Laura Meroni’s ambition was to bridge the ancient high-touch craft traditions of her native Brianza with the contemporary international high-style culture of Milan. She successfully launched her new brand, the Laurameroni Design Collection, at Milan’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile in April of 2000.
Aoi Huber Kono designed QUADRATINI MAGICI credenza for Laurameroni Design’s Intarsia collection; adding her signature style to an extraordinary collaboration that brought together an upscale contemporary furniture brand, a traditional master craftsman and his atelier, and an international group of avant-garde artists, designers and architects.
This is some book! It is big and heavy and filled with over 200 color photographs. Renaissance Intarsia follows the evolution of the so-called “minor art” that flourished during the Italian Renaissance with essays and photos […]
Courtesy of Abbeville Press Renaissance Intarsia , edited by Luca Trevisan Abbeville Press , 2012.
“He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”
St. Francis of Assisi
Maria Pergay: Between Ideas and Design Hello to All That: A 70’s Star Reborn Stuart Isett for the New York Times Currents | QandA New York Times Maria Pergay, 79, Furniture Designer By RIMA SUQI Published: May 19, 2010 Last weekend, while New York City was overrun by design enthusiasts in town for the International […]