Awarded in April the five installations by SPD students, supervised by Huub Ubbens, will be finally set up in the…
Alessandro Stabile, former student at Scuola Politecnica di Design, has been nominated one of the “Top Ten Young Italian Industrial Designers” by the Italian Cultural Institute of New York. The top ten list of the Prize is the result of an analysis made by a commission coordinated by architect Massimo Vignelli. The central element of the Prize consists in the “Slow Design Exhibition”, on view at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York (75 Rockefeller Plaza, 19th Floor, New York) from September 10 to 30, 2013.
The Slow Design Exhibition features two designs by former SPD student Alessandro Stabile:
the Wired stacking chair, conceived for the brand Belca in collaboration with Alessandro Gnocchi, and the René umbrella stand, designed for the renowned Appartamento Lago.
Alessandro Stabile was born in Milan in 1985. After his studies and a Master in Industrial Design at SPD – Scuola Politecnica di Design in 2008, he has been working with Giulio Iacchetti as product designer and project leader, following projects for many companies like Alessi, Magis, Foscarini, Panasonic, Moleskine, Meritalia, Danese Milano, Globo. Since 2011 he focuses on the expression of his own vision, entering into active dialogue with companies and manufactures. Among his works there are plans for Ferrero, Flat Lake, United Pets, Locks Meroni.
The “Slow Design Exhibition” featuring Alessandro Stabile is curated by Massimo Vignelli and organized by laFondazione and the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, the exhibition is accompanied by collateral initiatives promoted by the Italian Trade Commission of New York, aiming at exposing the designers` talent to the attention of entrepreneurs and developing collaborative business opportunities.
Slow Design exhibition
10-30 September 2013
Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York
75 Rockefeller Plaza, 19th floor
New York, USA