It is wrong to think that "a pipe does not understand us" if it is Geberit, the leading Swiss group in sanitary technology that in Bologna, between 23 and 27 September, will present an installation created by architects. Michela Benaglia e Domenico Orefice (Benaglia + Orefice Studio) to reflect on the waste of water we all witness (and contribute!) On a daily basis. Hundreds of bottles of water hanging from the vault of an ancient room of the Ex Ospedale dei Bastardini (Via Massimo d'Azeglio 41) will give life to "Unaware fountains" with microphones and lights that will boost the suggestion made by the drops in space.
At the event for FuoriSalone 2012 Milan, the Swiss company launches Video Contest (Delivery extended until April 6 2012), About what makes the innovative design and the democratic dialectic between aesthetics and function.
Fly chair, winner of Promosedia International 2010, is a project by Domenico Orefice and Michela Benaglia, is inspired by an insect, with a hard bone structure and a softer "muscle" part. It is a chair that wants to combine craftsmanship tradition and new technological wooden materials.