nacho carbonell: diversity nacho carbonell: diversity
apr 15, 2010

nacho carbonell: diversity

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spanish designer nacho carbonell debuts twenty new prototype furniture pieces, in his single largest body of work to date at gianfranco ferre – fashion headquarters, milan. his prototypes have been developed using experimental techniques and combine thorns, gravel, filaments, bushes, resins, monofilaments, steel and more.

the show was organized in collaboration with spazio rossana orlandi and will be on display throughout the month of april.

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  • Cool stuff.

    clyde says:
  • The explosion of branches is wonderful, but the rest sort of begs the question: Why not other exotic materials?

    Should be a nod somewhere to Meret Oppenheim’s fur-lined cup and saucer.

    Tom P says:
  • Hola, me ha gustado mucho la originalidad de todas las silla/mesa. El diseño es muy práctico y los adornos muy divertidos y bonitos. Creo que es muy creativo. Carmen

    Carmen Fernandez Calvín says:

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