BATHROOM & KITCHEN TODAY28 Apr 2014
Equip-Design Unveils Five Designer Masterpieces
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In April 2014, Equip-Design unveiled 5 notable designer handles by renowned Italian brand Fusital at their showroom at Plaza Singapura (Singapore). Guests savoured a fine Italian menu and wine list by Chef Osvaldo Forlino of No Menu Restaurant. In attendance was a representative from the Italian Chamber of Commerce Singapore.

The Fusital brand, in the market since 1976, offers handles designed with the collaboration of the most important Italian and foreign architects, like Norman Foster, Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid. Fusital was the first Italian brand to propose contemporary design in the door handle field.

Fusital handles are manufactured with handcraft care and they are treated to grant the best durability. The long time tradition of the Company achieved through significant investments both in research and craftsmanship was turned into the ability to offer a wide range of innovative and high-design products: our door and window handles. The handle is considered as a piece of furniture.

Designer Masterpieces to the Power of 5
H 356, Designed by Zaha Hadid con Woody Yao
Zaha Hadid, founder of Zaha Hadid Architects, was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004 and is internationally known for her built, theoretical and academic work. Each of her dynamic and innovative projects builds on over thirty years of revolutionary exploration and research in the interrelated fields of urbanism, architecture and design.

H 373 DOB Duemiladodici Series, Designed by Dante O. Benini
Student of Scarpa and Niemeyer, Dante O. Benini carried out and participated to building projects worldwide. In 1997 he founded “Dante O. Benini & Partners Architects” of which he is at present Leader Partner and Chairman together with Architect Luca Gonzo Senior Partner and Managing Director.

H 372, Designed by Eri Goshen
Eri Goshen is one of Israel’s leading architects. His practice is responsible for numerous major projects, public and private, covering almost every aspect of planning and design. Among the better-known buildings are the Hashalon railway station and the Glass & steel buildings, both in Tel Aviv.

H342 R8Y, Designed by Ron Arad
Ron Arad was born in Tel Aviv in 1951. He studied at the Jerusalem Academy of Art and at the Architectural Association in London. He is currently a Professor at the Royal College of Art in London. Arad’s constant experimentation with steel, aluminium or polyamide and his radical re-conception of the form & structure of furniture has put him at the forefront of contemporary design.

H 5015, Designed by Antonio Citterio
Antonio Citterio was born in Meda in 1950, started his design office in 1972, and graduated in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic in 1975. Between 1987 and 1996 he worked in association with Terry Dwan and, together, they created buildings in Europe and Japan. In 1999, with Patricia Viel, he founded “Antonio Citterio and Partners”.

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