Rehberger treats the white surface of the espresso cup designed by Matteo Thun as a blank canvas, decorating it with optical effects and patterns.
The cup and matching saucer create a fascinating visual impact that stimulates the observer to make sense of the patterns. The idea is beautifully absorbed into the interior of the bar and restaurant in the new exhibition building, where the cup is almost camouflaged, a hidden element of an unusual and captivating game, yet part of a unique, complete overall design.
Tobias Rehberger (Esslingen, 1966) is one of Germany’s most successful contemporary artists. He established his reputation during the 1990s, reinterpreting interiors and exteriors by using design, lighting and architecture to create new forms and new ways of engaging the public. Rehberger has exhibited at the Biennale exhibitions of Venice and Berlin, Manifesta in Luxembourg, the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art and the Palais of Tokyo in Paris.
The new illy Art Collection designed by Tobias Rehberger.
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The new illy Art Collection 2010 designed by Tobias Rehberger.
The new illy Art Collection by Tobias Rehberger offers a harmonious combination of curves, lines, colors and light.The optical and geometric motifs that Tobias Rehberger has used also for the design of the cafeteria of the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, at the Giardini of the Biennale in Venice, are reflected on the finest Porselein , and a distinctive camouflage effect is created. The visual perception of the viewer is subject to an illusion. This technique is an essential basis for Rehberger's artistic inspiration.
The set contains the complete collection of six Rehberger cups and saucers. It is available in espresso or cappuccino size.
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