Big, Atelier Oï and Arik Levy presenting their new projects for Danese Milano at Milan Design Week 2016.
Video by: 3D Produzioni
Big, Atelier Oï and Arik Levy presenting their new projects for Danese Milano at Milan Design Week 2016.
Video by: 3D Produzioni
In occasione della Milano Design Week 2016, dal 12 al 17 aprile, Atelier Oi cura la realizzazione di Casa Gifu: un ambiente in cui sono raccolte una serie di complementi d’arredi e di illuminazione sviluppate in linea con la conoscenza millenaria della prefettura di Gifu.
Ogni spazio è costruito come una stanza di fantasia, nella quale materia e produzione di ogni oggetto sono evidenziate in una atmosfera di condivisione culturale e visioni che convergono.
In un ambiente vissuto e giocosamente decorato, Casa Gifu presenta la lampada Fusion, prodotta da Danese e sviluppata in collaborazione con i Asano Shoten e Hida Sangyo, conosciuti come Ozeki & Co., produttori giapponesi di lanterne tradizionali di carta da oltre un secolo e soprattutto, dal 1951, delle iconiche sculture di luce AKARI di Isamu Noguchi.
Una collaborazione interdisciplinare che gioca sulle diverse influenze culturali : L’interazione di know-how, materiali e strutture crea una nuova tipologia di lampada dove tradizione, modernità e competenza giapponese si fondono con la cultura e il design italiano.
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Eggboard and Stab Light won the Red Dot Award 2016
Milan, March 31st 2016 – Eggboard, signed by Giovanni Giacobone and Massimo Roj, and Stab Light, designed by Arik Levy for Danese (Artemide Group), are the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016, one of the most important international prizes which reward the high quality of design and the innovative excellence of products.
“Red Dot Award: Product Design” to Stab Light family
The lighting project Stab Light won the Red Dot Award for quality, functionality and ecological compatibility of the product.
This family of lamps created by Arik Levy for Danese are produced through a skilled glass-blowing craftsmanship. The diffusers are in glass blown by a productive process which shows the extraordinary skill of glassmakers, who transmit their experience from generation to generation: various levels of glass in different colors are blown in a wood stamp.
The combination of different forms and hues of Stab Light allows to create suggestive composition of light.
The lighting atmosphere are even more free and flexible thanks to the smart suspension system of the multiple version, which allows to distribute light in space in a ever different way by the rotation of the structure’ shafts.
“Red Dot: Best of the Best” to lighting project Eggboard
Eggboard received the “Red Dot: Best of Best” award for its innovative design and high quality of the product. This pendant lamp was created with a simple idea: to combine acoustic and visual comfort in a single device. The sound absorption properties are obtained thanks to its particular sinusoidal section of the lower surface and to the use of soundproofing material. Two optical version, with different performances developed in two dimension, allow to model the light after the needs of different spaces. The installation of more devices , suspended at different heights and in different colors, allows to modulate the performance after the space characteristics and to create compositions with scenographic and bright effects. This lighting system is created to grant the maximum of performance in the working place, but its high acoustic and lighting efficiency is perfect for other application fields: from office and education to hospitality and entertainment, from retail to hall and connectivity.
Artemide Group and the Red Dot Award
Through the years, many Artemide lights have won the Red Dot Award.
The Eggboard and Stab Light projects are a further confirmation of Artemide’s reputation, known at worldwide level, as an expression of the best Italian design.
Its lamps are characterized by a high innovative technology and a significant energetic efficiency which combines with aesthetic value and manufacturing quality to create a new environmental quality.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016
The 2016 edition of the Red Dot Award had the participation of 57 countries, with 5200 projects selected by a jury composed by 41 independent experts from all over the world. The award ceremony will be the highest point of this prestigious award and it’ll take place the 4th of July at the Red Dot Museum of Essen, an exemple of modern architecture carved out of an industrial complex which hosted a coal mine, at the moment Unesco heritage.
