Among the opulence of extraordinary plants, such as the giant bamboo, ginkgo biloba, ficus macrophilla, citrus and palm trees, the iconic pieces from the Ethimo collection settle in nicely and blend with the forms and colours of nature through the lens of photographer Bernard Touillon. The huge dimensions of the plants create settings and architectures from which the furniture elements seem to borrow matter and form.
The materiality of wood and the craftsmanship of Rafael, the latest collection born from the inspiration of Paola Navone, are enhanced under the foliage of over 400 square meters of the ficus which is appropriately named “Giant of the garden”; Esedra, set in the bamboo garden, boasts its colonial style; the Grand Life collection is wrapped in a magical atmosphere outside of time inside the nineteenth-century greenhouse; Swing, with its repetition of elements, becomes a classic piece between the columns of the Gymnasium.
Covering ten hectares, the Garden is a unique and special place to contextualize Ethimo’s most iconic collections and express the most authentic link between the beauty of nature and the essence of materials.
One of the most ‘magical’ places in Sicily thus becomes the exceptional stage for expressing Ethimo’s love for the landscape, history, Mediterranean culture, its colours, its scents, its unmistakable atmospheres – elements that have always inspired its outdoor furnishings.
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