The online marketplace dedicated to high craftsmanship and Italian design expands into the Middle East and (also) offers a program dedicated to architects and interior designers that offers customization services

Artemest expands to the Middle East. In addition to a vast assortment of over 50,000 products, the leading online marketplace for Italian luxury design and home décor offers an innovative Trade program dedicated to architects and interior designers, offering them customization services and other benefits to meet every need. both residential and commercial.

Founded in 2015 by the jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno (artistic director) and entrepreneur Marco Credendino (CEO) to preserve Italian high craftsmanship and support independent designers through a global online platform, Artemest is today the leading destination for contemporary design.

“We have seen a significant spike in interest from the Middle East over the past 12 months. We distribute in more than 70 countries around the world, with a more widespread presence in Europe, North America and China, so our expansion in the Middle East is a natural step forward. With the Trade program dedicated to professionals in the sector, we hope to strengthen our relationships with local architects and interior designers, thus becoming the reference platform for the purchase of luxury design” explain Marco Credendino, CEO Artemest.

Artemest collaborates with more than 1,100 Italian suppliers, including independent brands, artists, artisans and designers: the products are available all over the world and 80% of them are exclusively present on the platform. The network of producers includes some of the most significant Italian artisan excellences: renowned Murano glass masters, Florentine goldsmiths, carpenters from the historic Brianza furniture district and expert Amalfi ceramists.

In addition to the vast offer proposed by Artemest, architects and interior designers are followed by a dedicated trade team at every stage of purchase, from project management to order management.

Artemest ensures absolute transparency on costs, shipping costs and timing, all through a user friendly and intuitive platform that meets the customer's needs. Among the most important services of the program: download of technical drawings and CAD files, the easy identification of customizable products, a sophisticated system of personalized search through filters and the possibility of creating collections of products, including prices, to be shared directly with the customer.

In addition, the products are presented through multimedia content: videos, photos and detailed descriptions of the history of the craftsman and the processing techniques used. The marketplace's digital and social channels are constantly evolving and represent Artemest's commitment to innovation and growth. With more than 3 million social media reach and more than 70,000 weekly readers, Artemest offers members of the Trade program the opportunity to promote their projects and create new business opportunities.

In the images, some furnishings and accessories from the exclusiveGathering Nights collection by Artemest, curated by Rabah Saeid, interior designer and founder of the Styled Habitat studio in Dubai. This is the first collaboration of the leading online marketplace for Italian luxury design and home décor with a designer in the Gulf region.