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Projects

  • FAR is a parasitic entity — an experiment in design infiltrating Nilufar, one of most celebrated international galleries. Building on the seminal pilot project in 2018, from April ‘19 exhibition has enveloped the cavernous void of Nilufar Depot, disruptively subverting the established order of the gallery’s programs.
    FAR is a voyage into a galaxy of emergent designers. It embraces the work of individuals who often operate as collectives - forming, dissolving and regrouping fluidly and open-endedly. It is a temporary collective of collectives that captures a snapshot of a new generation. FAR subliminally echoes the radical experiments of a previous generation, one that understood design as a language capable of transcending the basic logic of consumption in order to operate instead, on the level of political thought.

    FAR is curated by Studio Vedèt, who also developed a visual identity inspired by the same obsessions explored by the 10 participating designers: Alberto Vitelio, Audrey Large, Bram Vanderbeke, Destroyers / Builders, Johan Viladrich, Julien Manaira, Michael Schoner, Odd Matter, Thomas Ballouhey and Wendy Andreu. FAR's exhibition design is by Space caviar.
  • Bernhard Schobinger (Zurich, b.1946) is among the most important protagonists of contemporary art jewelry. Schobinger subjects the piece of jewelry to a radical reconsideration, overturning the traditional codes nearly to the point of destroying them. His first Milanese solo show was held at the studio of Turi Simeti in anticipation of the opening of the Martina Simeti Gallery. Studio Vedèt created the visual identity for the exhibition and an ad hoc website. Employing a language similar to that used by the artist, one of rebellion against tradition.
  • Alice Stori Liechtenstein has converted her home, the Austrian Castle Schloss Hollenegg, into a residency program focused on emerging experimental designers. Now in its third edition, Schloss Hollenegg for Design has invited young designers to consider the palace and its history as a means to investigate the significance of what we leave behind. The exhibition “Legacy” looks at both the past and the future to explore the importance of heritage, in personal and collective terms. Studio Vedèt conceptualized, designed and art directed the exhibition catalogue, exploring contemporary representations of the castle’s antique objects.
  • During Fuorisalone 2018, ALCOVA opened the doors of one of Milan’s most historic panettone factories to the public. The complex’s vast spaces - partly taken over by plants and vegetation - hosted projects by designers, institutions, galleries, and companies working at the avant-garde of themes such as contemporary living, design culture, materials, and technological innovation.

    Along with Space Caviar, Studio Vedèt curated and produced the exhibition for which Vedèt created a visual identity in which bold fluorescent coloured forms, shaped as alcoves hover over images in a multi-layered website. This represents the powerful synergies and overlapping entities of the old factory and the contemporary projects which it contains.

    alcova.xyz
  • Studio Vedèt created the web identity, content strategy and interactive web platform for the legendary Milanese bar.
    The project includes a series of online exhibitions featuring renowned designers, artists and writers. Each of the three exhibitions to date features a varied collection of photography, writings, fonts, drawings, tokens and etc. A bespoke visual identity for each exhibition creates an unexpected user experience.
    The website – which was featured in several international magazines – is an ongoing project, growing year after year with new exhibitions.

    barbasso.com
  • From naming, to visual identity, to wayfinding, the catalogue and the website, Studio Vedèt is designing every component of the communication strategy for Sommet, the New Salon for Contemporary Art. With only vintage imagery of the striking Hotel Maloja Palace at our disposal, we used them within a modern interface to create a contemporary experience suitable for the newborn event which will debut in St. Moritz next February.

    sommet.art
  • A new brand born out of the company Lidi which boasts over half a century of expertise in metal carpentry. Fucina is decisively committed to experimentation and quality design. Fucina wishes to pursue new challenges through collaboration with various designers under the artistic direction of Maddalena Casadei.
    In the first collection called Digest, weldings, joints, and seams disappear in in an attempt to eliminate the industrial quality of the metal in favor of a formal and visual lightness. These works embody the oxymoron of robust lightness.
    Studio Vedèt drew inspiration from this vision to design the website and the catalog for the collection exhibited at Milan’s FuoriSalone 2018.

    fucinadesign.com
  • Studio Vedèt participated in the creation of the identity and designed the online platform for Fatto-Bene, an original archive and e-commerce dedicated to the “Archetypes of Italian Everyday Life” (legendary industrial products that have stood the test of time). Thanks to its simple but strong identity, the project was internationally successful and recognised by experts of anonymous design such Jasper Morrinson, design critics like Alice Rawsthorn and has found space within the design shops of important museums.

    fatto-bene.com
  • The collaboration with the gallery SEE••DS (SpecialEventsExhibits••DesignStore) lasted from 2016 to 2018. In those years the gallery operated a space in South Kensington bringing a contemporary project to a picturesque and traditional London district. SEE••DS moved between design and art, adopting an experimental approach which started with a physical transformation of the gallery (curated by Carol Rabolli Pansera) into two spaces (SEE and DS), distinct but adjoined, presented two different ways of exhibiting objects and works. The creative and design consultancy was started as Actant Visuelle and continued by Studio Vedèt until the summer of 2018, involving some of the most compelling contemporary designers such as: Martino Gamper, Max Lamb, Francois Dumas, Odd Matter, Pietro Russo, Max Frommeld, OS&OOS... and others.
  • META - Curation, Graphic Design


    The exhibition META curated by Studio Vedèt in collaboration with the galleries SEE••DS and Salvatore Lanteri, explored the theme of meta-communication.

