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Tribute Scenography: Sottsass and Memphis at Kartell Paris

Jan 24, 2016
Tapping into the macro Memphis revival trend, the Kartell Goes Sottsass collection arrives in Paris with a special decor. Mounted for Maison & Objet – 22 – 26 January – this thematic scenography brings out a series of the architect-turned-designer’s works that have never seen the light of day...
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Tapping into the macro Memphis revival trend, the Kartell Goes Sottsass collection arrives in Paris with a special decor. Mounted for Maison & Objet – 22 – 26 January – this thematic scenography brings out a series of the architect-turned-designer’s works that have never seen the light of day but that stem from the icon and heritage brand’s long collaboration. In addition, Sottsass’ emphatically memphis-oriented textiles. These prints now grace a series of theme-specific chairs, sofas and futons created by industry leaders Piero Lissoni, Philippe Starck and Patricia Urquiola. Bold colours match geometric patterns, as iconic Kartell designs are reupholstered and transformed into new life. Already presented in Milan last spring and other events such as last week’s imm Cologne, this special showcase – complete with larger-than-life props – will continue onto the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair – 9-13 February.

Colona Calice Pilastro by Ettore Sottsass
Colona Calice Pilastro by Ettore Sottsass
Trix by Piero Lissoni, Letraset fabric
Trix by Piero Lissoni, Letraset fabric
Audrey by Piero Lissoni, Letraset fabric
Audrey by Piero Lissoni, Letraset fabric
Mademoiselle Memphis by Philippe Starck, Letraset fabric group
Mademoiselle Memphis by Philippe Starck, Letraset fabric group
Mademoiselle Memphis by Philippe Starck, Schizzo fabric
Mademoiselle Memphis by Philippe Starck, Schizzo fabric
Mademoiselle Memphis by Philippe Starck, Rete fabric row
Mademoiselle Memphis by Philippe Starck, Rete fabric row
Pop by Piero Lissoni, Rete Fabric
Pop by Piero Lissoni, Rete Fabric
Foliage by Patricia Urquiola, Burundi fabric
Foliage by Patricia Urquiola, Burundi fabric
Foliage by Patricia Urquiola, Burundi fabric
Foliage by Patricia Urquiola, Burundi fabric
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