The third edition of EDIT Napoli, the fair dedicated to high-quality design, conceived by Domitilla Dardi ed Emilia Petruccelli, is going to be held in Naples
EDIT Napoli returns with the 2021 edition from 29 to 31 October. Also this year, the exhibition takes place in the San Domenico Maggiore monumental complex in the heart of Naples; moreover, several exhibitions will be scattered in some symbolic places of Naples.
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More than 80 exhibitors will participate in the 2021 edition of EDIT Naples, including independent designers, design authors and publishers, makers and producers. Among them, 30 up-and-coming designers will participate in the Seminario, the section of the fair dedicated to designers aged under 30 and brands with less than three years of activity; a temporary loft curated by architect Giuliano Andrea Dell’Uva will be their home.
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EDIT Napoli: a curatorial and commercial fair at once
The Neapolitan exhibition is one of the first to express editorial and commercial content at the same time. The exhibitors of EDIT Naples 2021 will bring to the public products and projects that favor quality over quantity and that have the transparent supply chain as one of their strengths. Numerous venues will host the exhibitions; however, the main venue is once again the San Domenico Maggiore monumental complex, the ideal setting for editorial and authorial design.
Scenic and impressive locations
Equally impressive will be the locations hosting the various exhibitions. Lidewij Edelkoort, one of the most important trend forecasters, will bring to the State Archives of Naples an exhibition dedicated to Dutch graphic artist Anthon Beeke. The collections by French brand La Manufacture and the pieces designed by Emma Boomkamp, Todd Bracher, Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance, le FRONT, Luca Nichetto, Nendo, Neri&Hu, Patrick Norguet, Marc Thorpe, Michael Young will occupy Teatro San Carlo with a site-specific installation.
Museo Civico Gaetano Filangieri will host the monographic exhibition “Chest’è” by Federico Pepe, curated by Federica Sala; paintings, sculptures, furniture, carpets that find their common roots in Pepe’s alphabet of signs.
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Hybrida, the collection of centerpieces born from the collaboration between Patricia Urquiola and Istituto ad Indirizzo Raro Caselli – Real Fabbrica di Capodimonte, makes its debut at EDIT Napoli. The prototypes of the collection will be the subject of an installation and of a solidarity auction in collaboration with Christie’s; the proceeds will be donated to the restoration of the school’s internal didactic garden.
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Finally, Sicilian brand Orografie returns to the fair with a new workshop dedicated to storytelling, which will feature young copywriters and illustrators, with products created by the emerging designers who won last year’s workshop, the duo formed by Maria Giovanna Barbi and Fabio Brunone, Linda Salvatori, Livia Stacchini.
Italian and international brands
The many Italian and international brands will include Atelier Malak, Forma&Cemento, Golden Editions, Lithea, Milla Novo, Stamuli, The Art and Design Group, Zieta Studio. After their debut in the Seminario section, Basis Rho, Eleit.it, Finemateria and Very Simple Kitchen are coming back as exhibitors, while many emerging names from all over Europe will occupy the loft. From Atelier Ferraro, ccontinua + mamt, Caterina Frongia (Italy) to Julia Chiaramonti (France) and Alexander Kirkeby ad Atelier Pendhapa (Denmark). There will also be many Dutch designers, selected with the Young Dutch Titans call launched in collaboration with the Embassy and Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Italy.
In the gallery below, some products on show