Now Representing Italian Brands Gallotti & Radice and Tecno SpA
(New York, NY – July 2011) Since Michael Manes founded M2L in 1992, he has been dedicated to bringing fresh contemporary design to the American market. With an eye for the exceptional and a passion for discovering unknown brands, he has built a collection unrivaled by any other distributor in the U.S. Reinforcing the company’s position as a distinctive design resource for the commercial and residential specifier, M2L is pleased to announce the addition of two distinguished brands hailing from Italy: Gallotti & Radice and Tecno SpA.
Established in the 1950s, Gallotti & Radice is a high-end design firm known for its refined collection of glass furnishings for the modern home or office environment. M2L will now serve as lead distributor for them in the U.S. market. M2L’s current product offerings from Gallotti & Radice include: the elegant Air Desk and accompanying Air Unit designed by Pinuccio Borgonovo; the geometric Lui desk designed by Paolo Maria Fumagalli; and the extendable Trian table designed by Oscar and Gabriele Buratti.
Tecno SpA was also founded in the 1950s by Osvaldo and Fulgenzio Borsani. Known for its collaborations with high-profile architects such as Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel, Piero Lissoni and Renzo Piano, Tecno has built a reputation for rigorous, elegant and essential design. M2L carries a wide range of Tecno products from the versatile Pons D011 sofa system by Rodolfo Dordoni to reintroductions of classics like the P32 easy chair designed by Osvaldo Borsani in 1956.
Founded in 1992, M2L distributes genuine modern design from Europe. M2L has introduced a myriad of iconic designers to the American market, that include: Josef Hoffmann, Eileen Grey, Walter Gropius, Eero Aarino and Pierre Paulin, as well as today's design stars like Paolo Piva, Patrick Norguet, Norman Foster, Eoos, Pearson-Lloyd, Jeff Miller and more. M2L products can be seen on their website as well as their three showrooms: 135 Madison Ave., NYC 10016; 3334 Cady's Alley, Washington DC 20007; and 104 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116. For more information, contact them at 800-319-8222 or visit www.m2l.com