London is the base of numerous artistic instutions; think about Tate Modern or National Gallery. Shortly, the new Design Museum will lay down as guide in the architectonic and design worlds, and Citco will be part of its collection.
The Verona-based company, specialized in marble production, contributes to an important and valuable cultural project, place of very high cultural and educational value, providing the Zaha Hadid Foundation with Mercuric Tables for an auction to benefit the Design Museum in London. Undisputed protagonists, the black and white marbles embellish those masterpieces to the point of make them icons.
Citco – also thanks to the partnership with the queen of architecture, started in 2012 – earns a leading role in international scenario. Among the other creations, the Mercuric Tables bear witness to the approach that blends invention and expression, inspirations from natural world and the sophisticated technological know-how of the firm. Those combinations create objects with an organic form that seem to have been shaped in clay, sinuous and polished like stones in rivers or on the seashore.
The opening of the new Museum wil be on November 24, 2016 in the former Commonwealth Institute in Kensington High Street; it will have three times the space of the present venue, and will include an education centre, an auditorium and a large gallery for the permanent collection, an international showcase of great design masterworks.