Azimut art and design at Milan
Two projects and two new collaborations
In the first days of the Milan Design Week the impressive setting of Azimut Yachts, located right at the entrance of the Triennale, offered the numerous visitors the opportunity to catch up the links between navigation, art and design. Bringing a real yacht to Milan, a design icon as an extraordinary synthesis of manufacturing excellence and avant-garde technology, is certainly a brave gesture, but also a way to pay tribute to the creative effervescence that animates the city this week. The attitude to continuous renewal and the ability to overcome the customs, inherent in the DNA of the brand and expressed in many of the innovations introduced in the sector, have in fact become profitable collaborations with designers and architects coming from non-nautical experiences and yet close by codes and styles in the Azimut Yachts world.
During the presentation at the Teatro dell’Arte in Milan Giovanna Vitelli briefly reviewed the almost fifty-year history of the brand: from breaking traditional rules to the desire and consisting in changing the order of things, from contaminating with unexpected elements to being the first to do something disruptive. Giovanna also announced the new and exclusive collaborations of the shipyard with two famous and talented designers, Alberto Mancini and Vincenzo De Cotiis, who illustrated their creations with enthusiasm and passion. Alberto Mancini is the author of the exterior of the Azimut S10, the new flagship of the S Collection, while Vincenzo De Cotiis Architects has been entrusted with the interiors of the Magellan 25 meters, Azimut Grande Collection. Both yachts are expected for 2019, the year in which Azimut Yacht will celebrate its 50th anniversary.
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