In this year’s edition of project Doppia Firma by Michelangelo Foundation and Fondazione Cologni, the partnership between Sam Baron and Vista Alegre is one of the most awaited ones to admire at Milan Design Week 2019 (9 to 14 April).
Sam Baron and Co. is a studio which offers creative solutions to design problems, embracing all kinds of projects from all over the world. Sam Baron works together with a team of young thinkers, blending creative skills to find challenging and original visions in contemporary design. Sam Baron loves the reinterpretation of traditional know-how to bring to life exceptional contemporary pieces. His creations are both artistic and functional, with cultural and historical pillars.
Baron received the “Grand Prix de la Creation de la Ville de Paris” in the design category during the 2010 edition of Maison & Objet. Philippe Starck selected him as one of the ten important designers of the next decade. Sam also received a silver cube from the NYC Art Director Club and was integrated as a jury member. The AD&D London based creative association awarded him with a Yellow Pencil for the Colors magazine issue he curated.
His work is continuously featured in International press such as Monocle, Wallpaper magazine, New York Times, Le monde, Elle or Vogue and included in international museum collections. His clients include Hennessy, Airbnb, la Redoute and Vista Alegre. Currently, Sam Baron lives and works between France and Portugal.
Founded in 1824, the Porcelain Manufacturer Vista Alegre was the first manufacturing company dedicated to the production of porcelain in Portugal. The success of this innovative project was achieved thanks to the founder, José Ferreira Pinto Basto, a persistent spirit. In the path of its evolution, Vista Alegre was always deeply associated to Portuguese history and culture, which conquered a marvellous reputation worldwide.
We can’t wait to see the masterpieces they created together! Stay with us to find out more about Doppia Firma, Milan Design Week 2019, contemporary design and craftsmanship.
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