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Poltrona Frau for Catania Fontanarossa airport 08/06/2016
International passengers in transit at Catania Fontanarossa airport can enjoy all the glamour of a comfortable wait thanks to Poltrona Frau. All the waiting and departure, arrivals and baggage claim areas have been furnished with modular elements from the Onda Airport collection designed by architects Lella and Massimo Vignelli. The refurbishment and expansion plan for the airport’s lounges has included a total of 864 seats.
Poltrona Frau for the new lounges Casa Alitalia 06/06/2016
Poltrona Frau for the new Casa Alitalia flagship lounges. Opening ceremonies held to present the first two Casa Alitalia lounges at Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino
The first two Casa Alitalia flagship lounges were opened to the public today: Poltrona Frau, through its Contract Division, supplied made-to-measure furniture and items from its collection as part of a project signed by the architect Marco Piva.

The Casa Alitalia lounges represent the tip of the diamond of the recent relaunch of the national company and to develop them Alitalia, faithful to its vocation as the global ambassador of the best of ‘Made in Italy’, turned to Poltrona Frau, the epitome of Italian style and beauty.

Home Theater 12/04/2016

Poltrona Frau Contract presents its HOME THEATER collection: STANLEY, BRANDO, TAYLOR and ODEON: 4 armchairs designed for furnishing private cinemas, projecton rooms, clubs and lounges in the most exclusive location.


Cassina Contract furnishings for the Room Mate Giulia hotel, Milan 15/03/2016
In the centre of Milan, this 85-room hotel was designed by Patricia Urquiola, Art Director at Cassina. 

Cassina Contract worked alongside the architect, coordinating the furnishing project for the rooms and public areas and providing tailor-made furnishings characterised by their high quality, creativity and refined materials.
Dom Pérignon Lounge & Raw Bar in the exclusive garden of the Bulgari Hotel 01/06/2015
This spring and summer, the Bulgari Hotel in Milan and Dom Pérignon are presenting a unique champagne tasting opportunity in the Dom Pérignon Lounge & Raw Bar, which is located in the exclusive surroundings of the hotel garden.
All of the furniture has been made to measure by Cassina Contract, which boasts vast experience in high-end B2B furnishings. It has perfectly conveyed the sense of 5-star hospitality offered by Bulgari Hotels & Resorts and wonderfully embodied its brand identity.  
CASSINA CONTRACT FOR THE NEW AND PRESTIGIOUS EXCELSIOR HOTEL GALLIA IN MILAN 15/01/2016
Owned by Katara Hospitality, the Excelsior Gallia Hotel is an iconic point of reference in Milan and, thanks to the meticulous multi-million restoration of the historic palace which includes a new modern wing, exudes splendour and prestige. First opened as “Palazzo Gallia”, the hotel has strong links with the city’s history and from its privileged position in the up-and-coming Porta Nuova area, the new centre of Milanese life, is looking towards Milan’s future.
Cassina Contract supplies the Versace boutiques 24/06/2015
Contract is partner for the production of the Versace boutiques, as part of the plan of development and growth undertaken in these recent years by the Maison Versace. 
POLTRONA FRAU CONTRACT FOR THE NEW ICE KRAKÓW CONGRESS CENTRE 10/12/2014

Over 36,000 sqm of conference space, an Auditorium Hall ready to host approx. 1,900 people, a spacious and multifunctional foyer which can be used for various activities such as hosting exhibitions. These are only some of the assets of the multifunctional ICE Kraków Congress Centre, situated in an excellent location in the centre of Krakow, and that will place it among the most exclusive congress centers in Europe. Poltrona Frau Contract is proud to be the supplier of all the seating for the auditorium, designed by Krzysztof Ingarden.

POLTRONA FRAU CONTRACT FOR NAVARRA’S UNIVERSITY 28/11/2014

The University of Navarra is a private pontifical university based at the southeast of Pamplona, Spain and it was founded in 1952 by St. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer. At the present time, they have 9 research facilities and now a new museum has been built that, apart from housing an art and photography collection, also incorporates its performing arts activities inside the auditorium. Poltrona Frau Contract has proudly supplied the 692 auditorium seats for this extraordinary project. The seat model chosen for the auditorium, combines a sophisticated design with functionality that appeals to those with high aesthetic standards and it represents another example of the unique craftsmanship and specific knowhow of Poltrona Frau Contract in the development of fixed seating.

