designed originally for his own family retreat, the ‘capri’ collection by matteo thun has proved since its first public appearance its many features: versatility, formal essentiality, technical and functional value granted by its raw material: wood!


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view from matteo thun’s terrace – the architect has been building the capri villa over 10 years and still considers it a work in progress
image by hiepler brunier



the ‘capri’ collection, whose name is connected to matteo thun’s vacation home near marina piccola, on the glamorous italian island, is super-versatile and meets the widest range of stylistic demands in the contract furnishing sector, from common areas to the balconies of hotel suites, from the solariums of high-end SPAs to bar lounges and restaurants.  the upholstery fabric by livio de simonea adds a fresh and mediterranean appeal. the collections of can be personalized to fit in and give quality to any setting. 


matteo thun capri collection designboom

a soft, captivating lounger that takes inspiration from classic shapes, bringing them up-to-date


‘today the world’s leading hotel chains are asking for turnkey solutions with a recognisable personality to develop their brand portfolio,’explains the bolzano-born architect and designer matteo thun. ‘timeless design entails creating solutions that can be replicated effortlessly and easily adapted to different styles and locations, without paying lip service to passing fads.’ its basic structure couldn’t be perceived as ‘normal’, yet it encompasses inimitable technical and functional brilliance.
matteo thun capri collection designboom


‘very wood’s partners benefit from our incredible manufacturing skills and technological expertise – which is what they need to take on their most ambitious challenges,’ says sergio bertossi, CEO of very wood. ‘with over 30 years’ experience in the field of design and contract furnishings, we develop the most exquisite designs with the utmost functionality and flexibility. which is exactly what this sector demands.’
matteo thun capri collection designboom


‘capri’ is the latest product of the collaboration between very wood and matteo thun atelier, preceded by the ‘carmen’ line in 2016, a mix of classicism and modernity embodied in a series of seats, and ‘lisboa’, a classic model of chair presented at the salone del mobile in milan last april. an italian handmade story: a vision where craftsmanship, natural materials, healthy living and human values are predominant. moreover the services include the identification and quantifying of inventories, budgeting, scheduling, sourcing, tendering, expediting, production and quality control up to supervising final installation. very wood and matteo thun atelier are currently cooperating on new interior design projects for the hospitality sector, in lucerne, hamburg, basel and stuttgart, due to be completed in 2019.
matteo thun capri collection designboom