Investindustrial led the consolidation of the high-end design market bringing together a collection of powerful and complementary brands to create Design Holding.
The initial Investindustrial investments in Flos (2014), B&B Italia (2015)
and Louis Poulsen (2018) resulted in the creation of the group.
B&B Italia is the leading Italian high-end design furniture brand, globally recognised for its iconic products and technological innovation. The Company has a unique product portfolio and has been awarded over the years with many design prizes. B&B Italia has developed longstanding partnerships with world-renowned designers and architects such as Antonio Citterio, Patricia Urquiola, Naoto Fukasawa, Gaetano Pesce and many others which have positioned the Company at the forefront of technological innovation.
Flos is the leading Italian high-end lighting brand, known globally for its iconic design and technological innovation, both in the decorative and architectural segments. Since its foundation in 1962, Flos products have been recognized with a number of design awards and are collection items for leading museums such as the MoMA in New York, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and Le Centre Pompidou in Paris. Flos longstanding relationships with world-renowned designers such as the Castiglioni brothers, Philippe Starck, and Antonio Citterio is a unique feature of the company.
Flos has two main operational headquarters in Brescia (Italy) and Valencia (Spain). In addition it is present globally through dedicated showrooms and shops in Milan, Rome, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Lyon, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm.
Louis Poulsen is a leading global lighting brand with an iconic product portfolio focused on Danish design heritage. The Company combines iconic designs stemming from the work of golden age Danish designers (e.g. Poul Henningsen and Arne Jacobsen) and collaborations with leading modern designers such as Christian Flindt, Shoichi Uchiyama or Louise Campbell.
Headquartered in Copenhagen and with production facilities in Vejen (Denmark), Louis Poulsen offers a high-end product range for both indoor and outdoor applications. The Company has a global distribution network with more than 50 countries served, 1,280 POS, 79 sales reps in 16 markets and dedicated showrooms in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Miami, Oslo, Los Angeles, Singapore, Vejen, Tokyo and Dusseldorf (three additional showrooms to open in Milan, London and New York).
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|CEO:||Gabriele Del Torchio|
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