Title Massimo Mariani: Progetti 1980-2005
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition new
Publisher Florence Verbavolant 2006
Seller ID 1892
Hardcover with dust jacket, 24 by 30 cm, 232 pp., illus. Dual language edition in English and Italian. New, sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. Oversize book that will require additional postage for overseas shipping. From the publisher: “The architecture and design of Massimo Mariani is characterized by intriguing forms and bold colors. Objects designed by Mariani have won several awards and have been displayed in galleries and museums throughout the world. Mariani’s varied architectural projects include private residences, museums, and corporate offices. Massimo Mariani: Progetti 1980–2005 covers the first twenty-five years of activity by this Tuscan designer. Included are his early works done with Studio Stilema, which was dedicated to realizing experimental furniture, and projects from the heart of his career, which has been focused on interior design and architecture. Often Mariani’s commissions are for buildings in banal suburban settings but his expressive architecture incorporates color and luminosity to counterbalance the surroundings. The architect also applies this methodology to his interiors resulting in spaces that are bright, open, and animated. The book includes an introduction by architecture critic Lara-Vinca Masini that reconstructs the cultural context of Mariani’s work, beginning with his experiences in the sixties and seventies with the Radical Architecture movement in Florence.” (os) Dust jacket present.