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CompanyPlank dates back more than a hundred years. Founded in 1893 the company has been handed down from father to son till today as is the tradition of the best Italian enterprises. In these laps of time the company has transformed itself from its artisan origins to an industrial enterprise.
The basic objective has always been the investigation and intensive research for technological possibilities connected to design. In recent years the company has placed at the center of its work a strong connection with research, sustainability and design collaborations with renowned designers such as Konstantin Grcic, Naoto Fukasawa, Ludovica + Roberto Palomba.
The collection is distinguished in various types of products: chairs, armchairs, lounge seating, table systems, stools. Plank products have received numerous awards and acknowledgments, for instance the XXII Compasso d’Oro ADI Design Award for the MYTO chair in addition to the IF Product Design Award - Gold selection for the MIURA stool, and they are part of the permanent collection of the most important museums worldwide such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, the Design Museum of London as well as the Art Institute of Chicago.