World Live Cooking Day

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March 10th, 2011 6:00pm – 8:00pm WPA Chicago presents: The World Live Cooking Day: a culinary marathon from New Zealand to California that teams Kitchen Design with agro-food made in Italy. Arclinea showrooms will progressively come to life through the “Live Cooking Show,” presented by Arclinea in collaboration with the Italian Ministry for Agriculture. Selected chefs of restaurants renowned for …

Cassina and Le Corbusier: The Culture of Wood Crafting

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Cassina continues its exploration and research of Le Corbusier’s vast collection of work with a study of creations by the great architect and designer during the 1950’s. Wood is the underlying theme, a material which Le Corbusier began to use once he reached full artistic maturity, rediscovering nature and turning his work towards elementary and archetypical items.

Cassina Re-Launches Superleggera Chair

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Fall 2010 The main event of the fall of 2010 is the re-launch of its historic masterpieces, the 699 Superleggera Chair, designed in 1957 by Gio Ponti. A timeless chair that is now proposed in new versions with the same structural and quality features that reflect the original ideas of Gio Ponti.

Arclinea Presents Spatia Kitchen Designed by Antonio Citterio

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April 2010 Spatia is the all-pervading kitchen. Increasingly the hub of the home, it evolves and becomes discreet. Pushing living horizons to conceal its functions with weightless light filled rooms, suspended base units, sliding systems and recessed doors, Spatia allows the different rooms in the home, storage and service areas to integrate perfectly

Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999) – Designer, Photographer, Activist

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July 2010 Charlotte Perriand was one of the most innovative interior architects and furniture designers of the 20th century. The museum Fur Gestaltung Zurich presents a wide-ranging overview of works by this major protagonist of Modernism—a movement which strove not just for innovations in form, but the same time for the improvement of social conditions and quality of life.