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Call under 35

For the XXI Triennale International Exhibition (2016), La Triennale di Milano has announced an international Call for architects, product or fashion designers, film-makers, artists, performers or musicians Under 35. The Call was open to practitioners and professionals from all over the world born on or after 1 november 1980. The most original and innovative Italian and international projects are on view at the Fabbrica del Vapore from 2 april to 12 september in the exhibition New Craft.

273 COLLECTION
4P1B DESIGN STUDIO (SIMONE FANCIULLACCI)

273 COLLECTION

A practical method for turning metal into different shapes, with as little energy wasted as possible: a series of vases whose shape depends on how the water inside them expands at a temperature of 273 °K or 0 °C.

HACKING HOUSEHOLDS 2.0 CLONING OBJECTS
LEONARDO AMICO, THIBAULT BREVET, JESSE HOWARD, TILEN SEPICˇ

HACKING HOUSEHOLDS 2.0 CLONING OBJECTS

An alternative scenario to patents and intellectual property: an object that controls its own reproduction, incorporating all necessary information. Graphic interface and software enable investigation of its components and the 3D files needed for reproduction.

GRAN TURISMO LAMP
DAVIDE GIULIO AQUINI

GRAN TURISMO LAMP

A minimalist lamp dedicated to the Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Gran Turismo, made from traditional materials. The project is the end result of a workshop and was documented live, thanks to photos and videos posted on social networks that thus offered insight into buyers preferences and tastes.

BREAD BOARDS FOR TASTINGS
JHAN CARLOS ARANCIBIA

BREAD BOARDS FOR TASTINGS

Focus on the interpretation of woodworking thanks to the vertical cut of this material (milling). The challenge consists in representing the artisan’s craft while adding a touch of contemporary design, such as the texture on the surface of this recycled wood.

INCANTO
FRANCESCO ARDINI

INCANTO

This traditional ceramic plate can be virtually decorated by the users by means of an app for tablet or mobile phone. Progress renews traditional pottery decoration processes. We are trapped in a technological enchantment, both virtual and real.

UNIWEB
ALBERTO ARLANDI

UNIWEB

Thanks to web design, the system of grids—structures that help to speed up the production process—have multiplied. Ungrid, created by designer Massimo Vignelli, is a possible solution to the plurality and obsolescence of these systems caused by the ageing of technology.

MICROTOPIE
GAIA ASCONE, SILVIA SANCHIETTI

MICROTOPIE

The demonstration of how architecture can create relationships even in the microdimension. The concept of minimum space is translated into twenty microarchitectures: communal sites and services—the fair and the city—inhabit two different dimensions of time and space and generate different interactions and visions.

EPOCA SKATEBOARD
GABRIELE BASEI

EPOCA SKATEBOARD

A collection of three wooden skateboards created by master artisans, unique pieces for customization. In this fusion of craftsmanship and fashion a fundamental role is played by laser-cut finishes, stitching, and two-tone coverings in a houndstooth pattern.

DIGITAL UNCONSCIOUS
MARCO BASSAN

DIGITAL UNCONSCIOUS

An artistic installation that opens debate on the role of design in the new era of technological production. Is it really necessary for machines to have their own creativity? An audiovisual immersion where the visitor is brought closer to the concepts of digital and human subconscious.

REORIENTXPRESS
ANTONIO BERNACCHI, ALICIA LAZZARONI

REORIENTXPRESS

Reorientxpress is a journey of dialogues along an overland trip of 20.000 km through 13 countries from Singapore to Mongolia. It collected the view of 90 contributors of different cultures, disciplines, ages, races, focusing on the current role of design and promoting debate between East and West.

BTM03 VENICE>>FUTURE
BREAKING THE MOULD

BTM03 VENICE>>FUTURE

The traditional process of glass blowing teams with 3D printing technology, a tool for creating pottery modules. The materials are combined at each production stage, allowing for greater customization thanks to the contribution of different abilities.

CUCINALEGGERA
STEFANO CARTA VASCONCELLOS

CUCINALEGGERA

Anyone can put together a slot-in kitchen, easy to assemble and low cost. Thanks to FabLabs and 3D-printing technology, anyone can construct it and adapt it to a wide range of settings, from the home to coworking spaces.

SUGAR FROM A C2C WORLD
CLAUDEVERETT (ZUI TAO, CLAUDIO GATTO)

SUGAR FROM A C2C WORLD

Five hundred kinds of sugar bought on China’s biggest online shopping platform bring to light the differences between Chinese and Italian purchasing habits. Europeans prefer local products while the Chinese buy goods from all over the world with a simple click.

