Catherine Urban lives between Venice and Milan...
Catherine Urban lives between Venice and Milan, after spending most of her life and career between Europe, Asia and South America. She studied at the French Fashion Institute in Paris, and worked afterwards for the world’s leading luxury brands Chanel and Louis Vuitton for over 12 years. Those years have granted Catherine a precious know-how linked to the culture of luxury, care and taste for details, an expectation of top quality, beauty and perfect finishings. Inherent to Catherine’s ‘marque de fabrique’, her brand is also the discovery of traditional and specific know-hows from the countries she lived in (especially Italy) and making these available to her customers.
Catherine moved to Italy in 2000 and in 2003, creating her own brand, in line with her philosophy and appetite for beautiful luxury products, taking full advantage of Italy’s unique breadth in terms of culture, knowhow and manufacturing.
CASARIALTO, line started in 2008, as a consequence of global taste and vision: a work around tableware and home accessories, to gradually define and deepen Catherine great passion for glass-making. Having moved near Venice she meets glass masters with whom she started a straight collaboration interlacing her modern and practical spirit with their hundred-years old roots of a Venetian expertise.
Casarialto home accessories is based on a concept of creating products that express high quality, uniqueness and have a useful purpose sourcing small industries to produce. The Veneto region is rich in craftsmanship.
Tradition mixed with innovation and Italian flexible approach to projects is an incredible asset to develop small and special productions.