1979_spaghetti_chair_mobile(1)
1979
Alias’ story began in 1979 with Giandomenico Belotti’s spaghetti chair, a chair which was one of Alias’ first creations to become part of the MoMA collection in New York.
spaghetti
1982_mario_botta_mobile
1982
Archetypal shapes in architectural geometry inspire seconda chair designed by the great contemporary architect from the Ticino, Mario Botta.
botta
1983_belotti_outdoor_mobile
1983
Alias goes outdoors with its green collection by Giandomenico Belotti.
green PVC
1987meda_lightlight_mobile
1987
Research and experimentation define the light light carbon fibre chair by Alberto Meda.
1991_rizzat_younglady_mobile
1991
Aesthetic and functional qualities come into play with the young lady swivel chair by Paolo Rizzatto.
young lady / tree table
1993_atlas_mobile
1993
The main purpose of the atlas collection by Jasper Morrison is based on one single concept of legs in conic stove enamelle steel.
atlas
1994_meda_frame_mobile(0)
1994
Alberto Meda developed the frame chair, with a structure in extruded aluminium and die casting elements, and PVC covered polyester mesh seat.
frame
1996_laleggera_mobile
1996
The poetics of lightness find expression in Riccardo Blumer’s laleggera chair, winner of the “Compasso d’Oro ADI” price in 1998.
laleggera
2000_flexus_mobile
2000
The new millennium opened with flexus by Paolo Rizzato, a brand new form of upholstery, in which the holes in the back lighten our perception of its dimensions.
2001_rollingframe_mobile
2001
The partnership with Alberto Meda had a new, significant impulse, with the development of the rollingframe.
frame
2003_segesta_mobile
2003
Segesta by Alfredo Häberli joins the alias collection thanks to its transparent yet assertive shape.
segesta
2004_frametable_mobile
2004
Perfect for any interior or building, whether public or private, the tables of the frame collection feature essential design and great formal lightness.
frametable
2006_setes_mobile
2006
Alberto Meda designs the setes bench characterized by a tactile and formal spirit.
2007_open-system_mobile
2007
Extension of the outdoor range with the open system by James Irvine.
2007_dehors_mobile
2007
Collection of sofas and armchair with dehors by Michele De Lucchi.
2009_biplane_mobile
2009
Alias extended its range of tables with the biplane collection by Alberto Meda.
2009_de-lucchi_mobile
2009
Furthermore the research of new design for chairs continues with the office chair norma by Michele De Lucchi.
2009_mediterranei_mobile
2009
The Mediterranean Seas – Love Difference chairs, a project by Alias and Michelangelo Pistoletto in collaboration with Juan E.Sandoval and CittadellarteFondazione Pistoletto. 248 chairs from laleggera collection compose six different seas, as a symbol of integration between different cultures.
2011_manzu_mobile
2011
Alias revisits a key archive project by Pio Manzù, the brilliant protagonist of Italian automobile design during the sixties.
manzù
2011_spaghetti_mobile
2011
The direct and concise language of Jasper Morrison is applied to the spaghetti chair. Jasper Morrison offers his own original reinterpretation of this Alias icon with tagliatelle. 
tagliatelle
2011_eleven_mobile
2011
Upholstered products enter the Alias world with a technological spirit in keeping with the personality of the brand, with eleven system designed by PearsonLloyd.
eleven
2011_teak_mobile
2011
Alias wins the Compasso d’Oro ADI for its teak table by Alberto Meda.
teak setes
2012_aline_mobile
2012
With aline by Dante Bounuccelli the bookcase becomes an authentic architectural element, in its simplicity and severity, endowed with the capacity to organize the living space.
aline
2012_elle_mobile
2012
Eugeni Quitllet loves exploring the very essence of objects. Revealing the inner soul in an unusual and intense vision. This is certainly the case with elle chair, elegant and comfortable.
elle
2012_kobe_mobile
2012
Inspired by the tradition of iron wire chairs, Kobi by Patrick Norguet coming up with an elegant and light-weight structure, highly contemporary suspended architecture.
kobi
2014_laleggera_mobile
2014
Wood is the leitmotif of kayak, a chair developed by means of traditional technologies to create a project of great elegance and comfort.
kayak
2014_tabu_mobile
2014
The collection of chairs and side table tabu designed by Eugeni Quitllet reinterprets the handcrafted tradition.
tabu
2015_soci_mobile
2015
The President of Alias, Beat Zaugg along with the Architect Renato Stauffacher, Alias Managing Director since 1993, and the architect Andrea Sanguineti, Brand Manager of the company, are in charge of the development of the historical design brand made in Italy.
