Pa­tri­cia Urquiola for all bud­gets

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - SPACES -

RENOWNED Span­ish de­signer Pa­tri­cia Urquiola took over as art de­signer at the Ital­ian high- end fur­ni­ture man­u­fac­turer, Cassina, in Septem­ber last year. Her lat­est cre­ations are set to be show­cased at the Mi­lan Fur­ni­ture Fair in Italy next month. Here’s a look back at some of the de­signer’s most em­blem­atic cre­ations, which span a sur­pris­ingly large range of prices. — AFP

Un­der € 100 ( RM440) – Time

To Make A Book:

In 2013, the de­signer re­leased her first mono­graph, pub­lished by Rizzoli. The book looks back over her work for var­i­ous in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned fur­ni­ture mak­ers and brands such as Moroso, De Padova, B& B Italia, Bisazza, Alessi, Dri­ade and Flos. U er 00 ( M2, 50) – Cabo h Pi­cola C ling Light:

rquiol hows real panache when it comes to light­ing de­sign. This el­e­gant ceil­ing light com­pris­ing trans­par­ent spheres was de­signed for Fos­carini.

nder € 50 ( RM220) – Jel­lies Fam­ily:

Kartell – the fur­ni­ture aker fa­mous for mak­ing plas­tic its flag­ship ma­te­rial – in­vited Urquiola to cre­ate a col­lec­tion of trans­par­ent table­ware. With a honeycomb- pat­terned fin­ish, the col­lec­tion in­cludes green, am­ber, sky blue, pink and clear pieces. The range fea­tures a pre­sen­ta­tion plate, a deep plate, a dessert plate, a cham­pagne glass, a salad bowl and a carafe, as well as a wa­ter glass, a wine glass and a cock­tail glass. — Photos: AFP Re­laxnews Un­der € 200 ( RM890) t- ta­ble:

An­other piece de­signed for Kartell, the T- Ta­ble again shows the Urquiola’s taste for del­i­cate fi­nesse, with an in­tri­cate play on space and solid shapes, all worked into the out­line of an imag­i­nary flower. Un­der € 400 ( RM1,800) – tatou ta­ble Lamp:

The same play on empty spa­ces can be found in the de­signer’s ta­ble lamp for Flos. ‘ Tatou’ is French for ar­madillo. Un­der € 300 ( RM1,300) – Frilly Chair:

Also for Kartell, the span­ish de­signer cre­ated the Frilly Chair in poly­car­bon­ate, bring­ing to­gether prac­ti­cal­ity and style thanks to a stack­able de­sign and a ruf­fled plas­tic fin­ish rem­i­nis­cent of folds of fab­ric.

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