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GPA Monti 1972

The architects Gianemilio Monti, Pietro Monti and Anna Bertarini, highly professional and kind people, intrigued our father with their proposal to make the first plastic handle produced in Italy. Of course Boma turned out to be the most widely used and appreciated. Dad was always particularly keen on specifying that they were made using Durethan resin by the Bayer company from Leverkusen, Germany. He liked to mention that for two reasons.



— Casa d’abitazione in via Calco 2 (conEnrico Freyrie), Milano 1954-1956

Besides being a good calling card in the design world, year after year the Boma was a best-seller.

— Casa d’abitazione in via A. Moro a San Donato Milanese - 1991

The novelty of shape and colour combined with the inexpensiveness of the material and production process made for long-lasting success, and this has continued to be so over time. — Antonio Olivari

— Appendiabiti in compensato multistrato, de Padova ICF 1955