after their debut last year, ghidini 1961 has presented during milan design week 2017 their latest collection. confirming the beauty and modernity of brass, reinvented from classical suggestions through the language of contemporary design, the furniture, accessories and everyday objects thrive on a new allure. thanks to its historical experience in processing brass — a precious material so difficult to treat — ghidini 1961 has showcased a new shiny satin finish, alongside the more traditional mirror polished.

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
richard hutten, davinci table
table; polished brass finishing

 

 

ghidini 1961’s 2017 collection has been expertly calibrated by art director stefano giovannoni, involving some of the italian and international talents who were able of expressing a very diverse creative outcome. the final results span through all product categories from the lamps of branch creative, aldo cibic, studio job, richard hutten, paolo rizzatto and nika zupanc which spread light while reflecting the surrounding environments. mirrors by elisa giovannoni, cartoonish-style coffee tables by giovannoni, and pieces by alessandro mendini and richard hutten complete the collection.

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
richard hutten, tumbrella
umbrella stand; polished brass or satin finishing

 

 

with an unexpected change of scale, paolo rizzatto imagines one supporting element, a sort of column with brass finish that supports plans of various materials to create a customized system shaped according to the needs of the owner. the modularity of the system leaves the designer free of shaping libraries and tables. overall, the ghidini 1961 collection 2017 testifies the flexibility of interpretation of brass, through small and large masterpieces of craftsmanship made in italy of aristocrat perfection.

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
richard hutten, tip-top trays
bowls and baskets; polished brass or rose gold finishing

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
studio job, bullet lamp
lamp; polished brass or rose gold finishing

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
studio job, perished
baskets, underplate, napkin holder; polished brass finishing

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
studio job, perished
baskets, underplate, napkin holder; polished brass finishing

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
studio job, frying pan
mirror; polished brass finishing

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
stefano giovannoni, flowers
coffee table; satin brass finishing

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
elisa giovannoni, portrait with birdie
mirrors; satin brass finishing

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
nika zupanc, flamingo light
table or floor lamp; polished brass finishing

ghidini 1961 collection 2017 brass milan design week designboom
paolo rizzatto, leporello
stool; polished brass finishing

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    design news