For more pictures from the Artemide’s booth click here
Danese è sponsor della rassegna antologica dedicata al famoso designer italiano Paolo Ulian, a cura dell’Associazione Culturale Imaginificat che sarà ospitata a Lucca nel Palazzo Mediceo di Seravezza dal 30 aprile al 30 maggio.
Ulian, in questo momento fra i più versatili e importanti designer italiani, è considerato erede e ideale continuatore del fil rouge della creatività che, a partire da Castiglioni, Sottsass, Munari, Mari ha rinnovato, con ironia, versatilità, sensibilità estetica ed anche etica, l’insieme di oggetti che “popolano” il nostro quotidiano. Muovendosi con delicatezza e misura è capace di reinventare oggetti che fanno parte della memoria collettiva, portando a nuova vita materiali poveri e/o di scarto.
Semplicità, naturalezza, pochi orpelli, molta sostanza: l’allestimento guida alla lettura storica e tematica della produzione di Ulian, accompagnando i visitatori in un percorso pieno di sorprese e suggestioni.
Tra questi la lampada Yap e il vassoio Doily disegnati per Danese che dal taglio di una sottile lamiera modellano forme inaspettate: un’idea che con semplicità produttiva, nessuno scarto di materiale, flat pack, rispetta a pieno i valori che il DNA di Danese condivide con la progettualità di Paolo Ulian.
Venice, May 2015 – The Italian group Artemide, a major international player in lighting history, is a sponsor of the 56th International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale, whose title this year is “All the World’s Futures”.
This important partnership with contemporary art further confirms the ongoing effort of Artemide to disseminate culture through its lighting projects, as well as the company’s ability to pursue continuous innovation by creating ideal solutions for man’s environment and for its fitting. Artemide also supports the world’s most renowned contemporary art exhibition with its lighting projects, interacting with visitors both indoor and outdoor.
The light of Artemide is a unique mix of values and know how: the company’s approach to human and responsible light is combined with a design and material savoir-faire, creating a connection between next-generation technology and old wisdom – a perfect expression of sustainable design.
The Bookshop features the LED light of the IN-EI collection designed by Issey Miyake and of the special clusters of Empatia, proof of the combination between innovation and the Venetian glass-blowing art, designed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua and Paola di Arianello.
Patrons at the restaurant Le Bombarde are welcomed by the colourful scenes of Les Danseuses, a hybrid light and air project designed by Atelier Oi for Danese. Colours and minimal forms go hand in hand also in the Ilio appliances designed by Ernesto Gismondi, integrating the lighting project for the restaurant.
The Press Room is fitted with iconic appliances that convey the great history of Artemide and bear evidence of the Group’s ongoing cooperation with architects and designers of international renown.
The outdoor spaces of the Belvedere Bar feature the Piroscafo lamps by Ernesto Gismondi, which are perfectly integrated into the landscape without disturbing visitors enjoying the beautiful view.
At the Garden Bar and in the outdoor spaces of the Arsenal, the light of Artemide interacts with visitors in projects like Empirico by Karim Rashid and Tolomeo by Michele De Lucchi. The latter, in its outdoor versions, is further proof of the uniqueness of Artemide – design skill, technology, and focus on man and the planet are simply expressed in a product that, after almost 30 years of history, can still illuminate the future with unabated power.
The light of Artemide, visible at the 56th International Art Exhibition, is innovative, universal, sustainable and originates from a research and a culture focused on man’s future, wellbeing, and relation with the surrounding environment and landscape.
Danese further develop the re-release of projects by Enzo Mari and Bruno Munari, objects and graphics that signed the history of Italian design. From Serie della Natura stamps, re-realeased in 2014, to Vetro Murano and Bambù vases collection and even to the reproduction in original colors of the classic Timor, perpetual calendar, and the penholder Lampedusa in order to enrich the already flourishing collection of products designed by Enzo Mari up to date in the catalogue. The stamp Luna and the iconic ashtray Cubo re-released in the original orange are added to the candlesticks Panarea and Stomboli, designed by Bruni Munari.
A tribute to the designer and to the relationship with Milan.
