Palermo 2019 is the year of restyling club house Albaria in Mondello and the debut of Racks and Tables for the <Mr.>'s Atelier, the new Franzina Trattoria in London and several private houses. In 2018 Raffa did the Bar Counter, Seats Tables and Lighting at the HQ Manifesta12 Teatro Garibaldi and with Ignazio Mortellaro and Vito Priolo she set up the Calidarium at the BotanicalGarden in Palermo, so you can walk inside and browse Botany books in the Library RadicEterna while seating 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.
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 Epoxy Resin top tables joined Mezzoatelier
chairs + wallpainting. Some tailor made furniture can be seen in the
restyling of Maison Bergdorf in Interlaken and the Kabinett Bergdorf in the Old
City of Bern, with the Sour Brass Lamp Ada and the oakwood Bottle shelves, a prototype Iron lighting system and new Leather
superflat cushions as if were made for a carriage. Now
thinking about the Interiors for a new design hotel in Sicily. Planning
Under the name SOUR a new brand designed by Raffa Guidobono now releases new products. The ceiling lamp Ra, the shelf, the lamp Ada, the knifeholder and the wallcovering made with 24K gold sequins are just few example of the current production.
as a temporary forever, the SOUR concept is a gem for retails, hotels and
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 Raffa made the G-Rough Design Hotel 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, Restaurant +Bar Un Posto a* BASE. Her project DBench was selected in #XX1Triennale over35 with the Duo benches dissemination project between Accademia Brera and BASE Milano. From 2019 Raffa proudly started a new collaboration with #TWS and StudioF with the production of Leftover oakwood table and tailored top #TramediPietra Collection.
The Beloved brighten and/or matt surfaces made in Epoxy Resin still stay on the top of bespoke production, with a neutral palette pale dusk rose, pink, sand, sienna, beige, grey, brown, and then rust, smoke, indigo, black greeny. The Leftover Plywood furniture, shaped with unmistakable diagonals as usual, has now details in Iron, Marble, Leather, Brass and Copper.
Formica Laminate is again in stock.
Beware of imitations then.