HILLSIDEOUT [antique art design] is a joint project by Andrea Zambelli and Nat Wilms, which, since 2009, offers furnishing solutions that embrace art, design and the antique. The idea of "restoration" is consistently present and works in harmony with the strong belief in the contemporary. We love to see historical layers. This is why we show them through transparent materials and time related mediums such as photography. The combination of ancient handcraft and contemporary narration enables us to create a collectible piece which is unique every time.



. site-inspection and historical research of the subject

. antique object research and restoration

. image research and elaboration



. construction of the piece by applying traditional craft skills

. reutilization of antique objects and unused materials

. handcrafted use of the material wood

. we apply as well materials like resin, plexiglass or concrete

. we design pieces made by artisans in bronze or glass

. adding and including pictures, videos, lights and writing



We move easily because we like to work everywhere. We bring our own equipment with us, so that the furnishing piece can be constructed in the place where it will be located then or where the research needs to start.



We like to share our knowledge with young people who are interested in constructing and creating meaningful furnishings even by using few tools. For us the meaning of constructing is not a matter of equipment but of knowledge that regards stability of weights, harmony of proportions and experimentation by combining different materials and mediums.

For further information regarding workshops, formation and artist-in-residence programs please visit: workshops.hillsideout.com