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Hybridisations, couplings of shapes, zoo– and geomorphisms: for four years, over the brilliant course that followed his degree at the Eindhoven Design Academy, Nacho Carbonell has continuously developed an experimental work with powerfully narrative implications, liberating itself from conventions to push established boundaries back even further – those which distinguish between design and contemporary art, functional use and sculpture, restraint and exuberance, beauty and ugliness, violence and gentleness. Read the rest of this entry »

For its opening, BSL gallery is pleased to present never-before-shown pieces by Djim Berger, the alchimist of porcelain,  Nacho Carbonell, elected ‘Designer of the Future’ at Design Miami/Basel in 2009, and Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance, who in creating the gallery’s architectural space has produced the first container/containing resolution wholly dedicated to design. Besides these three young sparks, visitors will have the pleasure of seeing rare vintage contemporary pieces from the latter part of the 20th century designed by names like Gae Aulenti, Angelo Lelli, Gino Sarfatti, Ettore Sottsass…  Not to mention a selection of period and contemporary jewellery created by Ron Arad, Pol Bury, Taher Chemirik, Codognato/Jasper Johns, Lito Karakostanoglou… As well as fashion creations – one-off pieces and limited series – made exclusively for the gallery by Benoît Duvignacq and Martin Grant. Read the rest of this entry »