Florence Design Week: the Russian in Florence!

The 2013 edition of the Florence Design Week is dedicated to the “Crossing People” to explain  the meeting of cultures, people, styles, and companies that this event aims to develop through design. The program is full of events in different places of the historical centre of Florence, thanks to which historic buildings home ultra-modern installations, the ancient art meets the contemporary one, shops bring a different outfit.

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Among the many events that you can find in the official website of the event, we will recommend in particular:

  • the Russian section of the designers of the Russian Pavilion Design with an exhibition of labels of vodka and a collection of contemporary furniture and interior designer of “New Russian Style” at Lungarno Collection Salvatore Ferragamo, in Lungarno Accaiuoli. Do not miss the Liquid Design Party on Thursday, May 23th from 7,30pm to Fusion Bar & restaurant with the traditional russian wine of bread “Polugar”, according to the original eighteenth century recipes.
  • The interactive area of Murate, in Piazza Madonna della Neve housing emerging designers, workshops, speed dinners and exhibitions inspired by new dimensions of innovation and sustainability.
  • The ideas from Brazilian Federal University of Santa Maria and NÃO do Brasil BE BRASILYoung Big Ideas from Brazil” at to the Plaz Caipirinha Bar, in via Pietrapiana

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Take the opportunity until to May 26th to walk in downtown to search the creations that come from Taiwan, Spain, the United States or China. the Florence Design Week is growing year by year, in 2011 after earning the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic, also to be a meeting point between companies and designers in the world.

The event locations are easily recognizable by the characteristic apple logo with fluorescent pink. Let us know what will be your favorite.

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