MILAN DESIGN WEEK
Mastro Raphaël in Salone with a new collection
Salone Internazionale del Mobile furniture
Hall 5, Stand M6bis
During the Salone del Mobile 2012, Mastro Raphael presents its new collection: names that speak of Scotland, textures, techniques and designs which enhance the distinguishing features of the company in the early ’70s.
The traditional design frameworks Prince of Wales, whose pioneer was the Duke of Windsor, grandson of Edward VII, the plot houndstooth launched by Christian Dior on the runway at the turn of the late ’40s and early ’50s, as symbol of elegance and sophistication, the design of woven wool tartan of the Scottish Highlands.
Aberdeen, Scotland as the Silver City, for a collection linens jacquard fil coupe. Mastro Raphaël retrieves a theme dear to its tradition, drawing it with new effects: a play on transparency, the effects of full and empty, available in cream, vanilla and in contemporary gray.
Yester, as the Yester House, the beautiful Scottish estate purchased in 1970 by Gian Carlo Menotti, whose design for the company were used Mastro Raphaël. The art of pique jacquard, enhanced by the savoir-faire Mastro Raphaël, is combined with a paisley design, available in jacquard.
Flax fil coupe Aberdeen, however,light winds with an extraordinary effect-I do not see: the timeless linen Mastro Raphaël is enhanced by the all-over jacquard pattern, reinvented through an innovative play of solid and void, opacity and transparency.