9-14 April 2013
Superstudio Più-Art Garden
IMIB Demirden Design Turkish Stones
Thus Spoke The Marble - About

BATHING IN LIGHTThe unique story of Turkish natural stone will come to light at Milan Design Week, defined as the “sine qua non” of the design world, taking place on April 9 - 14, 2013. Organized by Istanbul Mineral Exporters’ Association (IMIB), and curated by the Turkish design firm Demirden Design, a special exhibition on Turkish stone will be shown. The second edition of the exhibition first held last year, ‘Thus Spoke the Marble: The Journey Alters You’ will be spread over 900 square-meter Art Garden of Superstudio Piu in Zona Tortona with the new title of ‘Bathing in Light’.

The second edition, ‘Bathing in Light’, will focus on the way in which marble, water and light have always come together as an ideal combination to express notions such as cleansing and purity. Marble positions itself in this interplay as the ideal surface, smooth and reflective, while in turn it only attains its full splendor when touched upon by these elements.

Curator Demirden Design

Demirden DesignFounded in 1994, Demirden Design is a multidisciplinary design studio, bringing a mix of design talents and approaches to each project and design challenge. The team provides total design solutions, seamlessly across different platforms, including graphic, product and packaging, retail and exhibition design. As of end-2011, Demirden has received 19 international awards, including several red dots, 2 iF Gold and DME awards. Demirden’s own tableware product brand “ilio”, favourably received by the international design community.

They use the totality of their design experience across graphic, product and architectural design to create a unique spatial experience for the client.

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