June 7, 2015
by Canadian Architect
Cassina and Inform Interiors invite you to a talk by Italian architect and designer Mario Bellini from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Inform Interiors.
Mario Bellini was born in 1935 and graduated in 1959 at the Politecnico di Milano. He lives and works in Milan, and is internationally renowned as an architect and designer, winning numerous prestigious architecture awards including the Medaglia d’Oro conferred on him by the President of the Italian Republic. In 2011 he received the Ambrogino d’Oro, which is conferred on the most prestigious citizens of Milan.
Bellini has given talks in the greatest centres of culture in the world and was once editor of Domus. His work can be found in the collections of major art museums. New York’s Museum of Modern Art has 25 works by Bellini in its permanent design collection. He has had countless exhibitions of his work in Italy and abroad.
Since the 1980s, he has designed projects such as the Portello Trade Fair quarter in Milan, the Exhibition Centre in Villa Erba on Lake Como, the Tokyo Design Centre in Japan, Natuzzi America Headquarters in the USA, the Trade Fair in Essen in Germany, the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, the Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, the new Verona Forum complex, the Museum of the History of Bologna, the new Department of Islamic Art in the Louvre in Paris, and the new Milan Convention Centre.
Inform Interiors is located at 50 Water Street in Vancouver’s Gastown. Please RSVP your attendance to [email protected] as space is limited.
For more information on Mario Bellini, please visit www.bellini.it.