Padua-based studio Favaretto&Partners has internationality in its DNA and has recently expanded its range of action in Asia and Canada

For 45 years internationalization and innovation have been the strengths of Favaretto&Partners, the Padua-based design studio that since 1973 has been working for North America, Brazil and Asia, in addition to Europe and Italy. “We have opened a new silk road,” comments Francesco Favaretto, the son of founder Paolo Favaretto and the creator in recent times of a dense network of relations with the eastern market relying on experienced collaborators in Shanghai and partnerships with Sunon in China and Fursys in South Korea.

Studio Favaretto&Partners

As one of the first Italian practices to engage in collaborations with companies all over the world, Favaretto&Partners made a simple and understandable language its trump card to obtain universal appreciation, focusing on consulting and planning of visual communication for companies as well as on different design fields, from industrial to digital design.

Left to right, architect Paolo Favaretto and designer Francesco Favaretto from the established namesake studio

The Padua-based studio designs furnishings characterized by simple and refined shapes: in particular, working with lighting design, Favaretto&Partners combines wood with glass, giving its lamps a sophisticated appearance that contributes making the space more welcoming.

Biga for Luxy, designed by Favaretto&Partners 2018, is an enveloping lounge chair suitable for moments of relaxation or focused work

The team of the studio Favaretto&Partners in PaduaThe studio is specializing in product design and is renowned also for the design, prototyping and industrialization for large-scale interior design projects, systems for collectivity, office furniture and technical seating.

Favaretto & Partners has experienced collaborators in Toronto and last June started working with Canadian company Nienkamper, while it has been collaborating with Haworth and Groupe Lacasse for decades. [Text Giulia Bruno]

Samu, designed by Favaretto & Partners, armchair/chair, with its sinuous whale-like shape, is an iconic product by Sunon, top Chinese office furniture brand