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All orders over $79 have complementary delivery in the USA and Canada with express options available at checkout.
You may also select to pick-up any order at the Average Showroom — located at 1081 Queen St. W. in Toronto — during checkout at no charge.
International shipping is calculated at checkout.
Average Archive orders are only available for delivery in Toronto or pickup.
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Mattiazzi's Cassetta box is a lovely little wooden object that provides storage space for your jewellery and other small treasures. Designed by Julie Renault, the Cassetta box resembles two stacked books slightly overlapping each other. The characterful wood grain patterns of ash make each box completely unique.
- Julien Renault, Belgium c.2020
- Oiled, Solid Ash Wood of European origin
- Made in Italy
- Length 143mm/ 5.6"
- Width 200mm / 7.9"
- Height 50mm / 2"
With a fascination for industrial standards, Julien Renault is inspired by the beauty found in everyday objects and the traces of manufacturing processes. Based in Brussels, he develops furniture and objects for brands such as Hem, Lapeyre, Cruso and Kewlox. Additionally, his studio engages in works of creative direction and photography for various design brands and designers. His sensibility has been moulded through his experiences. Julien trained as an industrial designer in ESAD Design & Art School. He worked at Studio Bouroullec in Paris after obtaining his Master in Product Design at ECAL in Lausanne (2009). Soon after, he moved to Brussels to set up his studio.
Among contemporary furniture manufacturers, Mattiazzi, the family owned producer of wooden furniture in Udine, Italy, is uncommon. While many producers in that region rely on third party factories and work in diverse materials, Mattiazzi operates with their own machines and hands, and has developed a healthy obsession for woodworking. Since 1978, when brothers Nevio and Fabiano Mattiazzi founded the company, Mattiazzi has steadily cultivated its local manufacturing culture. Their network of wood shops is diverse enough to support any manufacturing process the brand may need. Every shop has its own focus, from milling to lacquering, and a particular process always belongs to a specific part of town. But don’t let the neighborhood approach confuse you: Mattiazzi is no backyard shop. Their highly specialized craftsmen operate the most sophisticated machinery available to the wood industry. An eight-axis CNC milling machine allows wood to take the complex shapes associated with injection-molded plastic. Operating such a machine is an art and Mattiazzi disproves the modern myth that mechanized manufacturing is not a craft.
AVG (Average) is the balance between design and function. The name closely reflects our philosophy; to source everyday, useful products from around the world that serve a meaningful purpose in our customers lives, while adding to the overall beauty of their daily life.
Founded by designer Chris Hanz with Morgan Maisano in 2016, today in addition to the online store you can find the Average showroom on West Queen West in Toronto.
The collection is hand-picked by the founders and includes unique handmade pieces and mass produced items and can range in form between apparel to furniture, but maintains a common thread of timeless items designed with honesty, thought and integrity.
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