Amongst the Table and Stool Signature Collection in plywood with new colors bauwerk limewash there are now available unique marble-top pieces such as sideboards, low tables, Oakwood bottle shelves, as bespoke works and limited editions.
2020 make this work such a wonder. The new Cache pots/ Vases SOL, were unveiled in the Exhibition Seminario /EDIT Napoli curated by Domitilla Dardi and Emilia Petruccelli.
Palermo 2019 was the year of the debut of Racks and Tables for the <Mr.>'s Atelier, the new Franzina Trattoria in Brixton and several private residencies. In 2018 Raffa did the Bar Counter, Seats Tables and Lighting at the HQ of Manifesta12 at Teatro Garibaldi. With Ignazio Mortellaro and Vito Priolo she set up the Calidarium at the Botanical Garden in Palermo so you can now walk in and browse the botany books in the Library of RadicEterna while seated on her Reading Armchair Tables and Mini Stools + Reading brass Lamp. In Milano you can check her Interior Design with #tables and chairs at the Restaurant Tapas_de_pescado and guest-house casaBASE.
Turin you can find Raffa's furniture at the fab Orso Laboratorio Caffè + Mara dei
Boschi Gelato, the outdoor tables at La Drogheria Piazza Vittorio, and the
front desk at Mara dei Boschi Gelato in Alba (CN). In Amsterdam at
Locanda Jordaan LEFTOVER plywood and Table Tops blend perfectly with Mezzoatelier's chairs + wallpainting. Some tailor made furniture can be seen in the
restyling of Maison Bergdorf in Interlaken, with the Sour Brass Lamp Ada and the Oakwood Bottle Shelves, a prototype Iron lighting system and new Leather Superflat Cushions as if made for a carriage.
Now thinking about the Interiors for a new design hotel in Sicily after having done 600 sq mt Interior restyling of a Murano glass showroom in the Venice Lagoon for Berengo Studio partners.
the name SOUR, born to be a Design+NaturalWines store, Raffa Guidobono conceived the ceiling lamp Ra, the free-hand cut shelves, the brass lamp Ada, the knife-holder, the Marble+wood trays and trivets, the Porcelain Sequins Wall covering coated 24K gold, the blown glass goblets, the rusty Cachepots and more.
Planning am oakwood light installation with mates at StudioF Team manufacturing only pieces made to measure.
Conceived for @Turba Lugano as a pop-up temporary store forever, the SOUR concept is now a gem for retails, hotels and
Place Elevation as Raffa's restyling formula.
Portrait © Bill Phelps
7 years ago everything started in Biennale Architettura 2012 with the <A Better World> Collateral Event Greenhouse Talks and Shows conceived and curated by Raffa Guidobono. Beginnning 2013 the set-up for the Antonio Marras Accessories F/W collection follow up [acasa] FBR project produced by h+ curated by Beatrice Rossetti, in partnership with Society Limonta, Iittala, Davide Groppi.
In 2015 with Architect Giorgia Cerulli and the Design Hotel Owner, Raffa made the G-Rough Kitchenettes, the ground-floor G-Bar and the G-Rough Hotel Reception in Partnership with Smeg + Gessi + Ivas. In 2015 she joined the Matter of Perception Exhibition hosted in Palazzo Litta curated by DAMn° Magazine with her first stools production in chestnut wood oakwood and #marble.
Same year the Independent Design Festival Operae in Partnership with Coltellerie Berti, then Operae 2016-2017 editions too. From 2016 LEFTOVER joined BASE Milano to make custom made furniture at the guesthouse casaBASE, recipient of the BIG SEE Tourism Award 2020 with the interiors Stella Orsini. Her project DBench was selected in XX1Triennale over35 with the Duo benches dissemination project between Accademia Brera and BASE Milano. In 2018 Raffa proudly started a new collaboration with #TWS with the production of Leftover tailored top #TramediPietra Collection.
In Palermo with Jesse she makes the Leftover kitchenette.
With Genco-Mülling she follows up the manufacturing of her first Oakwood Seau à Glace for the new born yey* collection, unique objects and accessories for Natural Wine lovers.