Barnaba Fornasetti’s unique piece for the “ELLE DECOR not for sale auction”
ELLE DECOR invited Barnaba Fornasetti to design a unique piece for the ‘ELLE DECOR not for sale auction’, the special charity event in collaboration with Christie’s and powered by Charitybuzz.
In the ‘Mani’ Magic table the central convex mirror creates a dreamlike atmosphere with a certain talismanic quality. The iconic Fornasetti ‘Mani’ decor is applied by hand on a new emerald background.
Money raised from the sale of the Fornasetti table will be donated to the non-profit organisation CBM Italia Onlus.
The ‘ELLE DECOR Not for Sale auction’ includes ten unique pieces made by ten artists and designers.
You can find more information and take part to the auction until 3:30pm (EST time) of Friday 13 December on Charitybuzz website.
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