fabio novembre: nemo
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apr 14, 2010
fabio novembre: nemo


‘nemo’
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‘nemo’ is an armchair created by italian designer fabio novembre. here he uses his furniture
design to tell stories in which the protagonist is often the human figure (or parts of it).
this human figure is capable of becoming abstract and universal, able to propose a mythicized
beauty as often seen in greek art where heroes take on proportionate and divine features
in sculptures.

in 2008, fabio novembre brought a mysterious reclined lady to life in his ‘divina’ lounger,
and so with this new piece novembre seems to state the possibility of an ‘anthropomorphic
design’. in fact, ‘nemo’, a face with classic features is hollowed out to create an inhabitable
space. the result is a head-armchair that similar to a mask, simultaneously conceals and
reveals its inhabitant. ‘nemo’ can be used in both interior and exterior environments.

‘nemo’ is currently being showcased at the driade store as part of milan design week 2010


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fabio novembre
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