Museo del design industriale di Calenzano

The Museum of Industrial Design at Calenzano

Unique pieces from 1960 to today

The collection includes about 100 objects, which dates from the 1960s to the present and include: the Sanluca couch by Castiglioni from 1960; the Larus chaise-longue by Poltrona Frau; the Vertebra sofa by E. Ambasz and G. Piretti from 1979; the Microbar coffee machine by Nuova Simonelli (2004); the Fighter Bluetooth helmet by Momo Design (2003); the innovative Anellum lamp by Giugiaro for Muvis (2005); the Valentina typewriter by Ettore Sottssas (1969); the Graziella bike by Rinaldo Donzelli; the fiber-optic bookshelf by Acerbis (2005); and various products by Brionvega, Danese, Flos, Olivetti and more including pieces designed by Renzo Piano and Enzo Mari.

The museum can be contacted by phone Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-2pm.

Tel: +39 055-8825953
Fax: +39 055-8810098

This Tuscan town takes its name from the first family to rule it
The municipality of Calenzano isbetween Florence and Prato. It has a population of around 15 thousand inhabitants and is home to one of the most important industrial parks in Tuscany. The gentle, lush hills behind the town are full of interesting medieval villas and buildings. Just outside the town is the area of Sommaia. ...