Products from Driade
The family company Driade was founded in 1986 in the northern Italian town of Piacenza by Adelaide Acerbi and Enrico Astori (couple) and Antonia Astori, the sister of Mr Astori. Antonia Astori was responsible for the architecture and product design. In its first year of activity, Driade already recorded tremendous success. The furniture system by Antonia
During the 80s, the ‘Driade Aleph’ collection was added to the range. Designers such as Mathew Hilton, Philippe Starck and Ron Arad helped the Italian designer furniture company reach cult status for its innovative and globally recognizable products. Driade specializes in the development and manufacture of home and office furniture. Design lovers all over the world are delighted with armchairs, chairs, tables and sofas in Driade’s unique Italian style. Mid-nineties, the Driade Store label was created. This label provides furniture for the more price-conscious young customer. The products, made mainly of robust plastic, bring clean lines and fresh colours to both residential and outdoor areas. Stackable armchairs are timeless and ideal for office terraces, outdoor use or for the garden. The chairs are easily stacked on top of each other allowing for maximum flexibility to save precious space.
Of course, products by Driade Store are also suitable for indoor use and look lovely by themselves or in a group as a complete seating area. The extensive range contains timeless products that retain Driade’s unique, unmistakable look and possess cult status. While Driade’s designer furniture is highly functional, it also provides a decorative aesthetic to any indoor or outdoor area. Best-known products from the series include the Driade Nemo, Driade Lord Yo and the Driade Toy Armchair.
The Driade Nemo Chair is modelled after a theatre mask. Whoever settles into this chair, snuggles into the high backrest and attains peace from the noisy outside world. The nose of the face is used as a small side table, while the eye openings allow a peak into activities occurring behind the chair. Driade Nemo has a seat height of 41 cm, is durable and is even suitable for outdoor use. It is available in a wide variety of exciting colours to match any existing interior design style.
The Driade Lord Yo Armchair fascinates customers with a combination of anodized aluminium and fine polypropylene. It offers great comfort, overwinters outdoors and is effortlessly stacked for storage and to save space. Characterised by its exceptional design, the Lord Yo Armchair ensures the best seating comfort for private indoor and outdoor areas as well as commercial areas such as terraces of cafes and restaurants. The Lord Yo Armchair is also available in a wide range of exciting colours.
The Toy collection by Driade Store was created in 1995. The Driade Toy Armchair is made of durable polypropylene plastic. Its distinctive design is characterised mainly by the aluminium drainage hole located in the seat. The Driade Toy Armchair is ideal for both outdoor and indoor use. With custom slipcovers the Toy Armchair transforms into an elegant and luxurious seat. Matching seat cushions provide extra comfort and warmth. For more information about Driade Store, please visit: Driade Store designer furniture.