GAINED IN TRANSLATION
EDWARD CROOKS

GAINED IN TRANSLATION

Understanding design as an anthropological process: six objects joined by unexpected links. Each object tells its own story, its own production procedure, and then on to the next object. This creates a chain that reveals the stories of those who produce these objects.

SUPERLOCAL
ANDREA DE CHIRICO

SUPERLOCAL

Local production will be the trend of the future: lower costs and greater environmental and social feasibility. It creates connections, generates economic and social values. These objects, made from local materials picked up on a simple bike trip, are an experiment in this direction.

MEDONIA: THE SUSTAINABLE DESIGN FOR THE SAFEGUARD OF THE POSIDONIA OCEANICA
CLELIA DE SIMONE

MEDONIA: THE SUSTAINABLE DESIGN FOR THE SAFEGUARD OF THE POSIDONIA OCEANICA

An innovative system that reuses the vegetal biomasses that cover the rocky Mediterranean coasts. The economic sustainability of this source is important, as it in fact reduces waste and sediment, helping to preserve the natural environment.

MILAN IN A ROOM (CITY IN A ROOM)
BURO501 (DALIA DUKANAC, IVANA JELIC)

MILAN IN A ROOM (CITY IN A ROOM)

An interactive installation that depicts the city as somewhere constantly recreated by society. A combination of manual drawing techniques and digital technology, Milan is projected onto the screen. Users take part by drawing new layers onto a preset urban scene.

ARABESQUE
HAGAR ELAZARI

ARABESQUE

A dynamic installation that alternates parts of the same pattern to create new designs. Harking back to traditional Middle-eastern decorations, the past meets innovation: sixteen neon strands linked to each other light up to generate the arabesque motif.

OTAKU
TAL ENGEL

OTAKU

A bathtub in pressed woven veneer sheet inspired by traditional boat building techniques and based on contemporary production technologies. Great attention has been paid to the language of the materials, functionality, and traditional Asian esthetics in an industrial context.

FABTERRE
FABINITALY (GIOVANNI DIELE)

FABTERRE

Digital pottery that explores the borderline between the idea of artifact, digital model, and manufacture. An artisan process from southern Italy meets the potential of 3D technology, resulting in unique pieces with the methods and costs of industrial production.

RUINS
RANA FEGHALI

RUINS

Inspired by the urban reality of Beirut during the civil war. The two textiles and three felt garments recall buildings torn apart by the fighting. Esthetic experimentation is part of a broader project that intends to recuperate different textile traditions and present them in a modern key.

FLOW (CHAIR), FLOW (HANGING LAMP), CIRCLE (MIRROR), RED (SCULPTURE), RED 20 (HAIR PIN), TWINS (HAIR PIN), SPARROW (HAIR PIN)
CHENG-TSUNG FENG

FLOW (CHAIR), FLOW (HANGING LAMP), CIRCLE (MIRROR), RED (SCULPTURE), RED 20 (HAIR PIN), TWINS (HAIR PIN), SPARROW (HAIR PIN)

Bamboo working gets a makeover: traditional techniques become experiences to transform into contemporary design. Handworked in Taiwan, the bamboo is upgraded and used for constructing products suitable for modern life, linking local with global.

THE REBOOTS
ALESSANDRO FONTE IN COLLABORAZIONE CON SHAWNETTE POE

THE REBOOTS

Waste residues from lasercutting machines become part of a new creation process and are given a second life. The waste element confers on these works an indeterminacy that makes each creation unique. These are not so much finished products, but open structures.

DIGITAL FABRICATION AS A DRIVER OF URBAN TRASFORMATION
NAYELI GALINDO CANO

DIGITAL FABRICATION AS A DRIVER OF URBAN TRASFORMATION

Urban inventions become elements for the introduction of change: bringing manufacture and industries back into the city centers. Principles drawn from the world of architecture and town planning are dislocated and assimilated into digital production processes to be merged into the environment we live in.

LET’S OPEN THE DESIGN. AN INQUIRY ABOUT DESIGN AND OPENNESS
SILVIA GASPAROTTO

LET’S OPEN THE DESIGN. AN INQUIRY ABOUT DESIGN AND OPENNESS

An investigation developed to help us better understand contemporary design, an ecosystem composed of different experiences such as open design, cocreation and participation options, and online platforms. Real facts describe the impact of the above on design and production.

