On the eve of Patricia Urquiola's Australian visit to celebrate Space Furniture's 20th birthday, more space was invited into her new Milan studio for a behind-the-scenes tour with photographer Filippo Bamberghi.
Patricia Urquiola, well known for furniture, objects and lighting for Foscarini, B&B Italia, Kartell and Glas Italia, will be in Australia from November 18th to 23rd 2013 to take part in birthday celebrations that include a series of design master classes. more space will be covering her visit so stay tuned for all the updates.
View Patricia Urquiola's work on the Space Furniture Australia website.
To mark their 90th anniversary, Italian furniture manufacturer Cassina has released This Will Be The Place, a book that boldly examines the territory of the future in tune with the present and the past, with surprisingly diverse results.
In Miilan this year, Serralunga launched the Cassero collection with Patricia Urquiola. It’s a range that responds to the international love for urban gardening with a series of beautifully pared back pots for planting everything from bamboo to micro-vegetable gardens.
One of the first women to graduate in architecture from the prestigious Milan Polytechnic in the 1940s, Anna Castelli Ferrieri was a design maverick who co-founded the Kartell company with her husband Guilio Castelli in 1949 and as its art director changed the international landscape of design.
Marking the company's 90th birthday, Cassina produced a collection with new friends and old – going back to the archives with Gio Ponti and Mario Bellini, while future gazing at the influences shaping how we will live tomorrow with Patricia Urquiola, Konstantin Grcic and Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.
World-leading Italian furniture maker Cassina returns to Space, with its prestigious collection under the art direction of Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola.
World-leading iItalian furniture maker Cassina returns to Space, with its prestigious collection firmly under the wing of art director and celebrated Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola. This return to the fold is both timely and significant with Patricia last heading to Australia to celebrate Space’s 20th birthday in 2013.
Big, bold ideas, inventive materials and a collection penned by designers including Marc Sadler, Ferruccio Laviani, Nendo and Patricia Urquiola, Foscarini is a lighting group with a unique vision that bridges design, art and culture.
The story behind B&B Italia's iconic Husk collection comes to life this month as part of the Space 'Apartment Series' at Space Sydney on show until mid-September.
In Paris earlier this year, Kartell transformed its flagship store on Boulevard Saint-Germain with the new jewel-like tableware collection ‘Kartell in Tavola’, 40 years since designers Anna Castelli Ferrieri and Franco Raggi penned the group’s first pieces.
Patricia Urquiola drew designers and architects out of their studios to take part in a workshop that was all about making.