B&B Italia celebrate 10 years in their London showroom with a series of works from the world’s best-known architects and designers, as well as students and other creatives. Ben Morgan reports.
September 30th, 2011
Aside from the usual festivities – including a wonderful party launching the latest products from Milan – they also invited a number of prominent architects, designers, artists and students to create A4-sized ’commemorative mementos’.
The works were are on show at the Brompton Road store – a massive, modern showroom – to celebrate B&B Italia’s 10th anniversary in the location.
Featuring pieces from world-renowned architects such as Zaha Hadid (who actually etched one of her amazing designs onto an A4 mirror), David Chipperfield and John Pawson – who designed the showroom and submitted an original sketch as his memento.
The prolific designers behind the 2012 London Olympic torch, Barber Osgerby, also presented a sketch of their recent works, while Noma Bar, famous for his cutout works that depict multiple figures in their negative space, contributed a quirky shower-related piece (see main image above).
Interior stylist Faye Toogood paid tribute to the UP Series chair, toying with its feminine form in a playful photo shoot.
Stay tuned for more highlights from the London Design Festival online and in Indesign and DQ magazines.
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