La Manufacture at the Poldi Pezzoli Museum

Presented during the Design Week, the exhibition created by Luca Nichetto is a journey through the history of the French brand

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01/07/2022 - “871 days, 50 products, 17 designers and 1 single color. A temporary exhibition conceived by Luca Nichetto" is the La Manufacture exhibition presented at the Poldi Pezzoli Museum on the occasion of Milan Design Week 2022. The exhibition is a fascinating journey through the history of the French brand led by Robert Acouri, created with the aim of involve excellent designers to enhance the French allure and Italian mastery.

La Manufacture’s multidisciplinary creative bent led by the vision, intuition and design credentials of its artistic director Luca Nichetto take on a new meaning displayed against the marvelous backdrop of 19th-century rooms of the Museo Poldi Pezzoli. A selection of the firm’s 50-piece collection of design objects by internationally acclaimed designers engages in a conversation with the surrounding space inside the two-story palazzo creating visually enticing clashes and aesthetic assonances.

Envisioning La Manufacture as a dynamic creative hub and construction site with a work in progress quality, Luca Nichetto retraces its design evolution and perfecting ethos selecting a single orange nu- ance, drawn from men at work’s orange vests, for new iterations of the firm’s iconic pieces rendered for the show in the specially created zingy tone, which marks a visual and conceptual fil rouge guiding the audience through La Manufacture’s design credentials.

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