The Cabinet Design with Geometric Wooden Inlays by Alessandro Mendini

Today we share with you the Cabinet design with geometric inlays by Alessandro Mendini for Porro, where wood becomes the decoration.

Alessandro Mendini

Porro stepped away from their typical minimalism and let the Italian designer do his thing with Maggio and Schermo. Using three different types of wood – elm, oak, and acacia – the fronts of the cabinets become geometric compositions, elevating the sideboard to works of art and not just storage units. Each piece comes with a maple interior and elements made from pliable brass, bronze, and inox steel.

Alessandro MendiniSchermo is a square cabinet that sits on a base and features a sloping hinged door.

Alessandro Mendini

 

The taller and much more narrow Maggio is a chest of drawers topped off with a mirror on top. It has two pullout trays and six large drawers to hold all of your wares.

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Alessandro Mendini

Alessandro MendiniFragments are the key to Alessandro Mendini. Projects, visual alphabets, and different disciplines are freely mixed together, in order to provide an impression of emotions, rather than an archive of projects. His oeuvre is a continuous combination of parts, and its overall image is the very subject of our work. For this reason, we present individual projects as fixed fragments in a mobile system. They are the tangible and partial materials of an abstract flux of ideas.

Alessandro Mendini


The projects are the linguistic components of an ongoing puzzle that is never completed. The sense lies in the progressive utopian hypothesis of reaching an impossible synthesis; sense lies in this expanded, centrifugal movement that has no end. The message of our work lies in this atmospheric dust, this polyphonic rhythm. A throng of figures full of contrasts.

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