Henge: the alchemical ability to transform matter
Research on materials, contemporary design and craftsmanship. These three concepts sum up Henge—a young company from Veneto that is already a symbol of Made in Italy throughout the world.
Founders Paolo Tormena, interested in rare materials and processes, and Massimo Castagna, architect and creative director of the brand, wanted to create a project capable of expressing the excellence of Italian know-how. The brand's name is inspired by Stonehenge, an ancient archaeological site bearing witness to the ancestral connection between man and matter. Matter is the absolute protagonist of Henge: a real, authentic and brutal matter, exasperated in its expression. Metal, wood, stone and glass: Henge selects premium materials from all over the world. Unique materials are chosen because they have a story to tell.
Such as the Breccia Medicea dell'Acqua Santa, a stone used by the Medici to build the holy water fonts in churches and found in a small quarry in Tuscany. Or the Olive Swamp wood, dating back to 421 A.D., with its ancient/millennial beauty. Or again Forest Fusion—not exactly a root but the part of the tree between the root and the trunk, that is normally considered waste. A process almost forgotten that was recovered by Henge to create several products in its collection.