Driade was founded in 1968 and quickly became a well-known and affordable premium brand of furniture and design products. Driade is basically an Italian family business. Husbands Enrico Astorio and Antoni Astorio teamed up with Adelaide Acerbi, Enrico Astorio's sister, and together they have helped write Italian design history. Driven by the firm's many and recent collaborations with emerging designers and artists: Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, Fabio Novembre, Patricia Urquiola, Rodolfo Dordoni, Konstantin Grcic, Antonia Astori, Enzo Mari, Alessandro Mendini, Borek Sipek and others.
A constantly evolving aesthetic laboratory
Driade is described as an aesthetic laboratory that searches for beauty in all aspects of life. The company offers exclusive collections of objects both for everyday use and as art objects. The furniture is created for the home, the garden or public spaces. The company is characterised by its exuberant curiosity and creativity. Experimenting with design language and new ways of using materials has resulted in a range of unique, eclectic and eccentric products - while remaining elegant, timeless and, above all, joyful. Driade is responsive to the world around it, with its blend of cultures and ideas capturing the essence of our age. By constantly continuing to surprise, Driade is just as relevant today after almost five decades.