lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan
 

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan

as part of milan design week 2018, milanese nilufar gallery has paid tribute to italian-born, brazilian architect lina bo bardi. focusing on the works of estudio d’arte palma, which she founded together with italian architect giancarlo palanti, the exhibition presented the largest collection of bo bardi’s furniture pieces ever brought together.

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan
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one of the most important architects of 20th century brazil, bo bardi applied her vision to different fields of architecture and design including buildings, interiors, furniture and more. the estudio d’arte palma collection features mostly chairs, armchairs, tables and desks, each of which is designed for a specific purpose, combining creativity and everyday function.

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan

 

 

the various objects nilufar depot exhibited show visitors lina bo bardi’s passion for experimenting with materials and shapes, giving her creations a very special meaning and use. mediating between her traditional italian architectural education and desire for innovative and surprising design, bo bradi created unique pieces which still boast an original, unexpected image and thoughtful functionality.

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan
the roadside chair designed in 1967

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan
detail of the roadside chair 

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan
tridente armchair / P9 designed by giancarlo palanti

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan
desk designed in brazil after 1952, manufactured by PAUBRA S.A. moveis e esquadrias wood 

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milanrare desk by studio d’ arte palma: lina bo bardi and giancarlo palanti, são paulo 

 

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan
front view

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan
bola armchair designed for casa de vidro 

lina bo bardi - design for a new world at nilufar depot in milan

 

 

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