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Matteo & Giampaolo Fronteddu

  • The classic ash wood chair with its straw bottom, is embellished by simple lines decorated with carvings of traditional rosette motif. Being solid and precious, it may be used as a chair matching the dining table or bedrooms and studios.

  • A new production procedure is applied to a traditional harmonious and expressive object: the lacquered chest is available with blue and ocher details on a light field. Handcrafted and decorated with the carving technique, it can be customized in size, design and color.

  • It reinterprets the traditional Sardinian wedding chest, featuring solid lines, enriched by intaglio decorations. Being handcrafted, it is inspired by the typical profile of precious ancient island tradition.

  • With its classic and traditional shape reminding Sardinian traditions, the table includes a drawer and an open slot characterized by plain décor and harmonious pastel colours. This handcrafted and decorated piece matches other bedroom furnishings, customizable in color and decoration.

  • The traditional lapwing decoration reinterpreted in light colors, characterizes the simple lines of the headboard with elegant and harmonious taste.

The artisan

Matteo and Giampaolo Fronteddu carry on their father Ciriaco's work at his joinery, active since 1947 in Dorgali and specialized in classical furnishings, adding over time a production of furnishings and fixtures integrated in residential areas and in modern architecture. The family, enriched by the expertise of Adriana, Matteo's wife and young architect, has carried out a successful transition of the workshop to a modern company, able to engage and respond to the demands of contemporary market, moving towards customized products through manual carved decorations as requested by individual customers. The company focuses on customers who appreciate the quality of personalized and tailor-made manufacturing, typically linked to the craftsmanship dimension, resulting in peculiar products used by hotels.

The collection

The company, specialized in customised furnishings, is characterized by the careful crafting of details, often embellished with decorative motifs inspired by the traditional Sardinian repertoire and realized using ancient carving procedures. The production, which may also be scaled up to industrial production, included customised home and office furniture, as well as a wide collection of high quality fixtures.

The technique

The company, specialized in customised furnishings, is characterized by the careful crafting of details, often embellished with decorative motifs inspired by the traditional Sardinian repertoire and realized using ancient carving procedures. The production, which may also be scaled up to industrial production, included customised home and office furniture, as well as a wide collection of high quality fixtures.

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Where to find them

Indirizzo:
Tecnoarredo di Fronteddu M. e G. Viale Enrico Fermi 08022 Dorgali (NU)

Telefono: +39 0784 94294