De Natura Fossilium
Gallery Libby Sellers, 2014
Notes, References and External Links1. De natura fossilium (1546; “On Natural Fossils”) contains Agricola major contributions to mineralogy and, in fact, has been called the first textbook on that subject.
2. INGV. The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology is a research institute for geophysics and volcanology in Italy. INGV is funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research.
3. Berengo Studio. An innovative glass-production company that has been working with glass for over three decades, pushing the boundaries of glass making.
4. Carl Auböck (also Auboeck) is the name of members of the Auböck family, who owned, own and run the Vienna – based Werkstätte Carl Auböck.
5. TextielMuseum. The museum is a dynamic and creative working museum located in a former textile factory in Tilburg. It is the only place in the world where textile design, art, fashion, industrial heritage and innovation come together.
5. Luisa Zanzani is an Italian photographer based in Cologne, Germany. Her work focuses on the relation between men and landscape.
– Libby Sellers is a design historian, consultant, curator and writer. She was a former curator at the Design Museum, London and supported concept – led design through her eponymous gallery for nearly 10 years.
– National Glass Museum. Unique to the museum is its Glass Studio in a former wood warehouse on the river Linge.
ContributorsCONCEPT, DESIGN Andrea Trimarchi, Simone Farresin
DEVELOPMENT Francesco Zorzi, Nicola Lorini, Francesco Pace Emile Kirsch, Bettina Bohm, Luisa Zanzani,
PRODUCTION Ingv/Catania (Rosanna Corsaro, Lucia Miraglia) Carl Aubock / Vienna, Berengo Studio, Leerdam Glass Museum, Textiel Museum Tilburg, Sergio Grasso, Teun Vinken, Giuseppe Amendolia
PHOTO CREDITS Luisa Zanzani
LiteratureWallpaper*, Design duo Formafantasma turns volcanic rock into furniture at the Salone del Mobile
Vogue, Formafantasma: prima i materiali, poi la forma
Klatmagazine, Fuorisalone De Natura Fossilium
Designboom, Formafantasma transforms mount etna lava into experimental furniture
Domus, De Natura Fossilium / 89
Dezeen, Formafantasma experiment with lava to create furniture collection
Corriere, Formafantasma al Fuorisalone
ATP Diary, Formafantasma ☛ De Natura Fossilium #miart2014
Frame, De Natura Fossilium by Studio Formafantasma
DAMN°, De Natura Fossilium, Studio Formafantasma
Yatzer, A Force of Nature: Studio Formafantasma Transforms Volcanic Rocks into Design Objects
Experimenta, De Natura Fossilium, Formafantasma experimenta con lava
Sample Studio, De Natura Fossilium
Cooper Hewitt, Efesto Textile, from De Nature Fossilium collection, 2014
Dzek, ExCinere, Formafantasma, Fuorisalone, Milan
ICON, Formafantasma: Designing in lava from Mount Etna
Código, Formafantasma: De Natura Fossilium. El paisaje activo