Into the Woods

Natural, solid woods all have characteristics that are uniquely their own. Riva 1920 is an Italian company that uses such extraordinary woods that these features become an integral part of the design itself. Since 1400, the lagoon of Venice has been dotted with large posts rising from the water in groups of three to mark the sections of the canal that are navigable even when the tide is low. These Briccole could almost be seen as symbols of the city of Venice itself – they are the oak mooring posts that stand in the lagoon, guiding boats and gondolas as…