2015_twig_mobile
2015
With its masterful combination of different materials and production techniques, wood, plastic and aluminium, Nendo has put his signature to the twig chair project for Alias.
twig
2015_saen_mobile
2015
Gabriele and Oscar Buratti portray the table for Alias with a central leg, with saen, a table with an concrete imposing base. Its fluid, continuous and soft design sees this table turned into a slender, willowy stem, creating a powerful contrast of shapes.
saen XS
2016_tavolo-zero_mobile
2016
The refined touch of Ron Gilad enters the Alias collection, for which the Israeli designer has developed the tavolo zero table system.
tavolo zero
2016_alias_timeline_disegno-mobile_gran-kobi
2016
At Salone del Mobile 2016,the star role was entrusted to the Gran Kobi armchair and pouf by Patrick Norguet, characterised by the structure made of steel wire mesh.
gran kobi
2016_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_eleven-high(1)
2016
The eleven sofa collection designed by PearsonLloyd is seeing an extension thanks to a new version which naturally completes the collection. The new high back version features side and rear panels fixed to the legs to create a protected area for privacy, ideal for working areas.
eleven high back
2016_alias_timeline_disegno-mobile_slim
2016
Finely drawn and sleek lines, slender profiles and upholstering with soft extended edges which, on the back and lower elements, link up with the backrest presented in various materials: these are the characterizing elements of the entire slim collection, designed by PearsonLloyd.
slim
2016_alias_timeline_disegno-mobile_tavolo-tec
2016
TEC is a modular table featuring slender legs in die-cast aluminium connected onto an extruded aluminium structure set back relative to the edge of the table top to achive an interesting visual effect as the top seems to be floating in the air.
TEC
2017_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_okome(0)
2016
Through the collaboration with the Japanese studio Nendo emerges okome, the upholstered furniture system.  A family of seats and backs characterised by wide angles, soft, rounded and natural forms that recall the natural shapes of pebbles smoothed by water.
okome
2016_alias_timeline_mobile_disegno_bookchair
2017
The design poetics of Sou Fujimoto, one of the main designers in contemporary architecture, meet the technological lightness of Alias, for which he creates bookchair, a bookcase for the home characterised by a fresh, innovative approach.
bookchair
2016_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_flow-bowl
2017
From a joint project with Nendo firm comes flow bowl, a system of coffee tables and furniture complements. Fluid and enigmatic, top and container achieve a fusion of form and function.
flow bowl
2018_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_Manzu-table
2018
Manzù table, designed by Pio Manzù, reflects the ability of the historic Italian-made design brand to select from the past an object having great innovative potential and transferring it into today’s world with a few touches that make it extremely current.
manzù table
2018_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_new-lady
2018
New lady designed by Paolo Rizzatto is the original interpretation by Alias of present-day seats for domestic use.
new lady
2018_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_vina(0)
2018
Alias introduces vina, the padded furniture system styled by Patrick Norguet.  The aim pursued by the French designer is to simplify the traditional notion of sofa, which often relies on a complex series of steps, using foam and fabric components.
2018_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_AluZen(0)
2018
AluZen. A snug furnishing solution designed for thinking, reflecting and meditating. An authentic project signed by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba design firm for Alias, which puts people at the centre of its research and becomes a proper island on which to enjoy moments of relaxation.
AluZen
2018_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_layout-secretaire
2018
From the surprising organic form of layout, designed for Alias by Michele De Lucchi, comes the secrétaire,a new project that provides for unprecedented ease of use.
layout
2018_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_landscape
2018
British designer Simon Pengelly joins the Alias team with landscape, a highly flexible and functional furniture system for the office that blends harmoniously into the working environment while ensuring maximum versatility of use.
landscape
2018_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_slim
2018
Essential and ergonomically designed, slim chair by PearsonLloyd interprets most effectively the theme of the quintessential contemporary seat.
slim
2019_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_time
2019
The ancient craft of origami, the art that transforms paper into a variety of shapes by folding and sculpting it, provided the inspiration for time, the armchair designed by Alfredo Häberli for Alias. The basic principle of this project, in fact, is the transformation of a simple two-dimensional sheet into a three-dimensional shell.
time
2019
Atelier Oï joins the team of Alias designers with their sofa e la nave va. The journey of search and the constructivist approach of the Swiss designers goes well with the DNA of Alias, a company that has always given priority to construction principles over formal design requirements. 
e la nave va
2019_alias_timeline_disegno_mobile_tritono
2019
The combination of craftsmanship and technology embodies the vision of Alias, which Michele De Lucchi interprets masterfully, through the project trigono sofà.
trigono
1979_alias_timeline_spaghetti(1)
1979
Alias’ story began in 1979 with Giandomenico Belotti’s spaghetti chair, a chair which was one of Alias’ first creations to become part of the MoMA collection in New York.
spaghetti
1982_alias_timeline_seconda(0)
1982
Archetypal shapes in architectural geometry inspire seconda chair designed by the great contemporary architect from the Ticino, Mario Botta.
botta
1983_alias_timeline_green(0)
1983
Alias goes outdoors with its green collection by Giandomenico Belotti.
green PVC
1987_alias_timeline_light-light
1987
Research and experimentation define the light light carbon fibre chair by Alberto Meda.
