Patricia Ferro, Gabriela Dupeyron
The fruitful collaboration between RIVA 1920 and DuPont Building Innovations, inventors of DuPont™ Energain® thermal mass panels, has now produced the very first line of SMARTh FUrniTURE called TANGO, created by Patricia Ferro and Gabriela Dupeyron.
Riva 1920 has always been attentive to the requirements of the environment, to ecological considerations and to innovation. The company’s eagerness to experiment motivated it to establish this collaboration aimed at creating furniture which is unique of its kind. The result is a range of intelligent furniture devised to save energy and improve comfort, patented by the designer Patricia Ferro. The innovation in question amounts to placing Energain®, a revolutionary heat exchanging material that accumulates significant quantities of thermal energy at a given temperature and then releases it into the environment, inside DuPont™ furniture and accessories. This allows the saving of energy needed for heating both in the summer and the winter. In this way, the furniture not only adds beauty to their surroundings but at the same time makes them more comfortable and reduces energy consumption. The furniture of the future must therefore not be a “passive” element but a “dynamic, active and intelligent one”, with a strategic task beyond the merely aesthetic. The collection is made up of two elements, a table and a sideboard, both with simple, clean lines and both offering considerable practicality. Each piece is indentified with a label carrying information relating to the energy stored and the fusion temperature of the internal material.
L. 220 - P. 50 - H. 75 cm
H. 75 cm (standard)
L. 220 - P. 100
L. 240 - P. 100
L. 260 - P. 100
Product group: Tables Storage / Shelving Storage / Filing Dining tables Sideboards Side boards with rectangular top with top in solid wood with base in steel with four-leg base open base open base free standing free standing wall standing wall standing with drawers with drawers with front in solid wood with front in solid wood with body in solid wood with body in solid wood with base in steel with base in engineered wood with four-leg base with four-leg base
Designer: Gabriela Dupeyron Patricia Ferro
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