Edited by Maria Cristina Didero and Marco Sammicheli
Museo Del Novecento
Via G. Marconi, 1 – Milan
09:30 – 19:30 // lun 14.30 – 19.30 // giov 09.30 – 22.30 | http://www.museodelnovecento.org
“An Englishman in Milan” is a compact macro-representation of the Irvine’s world ranging from a selected range of products, prototypes, collections, drawings, inspirations and materials.
The installation, created in collaboration with Studio Irvine, reconstructs to scales beloved treasure box and weaves a dialogue between designer’s personal objects and master’s works such as Fortunato Depero and Umberto Boccioni, selected by curator and obtained by the permanent collection of the institution.
“James is a great friend, with him I shared since the beginning the Danese’s adventure, he has been a generous and constant presence in the growth of the company. When I decided to relaunch Danese’s brand so as to renew a tradition that has its roots in the Bruno Munari and Enzo Mari’s work, I immediately thought about James whose I appreciated the work so much to be his loyal collector. In all of his products designed for Danese it is evident both his great talent as designer and his ironical and playful spirit, as well as his humanity and passion which he has always dealed with his work. I think that James made an historical period of industrial design as a protagonist and I feel myself privileged for working with him.” Carlotta de Bevilacqua
Danese Showroom 2015
Danese and Artemide are delighted to confirm their presence at Jean Nouvel’s event from the 6th to 13th of September, during the Paris Design Week 2014, with a selection of innovative products as Moritz, Monocromia and Quadricromia for the Danese Space collection and Objective and Equilibrist for Artemide.
During the London design week in London Danese and Artemide introduce their synergy in several events: contemporary masterpieces and bestsellers Artemide illuminate historical pieces of Italian design producted by Danese interpreting with charm and uniqueness the culture of light and project and they show the philosophy of these two Italian brands that combine history and innovation in their products.
13th – 21st September
Contemporary Masterpiece e Novità Outdoor & Architectural
Artemide London showroom, 106 Great Russel Street, London
12th September – 31st December
Artemide ed Elliot Erwitt ‘A Tribute To Light’
Italian Consulate General, 83-86 Farringdon Street, London
Il programma “industrial Design” di Sky Arte dedica un documentario a Danese: un racconto tra storia e innovazione attraverso interviste inedite ai protagonisti del suo costante percorso di ricerca che ha segnato la storia del design italiano.
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Milano Design Week 2014 Showroom virtual tour
Milano Design Week 2014 Headquarters virtual tour
Always Danese pays particular attention to the energy consumption of its products starting from the project stage ensuring excellent performance and taking care in the selection of sources that provide greater efficiency.
In accordance with the EU Regulation 874/2012 are now available energy labels of all lighting fixtures Danese .
By entering the code of the selected product, you can view and print the corresponding energy label, fundamental and immediate tool to assess its consumption.
The product codes are visible on our datasheets available online in each product page or in the download area, on product packaging, catalogues and price lists.
See the energy label:
SCATOLE, MOSTRA GIOCO PER BAMBINI
rotonda della besana, milan
January 24, 2014 – March 31, 2014
MUBA opens the cycle of cultural and artistic projects dedicated to childhood at the new permanent home of Rotonda della Besana with the exhibition Boxes.
In this exhibition, the boxes will be the protagonists, not just containers for storage or another guard, but content themselves to be discovered.
There are boxes that speak of geometric volumes and mathematics, meaning, music, science, history, similarity and difference, dreams and memories and stories. Boxes that do not seem boxes. Boxes to explore, to learn and to invent.
Among these also Cellulae of Danese, an open system built from a series of transparent cubic modules that create energy and accumulate it locally, which feed on carbon dioxide and produce oxygen, which generate interaction with humans and the environment, creating a landscape where “take care” where the light is good protagonist.
A presence that anticipates a path of collaboration that Danese will develop to support the work of the MUBA Foundation.
The innovative convertible table Double Size designed by Matali Crasset for Danese has been selected for the ADI Design Index 2013, the annual publication of the Association for Industrial Design ADI that collects the best Italian design put into production, selected by the Permanent Design ADI.
With this pre-selection Double Size participate in the Compasso d’Oro , awarded every three years by an International Jury.
