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De Castelli

  • Metalworking
  • Crocetta del Montello, Italy
  • Manufacturer
  • Open to the public
De Castelli Metalworking
By appointment only
+39 0423638218
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Despite being a relatively young company, De Castelli has already seen four generations of the Celato family united under the same passion: metal. Founded in 2003 by Albino Celato, the company started off as a simple carpentry firm working for third parties, but the goal had always been to work according to its own rules and visions.

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Today De Castelli brings metals to the next level: by purposely creating oxidation and treating it in different ways, the company has successfully managed to “tame” metal and create a colour palette that positions metal in architecture not only as a brutal, industrial element, but also a warm, welcoming material. The company seeks to reinterpret metal as a modern material, used not just for its structural characteristics but also for its aesthetic value – a language that is similar to the that of a goldsmith. And in fact, every year the company presents its novelties through tiny samples placed inside boxes similar to jewellery boxes.

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