Top 3 Amazing Design Showrooms in Venice: A country that is well-known for its unique art and amazing design, it has to have a lot of places where you can get inspired. Get to know the top 3 design showrooms to see in Venice, Italy.
Venice is one of the most visited places in the world. Since the beautiful art pieces and museums, to the amazing landscapes in the city on water, you definitely can find some exquisite design showrooms to visit. After all, Italy is one of the countries that any design lover must visit and explore.
You can admire the work of the well known Mariano Fortuny in many parts of the world. From Austria, USA, and Canada, to South Africa, China, and New Zealand, this designer has definitely left his work footprints in the world of design. Fortuny fabrics today are still being produced at the original factory, in Venice (Italy), founded by Mariano Fortuny almost a century ago. Although the factory itself allows no visitors in order to maintain Mariano Fortuny’s trade secrets, the design showroom is open to the public on weekdays, and the adjacent gardens can be visited with a previous reservation.
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One of the names most recognized when design showrooms are the conversation topic, its definitely, Francesco Molon. The timeless fine design and execution that enables Francesco Molon pieces to be passed through the generations, that’s why Francesco Molon’s two sons now manage the family business, continuing his legacy. The most prestigious selections of his collection are framed by the magnificence of the Venetian noble residences of the Fifteenth Century.
The Olivetti Showroom is located in Venice, at the northern end of St. Mark’s Square. It was designed and finalized between 1957 and 1958. Built to exhibit the products of the Olivetti Industry, a manufacturer of typewriters, which in the 1950s experimented with the production of computers and calculators. Its incredible design and architecture, put it on the most important places to visit while you are in the city. The attraction is in the work of the distinctive architect, Carlos Scarpa. You can find it in the streets openings, which give the exterior glimpses of the internal space, and to the interior luminosity. The stone cladding, strong inside presence, also appears on the “façade”, in large plaques, blending in with the materiality of the city alley.