Along with Double Size participate in the next Compasso d’Oro well three other Danese products selected in previous years:
– Yap, di Paolo Ulian, selection Adi Index 2012
– Stratos, di Francesco Faccin, selection Adi Index 2012
– Una Pro, di Carlotta de Bevilacqua, selection Adi Index 2011
Read more about Quadricromia project:
Milano Design Week 2013 Showroom virtual tour
Milano Design Week 2013 HQ virtual tour
Euroluce 2013 virtual tour
From 9 to 14 April, 2013
Resilient innovation gives rise to long-lasting projects that are capable of keeping up with mankind’s evolution and the planet’s changes. These are new solutions that respond actively to change without invading the space, yet adapting to changing needs and improving environmental quality. A world that is not always in balance inevitably impacts our day-to-day activities, therefore projects ought to be significant, flexible and transversal. The idea is to build significant relationships among people, objects, space and light capable of coping with any change by offering new opportunities supported by an elementary yet resilient solution. This constructive and sustainable project, which is based on responsible innovation, focuses on men’s rights and duties and interprets the dynamics of universal values.
Milan Fairgraund, Rho
PAD.11 stand C19 / C29 D16 / D28
From 9 to 14 April 2013
The absolute protagonist of Salone Ufficio is a research exhibition organized by Jean Nouvel: “office, a place to live”, a project that demonstrates how “personalizing and interpreting your own workplace makes life more enjoyable.” The evolution of modern offices affects how the different spaces change around us. We use our domestic environment as if it was an office during the day and throughout the week, while it is also our cozy home at night and at weekends. Hence, objects and furnishing elements are versatile; they must adjust to the different functions according to family needs. Jean Nouvel considers very important the possibility that we have now of transforming and interpreting different ambiences. Environments that used to be rigorous and aseptic have now become scenarios that can be adapted according to one’s need. Danese’s products provide responses for all requirements since they are very adaptable: various kinds of furnishing elements that blend harmoniously and functionally with different areas, creating environmental quality. Danese allows users to arrange new office spaces in a flexible manner, providing versatile products: convertible and adaptable traditional and modern furnishing elements and innovative lighting systems that satisfy the needs of the individuals. In particular, a dedicated laboratory within the installation is set up for Luce: a theoretical project that teaches how to manage the light and the luminous intensity, in contrast to the standardized lighting that is now adopted in the offices of today. This project aims at providing insights on how important lighting and perceptual properties are in a workplace: a darkened room in which five light installations give the opportunity to realize how we approach lighting in the office based on the different design contamination principles and interpretations. Among these five light installations, “Dynamic Interactive light” represents the possibility to manage lighting, both in terms of space and light intensity. The lighting system used is a 100% suspension, designed by Ross Lovegrove for Danese, which emits a controlled light that interfaces man and technological devices in the workplace with a non-invasive approach. Freedom to express your own preferences and personalize your own spaces has always been one of Danese’s driving forces: it is freedom that makes the individual aware and responsible for the quality of his space and relative lighting choices.
Salone Ufficio Milano Fairgrounds, Rho
6 April 2013_23 february 2014
The 2013 edition of the Salone del Mobile sees the renewal of the Triennale Design Museum, which reveals once again its dynamic nature, capable of changing itself over and over again and offering its visitors different engaging fresh paths. The sixth edition of the Triennale Design Museum is dedicated to a set of attitudes typical of Italian design: the curiosity for what is unknown, the ability to assimilate what is new and the eagerness to approach different styles and cultures. “The influence syndrome” is typical in the design world: you can affect anyone´s inventiveness in an unlimited number of ways. To convey the complexity of this phenomenon, the sixth edition of the museum is organized into three parts, corresponding to three exhibition areas and three historical moments since World War II:
– Part one: the foundation of Italian Design
– Part two: the creative destructive force
– Part three: the new context
The third part presents the way new design brands relate to the “Made in Italy”. The story is told through installations: 12 showcases that represent Italian design as trendsetter in this world. These showcases are interpreted by 12 designers who are among the best witnesses to the design evolution that has been taking place all over the globe. One of the main protagonists is Danese in collaboration with designer Matali Crasset, who gives expression to those project values and experiences that he has been sharing with Danese over the years.
