Classical furniture

Designed for people who love luxury in its finest and most elegant forms. You will find a delightful blend of elegant and refined shapes, superb finishes, magnificent handmade carvings, and finest quality brass accents made according to the strict standards of “A Regola d’Arte” an Italian expression synonymous of masterwork.

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European Heritage Collection by Encore IHF: Looking at Tradition to Design Future living

 

We are proud to present the European Heritage Collection, a set of exclusive furniture, designed and developed under the direct supervision of an Italian “Maestro”.

 

The entire European Heritage Collection is made available to you through our partnership with an Italian firm, Encore Inspiration Home Furniture (Encore IHF), leader in producing high-end European classical furniture.

 

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This collection is designed for people who love luxury in its finest and most elegant forms. You will find a delightful blend of elegant and refined shapes, superb finishes, magnificent handmade carvings, and finest quality brass accents made according to the strict standards of “A Regola d’Arte” an Italian expression synonymous of masterwork.

The European Heritage Collection is inspired from the finest French and English craftsmanship tradition of the XVIII and XIX century, combining the refined and demanding standards needed to produce masterpieces with a touch of more modern aesthetic trends to suit the contemporary lifestyle of our customers.

Masterpieces produced under the supervision of an Italian “Maestro” and according to “A Regola d’Arte” standards

Combining the demanding standards of “A Regola D’Arte” and the strict supervision of a true Italian master craftsman, our partner, Encore IHF, produces jewellery quality furniture. Using millenary techniques such as lost wax (“cire perdue”) casting to produce brass accents provides the final touch for such an exclusive range of luxury furniture.

The knowledge acquired over these years of hands-on experience and learning from masters of the past century have gives our Italian classical furniture producers, an extensive knowledge of the different techniques used by his predecessors to build furniture fit for kings and nobility.

Masterpieces produced using millenary techniques and according to the strictest standards of luxury furniture

All of Encore IHF furniture is produced in a factory where machines are rarely used, skill and hands are the main components. Only the finest raw materials are used in creating these handcrafted masterpieces.

 

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One of the techniques used to make this timeless furniture is the ancient technique of lost-wax casting that can be used to create beautifully detailed works of art.

 

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Some items are gilded with the finest gold-leaf. This technique involves skill, patience and passion.

 

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Encore IHF, a management team that has been a part of the evolution of luxury furniture production across the world

Encore was founded by a team with a long history of achievements and success at Theodore Alexander. Stelvio Guglielmi was formerly CEO, David Pemberton major investor and UK distributor, Carlo Zavagno worked for several years as VP Operations. After selling their shareholdings in TA, these friends reunited in 2008 to form Encore, building a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Vietnam, soon joined by an investor from a well-known Italian high-end furniture company.
This talented team, with their unique wealth of complementing expertise in design, knowledge of European style and workmanship, management of Asian manufacturing, is dedicated to offering you true value for the very best designs in home furnishings, accessories, lighting available today. Using time-tested European techniques and high quality materials under the supervision of an Italian master artisan, they create transitional designs with one foot in the past and the other firmly planted in the present. While nicely coordinating with today’s high end interiors, Encore’s offerings are destined to be tomorrow’s heirlooms.

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