by Enzo Berti
There's a special hour of the day when the light of the sunset creates magnetic contrasts and a magic and almost unreal atmosphere: that's the heure bleue.
Ora Blu is a table that can extend, creating two different shapes, to make room for friends and family with whom to share unique moments. The particular construction technique developed for this table makes extension mechanisms invisible. Ora Blu is characterised by the particular intersection of its legs, with a clear geometric vocation: a sculptural character, that at the same time reminds the playful dimension of a great framework.
Sophisticated details refine and enrich the natural beauty of solid walnut, recreating the unreal aura that inspired the design of this charming object: the clear manifesto of a great culture of solid wood. Thickness and proportions suggest strenght, while the finish in oiled walnut and the hidden leather details confer a timeless elegance.
With both his notable creative ability and his outstanding aesthetic sense, his designs reveal his artistic origins, which are never just the outcome from ordinary technical intuitions. With his natural ability, Enzo defines the best synthesis of form and function, aiming to simplify without overlooking detail.
The result of his way of proceeding brings to his creation of elements capable of possessing a soul that somehow connects them to history and the environment that surrounds us…strong objects, in some measure traditional but that lead almost inadvertently to progress in how to be aware of things.
Over the years, he has collaborated with the main national and international entities who are active in the interior design sector, receiving numerous awards for recognition, among which the Compasso d’oro 2014, for which he has been nominated several times, and the IBD Product Design Award (USA) in1991.
For Lando, he has designed and coordinated the production of the new kitchen system and new collectionof tables and cupboards Lando Convivio, which has been officially presented at the International Furniture Salon of Milan, 2012.