Jury-GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN / Published on January 14, 2021
Luisa Bocchietto Architecture and Design
PROUST QUESTIONNAIRE – PEOPLE OF DESIGN VERSION!
What prescient youthful memory relates to your present career?
When I was little, I always played to imagine houses and I used to cut out my mother’s magazines to make furniture catalogues.
What are three basic rules you learned from your mentors?
1 – Be simple.
2 – Pursue the project’s goal.
3 – Work with passion.
Quel projet a lancé votre carrière ?
Vas-One, the large plastic flower pot created for Serralunga launched my career.
Any music playing while you work?
No, thank you! I need silence.
Do you work in PJs or three-piece suits?
What is your current design state of mind?
I feel blessed and happy to finally be working on my own projects…
What living designer/architect do you most admire?
Long gone are the days of grand masters…
What past designer/architect inspires you the most?
Marco Zanuso, Eileen Gray, Andree Putmann.
Marco Zanuso – Source : www.cassina.com
Eileen Gray – Photo : public domain
Andree Putmann – Source : www.brabbu.com
For the Empire Period, I’d name Percier and Fontaine, Ledoux, Sir John Soane…
|Charles Percier (1764-1838)
|P-F-L Fontaine (1762-1863)
|C-N Ledoux (1736-1806)
|Sir John Soane (1753-1837)
What is your most marked design quality?
My ability for strategic design and my sense for visionary projects.
Fond photo créé par ijeab – fr.freepik.com (1764-1838)
How would you like your designs to go down in history?
I’d like my designs to be remembered for having brought a smile on people’s faces.
What peer quality do you most value?
Intellectual honesty and work ethic
Which project is the epitome of your work?
My next project will be the epitome of my work!
How are your country of belonging’s values reflected in your work?
Italy… its sense of irony!
What always inspires you?
Water, water, water. Sea water, shower water as long as it’s water… it’s inspiring to me!
If a spell were to transform you into an object, by all means, what would you like to be, and why?
I would be La Conica espresso maker designed by Aldo Rossi for Alessi. The object exudes both design and architecture. Simply perfect!
Source : https://kitchenspain.com/product/alessi-aldorossi-coffee-maker-la-conica/
What is your favorite place in the world?
Over the sea, on a boat, with a book in hand…
What design or architecture project do you wish you would have thought of yourself?
Je choisirais d’être The ideal city… let’s call it Utopia!
If you could host any three guests, past or alive, over for dinner, who would you choose and what would you dare serving?
Elon Musk, Angela Merkel and the Pope, per favore!