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“The Phytophiler” lenses

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Description

“The Phytophiler,” by Dossofiorito, is a collection of terracotta pots on which functional appendices are installed, suggesting possible gestures and daily care for the plants inhabiting our living spaces.
These additional elements represent attempts to interact with the domestic world of plants, through methods and sensibilities that are typical human acts.
These gestures are an important evidence of a new widespread attitude towards Nature, and of an established awareness of finding ourselves in front of sensitive beings that belong to an “other” world that completes us.

Small scale Manufactured
Full dimensions (cm)

33 cm x 33 cm 30 cm ( The measurement of the pot)

Weight (kg)

7

Material
Production Year

1992

Design destination: Milan

Additional information

Full dimensions (cm)

33 cm x 33 cm 30 cm ( The measurement of the pot)

Weight (kg)

7

Material
Production Year

1992

The designer

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Dossofiorito
Founded in Verona, Italy, in 2012, Dossofiorito is the brainchild of designers Livia Rossi (1980) and Gianluca Giabardo (1982).The studio gets its name from a salvaged neon sign, and it exists in a former car workshop in the suburbs of town. Through all of its projects, Dossofiorito's design duo pursues its research into form and materials, aiming to combine broad contextual research that encompasses different fields and disciplines, and always employs an innovative use of craft. The studio's work spans from self-initiated object collections to commissions from institutions, companies and private customers; from site specific installations to the ideation and production of children workshops. Although varied, many of Dossofiorito’s projects share a performative and relational attitude and often act as a vehicle for considerations that go beyond the physicality of the object itself.
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Angela Rui
Angela Rui is the Adorno curator of design destination Milan. “The Phytophiler” lenses by Dossofiorito is carefully selected as a piece that reflects the local design scene of Milan. As a local and recognized design expert Angela Rui's curation is a quality assurance that buying from Dossofiorito is a safe investment in the most important design from Milan right now.
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Domitilla Dardi
Domitilla Dardi is an Italian design historian and curator. She is a professor of History of Design at IED in Rome, and, since 2016, she has held the position of Visiting Professor at Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona. Since 2007 she has been the Design Curator at MAXXI Museum in Rome, and in December 2009 she became the Delegate of Culture of ADI Lazio. She conducts training courses, performs research and consults for various companies in the industry and is also a copywriter. Since 2010 she has been one of the editors of Flash Art Design and a member of the Italian Association of Historical Design.

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