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Placed at 80 in our overall Hot List and 19 in our ranking of brands is Italian furniture brand Moroso – one of Italy's most influential design brands.

The family company was launched in 1952 by Agostino Moroso and is now run by his children, Roberto who is CEO and creative director Patricia Moroso, who gave us a highly personal tour of the brand's factory earlier this year.

Patricia is responsible for supporting and launching the careers of a number of the world's leading designers. Ron Arad has described its creative director Patrizia Moroso as "a master, like Michelangelo, with a carving knife", while Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola recognises the company as giving her "credibility".

Popular projects by Moroso include its partnering with well-known architects, like seating that features sharp angles and faceted forms by Daniel Libeskind and an Art Deco-influenced collection by David Adjaye.


Top posts:

1. Moroso unveils Gemma seating collection by Daniel Libeskind

2. David Adjaye's Double Zero chair for Moroso celebrates "the power of welding"

3. Patrizia Moroso reveals the "hidden heart" of Moroso in exclusive factory tour

4. Richard Hutten's X-Chair for Moroso is "actually quite complex"

5. Moroso "gave me credibility" as a designer, says Patricia Urquiola

Website: www.moroso.it
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