NOMAD St Moritz: the traveling art & design fair returns to the Swiss alps

The annual edition of travelling art and design showcase NOMAD is currently taking place at CHESA PLANTA in Samedan, near St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Design Art

 François Xavier LALANNE(1927-2008). Singe allumé, the model designedin 2002. Silver and pâte de cristal. Monogramed FXL, numeroted n°2/8A, and marked Bocquel Fd.

During this year of calm celebration, the NOMAD show is back in the snow with much new-found hope and excitement. 

NOMAD St. Moritz’s 9th edition features an incredible roster of returning galleries such as London-based David Gill Gallery, Italian Galleria Rossella Colombari, Galleria Luisa Delle Piane and VOLUMNIA.

As well as new dealers from all over the world including Dimoregallery from Italy, Golsa from Norway and LeLAB Experimental Atelier from Egypt amongst others.  

Under the exquisite curatorial eye of interior designer Francis Sultana, David Gill Gallery presents a selection of works by Dutch sculptor Barbara Nanning.

Taking inspiration from nature and from Chesa Planta itself, Nanning’s vases and bowls in white, silver and granite hues reflect the landscape and milky white opal glass beautifully depicts the awakening nature in spring. 

Returning to NOMAD is VOLUMNIA , the gallery running a vigorous art and design programme and founded in 2018 by Enrica de Micheli in the Church of Sant’Agostino in Piacenza, Italy. 

Volumnia beautiful setup in the green room 

This year, Volumnia interprets the romantic and ornamented green room of Chesa Planta presenting a harmonious composition of design objects from the Mid-Century by the greatest design masters including Gio Ponti, Osvaldo Borsani and Giovanni Gariboldi. 

Il Lunario del Sole presented by historic Milanese design and decorative arts atelier Fornasetti is absolutely stand out.

Fornasetti “Il lunario del sole”, serie 12 Mesi 12 Soli 

A series of twelve unique tapestries from 2010 knotted by hand on the illustration of the artist Piero Fornasetti in the 1942 almanac of the same name.

To mark the occasion, Fornasetti has unveiled a new addition to the series, a thirteenth tapestry comprising an original interpretation of the Almanac’s cover illustration complemented by a contemporary editorial project of the Almanac itself. 

Pierre Yovanovitch for Dior

Interior Design trays

MIDI collection by Pierre Yovanovitch – Set of four trays with coloured base 

For French fashion maison Dior, Pierre Yovanovitch has designed a collection of fourteen objects named MIDI, a terms for the south of France which reflects the bond with the region which Yovanovitch is very familiar with being born in Nice.

Simple, solid and functional design celebrates the savoir-faire that both the designers and the fashion house embrace. The collection is composed of local, sustainable materials selected for their beauty and timelessness. 

Loro Piana, luxury and comfort

Loro Piana Interiors – The Delight Chairs St.Moritz by Exteta, design Paola Navone Studio Otto

Loro Piana Interiors and Italian architect and designer Paola Navone, also Founder of Studio Otto, in collaboration with furniture maker Exteta, present the St Moritz version of The Delight Chairs.

The collection of seats which made their debut on the deck of a yacht boasts their winter attire at NOMAD dressing themselves with the warmest and softest of cashmere and wools, mixing and matching colours. 

As usual, Nomad was a great experience  plenty of unique inspiration for our refined  and bespoke interior design projects!

See you soon in Capri, for the Nomad summer edition

© RotaGiorgino – Interior Designers and Architects in London – Milan – Miami 

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