Dimension L: h 22 cm 6 petals
Petalo Milky White Small Vase is a rounded vase that, thanks to some fine metal wires, when blown creates lobed shapes that resemble petals. Designed by Alessandro Mendini, Petalo comes in two sizes and six leaves in a polished finish to emphasize the beauty and transparency of the Murano blown glass.
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Alessandro Mendini was an Italian architect, designer, painter, journalist, critic and theorist of architecture and design, founder of theories and concepts concerning postmodern design, banal design and re-design. The protagonist of many cultural events in Italy in the seventies, he founded and joined movements and research groups such as Global Tools (in 1973) and Alchimia (in 1979). Founder and Director of some design magazines (Modo 1977 – 1979 and Ollo from 1988), he has also directed two important Italian architecture magazines (Casabella 1970 – 1976 and Domus 1979 -1985). In 1989, together with his brother Francesco, he founded Atelier Mendini in Milan: a studio that designs objects, furniture, installations, interiors, paintings, and architectures, collaborates with international companies and is a consultant for various industries in Europe and the Far East. Numerous writings as numerous awards and recognitions. For the value of his work, architect Mendini was named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in France, he received the Golden Compass for Career, the honour of the Architectural League (New York, 1983), The European Prize for Architecture in 2014 and, among others, the Laurea Honoris Causa at the Milan Polytechnic.