Collection by Amanda Dameron

Michele De Lucchi Channels Aristotle for His 2015 Salone del Mobile Concept


Michele De Lucchi is having a well-deserved moment in the sun. Not only was he just named Designer of the Year by Germany’s publication A&W Architektur&Wohnen, the famed Memphis designer also created the very first lighting collection for Hermès in 2014. In April he’ll unveil his vision for the office of tomorrow at the 2015 Salone del Mobile. Here we share an exclusive look at a few of De Lucchi’s sketches for his concept, called “The Walk”.

De Lucchi took his inspiration from Aristotle's philosophy of walking and teaching—now known as The Peripatetic School.
The structure, located in the dedicated SaloneUfficio portion of the fair, will feature a raised track from which...
De Lucchi’s study of the human body accompanying his sketches for The Walk is modeled after himself—De Lucchi is known...

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