Signatures & Colors

28 February 2013

The exhibition FIRME & COLORI – SIGNATURES & COLORS by architect Laura Villani intends to present to the press and the national and international public a new proposal for investigation and better understanding of the great protagonists of creativity and design.

The exhibition, set as a spectacular and dramatic installation, will be held in Bologna in the occurrence of the first edition of SAIE3, from February 28 to March 2, where some of the most important representatives of the international art world (architecture, design, art, photography, fashion, music, sports, etc.) are invited to submit their signature and a selection of three colors.

The calligraphic sign of the signature and the three color selection are as a matter of fact the expression of the creative uniqueness that makes it possible to identify the artist and his work. A personal code that this time does not act through the language of drawings and visual projects but through another highly symbolic and identifying language: the signature and the color. It is a creativity bar code. The colors, that have always been able to combine nature and artifice in the space designed to interact with the natural world, are both elements that enhance and personalize each architectural project, and a basic element of design, art and fashion.

This is the theme of an exhibit that will be launched on February 28, 2013 and that intends to present for the first time each personality’s preferred colors, as an essential element of its creative world.

 Each artistic personality will participate with a selection of three colors that in his view are the preferred combination and closest to his creative world.

To mention a few among the guests: architects and designers such as ALESSANDRO MENDINI, KARIM RASHID, CLAUDIO BELLINI, PAUL CHEMETOV, MARIO BOTTA, ANDREA BRANZI, SILVIA SUARDI, ALDO CIBIC, MARIO CUCINELLA, NATALIE DU PASQUIER, CLAUDIO NARDI, MARIA CHRISTINA HAMEL, PIER LUIGI CERRI, ANNA GILI, MICHELE DE LUCCHI, TERRY DWAN, MASSIMO IOSA GHINI, UGO LA PIETRA, MARIO BELLINI, MATTEO THUN, DENIS SANTACHIARA, FERNANDO E HUMBERTO CAMPANA, SHIGERU BAN, MATALI CRASSET, ALVARO SIZA, KARIM RASHID; artists such as MARCO LODOLA, JACOPO FOGGINI, MAURIZIO GALIMBERTI, ANDREARAUCH, LUIGI SERAFINI; fashion designers such as ELIO FIORUCCI, DIEGO DOLCINI, MARIUCCIA MANDELLI KRIZIA, NANNI STRADA, AGATHA RUIZ DE LA PRADA.

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