Florence Design Week: “Creative Cities” collaborates with Creative People in Florence, featuring 2 SACI Alumni

Florence Design Week 2015

Florence Design Week: Creative Cities

MAY 27-31, 2015

Florence, Italy

Florence Design Week – International Design Festival is an event dedicated to design in all its forms, and to art, as means of communication and promotion of culture, along with local identity in a global vision.

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Naomi Muirhead,

Naomi Muirhead, “Fortezza” pendant, sterling silver, onyx, 2015

Creative Cities, the sixth edition of Florence Design Week celebrates international design, innovation and collaboration, highlighting the diversity of the Creative People in Florence members and of the contemporary arts in Florence who are hosting 7 events featuring more than 20 of their members within the official Florence Design Week calendar.

Exhibiting participants include two SACI Alumni: SACI Jewelry Design Instructor, Naomi Muirhead and former teaching assistant, Anna Rose. Here is a list of CPiF events:

SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR:

Thursday May 28th

La Serra MK Textile Atelier Via Salvestrina 1, 4-7pm
Special Summer Event — Presentation of Homeware and Furniture Collection for Summer 2015
Regular Opening Times: May 28-30, 3-6pm
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White Garage

The White Garage – Via Guelfa 114r
Exhibition of international artists working in Florence — meet the artists/designers – cocktail reception
Artists: Jeanne-Isabelle CornièreAnna RoseEmanuele BaciocchiSilvia NoferiMarika MarcheseMargherita VerdiMeri IacchiMarzia CelleriniNaomi Muirhead.
*Open only on May 28th
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Officine Nora – Via dei Preti 2-4r, 7pm
Aperitivo: Souvenir–The public is invited to participate in and become a part of the creation of an object or a piece of jewelry that holds memories of both the evening and of Florence itself.
Artists: Margherita de Martino NoranteValentina Caprini, and Tinka Loncar.
Regular Opening Times: May 27-31, 11am-4pm and 3-8pm 
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Friday May 29th

CREATIVE FLORENCE INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING APERITIVO
Le Murate @ 7:30pm
All are welcome.

Anna Rose,

Anna Rose, “The Dunes” 2013

Saturday May 30th

Anna Rose Via dei Fossi 4, 5-7pm
Living installation produced in collaboration with jewelry designer Cadia Romano and photographer Olga Makarova — photo shoot — live performance — reception.
Regular Opening Times: May 28-30, 12-5pm
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rebels-and-roses

Sara Amrhein Firenze Via di Mezzo 6, 7-9pm: ‘Rebels & Roses’
Store display design installation and hand sculpted polymer clay jewelry by Sara Amrhein. Living mannequins with fashion designer Florien Becking – Photobooth by photographer Dorin Vasilescu — Display of letterpress posters printed by *Ink different on the theme “Rebel Cities” – And unique jewelry and furniture made by Naomi Muirhead with vintage maps, letters and photo. Cocktail reception.
Regular Opening Times: May 27-31, 10:30am-7:30pm

La Corte Arte Contemporanea

Sunday May 31st

La Corte Arte Contemporanea Via de’ Coverelli 27, 6-9pm
Ibrido Closing Party /// Finissage /// Aperitivo Group exhibition of a selected group of Creative People in Florence members, including photography, projection, video, sculpture, and art objects with Sara Amrhein, Erin Ciulla, David Hartono, Beatrice Mancini, Anna Rose.
Regular Opening Times: May 27-31, 3-7pm

For more info:
www.florencedesignweek.com/
https://creativepeopleinflorence.wordpress.com/

About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Late Spring & Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, Post-Bac in Studio Art; MFA in Studio Art, MFA in Photography, MFA in Communication Design, Low-Residency MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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