Balancing craftsmanship with industrial techniques, efficient production and a focus on details, Lapalma produces and sells its quality design worldwide. Chairs, armchairs, stools and tables are the result of ongoing research, aimed at creating truly innovative solutions that interact with each other. More than separate furnishing items, they are furniture systems that connect people.
The Story of An Italian Garage
We work where we were born. We could say that we have been “locally sourced” for forty years because we made our first furniture in a garage.
It would take them hours to make a small table in that garage. Today, it takes them fifty seconds to shape the continuous sinuous line of the LEM stool. This evolution is possible because they have remained faithful to themselves and to what they love the most: technology, a knowledge of materials, research and determination.
Before becoming the company Lapalma, they worked for NASA, making transistor capsules, a few millimetres of total precision, using a gauge instead of a tape measure. Some of their products must have arrived on the moon, whereas they stayed with their feet firmly on the ground, which means concreteness and courage.
Passion for production
Research and technology
Lapalma invests a great deal of resources in improving the efficiency and the quality of its production methods. We invest in cutting-edge equipment and machinery, which is harnessed in a continuous effort to find innovative solutions, and consider even the most challenging and complex of products as an opportunity to take the state of the art forward.
Lapalma has always championed traditional wood and metalworking methods and techniques. Its quality designs of chairs, lounge chairs, stools and tables produced in series are sold all over the world and combine the advantages of industrial production with an attention to detail.
At Lapalma, craftsmanship is married to the speed, precision and efficiency offered by the latest industrial technology in a typically Italian blend of passion for quality and business culture. So while machine tools are employed to produce the framework of individual elements, the finishing, assembly and packing are all done by hand.