Incipit: Milan’s New Lab for Designers

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February 28, 2014
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  Muslet by Ilaria Innocenti for Incipit"These bowls take inspiration—and their name—from the cage used to block a champagne cork," says Innocenti.
    Muslet by Ilaria Innocenti for Incipit

    "These bowls take inspiration—and their name—from the cage used to block a champagne cork," says Innocenti.

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  Muslet by Ilaria Innocenti for Incipit"It wasn't easy to find a good craftsman in Italy doing the kind of piece I wanted for my project," says Innocenti, "After experimenting with a lot of alternative solutions, we found a small company that could curve metal wire in a very flexible way in terms of production and quality."
    Muslet by Ilaria Innocenti for Incipit

    "It wasn't easy to find a good craftsman in Italy doing the kind of piece I wanted for my project," says Innocenti, "After experimenting with a lot of alternative solutions, we found a small company that could curve metal wire in a very flexible way in terms of production and quality."

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  Muslet by Ilaria Innocenti for Incipit
    Muslet by Ilaria Innocenti for Incipit
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  Ilaria Innocenti

    Ilaria Innocenti

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  Louis by Philippe Tabet for Incipit"My first idea for a money-saver—which is a famous, historical, and figurative object—was to purify it and remove all the unnecessary details and shapes," says Tabet.
    Louis by Philippe Tabet for Incipit

    "My first idea for a money-saver—which is a famous, historical, and figurative object—was to purify it and remove all the unnecessary details and shapes," says Tabet.

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  Louis by Philippe Tabet for Incipit. "I’m always fascinated and surprised to see that we still use objects because they’re beautiful and because they fit well with our mood or interior," says Tabet.

    Louis by Philippe Tabet for Incipit. "I’m always fascinated and surprised to see that we still use objects because they’re beautiful and because they fit well with our mood or interior," says Tabet.

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  Louis by Philippe Tabet for Incipit"In my research and work, I often try to update some famous typologies, like the alarm clock or the money-saver, giving them my interpretation and style," Tabet says.
    Louis by Philippe Tabet for Incipit

    "In my research and work, I often try to update some famous typologies, like the alarm clock or the money-saver, giving them my interpretation and style," Tabet says.

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  Philippe Tabet

    Philippe Tabet

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  Pita by Tommaso Caldera for Incipit"The mortar called Pita is born with the aim to renewing—in terms of gestures and shapes—a traditional kitchen tool," Caldera says. "Pita is for quick and continuous uses, removing the object from the floor which is usually bound by the shape and weight."
    Pita by Tommaso Caldera for Incipit

    "The mortar called Pita is born with the aim to renewing—in terms of gestures and shapes—a traditional kitchen tool," Caldera says. "Pita is for quick and continuous uses, removing the object from the floor which is usually bound by the shape and weight."

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  Tommaso Caldera

    Tommaso Caldera

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