Mid-Century Modern Furniture Collection by Carlo Donati&Essential Home

Have you heard about the new Carlo Donati & Essential Home Mid-Century Modern Furniture Collection? Called La Dolce Vita, this exclusive mid-century modern collection with the details of brights colors, geometric patterns with the 50s – 60s vibe.


If you are a design lover, you must see this exclusive collection. The new mid-century modern collection by Carlo Donati and Essential Home combines the best of both worlds, or in this case, inspirations. It is not only a tribute to the great Italian architecture and design legends but also a representation of Palm Springs’ mid-century modern architecture and design culture.

About Carlo Donati

Featuring an impressive portfolio filled with the best residential, hospitality, and commercial projects, Carlo Donati became one of Milan’s most distinguished professionals thanks to his unique signature style.


During his twenties, the Italian designer started working for historic architectural firms in Milan, such as Studio BBPR and Gregotti. A few years later, in 1995, the interior designer moved to New York to be the consultant architect of one of the most famous luxury design groups in the world, also known as Versace. During that time, the Italian interior designer was challenged with the renovation of Gianni Versace’s townhouse and the historic Vanderbilt Mansion, the main flagship store on Fifth Avenue.


Mid-Century Modern Furniture Collection: La Dolce Vita

New Mid-Century Modern Furniture Collection – Dolce Vita designed by Carlo Donati Studio for Essential Home is inspired by the modernist architecture and design of the great masters of the 50s and 60s.

Essential-home and Carlo Donati mid century furniture collectionMid-Century Modern Furniture Collection’s design philosophy is always deeply rooted in the past of my country of origin, Italy, referencing the impeccable design of the post-war period of Gio Ponti, Franco Albini, and the structurally poetic architecture of Pier Luigi Nervi.

At the same time, I am fascinated by the direction modernism takes when applied in a different contexts like Palm Springs with its timelessly elegant villas. – Carlo Donati

Palm Springs particularly is a mirage, defined by its modern, functional, and aesthetic concepts. In the fifties and Sixties, it became an unusual vacation place in the middle of the desert, a kind of Dolce Vita lifestyle for Hollywood stars like Elvis and Frank Sinatra.

mid-century-modern-furniture-collection-by-Carlo-Donati-Essential-Home-rug-chairA Mid-century Modern Furniture Collection is a laboratory for architecture and design with its own taste for bright colors and for the typical upholstery with geometric patterns. Each piece of the collection is named after an Italian great actor or director of the mid-century. Check it out each wonderful peace, here:

Vittorio Sideboard

Another beautiful Mid-Century Modern Collection’s furniture piece called Vittorio. These same curvilinear lines are found in the sophisticated design of the Vittorio sideboard, named after the great Vittorio Gassman.

new-mid-century-furniture-by-Carlo-donati_VittorioThe combination of the wooden black lacquered H shaped legs with a walnut wood body and recessed golden handles, recall the lines of a blooming flower. The recessed top of this unique sideboard was also handcrafted in Calacatta Oro marble for an extra touch of luxury.

Giulietta Screen

The precious crossing curved brass frame of this beautiful screen, named after Giulietta Masina, creates an elegant dialogue with the upholstery deep yellow or peacock velvet combined with a fifties’ taste fabric. The interesting octagonal patterns rediscover the taste for decoration, a detail that is very typical of the modernist design concept. Surely, one of the most fascinating pieces from the Mid-Century Modern Furniture Collection!


Mina Chandelier

Inspired by the Turin’s beautiful Palazzo del Lavoro by Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti, this unique chandelier embodies a look of a stylized plant with a round-shaped heart with the arms that rise like gilded branches.


More than a simple lighting design, the Mina Chandelier is one of a kind statement lighting piece for any design projects. Therefore, it incorporates a double light system: a central one for lighting the table and a strip led under each arm of the lamp for a more scenographic, etc.

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