For Milan Design Week 2018, Chapel Petrassi showcases GEM an exclusive project focused on a research on potentialities of metallic surfaces. The project is composed by the latest version of its signature cabinet piece Apollon and a new seating prototype named Haly Chair.Designed from the hourglass shape and a reflection on the perception of time, Apollon is a contemporary handmade cabinet that for this exclusive new edition is entirely covered by polished aluminium.Carved from metal, Haly Chair combines a bold attitude with a thin profile. Haly was designed by connecting the various ways of processing techniques of metal with a research on aluminium surfaces treatment and finishing. Standing in contrast to the hardiness of metal, circular shapes and soft lines join to create a contemporary sculptural seating. The bright aesthetic is inspired by the infinity of shades that metallic artisan process offers.
Chapel Petrassi is proud to take part in the 'Saturday Selects' of New York City design platform Sight Unseen.
Workshop Tonic 2017
Chapel Petrassi features on Paris based innovative marketing company Workshop Tonic.
5VIE District 2017
Chapel Petrassi is glad to present during Design Week 2017 in Milan Hella Project, a new bench prototype series in 5VIE District.
Hella is the latest series of art furniture by Chapel Petrassi composed by sculptural seatings entirely made of metal and characterized by geometric and wave shapes, each featuring a selection of color.
This pieces represent an extension of the designer’s investigation into ways to experiment new processes and materials by creating an interaction between object and sculpture-furniture.
Hella prototype is composed by three metallic units; the wave seating is carved from a single block of aluminum through Water jet cutting while it features legs made from the section of aluminium tubular with a dismantled top.
AD Design Award 2016
Chapel Petrassi is proud to be nominated for AD Design Award 2016 within the category 'Vintage Reloaded'.
For the third time Architectural Digest Germany is presenting the AD Design Award for upcoming designers. The idea is to give talented young designers a chance to present themselves to an expert jury and a broader audience.
In 2016, Tent London and sister event Super Brands London will return to Truman Brewery in vibrant East London under the new umbrella of London Design Fair. For the first time, the fair will be staged over three floors of this iconic industrial space rather than two. Its 12,500sqm will showcase 250 independent designers and brands, 200 global brands and 15 country pavilions in ever-more creative formats.
Design Museum Helsinki introduces an exhibition Objects of Desire in its Gallery space during the summer months of 2016. The exhibition concentrates to explore contemporary one-off and edition-based design objects that combine new craftsmanship and conceptual design.
The exhibition introduces over 20 international designers working in the intersection of art and design. Many of the works featured combine new visual language with traditional high-end craftsmanship.
Designers in the exhibition: Studio Swine, Company (Aamu Song & Johan Olin), Kristoffer Sundin & Museum Studio, Hilda Hellström, Matilda Beckman, Erin Turkoglu, Tuomas Markunpoika, Nynke Koster, Max Lamb, Dan Adlesic, Chapel Petrassi, Fredrik Paulsen, Man Yau, collaborative Hugdetta (Róshildur Jónsdóttir & Snæbjörn Þór Stefánsson), Petra Lilja, Aalto+Aalto (Elina & Klaus Aalto) ja Kustaa Saksi.
Venice Design 2016
Venice Design 2016 is one of the first exhibitions to show current design developments during the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale. It brings together international set of designers of diverse cultural background, young, senior, established and emerging. The exhibition aims to demonstrate that design might have a bigger canvas than just creating beautiful functional objects. It is a chance for the spectators to see clever, unexpected solutions for the use of space and also to create a more conscious relation towards the daily surrounding and help to enlarge the awareness for the extraordinary impact design has on the way humans feel, reason and behave - in short, on their existence. Participants from 17 countries come to present their ideas and stories: from the use of traditional 1000-year old techniques in modern days to the most innovative technological solutions available. Their work shows how powerful an everyday piece can be and its ability to express and represent rituals, cultural particularities and embody human emotions.
Participating designers are a.o.:
Abdulla Al Awadi
Samovar Carpets (KWT); Alessandro Mendini and Kang Keum-seong, Chung Mi-sun, Chung Yong-hyun and OCDC (ITA - KOR); Arend Groosman (NLD); Ariel Zuckerman (ISR); Atocha Design (USA); Brigi Konda (HUN); Chapel Petrassi (ITA); Creative Chef (NLD); Ditte Trudslev Jensen (DNK); Eckhard Beger (CHE); EDGE Collections (USA); Frédéric Hernandez (FRA); Gunjan Gupta (IND); Karen Michelle Evans (GBR); Karim Rashid (USA); Kati Meyer-Brühl (DEU); Kino Guérin (CAN); Maria Volokhova (DEU); Nynke Koster (NLD); Pascale De Backer (BEL); Paul Kelley (GBR); Robert A. Wettstein (CHE); Sang Yoon Kim - Listen Communication (KOR); Satyendra Pakhalé (NLD); SoFarSoNear, Sans Souci, Katherine Richards Design (ITA - CZE - GBR); Studio Silvia Knüppel (DEU); TuominenPatel (FIN); Ueberholz GmbH (DEU).
Chapel Petrassi is glad to be part of this interview by Chrischa Oswald on AD Germany.
Ventura Lambrate 2016
Ventura Lambrate is a platform for new and emerging designers. Now internationally renowned, Ventura Lambrate strikes a balance between big labels and new talent, commercial and gallery designers. This leads to a cross-pollination of ideas and a rich creative environment distinct from Milan. The seventh edition of this platform for design trends, cutting edge concepts, innovative products and emerging talents takes place April 12th - 17th, 2016 during Milan Design Week in the inspiring post-industrial Lambrate district. The 2016 edition of Ventura Lambrate also sees the return of the ‘Memphis Style’ in not necessarily a revival of this movement, but more a combination of different things such as a special finishing together with colour and asymmetric forms. These current works are much more elaborate than those from the 1980’s and also much more designed.
Dutch Design Week 2015
In October of each year, Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place in Eindhoven. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2500 designers to more than 275,000 visitors from home and abroad. In more than eighty locations across the city, DDW organises and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, prize ceremonies, networking events, debates and festivities. DDW is different from other design events, because it concentrates on the designs of the future. Although during the event every imaginable discipline and aspect of design is on offer, the emphasis is on experiment, innovation and cross-overs. Exceptional attention each year goes to work and development of young talent.