    The pieces gathered in this exhibition seemed like unusual meta-linguistic operations. It was difficult to find a precise meaning in their forms, or rather non-forms, and they appeared to be gestures or pretexts for thinking about the material they were made of – sensual pleasures in glass and gas; morbose and inextricable intertwining of cement and foam; bold chalk acrobatics; overflowing and uncontrollable ceramics; then, associations between the spheres of granite dust, marble and concrete.

    Works by Odd Matter, Jochen Holz, Duccio Maria Gambi, Aneta Regel, Karin Karinson, DWA Design Studio.
  • Designed by De Allegri and Fogale for FuoriSalone 2017, the installation Mystical Solace was a presentation of symbolic, surreal and haptic objects. Stairs that ascend into empty space, thresholds that offer transformation, boulders that pose as talismans, stones as mirrors.
    Set up like a mausoleum, a wink to spiritual allusions, the gesture was a demonstration of irony and power in the very heart of commercial Milan.
    Studio Vedèt and Matteo Fiorini curated the project for Casone, a leader in mining, cutting, processing, and fabrication of stone.

    360.studiovedet.com
  • Together with Jerszy Seymour, Erasmus Scherjon, Stephane Barbier Bouvet and Emanuele Braga, Valentina Ciuffi (now Studio Vedèt) activated and coordinated the workings of "The Wandering School". The project was a non-stop performance running continuously from April 1 to 17, 2016, (between successes and failures), by the students of the Amsterdam-based "Dirty Art Department", in conjunction with the MiArt and Salone del Mobile events in Milan. The experiment harked back to the most unconventional and radical school experiences and ironically made reference to Sidney Pollack's masterpiece They Shoot Horses, Don't they?! (This project was developed with Actant Visuelle).

Far 2019

FAR is a parasitic entity — an experiment in design infiltrating Nilufar, one of most celebrated international galleries. Building on the seminal pilot project in 2018, from April ‘19 exhibition has enveloped the cavernous void of Nilufar Depot, disruptively subverting the established order of the gallery’s programs.
FAR is a voyage into a galaxy of emergent designers. It embraces the work of individuals who often operate as collectives - forming, dissolving and regrouping fluidly and open-endedly. It is a temporary collective of collectives that captures a snapshot of a new generation. FAR subliminally echoes the radical experiments of a previous generation, one that understood design as a language capable of transcending the basic logic of consumption in order to operate instead, on the level of political thought.

FAR is curated by Studio Vedèt, who also developed a visual identity inspired by the same obsessions explored by the 10 participating designers: Alberto Vitelio, Audrey Large, Bram Vanderbeke, Destroyers / Builders, Johan Viladrich, Julien Manaira, Michael Schoner, Odd Matter, Thomas Ballouhey and Wendy Andreu. FAR's exhibition design is by Space caviar.
Curation,
Design Consultancy,
Identity
2019

Bernhard Schobinger

Bernhard Schobinger (Zurich, b.1946) is among the most important protagonists of contemporary art jewelry. Schobinger subjects the piece of jewelry to a radical reconsideration, overturning the traditional codes nearly to the point of destroying them. His first Milanese solo show was held at the studio of Turi Simeti in anticipation of the opening of the Martina Simeti Gallery. Studio Vedèt created the visual identity for the exhibition and an ad hoc website. Employing a language similar to that used by the artist, one of rebellion against tradition.
Identity,
Website Design and Development,
Invitation
2018

Legacy

Alice Stori Liechtenstein has converted her home, the Austrian Castle Schloss Hollenegg, into a residency program focused on emerging experimental designers. Now in its third edition, Schloss Hollenegg for Design has invited young designers to consider the palace and its history as a means to investigate the significance of what we leave behind. The exhibition “Legacy” looks at both the past and the future to explore the importance of heritage, in personal and collective terms. Studio Vedèt conceptualized, designed and art directed the exhibition catalogue, exploring contemporary representations of the castle’s antique objects.
Catalog,
Art Direction
2018

Alcova 2018

During Fuorisalone 2018, ALCOVA opened the doors of one of Milan’s most historic panettone factories to the public. The complex’s vast spaces - partly taken over by plants and vegetation - hosted projects by designers, institutions, galleries, and companies working at the avant-garde of themes such as contemporary living, design culture, materials, and technological innovation.