PAPER CROCHET CHAIR, MILLION LOOPS, LOOPED PILE SEAT, STRETCH LOUNGE
MARILYN GREAR (RISD, RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN)

PAPER CROCHET CHAIR, MILLION LOOPS, LOOPED PILE SEAT, STRETCH LOUNGE

Grear’s investigation into the use of soft materials in interior design projects is visually documented by an exhibition that explains their story and production process. Quality and tradition create added value, in contrast with massproduced consumer goods.

PROTOPLAST
GYRE (GIUSEPPE AREZZI, LORENZO SALAMONE)

PROTOPLAST

A reflection on the nature of time, on ancient Sicilian folklore, on the interaction between chaos and order in the creation of universal forms. A return to the primordial: bowls and objects modeled in wood, ash, flour, and plaster make us think about the evolution of our civilization.

ABITARE L’ORTO
BELINDA HAJDINI, ADEY FICHERA

ABITARE L’ORTO

Technology and design are here used to solve problems linked to the production of fruit and vegetables, innovating the relationship between contemporary individuals and the environment they inhabit. The project identifies a possible future scenario in which humanity rethinks its relationship with food.

IDYLLIC SUMMER COLLECTION
REZZAN HASOGLU

IDYLLIC SUMMER COLLECTION

The Venetian technique of glass working was assimilated and reinterpreted in the eighteenth century by the Ottoman Empire, resulting in a new style called Çesm-i Bülbül featuring a striped pattern. The color of these vases recalls the Aegean coasts and the Greek islands.

SOLARI, NEXT GENERATION SUSTAINABLE OUTDOOR SOLAR COOKING
BODIN HON

SOLARI, NEXT GENERATION SUSTAINABLE OUTDOOR SOLAR COOKING

Closer to sustainable cuisine. A modern food heater and cooker that uses solar energy: simple to use, portable, and environmentally aware. A model that uses natural resources as an alternative to the inefficiency of the traditional, expensive, and unhealthy way of cooking.

QUASI UN FORNO
ILMOTOREDIRICERCA (ROSA TRICARICO)

QUASI UN FORNO

Revamping of the communal areas in part of the Borgo San Nicola prison in Lecce: the inmates were involved in a project to create a quasi-oven that simulates structure and cooking, as proof of the adaptive strategies they have developed during their time there.

BRIGGS FAMILY TEA SERVICE
TRENT JANSEN PER BROACHED COMMISSIONS

BRIGGS FAMILY TEA SERVICE

This tea service tells the story of the Briggs family who, having lived in Australia during colonialism, had to adopt certain stratagems to survive cultural collision. The service becomes a microcosm that exemplifies numerous aspects of the relations between colonists and aborigines.

SEISMOMETABLE
JAILMAKE

SEISMOMETABLE

The table is controlled by RSS technology that communicates when and where in the world an earthquake is happening. The effects of natural disasters can impact our daily lives, even from a distance of millions of kilometers. The table shakes accordingly in real time.

MOLECOLA DESIGN FOR RESPONSIVE SURFACE
CECILIA LALATTA COSTERBOSA, BEATRICE ROCCETTI CAMPAGNOLI, LAURA MACCHI

MOLECOLA DESIGN FOR RESPONSIVE SURFACE

An architecture that models its shape around stimuli it receives from the surrounding environment: this dynamic structure is generated by the interaction between the user and the surface, which changes its configuration according to the user’s response to the stimuli.

DUST MATTER(S)
LUCIE LIBOTTE

DUST MATTER(S)

Dust meets pottery: a waste product becomes an innovative material. Adding dust using the layering technique typical of pottery production creates unique pieces that tell the history and geography of the place the dust was collected.

BEHIND WOOD
GIACOMO MOOR

BEHIND WOOD

An educational installation–workshop that reveals the production process. Visitors can see professionals from different sectors at work and compare the various techniques they employ, thus exploring the relationship between creator, object, and consumer.

ÇA MARCHE! PUBLIC TRANSPORT AS THE NEW PUBLIC SPACE
FABIO NEGRI, MARCO NEGRI

ÇA MARCHE! PUBLIC TRANSPORT AS THE NEW PUBLIC SPACE

A transport system planned as a dynamic public area meets the necessity of strengthening potential relationships between the city and its people. Bus stations might host artworks or interactive exhibitions. In the city of the future simple journeys will be transformed into total experiences.

