Versatile and luxurious, the Afrodite desk by Porada makes a grand impression in a modern home. Whether used as a desk in your home office or as a vanity in your bedroom, this desk makes a statement in your space. The structure features a wooden frame with a three-drawer cabinet on either the left or right side. Because of the spacious drawers that open smoothly, you can store and organize essentials easily. There's an optional round mirror available that makes getting ready for the day a breeze. Pair with many Porada armchairs to form a cohesive design concept.
Designed by Carlo Ballabio and manufactured in Italy with incredible attention to detail, the Afrodite desk is easily customized. The top comes in wood, closed-pore matte lacquer, hard leather, glass, and marble finishes, and the frame comes in wood and closed-pore matte lacquer finishes.
- country of origin:Italy
- Assembly Required:Yes
- Shipping Charges:free
- Designed by Carlo Ballabio
- Part of the Afrodite collection
- Frame in Canaletto walnut or close pore lacquer finishes
- Top in wood, cuoietto hard leather, marble, or glass
- Mirror option available only for wooden or leather tops
- Includes three drawers that can be placed on the right or left side
- Manufactured in Italy
- Desk without mirror
- 71¾"W × 23¼" D × 29½"H
- Desk with mirror
- 71¾"W × 23¼" D × 52¼"H
- Ø19¾"W × 1¼" D × 22¾"H
- Desk without mirror
designed byCarlo Ballabio
Carlo Ballabio is an incomparable Italian designer with many years of experience. After graduating from the European Institute of Design in Milan with an Industrial Design degree, he collaborated with many Italian design studios and worked with Paolo Nava. He created the "Escher" coffee table with Alessandro Elli, which was part of the "City of Infinity exhibition." Since 2011, Ballabio has worked as a product development manager and in-house designer for Porada.
His products are works of art and practical addition to modern spaces. He combines form and function, making his pieces timeless options for his clients. By experimenting with contrasting materials and unique silhouettes, the quality and style of his furniture pieces speak for themselves.
Founded by Luigi Allievi in 1968, Porada is a prestigious Italian furniture company specializing in wooden products. Since 1948, Allievi has worked as an artisan, creating gorgeous, quality wooden furniture, and he brought that experience to his company. They work with designers and promoters around the world, making it both nationally and internationally successful. The family-owned business is now run by his sons, who have continued with the legacy of creating incredible wooden pieces that are both practical, artistic, and built to last.
Some of the talented designers who work with Porada include Marconato and Zappa, Carlo Ballabio, Staffan Tollgard, Patrick Jouin, David Dolcini, Emmanuel Gallina, Stefano Bigi, Gino Carollo, Tarcisio Colzani, Studio Opera, Dainelli Studio, and Studio Buratti. Every designer understands and respects the company's motto of creating unique products that have a human touch. Above all else, Porada's mission is to make and sell wooden furniture that they are passionate about and not made by machinery but by people.
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