Everything started ten years ago, when three colleagues in fashion ran into a 1860 factory in the mountains of Abruzzo region, in the heart of Italy.
They call themself Gruppo di Installazione, a team that aims to share all the best things Italy and Italian craftsmen have designed and produced up to '900. They also design a domestic environment made of reassuring images of our memory.
At Milan Design Week 2012 the team was present with a new series of textile tablecloths and blankets (shown in these pictures) where the imaginary, the materials, processes are reworked in a contemporary way.
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