domestic nature by andrea salvetti for dilmos
 
domestic nature by andrea salvetti for dilmos domestic nature by andrea salvetti for dilmos
jun 15, 2012

domestic nature by andrea salvetti for dilmos

‘nuvola domestica’ at ‘domestic nature’ by andrea salvetti for dilmos, 2012 image © designboom

italian designer andrea salvetti and milan-based exhibition organization dilmos have displayed ‘domestic nature’ for design miami/art basel 2012. for the outdoor installation, groups of cloud-like coils rest as seating systems surrounding a metallic flower dome containing one of these elongated silver benches, formed in the same seemingly buoyant and sun-glimmering shape. the seating fixture series ‘nuvola domestica’ is displayed in this exterior exhibition area within dually light/cavernous flower space. the joined swirls of soft aluminum come together  to shape what seem to be fallen clouds fastened to the ground, a domesticated version of their untamed water-formed relative. 

‘it is a lucid and aware of the ancient relationship between man and space fantasy that surrounds him. the natural environment of an increasingly hostile world today that needs to be understood, loved and protected and no doubt also been tamed. could that be it the new world of those who want to surround themselves with beautiful and useful at the same time, of those who fall in love knows the nuances of form and, of those who will enjoy and appreciate the benefits of services provided each day by the objects around him chose. a dome of flowers and a few more clouds.‘ -andrea salvetti

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