by Mamarocket

Gumdesign - The Stone House.

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The Stone House. An open dialogue between materials.

Gumdesign are Gabrielelaura. Laura is designer and graphic artist. Gabriele, an architect. Their projects are dynamic, ironic and imaginative. Their works are always based on a fundamental emotive tension. The Stone House is a cultural, entrepreneurial project that won the Best Communicator Award 2014 and was a runner-up for the Compasso d'Oro (Golden Compass) in the Company Research section in 2016. The best Italian craftsmen are selected to produce unique, innovative, iconic collections bringing marble and stone together with completely different materials: steel, crystal, corian, wood, grès, plant-tanned leather, natural leather, silver, terracotta, iron, plexiglas, brass and other.


Your town. And three words to describe it.
Gabriele: Viareggio / water, colour, airiness
Laura: Carrara / marble, anarchy, empathy

Three words to describe your projects.
Gabriele: ethics, aesthetics, conceptual
Laura: reflection, undefined, airiness

A colour.
Gabriele: black
Laura: white

A taste.
Gabriele: bittersweet
Laura: personal

Antique, modern or contemporary?
Gabriele: contemporary
Laura: thought out

The most precious item you own?
Gabriele: precious is life: Laura and Alice
Laura: heart

Where is design going?
Gabriele: still in the same direction
Laura: circumnavigating human intellect

Where are you going?
Gabriele: towards awareness
Laura: exploring

Three words to describe Italy.
Gabriele: tradition, innovation, intelligence
Laura: bequeathing, taste, know-how

If not in Italy, where?
Gabriele: wherever you have happiness
Laura: discovering

Never without?
Gabriele: passion
Laura: empathy

A motto.
Gabriele: Complicating is easy, simplifying is hard (Bruno Munari) 
Laura: narrate images