Italian Design Week in Latvia

In frames of the Italian Design Day in the World on 20 March Embassy of Italia in Latvia invites everyone to visit various Italian design events.

The second Italian Design Week in Latvia will be inaugurated with the Italian Design Furniture Exhibition by “B&B Italia” group at the RISEBA Architecture and Media Centre H2O 6 (Street Durbes 4, Riga) on 20 March at 16.00.

"Represented by some of its  icons , the   presence of  “B&B Italia” during the Italian Design Days stands for stories,  people, ideas that together contributed  to shape  an history and a  landscape of outstanding  projects,  that share an unique  savoir faire infused by technology and a continuous drive for innovation," says representatives of "B&B Italia" group.

The opening event will be attended by Mr. Sebastiano Fulci, Italian Ambassador to Latvia, Mr. Francesco Scullica, Professor of the Design Department of the Polytechnic University of Milan and “Ambassador of Italian Design in Riga”, and other professionals in the industry.

20 March
16.00 Introduction by Prof. Francesco Scullica, Associate Professor in the Design Department of the Polytechnic University of Milan and “Ambassador of Italian Design in Riga”.
16.15 Projection of the B&B Italia video “B&B Italia. Poetry in the shape. When design meets industry”
17.00 Institutional greetings, speeches.
17.30 Moving into the exhibition space. Guided tour of the exhibition. Reception
Kindly confirm your participation to the event by mail: [email protected]

Everyone is also invited to attend the lectures dedicated to the Italian Design Week:
21 March    
12.00 the Art Academy of Latvia
Dr. Roberto Barbazza, Sales & Marketing Manager at B&B Italia Spa
“Hi! It’s B&B Italia – Engineered Design Spaces”

13.00 RISEBA Architecture and Media Center H2O 6
Prof. Francesco Scullica, Italian Design Ambassador in Riga
“Design & urban environments- the heritage of an Italian Master: Bruno Morassutti, architect and designer”

15.00 Riga Technical University
Prof. Elena Elgani, Adjunct Professor at School of Design – Politecnico di Milano
“Living, working and travelling, new perspectives for the future lifestyle in the urban context”

Everyone is welcome to enjoy the Italian Design Furniture Exhibition by “B&B Italia” group at RISEBA Architecture and Media Centre H2O 6 until 27 March 2019.
“B&B Italia” is the leading Italian company in design furniture for home and orders.

The Italian Design Week Programme

14/03/2019

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