marni looks to the moon to inform its latest home collection, unveiled on the occasion of milan design week 2019exhibited at its usual venue of viale umbria 42, the italian fashion house takes visitors on a ‘sensory journey’ as they discover spaceship-inspired sculptures, tribal aliens, and totem stools.

marni 'goes to the moon' to launch latest home collection during milan design week

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marni moon walk’ is a vision of the future rooted in primitive allure. blended seamlessly with a celestial-inspired backdrop, it sets up a path to explore the brand’s creative universe while shining a light on the skills of colombian craftspeople.

marni 'goes to the moon' to launch latest home collection during milan design week

 

 

petite sofas, rocking chairs and an extensive selection of chaise longues invite visitors to relax under a cluster of spotlights which evoke the beams of a UFO. meanwhile, sculptures, lamps and a series of round formica clad wooden and metal coffee tables, have all been designed with the shape of spaceships in mind.

marni 'goes to the moon' to launch latest home collection during milan design week

 

 

populating the space are countless colorful pieces including cushions, wool and natural fibre rugs, and a collection of glasses and blown glass bottles. a series of primitive benches and stools in wood and leather evoke tribal totems. 

marni 'goes to the moon' to launch latest home collection during milan design week

 

 

no mission into outer space is complete without a spaceman. wooden sculptures reminiscent of a child’s toy are accompanied by their alien counterparts. this edition also sees the presentation of colour PVC and metal accessories, but in the form of other ‘new creations’.

marni 'goes to the moon' to launch latest home collection during milan design week

 

 

the set-up envisions a sensory journey of discovery for visitors to the creative universe of marni‘, marni explains.a path populated by furnishing accessories and designer objects, where the unpredictability of the brand’s visual language is palpable in every single detail.

marni 'goes to the moon' to launch latest home collection during milan design week

 

 

the ‘marni moon walk’ supports an initiative of OTB foundation contributing part of the profits from product sales to the ‘future brain‘ project. promoted by associazione heal, it supports child patients at the neuro-oncological ward of the children’s hospital ospedale pediatrico bambino gesù in rome.