The Ziranu & Balvis joinery is now managed by Francesco Balvi but it was founded in 1960 by Giovanni Ziranu, a expert and skilled carpenter. Giovanni combines classical joinery techniques, acquired from a reputable carpenter working in Nuoro: the traditional intaglio and inlay techniques mastered at a workshop in Orani. He diligently passed his knowledge to his grandson Francesco, who as a boy showed a passion for crafting, spending his summer vacations at his uncles' joinery. In 2001, he took over the management of the company, expanding production and refining the techniques according to modern standards. Traditional joinery techniques and carving help him meet the needs of a modern clientele, attentive to the needs of modern life-style but still interested in keep a connection with the rich and cultured local tradition.
The production combines traditional furnishings to a more modern taste: small and precious objects featuring a refined décor are available in addition to a wide range of furniture, tables, systems and customized furniture, always characterized by high quality and care. Over the years the Ziranu & Balvis joinery has developed considerable expertise in the design and implementation of matching furnishings for homes, offices, commercial and accommodation facilities.
In the workshop, he performes all classical joinery techniques with modern systems of fabrication and assembly, and he skilfully crafts intaglio and inlay decorations. He uses his skills during all phases, starting from the preliminary design to the finishing of the product.
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