Antonio Larosa is a designer and educator who has been featured in many publications around the world . His work has been featured in Domus, Interior Design, Interni, Fast Company, Vogue, Contract Magazine, Design Journal, Furniture Today, Java, The Daily Mail, Desert Living, Home Fashion magazine, Taiwan News, Il Giornale Promosedia, Giornale Dell’ Arredamento, CNBC,
Happy to announce that the outdoor furniture selected for the main courtyard located on Albuquerque’s College of New Mexico campus consists mainly of the Garda and Loop collections. The Garda modular seating system and the Loop collection were designed by Antonio Larosa for Florida-based Benchmark Contract Furniture. Both collections, designed exclusively for public spaces, have
For those of you who know me well, you know my passion for designing furniture that fosters relationships instead of isolation. I always believe that good design can encourage people to want to interact …and what better than a picnic table is able to represent true socialization in public areas? Meet Granada, designed in Arizona
Cubix meet the majesty of Venetian glass. The timeless design of the Cubix collection was selected by the world’s largest maker of Venetian glass chandeliers for its headquarters. I Dogi, the prestigious company based in Venice, Italy, selected the Cubix collection for the seating areas inside their showroom and conference room. The stark, modern contrast
Antonio Larosa used the high-tech architecture of The Centre Pompidou as the inspiration for the Beam Benches. The stunning building in Paris houses the Musée National d’Art Moderne, which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe. Larosa was always fascinated by this major example of an ‘inside-out’ building in architectural history, with its
What is biophilic design? The word “Biophilia” was first introduced by psychoanalyst Erich Fromm who stated that biophilia is the “passionate love of life and of all that is alive…whether in a person, a plant, an idea, or a social group” in his book The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness in 1973. Biophilic design is a
Bike racks are important part of any city landscape and it’s hard to imagine life in a city without bikes. If bike racks are also fun to look at that’s even better! Designed by Larosa Design for Florida-based Benchmark Contract Furniture, Peanut is a family of bike racks made entirely out of aluminum and usable
In the past 15 years, Antonio Larosa -as logical progression in his prolific career- decided to invest in new design talents by teaching design and direct design programs in Universities. Antonio’s approach was a collaborative and project-based teaching as he was preparing students for professional and commercial practice. For many years Antonio organized, arranged and
The Como Collection, designed by Italian designer, Arizona-based Antonio Larosa, was selected by the prestigious Artisan Terrace Bar in Dallas. The Artisan Terrace Bar, which looks out over the Arts District, is one of the most popular spot in Dallas, located across the street from the Meyerson Symphony Center and Winspear Opera House. Previously the Como
Como is the new outdoor seating Collection designed by Larosa Design. Designed mainly for the contract and hospitality markets, Como can also be use in residential projects. The beautiful and heavy-duty collection is manufactured in Italy by the finest craftspeople and is available worldwide. Made of aluminum frame powder-coated in Silver, Charcoal and Bronze. Mildew
Wine meets design! Prosecco is a fun stool originally designed by Antonio Larosa in 2014 for the organizers of Vinitaly (world’s largest wine show). Available upholstered in fabric, vinyl or leather. Prosecco is a great product for wine bars, coffee houses, restaurants, clubs, offices, lobbies …or even makeup station at home!
In this post I would like to share a few images of my Isola, the world’s first biophilic furniture collection. Designed in 2011 for Florida-based Benchmark Contract Furniture, Isola has recently risen in popularity due to the big biophilic design trend (design that aims at creating a connection with nature). For this modular collection I
Moscow, Russia, November 2017 The Booth designed by Antonio Larosa of Larosa Design for Russian based Евродизайн, received outstanding comments and admiration from the visitors attending Mebel Expo in Moscow. It was also a very successful show for Евродизайн, a manufacturer of Kitchens, kitchen components and cabinets, closets, beds, and lacquered doors/panels. Some of the
Once Again, Politecnico di Milano has been named one of the top Architecture University in the world. Founded in 1863, the Politecnico di Milano is one of Europe’s most renowned design and engineering schools, with several Pritzker and Nobel Prize winners among its alumni. Politecnico di Milano is also ranked #5 in the world for
The Compelling Benefits of Steel Furniture in a Commercial or Retail Setting – By Jessica Kane, guest writer. In this day and age, there exists a multitude of options available to individuals and businesses when it comes to furniture composition. A commercial enterprise needs to seriously consider the composition of furniture it selects for its
Several years ago, Antonio Larosa started recording background music for his design exhibitions. After few years of recordings, Antonio decided to select some of the soundtracks to create a small project called soundesigner. The project was started to offer art and design students, schools and small companies the opportunity to use royalty-free music for their
A fun homage to our digital age and to a symbol that changed the way we live. The @ Chair is clean, fun and functional! Originally designed in 2008 by Antonio Larosa for an internet point in Europe, the @ chair (at chair) is now available worldwide. Bent plywood shell, lacquered or covered with laminate.
Sustainable design can be very sleek and good looking. The mirror collection we designed for North Carolina based Phillips Collection is made entirely from recycled oil drums and still looks amazing! The “industrial-looking” collection by Antonio Larosa, includes several designs all great for the residential or commercial applications (lobbies, hotels, restaurants, etc…).
Antonio Larosa has been selected by Vinitaly to be the first designer to create a product using a brand new, experimental and environmentally friendly material. The result is Bacchus, a piece of furniture created to test a special fabric made entirely with the skins, seeds and stalks of the grapes that are obtained during the production
US based Larosa Design has been selected to design the public space furniture for the prestigious Vinitaly, the world’s largest wine show to be held in Verona, Italy, on April 9-12. Desiring a more creative and challenging products, Vinitaly engaged the Italian designer, US based Antonio Larosa to design and to furnish spaces for the
Moscow, Russia, November 21/25-2016 The Booth designed by Antonio Larosa of Larosa Design for Russian based Евродизайн, received outstanding comments and admiration from the visitors attending Mebel Expo in Moscow. A clear homage to Mondrian, the booth featured a gorgeous wall made of large lacquered panels and a stunning 20′ tall tower made of kitchens
Larosa Design recently designed a new collection of molded plywood dining chairs. The market is flooded with plywood chairs so why more? This particular collection was designed by Antonio Larosa specifically for the restaurant, hospitality and contract markets. The plywood shells and the steel legs are very strong and durable…chairs strong enough to be used in