Through the Lando Gingerbread collection, the designer Paola Navone aims to rediscover the suggestive power of wood using unusual combinations of shapes, materials, styles and traditions. By reviewing the traditional combinations of wood, Paola Navone brings to the fore the harmonious compatibilities of wood with ceramic and steel, with rich floral fabrics and bright colors.
The design is inspired by imaginative Caribbean architecture, where the “gingerbread” style buildings are formed of towers, balustrades and cornices with a fairy tale air. The chairs, tables, benches, or mirrors profiles are made from unfinished solid oak cut with the saw, reminiscent of carved classic forms. The effect of these combinations is unexpected, modern, yet somehow strange to what we know.