REBOOTS SPACE SENSITIVE UPDATE by Matali Crasset for Danese
A symbolic vision of Danese as a reconfiguration ritual. Essential human presence in terms of expression and interaction. A paper tape draws the shape of the contours of men and are illuminated from the inside. A representation of men and life embodied by the light that comes from within and its environment (the space around expresses the context and the fundamental values of the company). A still image of a moment is a known metaphor that men have evoked from time to time, their living together and a habitat to human scale. The minimum of the material to show the essential and find the meaning of their actions. Men are given priority once again. Human nature is seen as the key to find the right balance within human interactions and natural systems. Men have to apply technology and use all their potential and creativity as well as be ready to face the challenges of today’s society. The design stems from a combination of social innovation, technology and new designs and practices for a responsible development of the project.
Triennale Design Museum
Tuesday – Sunday 10.30/20.30
Thursday 10.30 /23.00
22 March – 29 September
In a time when it is our duty to investigate alternative non-oil based energy sources, smart grid represent the most sustainable hypothesis in environmental, energetic and economic terms.Right to Energy is a form of energetic democratization in which everyone can transform and exchange energy, which will finally be free and accessible to all.The nodes of the energetic network are the power stations of the future:intermodal and social centers, in which we will be able to exchange energy and data,interacting with one another as in a market, or rather in a energy mall. In the energy malls one can pass from long-distance “volumetric” veicles – i.e.: flights, trains, and cars -to short-distance “corporal” equipement – i.e. : the bicycle as corporal device to experience the environment, transforming and accumulating energy to be reused later. Right to Energy investigates the places of energy exchange, from collective to individual, through which revealing the landsacpe and promote a renewed sense of community.
MAXXI – Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo
Via Guido Reni 4/A – 00196 Roma
From December 13, 2012
Italian companies of excellence and ten famous photographers, a book and an exhibition at the Triennale, Milan. Fondazione Altagamma presents a mosaic of pictures to exalt the beautiful, the good and the well-made of Italy.
On its 20th anniversary, Fondazione Altagamma presents ALTAGAMMA – ITALIAN CONTEMPORARY EXCELLENCE, a photographic project to recount the values that have enabled the assertion of Italian top of the range in the world, and the relevant companies, through the language of images. The art of knowing how to do and to think, sense of beauty, connection with the territory, culture, ability to excel in the world, talents, craftsmanship and technology, innovation and creativity, style and the art of living – Altagamma’s challenge is to represent the values of Italian quality products which have ordained their success.
ALTAGAMMA – ITALIAN CONTEMPORARY EXCELLENCE is a collection of snapshots by a new generation of reporters whose unconditioned, and not didactic, gaze was given the task of giving a new point of view on the excellence of the companies which are part of it. Ten Italian photographers created a mosaic that exalts ‘the beautiful, the good and the well-made’ of companies through eyes untamed by habit and still able to astonish.
Opening: Wednesday, December 12 – 06:00 pm
Triennale di Milano – viale Alemagna, 6 Milano – Italy
From November 24 to January 30, 2013
The exhibition, which celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the gallery, retrace the work of Bruno Munari through fifty projects carried out with different techniques between the ’30s and ’90s, including some pieces from Danese collection.
“An exhibition of works by Bruno Munari always involves the possibility of requesting new anchors with the totality of his creative world, with links between disciplines, junctions between aesthetic and scientific views, points of connection between the testing procedures and fantastic stimuli. The works are related to key aspects of the invention methodology of Munari, communicative field that oscillates between the act and the experimental teaching, including mental rigor and sensitivity of operation, and individual faculty involvement as an active player. Meet Munari world means to cross thresholds that lead to other territories, cognitive assumptions that are followed in a rush uninterrupted creative energies as sources of imagination that regenerate. Different lines of research communicate a sense of fantasticazione that comes directly from the experience do away from the obsessive control logic, maintaining a fluidity of thought open to any surprise.” Claudio Cerritelli
Opening: Saturday, November 24 – 06:00 pm
Galleria dell’Incisione – Via Bezzecca 4, 25128 Brescia – Italy
Danese has stood for innovation, research and environmental awareness in this edition of the ADI Design Index 2012 with the selection of the chair Stratos and hanging lamp Yap.
