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Valcucine at Artissima

Valcucine and Artissima are once again partners for the 2011 Italian contemporary art event, the major event on the international collectors’ scene. Together to promote art and quality design. For more than thirty years Valcucine’s daily running has hinged on commitment to an ethical business model, with the credibility of a business whose principles are […]

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Valcucine Kitchen, AZ Awards, Toronto Harbourfront Centre

The handful of A-list designers who descended upon Toronto last March had more than their fair share of work cut out for them. Invited by Azure Magazine, landscape architect Claude Cormier, architect Craig Dykers of Snohetta, designer and consultant Patty Johnson, Swedish architect and designer Eero Koivisto of Claesson Koivisto Rune and interior designer Glenn […]

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Formaldehyde: a dangerous gas for human health

Formaldehyde, a colorless gas with the formula CH2O, is commonly known as dangerous for human health. Important precursor to many other chemical compounds, especially for polymers, formaldehyde is more complicated than many simple carbon compounds because it adopts different forms: it is a gas at room temperature, but the gas readily converts to a variety […]

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The Stone House: looking for a new balance with nature

If you feel like going back to thousands of years and fancy natural minimal design, why not taking a visit to the “Stone House”, a real house made of two giant stones at the North of Portugal. In the middle of nowhere, the Stone House emerges as an astonishing piece of building, perfectly amalgamated with […]

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Valcucine has been selected for the ADI Italian Industrial Design Index 2010

Valcucine has been selected by the “Osservatorio Permanente del Design ADI” (The Association for Industrial Design’s Permanent Design Observatory) for the “Industrial Research” section of the ADI Design Index 2010. This section collects projects and initiatives to promote research and innovation in companies and on the territory through design. This selection is an important token […]

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Valcucine Living. The new living experience

We are glad to announce a new concept of living spaces for the home. Valcucine declares its way of conceiving, interpreting and furnishing spaces by widening its horizons beyond the kitchen. An evolved environment made of varying geometric shapes directed towards newer and greater possibilities of use. One of the tangible signs of our changing […]

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The Future Living house: the new generation eco-living solution

The Future Living house took 26 designers to create it. Every technologic leap was analyzed to make sure anything proposed was possible by 2050. It’s a paradigm shift in home resource creation and location. Water uses gravity to generate pressure. Energy is harvested from solar and wind apparatuses. Air, water and waste are cleaned using […]

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Home gardening and green creativity @ eco bookshop Valcucine, Milan

Home Gardening is becoming an increasingly common activity in our everyday urban culture. We live in small apartments above busy, polluted cities, yet we make a point of dedicating precious time to surrounding ourselves with greenery, creating miniature gardens on our windows sills and balconies and verandas. We make space for storing soil and seeds […]

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