• Alphonse Mattia's Memorial Celebration

    Alphonse Mattia's Memorial Celebration

    Please join Alphonse's friends and family to celebrate his life and memory at the Avon Cinema in Providence RI at 12:30pm September 23rd

    If you are unable to join in person, Please join us virtually by clicking this Link, the program begins at 1pm:

    Alphonse Memorial Live Stream

  • Alphonse Mattia memorial Scholarships

    Two schol­ar­ships have been gener­ously estab­lished to carry on Alphonse’s legacy of inspir­ing emerg­ing makers, one at the Univer­sity of the Arts in Philadel­phia (contact apack@​uarts.​edu), and the second, hosted by The Furni­ture Society (contact monica.​hampton@​furnituresociety.​org) The family thanks Larry and Mickey Magid and Ronald Abram­son for their generos­ity in estab­lish­ing these schol­ar­ships, in lieu of flowers please consider support­ing these. Alphonse also wished to encour­age blood and platelet dona­tions, as he received many infu­sions during his treat­ment.

    Schol­ar­ship Links:
    Univer­sity of the Arts

    The Furni­ture Society

  • Memories of Alphonse

    Dear friend and fellow woodworker, Mark Sfirri has collected stories and memories from Alphonse's friends, family, students, and colleagues. Please enjoy them by clicking this link

  • The Legacy of ALPHONSE MATTIA - Furniture Society

    The Furniture Society honored Alphonse Mattia's legacy and impact on the field of Furniture Design at their 2023 conference in New Orleans

    Please enjoy this video of their wonderful tributes

  • Alphonse Mattia passed away on April 10, 2023

    Alphonse Mattia's family is so sorry to share that he passed away from Lymphoma on April 10, 20203.

    Please read his obituary shared by the Furniture Society:

    ALPHONSE MATTIA obituary