Friday, April 17

Adrien Rovero

Adrian Rovero will be in Milan to present Flip and Mapping the Field.


A convertible sofa. The sofa can be transformed into a table by turning the board upside down. Project realised for the Company : Campeggi. Location:CampeggiPAD 12 – Stand C15, Salone Internazonale del Mobile.

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Mapping the Field is a series of research projects using mapping processes: typical for the car industry to produce fake wooden car interiors, hydro tranfer printing can also be applied to create standard patterns like carbon or marble. On show at Glasgow and Genève are spheres in aluminium and stainless steel, which give the illusion of slightly deformed textures ”questionning industrial processes and our perception of objects and materials. The impression of materials such as marble, wood and carbon are presented as a contemporary ‘Trompe l’oeil’ when applied to the surface of a series of Rovero’s objects.”

Adrien Rovero is the first of a cycle of five Lausanne-based designers at the Lighthouse.

The Lighthouse -Scotland’s Centre for Architecture, Design and the City- in 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, is open Monday, Wednesday to Saturday 10.30-17.00, Tuesdays 11.00-17.00 and Sundays 12.00-17.00.

Galerie Ormond, 21 rue des Bains, 1205 Genève in Switzerland is open Tuesday to Friday from 11.00-18.30 and Saturdays from 10.30-17.00. To know more about Adrien Rovero, read also Abitare’s 2008 October issue.

via Abitare

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