Piano Design

Renzo and Matteo Piano

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Plywood and hardwood chest of drawers, featuring completely smooth fronts with side recessed handle.The drawers are made with traditional dovetail joints and slide on metal guides.The two top sections and the drawers are separated by fine stainless steel elements.Finish: base of oil / natural wax of vegetable origin with pine extracts.

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Renzo and Matteo Piano

Designer

Renzo Piano was born in Genoa in 1937 into a family of builders. He developed strong attachments with this historic city and port and with his father's profession. While studying at Politecnico of Milan University, he worked in the office of Franco Albin. In 1971, he set up the Piano & Rogers office in London together with Richard Rogers, with whom he won  the competition for the Centre Pompidon. He subsequently moved to Paris. From early 1970s to the 1990s, he worked with the engineer Peter Rice, sharing the Atelier Piano & Rice from 1977 to 1981. In 1981, the Renzo Piano Building Workshop was established, with 150 staff and offices in Paris, Genoa and New York.

materials

Wood and finishes
Whitened Oak with knots wax
Oak with knots
Elm
Oak
Walnut
Cherrywood, oil
Maple

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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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