1991_alias_timeline_young-lady
1991
Aesthetic and functional qualities come into play with the young lady swivel chair by Paolo Rizzatto.
young lady / tree table
1993_alias_timeline_atlas
1993
The main purpose of the atlas collection by Jasper Morrison is based on one single concept of legs in conic stove enamelle steel.
atlas
1994_alias_timeline_frame
1994
Alberto Meda developed the frame chair, with a structure in extruded aluminium and die casting elements, and PVC covered polyester mesh seat.
frame
1996_alias_timeline_laleggera
1996
The poetics of lightness find expression in Riccardo Blumer’s laleggera chair, winner of the “Compasso d’Oro ADI” price in 1998.
laleggera
2000_alias_timeline_flexus
2000
The new millennium opened with flexus by Paolo Rizzato, a brand new form of upholstery, in which the holes in the back lighten our perception of its dimensions.
2001_alias_timeline_rollingframe
2001
The partnership with Alberto Meda had a new, significant impulse, with the development of the rollingframe.
frame
2003_alias_timeline_segesta
2003
Segesta by Alfredo Häberli joins the alias collection thanks to its transparent yet assertive shape.
segesta
2004_alias_timeline_frametable
2004
Perfect for any interior or building, whether public or private, the tables of the frame collection feature essential design and great formal lightness.
frametable
2004_alias_timeline_setes
2006
Alberto Meda designs the setes bench characterized by a tactile and formal spirit.
2007_alias_timeline_open-system
2007
Extension of the outdoor range with the open system by James Irvine.
2007_alias_timeline_dehors
2007
Collection of sofas and armchair with dehors by Michele De Lucchi.
2009_alias_timeline_biplane
2009
Alias extended its range of tables with the biplane collection by Alberto Meda.
2009_alias_timeline_norma
2009
Furthermore the research of new design for chairs continues with the office chair norma by Michele De Lucchi.
2009_alias_timeline_progetto-sedie-love-difference
2009
The Mediterranean Seas – Love Difference chairs, a project by Alias and Michelangelo Pistoletto in collaboration with Juan E.Sandoval and CittadellarteFondazione Pistoletto. 248 chairs from laleggera collection compose six different seas, as a symbol of integration between different cultures.
2009_alias_timeline_manzu
2011
Alias revisits a key archive project by Pio Manzù, the brilliant protagonist of Italian automobile design during the sixties.
manzù
2009_alias_timeline_tagliatelle(1)
2011
The direct and concise language of Jasper Morrison is applied to the spaghetti chair. Jasper Morrison offers his own original reinterpretation of this Alias icon with tagliatelle. 
tagliatelle
2011_alias_timeline_eleven
2011
Upholstered products enter the Alias world with a technological spirit in keeping with the personality of the brand, with eleven system designed by PearsonLloyd.
eleven
2011_alias_timeline_teak-compassodoro
2011
Alias wins the Compasso d’Oro ADI for its teak table by Alberto Meda.
teak setes
2012_alias_timeline_aline
2012
With aline by Dante Bounuccelli the bookcase becomes an authentic architectural element, in its simplicity and severity, endowed with the capacity to organize the living space.
aline
2012_alias_timeline_elle
2012
Eugeni Quitllet loves exploring the very essence of objects. Revealing the inner soul in an unusual and intense vision. This is certainly the case with elle chair, elegant and comfortable.
elle
2012_alias_timeline_kobi
2012
Inspired by the tradition of iron wire chairs, Kobi by Patrick Norguet coming up with an elegant and light-weight structure, highly contemporary suspended architecture.
kobi
2014_alias_timeline_kajak
2014
Wood is the leitmotif of kayak, a chair developed by means of traditional technologies to create a project of great elegance and comfort.
kayak
2014_alias_timeline_tabu
2014
The collection of chairs and side table tabu designed by Eugeni Quitllet reinterprets the handcrafted tradition.
tabu
2015_alias_timeline_AliasPresident
2015
The President of Alias, Beat Zaugg along with the Architect Renato Stauffacher, Alias Managing Director since 1993, and the architect Andrea Sanguineti, Brand Manager of the company, are in charge of the development of the historical design brand made in Italy.
