Fendi Casa’s new household furniture collection is an eclectic assortment of class functions
Showcased at Xavier Corberó’s Barcelona estate, the new Fendi Casa home furnishings collection consists of parts by Piero Lissoni, Atelier Oï, Cristina Celestino and far more
Fendi Casa unveiled its newest collection of home furnishings, produced in collaboration with a roster of world-wide creatives. Orchestrated by the maison’s creative director of menswear and components, Silvia Venturini Fendi, the selection capabilities contributions from primary designers these types of as Piero Lissoni, Atelier Oï, Dimorestudio, Marcel Wanders Studio, and Cristina Celestino and Chiara Andreatti (the very last two collaborated with Fendi for their Design and style Miami presentations in 2016 and 2017 respectively).
The ‘Vittoria’ sideboard by Cristina Celestino with Thierry Lemaire’s ‘Parsifal’ armchair
The collection is an evolution that absolutely signifies the brand’s determination to design: ‘It characteristics slicing-edge types it’s far more eclectic and in line with our collections for men and females, who I would consider living in these new spaces,’ explains Venturini Fendi. ‘Everything is incredibly organic and natural and aligned with our DNA.’
Included in the start are new pieces, as perfectly as current patterns that appear from the brand’s more experimental endeavours (these types of as the Structure Miami collections). With each other they sort an eclectic photograph of the company’s aesthetics and creative values.
The ‘Soho’ armchair and chaise longue by Toan Nguyen sit following to Atelier Oï’s ‘Metropolis’ coffee table
The couch has a special put in this selection. A collection of new designs give diverse interpretations of the medium, acceptable for various dwelling designs, from the huge-scale modular sofas to the additional compact sofa. Amongst them is the ‘Fun’ modular sofa by Atelier Oï, a favourite of Venturini Fendi for its means to encapsulate the artisanal spirit of the maison. Featuring a daring, gridded design, it features unique elements to build a seating landscape, and is defined by a nubuck upholstery with a peekaboo influence on the corners, crafted to glimpse like the padding is peeping out. ‘It is reminiscent of our “Selleria”, the workmanship from which every thing started and which we have been carrying on because 1925, but in a really evocative, non-trivial way. In addition, it has a softness, a lightness that constantly distinguishes our perform,’ she claims.
There are also refined dining tables, chairs, armchairs and bedroom household furniture, as nicely as a sequence of out of doors parts by Piero Lissoni that includes bamboo structures and hemp upholstery.
The ‘Sagano’ armchairs, created by Piero Lissoni
To mark its start, the assortment was recently photographed at the estate of Catalan sculptor Xavier Corberó, whose concrete arches form a backdrop for the collection’s prosperous textures. ‘The Barcelona home by Xavier Corberó interprets the similar eyesight as Fendi’s expressive codes, as nicely as sharing a good coherence with the architecture of Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, the headquarters of the maison,’ suggests Fendi Casa CEO, Alberto Da Passano. Each properties, he claims, ‘emphasise the values of identification, creativeness and craftsmanship that have usually distinguished Fendi Casa’s collections’.
Concludes Venturini Fendi: ‘It’s more and more critical to engage in a discussion with international artistic skills, who can add their own contribution to the evolution of the Fendi aesthetics, beyond additional professional boundaries.’ §