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Chiara Bastianelli

Chiara Bastianelli
CEO and and Marketing Manager at DFN - Italian outdoor design company providing you with first-class, customized outdoor furniture and services.
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Luxury Furniture Fair: what customers are looking forward to at the upcoming Salone del Mobile 2021

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on Jul 26, 2021 9:00:00 AM
July 26, 2021

DFN is always looking for new ways to tell its story, communicate with its clients, and express new emotions and splendor every year through new collections and furnishings of great aesthetic appeal.

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Tags: Outdoor furniture, Outdoor design items

How DFN is getting ready for the Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2021

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on Jul 22, 2021 10:07:24 AM
July 22, 2021

Last year's highly anticipated annual edition of the Salone del Mobile di Milano was canceled due to the Covid-19 health emergency. Despite the cancellation of the 59th exhibition, many companies in the furniture sector have decided to invest in new ways of promoting and communicating in the digital universe.

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Tags: Outdoor furniture, Outdoor design items

Choosing a modern conservatory: does the climate of the country where it’s installed matter?

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on Jul 2, 2021 8:00:00 AM
July 2, 2021

A structure conceived in the nineteenth century appears more current than ever, thanks to its essential lines and the minimalist spirit of the construction, made of only a few materials that are always of the highest quality. A conservatory is a luxury, timeless option that will add value to its housing unit. And if well built, it can be used as an extension of the home all year round, in every season.

But how does the climatic situation of the reference area influence the selection of the perfect conservatory and its construction materials?

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Tags: Outdoor furniture, Outdoor tips

How to design a conservatory as an integral element of the landscape

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on Jun 18, 2021 10:33:31 AM
June 18, 2021

A real work of art: a conservatory is a structure with an unmistakable design, extraordinarily current despite being conceived, in the form we know it, in the nineteenth century. This construction is very light and at the same time majestic, albeit imposing, and is made of glass with a very delicate appearance, enriched by details and coverings in materials that give a clear idea of luxury.

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Tags: Outdoor design items, Outdoor tips

3 Mechanical systems that can be used to cool or heat a conservatory

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on Jun 4, 2021 10:25:11 AM
June 4, 2021

The warmth of the domestic environment and the breath of the external landscape: a conservatory, or winter garden, is a one-of-a-kind space. The structure combines the comfortable character of a house’s interior with the openness of the natural scenery, thanks to the large windows that dress its steel structure, making it welcoming, open, and airy at the same time.

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How to harmoniously integrate a luxury outdoor kitchen project with the rest of the outdoor setting

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on May 21, 2021 9:00:00 AM
May 21, 2021

Designing an outdoor space that can be enjoyed by the whole family and all your friends and guests means creating an environment that satisfies all the needs of the those who will live there and who will visit. For this reason, you can’t go without a typically convivial place, where you can prepare, cook, and consume good food in the company of others.

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6 Things to know to keep your outdoor fabrics as good as new

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on May 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM
May 7, 2021

Outdoor fabrics are different from the fabrics we use inside our homes, and they are not all the same. High-quality outdoor fabrics must last over time and withstand wear and tear from atmospheric agents: sunlight, UV rays, rain, hail, wind, frost, humidity. Today, we have many more choices: outdoor fabrics range from PVC mesh to eco-leather, acrylic fabrics and lush satin, linen, velvet, and chenille products.

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Outdoor furniture covers: why they matter and should be used

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on Apr 23, 2021 11:01:08 AM
April 23, 2021

The most beautiful and comfortable luxury furnishing scenarios find their place in outdoor settings immersed in the greenery of nature. Whether it is in the shade of a bioclimatic pergola, a luxury gazebo, or a conservatory equipped with all the comforts of an enclosed space, your patio's furnishings need protection so that they do not deteriorate and remain beautiful over time.

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Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2021: luxury brands will need to experiment more with digital activities

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on Apr 9, 2021 9:00:00 AM
April 9, 2021

For security reasons, last year, the annual edition of the Milan furniture fair was postponed to 2021. This year, and at this moment, we are announcing that the Salone del Mobile will take place from September 5 to 10: highly anticipated dates for all companies and professionals from all over the world operating in the furniture and design sector.

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Tags: Outdoor furniture, Outdoor trends, Outdoor design items, Luxury Outdoor Contract

From sketches to reality: how we help you to realize the perfect outdoor space

Posted by Chiara Bastianelli on Mar 5, 2021 8:00:00 AM
March 5, 2021

DFN has always been completely involved in the development and care of furnishing and architectural projects for indoor and outdoor settings and the installation of aesthetically pleasing structures. Everything is customized. We aim to satisfy the each client’s requests starting from the early stages of the design to installation.

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