Calligaris was founded in 1923 by Antonio Calligaris as an artisan workshop – a source of tradition, style, and quality. The company has a long running history that has seen it take on and experiment with the latest technology, making it highly geared towards internationalization. This evolution started with the use of wood and developed into the modern day use of mixed materials with the introduction of new combinations: plastic, metal, fabric, methacrylates, and glass. The development of each product is a process that involves a deep knowledge of the market and the right combination of expertise and experimentation.
To date, Calligaris Contract has implemented important projects around the world, furnishing spaces of various sizes such as restaurants, bars, spas, museums, hotels, and convention centers. The proposed product range is very wide and includes chairs, tables, accessories, sofas, beds, decorations, and lamps. Calligaris has always been attentive to the unique aspects of each market, following the strictly certified regulations in terms of safety, quality, and origin of materials. The FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified products come from forests that are protected and controlled.
Moreover, in 1997, Calligaris became one of the first Italian companies to be awarded the ISO 9001 certification of quality system. The products and materials undergo tests for the resistance of the structure, the flame retardant properties of the fabrics, the quality of the paint, and the power and durability of the adhesives. The tests are carried out not only at the testing center, but also at the CATAS Research Development center. In 2008.