The Arketipo's history begins in the eighties and tells how the passion for the quality of Florentine textile manufacturing led to the creation of upholstered furniture, combining top quality with attention to detail and a vibrant and eternal image. Since 2008 the offer of Arketipo has been enlarged: besides sofas and armchairs a collection of accessories has been introduced. These accessories permit the realization of complete, elegant, sophisticated but also functional and cosy living rooms.
In 2011 Arketipo, already well known for its excellent know-how, was acquired by Cattelan Italia, worldwide leader of furniture accessories. This is the beginning of a new era, which preserves the past values and guarantees the business evolution. Today Arketipo Firenze products are present in about 8oo dealers mainly located in Italy, Austria, Switzerland, UK, France, Russia, Australia and Middle East. The presence in the US is also relevant and Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan markets are becoming more important.
Design is for the Florentine company the starting point of all projects, a value that makes any product precious like a work of art. The Italian essence of aesthetic choices is continuity, a distinctive sign and a wish to reaffirm one’s own cultural roots. Materials dress the design style. The mastery lies in choosing what’s best, new and useful.
To be enticed by emotions suggested by colours, to live each room as a projection of one’s own wishes. This is the spirit of Arketipo interpretation of the living: glam suggestions and precious details. Inspiration is often drawn from parallel worlds, to make a classic fabric innovative and vice versa, like in historical ateliers.