In MIlan this year alongside B&B Italia, Kartell and Vitra, the Italian fashion brand Marni showed a collection of woven works designed and made by women from Colombia in a project they have supported for the past six years. During Milan Design Week Marni presented 'Animal House’, bringing the ex-home of the Italian city’s historical Café Atlantique to life with a festive caravan of seating objects and animals including: donkeys, ducks, flamingos, giraffes, ostriches and rabbits.
The collection of furniture and sculptural pieces are a continuation of the fashion brand’s charitable initiatives, in which they have collaborated with a group of Colombian women to realise the handmade designs which are made from metal frameworks, each one unique, tailored by brightly colored PVC. Read more on Designboom.
Film by Mauricio Rivera.