my heart in a box Laudani & Romanelli

“Boxes are complex objects and, without putting psychoanalysts out, they are full of significant undertones. We put very personal secrets into them. Frames, on the other hand, are simple objects that immediately show off what they stand for. A “box-frame” type of invention, bestrides there two dimensions, that of hiding and that of showing and can, depending on the mood and periods of life, lean towards one action or another. One thing is certain though: the “box-frame” will enclose my heart”.

characteristics

Handmade box/frame. Finishes; in oak painted black or in walnut.

dimensions

W. 22 D. 8 H. 32

W. 22 D. 8 H. 32

Handmade box/frame. Finishes; in oak painted black or in walnut.

Laudani &  Romanelli
Laudani & Romanelli

Marta Laudani and Marco Romanelli, architects, have been collaborating since 1988 in the associated offices of Rome and Milan. They work in the fields of design (for Bosa, Dorelan, Driade, Fiam, Glas, Nodus, Oluce, Salviati etc., interior decorating (their works have been published in the most important international magazines and, in 2004, they participated in the Biennale of Architecture in Venice in the section “Notizie dal l’Interno”) and exhibit design (in 2002-2003 “Gio Ponti: a World” at the London Design Museum, Rotterdam NaI and Triennial of Milan; in 2007 “Bruno Munari” in Tokyo). In 2001, in Rome, they designed the restoration of the “Museum of Roman Civilization” for Fiat-Engineering. Both flank their design work with an intense critical meditation on topics involving living and design: Marta Laudani has lectured at the Sapienza in Rome; Marco Romanelli has been editor of both Domus and Abitare.