4 -11 MAY, 2017 . Via Montenapoleone, milano. italy

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AMO IL LINO will be held from 4 to 11 may 2017 in the heart of Milan: an event geared towards the general public, halfway between an artistic installation and an educational exhibition, devised by the designer Philippe Nigro.

The exhibition will present the different stages of flax transformation, a complex and perfectly controlled process from plant to yarn to fabric, finishing with a display of everyday objects. An exceptional installation, from the Piazetta Croce Rossa to the Piazza San Babila, all the way through Via Montenapoleone. A flax field for the very first time in Milan, and all steps of transformation via yarn and fabric, up to finished products. A spectacular overhead installation all along the 450m of the itinerary, of linen fabrics which will light up in the evenings.


Philippe Nigro is a French Designer. He works primarily between France and Italy. His work is characterized by the connection between the experimental research and pragmatic analysis of the expertise of the manufacturers with whom he works. He began his career alongside Michele De Lucchi with whom he participated in numerous projects for products, furniture, lighting, interior architecture, events, scenography. Today he collaborates with Ligne Roset, Cinna, Pernod-Ricard, Foscarini, De Padova, Baccarat, Hermes among others.


Philippe Nigro designed special solar outdoor lamps for the exhibition in collaboration with Maiori.





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