The fourth generation. An era of great Design - 1980 to 2000
In 1980, innovative Italian interior designer Tiziano Lera creates a collection of approximately 12 avant garde occasional and living room items simply known as Pappagalle. A year later, Nicola Mantellassi Joint the company launched ANTIQUE, one of the most revolutionary dining and occasional tables, standing lamps, chairs ever done, with reproductions from originals found in celebrated castles and estates in the world. The positive reception of this collection made in bronze and wood, reaffirms the importance of Mantellassi’s work with top designers around the world, as Antonio Arena. The late ‘80s mark significant debuts of Roberta, Nicola’s wife, as r&d chief, and Mantellassi launched the Romantica collection, continental furniture drawn from the archives the much heralded design firm. Patina is re-introduced as a memory collection of Mantellassi in 1996, offering vintage look, more livable furniture at a great value for money. That same year, the opening of the Almaty Mantellassi shop in the shop, was the milestone of the future distribution strategy. In 1996, Mantellassi introduces the Etnica collection, featuring furniture from the Far east, Middle east and African artist and designer that draws on ancient typical patterns.