Furnitalia 10th Anniversary
FURNITALIA, the Philippines’ premier Italian luxury furniture store, recently celebrated its milestone 10th anniversary with its biggest-ever gala party entitled “Decennio” (which means 10th in Italian) last June 22, 2012 at the Furnitalia building and showroom in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
“For our 10th year, we invited all our friends, clients, suppliers, and even our brand principals from Italy to show our appreciation to everyone who supported Furnitalia through the years,” said Florence Ko, Furnitalia’s managing director and co-owner along with her husband William. “It was also the launch of the new look and grand renovation of the Furnitalia building, done by none other than international designer Chi Wing Lo, the multi-awarded architect and interior designer who is also renowned for his furniture line from Giorgetti.”
All three levels of Furnitalia’s showrooms were filled with lavish furniture showcases from Furnitalia’s brand partners and banquet stations by famed Italian restaurant Cibo. The party was hosted the Johhny Litton and Issa Litton, while entertainment was provided by The Rhythm Method band and talented actress-singer Solenn Heussaff. The guest list featured many of the country’s top personalities in media, design, politics, and industry, with the Italian Ambassador H.E. Luca Fornari with his lovely wife Silvana as the guest of honor.
Furnitalia’s Italian brand partners that were specially flown in for the party included Giorgetti President Carlo Giorgetti and his daughter Roberta Giorgetti, Giorgetti Export Manager Arianna Borgonovo, Penta President Gabriele Riboldi, Fiam Export Manager Francesco Livi, Poltrona Frau Trade Marketing Manager for Asia Pacific Carla Sella, Poltrona Frau Group Far East Director Patrizio Mattioli, Molteni & C Asia Pacific Sales Manager Massimiliano Merati, Fontana Arte Sales Director Maurizio Serra, Serralunga Sales Director Gabriel Cosentino, Atalia Export’s CEO and Asian Area Manager Antonio Marelli, and Flexform agent Antonio Vien Hoc Tien Loi.
Known for its cultivated selections, professional customer service, and expert after-sales support, Furnitalia is the Philippine distributor of over 30 of Italy’s top furniture and home design brands, including Poltrona Frau, Giorgetti, Mobilidea, Flexform, and many more.
The company’s iconic building, a favorite destination of design and furniture enthusiasts, showcases over a thousand items of merchandise in 2,500 square meters of showroom space spread across three stories.