The matter of light is stone with hints of lapis lazuli, chromed steel, shiny reflections of geometric shapes on the frescoed wall for three centuries. Rigel is much more than a small round table, it is an object so slender and strong as to disappear and reappear upon the passing of a cloud. It is made of symmetries and centralities but its shadows escape along infinite perspectives. Table top, bedside table, sculpture, point, sign …
Let’s think of giving shape to time with the illusion of containing it, measuring it, possessing it in some way. Thus, “ancient” and “modern” become categories within which to seek a bit of everything. It depends how it turns. Yesterday, every curl was ancient, seventeenth-century, baroque or thereabouts. Today, it surpasses all forms of modern and becomes post-modern, in the era in which everything is post-something. Details, curved lines, colour or absence of colour. Mixing, de-contextualising, displacing, that is the game, all shapes, all colours find their space. Everyone plays in their own way. All architects, when they can, invent their own rules; otherwise they play with those that exist. Elledue offers infinite variations so that in every contract project, the professionalism, creativity and identity of the designers, fitters and clients can stand out. Like Moskow [nota: lo spelling di Mosca in inglese è Moscow]White Edition, every Elledue creation invents a new worl
“Fantasy is like jam, it must be spread on a solid slice of bread” Italo Calvino
There are endless ways to create a beautiful, useful, exciting object that gratifies at least a part of us. We do not always want the same things. We need warmth, materials that are pleasing to the eye and to the touch, artisan craftsmanship that is so splendid in its tiny imperfections. Shapes known since the dawn of time, made and remade in different ways. In another place, in another time, we want novelty, transgression, play, invention by invention, colour. Elsewhere we want to enjoy the emptiness, the void, rarefied forms and materials, evanescent colours, straight lines and essential curves. Kiev is good warmth. Tobacco colour, honey, tea, scent of cinnamon, wood and leather. Looking at Kiev and seeing hands that know how to feel, to sew, to stretch, to pull, to give shape, to fold. Kiev is the backrest that continues its curve into the back legs, perfect cording that envelops the wood and defines the shapes. Kiev is craftsmanship, culture, balance open to sudden variations, to mix with bright colours, shiny surfaces, antique carpets, stones, copper, steel, glass… for endless new designs.
The stool, of all the seats, is the one that has changed the most in recent decades. From Hollywood to the kitchen counter at home, the leap is not that small. From an everyday object to the shining star, from an uncomfortable seat to an icon of communication, from a useless object to an essential seat, breakfast, lunch, brunch, tea, supper, dinner… all strictly English. Yet, it was precisely us Italians who transformed it into a pop icon. From Castiglioni to Menphis we coloured it, deconstructed it, remade it and remade it again, until it took centre stage, transforming it into a sculpture, a game, multiple for furnishing everything. Extraordinary magic, with stools like Emerald, able to leave play and colours for elegant artisan finishes and the comfort of an armchair. But everything is always up there, higher, where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of our emotions.
We work for the world we want. A blue world like the immensity of the oceans that we want to keep crossing with the large ships that we furnish. Blue like the infinite sky to be crossed with planes that continue to bring us all together in one big world. Blue like the colour full of freshness, of serenity and of life that we have chosen for our Orvieto chair.
Organisation, quality, service
We offer the best custom solutions and contract projects for any sector, from Cruise ships to Hotellerie, from the furniture of work spaces to management offices and resting areas. We build furniture for important entrepreneurial projects, ensuring high quantitative and qualitative standards, respecting delivery times and procedures.
In detail, ELLEDUE takes part in important contract projects because:
– we use quality raw materials
– we feature total control over production phases
– we work with highly qualified artisans
– we execute certified quality checks
– we manage projects from beginning to end, from the order acquisition to the shipment of the products
– we meet delivery deadlines
– we guarantee total confidentiality with regards to Clients’ projects.
ELLEDUE boasts the necessary characteristics to manage complex projects.
We are able to dialogue with designers, architects and clients, we translate the client’s needs to technicians who have the skills to experiment and find new solutions.
We feature suitable technologies to produce high-quality objects and maintain the product quality constant.
ELLEDUE is able to organise production with flexibility in order to handle changes and variants during the work process and always meet the deadlines.
That’s all we know how to do
The biggest shipowners are well aware of this, who furnished restaurants, bars, congress halls and cabins of their ships with our chairs. Specialised in the Cruise ship world and experts in Hotellerie and Retail, public spaces, accommodations, furnishing of work and leisure environments, ELLEDUE proposes an assorted catalogue of chairs and furnishing accessories built using quality materials and with handicraft attention to details. Objects that maintain their beauty in time.
Beauty and quality of materials, but also attention to safety certifications, dimensions, weight, ergonomics that render ELLEDUE chairs truly comfortable and easy to use and move, also in environments like restaurant halls where a large number has to be re-organised many times a day. Beauty and quality of materials, but also attention to safety certifications, dimensions, weight, ergonomics that render ELLEDUE chairs truly comfortable and easy to use and move, also in environments like restaurant halls where a large number has to be re-organised many times a day. We manage complex projects from beginning to end. We are able to dialogue with designers, architects and clients. We translate the client’s needs to technicians, and are willing to experiment and find new solutions.
Concealed work that, as Andrea states “…comes out when the hand caresses the product, the eyes confirm the quality and beauty and you can immediately perceive order, safety and guarantee”.
Living room chairs, with armrests or without?
Would you like chairs with armrests for your living room?
We all thought about this option when the rooms are spacious and tables allow for it. Objections may be raised. Chairs without armrests are the solution if you are looking for chairs easy to use and move around, lighter and easy to carry. “Pozzetto” armchairs, when the height of the armrests does not exceed 65/67 cm and can be easily stored under the tables, offer utmost comfort to the user. A pleasant and enveloping support, an appealing definition of the space and proximity with other diners, a comfortable back that helps keeping the ideal posture when dialoguing at the table. Beautiful sensations.
In narrow spaces, armrests must be eliminated from your fantasies, or at least, retracted considerably. Certain advantages will be lost in favour of greater freedom of movement of the guests and easier management of the chairs.
Sit comfortably and bon appetit!
In both cases, our choice will always ensure a magnificent vision of the room, management facility, utmost comfort and beauty, thanks to ELLEDUE chairs.
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