These days our time is inevitably punctuated by more or less repeated gestures. Sometimes mechanical, sometimes creative and gratifying, they take up most of our day.
Working with Marble by Marsotto Edizione, looks at various aspects of our everyday life, focusing on work, its’ actions and relations in their diverse possible functions.
Marsotto’s mission is to propose invaluable flexible objects for everyday use
This year Marsotto presented collections of large meeting tables, modular tables, veritable work surfaces and writing-desks. Without forgetting game tables for recreation and socialization.
Studio Irvine, Jasper Morrison, Konstantin Grcic, Naoto Fukasawa, Ross Lovegrove, together with this years’ designer addition Philippe Nigro – once again interpreted the “Working with Marble” concept with absolute originality – designing fresh and innovative objects to fit the necessities of contemporary living.
One macro trend being exhibited poignantly at the Salone is the juxtaposition of ancient and modern and a swathe of new masterpieces in marble. The trend for marble is seen as a fundamental shift towards solid and lasting materials has been on the rise for some years.
With thanks to the late James Irvine, Marsotto Edizione launched five years ago with a collection of smooth contemporary pieces made solely from white Carrara, heads turned, and this year has continued that momentum for Marsotto
London-based Studio Irvine is responsible for the art direction of this year’s project.
“Work, as a necessary part of our lives, covers a vast range of activities relating to the intellect, manual skills, the individual and the group. Hence this collection, with its diverse interpretations of surfaces as action tops,” said the studio.
The Working on Marble collection comprises modular, flexible pieces including meeting tables, work surfaces and writing desks.
Marsotto Product Collecton 2014