Alpi Wood and Mendini

Testo di Tiziana D'Amico

Pointillisme was born from the collaboration between Alpi and Mendini, taking up the fabric of the famous Proust armchair.

Pointillisme is the re-edition of the first wood made by Alpi for Atelier Mendini in 1991. The decoration is taken up in two versions, one "solar" and the other "lunar" .

Pointillisme wood by Alessandro Mendini for Alpi Wood

The upholstery reproduces, on wood, the fabric of the famous armchair Proust designed by master Alessandro Mendini in 1978.

 Proust armchair by Alessandro Mendini

Proust was born from the union of an armchair in fake Rococo style from '700, found during a journey, with the so-called “Proust fabric” : an intertwining of literary and pictorial stimuli the. A three-dimensional canvas featuring pointillism inspired by details of paintings by Paul Signac and a completely “Proustian” reflection on time.