ROBERTO PALOMBA: Italian Industrial Designer: Talk + Tour
A Washington, DC International Design Festival Free Public Program
WED MAY 15 / 6PM
Talk + tour with reception to follow
Experience this unique opportunity to meet one of the world’s most prolific and sought-after product designers, direct from Milan. Roberto Palomba founded Milan-based Palomba Serafini Associati in 1994 with Ludovica Serafini. The high quality of their projects is their distinctive mark. They collaborate with the most prestigious design brands all over the world and the majority of their products designed since 1994 are still in production. Numerous awards such as Compasso D’Oro, Red Dot Award, Design Plus Award, Product Innovation Award, German Design Award, Elle Decoration International Design Award attest to their work. "Our goal is to design free projects, able to interact in an evident and immediate way with people who choose them. Our success is measured by the amount of people worldwide who have chosen to share their lives intimately with our products," says Palomba. He currently develops important residential architecture, contract, interior and yacht design projects worldwide. Palomba Serafini Associati clients include Boffi, Cappellini, Driade, Elica, Foscarini, KitchenAid, Kos, Laufen, Poltrona Frau, Samsung, Tubes, Zanotta and Zucchetti. Take a moment to walk through the exhibition with Palomba as he talks about his inspiration behind his pieces and responds to other objects throughout the show.
Sponsored by Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute