Museo del Design del Friuli Venezia Giulia – Associazione di Promozione Sociale
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Decoration ‘'Galla Placidia’ for A. Mendini; 1980
Anna A. Lombardi, portrait in the installation at the show Corrispondenze d'Arte 2016, Revoltella Museum, Trieste, 2016. Wallpaper by N.O.W. Editioni (4 mani, sovrascritture, A. Mendini con P. Gaeta) and armchair "Proust" by A. mendini, manufactured by Magis.
A professional wanderer, Anna Aurora Lombardi has been a designer, a design journalist, a design researcher, and a teacher of Communication and Design. The establishment of the non-profit cultural association known as ‘Museo del Design of Friuli Venezia Giulia’ developed from one of her original ideas and sums all her above-mentioned experiences and interests up.
Coffee maker ‘Ciccì’, signed as Ann Richardson, Stella; 1999
Self-made lamp ‘Pull-over’; 1995 (ph. A. Paderni)
Born in 1956, after working in Milan with Alessandro Mendini, Anna Lombardi in 1983 founded SAD, ‘Società Artisti e Designer’ with Stefano Casciani and Paolo Scordia. She opened her studio in Udine in 1998 after spendinghaving spent few years in London. Among her works: she launched Fantoni Research Center (1999-2003), revolutionized the perception of Calligaris’ products by introducing the idea of lifestyles (2001-2002), overviewed the historical research for Snaidero, Fornasarig and Pozzi Ginori
Tray ‘Olga’, signed under Kolja Mirakof paseudonyme, manufactured by Alessi; 1994
‘Lira’, from the ‘Oven-to-table’ series, with Alejandro Ruiz, signed as Less Design, GGiannini; 1994