DA A lecce is where heavy-duty mechanical industry meets furniture design
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aug 07, 2015

DA A lecce is where heavy-duty mechanical industry meets furniture design

DA A lecce is where heavy-duty mechanical industry meets furniture design 
the tatou chair by angeletti ruzza fabricated at DA A

italian construction company DA A italia specializes in producing heavy duty machinery parts, but with unstable markets they decided to expand its portfolio with endeavor into furniture. in a gang of large machinery, they are able to bend, shape and form large sheets of metal without any disruption to the factory floor. in this alternative to mass production, DA A with the help of designers such as – lorenzo damiani, laudani – romanelli, studio klass, angeletti ruzza, castiglia associati, bartoli design, 

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