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M_1978 - Oxidised metals, leathers and fabrics

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Oxidised metals, leathers and fabrics. Experimentation and ancient crafts techniques

M_1978 is an experimentation-oriented, research project. Emotions and ideas translated into jewels and accessories where artistic research, passion and care are the central themes. Unique, exclusive items born of ancient craft traditions, projected in a current, modern context; taking special care to use oxidised metals, organic leather and antique fabrics. M_1978 is a constantly evolving structure highlighting each single typical detail of the "Made in Italy” tradition.


Q&A con Marco Mannucci di M_1978

Your town. And three words to describe it.
Passignano (Perugia). Motionless, charming, wet.

Three words to describe your projects.
Matter, dedication, anti-conformist.

A colour.

A taste.
New oil.

Antique, modern or contemporary?
Antique to access contemporary.

The most precious item you own?
A Triumph Cafè motorbike. 

Where is design going?
It moves too fast and neglects a lot.

Where are you going?
To pursue my vision of research.

Three words to describe Italy.
Land of culture, imprisoned, docile.

If not in Italy, where?
In space.

Never without?
Lake water and its sunset.

A motto.
Nothing is created, nothing is destroyed, everything is transformed (Einstein). The world doesn’t need copies!