was founded in 1968 by Luigi Allievi to produce chairs
, an activity he began in 1948. The company was born from his decades-old passion for handcrafting every trunk of solid wood
into a unique work of art. Porada soon became synonymous with excellence, quality, and professionalism, continuing the family tradition. The company established a solid and well-defined identity thanks to its woodworking experience. Now guided by Luigi Allievi's sons, the company finds its full expression in creating refined products for residential and contract contexts.
Porada and love of wood
Porada's strength lies in the use of the highest quality materials and cutting-edge machinery. Above all, the company's excellence comes from the people at Porada who commit their care and personal skills to creating excellent products. The brand has also established itself internationally thanks to its ability to find the perfect balance between form and function in every item. Porada furniture
is modern, restrained, and essential in taste, built to last, developed in collaboration with such world-famous designers as Carlo Ballabio, Marconato e Zappa, Patrick Jouin, Staffan Tollgard, David Dolcini, Emmanuel Gallina, Gino Carollo, Stefano Bigi, Tarcisio Colzani. The brand also produces numerous accessories included in the company's broad range of diversified collections.
Porada living collections
Porada collections are designed and manufactured according to the highest quality standards to offer furnishing solutions that meet the daily needs of the home, office, and other contract settings. Combining wood with metal, the Iron collection
includes sofas, armchairs, tables, chairs, and storage units for the living area, chests for the sleeping area, and accessories for the table and lighting. The Domino EXPO bookcase
has a wall or ceiling-mounted metal column with thick canaletta walnut shelves. Shani
is an imposing rectangular dining table in canaletta walnut with a marble base. The Iron collection also includes the Gilda armchair
, a solid canaletta walnut structure with a lacquered finish, a removable cover in fabric or leather, and a large and comfortable seat.Eighteen
is a versatile and aesthetically appealing collection, studied in every detail. Designed by David Dolcini, the Arena
and the modular Argo sofa
, with their solid ash or lacquered structures, stand out in any living space. In-depth study of components finds its expression in unique pieces like the Atlante 3 sideboard
in ash or canaletta walnut with a marble, wood, or a back-painted etched glass top, and the Vera armchair
, with a solid canaletta walnut or lacquered structure, leather backrest and leather or fabric upholstery. Staffan Tollgard designed the round
or rectangular Koster coffee tables
Porada Nineteen: elegance and function
The Nineteen collection
includes iconic pieces whose common trait is elegance at the service of function with heightened attention to materials, flexibility, and details. Porada's team of designers has created welcoming objects that grace any context with their strong personalities. The collection includes the sculptural rectangular Pilar MIX
or the round Pilar MIX
, both dining tables with tops in transparent tempered glass and bases in solid ash with two different finishes, offering movement and dynamism.
The monolithic Mary cabinet
is another key product; the bar has two compartments with curved canaletta walnut doors and frosted glass details. The upper one is finished in brushed brass, while the lower one is in wood. Aria
is a ceiling
modular bookcase with supporting ash columns. Its customizable composition can be designed with ash or smoked glass shelves, ash drawers and containers, supported by a matt black metal frame. Another Nineteen product is the Ziggy Baldacchino double bed
, with a solid ash frame, wood slats and custom upholstery.