Porro celebrates the opening of the new GRAYE gallery in Los Angeles. GRAYE is the result of founder and creative director Maria Cicione's passion for refined European modern design. Over the last 8 years Maria has created extraordinary spaces where unique and sophisticated combinations of furniture, lighting and art can be experienced.
The address for contemporary minimal, high-end design is now 1026 North Sycamore Avenue, in Hollywood’s up-and-coming arts district. An historic building, characterized by gray brick walls and warehouse-high steel beamed ceilings, where the quintessential Californian light comes through ample skylights.
Proudly carrying the greatest Porro selection in the U.S, the current display at GRAYE features a mix of iconic and recent pieces. In the dining room, a square Metallico Table, designed by Piero Lissoni, is selected by GRAYE in a bodacious red. The Modern system of containers, designed by Piero Lissoni and Porro Research Centre, is presented in a sculptural sideboard composition raised on the new Bridge feet. Protagonist in the living area is the system of bookcases and equipped walls System, showing the precious essences of Porro ‘s selection of woods. The calibrated design of Ferro table by Piero Lissoni is declined in the low table version, h. 400 mm, with a bronze effect finish: a visual icon with a light aesthetics, perfect in the centre of a room for a sophisticated but convival atmosphere, portraying an innate elegance.
The night area exhibits a variety of solutions of Storage, Porro’s system of wardrobes, open wardrobes and walk-in closets. Holding one’s clothes and giving life to a secret room in the home, the Storage Dressing Room by Piero Lissoni + Porro Research Centre is shown in a large angular composition in eucalyptus, alternating it open modules and modules closed by Iron glass doors, leaving the interiors visible. At the center of the wardrobe, the Hub central drawer unit by Gabriele and Oscar Buratti offers wooden and glass drawers with a sit-bench solution in saddle leather: a place where to calmly contemplate the wardrobe, the heart of the home and a must-have among Porro’s offerings. Another dark Storage Dressing Room by Piero Lissoni + Porro Research Centre alternates the shoe rack with bright inclined shelves, the open corner and modules closed by Block doors. In the bedroom a Storage walk-in closet is a perfect grid on the fabric covered wall. The soft shapes of Kite armchairs by Gamfratesi are near a Storage Air self-standing walk-in closet. The Hinged Storage wardrobe bears thick 32S tortora lacquered doors with new built-in metal handle with leather covering, narrating the story of Porro’s meticulous attention to each small detail. The niche and the shoe rack in cenere hemlock complete its soft look. Boutique Mast, the newest addition to Porro’s walk-in closet systems, shows glider-wing cantilevered shelves in burnished brass matched with wooden elements.
From the architectural imprinting of the systems, to the finest craftsmanship of the collections, the Gray gallery aims at attracting the sophisticated luxury customers, as well as the world of architects, who can choose from a wide, varied range of off-the-shelf products and at the same time rely on Porro’s inclination towards bespoke service.

1026 North Sycamore Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90038

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