ph. Paola Pansini

The trademark style of DIMORESTUDIO’s work is that of a design practice constantly moving between design, art, architecture and fashion. It is a widely recognised vision in that it allows the co-­existence of different materials and different eras, reinterpreted through a language generated by a visceral mixture of inventions, the study of objects from the past, the craftsmanship of artisans and the use of the light in an almost material way.

The new objects presented by DIMORESTUDIO at the Salone del Mobile 2016 re-examine all of these themes in the new collection of furniture, identifiable in the use of metals, which play with the contrasts of the new fabric patterns, rugs, and wallpaper.

The story of a dialogue between past and present, told through iconic Venini chandeliers, placed alongside recovered pieces and new custom made items, the entire 2016 collection is enriched with references from the 1960s and 70s, nods to Nanda Vigo and Maria Pergay, combined with a twist of landscape painting inspirations, to create a more contemporary reinterpretation on a historical theme.

The journey through the apartment occurs across seven successive environments, unique and exciting and each one revealing a different emotion, from joy to surprise to nostalgia, accompanying visitors on a voyage that explores forms and objects. The rooms are, not only physically but ideologically linked by a subtle decorative metal line that frames the mouldings and connects the doors to the windows and the perimeter of the walls. It is a decorative element that turns into a visual reference point within its almost abstract environments, the effect of which is amplified by the choice of a navy blue background for the floor and walls. The visitor is invited to discover precious materials, new earth tone colour variations alongside more feminine pink tones, historical references revealed by the choices of forms and the use of metals, both decorative and structural.