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Wallpaper* – Venice Biennale 2019 Preview

Wallpaper* – Venice Biennale 2019 Preview

When does design become art? That’s the far-reaching question posed by Carpenters Workshop Gallery in ‘DYSFUNCTIONAL’ – an immersive exhibition of collectible design at Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro, presented in partnership with Lombard Odier. The 15th-century palazzo and its noteworthy collection of Italian masters will form a dialogue with site-specific works by the likes of Studio Drift, Maarten Baas, Nacho Carbonell, Rick Owens and Michèle Lamy, Mathieu Lehanneur, Random International and more. Virgil Abloh marks his return to Venice with his first-ever functional sculpture collection, inspired by the lagoon city and its acqua alta (‘high tide’). Pictured, work in progress at Frederik Molenschot’s studio.

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