Scuele, a Blifase collection that takes inspiration from the school chairs

Scuele Collection (designed by Zanellato/Bortotto)

Blifase presents Scuele, a collection inspired by the timeless shapes of the school chair with modern details that adapt to contemporary needs and various contexts.

The project by the designers Giorgia Zanellato and Daniele Bortotto is composed of chair, stackable chair, armchair, lounge, stool and sofa. The name “Scuele”, which in Friulano – the dialect spoken in Friuli Venezia Giulia – means “school”, is an explicit reference to the territory in which Blifase operates. Indeed, the company has been using wood to produce seats with a unique design since 1963.

This family is characterized by distinctive details, such as the curved rear leg, the back that envelops the section and the upholstered armrests. Furthermore, the rounded shapes of the structure in beech wood give a naive and playful aspect, clearly recalling the world of the little ones. All details give a marked iconicity to the design.



Frame in Beech Wood

Seat and back with fire resistant foam and upholstered in fabric or eco-leather


Designer: Zanellato/Bortotto Zanellato / Bortotto is a study born in 2013 from the collaboration between Giorgia Zanellato and Daniele Bortotto. Both graduates at IUAV of Venice, then continue their studies in Lausanne, Switzerland, where they attend a master’s degree in product design at ECAL. The great moment arrives in 2013, during the Salone del Mobile in Milan, where they present the Acqua Alta collection inside the Salone Satellite; this event will lead to important collaborations with internationally renowned brands such as Rubelli and Moroso. From the collaboration with Moroso comes a collection of living rooms, “La Serenissima”, which is presented at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2014. Giorgia and Daniele count several collaborations with Italian and international brands such as Petite Friture, Galleria Luisa delle Piane, Camper, Moroso, Rubelli and their works have been exhibited in galleries and museums such as Design Miami, Triennale Design Museum, Poldi Pezzoli Museum, and others.

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