2015_alias_timeline_twig(0)
2015
With its masterful combination of different materials and production techniques, wood, plastic and aluminium, Nendo has put his signature to the twig chair project for Alias.
twig
2015_alias_timeline_sean
2015
Gabriele and Oscar Buratti portray the table for Alias with a central leg, with saen, a table with an concrete imposing base. Its fluid, continuous and soft design sees this table turned into a slender, willowy stem, creating a powerful contrast of shapes.
saen XS
2016_alias_timeline_tavolo-zero
2016
The refined touch of Ron Gilad enters the Alias collection, for which the Israeli designer has developed the tavolo zero table system.
tavolo zero
2016_alias_timeline_foto_gran-kobi
2016
At Salone del Mobile 2016,the star role was entrusted to the Gran Kobi armchair and pouf by Patrick Norguet, characterised by the structure made of steel wire mesh.
gran kobi
2016_alias_timeline_foto_eleven-high(0)
2016
The eleven sofa collection designed by PearsonLloyd is seeing an extension thanks to a new version which naturally completes the collection. The new high back version features side and rear panels fixed to the legs to create a protected area for privacy, ideal for working areas.
eleven high back
2016_alias_timeline_foto_slim
2016
Finely drawn and sleek lines, slender profiles and upholstering with soft extended edges which, on the back and lower elements, link up with the backrest presented in various materials: these are the characterizing elements of the entire slim collection, designed by PearsonLloyd.
slim
2016_alias_timeline_foto_tec
2016
TEC is a modular table featuring slender legs in die-cast aluminium connected onto an extruded aluminium structure set back relative to the edge of the table top to achive an interesting visual effect as the top seems to be floating in the air.
TEC
2017_alias_timeline_foto_okome
2016
Through the collaboration with the Japanese studio Nendo emerges okome, the upholstered furniture system.  A family of seats and backs characterised by wide angles, soft, rounded and natural forms that recall the natural shapes of pebbles smoothed by water.
okome
2017_alias_timeline_foto_bookchair
2017
The design poetics of Sou Fujimoto, one of the main designers in contemporary architecture, meet the technological lightness of Alias, for which he creates bookchair, a bookcase for the home characterised by a fresh, innovative approach.
bookchair
2017_alias_timeline_foto_flow-bowl
2017
From a joint project with Nendo firm comes flow bowl, a system of coffee tables and furniture complements. Fluid and enigmatic, top and container achieve a fusion of form and function.
flow bowl
2018_alias_timeline_foto_manzu-table
2018
Manzù table, designed by Pio Manzù, reflects the ability of the historic Italian-made design brand to select from the past an object having great innovative potential and transferring it into today’s world with a few touches that make it extremely current.
manzù table
2018_alias_timeline_foto_new-lady
2018
New lady designed by Paolo Rizzatto is the original interpretation by Alias of present-day seats for domestic use.
new lady
2018_alias_timeline_foto_vina
2018
Alias introduces vina, the padded furniture system styled by Patrick Norguet.  The aim pursued by the French designer is to simplify the traditional notion of sofa, which often relies on a complex series of steps, using foam and fabric components.
2018_alias_timeline_foto_aluzen
2018
AluZen. A snug furnishing solution designed for thinking, reflecting and meditating. An authentic project signed by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba design firm for Alias, which puts people at the centre of its research and becomes a proper island on which to enjoy moments of relaxation.
AluZen
2018_alias_timeline_foto_layout-secretaire
2018
From the surprising organic form of layout, designed for Alias by Michele De Lucchi, comes the secrétaire,a new project that provides for unprecedented ease of use.
layout
2018_alias_timeline_foto_landscape
2018
British designer Simon Pengelly joins the Alias team with landscape, a highly flexible and functional furniture system for the office that blends harmoniously into the working environment while ensuring maximum versatility of use.
landscape
2018_alias_timeline_foto_slim(0)
2018
Essential and ergonomically designed, slim chair by PearsonLloyd interprets most effectively the theme of the quintessential contemporary seat.
slim
2019_alias_timeline_foto_time
2019
The ancient craft of origami, the art that transforms paper into a variety of shapes by folding and sculpting it, provided the inspiration for time, the armchair designed by Alfredo Häberli for Alias. The basic principle of this project, in fact, is the transformation of a simple two-dimensional sheet into a three-dimensional shell.
time
2019_alias_timeline_foto_e-la-nave-va
2019
Atelier Oï joins the team of Alias designers with their sofa e la nave va. The journey of search and the constructivist approach of the Swiss designers goes well with the DNA of Alias, a company that has always given priority to construction principles over formal design requirements. 
e la nave va
2019_alias_timeline_foto_trigono
2019
The combination of craftsmanship and technology embodies the vision of Alias, which Michele De Lucchi interprets masterfully, through the project trigono sofà.
trigono
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