Filicudi Armchair by Marcantonio Designer is the indoor and outdoor object made to relive Mediterranean memories in all kind of spaces.
The prickly pear is an iconic plant of the Mediterranean. It represents the welcoming traits of the land in which it grows, a magic territory that tastes like holiday and discovery. It evokes unforgettable places and unique relaxing moments where the air is clear and full of light. Filicudi is the new indoor armchair designed by Marcantonio for Qeeboo, able to recreate Mediterranean magic in daily spaces.
Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba was born in 1976 in Massalombarda, Italy. He attended the Art Institute and the Academy of Fine Arts.
Just graduated he begins to work in the theater scene and collaborating with architects on projects. Soon he begins to create unique pieces of design in parallel with a production of art, but step by step the two careers are beginning to become contaminated. So its design is enriched with artistic concepts. For over 10 years he worked for private or local public realizes. Connections between Man and Nature are his favourite theme; interpreting both dynamics and beauties of nature; showing the Man’s attitude affecting the original. He loves thinking about his work as a direct continuation of what he used to do when he was a child, playing with everything he finds, and create what his mind imagined. Actually, looking for the aesthetic component and concept, takes ideas from the same sources he created while playing, daydreaming with everything normally surrounds him. He learned from Art how an idea could be elegant, that’s why he’s always looking for pure concepts and summary.
“I never give up irony; irony is a serious matter. If a good idea is even fun, I cannot resist to realize it” Marcantonio.
Qeeboo is an Italian brand producing furniture and accessories created and lunched in 2016 by Stefano Giovannoni.
Its products are emotional and narrative, expressly not bourgeois but suitable for all; once created, they are entrusted to our interpretation in order to acquire a new life.
Qeeboo resumes and reinterprets in a fantastic way the icons of our imagination and gives them an unexpected original image, introducing a collection of smart, ironic and surprising products.
Extraordinary objects created under the careful direction of Stefano Giovannoni in collaboration with the most eclectic international designers, integrating different styles and characters in a playful-narrative approach.
A magical mix of technologies, inventions and industrial techniques, creating a catalog of poetic funny and hybrid objects allowing everyone to interpret and use them freely.
So Mexico, Killer or Capitol, for example, can be used in a personal way as a seat, a table or a lamp, or as a vase, a planter or a champagne cooler, allowing everyone to interpret and use them freely.