Saturday, April 26, 2008

Milan Furniture Fair - centro

At Moroso. Art director of the family business, Patrizia Moroso arrives by car at the Milan showroom. The installation of the space was designed by Tord Boontje and entitled, The Little Wild Garden of Love. Boontje interpreting nature in an abstract way bestows us with an enchanting garden made of fabric panels, lights, colors, mirrors and special effects.

Tropicalia - Cocoon by Patricia Urquiola

Tropicalia - chaise longue by Patricia Urquiola

Patricia Urquiola for Moroso.
Spanish born, Milan based designer, Patricia Urquiola designed the Tropicalia outdoor collection for Moroso, the structure of which starts through weaving techniques. Each object in the collection takes on a different personality depending on the material and color used.

Seen at the Elle D├ęcor party.
Dutch born, London based designer, Tord Boontje received the Elle Decor 2008 prize in the category for best Floor Covering.

Tord Boontje for Moroso.
This Sunny Lounger day bed designed for Moroso by Tord Boontje evokes the beach furniture found in the North Sea resorts of the twenties. It becomes contemporary by the use of digitally drawn color patterns and woven by expert African craftsmen, using colored plastic threads.
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