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Exhibtion: Objects and Projects – Alessi

One of the really great figures of design – Alessandro Mendini – is curating and designing a retrospective of the last 30 years of Italian design specially for Die Neue Sammlung. Mendini focuses his exhibition on a key player in the design world: the Alessi company, which has very successfully morphed from a small metal-working firm into a creative factory in the field of design with global operations. Not only with its products but above all through its influential ideas, actions and meta projects Alessi wrote European design history and provided inspiration for reflections on the future of design.

Objects and Projects – Alessi: History and Future of an Italian Design Factory, May 22 – September 19, Die Neue Sammlung Museum, Munich, Germany


Friday, August 20th, 2010


Villa in St. Niklausen by Niklaus Graber & Christoph Steiger
VANMOOF N°3 and N°5 Bicycle by Sjoerd Smit

 

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