Modar

Company Profile

Modar was founded in 1971 by the entrepreneur Dante Malagola, as a company specialized in the realization of wooden furnishings for stores. Today, thanks to the collaboration with prestigious designers and international architectural firms, it has become an organization able to manage the production of turn-key furnishing projects for the most important luxury and fashion brands worldwide.

The company is headquartered in Barlassina and has a subsidiary in Tunis, equipped to independently produce furnishings for luxury residences in the southern Mediterranean area. Furthermore, a division has been recently established in the United States: Modar USA.

Today the company counts on an integrated web of highly qualified professionals and specialized suppliers, in order to guarantee increasingly innovative and customized solutions.

For its established international experience, Modar is preferred by the most well-known luxury and fashion brands, supporting them from the project design to the final delivery, distinguishing itself for the high quality of its production and its client services.

Modar’s goal is to accompany designers and architects in the new definition of luxury, working with them in order to revolutionize the exclusive clients’ shopping experience the world over.

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History

  • 1971

    Foundation

    Dante Malagola founds Modar S.p.A. in Paderno Dugnano, near Milan.

  • 1985

    Approaching the Luxury Market

    Modar approaches the luxury market beginning important collaborations with prominent international architects and designers such as Sir Norman Foster, Peter Marino, Toyo Ito, Duccio Grassi Architects, Vincent Van Duysen, Patricia Urquiola and David Chipperfield Architects

  • 1994

    Reference Point in Luxury & Fashion

    The company becomes a reference point for the world of luxury and fashion, realizing numerous stores for the most famous fashion brands.

  • 2004

    Tod's Tokio

    Modar is selected to realize the installations for the sales areas in Tod’s showroom in the Omotesando Building in Tokyo, building, designed by Toyo Ito, that will capture the attention of the most important architectural magazines worldwide.

  • 2009

    Modar Med

    Modar Med is established, a company based in Tunis equipped to independently produce furnishings for luxury residences in the southern Mediterranean area.

  • 2014

    Modar USA

    Modar, very active in North America, founds a new division: Modar USA.

  • 2018-2019

    4000 installations realized worldwide

    Modar achieves the goal of 4000 installations realized worldwide and moves its main headquarters to Barlassina.

  • 2019

    IDB

    Modar joins Italian Design Brands.