Entries by Carmela Salbini

The voltage for appliances in the world

There are different voltages in homes around the world. To adapt to different markets, manufacturers can produce appliances with dedicated voltages for different countries, creating confusion for buyers who intend to purchase appliances from international distributors.  With this guide we clarify and help you choose the best solution for your home. Where to find the […]

Humans since 1982: Synergy between design and function

Humans since 1982 was founded in 2009 by Bastian Bischoff and Per Emanuelsson while the pair were studying together on a postgraduate course at HDK Academy of Art and Design in Gothenburg, Sweden. Later they relocated to Stockholm where the studio is now based.  Per Emanuelsson and Bastian Bischoff photographed by Tim Meier. We had […]

Roberti: Italian style of outdoor pleasure

Roberti was founded as a family business in 1959 and the production processes take place mainly in Italy, in the Veneto region. The ability of an expert craftsmanship combined with modern processes and technology and the high-quality materials, allows to achieve excellent quality standards. Materials Aluminum and stainless steel with high quality powder coating treatment, […]

Customs duties and taxes

Duties and taxes are imposed to protect national revenue and safeguard local industry. Almost all shipments crossing international borders are subject to duty and tax assessment, with customs officials basing this on information provided on the commercial invoice and other relevant documents. When do you need to pay customs duties and taxes? Payment to the […]

Irinox: the specialist in blast chillers and rapid freezers

Irinox is a leading company in the production of rapid blast chillers and high quality storage systems for the professional and domestic sectors and electrical panels in stainless steel, setting quality standards in every area. Irinox promotes new products and ways of operating that have allowed it to introduce the concepts of rapid chilling and […]

Sovet: glassmaking tradition and contemporary design

After our visit to the company in December 2021 and the meeting with the team at the Salone del Mobile Milano 2022, we dedicate an in-depth study to Sovet, which blends the tradition of Italian manufacturing art and the inspirations of contemporary design, to give life to furnishing elements that speak an original, elegant and […]

Salbini Experience: Vittoria Chiarilli from Australia

Our Australia manager Vittoria Chiarilli is an Interior Designer. She has a small studio called Marly Hemisphere which operates out of Melbourne Australia. She has been in Milano for the Salone del Mobile and then we interviewed her in Pagani. Childhood She has always been artistic as a child. “As a very young girl l […]

Marelli: Atene collection designed by Luca Erba

Giulio Marelli is one the Made in Italy brands with whom we collaborate. We’ve had the opportunity to interview Luca Erba, the designer of the new Atene collection. Luca Erba He is an Italian architect and designer. Born in Brianza in 1984, in the heart of the furniture district, he graduated in Architecture at Politecnico […]

Vismara Design: luxury furniture for entertainment

Vismara Design was founded in 1950 by three brothers: Aldo, Enrico and Luigi, who had the same passion for furniture. The great turning point took place in the 90s, thanks to the visionary designer Pino Vismara, who created a new product concept: the CD and DVD cabinet.  “From this moment the brand acquired notoriety all […]

Salbini Experience: Scott Wilson from Australia

Scott Wilson is our commercial manager and agent in Australia. He came in Italy in June 2022 for the Salone del Mobile and then he visited Pagani, where we had the opportunity to interview him. “I love Italy and working with Italians… I like the beautiful people in the South”. His role He’s the commercial […]