Garda represents design outdoor furniture brand created in 2018. by Animo company, producing outdoor solutions and contemporary design outdoor furniture for both private and commercial use. The array of products comprises chairs and tables, sofas and various outdoor accessories. Main brand`s values are accessible products, treated with elegance. All products are manufactured in the company's own production facilities in Valjevo, Serbia. Every piece is the result of a long process that combines tradition and innovation, engineering excellence and creative genius. All phases of production are controlled and managed by Animo and all Garda products subject to European certification procedures to guarantee their safety and environmental soundness.
It does not matter whether it is a pool, garden, a coffee bar or restaurant's terrace, each Garda collection is easily adjustable and gives a clear character to every environment. Particular attention is paid to the quality of the products and their high resistance to weather and external factors, as well as the final product processing, offering the customer a complete sense of comfort and relaxation. Main designers and Art directors of Garda are two young people, interior designers Anica Andric and Milan Karisik (AM Studio) whose dream has always been to create a brand of outdoor furniture and after graduation they decided to start their adventure in cooperation with Animo.
Using top quality materials and taking care of each detail Garda creates a playful, innovative, comfortable, fun and colorful collection of furniture that fills each space with brightness and joy. Thoughtful design and color can enhance the joy of conversation, eating and spending time outdoors with friends and family.
AM Studio represents a creative platform founded by two young professionals Anica Andric and Milan Karišik that were brought together by the same passion and aproach in design and creative process in general. After graduating at the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade, Serbia, department of Interior and furniture design, both continue their specialization studies at Politecnico di Milano in Italy.
Especially notable part of the experience include programs on the Universty of Bauhaus in Germany and Alta Scuola Politecnica di Torino, Italy, as well as the several practices and colaborations with reputable designers and studios such as Andrea Branzi, Luca Nichetto and Luca Scacchetti, Grandi Architetture & Partners.
Individual or together, pair have participated and won several international design competitions from which the most important are the 1st and the 2nd place on Ktitor's StartOFFice Competition in 2015, and the 3rd place on ArtZept International Competition in 2015, with the project "Section".