Founded in 1882, the company is currently managed by the third generation of the family with Giovanni and Michele Gervasoni.
The aesthetic standards and production techniques have changed over the years.Not the passion for beauty and artfully made.Attention to detail, the use of natural materials crafted with mastery, suggestions of places near and far remain the hallmarks of Gervasoni products.
The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets furniture solutions for the home and for the contract sector in its production facility of 40000 sq. m in Pavia di Udine, that has 90 employees.Collaboration with some of the most qualified designers such as Paola Navone – artistic director of the company – Marco Piva, Michael Sodeau and Jasper Startup, guarantees the aesthetic quality of the products and continued experimentation with new materials.
Today the Gervasoni Company is a broad and qualified reality.Following the family’s entrepreneurial vocation, in 2009 Giovanni and Michele Gervasoni acquired IFA srl – a company specialised in the production of high quality wooden chairs – launching the brand Very Wood reserved for the contract market.In 2012 Gervasoni presented Letti&co., its new brand dedicated to the culture of sleep, born from the collaboration with Paola Navone, artistic director also of the new brand.
Sustainability is a commitment that the company pursues in all phases of the production cycle. Commitment to the environment is recognised by several environmental certifications: the Quality certification UNI EN ISO 9001: 2008, the Environmental Management Certification UNI EN ISO 14001: 2004, the Certification for the Management of Workers ‘ Health and Safety OHSAS 18001: 2012.
Gervasoni collections are currently distributed in over seventy countries worldwide and 75% of the turnover is export.
Graduated in 1973 in architecture from the Turin Politecnico. Between 1970 and 1980 worked alongside Alessandro Mendini, Ettore Sottsass Jr. and Andrea Branzi in the Alchimia group, the most progressive set on the Italian design scene, developing a highly productive and stimulating avant-garde stance which gained her, in 1983, the prestigious Osaka International Design Award, bestowed for the first time that year. Born in Turin, she later moved to Milan, although she is first and foremost a citizen of the world: driven by her extreme interest in the most widely differing cultures – particularly oriental ones – she travels a great deal, bowing to a natural inclination to cross boundaries, and not only geographical ones. In her long and many-sided career she has switched easily between the roles of architect, designer, art director, interior designer, critic, teacher and organiser of exhibitions and events, both independently and for select clients: Abet Laminati, Armani Casa, Knoll International, Alessi, Piazza Sempione, Mondo, Driade, Orizzonti, Arcade, Oltrefrontiera, Casamilano, Antonangeli, Dada, Molteni, Natuzzi, Roche Bobois and Swarovski being only some examples. She has handled art direction at Gervasoni since 1998, in addition to designing most of the collections personally.