Along with Space Caviar, Studio Vedèt curated and produced the exhibition for which Vedèt created a visual identity in which bold fluorescent coloured forms, shaped as alcoves hover over images in a multi-layered website. This represents the powerful synergies and overlapping entities of the old factory and the contemporary projects which it contains.

alcova.xyz
Exhibition,
Artistic Direction,
Website,
Identity
2018

Bar Basso

Studio Vedèt created the web identity, content strategy and interactive web platform for the legendary Milanese bar.
The project includes a series of online exhibitions featuring renowned designers, artists and writers. Each of the three exhibitions to date features a varied collection of photography, writings, fonts, drawings, tokens and etc. A bespoke visual identity for each exhibition creates an unexpected user experience.
The website – which was featured in several international magazines – is an ongoing project, growing year after year with new exhibitions.

barbasso.com
Website Design and Development
2015 - 2018

Sommet

From naming, to visual identity, to wayfinding, the catalogue and the website, Studio Vedèt is designing every component of the communication strategy for Sommet, the New Salon for Contemporary Art. With only vintage imagery of the striking Hotel Maloja Palace at our disposal, we used them within a modern interface to create a contemporary experience suitable for the newborn event which will debut in St. Moritz next February.

sommet.art
Identity,
Website Design and Development,
Invitation
2016 - 2018

Fucina

A new brand born out of the company Lidi which boasts over half a century of expertise in metal carpentry. Fucina is decisively committed to experimentation and quality design. Fucina wishes to pursue new challenges through collaboration with various designers under the artistic direction of Maddalena Casadei.
In the first collection called Digest, weldings, joints, and seams disappear in in an attempt to eliminate the industrial quality of the metal in favor of a formal and visual lightness. These works embody the oxymoron of robust lightness.
Studio Vedèt drew inspiration from this vision to design the website and the catalog for the collection exhibited at Milan’s FuoriSalone 2018.

fucinadesign.com
Identity,
Website,
Catalogue
2017 - 2018

Fatto Bene

Studio Vedèt participated in the creation of the identity and designed the online platform for Fatto-Bene, an original archive and e-commerce dedicated to the “Archetypes of Italian Everyday Life” (legendary industrial products that have stood the test of time). Thanks to its simple but strong identity, the project was internationally successful and recognised by experts of anonymous design such Jasper Morrinson, design critics like Alice Rawsthorn and has found space within the design shops of important museums.

fatto-bene.com
Identity,
Website
2015 - 2017

SEEDS London

The collaboration with the gallery SEE••DS (SpecialEventsExhibits••DesignStore) lasted from 2016 to 2018. In those years the gallery operated a space in South Kensington bringing a contemporary project to a picturesque and traditional London district. SEE••DS moved between design and art, adopting an experimental approach which started with a physical transformation of the gallery (curated by Carol Rabolli Pansera) into two spaces (SEE and DS), distinct but adjoined, presented two different ways of exhibiting objects and works. The creative and design consultancy was started as Actant Visuelle and continued by Studio Vedèt until the summer of 2018, involving some of the most compelling contemporary designers such as: Martino Gamper, Max Lamb, Francois Dumas, Odd Matter, Pietro Russo, Max Frommeld, OS&OOS... and others.
Identity,
Website,
Curation
2016 - 2017

Meta

META - Curation, Graphic Design


The exhibition META curated by Studio Vedèt in collaboration with the galleries SEE••DS and Salvatore Lanteri, explored the theme of meta-communication.

The pieces gathered in this exhibition seemed like unusual meta-linguistic operations. It was difficult to find a precise meaning in their forms, or rather non-forms, and they appeared to be gestures or pretexts for thinking about the material they were made of – sensual pleasures in glass and gas; morbose and inextricable intertwining of cement and foam; bold chalk acrobatics; overflowing and uncontrollable ceramics; then, associations between the spheres of granite dust, marble and concrete.

Works by Odd Matter, Jochen Holz, Duccio Maria Gambi, Aneta Regel, Karin Karinson, DWA Design Studio.
Identity,
Website,
Artistic Direction
2017

Mystical Solace

Designed by De Allegri and Fogale for FuoriSalone 2017, the installation Mystical Solace was a presentation of symbolic, surreal and haptic objects. Stairs that ascend into empty space, thresholds that offer transformation, boulders that pose as talismans, stones as mirrors.
Set up like a mausoleum, a wink to spiritual allusions, the gesture was a demonstration of irony and power in the very heart of commercial Milan.
Studio Vedèt and Matteo Fiorini curated the project for Casone, a leader in mining, cutting, processing, and fabrication of stone.

360.studiovedet.com
Exhibition,
Artistic Direction
2017

The Wandering School

Together with Jerszy Seymour, Erasmus Scherjon, Stephane Barbier Bouvet and Emanuele Braga, Valentina Ciuffi (now Studio Vedèt) activated and coordinated the workings of "The Wandering School". The project was a non-stop performance running continuously from April 1 to 17, 2016, (between successes and failures), by the students of the Amsterdam-based "Dirty Art Department", in conjunction with the MiArt and Salone del Mobile events in Milan. The experiment harked back to the most unconventional and radical school experiences and ironically made reference to Sidney Pollack's masterpiece They Shoot Horses, Don't they?! (This project was developed with Actant Visuelle).
Exhibition,
Curation
2016