Tondo Doni: Michelangelo’s Painting Inspired Collection

TONDO DONI coined its name from the famous painting by Michelangelo – Tondo Doni that revolutionized the Renaissance painting art by introducing a new perspective.

TONDO DONI collection also reveals to our senses the perception of crystal as a precious material and at the same time an eye-catching design element.

Shape. Sensitive.
Cast of existence.
Soul. Delicate.
Eternal transparency.

These are some of the key words that defines Tondo Doni’s creation.

Tondo Doni expresses conceptual purity in purest crystal with over 24% lead content. It gives shape to inspiration in the only possible way, through man’s passion. The mouth which blows the crystal. The hand that grinds it.

Inspiration. Expression. Passion. That’s Tondo Doni for you.

It is the brand that introduce crystal into third millenium. All innovative collections of Mario Cioni & C. coined its name from the famous painting by Michelangelo-Tondo Doni that revolutionized the renaissance painting art. With its creations, Tondo Doni presents a collection of conceptual archetypes with a strong focus on the experimentation of the new forms, colours and designs. The concrete functional content assumes the guise of a hedonistic search for pleasure: visual, but also tactile, pleasure since the crystal provides an extremely strong and decisive physical perception. Who chooses Tondo Doni fascinated by an absolute original aesthetics, is merged in an experience that will involve all the senses; unique but repeatable.


Thoris from Tondo Doni is believed to have been crafted in a unique concept believing that the piece is a princess of the Martian state who has been mystically transported to Mars. Omnipresent it is capable of enriching infinite spaces surrounded by ornamental effects that dress the beauty of its spectacular symmetry. Thoris can be placed both ways.


Supernova creation is created following the concept of powerful star explosions occur in the galaxies, reshaping the cosmic order and spreading a new glow into the space. As well as in the cosmos, also in the interior space there is a new, beautiful, big and spectacular explosion of colors,: Supernova. Lightweight and fluctuating structure; decorative charisma given by the sense of stellar magnificence. Suspended and bright elements that recall the beauty of the stars above us.



Spacio Collection is your one stop solution to get hold of this collection extraordinaire.
The MD & Creative Head of Spacio Mr. Navin Kanodia says “Tondo Doni is a marvel in the world of crystal art. The collection is a tribute to the great Michelangelo and his paintings with pieces extraordinaire. Each piece is like a vision crafted in crystal. Spacio appreciates the uniqueness of this art and understands the value of the same in the Indian market.”

Agrippa: Putting Face to Dreams

Agrippa furniture’s previously known as Camus is designed with the conviction to find something beyond geometry. They seek the origin of certain feelings, linked to sensory experiences. Their furniture’s are designed in certain way where they are to be seen, touched and above all to feel. Putting a face to dreams is what they believe in.

Their designs are handcrafted, with all rigor and perfection of craftsmanship. We will be witnessing some of their mesmerising furniture pieces through this blog.

American walnut, Esgrima Console
American walnut, Esgrima Console

Made with solid American walnut, Esgrima Console utilizes the naturalistic concept of simple shapes joining to create a sum of beautiful unison.

Agrippa & Agrippina
Agrippa & Agrippina

Who would imagine a furniture in the form of a couple? Well Agrippa has in its bouquet a furniture set which acts like one.

Agrippa and Agrippina make virtue of frailty and explore the concept of a couple as a matter of design.

The male-female duality is present in its multiple positions. The pair of assassins ready for action from the top of the sky. We can also see identical twins with a slight difference in size that mark their quadrupedal step with military discipline.

Agrippa and Agrippina, two tables ready to walk, fly and make love at any time.

Isadora Lounge Chairs
Isadora Lounge Chairs

The Isadora Lounge Chair features a sculptural solid American walnut frame. The beautiful pitch and the curve back wraps around the body like a glove. The resilient seat gives great support while also keeping maintaining its shape with a taut finish. The back has a sculptural shaped support which gives it a beautiful look on all sides.

The MD & Creative Head of Spacio Furniture Mr. Navin Kanodia says “Furniture is the amalgamation of art and craft for me. What separates Agrippa from the rest is that you can actually feel their furniture where the law of geometry is defied in order to create something so beautiful that your jaw literally drops. Quirky and classy that’s how I would like to define Agrippa furniture.”

Artificial flowers and Its Importance

Artificial flowers are imitations of natural flowering plants used for commercial or residential decoration. Artificial flowers hold a special place on the world of crafts and designs. Be it a centerpiece, a bouquet or to decorate the favourite corner of your house faux flowers are always in possession for a fresh real look. Typically, people look for elegance and beauty in their floral arrangements, so fresh flowers are easy to fall back on. However, silk flowers can look just as beautiful and realistic! We will fall back on faux flowers for given below reasons.

Cost effective

The process of cutting a flower from its bloom, prepared and then forming a bouquet is an expensive process while the faux flowers is half the price of real blooms plus very easy to handle. Prices tend to increase with more detailed and intricate silk flowers, as these arrangements are of a higher quality.

Faux flowers does not expire

Artificial flowers are not prone to wilting, tearing or falling apart from an arrangements. They are more durable and sturdy can be used for any settings. If taken care properly the artificial blooms can last a lifetime while real flowers can maximum survive 5 says depending on the condition.

Can adjust to climatic conditions

Artificial flowers can easily accommodate during the extreme weather conditions and does not have the fear of not getting a particular type of flower required for particular purpose just like wedding. For a Christian wedding if the bride-to-be wants a type of flower that is out of season, she will have to have them shipped, significantly increasing the price of the arrangements.


Less or Low Maintenance

Faux flowers require almost no attention! You won’t have to worry about under- or over watering your potted plants, or constantly replacing soiled water for your bouquets gathered in a vase. Stems won’t need re-cutting, petals won’t need rearranging. They look just as beautiful as they did when you purchased them.

No transportation hazards

The artificial flowers have 100% level of tolerance as they are least affected during transportation. They are more resistant and you can place it in a box and restyle it as per your need once you reach your destination.

Camouflage of faux flowers 

At the end of the day it is on oneself whether to go for real flowers or faux flowers as it the matter of one’s aesthetics. In this modern era of designing faux flowers have every quality of being the original best version of real flowers.

The Creative Head of Spacio Collections and Interior Stylist Mr. Navin Kanodia says  – “Artificial flowers when used strategically can create wonders. It is a camouflage of the original flowers. One gets the same amount of excitement seeing artificial flower arrangement as you can barely distinguish between real and unreal. Spacio Collections has some amazing bouquet of faux flowers for every pallet.”