Italian design powerhouse Zanotta release a new collection

Contemporary classics

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No-one knows good furniture design quite like the Italians and Zanotta is a case in point

With their 60-year heritage and long-held position at the forefront of cutting edge design, the Italian design house just keeps getting better with age. You might have spotted Zanotta pieces at MoMa in New York, the Pompidou in Paris, Milan's Triennale Design Museum and the London Design Museum, if not in glossy magazine editorials of envy-inducing apartments the world over.

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For their latest collection, the Italian design empire has unveiled brand new pieces as well as reinventions of some of their most classic designs, with a focus on new contemporary finishes and high-tech materials. For the new items, Zanotta have continued their tradition of partnering with industry pioneers, from the striking Raperonzolo mirror by Atelier Oi for Zanotta to the unique hybrid Shoji console-shelf by LucidiPevere.

The reworked pieces from the Zanotta archives include the iconic Cumano small table by Achille Castiglioni and Aster clothes stand by Alessandro Dubini, both updated with a glossy new light blue varnish for a modish '60s look. The Sacco bean bag by Gatti, Paolini and Teodoro has also been reimagined, with vibrant digitally printed covers and new sizes.

Zanotta is available exclusively in Australia from Space Furniture, which has stores in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. See the complete range at Space Furniture

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