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Casa Mollino

Posted On: 27 Dec 2019   |   Posted By: Cereal

In a 19th century villa by the river Po in Turin, is an apartment where time stands still. Curated by Fulvio Ferrari, who with his son, Napoleone, has been its self-appointed custodian since 1999, Casa Mollino was one of the last projects of the Italian architect and designer Carlo Mollino. It is believed that he did not spent a single night at the apartment, which he kept shrouded in secrecy even as he redesigned it throughout the last decade of his life. According to Ferrari, it was expressly created to prepare its owner for his transition to the afterlife upon his death.
Considered by some to be a genius, Mollino was born in Turin in 1905, the son of an engineer. The rationalist imprinting of his father, combined with time spent studying in the family library - which included more than 17 boxes of books on aeronautics - made a powerful impression on him, and he went on to develop a strong technical bent and a fervid imagination. He became a furniture designer, interior designer and architect by...

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