Porro was founded in Brianza, the traditional birthplace of Italian quality furniture. Since 1925 the Porro family has run the firm in accord with a furnishing vision that unites the craft traditions of the time with the state-of-the-art production and computer technologies of today. The culture of furniture as a family heritage, together with the principles that govern production – clean lines, regular forms, functionality – have enabled Porro gradually to secure a large share of the international market.
This important legacy has always been shared with many of the leading Italian and international designers, such as Piero Lissoni, the firm’s art director since 1989; Jean Marie Massaud, Christophe Pillet, Piergiorgio Cazzaniga, Ferruccio Laviani, Decoma Design, Elisa Ossino, Werner Aisslinger and Wolfgang Tolk, whose collaborative efforts have helped to set Porro’s collections at the forefront of the furnishings sector.
70 % of Porro’s production is made up of systems for day ambiances and night area, for both domestic and working environments, where the spotlight is on design value, which is almost visible in three dimensions on the finished products. A design approach that places importance on details: invisible hinges or push-pull opening mechanisms, hidden wall fixing elements for shelving, and concealed drawer runners that operate silently on ball bearings, making the Porro environment almost noise-free, relaxing and enjoyable to live in. Unique technologies, a number of which are patented, thus giving greater substance and value to product identity. Porro’s production is completed with ranges of closed and walk-in wardrobes, beds, bookcases, chairs and tables as well as furnishing accessories that not only look good with Porro’s furniture, but also enhance any kind of interior setting, from the most simple and sober to the most eclectic and decorative. The most widely used materials are wood, crystal, glass, marble and ..