Join acclaimed designer Michael Anastassiades in conversation with Stephen Todd, ticket proceeds donated to the ADA. The first 30 people to contact us have the opportunity to also attend the exclusive events at Euroluce Melbourne and Sydney, October 18th and 19th (details below).
EUROLUCE LIGHTING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FLOS AND BELLE MAGAZINE PRESENT MICHAEL ANASTASSIADES | Supported by AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE
IN CONVERSATION // October 19, 3.30-4.30pm, Museum of Sydney
Michael Anastassiades is a Cypriot designer, based in London. He launched his studio in 1994 to explore contemporary notions of culture and aesthetics through a combination of product, furniture and environmental design. Positioned between fine art and design, his work aims to provoke dialogue, participation and interaction. He creates objects that are minimal, utilitarian and almost mundane yet full of a vitality one might not expect. Anastassiades’ work is featured in permanent collections at the Museum Of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert museum, the Crafts Council in London, the FRAC Centre in Orleans France and the MAK in Vienna.
Recent solo exhibitions include Time And Again at the Geymüllerschlössel/MAK in Vienna, To Be Perfectly Frank at Svenskt Tenn in Stockholm, Norfolk House music room at the Victoria & Albert museum in London, Cyprus Presidency at the European Parliament in Brussels Belgium, Atelier Jesper Brussels . He has designed products with various leading manufacturers including Flos, Puiforcat, Lobmeyr and Svenskt Tenn.
In 2007 he set up Michael Anastassiades his own studio to produce his signature pieces, a collection of lighting, furniture, jewellery and tabletop objects. The studio’s philosophy is a continuous search for eclecticism, individuality and timeless qualities in design. Michael trained as a civil engineer at London’s Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine before taking a masters degree in industrial design at the Royal College of Art.
In partnership with Flos and Belle magazine, Euroluce Lighting Australia are proud to host Michael on an Australian speaking tour, supported by AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE
SYDNEY //19th of October, 3.30-4.30pm
In conversation with Stephen Todd, Design editor of the Australian Financial Review
Warrane Theatre | Museum of Sydney
Get Tickets // $16.50 (Eventbrite) - HERE
** Ticket proceeds generously contributed to AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE
Established in 1962 in Merano, Italy, FLOS is recognised as a world leading manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions in the residential and architectural sectors, featuring high quality products and systems characterised by fine design. The company has a rich catalogue of iconic products by legendary designers including Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Philippe Starck, Antonio Citterio, Piero Lissoni, Marcel Wanders, Konstantin Grcic, Jasper Morrison, Patricia Urquiola, Ron Gilad, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Michael Anastassiades, Vincent Van Duysen, Nendo, Formafantasma and many more.
The company has grown significantly over more than fifty years in business, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to research and innovation in lighting, combined with an extraordinary ability to identify new creative talents.
In November 2014, the entry of the private equity fund Investindustrial into the FLOS’ capital marked the start of a further plan of industrial development and international expansion. In June 2015, FLOS acquired Italian architectural outdoor lighting company Ares and the outdoor division became the Group’s fourth production unit, alongside the historical design, architectural and custom products sectors.
FLOS is today the only company in the lighting field that is able to offer a complete range of fully integrated solutions. It exports to more than 94 countries worldwide and has single-brand stores in Rome, Milan, Paris, Lyon, New York, Stockholm and Hong Kong. The brand’s creations have received numerous international awards and many of them are now featured in the permanent collections of leading international art and design museums.
Euroluce have exclusively represented some of the most innovative global lighting brands, distributing award-winning architectural and decorative lighting in Australia for 40 years.
With showrooms in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, their highly skilled team consult to architects, interior designers, lighting engineers and consumers. Euroluce are the Australian partners for Flos in Australia.
All proceeds from ticket sales will go to support the Authentic Design Alliance
SPECIAL OFFER - The first 30 people the opportunity to attend exclusive events in Euroluce Melbourne and Sydney showrooms October 18 and 19. EMAIL us via the form below - subject Flos at Euroluce.
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