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We believe in empathy with artifacts
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Our design is an act of research that besides giving form to thought and developing identity generates material consistence: we design and produce objects – i.e. we invent and build – without imagining these items as formal variations of a specific type, but as channels of sense and meaning, presences that are necessary to convey a concept or an idea.

Our objects develop intangible imaginaries and tangible uses. They are presences in tune with each other and with the spaces that host them: never conceived as isolated pieces, they are seen instead as parts of a whole, because every single article stands out for a remarkable ability to fit into its environment, to be inserted in the context, without failing to express its own precise, forceful personality.

The furnishing objects of Visionnaire – and the settings that arise from their combination – set out to act as stimuli to activate a dialogue, important nodes of a theoretical network of reciprocal relations that bring character to all the spaces of life, devices ready to produce a “charge” – beyond the aesthetic level – that enables them to establish a relationship of empathy with their users.

Definitely exclusive – in the sense of being precious – the material results of our efforts also take on the role of inclusive subjects, capable of opening to offer a wide range of performances: beyond their innate “practical functioning,” the objects that surround us – above all in the spatial domain of intimacy in the home, but also elsewhere – are now endowed with an “emotional function” that is completed by an “affective function.” A large part of our attribution of value and the title of “home” to a place depends on the degree of attunement we are able to achieve with these inanimate presences, the emotion and affection derived from their use.

Visionnaire Decalogo Object
Visionnaire Decalogo Object
Photo Delfino Sisto Legnani