Paolo and Jonathan Nava


Armchair made from a single block of aromatic cedar. Distinguished by its ergonomic seat and rotating iron base. Upon request Globe Pouff is also available in cedar.The products are made from completely natural leather and hand-finished without the addition of any treatment. Movements, cracks and changes in the appearance of the wood are intrinsic characteristics of these items and result from the natural settlement and diverse environmental conditions.


Paolo and Jonathan Nava


Paolo Nava was born in Seregno in 1943, graduated at the Faculty of Architecture at Politecnico di Milano, he attended the Upper Course of Industrial Design in Florence, qualifying in 1966. He completed his Lifelong learning in England, working for industrial design studios.

In 1972 he founded the Citterio - Nava studio with A. Citterio.

From 1982 Paolo Nava proceed with his work as designer independently.

A fundamental aspect of his work is three-dimensional verification on laboratory models putting to the test various materials in his own studio-lab obtained from an early XX century villa of Lombardy countryside . 

Teacher in different important Italian universities, in the course of his career he won numerous international design awards, for this reason he is frequently invited as a lecturer in various countries. 

In his projects Paolo Nava is focused on the dialogue between his own fantasy and the concrete industrial and production requirements, using new inspirations, technologies and materials across different conceptual approach towards the living space, in order to get to a profound transformation of use.

In 2007 Paolo Nava started training his elder son Jonathan and now they are working together. Graduated in set design at the Accademia di Brera in Milan, Jonathan underwrite his father's job with the emotional concepts pertain to scenography.


Wood and finishes
Cedarwood raw
Cedar Contract
Cedar Sanded
Cedar Vulcano
Metal and finishes
Titanium, matt brushed effect
Aged Copper, matt brushed effect
Aged bronze, matt brushed effect
Stainless steel, matt brushed effect
RAL 3020 Traffic red
RAL 9005 Jet black
RAL 8019 Grey brown
RAL 7037 Dusty grey
RAL 7035 Light grey
RAL 9016 Traffic white
RAL 9010 Pure white
RAL 1013 Oyster white
RAL 9002 Grey white
RAL 9001 Cream white
Natural iron , oiled ( standard version)
iron "Irondust" Lacquered

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Natural Living

Each purchaser that buys a Riva 1920 product will receive as a gift a small plant, upon request, to return the favour to nature that originally produced the wood used for the production of the piece of furniture purchased.


Picture is for presentation purposes only, therefore it could be not perfectly representative.
Packaging in wooden crate has been replaced with packaging in recycled carton for a lower impact on the environment.

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