The story begins in Trieste, Italy, the Adriatic port town where coffee first entered Europe, and where in 1933, company founder Francesco Illy developed the modern espresso machine. The story is still being written today by President and CEO Andrea Illy, representing a third generation of illy family leadership.
Modern glass design created to be used and enjoyed every day - that is what is created at Holmegaard.
They work with some of the best glass designers, who experiment with technique, form and materials. This results in unique design that reaches into the future. Design that is not only beautiful to look at, but is designed to be used in modern everyday life.