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Origami by Tubes chosen for the 2019 Porto Design Biennale

Posted in Projects & Events, Heating, Tubes on Thursday, 24 October 2019

Tags: Alberto Meda | Biennale | Exhibition | heating | Origami | Porto Biennale | Portugal | Tubes

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As part of the first edition of the Porto Design Biennale, the Origami radiator by Tubes (designed by Alberto Meda) has been selected for the Abitare Italia - Icons of Italian Design exhibition.

The 2019 Porto Design Biennale, on show from 19th September until 8th December, is making its first appearance on the international design scene, developing the topic of Post Millennium Tension: a reflection of the relationships between contemporary design and the model of modern design up until the end of the last millennium. The event involves a different host country taking part each year and, for this first edition, the curators have chosen Italy.

The Italy edition features three exhibitions: Borders – Expressions of Contemporary Design, Riccardo Dalisi - Perfect Imperfection and Abitare Italia - Icons of Italian Design. The Italian company Tubes has been chosen for the latter.

This exhibition, curated by the architects Paolo Deganello and Maria Milano, brings together iconic Italian products that tell the story of technological inventions, production processes and social-cultural changes that are interwoven in a single movement: a single story that has produced and continues to produce designer objects that accompany the lives of entire generations.

Thanks to the Origami radiator, Tubes plays once again a leading role in an exhibition that brings together some of the best design projects and examples of cutting-edge Italian design. Both the free-standing and wall mounted versions of this Tubes radiator are on show.