Quality is a value that grows, project after project, with continuous innovation

“Oikos” is a noun of Greek origin meaning “house” and it recalls the natural habitat of the company’s products, which in 2015 celebrated the 25th anniversary of its establishment. Oikos Venezia designs, manufactures and tests custom-made safety doors meeting high quality standards, at its headquarters in Gruaro, 50 km far from Venice.

The whole production is certified: anti burglar (Class 3 and 4), acoustic and thermal isolation, water, air and wind protection. Any production phase is carried on inside the company plants to obtain unique products, interally Made in Italy with a refined design. Oikos aims to provide architects and interior designers with a wide range of esthetical and technical solutions. Its international exposure is demonstrated by its presence in all the principal european markets as well as Asia, Africa and North America.

 

5 May 1990

Incorporation of Oikos Venezia srl.

1991

First participation in the most important sector trade fair: SAIE 2, today MADE Expo.

1994

Oikos is the first company producing safety doors to carry out tests for noise reduction.

1997

New production plant in Gruaro (Venice).

2000

Break-in certification for Class 3 and 4.

2001

ISO 9001

2004

ISO 14001

2005

Synua is created - the first safety door for large dimensions, with vertical pivoting system, and installation coplanar with the wall.

2006

Synua Wall System is created - the integrated wall-safety door system.

2007

Tekno (with hinges) is created - the front door for young and trendy environments by Adriani & Rossi.

2008

Evolution is created - modern technology applied to traditional front door.

2009

Synua Vela is created - the first sliding safety door

The collaboration with the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice is started

Expansion into foreign markets.

2010

iDoor is created - the first safety door for interiors.

2011

Honorable Mention "Compasso D’Oro" by ADI for Synua Vela

Launch of the Legno Vivo line - a line of outdoor coverings developed for the safety doors Evolution and Tekno

Exclusive preview of Tekno - the safety door with concealed hinges and EI90 fire resistance.

2012

Launch of the collection Venezia Materia, finishes in concrete, brass, sawn oak, mosaics and enamels

Inclusion of Tekno in the ADI Design Index.

2013

Completion of the corporate Showroom

Expansion of the production facility.

2014

Maxi event at the Venetian Arsenal (Arsenale di Venezia) involving 800 architects and designers from all around the world

New pay-off "Architetture d'ingresso" (Entrance Architectural Solutions)

Launch of the international competition "Progetta la tua architettura d'ingresso" (Design your entrance architectural solution): the winning project will be exposed at Made Expo 2015.

2015

Opening of the offices in Dubai and New York

Participation in Made Expo with two new products: Evolution 3TT, first safety door with heat barrier frame, and Project, the safety leaf for interiors

During Batimat in Paris, the new electronic Arckey lock is launched, which, controlled by smartphones, allows controlling accesses

The collaboration with local schools continues with the involvement in the project "Impresa Formativa Simulata" (Simulation of a training company) as sponsor company.

2016

Official partner of CasaClima with Evolution 3TT and participation in the CasaClima Tour throughout Italy

Winner of the Best of Houzz 2016 award

Participation in the FuoriSalone in Milan at Space&Interiors

Participation in Maison&Objet Americas in Miami Beach.

Oikos Convention with theatre performance about Ipswich case, the London museum.

2017

Nova is born, the first security door completely glazed.

Participation in BATIMAT in Paris for the launch of Nova door.

Oikos seminar: Nova and the window and door manufacturers.

Participation in Architect@work in Rome and Milan.

Festa del Falegname (Carpenter Celebration Party), Oikos celebrates the Italian craftsmanship as a value to preserve and transmit for an innovative future.

CasaClima official partner with Evolution 3TT and participation in CasaClima Tour throughout Italy.

Participation in FuoriSalone in Milan at Space&Interiors.

2018

Oikos Event "The culture. A company. Possible landscapes” at Scuola Grande di San Rocco in Venice, hosting 1500 architects in two days. Between the guests there were the architect Stefano Boeri and the art critic Philippe Daverio

Launch of the new references magazine "No Limits Project 2018"

CasaClima official partner with Evolution 3TT and participation in CasaClima Tour throughout Italy.

Oikos is part of "le Vie del Compasso D'Oro", an initiative sponsored by ADI – Association for the Industrial Design

Participation in Perspective Rome, London and New York

Oikos becomes an IPAX sponsor - International Property Awards – in Bangkok, Dubai, London, Toronto.

2019

Inauguration of Oikos new showroom with the new “NO LIMITS area. Explore. Believe. Create”, the collection “Design tracks” and the claim of the year “With us you create your own made in Italy concept”.

Launch of Oikos Experience, the new format od company visits addressed to our new customers giving them the opportunity to know the Company out of the ordinary, this means not only living the daily production and working sites but the whole world in which the door is inserted.

Launch of the video-story of Oikos new showroom.

“A lezione d’Opera” (opera lessons) with the tenor Miro Solman, a cultural seminar in preparation for the vision of the Opera “Nabucco” by G. Verdi.

Launch of the new Company Profile “With us you create your own made in Italy concept”.

For the first time Oikos participates in Cersaie fair in Bologna proposing innovative interpretations of entrance architectures.