THE ONE VISION THAT EVERYONE AT THE SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL MOBILE WAS TALKING ABOUT WAS THE INSTALLATION BY 2008 PRITZKER LAUREATE JEAN NOUVEL.
Nouvel was commissioned to create a huge project tailored specifically to the Saloni that would document the tremendous changes that have altered living and working spaces over the past few years.
His response was simply breathtaking, creating several work environments that were light-years away from the commercial spaces most of us inhabit today. Nouvel says that he believes that the architect’s job is to “interpret the technical, cultural and social changes of the age in which we live and to express them poetically in a quest for freedom.”
In the installations featured here we believe that Nouvel has exquisitely captured the essence of his brief, and has offered a view of a workplace that runs completely counter to the dedicated office of today.