About Gio Ponti
Giovanni “Gio” Ponti, born in Milan, November 18, 1891, is one of the Italian masters of architecture. He was also a designer and essayist and one of the most important of the twentieth century.
Other than the great architectural works which carry his unmistakable signature, he created a vast amount of work in the furniture sector. Gio Ponti was an Italian promoter of industrial design and introduced the idea of interior furnishing ranges produced as being a "sophisticated," economic, "democratic" and modern.
Gubi are on a continual quest. A journey. Fuelled by a passion to discover overlooked icons from the past and future icons in the making, they've made a distinctive name for themselves in the international design arena as a dynamic design force to be reckoned with.
Gubi see themselves as treasure hunters, where curiosity, courage and intuition are key components for their success. They believe design is all about discovering gems and following your instincts. It involves travelling, searching and finding long-lost remnants from the past as well as contemporary, cutting-edge designs from new artists on the horizon.
The result is an eclectic, intercontinental collection that blurs the lines between the past and the future.