Milan 2017 – At Fuorisalone, the exhibition Inspired in Barcelona: In and Out highlighted the creative vibe of the Catalan city featuring indoor and outdoor furniture designs by Patricia Urquiola, Jaime Hayon, Eugeni Quitllet and Constanting Grcic as well as products by leading design companies like NaniMarquina, Kettal, Santa & Cole and more. Within the courtyard and colonnade of a Milanese historic palazzo, up-and-coming talents showcased their projects along with established professionals and brands.
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Inspired in Barcelona: In and Out is promoted by Catalonia Trade & Investment and BCD – Barcelona Design Centre. “This exhibition aims to to recognize and promote brands and designers inspired by the values and lifestyle of Barcelona.” Says to Archipanic Isabel Roid, Managing Director of BCD. “Milan Design Week is a great opportunity to achieve that, but also an chance to position Barcelona as an influential design capital”.
In the courtyard, a structure of thin, coloured rolling shutters referring to one of the most popular elements in Barcelona framed small lounges featuring outdoor furniture.
On show the Tube chair and tables by Eugeni Quitllet for Mobles 114, the tilting Voltasol terracotta plant vases by Xavier Mora for Livingthings and Emiliana Design Studio outdoor lighting for Vibia, but also Andreu Carulla’s birds modular birds combos and holy seats along with Martin Azua’s stone-studded vases.
Along the porticoed façade indoor designs are displayed on stands. Here you can find nanimarquina bespoke rugs. The brand celebrates its 30th anniversary and is known for International collaboration with both international designers and craftsmen from around the planet.
On show Parachilna new lighting designs by Jamie Hayon Constantin Grcic chair for BD Barcelona and MUT design’s furniture for Miras Editions. Basic armchairs by Gabriele Shiavion/Gerard Sanmartì for Lagranja Design stand not far from Cestita table lamp by Miguel Milà for Santa & Cole and Clop chair by Jordi Ribaud Trepat for Koru.
All images, courtes.y of BCD.
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