Marcel Wanders amazes visitors of FuoriSalone in Milan

By barbara

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Fantasy and magic are the liet motiv of the installation designed by Marcel Wanders for Barovier&Toso at the FuoriSalone in Milan last week.

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Puppets and dancers made of glass bodies and ceramic faces transformed the Basilica of San Simpliciano in a theatrical spectacle where the protagonists are rotating chandeliers and inverted pendulums.

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Barovier&Toso by Marcel Wanders Dancers

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Light has been on stage with Barovier&Toso for over seven hundred years. It was a big responsibility for the extraordinary designer Marcel Wanders presenting the company at the FuoriSalone. He commented: “It is our responsibility to be magicians, to be jesters, to be alchemists, to create hope where there is only illusion, to create reality where there are only dreams”.

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He definitely succeeded: the event was one of the most exciting at the FuoriSalone 2014.

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