Señorita Martita presents two permanent collections in exclusive semi-annual editions. Born an hour outside of Milan in nearby Brescia, Mauro Gasperi knew he wanted to become a fashion designer after graduating from an artistic high school. For a higher level of contemporary Italian furniture design could be the striking Accessories of B & B decorate the modern apartment. In Alessi’s view, both the ownership structure and the location of his company have imbued it with a strong tradition of artisanship—and given its designers the freedom to create as they see fit. In 2001 his project for a disposable fork Moscardino (designed with Matteo Ragni) won the Compasso d’Oro ADI and is now part of the permanent design exhibition at MOMA, New York. The general science eral and technical research helped the designers here to create a modern and innovative design concept means. So far, concept cars have always contributed to show the designers’ talent, the engineers’ vision for style and safety and the great potentials of the Italian automobile industry.
Visit our brand new website dedicated to authentic Mid Century Modern Italian design and Mid Century furniture and discover a selected unique collection of rare furniture pieces! Women in Italian Design was on view at the Triennale Design Museum The exhibition catalog is available through the Triennale Book Shop. Rashid spoke with the Quarterly about what it’s like working with Alberto Alessi and why design is valuable for business. Thinking about where you place the furniture in the room is an additional tip for decorating a small dining room. For over three generations our family has been restoring antique furniture as well as ‘modernariato’- otherwise know as mid-century modern.
By opening the exhibition with a weaving installation, the curators have created a visual representation of the complex position women have occupied in Italian design—the tension between craft and design, the individual and collaborative creation. You will find works by Paolo Buffa, Gio Ponti, Massimo Vignelli, Osvaldo Bersani Marco Zanuso and many more Italian designers. Beauty can take many forms, and you’ll find hidden jewels in all areas of Italian design.
Paul Colin (1892-1985), a poster designer and a fan of the black actress Josephine Baker designed many Art Deco style posters to publicize Baker. Some present Italian furniture for the bedroom is actually smooth and stylish and will match like into a man pad as it might a family house. All Italian office furniture ranges have excellent storage space as well as built-in storage including bookcases, pedestals, cabinets and credenzas to allow you to properly design your place of work. An Italian phenomenon in the late 1960s was that the gap between industrial production and experimental alternative designs was associated with some designers and manufacturers. Prominent graphic designers have always cross-fertilized their creative and commercial success, by imbuing their work with depth and meaning.
Italian designers take their inspiration from a special artistic atmosphere existing in Italy, whose roots could be found in Giotto’s painting and Michelangelo’s sculpture, just to mention two of the most known Italian artists of the past. Sure, they do cost considerably more than your average handbags but you get what you pay for. France’s graphic design and animation industry was completely restructured in less than five years. Most of them have been directly scored by our furniture purchase manager during her trip to Italy! Most of the famous designers and architects that have made sofas, signature arm chairs, and various furniture are behind the creating of these.