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"Vivere alla Castiglioni" at San Francisco Design Week 2017

Date:

06/14/2017


For the first time in the United States the exhibition "Vivere alla Castiglioni" pays tribute to Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, undisputed Italian masters of twentieth-century design. Achille's daughter and son, Giovanna and Carlo Castiglioni, will visit San Francisco during San Francisco Design Week as representatives of the Fondazione Castiglioni. Within a "familiar" space recreated with objects designed by their father and uncle, Giovanna and Carlo will bring to life some of the Castiglionis' best-known creations in a small theatrical performance. Italian design culture and the unique Castiglioni approach to design and lifestyle will merge in an entertaining and engaging dialogue about design.

About San Francisco Design Week

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June 14 - 15 Lecture/performances by Giovanna and Carlo Castiglioni at the Design Hub

Pier 27, San Francisco

June 16 - 5:00 PM Reception, 5:30 PM Lecture/performance by Giovanna and Carlo Castiglioni

CoorItalia
151 Vermont St, #10, San Francisco

June 17 - 12:30 PM Aperitif & Lecture/performance by Giovanna and Carlo Castiglioni

Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco

June 17 - June 22
The exhibition will be on view at the Italian Cultural Institute

Major sponsor of the event is CoorItalia. The exhibition is made possible by the collaboration of DZINE, Alessi, Arkitektura, Brionvega, FLOS, Karakter, and Zanotta, that are generously lending the pieces exhibited, and of Studio di Monte Olimpino, that made the video "I fratelli Castiglioni" available for the show. Architect Valentina Anania designed the stand, built with the support of the Academy of Arts University of SF.

 

Information

Date: DA Wednesday, June 14, 2017 a Thursday, June 15, 2017

Organized by : SF Design Week

In collaboration with : Italian Consulate, IIC SF

Entrance : Free


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