Carlo Donati is a known name here at Covet House for all the best reasons. Today we bring you the latest collection the Italian designer developed for the Mid-Century brand Essential Home. The collection is called Dolce Vita and the biggest inspiration was the cinema and life of heedless pleasure and luxury. Discover all the pieces of this incredible collection, and don’t miss out on the news the brand and the designer have prepared for all of us.
If you’ve been updated about what’s going on in the design scene the last few months, then you know that Italian designer Carlo Donati has been working on something very special… Today, we reveal to you Carlo Donati’s new and exclusive mid-century collection with luxury furniture brand Essential Home! These unique pieces will be on everyone’s home and every top interior designer‘s project in the upcoming months, we know that for sure!
Carlo Donati’s Dolce Vita is here to impress and make the world fall in love with the Italian designers mid-century modern ideas. Get ready to discover and best inspired by these amazing pieces and don’t be admired if you fall in love with them in a blink of an eye!
The new mid-century modern collection by Carlo Donati and Essential Home combines the best of both worlds. It’s a tribute to both exquisite Italian design but also Portuguese craftsmanship, as well as a representation of Palm Springs’ mid-century modern architecture and design style. You’ll find bright colours, stunning patterns and geometric patterns that come together in beautiful harmony. The La Dolce Vitta Collection features inspiration from Italian actors and directors of the mid-century era and it’s definitely a must-have this year!
Carlo Donati Studio combined forces with one of the top mid-century furniture brands to create a memorable collection that combines style, high-quality material, fine craftsmanship techniques with a touch of history.
Inspired by great names of the design world such as Gio Ponti and Franco Albini, Carlo Donati brings us a mid-century collection with personality and character, taking us back in time to a Palm Springs with its timelessly elegant ambience of the 50s and 60s. He considers it a design mirage, defined by its modern, functional, and aesthetic concepts. With its cheerful colours and amazing views, Palm Springs was once a kind of Dolce Vita destination for Hollywood stars like Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra.
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These unique fifties patterns are also found in the luxurious upholstery of the Federico chair design, paired with the ivory back seats. This beautiful piece is a tribute to the great Federico Fellini, one of the best Italian film director and screenwriter, that was known for his distinctive style, which mix of mixing fantasy and baroque images with dreadfulness.
The precious crossing curved brass frame of this beautiful screen, named after Giulietta Masina, creates an elegant dialogue with the upholstery- deep yellow or peacock velvet combined with a fifties’ taste fabric.
These same curvilinear lines are found in the sophisticated design of the Vittorio sideboard, named after the great Vittorio Gassman. The combination of the wooden black lacquered H shaped legs with a walnut wood body and recessed golden handles, recall the lines of a blooming flower.
Named after one of the best Italian cinema personalities (Alberto Sordi), the smooth curvilinear lines of the wooden legs of this unique table design take inspiration from the architectural shapes of Oscar Niemeyer’s concrete structures.
Inspired by the Turin’s beautiful Palazzo del Lavoro by Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti, this unique chandelier embodies a look of a stylized plant with a round-shaped heart with the arms that rise like gilded branches.