A series of chairs and tables, the Star collection is an evergreen among EMU products
Simple shapes, colour and versatility mark this collection which is defined by soft, classic lines, ideal in multiple contexts and surroundings. The Star collection comprises chairs, armchairs, stools and tables of various sizes. Casual and brightly coloured, the Star range is the perfect solution to bring style and character to balconies and gardens in a simple, modern style.
The passion for objects meant as industrial products is the glue of the professional partnership between Alfredo Chiaramonte and Marco Marin, promoting partners of the homonymous Designstudio.
The different activities experienced through the years (interiors, graphics, industrial and lighting design) brought to a mixed knowledge, contaminated by ideas developed in many fields. The long term working experience with the glass factories of Murano allowed blending two industries seemingly different, with the creation of a range of glassware blown by Nasomoretti for Emugroup, respectively leading firms in Murano glass and outdoor furniture. Alfredo Chiaramonte was born in Bologna in 1961 and studied at the Faculty of Architecture of Venice. Marco Marin was born in Venice in 1964 and graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts specializing in industrial design.
They worked together with well known companies such as Miniforms, Emu Group, Bonaldo, Vistosi, Nasonmoretti, Andromeda International, Hoffman Italia, Renault Italia, Moulinex, Artificia, Gemina Publishing Group. They teached at the European Center for preservation of the architectural heritage in Venice. Through the years they received many recognitions and some of their works have been exposed in the permanent collections of International Museums, like Museo Correr in Venice, Beaubourg in Paris, Moma in San Francisco and the Venice Biennale when they worked with Yoko Ono.
Emu began in 1951 in Marsciano, Umbria, and during the 60s found its natural vocation in the manufacture of outdoor furniture, in which it could best express the technology, cultural heritage and local know-how gained from experience of working with metal.