Dimore Gallery presents metallic Gabriella Crespi furniture amongst sand dunes - architecture and design

Dimore Gallery presents metallic Gabriella Crespi furniture amongst sand dunes



Milan's Dimore Gallery has reproduced seven pieces of furniture by artist Gabriella Crespi and installed them among piles of sand for an exhibition called Visioni.
The furniture is displayed across a number of rooms in what used to be the home of the Dimore Gallery's founders Emiliano Salci and Britt Moran, and is now a dedicated exhibition space.
The seven reissued pieces were originally designed by Crespi in the 1970s and include a mushroom-shaped lamp, a geometric wall sconce and a number of tables, made from brass, bronze and lacquer.

Born in 1922, Crespi was an influential Italian designer working across furniture, jewellery and sculpture who died in 2017. Fans of her designs, Salci and Moran approached Crespi's daughter Elisabetta with the idea of reproducing some of works. "We've always been big admirers of Crespi's work and we've collected a few of her things. It's so beautiful, it's very chic and understated but also very timeless and glamorous," said Moran to Dezeen. "It's the complete opposite end of the spectrum to our other collections."
There are currently seven pieces in production, but the gallery plans to expand the collection in the future.

Currently the collection includes the brass Tavolo Scultura rectangular, oval and small oval tables, and the mushroom-like Fungo lamp in plexiglass and brass that comes in various different sizes.
Alongside these are the Cubo Tondo low table made from steel and ivory-coloured lacquer, a bronze and ...
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