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Vico Magistretti Archivio in Viaggio

As part of Melbourne Design Week 2019 the Vico Magistretti Travelling Archive was brought to Australia for the first time. The Archive presents photos, images, sketches, texts and other material put together by Magistretti.

Accompanied by an installation curated by Mauro Baracco (RMIT), the exhibition and associated events were a partnership between the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Melbourne; RMIT University-School of Architecture and Design; Magistretti Foundation, Milan and industry partners including Euroluce Australia with the support of RMIT Design Archives, RMIT Design Hub Gallery, and Lockrey Shewan Collection.

Melbourne Design Week - Vico Magistretti archive

During the exhibition, held at the RMIT Design Archives, Euroluce hosted a vibrant panel discussion in their Melbourne Light Studio.

To an audience of designers, architects and design enthusiasts – Baracco, along-side industrial designer and academic Simon Lockrey (RMIT University) and Anne-Maree Sargeant (Authentic Design Alliance) discussed the influence Magistretti had on their careers and the industry in general.

Melbourne Design Week is presented by NGV with Creative Victoria – celebrating 200 events city-wide over 10 days from March 15-25, 2019.

Melbourne Design Week - Vico Magistretti archive

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