ISaloni 2019: magical Cristallo by Alessandro Mendini

One of the most striking interior items at the Milan furniture fair ISaloni 2019 was the Cristallo cupboard produced by Spanish design brand BD Barcelona Design factory.

Cupboard Cristallo, design Alessandro Mendini for BD Barcelona Design


Which designer could best express the essence of an object, its image, and its function by the stroke of a form? Maestro of Italian design Alessandro Mendini. Designed by Alessandro Mendini cupboard Cristallo is a ideal example of realized object’s essence in another object.

Cupboard Cristallo, design Alessandro Mendini for BD Barcelona Design

This is the sign’s painting and the sign’s form of the poetic object – a crystal glass. The buffet is included in the Art Editions collection and is produced by the BD Barcelona Design.

Cupboard Cristallo, design Alessandro Mendini for BD Barcelona Design
The Cristallo cupboard is veneered inside in sycamore, and outside, too, the fronts are painted in different colors, according to the concept. Partially colored parts of the surface are glossy lacquered, and partially satined.

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