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Design in Italy in critical times

Souvenir Mediterraneo
Sonia Pedrazzini

Souvenir Mediterraneo are a series of ex vote handmade terracotta, which lose their sacred value to assume a more laic and profane one. The ex vote typical of the traditional Mediterranean religious folk culture, are usually in silver, rather in this case they are made in simple terracotta, becoming a souvenir of an experience and a memory of a special place.

icon-archi Sonia Pedrazzini grew up in Capri and graduated in Industrial Design in Rome. Beyond creating products for the market, she is involved in popular and cultural aspects of contemporary society and dedicates time to more experimental, inquisitive projects, bordering between art, design and communication.

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    Picchio Alessandro Gnocchi

    with Luca Spagnolo – A hyper-ordinary object designed as a mere exercise, and not dedicated to a specific client. Picchio is perpetual calendar to … [more]

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    Intra Paolo Imperatori

    A series of vases made up of two different structures, an internal one and an external one, both visible at the same time. The … [more]

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    Après Repas Esploratori dello spazio

    Apres Repas are a set of thin porcelain items which are orderly collected on a high wooden tray, to eat on small or non-existent … [more]

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    Ex.2 pen holder Alessandro Gnocchi

    A hyper-ordinary object created purely as an exercise and not in response to a specific request. A pen holder for creative individuals that always … [more]

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    Typocraft Esploratori dello spazio

    A do-it-yourself alphabet in folded paper to write big sized analogical messages on walls. Molded in letter shapes, the second hand papers earn a … [more]

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    Mr. Quadrago Claude Marzotto

    with Maia Sambonet – A device for portable printing; object-game-workshop, built with simple and recycled materials: a bicycle wheel, old wooden letters, etc. To … [more]

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    Eau Sainte Sonia Pedrazzini

    An exceptional souvenir between sacred and profane, suddenly relevant, that concentrates spiritual and terrain references with the irreverence of an object for mass use … [more]

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    Tantooo Antonio Scarponi

    A comfortable and enveloping beanbag, animal shaped, in which to sit to read and write. Big enough to become an independent space, a sought … [more]

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    Tavoli da gioco esterni

    Series of double-face tables with extemporaneous graphics superimposed on which socialize and have fun or eat while playing. The plans are all different and … [more]

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    This is not Bauhaus Servomuto

    with Leitmotiv – Lampshades which are the result of the union between two souls: pure geometry and excessive decoration, an unusual combination that represents … [more]

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    Carte pioniere Marianna Merisi

    An illustrated garden, the transposition on paper of a nature never sufficiently considered in the city. Pioneer plants colonize uncultivated urban spaces making abandoned … [more]

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    Bartleby Gianmaria Sforza

    Half a garden seat in which a recycled plank is inserted perhaps to rest also on something else. Bartleby is a crippled seat from … [more]