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Derby Legno Ceramics is a family-run business since 1970, which produces articles made out of ceramics and wood, using a combination of modern and traditional methods.
As an apprentice in a craft workshop in Tuscany and over a period of a few years, Ermanno Bonomi learnt the secrets of the design.
In 1985 the Derby Legno company started to take part in the, in the Europe important exhibitions. First in Milan and in a second time in Frankfurt, where the company started to export all over the world.
The company is situated in Villeneuve in the Aosta Valley a little village a few kilometres from Aosta. This mountainous region is found in the heart of the Alps and is the smallest and least populated of the Italian regions.
Resulting from the Alpine populationís needs to make work and household tools, individual methods of working materials like ceramics and wood have evolved throughout the generations.
Derby Legno ceramics has designed a unique line, with an equal balance of volume and creativity, without losing any of the original and characteristic values.
All the ceramic and wooden household objects, presents and ornaments are completely handmade and answer to the ecological, modern and traditional needs of our time.