In Chiavari, we have visited workshop of master woodcarver and expert for Chiavari chairs Franco Casoni. More about it inside our upcoming Liguria issue!







These beautiful plastic toys were designed by British designer Patrick Rylands for Trendon Toys company.

Created in 1970, the toys illustrate pure organic shapes perfect for children's play. Fish and Bird are ideal for bath use and documents organic design of the era. Now in the collaction of Victoria & Albert museum in London, among others.




In the town of Chiavari we have visited workshop of master woodcarver Franco Casoni, who showed us rare historical catalogues of famous company Sanguineti produced amazing Chiavari chairs during the 1950s.

Chiavari chair is a specific typology of a chair produced in Chiavari almost more than 200 years. Based on lightness and delicate craft, Chiavari chairs were adorated by modernists architects and designers of the post-war era.

One of the most interesting Chiavari chairs from modern era is La Tigullina, designed by Colombo Sanguineti and received honorable mention at the Compasso d’Oro in 1958. The re-edition
of this chair with armrests, which was prepared by Domenico Rocca from Segno Italiano is still manufactured using the classical techniques.

More about Chiavari chairs, La Tigullina and interview with Domenico find in our upcomig Liguria issue!








In the town of Chiavari we have visited workshop of master woodcarver Franco Casoni, who showed us rare historical catalogues of famous company Sanguineti produced amazing Chiavari chairs during the 1950s.

Chiavari chair is a specific typology of a chair produced in Chiavari almost more than 200 years. Based on lightness and delicate craft, Chiavari chairs were adorated by modernists architects and designers of the post-war era.

One of the most interesting Chiavari chairs from modern era is La Tigullina, designed by Colombo Sanguineti and received honorable mention at the Compasso d’Oro in 1958. The re-edition
of this chair with armrests, which was prepared by Domenico Rocca from Segno Italiano is still manufactured using the classical techniques.

More about Chiavari chairs, La Tigullina and interview with Domenico find in our upcomig Liguria issue!







Elvio Becheroni, Fru-Fru lamp, Lamperti, 1972
Ettore Sottsass, Capodanno lamp, Alchimia, 1977
Andrea Bellosi, Arc-en-ciel, Alchimia, 1980
Roberto Nucci, Galassia, Pubblimec, 1972
Ettore Sottsass, Violet and pink Asteroide lamps, Poltronova, 1968
Superstudio, Gherpe lamp for Design Center/Poltronova, 1967

One of the highlights of new OKOLO Liguria issue will be an amazing design collection of Fulvio Ferrari.

His collection features rare pieces from modern and postmodern Italian design. Series of experimental lightning objects created by famous as well as not so well known designers and artists during the 1970s documents Fulvio Ferrari's strong interest in this period.

Photographed inside Ferrari's house in Borgio Verezzi in Liguria, the lightning objects create dark and infernal atmosphere in the wonderful historic interior.

Much more from Fulvio Ferrari's house and collection in our Liguria issue presented at upcoming designSUPERMARKET festival in Prague.

Photo: Jaroslav Moravec
Styling: OKOLO




Elvio Becheroni, Fru-Fru lamp, Lamperti, 1972
Ettore Sottsass, Capodanno lamp, Alchimia, 1977
Andrea Bellosi, Arc-en-ciel, Alchimia, 1980
Roberto Nucci, Galassia, Pubblimec, 1972
Ettore Sottsass, Violet and pink Asteroide lamps, Poltronova, 1968
Superstudio, Gherpe lamp for Design Center/Poltronova, 1967

One of the highlights of new OKOLO Liguria issue will be an amazing design collection of Fulvio Ferrari.

His collection features rare pieces from modern and postmodern Italian design. Series of experimental lightning objects created by famous as well as not so well known designers and artists during the 1970s documents Fulvio Ferrari's strong interest in this period.

Photographed inside Ferrari's house in Borgio Verezzi in Liguria, the lightning objects create dark and infernal atmosphere in the wonderful historic interior.

Much more from Fulvio Ferrari's house and collection in our Liguria issue presented at upcoming designSUPERMARKET festival in Prague.

Photo: Jaroslav Moravec
Styling: OKOLO




Elvio Becheroni, Fru-Fru lamp, Lamperti, 1972
Ettore Sottsass, Capodanno lamp, Alchimia, 1977
Andrea Bellosi, Arc-en-ciel, Alchimia, 1980
Roberto Nucci, Galassia, Pubblimec, 1972
Ettore Sottsass, Violet and pink Asteroide lamps, Poltronova, 1968
Superstudio, Gherpe lamp for Design Center/Poltronova, 1967

One of the highlights of new OKOLO Liguria issue will be an amazing design collection of Fulvio Ferrari.

His collection features rare pieces from modern and postmodern Italian design. Series of experimental lightning objects created by famous as well as not so well known designers and artists during the 1970s documents Fulvio Ferrari's strong interest in this period.

Photographed inside Ferrari's house in Borgio Verezzi in Liguria, the lightning objects create dark and infernal atmosphere in the wonderful historic interior.

Much more from Fulvio Ferrari's house and collection in our Liguria issue presented at upcoming designSUPERMARKET festival in Prague.

Photo: Jaroslav Moravec
Styling: OKOLO



Our fourth issue of OKOLO magazine is nearly finnished. Launching at designSUPERMARKET festival at 7 December in Prague, the magazine will discover hidden design and architecture treasures of Italian Liguria province.

Above you can see our team with the special ordered OKOLO Liguria bread baked in the small historical city of Finale Borgo.

More about new issue of OKOLO next time.

Thanks to all collaborators.

Photo by Jaroslav Moravec






Our fourth issue of OKOLO magazine is nearly finnished. Launching at designSUPERMARKET festival at 7 December in Prague, the magazine will discover hidden design and architecture treasures of Italian Liguria province.

Above you can see our team with the special ordered OKOLO Liguria bread baked in the small historical city of Finale Borgo.

More about new issue of OKOLO next time.

Thanks to all collaborators.

Photo by Jaroslav Moravec