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A Matter of Perception - Palazzo Litta Milano, ITALY

In the baroque spaces of Palazzo Litta, the historic building situated  in Corso Magenta in Milan, it has been inaugurated the third chapter of “A Matter of Perception”, one of the richest and most interesting events of the Milan Design week 2016.

Designers and creatives have interpreted the theme of this edition: Tradition & Technology.

First of all, the Burkinese architect Diébédo Francis Kéré (Gando, 1965), with Neo-Africana, a pop-up pavillon built in the central patio of the building.

Kéré was able to transform the yard in a New African village called “Courtyard village”, among the pieces shown  several  stools in cedar designed by Kéré and manufactured by Riva 1920.

The design of stool ZIBA is inspired by typical African stools, traditionally made by carving a block of solid  shea wood, using craft chisels.