Just a Touch of Patricia Urquiola

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Patricia Urquiola is a contemporary designer, among the most successful in the world of design.

I love the way her work knows how to adjust to sublime comfort.

 

"Il Sereno" Hotel
"Il Sereno" Hotel
"Il Sereno" Hotel

Her designs are delicate and elegant, yet stylistically incisive, and in the broadest sense, whether we speak of products or interior design, Patricia Urquiola is a designer who can create environments that immediately instill a feeling of warmth and welcome.

Her professional career began in Spain, where she was born in 1961 and studied at the Faculty of Architecture at the Polytechnic University in Madrid and later at the Polytechnic in Milan where she graduated in 1989 with Achille Castiglioni.

Since then she has never left Milan, and from 1990 to 1992 she was Eugenio Bettinelli and Achille Castiglioni’s assistant at the industrial design course at the Politecnico di Milano and E.N.S.C.I Paris.

At the same time in 1991, she began working for the development office of the Maddalena de Padova product, when she met Vico Magistretti, with whom she also had the opportunity to collaborate.

In 1998, she began working with Moroso and in 2001 she finally opened her own studio in Milan, where she still deals with design projects, installations and architecture.

The Gianvito Rossi's boutique in New York
The Gianvito Rossi's boutique in New York
"W Vieques" Hotel
"W Vieques" Hotel
"W Vieques" Hotel
"W Vieques" Hotel

Urquiola, has active collaborations with some of the largest companies. Among some of them are: Kartell, Flos, Alessi, Cassina …and so on.

But look closer at her products and creations! What do you say?

The CHASEN lamp by Flos
The ASTERIAS table by Molteni&C
The CREDENZA by Spazio Pontaccio
The GLOVE-UP armchair by Molteni&C
The CABOCHE lamp by Foscarini
The FAT-SOFA by B&B Italia
The FJORD_OK seats by Moroso
The FJORD_OK seats by Moroso
The FJORD_OK seats by Moroso
The GENDER armchair by Cassina
The GENDER armchair by Cassina
The VISIONI A carpet by CC-Tapis
The VISIONI A carpet by CC-Tapis
The CRINOLINE outdoor armchairs by B&B Italia
The CRINOLINE outdoor armchairs by B&B Italia
The SHIMMER serie by Glas Italia
The SHIMMER serie by Glas Italia
The TROPICALIA seat by Moroso
The TROPICALIA seat by Moroso

Finally a woman! And what an amazing woman! Do you like the style of Patricia Urquiola? What do you think of her projects? What has particularly inspired you? And what of her’s would you like to have in your house?

 

USEFUL LINKS

Patricia Urquiola

Hotel “Il Sereno”

Gianvito Rossi

Hotel “W Vieques”

Flos

Molteni&C

Spazio Pontaccio

Foscarini

B&B Italia

Moroso

Cassina

CC-Tapis

Glas Italia

 

Photo credits: patriciaurquiola.com

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