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Catalogue excerpts

C’ERA UNA VOLTA UN RE once upon a time, there was a king —— DIRANNO SUBITO I MIEI PICCOLI LETTORI. NO, RAGAZZI, AVETE SBAGLIATO. C’ERA UNA VOLTA UN PEZZO DI LEGNO. C. COLLODI, PINOCCHIO —— MY LITTLE READERS WILL IMMEDIATELY SAY. NO, CHILDREN, YOU ARE WRONG. THERE WAS A PIECE OF WOOD. C. COLLODI, PINOCCHIO

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I LEGNI PORRO the porro woods : —— Calore, matericità, tradizione, sperimentazione, ricerca, personalizzazione: per Porro il legno è un’attitudine naturale, una passione di lunga data, un’affinità elettiva. Nel panorama dell’arredo contemporaneo Porro si contraddistingue per la capacità innata di scegliere, lavorare e interpretare il legno, proponendo una gamma di finiture particolarmente ampia e accurata e declinandolo in modo non scontato, facendo ricorso alle più recenti tecnologie per le laccature lucide e opache così come a pregiate tecniche di lavorazione riportate alla luce dal passato. Vero...

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—— NEXT. Next raccoglie i legni di tendenza dalle particolari proprietà tecniche ed estetiche e dai ricchi cromatismi, per chi cerca strade alternative, sdoganando le essenze tradizionali e giocando con contrasti e azzardi cromatici. “Ogni viaggio con Piero Lissoni diventa l’occasione per guardarsi intorno alla ricerca di nuove essenze. Forse perché siamo stati spesso in Asia, da Singapore ad Hong Kong, in questo periodo siamo attratti dai legni particolarmente screziati, con un sapore esotico. La tecnica del termo-trattamento ci permette di ottenerli partendo dai nostri legni, abbronzandoli con...

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HEMLOCK hemlock —— Hemlock trees (Tsuga) are evergreen conifers native to Asia and North America, closely related to Spruce or Red Spruce which they resemble in form, leaves, fruit and habitat. The wood is of a generally light brownish color which is almost undifferentiated; darker steaks and whitish spots are sometimes present. In the mythology of American Indians, it rises to be a symbol of trust and recalls the concepts of family,tribe, community. It is said that who develops a relationship with a Hemlock and asks permission to get to know its soul will be able to welcome its benevolent and...

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NEXT / EVERGREEN Stati Uniti / United States : HEMLOCK hemlock

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—— The Elm (Ulmus) is a long-lived vigorous plant which inhabits wild terrains, or grows along streams or creek beds. Its wood boasts properties of hardness, toughness and shock resistance. It possesses an extraordinarily beautiful pattern and a color in warm tones. Elm wood especially field and mountain Elm is among the most beautiful domestic Italian woods. The ancient Romans consecrated the Elm to Morpheus, one of the thousand sons of Sleep, the Hypnos of the Greeks, attributing to the tree the ability to evoke dreams. The Elm has been used since antiquity to support grape vines, almost like...

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Stati Uniti / United States

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MONGOI mongoi —— The wood named Mongoi is derived from the Guibourtia tree (Guibourtia ehie), native to the tropical regions of Africa and South America. These evergreen plants are seen in swamps or in forests which flood occasionally, as well as near rivers or lakes. Also known as Ovangkol, Mongoi wood possesses a dark brown color tone base crisscrossed by thin, wavy black-brown veins. Among the most beautiful African essences, the Guibourtia encloses the musicality of its land within itself. Given its imposing presence, one must await the seasonal rains to transport its trunk, making it float...

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TANNE tanne —— The Tanne, German name of the Fir tree (Abies), includes different species of evergreen conifers of the Pinaceae family. It is a majestic tree, slender and long-lived, nicknamed “the prince of the forests” because of its remarkable height. The wood is light, fairly tender, pale in color with reddish veining. The Fir tree is considered a symbol of birth and resurrection in various cultures, and it incarnates the religious creed and eternal life due to its evergreen characteristics. In northern European culture, the tradition of advent wreaths intertwined with fir branches was introduced...

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Europa: Scandinavia / Europe: Scandinavia XXII - XXIII : TANNE tanne

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TEAK teak —— Teak (Tectona) is a type of hardwood trees in the Verbenacee family. It is native of Southern and Southeast Asia and is a common component of Asian tropical and subtropical forests. The tree contains an oily natural resin which makes it extremely strong. The wood has a color which varies from pale yellow to bronze, sometimes tending toward red; it is resistant to bad weather and to acids, and possesses a high durability. An inhabitant of the forests in which the holy Buddhist temples arose, the imposing Teak tree, with its wood which endures over time, is considered by the monks to...

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Asia: Birmania / Asia: Burma XXVI - XXVII : TEAK teak

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XXVIII - XXIX PALISSANDRO SANTOS santos rosewood America: Bolivia / —— Rosewood is the wood derived from the Dalbergia, a type of tree of the Fabacee family of medium or small size, which boasts broad distribution in the tropical areas of Central and South America, in Africa (Madagascar) and Southern Asia. The wood of this type of tree is typically strong and inflexible, thus difficult to work with. In any case, it is solid and compact, and shows unmistakable veining. Principally feminine properties are attributed to the Dalbergia, among which are compassion and love. Rosewood possesses a typical...

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PALISSANDRO SANTOS santos rosewood America: Bolivia / America: Bolivia

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XXXII - XXXIII EUCALIPTO eucalyptus —— The Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus) is very common along many waterways in the interior of the Australian continent and provides pleasant shade in the fiery heat. It plays an important role in the stabilization of riverbanks because it reinforces the soil and limits its erosion. Its bright red wood can vary from a light pink to a very dark shade. Symbol of protection, richness and prophecy, the Eucalyptus tree plays a fundamentally important role in the life and culture of Australian aborigenes. A principal source of nutrition and shelter for various animal species,...

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All Porro catalogues and technical brochures

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Archived catalogues

  1. News 2016

    28 Pages

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  2. News 2015

    17 Pages

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  3. Collezioni 2013

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  4. Storage 2012

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  5. Modern 2011

    55 Pages

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  6. This is a box 2011

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  7. This is a box 2010

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