Letterario/Graffiti by Simone Micheli for BOFFETTO

March 10th, 2017 by retail design blog

Design, painting, artisanal skills and new technologies are the fundamental principles for the creation of a unique product such as the Letterario/Graffiti. It is a bookcase produced by Boffetto Form to Furniture in a 99-piece limited edition. The bookcase designed by the Italian architect, Simone Micheli, integrates harmoniously Mario Bernardinello’s painting work of art highlighting a touch of versatility of this union.

The Letterario/Graffiti represents the union of ideas belonging either to the furniture or art area. The bookcase is composed of an extra mirror stainless steel panel and white solid surface shelves and structure. The reproduction of the work of art is also made in backlit solid surface. A piece of art is coming out of the piece of art. The copies will be authentic and certified by the artist.

Mario Bernardinello was in advance of the Street art trend with its Graffiti work made in 2005also known as mural writing. Letters, graffiti and drawings are essential for street artists. Thus, the Micheli’s letters and Bernardinello’s graffiti’s fusion creates a current formal and functional artistic element. The street art’s expression is noticeable and can melt past with present while keeping an eye on future.

Design: Simone Micheli
Photography: BOFFETTO

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