Design by atelier oï
Genea was awarded the ADI (Italian industrial design association) prize for innovation and sustainable design.
Thanks to an exclusive wood-curving process, the backrest splits into two, forming both the armrests and the front and back legs.
Natural Culture is a name that sums up a new awareness, and expresses our longstanding identity. The expression of the environmental, technical, aesthetic and cultural values of wood and other natural materials. An idea transformed into beauty, warmth and well-being through a real and profound knowledge of wood, and an authentic love of nature.
Our story began over 70 years ago, in a small town in Friuli, Italy, with a big tradition for wood and chairs. Here, in 1948, the first Passoni workshop was established, and the company was then handed down from father to son: from Luigi to Ermanno, Alvise and then Tommaso. In 1963 we took part in the Salone del Mobile in Milan for the first time, the beginning of our personal journey into the design world: and our path has always remained faithful to wood and natural materials.