DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY, CERAMICS, GLASS, TEXTILES

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Dressing Ourselves

Edited by Alessandro Guerriero. Essays by Marco Scotini, Lorenza Pignatti, Fabio Destefani, Paola Nicolin and Riccarda Mandrini.

Conceiving a “self-portrait dress” was the charge given to world-famous architects, designers, musicians and artists by Alessandro Guerriero, and the results were an exercise in cross-genre creativity that would stun a traditional runway front row. A winner of Italy's highest award for industrial design, the Compasso d'Oro, Guerriero received sketches from 30 of the most innovative minds in a variety of fields, then recruited design students from Milan's Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti to realize the fashions. A touring exhibition of the clothes, on view originally at the Triennale di Milano and moving to New York, London and Tokyo, displayed the outfits on glass resin sculptures representing the creator in real scale. There are dresses that evoke memories, dresses using reflective materials that change with the light, dresses that explode in waterfalls of multicolored threads, and dresses that dissolve into invisibility. Among the participants were musicians Antony, the Aluminum Group, Jimi Tenor and Devendra Banhart; architects Johanna Grawunder, Hariri & Hariri, Ettore Sottsass, Peter Wilson and Makoto Sei Watanabe; and artists William Alsop, Meschac Gaba, Choi Jeong-Hwa, Mimmo Paladino and Enrica Borghi.
Dressing Ourselves

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PAOLO VENINI AND HIS FURNACE

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857233543
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Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Goldstruck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery

GOLDSTRUCK: A LIFE SHAPED BY JEWELLERY

HENI PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9780956873842
USD $75.00
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Pub Date: 11/15/2015
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Glass from Finland in the Bischofberger Collection

GLASS FROM FINLAND IN THE BISCHOFBERGER COLLECTION

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857227610
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Pub Date: 10/6/2015
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Napoleone Martinuzzi

NAPOLEONE MARTINUZZI

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857221403
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Pub Date: 10/14/2014
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A World Of Belts

A WORLD OF BELTS

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788884918659
USD $75.00
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Pub Date: 11/30/2004
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Italian Art Ceramics

ITALIAN ART CERAMICS

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876246869
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Pub Date: 5/8/2007
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Paolo Venini and His Furnace

PAOLO VENINI AND HIS FURNACE

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857233543
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Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Twentieth-Century Jewellery

TWENTIETH-CENTURY JEWELLERY

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788861305328
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Pub Date: 10/12/2010
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Fulvio Bianconi at Venini

FULVIO BIANCONI AT VENINI

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857230085
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Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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The Art of Silver Jewellery

THE ART OF SILVER JEWELLERY

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876243837
USD $65.00
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Pub Date: 4/4/2006
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Joris Laarman: Lab

JORIS LAARMAN: LAB

AUGUST EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781947359000
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Pub Date: 1/10/2017
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The Ghost of Weaving

THE GHOST OF WEAVING

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677731
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Pub Date: 3/9/2018
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