Established in 1945 by the master Giuseppe Ostuni, Oluce is the oldest Italian lighting design company that is still active today. In fact, before the war there existed only Gino Sarfatti's Arteluce, which disappeared in the late '90s, while 1948 saw the birth of Azucena and Lamperti, followed by Arredoluce and Stilnovo in 1950. But for many years it was chiefly Arteluce, Azucena and Oluce that dominated the Italian scene, creating a hub for the designers - strongly engaged first in the reconstruction and later in the birth of series production - who animated the Milanese forum: Vittoriano Viganò and BBPR, Gigi Caccia Dominioni and Ignazio Gardella, Marco Zanuso and Joe Colombo.
Tonon is one of the best known international brands in the world of chairs and tables, reliable and synonymous for design and quality “made in Italy”. Characterizing features that come from the past: their origins date back to the Twenties, many years of careful and creative craftsmanship. After that came the industrialization of the Fifties with a remarkable production increase. The pleasure of”thinking and making” however never failed. Tonon today bases itself on research and experience, on cultural and marketing factors, on new materials and new technologies. All with a craftsman heart and an industrial mind, a combination ensuring a better life while seated, whether relaxing, working, or at the table.