Radiators, towel warmers, and fireplaces: warmth enters the home in numerous ways and in innovative forms, the expression of research, engineering and design.
Antrax IT — a recently founded company specialized in the production of radiators and fireplaces — has made quality its primary goal, from the very outset using cutting-edge production technology and internationally renowned designers like Andrea Crosetta, Dante O. Benini e Luca Gonzo, Francesco Lucchese, Massimo Iosa Ghini and Peter Rankin.
And this focus has been rewarded by great results, not only in terms of market and sales — in just four years the brand achieved international acclaim and the product lines multiplied — but also by the official recognition of the international design community, as demonstrated by the special distinctions and prizes awarded to its products, during prestigious Italian and foreign events.
This is the case for Tubone, the basic, linear radiator designed by Andrea Crosetta: first prize at the ‘Bañeo 2007’ international industrial design competition, organized by Valencia Exhibition Center during the ‘Cevisama Exhibition’; awarded the Oderzo prize by Unindustria, Tubone was also selected by the ADI Design Index 2006 and received mention in the 21st edition of the prestigious ‘Premio Compasso d’Oro’.
Multi functionality is also key to Saturn & Moon, radiator designed by Peter Rankin, winner of the ‘Best Design 2006’ award: a spherical radiating element (in the Moon version), with a plastic, sculpted appearance but whose built-in bar also makes it a practical towel warmer (Saturn).
Versatility and elegance are also the distinguishing features of Vu, designed by Massimo Iosa Ghini, an innovative solution in step with contemporary living. Vu is currently on display at ‘Neue Sammlung’, the new applied art collection at the Munich Art Gallery, which now houses over 60,000 objects of industrial design, graphic ..