Knoll’s Salone exhibition, conceived by OMA offers viewpoints on classic and contemporary designs and includes the new Rem Koolhaas designed “Tools for Life” collection
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SALONE MILAN 2019
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With all the excitement for Knoll happening at both their significant return to the Salone Fairgrounds, combined with the presence of Rem Koolhaas to launch the “Knoll Tools for Life” collection at the Prada Space – it was little wonder that this year, Knoll’s permanent Mlan showroom at Piazza Bertarelli received virtually no press coverage.
“Dominant, important, determinant, no frills, no stains, no tyre kickers, a time of action, a time for realism, pragmatic stands, open markets, different languages, evolved styles, decisive lines, attentive brands, poetry here and there, history everywhere, attention to the customer, attention to detail, lots of people, important signal, classic, yet shimmering, shifting “. ………. Alpha Salone – by Paolo Bocchi
Knoll has once again collaborated with architect Rem Koolhaas and OMA, and “Inside Outside” founder Petra Blaisse, to design its showroom display at the Piazza Bertarelli.
This year in Milan. Knoll celebrates the centennial of the birth of Harry Bertoia ( 1915 – 1978 ) with a true in-depth exploration of this eclectic designer—through all his art forms, from sculptures to jewellery and from monoprints to the master’s celebrated Knoll Bertoia furniture collection
UNStudio teamed up with Swiss furniture brand USM to create ‘HomeWork’ — a theatrical installation that explored the shifting boundaries between work and domesticity by exploding the rooms in which this takes place, creating hybrid domestic and office environments hidden within
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For ‘The Room of Change’ Accurat created a 30-meters-long hand-crafted data-tapestry illustrating how multiple aspects of our environment have changed in the past centuries, how they are still changing, and how they will likely continue changing, addressing many of the topics presented in the exhibition.
With this installation, Accurat questions a communication made only of data and numbers and suggests a change of scale and perspective.