Design the Workspaces of the future
MILAN, TURIN, GENOA, PADUA
UniFor has always supported major cultural initiatives and wide ranging, particularly related to the evolution of the contemporary office space, in a path characterized by intense research and experimentation for a continuous improvement of the product, attentive to the world of design, architecture and design.
As confirmation of this strategic direction, the company has renewed its commitment as a technical sponsor, supporting a technical professional training course, entitled "Designing the workspaces of the future". Promoted and organized by delucchiworkshop. The course, addressed to architects, industrial and interior designers, young creatives and university students, was divided into 8 sessions of 3 hours each, from March 5 to July 2, 2019, in Milan, Turin, Genoa and Padua. The course, approved by the CNAPPC, allowed participants to acquire 18 professional training credits.
The first lesson was held at the UniFor, was held by the architect. Michele De Lucchi and Dr. Piero Molteni; the following lessons, held by arch. Paolo De Lucchi in different locations, touched on topics such as: the Innovative office as a "tool" to improve productivity; the evolution of workspaces - from the Olivetti experience to the new Google offices; the importance of light (natural and artificial); the design proposals developed and discussed by the working group; the different types of flooring and false ceilings in relation to regulatory requirements; the temporal transformations of mobile partition systems for work environments; operating systems and management systems; the final evaluations of the projects developed.
The participants, in addition to acquiring important knowledge on the theme of the evolution of work environments, have deepened the different issues addressed through collective discussions, presenting the design ideas developed during the course, with the support of teachers.
Events | 2020.10.13
Poldi Pozzoli Museum, "Mantegna ritrovato"
UniFor is proud to support once again the Poldi Pezzoli Museum as a technical sponsor.
Events | 2020.09.22
Decor & Decorum: conversation with Tobia Scarpa
The conversation between architect Tobia Scarpa and Francesca Molteni, live on Zoom, will trace the architectural idea behind the renovation of UniFor space in Milan in the late 1980s.
Events | 2020.08.06
UniFor @ Paris Design Week
UniFor presents a new multimedia window, curated by Ron Gilad, for the Paris Design Week in its showroom in 6 Rue des Saints Pères.
Events | 2019.09.15
UniFor will take part at WORKSPACE, the largest commercial interior design event in the Middle East. The which will take place in Dubai from 17th to 10th September.
This year WORKSPACE will also be part of Middle East Design and Hospitality Week (MEDHW), the biggest celebration of design and hospitality in the Region.
Events | 2019.09.06
New Opening - UniFor Showroom Paris
On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, UniFor is restoring and renewing the historic showroom of its French branch, designed by Afra and Tobia Scarpa in 1979. The newly renovated spaces has been inaugurated during Paris Design Week, in celebration of both UniFor’s first 50 years - the history of which is illustrated in a prestigious book published by Skira, “UniFor. A Commitment to Architecture” - and its 40 years on the French market at its historic and prestigious Paris location on Rue des Saint-Peres. It was 1978 when the Molteni family founded UniFor France and entrusted Afra and Tobia Scarpa with the task of transforming the former residential apartment at 6 Rue des Saints-Pères into spaces suitable for receiving its clients and presenting the UniFor collection. The showroom was launched the following year. The renovation project, overseen by the architect Simone Agresta, leaves Afra and Tobia Scarpa's original project intact while reinterpreting the spaces in a modern key