Centenary of Piero Fornasetti’s birth 1913-2013
Barnaba Fornasetti, son of the great artist and designer Piero, presents an exhibition with some of the iconic furniture pieces of the Fornasetti collection as well as new creations like the “Original Sin” table, the “Frutto del peccato” buffet side cabinet and the FORNASETTI II wallpaper collection by Cole and Son.
Corso G. Matteotti 1/A – Milano
Duration: April 8th to June 1st
Special hours from 8 to 14 April: 10,00 a.m./8,00 p.m.
Hours until June 1st: daily 10,00 a.m. / 7,00 p.m.; Monday 3,00 p.m. / 7,00 p.m.; Sunday closed.
Durata esposizione: dall’8 aprile al 1 giugno
Orario speciale dal 8 al 14 aprile:
10,00 / 20,00
Orario fino al 1 giugno: tutti i giorni 10,00/19,00; lunedì 15,00/19,00; domenica chiuso
Opening of the exhibition Chipperfield veste Valentino at CASABELLA laboratorio
The CASABELLA lab hosts models, photos and drawings by David Chipperfield for the interiors of the new Valentino flagship stores in Los Angeles, Milan, New York and Paris.The typical themes of the architectural tradition such as the sequence of spaces, the portals and the frames are reinterpreted by David Chipperfield in chic and contemporary architectures. Traditional materials like marble, plaster, wood and glass interact with the high tech carbon fiber, brass and leather, as well as the fashion innovations made by the new creative directors Chiuri and Piccioli, respect the Valentino brand style.
Via Marco Polo, 13 -
Opening (by invitation): April 8; h: 7,00 p.m.
Duration of the exhibition: April 9 to 14
Hours: 12,00 a.m. – 8,00 p.m.
Inaugurazione (su invito): 8 aprile, dalle 19,00
Durata mostra: dal 9 al 14 aprile
IDEAL HOUSE – Celebrate the OMA collection for Knoll
The Prada Foundation hosts the exhibition of the furniture for the Ideal House designed by the OMA studio of Rem Koolhaas for the historic design brand Knoll. The prototypes jumped to the headlines in January because they were used as the scenery set of the Prada Fall Winter 2013 men’s fashion show. The concept goes back to the furniture of a typical middle-class house revisited in a contemporary and high tech version, as well as the Prada men’s collection was a mix of classic tailoring and casual style. The ideal home is also set up an the Knoll stand at the Salone del Mobile (Fiera Rho / Pero).
Via A. Fogazzaro, 36 – Milano
Opening (by invitation): April 8; h: 6,00 p.m.
Duration of exhibition: 8 to 10 April
Hours: 10.00 / 20.00
Inaugurazione (su invito): 8 aprile; ore: 18,00
Durata mostra: dall’8 al 10 aprile
Orario: 10,00 / 20,00
See you tomorrow with the most interesting events planned for April 9th.
A domani con gli eventi più interessanti in programma per il 9 aprile.
Alessandro Masetti – The Fashion Commentator