Presented:Salone del Mobile 2017, Milan
Categories: Home furnitureStorage / ShelvingSingle shelves
Product description

“Canova imagined that his Venus had been caught unawares in the nude and he gave her a marble veil to hide herself from indiscrete eyes. I add a succession of wooden shelves that cross the most private parts of her body to camouflage her in the midst of books and other objects. A four-handedjob performed at different moments in Yme by two Italians who are particularly fascinated by the epitome of female beauty: Venus.” Fabio Novembre.

Novembre draws his inspiration from the wooden crates used by museums to transport statues and transforms them into graceful design objects. It has been classified as a bookcase but a different point of view may regard Venus as the statue of a goddess. Both opinions are correct and interconnLUCected. Venus is both things: art i.e. the possibility of enjoying its beauty, and function, an essential part of design. The structure is made of oak veneer while the statue consists of marble powder mixed with resin.

Driade, Italy

Fabio Novembre