BAAS IS IN TOWN, by Maarten Baas coproduced by 5VIE in collaboration with Ventura Projects, features the creative world of renowned designer Maarten Baas. The exhibition takes place in the 5VIE cultural district right in the city centre of Milan, during the Fuori Salone 2014.
BAAS IS IN TOWN will show various new designs by Maarten Baas, including a new collection for Carpenters Workshop Gallery, with whom Maarten Baas worked with since 2007. Also, there will be original collaborations with established designers such as product designer Bertjan Pot, and fashion designer Walter van Beirendonckand including artists from a total different background, like Teun Hocks and John Körmeling. These collaborations are supported by the Centraal Museum Utrecht, the Netherlands.
The exhibition also features a preview of his latest public space design: Koopgoot Collection. This collection represents specially made public furniture for the ‘Koopgoot’, the main shopping street of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The newest product for Lasvit, The Pop light, will also be presented.
All these designs, collections and collaborations are presented in a theatrical setting, in collaboration with Theatre Group De Kwekerij.