based in pavia di udine, italy, gervasoni designs, develops and manufacturers furniture solutions for the home and contract sectors. since starting in 1882 as a small wicker weaving workshop, the company has stayed in the family, currently with the third generation brothers, giovanni and michele, at the helm. this has ensured that their identity, which is defined by a passion for beauty, artisanal craftsmanship with natural materials and absolute attention to detail, has remained true and internationally distinguishable. however, over their 130 year history, their aesthetic styling and production techniques have changed on numerous occasions.


brick and up
(main image: inout collection in cork)
all images courtesy of gervasoni

 

 

these adaptations, as described by giovanni gervasoni, tell the very special evolution within the company. the latest of which has seen renowned italian designer paola navone step in as artistic director, bringing an eclectic sensitivity to the italian brand’s recognisable style. their uniqueness and diversity within the furniture market has been further extended under her guidance, as she has interpreted their expert knowledge and capabilities into new designs array with forms, finishes and colors.


brick and up

 

 

it is not only the close collaboration with paola navone that has spurred their latest lines of quality, sustainable and experimental products. the continuously successful partnership between giovanni and michele prevails within their balanced relationship of similarities and differences. their shared beliefs allow them to passionately define clear, strong and close directions, whilst their individuality generates very distinct and diverse ideas to the company’s portfolio.


brick and up

 

 

taking several of gervasoni’s newest collections as examples, such as ‘inout’, ‘sweet’, ‘gray’, and ‘brick’, their portfolio offers the ability to mix styles, materials and finishes. this allows the same furniture to adapt and match any interior design project, from classic styles to contemporary characteristics. taking their versatility and flexibility a step further, customization is an imperative element within the brand, as everyone wants their own dedicated product as well as gervasoni aiming to satisfy every detail for customers. this means they are able to produce totally custom creations of all sizes, shapes and colors.


brick and up

 

 

claiming to be a timeless collection mixed with contemporary, young yet classical characteristics, ‘brick’ defines a range of versatile furniture pieces for living spaces. from an array of sofas, beds and ottomans of different colors and fabrics to minimal but charismatic chairs of handwoven backs, the products mix and match according to any setting. additionally, use of barked wrigthia and american walnut timber showcases their natural and sustainable side.


gray, next and brick

 

 

combining influences from gustavian and scandinavian design styles, the ‘gray’ line is dominated by dark structures that echoe northern minimalism. the casual furniture, including sofas, beds, tables and more, are configured from wood, marble, china and even slate. these materials complement the sections of vivid and soft fabric.


gray and next

 

 

showcasing paola navone’s attention to eclecticism, the ‘sweet’ collection characterizes these new and rich elements in contrast to traditions. artisan knowledge of ancient materials like wood, marble and rattan are merged with modern ones such as rubber and cement. the resulting tables, chairs and storage systems are realized in a variety of high volume shapes with dramatic aesthetics.


gray and nuvola

 

 

further exhibiting gervasoni’s versatility, the ‘inout’ collection delivers exactly as its title suggests. comprising selections of chairs, tables, armchairs, sofas and accessories, the furniture range fits indoor spaces just as much as it does for terraces, gardens and pool-side patios. teak, ceramics, stone, aluminum and polyethylene have been chosen to shape pieces of sculpted beauty and sensibility.


nuvola and sweet

 


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