Mattia Bonetti is a artist and designer based in Paris. His work has been defined as whimsical, surreal and unique. He is knows for merging the boundaries between art and design. Bonetti, who was born inLugano, Switzerland, studied textile design at the Centro Scolastico per l’Industria Artistica. He moved to Paris in 1972 and he initially worked within his chosen field of textile design, but then started a career as a stylist and photographer. Stay tuned and take a look at his Impressive Cabinets.
His love of furniture started when he was working in black and white film and shooting miniature interiors that he had made by hand.
Bonetti’s work has always begun with a free-hand sketch, which is then fabricated in materials including many raw materials such as patinated bronze, gilding, acrylic, wood, rock crystal, marble, glass and gemstones.
Bonetti met the designer Elizabeth Garouste in the 70’s. Their partnership began with the interior décor of the famous Parisian nightclub Le Palace and restaurant Le Privilege.
Together they set the pace for cutting edge Parisian design, creating a unique and inventive neo-Baroque language that was to become synonymous with the most sophisticated continental contemporary interior and furniture design.
Hot-red consoles were given branches for legs and stools were designed to look like tree stumps.It can be stated that nature has always been present is the designer’s work, not only in his imagination but also in his materials.
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