POLTRONA FRAU CONTRACT E FRANK GEHRY TOGETHER AGAIN FOR THE LOUIS VUITTON FOUNDATION 13/11/2014

A fruitful collaboration that has been lasting for years, the one between the American architect Frank Gehry and the Contract Division of Poltrona Frau, and which reached its peak in the project of the Foundation Louis Vuitton. It’s a creative centre for French and International artists, opened to the public on 27 October 2014 in Paris, in the Bois de Boulogne, and intended to host temporary exhibitions, galleries and permanent collections. Inside, there is also an auditorium with 340 seats provided by Poltrona Frau, where events and multidisciplinary performances will be organized.

NEW PROJECT ACQUISITION: THE JOCKEY CLUB INNOVATION TOWER, HONG KONG 29/10/2014

The new Innovation Tower of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will be located at the northeast side of the university campus. The Tower provides some 12,000 square meters of net floor area and is able to accommodate over 1,500 students. The project is signed by Zaha Hadid Architects and the design unashamedly of the tower aims to stimulate a vision of possibilities for the future whilst reflecting the history of the institution. The new Tower will host the School of Design, labs, galleries, a museum and an auditorium. Poltrona Frau design team collaborated directly with Zaha Hadid Architects in the definition of the 300 custom made seats for the auditorium.

EPFL – SWISS TECH CONVENTION CENTER OF LAUSANNE 11/09/2014

The Swiss Tech Convention Center, opened recently, is one of the most modern and best equipped conference centers in the world. Located on the campus of the prestigious Ecòle Polytecnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), it is a world-class tool for the exchange of knowledge and reaffirms the strong position of the school at the heart of Europe’s scientific community. For the Contract division of Poltrona Frau this is an important supply in terms of numbers: 3,000 seats for the amphitheater built with Canadian technology “Gala Systems” which allows to transform the big auditorium into a banquet hall of over 1,800 square meters, in about 15 minutes. This important project is another example that attests the ability of the company to combine the most advanced technology with highly skilled workmanship

Poltrona Frau Contract for the new passengers terminal of the G.Marconi international airport in Bologna 17/06/2014

Nowadays in the travel world waiting time at the airport has become an important moment, and Poltrona Frau is able to offer a solution for all the
 possible needs:privacy orconnectivity, relax or interaction. The Contract division reaches this goal through proposals which meet the highest levels of comfort. On the 12th june 2014 the new passenger terminal of the G. Marconi airport has been inaugurated in Bologna, following a plan to requalify and extend the waiting lounge of the airport
for wich Poltrona Frau furnished 200 seating chairs.
Poltrona Frau together with Coop Himmelb(l)au for House of Music 29/04/2014

Poltrona Frau is proud to contributed with its 1300 Pitagoras armchair to the creation of House of Music, a hybrid space based on the concept of sharing and creation of synergies among public, artists, students and educators. The brilliant particularity of House of Music, over obviously the architecture of Coop Himmelb (l) au, is the 1300 seats concert hall and the U-form structure with an auditorium and other smaller rooms used as practice room and to hold lessons of music.

               
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Poltrona Frau and Grimshaw Architects: Planetarium Chair 15/04/2014


Poltrona Frau and Grimshaw Architects present the exclusive worldwide premiere of the Planetarium Chair specifically designed for the new “Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science” in Miami. The official presentation is part of the Elements installation, an exhibit-event held during Fuori Salone 2014 at the scenic Fonderia Napoleonica Eugenia foundry space in Milan.
Elements is a thematic exhibition that showcases a selection of furniture and design projects by Grimshaw Architects in collaboration with Poltrona Frau and divides into 6 focus projects and brings together some of Grimshaw Architects’finest work. This is showcased through photographs, drawings, prototypes and structural details, in an installation that also includes 3D augmented reality models which can be viewed on a smartphone or tablet using the free Elements app.


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Cassina Contract and Daniel Libeskind 07/02/2014
Cassina Contract and Daniel Libeskind present the made to measure furnishings by Cassina Contract for the communal areas of the lobbies of the new Residenze Libeskind, the urban complex made up of 5 buildings in the CityLife project.





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Array Armchair by Zaha Hadid Design 07/04/2013
An “Array” is a matrix in the language of  science and is perfectly apt to describe the new auditorium seating system designed by Zaha Hadid for Poltrona Frau Contract as it creates a network of visual and geometrical effects in each seating area. This system forms the basis of a new, prestigious collaboration between the famous designer and the Contract Division of Poltrona Frau.



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Hotel Conservatorium Amsterdam 05/03/2013
The historic Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam  with “made in Italy” interpretation by Piero Lissoni and Cassina Contract
A nineteenth century building in the museum district of Amsterdam with 129 uniquely designed rooms and a heart of glass lying at the center.

New National Archives of France 05/03/2013
Poltrona Frau Contract is in Paris with Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas for the prestigious new Archives Nationales project scheduled for completion in 2013 in Pierrefitte sur Seine-Saint Denis.