Materials, finishes, colors, transparencies, tactile sensations. Precious, refined details are the feature shared by the various installations presented in the ‘transverse’ Milan that extends from the center – passing through Foro Bonaparte, Corso Garibaldi, Porta Nuova – towards the northwest.
Projects of great impact, ancestral forms that reinterpret nature and material, alternated with presentations of ‘reassuring’ products staged in complete settings containing all the usual accessories. Surprising projects, lucid and luminous, between art and design, dressing up entire spaces (almost floating) with poetic language made of transparency, bright lights and refraction.
The installations encourage their own use: golden, enchanted suspended gardens through which to pass, caverns of light and luminescent fabric to penetrate. Then there is the story of a castle in Tuscany, an eclectic English designer and a space organized with furnishings, lighting, tableware and fabrics.
Italian and international crafts know-how, the encounter between different cultures, quotations from the great masters, the (very colorful) celebration of an iconic chair, the ‘theatrical’ interpretation of a multi-experience store. Art and food. A variegated itinerary with different design repercussions, sharing a focus on the senses: visual, tactile, gustatory…
by Claudia Foresti – photos by Paolo Veclani