Driade Mildred II Rug Antonia Astori


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Driade Mildred II Rug Antonia Astori

Driade Mildred II Rug Antonia Astori three shades of gray, mauve and orange define the colour fields with a prospective effect. simple and brilliant.

Deisgned: 2005

Origin: Italy

Driade Mildred II Rug Antonia Astori hand tufted carpet. 100 % pure new wool.

Antonia Astori

Antonia Astori attended then the athenaeum in lausanne where she graduated in 1966 in industrial and visual design; in 1968, with his brother enico and adelaide acerbi she founded driade. antonia astori for driade, in addition to designing furniture, plays the role of projectile coordinator, getting to build a unique network of furniture design, exhibitions and shops. she designed the forerunner containment systems oikos i (1972), oikos ii (1980) and kaos ( 1986). to those systems, antonia astori combines the design of individual pieces in which, however, the sense of living is always carefully considered. in this spirit were born, we could say as ” chamber architectures ” , first the project aforismi (1984), then the san souci collection (1990) and finally, in 2006, virginia writing desk and eileen bookcase. in parallel to her designer main activity, antonia astori takes care also of interior projects, designing houses that organization and rationality, pursued to the utmost, have made long-lasting and absolutely free of stylistic references to the dominant mannerism. the role of antonia astori on national and international scene, even though characterized by a very discrete character, is completed by her presence at major events, from an initial, but unforgotten, eurodomus in turin in 1971, under the aegis of gio ponti, to the exhibition “design donne” of 1985 in tokyo, and by numerous appearances at the triennale as well as in verona at “abitare il tempo”.

Driade philosophy

Driade is an aesthetic lab in continuous search for beauty in living space. the vast driade catalogue includes home, garden and public spaces furniture. pieces of art and objects for daily use, souls that blend each other harmoniously. all this makes driade unique in design world. the aesthetic lab is the result of the desire to introduce experimentation into mass-produced products. the search for creativity in each product constitutes the mission of the enterprise itself. driade creates products that are unique, eclectic, eccentric but at the same time elegant, timeless and, above all, joyful. within this alchemy of means of expression and sensations, everyone finds a driade that it looks like him.

The art of living is based on the idea that eclecticism, blend of cultures, curiosity and surprise are the true essence of our age.

A bent for listening, a state of alert, an attention to register the signs coming from outside and then translate them into daily products.

Being permeable to differences makes driade project one that is open to the future. driade denies the flatness of globalization but grasps at the freshness coming from the multiplication of places and the development of ideas.

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