Adesso, meaning "Now" in Italian was founded in 1994 by Lee Schaak, who leads the design force and Peggy Traub, a former Bloomingdale's DMM. We are headquartered In New York City, the design center of the USA. Adesso's specialties are fresh, contemporary, affordable lighting and furniture. Adesso is a design a driven company with a proven global appeal. Adesso creates new designs and uses new technologies in our lamps and furniture, always at outstanding values.