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From the collaboration of Glamora and Marco Piva, one of today’s most important italian architects and designers, comes Drone: a collection that explores the potential of wallcoverings, not merely as decoration but as a powerful narrative element in spaces. This is a Maison et Objet Paris 2017 preview. The three motifs introduced, in different chromatic possibilities, are: Ocean, Desert, City.
DESERT wallcoverings by Marco Piva for Glamora
Drone is the name of the new collection that results from the link that has always existed between Studio Marco Piva and the land. Images from the natural or anthropised environment seen from above as from a hot-air balloon or Google Maps and further analysed, broken down and transformed into original graphical motifs, with a surprising effect both in residential and collective environments.
OCEAN wallcoverings by Marco Piva for Glamora
For many years, Marco Piva wanted to return to fabrics theme, based on the concept of a “solid landscape” and the idea of bringing a vision of the landscape onto soft surfaces. That led him to an interesting thing about wallpapper: the paper ads a story to the surface of the architecture, and to the surfaces of the interiors in question.
CITY wallcoverings by Marco Piva for Glamora
A project that is only the first episode in a collaboration that will continue in time, with other themes inspired by the world of travel: in time and space.
Who is GLAMORA?
Glamora has created a new approach to design and living, interpreting wallpaper as a versatile means of expression, combining art and design, tailored craftsmanship, digital technology, natural sensations and innovative trends.
A young and vibrant Italian company, Glamora partners leading international designers such as Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas, Nigel Coates and Karim Rashid, working with renowned illustrators and emerging creative talent.
Glamora wallpaper is designed and made in Italy with durable and environmentally friendly materials. The use of digital technologies and the modularity of the decorations enable the creation of personalised solutions to suit any space, including domestic environments, prestigious hotels, public buildings, offices and commercial areas.
Glamora’s quality and commitment to research has brought it recognition from many important design studios around the world. The GlamTec product received the “Innovation in Materials” award at the prestigious “Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Awards” in 2015.
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