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FLORENCE DESIGN WEEK - DESIGN VILLAGE II Edition / Florence, 24-29 May 2011

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FLORENCE DESIGN WEEK - DESIGN VILLAGE II Edition / Florence, 24-29 May 2011 it has been modified: 2011 June 04 di Benedict Flowers

Arrangements copyright, forms in action, research and innovative projects, designers, young, art, focus on environmental sustainability, performance, music and "Projects Made in Italy", a competition in partnership with the London Design Festival.
Design and ingenuity come together well in Florence, from the 24 29 May in the heart of the city. Intelligence, talent, but also want to be surprised and entertained. It's the recipe
FLORENCE DESIGN WEEKThe Design Festival dedicated to the future and to businesses. "We want to give value to design, promote and encourage their participation in the sensory and emotional," explains the artistic directors Alessandro Pumpo Mandolins and Marta, who for the second consecutive year they invited in Florence designers, architects, artists, companies and partners to offer visitors a look on the Italian and international design.

The opening of the event is scheduled for the day 24 15 May at Palazzo Medici Riccardi, to kick off a week of international days of Design.
More than 40 events and locations, the open-studios of designers and architects in the windows of shops and art galleries.
During 7 days will be given great attention to Lifestyles Green: Old Palace will host the conference-workshop "100% Sustainable", an appointment with internationally renowned architects that we can reach thanks to info-bike points, information points representing a clean and healthy way of getting around the city, through a series of contemporary art and itineraries dedicated to the four elements (Water, Earth, Air and Fire).
A young festival aimed at young people with the competition "Projects Made In Italy", wanted by the organizers to promote the production of our national design and export overseas winning ideas, through a partnership with the London Design Festival.
Among the big news this year the project "Life Design", whose mission is to support design projects, art and creativity to raise funds to those who need it most.

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The main partner of the festival, Design Author, propose formats of fun, with relevant companies of unconventional design in two locations suggestive ... Surprise and mystery of these events ...
E.Motional Design is the theme on which to rotate the Exposhow prepared by Ornella Sessa, between vintage and new trends manufacturing excellence of some Tuscan companies and international "scream" its presence in environments "ipersensoriali".
Each project is based on an original idea, that the Florence Design Week wants to rediscover. Drafts, sketches and reports dedicated to the creative process that allowed the construction of concrete work will be presented with art installations and design entitled "E-Stretch out your plans."
Fleurs Du Mal from the eclectic group, a performance estemporane and Flash Mob, to lanterns high in the sky for a creative fund-raising, visitors will be drawn every day and guided tours in 4 of the event.
Paths provided you can see the art and also enjoy it, with the design to eat, a project that was born when the invention is put on the table, with tastings in
suggestive Oblate Library at which visitors can sample everything with show-food in the company of chefs and designers.

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The event will also involve the territory: in the picturesque setting of the Grand Hotel Minerva will see "Design in transparency" through the glass, the water and ice; the National Library will be the "design for reading"; Villa La Vedetta will be back in the company of Artour-or with his garden author with breathtaking view of Florence; space to the future, with Space Hotel, in the project of the Royal College of Art in London, not to mention the many other events in prestigious locations like Florence Palazzo Borghese, Hotel Cellai, Gallery Tannaz, Nagalleria, Inhabited House and many more. Projects that, together with the International Area of ​​the complex Walled protagonists Italian and international artists. Last but not least, "Design for Kids", the design thought for the children, protagonists of a
creative workshop of games-design and furniture for children. From the guide book for all the Web Map virtual, so they become the physical locations and
Conceptual city, even in its night life enlivened by DJ set, performance, and design aperidesigns for shopping.

www.florencedesignweek.com

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