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20th Century Design dining table by Paolo Buffa, luxury details

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Details are important; they contribute in defining the elegance and quality of our 20th Century Design Italian furniture. Like this featured extraordinary dining table with a unique shape and so many different luxurious features. Attributed to Paolo Buffa this 20th Century Italian Dining Table has a rectangular shape while the corners are rounded and smooth to enhance the sleek geometrical legs. The table top faces have contrasting wood inlays attributed to Giovanni Gariboldi and contrasting  profiling. The legs have brass details and brass feet. This 20th Century design table attributed to Paolo Buffa is made of palisander wood.

You can match this 20th Century table with different styles chairs from the same period for the ultimate 20th Century design set ! 

Milan based architect Paolo Buffa  (1903-1970) started drawing furniture at the beginning of 1930s in the studio of Gio Ponti, his furniture designs were realized by renowned artisans with prestigious materials and woods as they were destined to fulfill the houses of Milan bourgeoisie. 

This Paolo Buffa dining table shows an elaborately inlaid frieze on gilt profiles

A detail of the leg from this 20th Century Paolo Buffa dining table, brass and contrasting wood profiling. Note the lovely angled position of the legs 

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Beautiful decorations on table top faces, foliage decor in contrasting maple wood and all the visible natural veneering of the wood top contribute to make this dining table a luxury collector design piece. 

Designitalia Mid Century modern imports high end luxury 20th Century Design pieces, outsourced in Italy and restored maintaining their original beauty and features. Our collection of Mid Century Modern Italian design includes pieces from Gio Ponti, Paolo Buffa, Pierluigi Colli, Osvaldo Borsani, Marco Zanuso and many more great masters of the 20th Century Italian period. Browse our collection of storage cabinets, sofas, dining furniture and accessories. 

A new different way to purchase our Italian Mid Century furniture collection


Explore a new concept of purchasing high end quality furniture, shop our Italian Mid Century modern design products on 1stdibs.

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We have partnered with luxury online marketplace 1stdibs to bring our products to collectors and design professionals and general consumers worldwide. The site offers a curated selection of high end and hard to get around products, from antiques to vintage furniture and fashion to fine art. Our Italian Mid Century collection of furniture ranges from sofas and armchairs to dining tables, case pieces, and decor items. 

 

We import authentic and original Italian 20th Century modern design, artworks by Paolo Buffa, Osvaldo Borsani, Marco Zanuso, Gio Ponti, Massimo Vignelli and many more. You can browse our collection of 20th Century design sofas, chairs, storage and case pieces and accessories through our website or by looking for Designitalia Mid Century Modern on 1stdibs.  

 

Mid Century Italian modern design: Restoring Mid Century Italian furniture to its original beauty


Through our dedicated work and our continuous collaboration with a team of Italian restorers base in Northern Italy, we carefully restore each piece to bring it back to life again. Ready to fulfill your home.

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A Message from our team of Italian restorers:

 “For over three generations our family has been restoring antique furniture as well as 'modernariato'- otherwise know as mid-century modern. To this day, we are still very passionate in our efforts to maintain the same standards of craftsmanship of the original manufacturers when restoring these little works of art. 

In our restoration projects we use no industrial machinery, almost all our tools are the very same ones used at the original time of manufacture and throughout the process we follow the original furniture makers' methodology- down to the final layer of varnishing and lacquering.

Although our pieces may appear 'new' after a restoration project, our paramount concern is to maintain the original integrity of the piece as dictated by the designer and manufacturer.  With the exception of  parts that are beyond repair and may impede every day use - locks, handles and padding- we substitute no parts. And, because we believe every piece has a history and a life story to tell, we leave the smallest imperfections to remind you. 

In the studio - Mid Century Italian design - Art deco Furniture - dining table 

In the studio - Mid Century Italian design - Art deco Furniture - dining table 

 
Art Deco armchair - restoration in progress

Art Deco armchair - restoration in progress

 

We outsource and import authentic Italian mid Century modern design, pieces from architects and designers such as Paolo Buffa, Osvaldo Bersani, Gio Ponti, Cini Boeri, Marco Zanuso, Franco Albini and many more. Mid Century Italian furniture restored in Italy and ready for your home. Collector pieces and one of a kind ones.