Collection of Handicrafted Design. "Design Meets Sicily" reinterpreting Culture and Tradition - DesignOnWeb
Architect Salvatore Spataro designs the "Design Meets Sicily" collection for the living room, reinterpreting elements and characters of traditional Sicilian culture in a modern way, through the collaboration of expert craftsmen.
Entirely produced in Italy, the "Design Meets Sicily" collection reinterprets in a modern way elements and characters of traditional Sicilian culture. Architect Salvatore Spataro designs the collection of objects for the living room, through the collaboration of experienced craftsmen.
A ceramic spinning top in hand cast and enamelled ceramic is the first object in the collection. It comes from the classic wooden spinning top, popularly called "truppietto", one of the most popular children's games, hence the name Truppy. Revised with a contemporary look and at the same time taken out of its context, it loses its imperfect and rustic character, to assume a more elegant and precious structure.
High quality porcelain, produced in Florence for the Baroqeat collection consisting of 12 decorated dishes, through the decal technique. The graphics represent some of the most beautiful plans of Sicilian baroque churches with a main plan. The selection was made through numerous researches and also represents a tribute to the architectural heritage of Noto, the birthplace of the architect.
From the small containers in cane and fig wood that street vendors used to transport ricotta to Sicily, the collection of Le Cavagne Lamp pendants is born. In the tradition and in their actual supposition, Cavagnes are never hung on the wall individually, but rather in clusters, which is why the Designer proposes a lighting structure composed of several elements.
Tradition and design increasingly tend to meet, giving new life to traditional objects that would otherwise be lost. Thanks to the Designer's research in this instance, the traditional becomes an object to be enjoyed.
Photography and Architecture. Details and glimpses to be seen upwards, between lights and shadows through the camera
Interior design for the Dental Clinic in Sydney. The wooden element combines aesthetics and functionality