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9 mag 2014 Cronotime by Pio Manzù - File 37

Cronotime by Pio Manzù - File 37

One Hundred Years of Italian Products

PADOVA. 

Title: Cronotime
Year: 1966
Designer: P. Manzù
Company: Ritz Italora

The fickle form of time: this product from the Sixties is one of the first to make fun features one of their strong points.



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18 apr 2014 Universale by Joe Colombo - File 36

Universale by Joe Colombo - File 36

One Hundred Years of Italian Products

PADOVA. 

Title: Universale
Year: 1965
Designer: J. Colombo
Company: Kartell

A seat for everyone: in Joe Colombo’s design the technology of production is at the service of the flexibility and the multi-functionality of the product.



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17 apr 2014 The social lamp? It's designed by a SID graduated

The social lamp? It's designed by a SID graduated

Laura Modoni's product has already brought her to Milan and Frankfurt

MILANO.  Laura Modoni is one of the protagonists at last Salone Satellite. Why? Let her tell us!



Hello Laura, graduated at SID in...?
2011!

What do you do know?
I worked 2 years along with Andrea Bratovich, SID graduated too, in a company in Padua. We designed and produced a range of multi-functional furniture products, “DesignYouEdit”. After that, I chose to focus on my projects.
By now, I manage a couple of collaborations with artisans and architects. For example, we’re thinking about furniture and sound absorptions systems.

Scuola Italiana Design... What’s your best memory?
The 3rd year, ie the Master’s year, was the year which gave me the best satisfactions, with its typical nights spent in working on the final presentations, the working meetings and the direct debates with the companies, understanding that in a few month (at last!) my energies should be enough to succeed by my own.

What’s the main teaching you’ve applied in your job?
Difficult question: in my current job I can find a lot of traces given by SID.
After my short experience in a company, I realized there’s too much pragmatism, no time for brainstorming, crazy ideas and inventive proposals.
Scuola Italiana Design teached me to give a value to those inputs and not to forget to look for them: they’re the needed stimuli to create something different from the existing world.

We want to talk with you about the lamp Filò, which made you win the 1st prize of FSC Italia contest 2013! What can you tell us about FSC Italia?
The contest FSC Italia Design Award was born 2 years ago to spread the use of FSC brand in a very important sector for our country: furniture. In particular, the topic for 2013 was Home Sociability: they asked to design a furniture product able to foster the sharing moments in domestic spaces.

Why did you win?
I presented Filò, a wooden lamp that can change its shape according to the atmospheres we want to create. The lamp let us draw the light starting from our need and moods: a different lamp for each ritual of conviviality.

What are the features of Filò?
Filò is a lamp with several personalities: by scrolling the 12 wooden bows illuminated by LED, we can create different configurations, with different identities and functions. This is possible thanks to the “creeping” contacts which allow the lamp to be turned on during the repositioning of the bows.

You reached the Light+Building in Frankfurt thanks to this victory, didn’t you?
It’s true. At the end of the contest they developed the 3 winning projects. In my case, I was helped by a joinery FSC certified and a spin-off of the University of Padua (for the optical and electric components). I presented my prototype with this spin-off at Light+Building 2014 in Frankfurt, a very important trade fair for lighting, which ended just a few days before the Salone del Mobile.

And finally here you are at Milan trade fair!
Thanks to ADI special prize, that I won for the FSC Italia, I had the opportunity to exhibit the prototype at Salone Satellite, within the ADI stand. But you can also find Filò online: www.filolamp.com.



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4 apr 2014 Eclisse by Vico Magistretti - File 35

Eclisse by Vico Magistretti - File 35

One Hundred Years of Italian Products

PADOVA. 

Title: Eclisse
Year: 1965
Designer: V. Magistretti
Company: Brionvega

The radio in a box: compactness, neatness of form, and innovation are the characteristics of this object, which is one of the best-known and long-lived of Brionvega’s products.



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21 mar 2014 Ts502 by Richard Sapper and Marco Zanuso - File 34

Ts502 by Richard Sapper and Marco Zanuso - File 34

One Hundred Years of Italian Products

PADOVA. 

Title: Ts502
Year: 1964
Designer: R. Sapper, M. Zanuso
Company: Brionvega

The radio in a box: compactness, neatness of form, and innovation are the characteristics of this object, which is one of the best-known and long-lived of Brionvega’s products.



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14 mar 2014 Falkland by Bruno Munari - File 33

Falkland by Bruno Munari - File 33

One Hundred Years of Italian Products

PADOVA. 

Title: Falkland
Year: 1964
Designer: B. Munari
Company: Danese

From simplicity to uniqueness: the Falkland lamp, composed of aluminium rings and covered in nylon, represents an enviable example of a unique object with a complex form echieved by starting out with simple materials.



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11 mar 2014 Maison&Objet, interior trends for 2014 stopped in Paris

Maison&Objet, interior trends for 2014 stopped in Paris

The famous fair shows the new products of furniture world

PARIS, FRANCE.  At the end of January the most important French design trade fair, Maison&Objet, took place in Paris. While we wait for next Salone del Mobile, let’s see the best of this event dedicated to indoor and outdoor living.



TRENDS. The customizable luxury was one of the main themes, with the use of quality materials which can be choose by the customers.
There’s a great care for details coming from the craft world, which adapts contemporary trends to the town environments. Colors are important too: they chose strong shades in contraposition to neutral ones, to make the furniture more distinguished.

WALKING THROUGH THE FAIR. We invite you to watch this “best of” of the event, made by the Maison&Objet organizers. If you like interior design, you can join our brief course: enrolment is open until March 14th!







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6 mar 2014 Iacchetti, De Lucchi and Fukasawa for new Alessi's products

Iacchetti, De Lucchi and Fukasawa for new Alessi's products

The catalogue of kitchen items signed by important designers is online

OMEGNA.  Few days ago Alessi released the spring-summer 2014 official catalogue, a range of products and items for the kitchen produced along with important Italian and international designers.



In the “menu” there are:
  • Miriam Mirri: Petnic
  • Abi Alice: Octave
  • Claudia Raimondo: Joy n.3 e n.11
  • Giulio Iacchetti: Noè
  • Marta Sansoni: Fior d’olio
  • Matali Crasset: Territoire e Territoire Intime
  • Naoto Fukasawa: Cha
  • Wiel Arets: Eat.it
  • Michele De Lucchi: Quattro Muri e Due Case

Here it’s the video-catalogue which introduces the concept underlying these products.






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4 mar 2014 How to make porcelain, ceramics and pottery

How to make porcelain, ceramics and pottery

A new segment of our selection from the program “How it's Made”

Few days ago we watched how pencils are made, today we explore the modern porcelain, a material which several pieces of furniture are composed of.







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28 feb 2014 Nutella by Ferrero - File 32

Nutella by Ferrero - File 32

One Hundred Years of Italian Products

PADOVA. 

Title: Nutella
Year: 1964
Designer: Ferrero
Company: Ferrero

An idea to spread: Nutella, one of the symbols of the Italian food industry. It has become the benchmark for this type of product, due to its extraordinary mix of taste, spreadability and packaging.



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SID PILLS è una testata giornalistica web iscritta al n. 2299 del Registro Stampa presso il Tribunale di Padova in data 31 maggio 2012.