Friday, May 11, 2007

Salone del Mobile 2007

BEST DESIGNER OF THE YEAR. The Elle Deco International Design Awards for Best Designer of the Year goes to Naoto Fukasawa. Understatement and minimalism mark the poetics of this designer, seen here with Italian Elle D├ęcor’s editor in Chief, Livia Peraldo. Fukasawa, in recent years has put his name to some of the most important objects on the international scene.

photograph courtesy Driade

Naoto Fukasawa for Driade. Kioshi is a fiberglass pouf designed by Naotoa Fukasawa for Driade. In the shape of a stone (Ishi), it is light almost as a sculpture and comes in three colors, red, blue and white.

photograph courtesy B and B Italia

Naoto Fukasawa for B and B Italia. Full of poetry and spirituality the Vertigo containers designed by Naoto Fukasawa for B and B Italia.

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