New York – ICFF 2017, 21 – 24 May
Tribute to Componibili 50th Anniversary
Kartell is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Componibili line with a special event on 22nd May and the transformation of its flagship Soho boutique at 39 Green Street into a designer-led tribute installation, featuring the fascinating history of one of the brand’s most iconic and long-lived products.
15 international designers and fashion maisons – Ron Arad, Mario Bellini, Antonio Citterio, Ferruccio Laviani, Piero Lissoni, Alberto Meda, Alessandro Mendini, Angela Missoni, Nendo, Fabio Novembre, Laudomia Pucci, Philippe Starck, Patricia Urquiola, Tokujin Yoshioka, alongside with The Walt Disney Company were invited to reimagine Componibili with one-of-a-kind designs.
From Ferruccio Laviani’s version of a flower pot to Fabio Novembre’s smiling and winking emojis, all the way to Tokujin Yoshioka’s ornamental suspended butterflies, each piece pays tribute to Kartell’s original designs while incorporating irony with imagination.