"A man’s heart needs beauty"

(Erasmo Figini)


Interior designer, product designer and stylist, Erasmo Figini began his professional journey in the renewed and prestigious textile division of Ratti, becoming its Design Director shortly after.

Parallel to his work for Ratti and other important textile brands, in 1982 he opened two boutique retail stores in Como, specializing in refurbishment, interior decoration, antiques and textiles design.

Since the early nineties Erasmo Figini has been collaborating with important textiles groups (Clerici Tessuto, Rubelli, Frette, to mention a few) and furniture (RS Valeo, Riva 1920) .

He continues to design interiors on projects such as private residences in Italy (Milan, Rome, Capri, Courmayeur, Santa Margherita Ligure, etc.) and internationally (Paris, St. Moritz).

His eclectic interests, combined with innate curiosity and originality, push Erasmo Figini beyond the borders of “standard design”, allowing him to reinterpret both tradition and modernity in his unique and authentic way.

Recent examples of his work incorporate elements of innovative and eco-sustainable concepts within tradition and craft.

A few examples are his planning and design of the Oliver Twist School, Bulgari temporary store, Castadiva Resort, Vodafone Learning Center, and the Anagramma café projects (for more details about each project, please see the “Our Stories” section of our website)


Contrada Erasmo is an atelier, a design workshop offering pure crafted and creative materials for accent walls and bespoke furniture for high-end interiors.


Artistic combinations of precious materials as well as reclaimed or antique elements, applicable to walls and furniture, made to order for Designers and Architects for Contract and Residential innovative interiors.


We produce on demand: we work on many high profile bespoke projects in Italy and throughout the World, and we approach each of them individually for a complete customized and detailed result.


We control the production process, from selection of the best raw materials through to final installation. All products are designed In-House by a team of master artisans, according to a centuries-long tradition of artisanship.


Contrada Erasmo is a brand of Contrada degli Artigiani, which provides facilities specialized in joinery, restoration of antiques, decoration as well as textile design, for a global service tailored to each interior.

See our full range of services at www.contradadegliartigiani.com


Key concepts:


  • Excellence: constant research to reach the highest quality of material, design and execution.  

  • Salvage: restoration of old and wasted materials to give them new dignity. Rediscover the value of each person and its uniqueness.

  • Memory:  the “know how” handed down from a centuries-long history as the starting point for a new craftsmanship.


Our Mission:

We host, train, mentor and initiate the young people to the job market.


We encourage the growth and expression of each individual talent and capacity through study and knowledge, supported by workshops and work experiences: in the process of creating our products, our master craftsmen transmit their knowledge to the youth, promote their growth and development through the acquisition of specific competencies in the field of furniture, design and interior decoration, along with the ability to use new technologies, and together create products of excellence.


Contrada is part of the Cometa Group. Please visit our website for information: 


Showroom / Production
Contrada Erasmo 
Via Carso 20,
22100 Como – Italy

Tel. +39 031 4060290

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