marsotto edizioni at milan design week 2012
 
marsotto edizioni at milan design week 2012 marsotto edizioni at milan design week 2012
apr 18, 2012

marsotto edizioni at milan design week 2012

marsotto edizioni at milan design week 2012 image © designboom

 

 

 

italian marble manufacturer marsotto edizioni exhibits the newest additions to its collection of carrara marble furniture during milan design week 2012. international architects and designers including david chipperfield, james irvine, jasper morrison, konstantin grcic and naoto fukasawa have contributed to the set. the white italian stone, a signature of the company has been carved into a variety of tables and stands, showing the versatility and timeless quality of the material.

‘topkapi’ by konstantin grcic round version with four legs  image © designboom

 

with the art direction of james irvine, the multi-disciplinary group explored both the traditions and possibilities of a table, a furniture object laden with meaning and site of numerous forms of human interaction. these designs investigate the impact that design, through the veined stone, can have on those sitting amidst the table. see designboom’s previous coverage of marsotto edizioni at milan design week 2011 and milan design week 2010

version with three legs

detail from below   image © designboom

‘topkapi’ by konstantin grcic image © designboom

240L x 50W x 72H cm (95L x 20W x 28H inches)

detail of leg joinery   image © designboom

‘king poodle’ by naoto fukasawa image © designboom

140L x 140W x 72H cm (55L x 55W x 28H inches)

detail of white carrara marble image © designboom

‘colonnade’ by david chipperfield 150L x 98W x 72H cm (59L x 39W x 28H inches)

detail of joinery and edge finishing image © designboom

‘pondicherry’ by jasper morrison 150D x 72H cm (59D x 28H inches)

‘lino’ by james irvine 280L x 110W x 72H (110L x 43W x 28H inches)

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