The Summer in Venice 2017/L’estate a Venezia 2017

The Summer in Venice 2017/L’estate a Venezia 2017

Mrs and Mrs J. went to Venice, Italy last week and took some pictures for us: The visits to these exhibitions at the biennale was part of their 2017 summer in Venice/Era parte della loro estate di 2017 a Venezia.

Thank You Mr & Mrs J.!

(All Images by Mrs & Mrs J. taken at:) Punta della Dogana and Palazzo Grassi: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable by Damien Hirst. At the Intuition exhibition at  Palazzo Fortuny. The Glass: Ettore Sottsass the exhibition at Le Stanze del Vetro. Some pictures were taken at a Pavillion but they can’t remember which one…..

view images taken at Venice Beach, USA here on mimi berlin’s blog

Marni Market Playland in Milano

Marni Market Playland in Milano

We, at Mimi Berlin, didn’t attend the Salone del Mobile 2017 this year because we missed our flight. But that you now by now, if you follow our blog….. Well, this week we will be posting about venues, designs and other places we feel we really missed out on. Being the Fashion Angels that we are we feel sorry for missing Marni‘s Playland installation. Luckily there are lot’s of pictures, gif’s and what have you not, on the interweb. And Marni also created a mini-market online for us to buy stuff from. Like the bag pictured below; which is actually a ‘Maxi geometric vase holder’ or a “trapeze-shaped-PVC- Artefact-product-with-possible-mperfections”; LOL!


“On the occasion of Milan 2017 Salone del Mobile, Marni will be transforming its space at Viale Umbria 42 into one big playground: MARNI PLAYLAND.
Reflecting on the concept of play, Marni invites the public to forget predefined rules and structures and interact with the surrounding space and the intriguing elements it contains. The MARNI PLAYLAND is a stretch of sand which is the perfect backdrop for a series of extraordinary objects and furniture sculptures that have cast practicality aside to embrace their playful side, leaving them open to interpretation.” (read more marni.com)

On Marni’s Youtube channel you’ll find more video’s and more images are to be seen at dezeen.com

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Colorful Bears by Paola Pivi

Colorful Bears by Paola Pivi

These colorful bears, made of feathers, were on show in 2013 at the galerie Perrotin in New York. At first sight they look cute, almost like Pinata’s but when seeing these sculptures up close they gave us a horrible feeling…check it out. See if you feel the same. Paola Pivi site.

Happy colors horrible feeling….

(images via designboom.com)