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Events The Forest of Innovators
16 September 2023
Fun and impact, together: between talks, meetings and connection with nature, we have built a Forest!
Climate change & Sustainability VAIA goes to Fuorisalone 27 September 2021
What more eagerly awaited event for Italian design than the Salone del Mobile-Fuorisalone? Exceptionally scheduled for September 2021, in anticipation of the traditional annual appointment in April, this edition of the design kermesse had a very special flavour for us: VAIA set up its own exhibition stand in its incomparable setting, and presented its second […]
Climate change & Sustainability Why do we plant new trees? 25 June 2021
There are now numerous international commitments to reforestation. The Billion Tree Campaign launched by the UN Environment Programme in 2006 was followed by the Bonn Challenge in 2011 and by the One Trillion Trees Initiative, launched at the World Economic Forum 2020. Planting a new tree is an important action that we fully support: to […]
VAIA the project VAIA Cube: the genesis 24 June 2021
Long journeys inspire a certain admiration. Before we close the wrapping that protects the VAIA Cube and hand it over to the courier, we feel a flash of wonder thinking about the arduous journey that this little piece of wood has made.  A short while ago, we recounted the complexities and challenges of the wood […]
VAIA the project Noble imperfections: the new VAIA Cube 22 April 2021
The VAIA Cube imperfetto is the full expression of our vision. It embodies a radical approach to the circular process of raw material recovery, which aims at making full use of “waste”. Only in this way can we fulfil the desire that nothing be left behind.  Logs felled by the VAIA storm in the most inaccessible areas are […]