Outdoor Design - Serralunga Timeline

Patio furniture from 1825 to today: a history made of milestones, thanks to which Serralunga has always played a main role in fundamental events of the history of industry and of Italian furniture.
All this has led Serralunga to create original and innovative products, well placed in the sector of luxury furniture, patio furniture, illuminated pots, outdoor sofas; source of inspiration and of pleasantness to the eyes, making the company a leader in the sector or patio furniture.

1825

Serralunga is founded producing leather goods.

1900

Serralunga attends the First World Expo held in Paris, where Giovanbattista Serralunga is an honorary member of the board.

1935

Serralunga begins working with guttaperca, first natural resin, precursor of plastic.

1959

As NATTA wins the Nobel Prize for the invention of Propylene, Serralunga introduces the plastic injection molding.

1976

Serralunga was the first company in Europe to introduce a new technology called Rotational Moulding, thanks to a trip in the USA by Marco Serralunga.

1980

Serralunga has the idea of using an industrial production system for furniture-use objects. Thanks to this process, it begins the plastic industrial production of the handcrafted vase in terracotta.

1999

Presentation of the first design pots collection at the Milan Triennale.

2000

The first iconic out-of-scale vase is produced, still the most copied Original Vase in the world of design pots.

2001

Serralunga creates the first illuminated pot.

2003

Serralunga's Santavase -design by Denis Santachiara- becomes the first vase to be exhibited in an International Museum.

2006

Serralunga Research Office invents and applies the new lacquer techniques.

2009

Introduction of the binomial "wood-plastic": expression of Italian and Scandinavian style.

2010

Sirchester sofa is launched at the Milan Design Week : it is the first sofa capable of lighting up.

2014

New Website Serralunga: the perfect union between tradition and design.