGRATES ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT OF COLLECTIBLE DESIGN BRINGING TOGETHER AN ELITE TEAM OF ARTISANS AND COMPANIES. tHROUGH OUR PASSION FOR THE INDUSTRY AND COMMITMENT TO RESEARCH AND INNOVATION WE ARE WELL VERSED IN IDENTIFYING AND DEFINING THE STRATEGY AND CONCEPT OF A HOSPITALITY VENUE FROM THE BEGINNING. THIS INCLUDES THE KNOWLEDGE OF BACK-OF-HOUSE TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL PROCESSES AND THEIR IMPLEMENTATION.
For more than fourty years, Antique Mirror has dedicated itself to researching and creating special products in the flat glass industry. All their sheets and mosaics are produced in the factory in Sovicille (Siena) using particular patented procedures and only artisan techniques.
Angeloni is the third generation of artisans from Dino Contri who was born on 1 July 1911 to a cobbler and housewife father. At the age of 13 he began to work in the various factories in Carrara as a marble worker, going to various masters as an ornamental stonemason working alongside him to learn the various working techniques..
The Florentine art in marble inlay and scagliola lives traditionally in the workshop of the Bianchi family, whose progenitor Bianco, in the late ’40s, rediscovered this work. Today, Alexander and Elizabeth continue to produce unique pieces such as tables, pictures, panels and giftware.
Fausto Dalla Torre and his wife Luisa started Il Fanale in a small workshop outside Treviso. Their goal was handmaking high-quality fixtures as expression of Made in Italy; the use of noble materials like brass, copper and glass creates a classic style, combined with a special treatment of oxidation.
Intro Srl, located in Cittadella (Padova), is a specialist fit-out contractor from design development and shop drawings to production and installation of millwork and FF&E serving some of the most important and prestigious International Hotel Chains across the globe.
Fratelli Colì represent the path of a family and so many workers from the craftsman of 1650s who created ceramic work while pursuing high quality instinctively. The skilled hands of “grandfather Antonio” transmitted his passion for the ancient art to his children and grandchildren.
Made in Italy with the strength of creativity, fantasy, traditional manufacturing and research. This is the GIORGIO LINEA SRL’s mission, an historical factory in leather goods business and a vendor for the most important luxury fashion brands in the world.
The Terrecotte Poggi Ugo furnace is known in the terracotta sector for producing accurate artifacts and the Poggi Ugo – Impruneta brand is recognized as a synonym of quality. A small guarantee of quality and “Made in Italy” is issued for each item sold. Since 1919, the Poggi family has been working the precious Impruneta terracotta in an ancient furnace dating back to 1500.
Scapin Collezioni, born as a branch of L Veneta, is an italian brand representing a new vision of contemporary design, with the aim to use the artisanship knowledge and technics revisiting objects in a modern key by using innovative materials and vanguard production technologies.
Sem-Ar is a leading company specialising in silver and gold findings. Semar’s catalogue contains more than 20.000 items, these can be personalized and changed according to their customers requirments.
Zanetto is a craftsmanship reality born in 1963 in Padua, Italy. In their laboratory they create, entirely by hand, home decor objects and tableware using bronze, copper, brass, silver and other noble metals, with the aim of preserving the history, savoir-faire and fascinating techniques of metal processing.