Poldi Pozzoli Museum, "Mantegna ritrovato"
UniFor is proud to support once again the Poldi Pezzoli Museum as a technical sponsor.
From Thursday 15th October the Milanese museum will exhibit to the public one of its greatest masterpieces: the Madonna and Child by Andrea Mantegna, restored by the Opificio delle Pietre Dure of Florence. The support of the Fondazione Giulio e Giovanna Sacchetti Onlus was crucial for this important operation to protect our heritage.
The exhibition-dossier "Mantegna ritrovato", curated by the museum house and the Opificio delle Pietre Dure of Florence, set up in the Salone dell'Affresco, presents the work, recounting the different phases of the conservation intervention - carried out by Lucia Bresci, under the direction of Cecilia Frosinini of the Opificio delle Pietre Dure, in collaboration with Andrea Di Lorenzo, curator of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum - and the history of collecting.
The exhibition, realized by UniFor, designed by Luca Rolla and Alberto Bertini, presents two rooms: the first, introductory, with explanatory panels; the second with Mantegna's work alone. A curtain surrounds it all, isolating it from the rest of the Museum and focusing attention solely on the masterpiece.
The exhibition is enriched by a video that recounts the different phases of work undertaken during the restoration, as well as an in-depth brochure with texts by Roberto Bellucci, Lucia Bresci, Andrea Di Lorenzo and Cecilia Frosinini.
Events | 2020.09.22
Decor & Decorum: conversation with Tobia Scarpa
The conversation between architect Tobia Scarpa and Francesca Molteni, live on Zoom, will trace the architectural idea behind the renovation of UniFor space in Milan in the late 1980s.
Events | 2020.08.06
UniFor @ Paris Design Week
UniFor presents a new multimedia window, curated by Ron Gilad, for the Paris Design Week in its showroom in 6 Rue des Saints Pères.
Events | 2019.09.15
UniFor will take part at WORKSPACE, the largest commercial interior design event in the Middle East. The which will take place in Dubai from 17th to 10th September.
This year WORKSPACE will also be part of Middle East Design and Hospitality Week (MEDHW), the biggest celebration of design and hospitality in the Region.
Events | 2019.09.06
New Opening - UniFor Showroom Paris
On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, UniFor is restoring and renewing the historic showroom of its French branch, designed by Afra and Tobia Scarpa in 1979. The newly renovated spaces has been inaugurated during Paris Design Week, in celebration of both UniFor’s first 50 years - the history of which is illustrated in a prestigious book published by Skira, “UniFor. A Commitment to Architecture” - and its 40 years on the French market at its historic and prestigious Paris location on Rue des Saint-Peres. It was 1978 when the Molteni family founded UniFor France and entrusted Afra and Tobia Scarpa with the task of transforming the former residential apartment at 6 Rue des Saints-Pères into spaces suitable for receiving its clients and presenting the UniFor collection. The showroom was launched the following year. The renovation project, overseen by the architect Simone Agresta, leaves Afra and Tobia Scarpa's original project intact while reinterpreting the spaces in a modern key
Events | 2019.07.31
Design the Workspaces of the future
UniFor has always supported major cultural initiatives and wide ranging, particularly related to the evolution of the contemporary office space, in a path characterized by intense research and experimentation for a continuous improvement of the product, attentive to the world of design, architecture and design.