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Sampei Anniversary

Sampei Anniversary

10th Anniversary 2011 | 2021

Design Enzo Calabrese and
Davide Groppi

Sampei is a special project, an authentic “ready-made”.
Obtained from a fishing rod, flexible and telescopic, it is a delicate and elegant sign, which brings to mind the subtle branches of a willow tree or bamboo canes floating on a light breeze.
Sampei is an unexpected gift, it is the magic of looking up, using light as a hook, and being amazed by so much weightlessness.

A small head atop a long, thin carbon fiber stem. At the slightest shift, it responds with a slight swaying motion, instilling a rhythm of slow waiting.

Since antiquity, fishing has been a powerful metaphor, which suggests a continuous and patient research, a curiosity that cannot be quenched.

In 2011 Sampei burst with the charm of a magical object, immediately establishing itself as an icon of international design.
In these ten years we have learned to look at Sampei with different eyes, discovering, each time, new aspects: floor chandelier, graphic sign, blade of grass, ideogram, …

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AWARDS

  • XXIII ADI Compasso d’Oro Award
  • Elle Deco International Design Awards

EXHIBITIONS

  • ADI Design Museum in Milan, 2021
  • Quirinale Contemporaneo, 2019
  • Italian Embassy Berlin, 2019
  • Porto Design Biennale, 2019
  • Villa Croce Museum in Genoa, 2015 | Museum of Contemporary Art

Sampei Limited Edition

We have decided to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Sampei with a special and limited edition. Sampei Limited Edition is made with golden finished details and is engraved with the serial number.

Choosing a Sampei Limited Edition means participating in the thought and history behind the uniqueness of the project.

Each Limited Edition piece has a Certificate of Authenticity that proves its uniqueness.

SAMPEI
PROJECTS

All
Offices
Residences
Restaurants
Arts Centers – Museum
Events
Hotels
AlbertoDelBiondi_FMS_2676_7_8

ALBERTO DEL BIONDI

Offices
ARLOZOROV_17_LOBBY_079_mod02

ARLOZOROV 17 TOWER

Residences
H4L_DSC_7911-БЕЗ-ЧАСОВ

H4L HOUSE

Residences
Vitantonio_Lombardo_VL038

VITANTONIO LOMBARDO

Restaurants
casa_privata_perugia04

HOUSE IN PERUGIA

Residences
COP_residenza_barhein

RESIDENCE IN BAHRAIN

Residences
santagostino_cop

SANT’AGOSTINO EX CHURCH

Arts Centers – Museum
Guggenheim_IncontroLuce_04

GUGGENHEIM EVENT

Events
ristornate_fach_cop

FACH RESTAURANT

Restaurants
nabito_restaurant_cop

BLU BECK RESTAURANT

Restaurants
COP_villacroce_genova_sampei

VILLA CROCE MUSEUM

Arts Centers – Museum
COP_hotel_birmingham_sampei

HOTEL BIRMINGHAM

Hotels
COP_osteria_francescana_sampei

OSTERIA FRANCESCANA

Restaurants
COP_casa_biella_sampei

HOUSE IN BIELLA

Residences
sampei_MG_8315_MODIFICATA

N'ORMA

Hotels

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