ADI Design Index is the annual publication that collects the best Italian design selected by the Permanent Observatory of Design ADI.
This is the second volume that will compose the list of candidates in the next edition of the Price Compasso d’Oro ADI.
The cultural heart of the Beijing Design Fair is Meet Design, the innovative multichannel platform realized by RCS with a wide program aimed at telling the main characters of the Italian and Chinese culture of living.
Design Time is the title of the exhibition cured and organized in China by Ico Migliore and Mara Servetto, Migliore+Servetto Architects, that follows the two important events held in Rome and Turin in 2011. A pathway through the Italian design icons with six important moments during the day that includes a selection of objects placed in sets showing scenarios of the everyday life.
The exhibition will also include Meet People, a series of meetings, talks, and discussions with Italian and Chinese companies and designers, and Meet Design Show characterized by dialogues, dances, images that will show the objects and the people that realized the best sellers in this sector.
Beijing – September 28 / October 2 2012
Featured Danese Product:
Cubo, Bruno Munari, 1957, posacenere;
Maiorca, Bruno Munari, 1958, portamatite;
Formosa calendario, Enzo Mari, 1963, calendario;
Timor calendario, Enzo Mari, 1967, calendario;
belvedere, James Irvine, 2006, specchio;
H&H, Paolo Rizzatto, 2007, scaffalatura;
Stratos, Francesco Faccin, 2011, sedia;
100percent AL, Ross Lovegrove, 2009, tavolo;
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All’interno di Macef, L’Opera Italiana racconta ai visitatori il valore, la ricerca, la lavorazione, il design e lo “stile di vita italiano” in tutte le sue sfaccettature riunendo aziende dei più diversi settori che rappresentano l’eccellenza del made in Italy.
6-9 settembre 2012
fiera milano rho
stand Danese pad 1 S30
Sensitization to the ecology of Danese translates itself into concrete and transparent choices .
Danese started an experimental research that is centered around the concept of “reduction”, which does not want to say though reduction of meaning and performance of the product. The design gesture today broadens its horizons and look to its responsibilities to a world increasingly in crisis. This approach results in the optimization of components and the synthesis of performance, the aluminum is recycled and recyclable, and the ease of disassembling is assured. The use of LED light sources ensures a reduction in consumption by about 80%, minimizing the impact of the use phase of the product life cycle and prolongs the duration of at least 80,000 hours.
“UNA PRO” is a patented system for LED lighting, consisting of a series of LEDs high power applied at close range of flat plate with reduced thickness, according to a configuration of the same and the materials that support them, which guarantees the achievement of particular performance in terms of brightness. In addition, LED lighting does not generate heat.
About the LEED standards , the great efficiency of UNA PRO is a perfect choice and functional achievement of certification in category score of Energy and atmosphere, but it is significant contribution to the achievement of other LEED credits ergonomics, the absence of mercury and light pollution.
To learn more about the contribution of LEED certification for environmentally friendly products visit www.Greentop.co
On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of his birth, Altagamma Foundation has made a joint representation of the values and symbols that characterize the high-end Italian. The project is Altagamma Italian Contemporary Excellence, a collection of snapshots made by ten young Italian reportage photographers , coordinated by the Agency contrast, in whose gaze unconditional and didactic was entrusted with the task of restoring a new point of view on Italian excellence.
The images make up a unique mosaic that enhances “the beautiful, the good and the well done” of the Italian companies of excellence.
The project, curated by Cristina Morozzi, gave birth to a photographic book, published by Rizzoli and Rizzoli International, and a traveling exhibition, which kicked off in December 2012 at the Milan Triennale and continue to Shanghai Italian Center on April 29 2013.
Danese is represented through the shots of Marta Sarlo.