MAD Architects Reveals Artwork Set up and Furniture Designs at Milan Design and style Week
A significant seabird gazing toward the sky appeared in the Cortile d’Onore in Milan as a metaphor for lifestyle retaking its program in the post-pandemic globe. Intended by MAD Architects, the installation titled “Freedom” is a nod to inclusiveness and borderless, as perfectly as a playful symbol of hope. In addition, for the 2021 version of Milan Style and design Week, the studio faucets again into household furniture style and design with two projects, “Meteor” and “Gu Table”, established in collaboration with Dior and Sawaya & Moroni, respectively.
This yr, MAD Architects was invited by Interni Journal to style and design an set up for the courtyard of the Università Degli Studi di Milano. The challenge is an allegory of the publish-pandemic world and the collective want to restart and renew. As Ma Yansong explains, “as human beings, if we are looking for liberty or relationship with other individuals, we need to go over and above physical or invisible place that restrictions us. We should really go over and above the limitations.” The seagull stepping out from the portico and waiting around to consider flight symbolizes liberty although also recalling the uncertainty of this certain moment in time.
The installation is developed making use of metal profiles coated with LED stripes, which make the task even more existing at night time time. The seabird as a symbol of borderless and inclusiveness also appears in MAD’s representations of the Fenix Museum of Migration in Rotterdam. The studio’s first cultural job in Europe broke floor previous 12 months and is established for completion in 2025.
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In addition to the “Freedom” set up, MAD Architects reveals two home furniture style initiatives at the Milan Style Week. The studio reimagines Dior’s signature piece, the Medallion Chair, portraying the ingredient as caught in motion. Built of 3d-printed polyurethane, the chair titled “Meteor” is a reflection on time and room. Also, continuing the collaboration with the Italian furniture brand name Sawaya & Moroni, MAD Architects designs “Gu Table”, a compliment for the “Gu Chair” offered at the Milan Style 7 days in 2018. Featuring fluid traces, the Gu Desk and Chair draw inspiration from skeletal buildings, “gu” that means “bones” in Chinese.
- “Independence” Layout Staff: Ma Yansong, Dang Qun, Yosuke Hayano, Andrea D’Antrassi, Alessandro Fisalli, Elena Bellocchio, Francesco Nardacci
- “Meteor” Design Team: Ma Yansong, Dang Qun, Yosuke Hayano, Zeng Hao
- “Gu Desk” Style Workforce: Ma Yansong, Dang Qun, Yosuke Hayano, Andrea D’Antrassi, Anna Spaggiari