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Traces of Riccardo Giovanetti and Devayani Latey for Coppre

During 2016 Furniture Fair debut in Italy's new collection for copper tableware designed by Riccardo Giovanetti and Devayani Latey for Coppre.

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Design

Metal Band tables, designed by Michela and Paolo Baldessari for De Castelli

For the company, the De Castelli Baldessari designed the collection of tables metal TRIBE that, in spite of the material, has an image that borders ethereal transparency.

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Design

LED + Copper = Lederam, new lamps Catellani & Smith

Copper is the metal that absolute man sees from more time and with more intensity.

Coveted, and above all, for his peculiar pinkish or reddish, which gives it a warm and charming, copper is characterized by a high level of conductivity, resistance, making it one of the most versatile materials available today.

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Design

Simona Sacchi / Elephant

Elephant, of Simona Sacchi, Runner-up in the competition "Metal in Light" 2013 organized by Atelier Ten and by the Red Metalarch. The reddish color of copper has a strong evocative power, that bring to mind the hot African landscapes, First of all the Park Tsavo East, Kenya, with its clay and limestone. The elephants to protect against parasites they roll on the ground taking the pigment fiery. Hence the reference to antibacterial properties of copper, Which inhibits the proliferation of bacteria on its surface, reducing the number of germs that may transmit through the contact.

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Architecture

Fabio sheds / Gym La Fonte

On the outskirts of Sesto Fiorentino, near Florence, Italian architect Fabio sheds designed la gym "La Fonte", gym geometry simple and coated with a second skin copper thin.

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