Between Verona, Venice, Monselice and Torri del Benaco a great event recalls the English playwright and poet. In the meantime we are already working on some new furniture for next year’s Salone del Mobile, which includes: a new store design concept for a sunglasses retailer; a collection of electronic devices and accessories for the young Italian brand Tribe and some 3D-printed jewelry for Maison 203 The opportunity to work on different scales is the thing that we like the most, and gives us energy and curiosity.
The gentlemanly designer, 62, was one of the most influential figures in the industry at the tail end of the last century, and the Milan-based company founded by his father in 1946 was regarded as the most innovative and glamorous furniture brand in the world.
Graduating with a degree in Architecture in 1921 from the Politecnico di Milano University, Ponti went on to work simultaneously as an architect and industrial designer. The duo attended the Salone del Mobile Milano — the largest international furniture show — in April to select styles for the Desert Italia collection.
However, the brand fell from grace in the early 2000s amid talk of financial difficulties, and it was bought in 2004 by Italian furniture group Poltrona Frau , at the time steered by investment firm Charme. Industry insiders say Moroso has an unerring instinct for not just reading the zeitgeist but creating it. Her early embrace of the handcrafted and cross-cultural aesthetic that has since gripped the design world was prophetic. Sometimes we people of design think that people who don’t understand design products or who buy copies, they understand nothing. Passion for glass and for its feature pushes our company to overcome the boundaries of crystal design furniture. Is the long experience that makes it possible to make designers and artists’ ideas concrete.
Every analyst’s studio needs an analyst and here there is not one but two: the dreamlike environment is completed by its fantastical inhabitants the twin sisters Elena and Giulia Sella of DesignByGemini who, as part of the design performance, will analyze” the visitors and their hidden desires regarding sex in design.