THE GROWING LAB, MYCELIA
OFFICINA CORPUSCOLI (MAURIZIO MONTALTI)

THE GROWING LAB, MYCELIA

A concept based on craftsmanship and its biotechnological potential. Unique everyday objects, made from pure materials, exploit the transformation of organic elements. A move away from the traditional concept of industrial production towards an innovative model.

ROBOTIC WOMAN NURSING A BABY
FRANCESCO PACELLI

ROBOTIC WOMAN NURSING A BABY

The antique and contemporary meet. Pacelli uses the 3D printer to exploit formal and geometric expressive possibilities. The Robotic Woman is finished in terra sigillata, originally a Greco- Roman technique that waterproofs pottery.

WOOD+PLASTIC CUTLERY
RICCARDO RANDI

WOOD+PLASTIC CUTLERY

Cutlery set in wood and bioplastic, materials that mean lower costs and less pollution, an original project. The end user is proactive in the project as the set is modular.

BLEND
GABRIELE ROSA

BLEND

Development of innovative methods for working wood, applied primarily to furnishings. Integration of different techniques and technologies: CNC milling, 3D printing, plywood folding, and laser cutting.

AVANTI ARTIGIANI
TERESA SALA

AVANTI ARTIGIANI

A documentary produced by the Bassetti Foundation in collaboration with the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia featuring twenty-two artisan companies in Lombardy. A rich, multifaceted scene depicting quality and value, new technologies and the oldest of techniques.

DESIGN MEETS SICILY COLLECTION (TRUPPY / BAROQEAT / LE CAVAGNE LAMPS)
SALVATORE SPATARO

DESIGN MEETS SICILY COLLECTION (TRUPPY / BAROQEAT / LE CAVAGNE LAMPS)

A new take on elements in Sicilian culture, a mixed approach that keeps alive the memory and history of the article while innovating it. The values of tradition become tangible in shapes, finishes, and contemporary colors.

ALFREDO
STUDIO TAGMI (DANILO LEONARDI, VALENTINA ANTINORI)

ALFREDO

A reflection on ancient Italian kitchens and their adaptation to modern interiors with small workspaces. It becomes the symbol of a renewed passion for culinary culture. Technology allows products to be customized, but at the same time we are seeing a return to craftsmanship.

NEANDERTHAL
STUDIO TRUO (PAOLO UBOLDI)

NEANDERTHAL

A home production system was developed to test the limits and possible implementation of new manufacturing systems. Linear design-fabricationconsumer production has changed and new manufacturing possibilities open up on the horizon. What will be the new role played by the designer?

SONORITÀ SOMMERSE
TFTFCOLLECTIVE (DAVIDE BELLOTTI, RICCARDO CAVALLARO, ANTONINO RIZZO)

SONORITÀ SOMMERSE

A study into the soundscape that surrounds the Metauro, the longest river on the Marches side of the Apennines. Sounds and noises have been recorded from its banks for years, with the aim of creating a new awareness of this area and allowing local residents to convey the uniqueness of their valley.

DESIGN FOR SUPERHEROES. FASHION FOR ALL
ISIA FASHION COURSE

DESIGN FOR SUPERHEROES. FASHION FOR ALL

A future-looking project that focuses on people. The ISIA students have designed a line of clothing for special people, studying their habits and trying to imagine their everyday difficulties. Just a few expedients and preventative measures make getting dressed easier.

ANOMALIE. INDAGINE E SPERIMENTAZIONE PER UN APPROCCIO CRITICO AGLI ERRORI NEI PROCESSI PRODUTTIVI
FRANCESCO TOSELLI

ANOMALIE. INDAGINE E SPERIMENTAZIONE PER UN APPROCCIO CRITICO AGLI ERRORI NEI PROCESSI PRODUTTIVI

Production errors and marks have always reduced the value of an article but they should actually be considered as elements that tell the tale of the production process. This project uses critical analysis to investigate conventional production technologies, examining unexplored possibilities.

ABICIDI TIPOGRAFIA. LETTERPRESS FOR KIDS
MARIA ZARAMELLA (ASSOCIAZIONE ABICIDI)

ABICIDI TIPOGRAFIA. LETTERPRESS FOR KIDS

Educational typographic printing workshops for kids: movable type printing becomes a creative tool that strengthens the expression and communication processes in children. Letters are no longer abstract images, but physical entities to be handled, colored, printed, and composed.

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