Alberto Smania, founder of the company that bares his name, was captain of the Air force and an official Rally pilot for Fiat. In 1967 , in his artisan workshop where iron cast railings and gates are produced , with the iron scraps he conceives his first table .
Its exactly from this table that emanates the soul of Smania and an entrepreneurial vision that will generate the imprint of the company ,along with the passion for beauty , the research for the latest materials, the exclusivity in forms and nature, and the implementation of tables, bookcases , seatings , beds and accessories.
In 1972 Smania participates for the first time to the Salone del Mobile di Milano, im the meantime from Padova his creations begin being brough abroad .
Rattan and Bamboo are the main characters of the production in the 1970’s , they look abroad in taste, exotic and colonial with a a manual ability to braid and entwine materials, then its briar wood’s turn (American walnut, elm and myrtle, refined finishes that Smania much before others discover – shaped and polished into art : it’s the economic boom of the ‘80’s.
The end of the ‘90’s is synonym of flamed Wenge’ its a collection that knowingly joins metals with leathers its a perfect combo o fan ethnic taste and Italian contemporary style .