PAOLA NAVONE (English, French, German, Italian and Spanish Edition)

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In her prized creations Milanese artist Paola Navone welds together the opposite tastes of eastern and western cultures to a global, multi-cultural mix of styles. She is an architect, a designer, an art director, an interior decorator. She has presented a host of exhibition and events, designing for the great names in Italian furniture such as Driade, Knoll, Alessi, Armani Casa and Zanotta. This monograph features a cross-section of her work.

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Paola Navone graduated in architecture from Turin Polytechnic in 1973 and went to work in Milan alongside the Italian design avant-garde, with Alessandro Mendini, Ettore Sottsass Jr. and Andrea Branzi. Soon she was designing for the big names in Italian furniture, brands like Driade, Alessi and Zanotta. Her success was seen not least in taking the prestigious Osaka International Design Award in 1983. In 2000 the German magazine Architektur & Wohnen named her Designer of the Year. Together with Guido Cappelini she founded her own company, Mondo, in 1988. And since 1998 she has been artistic director of the Italian furniture house Gervasoni, while continuing to pursue her own projects. Her output bears the imprint of solid training and impressive professional experience, but also of her own personal experiences and a most particular passion for the craft traditions of various cultures and epochs. Paola Navone spent 21 years living in Africa and Asia, and the influences she absorbed keep shimmering through her designs. Caroline Klein studied interior design in Florence and architecture at the Technical University of Munich. She has worked as an architect and also as an author and editor for international ar

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