Great spaces inspire great work.
They can sharpen our focus and shift our perspective, provide moments of clarity or provoke new ideas. The right space can enrich our entire experience. And when we harness its power, we can channel it into everything we do.
For too long, our workspaces were unfulfilling. Offices were optimized for efficiency - often at the expense of our own well being and potential, leaving us with spaces that were functional yet uninspiring, practical yet impersonal.
And so people left. For homes, cafes, and the outdoors, in search of destinations that felt more inviting; spaces that empowered social connection, creative collaboration, personal focus & rejuvenation - to enrich our lives as much as our work.
At Coalesse, we are welcoming people back to the office by making thoughtfully crafted furnishings to create great spaces and inspire great work. Led by insight and driven by design, we cultivate a balance between intent and intuition, beauty and utility, comfort and vitality - to create destinations that bring new life to work.
Marc Krusin is a veteran of the Milan-based group Codice 31, which he founded in 1998 with five other designers. He now directs the design team of the prestigious Milanese design firm, Piero Lissoni, overseeing projects for international clients such as Alessi, Kartell, Flos, Thonet, and Wella. Much of Krusin's own work is done through Klay, a firm he opened in 2004, specializing in "objects of natural materials influenced by world cultures." Cross-cultural influences run throughout his practice.
Krusin has designed for Fontana Arte, Pallucco, Saporiti, Bosa ceramiche, Merten, Omnidecor, Glas Italia, and the Spanish furniture firm, Viccarbe. Recently honored in the 2008 "Europe 40 Under 40", Krusin was described as one of the "next generation of innovative architects and designers who will impact future living and working environments, cities, and rural areas."View other products by Marc Krusin