Don’t miss Design-Apart’s Partners and Friends at Milan Design Week 2016!
April 2016 is a special month for Design-Apart. Last Saturday, April 2nd, 2016, at Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan, Stefano Micelli kicked off NEW CRAFT, one of this year exhibitions of La Triennale. Our partners Berto and .Exnovo present inside some of their creations that perfectly represent the combination
The world’s largest 3D-printed light has arrived!
We are often asked to explain what we do exactly that makes us different from others. This highly innovative custom-designed 3D-printed light, handcrafted in Italy by Exnovo’s artisans and presented few weeks ago in NYC is the perfect example. Months ago we visited for the first time an amazing townhouse in the neighborhood
Sofa4Manhattan Official Video is now online!
“I believe that we are living in a special moment, where handcraft is considered an added value. I think that working with artists makes it possible to create something of high quality, and today the quality of a product is what makes all the difference between one product and another”
Design-Apart Official Partner of Piercing Eyes | Distilled Art Pieces’ s Project debut in NYC
Design-Apart is the official partner of the international debut of Piercing Eyes | Distilled Art Pieces project in NYC. More than 50 works of art designed and realized by 15 Italian artists will be on show at the Stillfried Wien gallery, TriBeCa. Home accessories, fashion jewels and sculptures: all selected for
Design-Apart 3D Printing Special Event
Thank you to all who joined us last night for our 3D printing event! It was a pleasure to celebrate together the two new outstanding 3D printing projects of our partners: the custom designed light installation by Alessandro Zambelli and printed in Italy by .exnovo and our friend Monica Castiglioni’s
Making a new custom sofa in Italy. NYC Architect Tina Manis told us about her recent experience.
After working together on a few different design projects in New York, Architect Tina Manis involved Design-Apart and its Partner Berto in a unique project which requires designing a custom sofa for a special client’s living room. After a meeting between us in NYC right before summer, together with Filippo Berto we
Casa Flora: the video about the design phase of Design-Apart Academy first project
We are glad to present the video about the first part (the design phase) of Casa Flora Project in Venice, Italy. We worked in partnership with Hotel Flora, some amazing International design students, and our partner companies to design something truly unique for the penthouse Casa Flora located a few
Beyond the logic of turistic exploitation: our vision to design Casa Flora in Venice
Hotel Flora accepted the risky challenge of developing a visionary concept that goes beyond the logic of turistic exploitation of the city of Venice. This tired logic seems to be the only possible scenario for the city today: a sort of automatic-pilot trajectory that leaves no space of experimentation in
Design-Apart to Design Innovative Penthouse in Venice during Next Art Biennale
We’re very proud to announce that we officially started to work on an exciting new project in the most beautiful city in the world! During the upcoming Venice Art Biennale (May 6th to November 22nd), one of the world’s most famous art exhibitions, we are going to work in partnership
CasaMatera Project on Preview in Milan before London Official Launch
A few months ago when we started our project in Matera, we shared our believe with the entire team that small and medium enterprises cannot become international by only sending their products to global cities around the world.That’s simply not enough.We learned from our experience that each step, from the briefing
Sofa4Manhattan Collection: how a Crowdcrafting Experience can lead to a full Collection
The project Sofa4Manhattan started in January 2014 with a two-day workshop organized for 10 designers from around the world at the Design-Apart loft-showroom in New York and tasked with designing a Sofa inspired by Manhattan. Right from the beginning of the workshop that was dedicated to the brainstorming and the
Design-Apart Academy launch at Parsons NYC
On Tuesday, March 12th, at Parsons The New School for Design, we will launch Design-Apart Academy, a program to give international design graduates the opportunity to work in Italy with some of the best design manufacturers. As a first year, Design-Apart will invite 5 students from around the world to take part in a
The Design-Apart Workshop with Matera manufacturing companies, in the city European Culture Capital 2019.
After a 2-hour Skype call with some of the most interesting companies in Matera, we are finally able to announce the second part of the Matera Design-Apart Workshop aimed to enhance and internationalize the manufactiring companies in Matera, the City which has just been chosen to be the next European Culture
Dramatic retreat: the Fairfax residence in Woollahra (Sydney).
Coming across an architectural gem by coincidence is by far the most gratifying reward for all the lovers of impossible-to-replicate pieces, be either a house or a work-of-art. This happened to us last February during the contest stage with a Woollahra residence, once owned by James Fairfax, the philanthropic former
The Paddington Reservoir Gardens area in Sydney: love at first sight.
Welcome back, Spring! Despite the frequent and a bit pestering showers, we have had time to wander in our very-soon neighborhood, home of incomparable gems… From the notorious and striking park of the Paddington Reservoir Gardens – whose renewal won the prestigious 2009 Australian Award for Urban Design – to the wine bar 10 William
Design-Apart’s partner Leftover featured on Australian Magazine Inside Out.
From New York to Sidney via Palermo, Sicily: the amazing visibility of Design-Apart partner Leftover has no boundaries! If you have had the pleasure of sitting at our dinner table, here in our Manhattan loft in W 25rd street, you already know the work of Mr. Von Escher… the unique sectional table
Talking about Technogel. The Design-Apart interview with Eleonora Candilera.
We have already talked about Design-Apart partner Technogel, when we took a closer look at the Technogel mattress in our loft, and when we introduced the Technogel Experience event of July 23rd, here in our Manhattan showroom. During the Technogel Experience event, on July 23rd, we’ve had the chance to meet Eleonora
Design-Apart Australia on its way: great news from Sydney!
The Design-Apart contest regarding Australia has had an overwhelmingly positive reaction: Michele’s team is finding the ideal Design-Apart Sydney location among more than 130 applications. While they work hard and try to keep control of their excitement, let’s see in more depth the reason why they choose Sydney, and that particular part of
NYC July 23, 2014: save the date to meet a Made in Italy top handicraft and to enjoy a memorable experience.
We are very excited to announce an amazing double appointment, coming soon at our loft! On July 23rd, new yorkers will have the chance to get a hands-on experience of a fabolous product, something that only Italian genius could ever conceive… in the magical atmosphere of our showroom. We