Born in 1955 out of a shared passion for glass, Gallotti&Radice was the dream of Pierangelo Gallotti and Luigi Radice. The company is distinguished by a combination of tradition and innovation, two elements that are equally as important to the Gallotti&Radice brand. What started as a small artistic space to create lighting fixtures and mirrors by hand has since been transformed into one of the world’s most prominent names in interior design. Internationally known for their exquisite attention to detail and wealth of industry knowledge, Gallotti&Radice continues to pay homage to its founders by staying true to their principles.
The design and production for Gallotti&Radice are carried out in northern Italy’s Brianza district, a region that is internationally known for furniture design. The love for its home base is an integral part of Gallotti&Radice’s company philosophy, along with its deep passion for glass and crystal. After being one of the first companies anywhere in the world to employ crystal in the production of designer furniture, Gallotti&Radice has continued to use this beautiful and sustainable material to define its style.
Contemporary Furnishings: From Office Furniture to Designer Lamps
Gallotti&Radice produces contemporary furnishings that suit a variety of spaces. Ideal for both home and office use, the company’s elegant and refined furniture products are characterized by soft lines and the stylish use of velvet, leather, or removable fabric covers. Holding its roots near and dear, a vast portion of Gallotti&Radice’s production remains dedicated to designer lighting today.
The Gallotti&Radice office furniture is also defined by lightness, a theme that runs throughout the company. One particular example of this vision is the WGS Collection, designed by Monica Armani for flexible work environments with features like crystal shelves and solid wood supports. The various collections designed by the brand are each completely unique in every way, a result of long-standing collaborations with prominent designers from all over the world. Gallotti&Radice’s most commercially successful collection is the Air collection, which was designed by Pinuccio Borgonovo and features a range of striking office furniture that combine both crystal and wood.
The Revolutionary Use of Crystal in Furniture
When it was first established, the mission of Gallotti&Radice was to create a physical space where the founders could express their passion for glass and crystal. Since then, the company has come a tremendously long way, however, the dedication to crystal remains evident in their work and continues to be a critical element in the design of their products.
After achieving international success with the first entirely glass table designed by Luigi Massoni, the company was thrust into a whole new dimension of distinction. The use of glass and crystal in the interior furnishing industry gained worldwide attention. The brand expanded to manufacture mirrors, trolleys, consoles, and storage furniture.
Even with such an impressive level of growth, Gallotti&Radice maintains the soul and company values it was established with so many years ago. The company remains a global ambassador of Made in Italy values and heads into the future with an appreciation for the past.