Meet Design 2011 in Turin

Until the 25th of January 2012 in Turin, at Palazzo Bertalazone, you can visit MEET DESIGN 2011. The event shoot for the dissemination of Italian design. A collection of ideas and activities to create a focus and a link among companies and designers, and consumers.

Mercedes-Benz, the main sponsor of the event, will promote the  Meet Talents exhibition, a competition in which 18 designers ‘under 35’ ​​have to design the MERCEDES HOME COLLECTION. Young Italian talents create objects and furnishings inspired by the elements and the design of Mercedes cars.

l’Opificio Temporary Corner in Paris

The Marina Life concept store, located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, has become the perfect setting of the new corner for l’Opificio.
Fabrics for interior decoration and household linen, tableware, paintings and design furniture representing the excellence of the best European craftsmen. Elite products with a unique link of quality, bespoke and personalization.

Marina Life
34 Rue Saint Dominique
75007 PARIS
Telephone +33 1 45 55 83 15

Torino Design Week – Artissima – Paratissima 2011

It opens today Torino Design Week 2011. After the success of 2010, this year will be highlighted the return of manual skills culture, self-made design, experimentation on the matter, offering a point of direct contact between public, retailers, distributors and designers from all the world.

It starts today with the Prewiew Artissima, from the 4th to the 6th of November at the Oval of Lingotto Fiere an exclusive list of 161 galleries from around the world and all the top for reputation and quality of proposals and artists represented.

This year for the first time Artissima presents a programme of evening events that take place outside the fair, Artissima Lido, in the mediaeval district of the Roman Quadrilateral of Turin.

Meet Design from the 5th of November 2011 to the 25th of January 2012 at Palazzo San Fermo Bertalazone tell through initiatives and projects, the history of Italian design, anticipating trends and prospects.

In the San Salvario district of Turin, will be held Paratissima, an artistic event born as an off-event and soon became one of the most watched and popular initiatives.

Not only art exhibition, but also music, entertainment, events, all bound by a single concept: creativity is something that belongs to everyone and everywhere, not only to museums or traditional fairs. Among the artists, the designer Valentina Lupo will present her line of  hand-made sartorial jewels.

On Saturday 5th November galleries, museums, foundations and unusual spaces will open their exhibitions, performances and special art events. The streets of Turin will be illuminated by Luci d’Artista: light installations designed by artists.