Original marine-themed designs combined with top quality materials and meticulous workmanship are the synonym of the Caroti brand. It pays homage to all lovers of seas and oceans, enthusiasts of water and sailing, as well as to the aficionados of adventure. Luxurious items of furniture are designed with conscious customers from all over the world in mind.
Skillful hands that are tireless and fascinated by the warmth of wood and its unique, timeless style are behind the story of Caroti Original Furniture Vecchia Marina brand. It is a family-run business, the history of which began in 1960 as a small carpentry workshop, where traditions and experiences were passed down from generation to generation with both passion and dedication. The same values are followed by the representatives of the brand every day at all manufacturing stages, from design up to production. They allow for the use of most modern and advanced instruments to quickly and effectively respond to the needs of dynamic markets all over the world.
The production facility is located in the Tuscan countryside, in a dynamic industrial area making internationally recognized "Made in Italy" goods. Here, the entire line of the nautical-style portfolio is realized thanks to a skillful combination of craftsmanship and technological innovation. People that are the key of the process ensure high quality standards and thorough inspections at all stages of production and distribution. Staying true to the original approach, for several years, Original Furniture Vecchia Marina by Caroti has been trying to make its elegant products in the so-called marine style. They fit perfectly into contemporary, prestigious environments, both living rooms and bedrooms.
Caroti proposes designs in warm and intense colors, in the case of which details are dense and which are full of memories and nostalgia connected with 19th-century shipbuilding, evoking the salty atmosphere and boundless horizons of elegant transatlantic cruise ships. The old and the new combine into unique products that skillfully mix design and highest quality raw materials. The Old Marina by Caroti project celebrates the company’s origins and rediscovers a timeless style that speaks to the heart before reaching the eyes. Each Vecchia Marina by Caroti product is numbered and accompanied by a warranty card signed by an operator, which proves the authenticity of Caroti items of furniture and distinguishes them from the available imitations.
When choosing VECCHIA MARINA by CAROTI, one chooses items of furniture made of real solid wood that is a valuable raw material, which - due to its specific nature - may have a few minor surface imperfections and slight color differences. Those features should be interpreted as a further proof of both the authenticity and quality of the final product.
To ensure that the purchased items are not imitated, we suggest that our clients check them for the presence of our trademark and keep the certificate number.
Materials - wood
The offered items of furniture are made of multi-layer Okumè veneered mahogany, in accordance with the requirements imposed by international UNI 6478, DIN 68705 and DIN 52375 standards. Louvre doors and frame doors are always made of solid Niangon mahogany and include a full curtain protecting the user against dust. The fronts, sides, and bottoms of drawers are made entirely of solid Niangon mahogany and are attached from all four sides. The gluing technique of the elements implemented meets the requirements of DIN 6705 and ensures products’ stability over time.
Materials - finish
The entire line is available in 6 finishing styles: natural mahogany, classic mahogany, fusion mahogany, patinated varnish, mocha mahogany, and black mahogany.
The painting cycle is carried out basing on water-oriented, nitrocellulose, and polyurethane dyes applied with a fabric in accordance with EEC Directive 67-548 in order to protect the end consumer. The final lacquering is spray-painted with a semi-matt finish to give the noble solid wood a warm and durable appearance.
Materials - accessories
Handles, bands, corners, and hinges (internally positioned in prior specified gaps) are manufactured from cast brass with a shiny antioxidant finish or a satin chrome finish. The utilized glass is up to 4 mm for doors and mirrors or 4 + 4 mm for sandblasted and decorated glass. 7 mm glass with a polished edge is used for internal shelves.
Materials - leather
Vecchia Marina by Caroti products are made of genuine embossed leather in three colors: ivory, green, and red. Upon request, artificial leather selected from a wide range of colors and textures can be used as well.