SLIDE Is an entirely Italian reality, established in 2002, taking advantage of the 30 year long know-how of Giò Colonna Romano in manufacturing plastic resins, acquired through the earlier experiences in the house-ware and gardening sector to the innovative luminous and colourful products with clean and ironic design from the SLIDE Collection.
The products, are made in polyethylene with the rotational moulding process and are characterised by an exceptional use of light, ideal for indoors and outdoors and scenographic events. Items often spring from collaborations with internationally acclaimed designers including, Karim Rashid, Marcel Wanders, Paola Navone, Marc Sadler, Alessandro Mendini, Stefano Giovannoni and Denis Santachiara, committing to the objective of creating a quality products conquering a medium to top segment of the market.
With registered headquarters and production premises in Buccinasco (Milan), the group SLIDE counts more than 100 employees and an ever growing revenue with a strong focus on overseas export that represents 85% of sales, in more than 130 countries worldwide.
As a SLIDE extension, to increase its offer on the market, in 2007 SLIDE Events was born, a company division specialised in projecting and organizing private and company events with full services. From 2011 a prestigious project - SLIDEart – was inaugurated with the exposition Sign Off Design at the 54th Biennale D’Arte in Venice: the desire to experiment a new dialogue between design and contemporary art, producing unique pieces thanks to the collaboration with artists and worldwide designers. Finally the SLIDE Lounge, situated at the Darsena of Milan is a revolutionary format created in 2015, a ‘dynamic showroom’ born with the objective of engaging the visitors and inviting them to become protagonists of a design experience.