WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Italian Design?

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Italy is known for its distinct sense of design. Furniture manufacturer Tagliabue, founded in 1879, has introduced it Emmemobili collection, which is an excellent example of this unusual design sensibility. The Emmemobili collection offers custom furniture solutions for businesses in the form of shaped, multi-layer woods in one of a kind products. In particular, “Evolution” (pictured below) was made to be recognized and handed down. So what is it? Described as “a unique, precious masterpiece, Evolution (designed by Ferruccio Laviani) is characterized by the combination of the hand-carved solid oak (natural or tinted) with the contrast of contemporary style. The look is enriched by handles in burnished brass.” Ok, so let’s see it from another angle…       Nope, I still don’t get it. Maybe this angle will help….         OH, I get it now… (no I don’t)…but I’m sure it’s beautiful, whatever it is.

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  1. Rick Walker says:

    This is really beautiful pieces of furniture art. I wonder how many people today would pay this sort of money for it.

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