Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso
February 24 - June 9, 2019
Passione Italiana: The Art of Italian Espresso will appeal to design lovers and coffee enthusiasts. This journey in time begins in Italy in the mid-20th century traces changes in industrial design and technology across the decades.
The exhibition will explore machines used in cafe settings, as well as those used in the home, and will document the influence of designers such as Aldo Rossi and Massimiliano Fuksas on the design of espresso makers.
Featured designers, manufacturers, and coffee companies include:
Andreas Seegatz-Stars Milano
Andrew Smith and Per Selvaag
Bilge Nur Saltik
Bruno Munari and Enzo Mari
Daniel Debiasi and Federico Sandri
Kees van der Westen
Massimiliano Fuksas and Doriana Mandrelli
Michele De Lucchi
Ugo La Pietra
Exhibition Curator & Exhibition Development
Concept and production by CUBE DESIGN MUSEUM in co-operation with IMF Foundation.
Exhibition features objects on loan from the the Alessi Museum, and the private collections of Enrico Maltoni, Franco Balzarotti, Kent Bakke, and Alessio Sarri.