Few products in their production life reach the thirty-year milestone. One of these is the Armonia sink, a true design icon designed by the BCF design studio way back in 1992 and put into production in 1993.
With millions of pieces produced, Armonia is a true best seller on the market, still representing a reference product in the Franke catalogue, a leading company in the production of kitchen sinks.
The sink launch advertisement in 1993, a prophe...
Janus represents the guardian of every form of passage and change, in this case two diametrically opposed surfaces that evolve from the same material: ceramic.
Graffio and Modula are two lines of furniture that use ceramic as the surface of the doors. Same material, but diametrically opposite surfaces to the touch and sight. One appears as a scratch and the other as a wavy surface, similar to the movement of water or the drawing of a cloud. Two wor...
Roccia table presented at the "Tavoli d'Autore" exhibition at the Marmomacc international fair in Verona in 2021.
The caption said: The table is composed of a rock about one meter high which forms its center and a crystal ring which serves as a surface. The rock is a primordial identifying element with respect to the worked stone: its shape dictated by nature and time becomes a significant element of the object itself which is expressed in the inscript...
The story of Berndes began in Arnsberg in Germany one hundred years ago: Heinrich Berndes began developing the first utensils for the culinary art in 1921 responding to the needs of both amateur and professional kitchens, inspired by the eating habits and cooking trends typical of each decade.
Even today, Berndes products are characterized by the lines of pots and pans with a revolutionary touch, evolving over time for the elements in die-cast aluminum an...
BCF Design and Broggi
Interview to Broggi
BCF Design designs a new product for Broggi: the Essenza bucket.Essenza is characterized by the elegant vase line, designed to hold a bottle of wine or champagne, and by the carefully researched proportions, elements that denote the careful analysis carried out to make the object harmonious in its entirety.
Red, a symbol of elegance an...
Moneta: the best known cookware brand
BCF design and Moneta
Recy: a real integrated project
Good for you, good for the environment.
Recy the first pot in Italy produced with recycled aluminum.
The recent showcase that a famous chain of high-level stores has dedicated to Recy cookware is the sign of an ever-increasing attention t...
Marangoni: world leader in tire retreading
BCF Design and Marangoni
Authors comment – BCF design team
Interview to the company
Marix design and RINGTREAD
Towards a circular economy: the case of retreaded tires.
In a recent article published in Ansa, retreads are referred to as one of the most important sectors in the circular economy. Retreaded tir...
In these months of isolation, the house has been a refuge that has protected us and the kitchen has turned out to be its beating heart more than ever. Many have re-discovered the passion for cooking and in this context the pots have become the symbol and first tool of our artistic creations.
BCF Design and Berndes
Born in 1921, it is the his...
The presence of BCF design works in the latest and most important trade fair dedicated to household products, Ambiente, was truly nourished. In Frankfurt this year the signature of BCF design has accompanied articles made by four companies in the sector: Abert, specialized in the production of cutlery and tableware, Moneta, leader in the cookware sector, Ghidini, known for its wide range of gadgets and kitchen utensils, and finally Ercolano, a witness of ...
2020, the fortieth year of activity for BCF. The studio was born in 1980 and since then has maintained its loyalty to the profession of designer in its various forms: visual, product, expo and lately digital design.
In 1980 we declared that we dealt with "Form, environment and communication" precisely to underline our attention to the substance of the objects, to the environment in which they were sold and of course to their...