Cappellini at the Biennale Interieur di Kortijk, 2014
Kortijk, October 2014 - Cappellini participates at the Biennale Interieur with its new 2014 Collection together with a selection of its most renowned icons: hall 4, stand 462.
The 50 m2 booth is a blue box, the distinctive Cappellini blue, where people can experience an ideal home environment with a living room and dining area. Here the following products are on show:
Jasper Morrison: Orla sofa, Orla armchair and Cap Chair 2;
Shiro Kuramata: Steelpipe Drink Trolley;
Johan Lindsten: Meltdwon floor lamp, all amethyst color diffusers;
Antonio Forteleoni and Antonio Facco, Jana and Duo vases;
Giulio Cappellini: Brest Giorno cabinet, bronze laquered;
Jacob Wagner: Branch table, top in clear glass with lacquered bronze legs.
Tom Dixon: S-Chair in wicker;
Shiro Kuramata: Revolving Cabinet;
Silvayn Willenz: Candy Shelf bookcase, Candy Tables;
Barber Osgerby: Minbottle side table in white ceramic;
Flexi Container cabinet polish lacquered in white;
Fabio Novembre: Mino rug.
Cappellini’s collection is characterized by experimentation and the exploration of new ways of living, furnishing the whole domestic landscape from the living room to the studio and bedroom. Many of these products have also become iconic pieces are exhibited in museums throughout the world - Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the MOMA in New York and the Pompidou Centre in Paris. Cappellini also has experienced know how in the production of modular furniture and solutions for residential and office areas. The combination of design and advanced technologies is in line with the company’s traditional craftsmanship approach. It is particularly renowned for its skilled lacquering processes. The collection boats a palette of 80 high gloss and matt colors which can be combined with a selection of accessories and different sized modules.
Giulio Cappellini creator of the company’s uniqueness and emblematic figure in the international design scene is universally recognized as a talent scout of young designers: some examples includes Jasper Morrison, Marcel Wanders, the Bouroullec brothers and Marc Newson. Giulio Cappellini is the Art Direction of Cappellini and also looks after the company’s product range and communication strategies. He also collaborates with several opinion leaders in writing texts about the history of design, and the most important architecture & design magazines have written about his activities and projects. He has recently been nominated by Time magazine as one of the most important trendsetters in the world.