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New: A sustainable bench for your home named Libellula

New: A sustainable bench for your home named Libellula

Ottoman benches are a great way to fill a gap at home functionally. Whether for putting your shoes on or putting your feet up - the Libellula is now available online and comes in many textile options and colors.
on September 15, 2020
Building a sustainable sofa. Plastic-free.

Building a sustainable sofa. Plastic-free.

Part 2: Building the wooden frame

In our previous article we explained how we take an idea to a sketch and then turn it into a complete 3D model to eventually create a plastic free sofa using only proven building techniques and 100% natural materials that won’t harm our health or environment.

on September 05, 2020
Living a sustainable life: How to avoid plastic waste

Living a sustainable life: How to avoid plastic waste

Plastic. A versatile material with special properties: Durable, moldable, strong. A material that made many achievements of modern life possible. And which, due to its sheer mass and durability, is becoming a deadly danger to humans, animals and the environment worldwide. An end is not in sight

on September 04, 2020
How we build a sustainable sofa at D3CO. Plastic-free.

How we build a sustainable sofa at D3CO. Plastic-free.

Part 1: Planning and prototyping


We're showing our exact production process of how we are building an eco-sustainable sofa (Casquet) here at D3CO while using only natural and non-toxic materials. From idea to finished product, have a look at our 6 part series.

on August 07, 2020
How can I buy sustainable furniture?

How can I buy sustainable furniture?

Eight criteria how to look behind the greenwashing and find products that are eco-sustainable and responsibly sourced and made.

Green furniture, eco-friendly furniture, ethical furniture, sustainable furniture. There is a multitude of eco-labels, green certificates and promises. But very little true regulation of what should go into the objects that live with us in our home. Here are eight aspects that you should look for, if you are interested in having furniture that is responsibly made, contains no toxins and recycles well.

on June 22, 2020
Natural textiles for your sofa. How to choose, a short guide.

Natural textiles for your sofa. How to choose, a short guide.

Three reasons to go for natural Fabrics, also for your furniture. Natural materials have always carried a certain cachet, especially in luxury fashion, where pure wool, linen, cashemere, leather and silk stand for breathability,  durability and extreme comfort. However, since the 1960s, the use of synthetic fibres has increased dramatically, causing the natural fibre industry to lose much of its market share. 
on June 15, 2020
How to buy the most sustainable sofa.

How to buy the most sustainable sofa.

Lately, furniture has gone the way of fashion. It’s become fast, it’s become trendy, it’s become the type of thing that is here one day, loved and cherished, and out the door the next when the season changes. When did that happen? And how to introduce sustainability in your home?

on June 08, 2020
Proust Armchair by Alessandro Mendini - D3CO collaboration for charity

Proust Armchair by Alessandro Mendini - D3CO collaboration for charity

With the kind permission of Atelier Mendini, we are preparing a Proust armchair to be painted and decorated for a very special charity project with Collegamenti, an association that promotes art with and by people with disabilities. 
on June 01, 2020
Change your cover with a

Change your cover with a "Click". Sofas with a removable cover.

When first launching ourselves into 100% natural sofa production, one of the first things we tried to innovate was the system of removing covers of a sofa. 95% of these systems use velcro straps - plastic in other words. This system was not good enough for us, so we invented our own, and we're very proud of it.
on May 27, 2020
D3CO and Covid: Doing what’s right in troubled times.

D3CO and Covid: Doing what’s right in troubled times.

When Italy was put under lockdown for the Covid emergency, D3CO had a choice: shut down and wait, or try and do the best we could, even if we did not know what it was yet. We talked to the mayor of our little town, Lentate sul Seveso. What they needed most of all was masks - masks for the healthcare workers, masks for the police, masks for people in need. 

on May 11, 2020
Quartz - an insight into our most extravagant signature piece

Quartz - an insight into our most extravagant signature piece

When you step into the Hilton in Dubai, they are immediately visible - these crazy bubbles in the Atrium, inviting busy passers-by to cozy down and relax for an instant. But who thought them up, and how did we develop the product?
on May 05, 2020
Go for Gold - with the exclusive Enrica shelf

Go for Gold - with the exclusive Enrica shelf

Why are we still obsessed with gold? From the moment...
on May 05, 2020
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