Supported by the Victorian Government and now entering its fifth edition, the 2010 State of Design Festival will be held 14 – 25 July.
The Festival events will be centered in metropolitan Melbourne, greater Melbourne and Victorian regional centres.
SaloneSatellite cast the spotlight on Africa and Latin America – two vast powerhouses of creativity and design, whose names conjure up geographies resonating with memories of ancient and noble civilisations.
Increasingly these days, however, they encapsulate the many distinctive singularities contained within their interiors.
Vidun = “big screw” in Milanese dialect
The “big wooden screw” sets the height of the tempered glass top – and this way Vico Magistretti converted the typical support of the old workbenches into a domestic element.
Vico often said: “It is always the conceptual detail that attracts people’s attention”.
Designer Tom Dixon recently found himself at the Center of a Japanese – Israeli Diplomacy Conflict
Moshe, the Israeli Prime Minister’s private chef, capped an elaborate dinner with a selection of chocolates served in a Tom Dixon cast metal shoe, which is considered highly offensive in Japanese culture.