Maarten Baas at Milan Design Week

Maarten Baas is featured in the Milan Design Week with his latest exhibition titled MORE OR LESS. The exhibition is set in the 16th-century Church of San Paolo Converso, providing an impressive and awe-inspiring backdrop for the event. Partnering with the fashion brand G-Star RAW, Baas created a full-size airplane from recycled denim. He aims to explore the complex relationship between green design and mass consumerism, a topic that is particularly sensitive in the context of Milan Design Week and an industry that encourages consumption. Read more about this exhibition through the link below.

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April 18-23, 2023⁠
Chiesa San Paolo Converso ⁠
Piazza Sant’Eufemia 1, Milano ⁠

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ABOUT Maarten Baas

Maarten Baas (1978) is considered to be one of the most influential Dutch designers of the beginning of the 21st century. He is often described as an author designer, whose works lie on the boundaries between art and design. His work is known as rebellious, playful, intellectual, theatrical and artistic, and varies from conceptual designs, limited editions, production design, (public) installations, architecture, interior design, theater design to performances.

His works are in major museum collections, such as the MoMA, New York; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Les Arts Decoratifs, Paris; SFMOMA, San Francisco; Die Neue Sammlung, Munich; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. His works can also be found in the private collections of Brad Pitt, Kanye West, Ian Schrager and Adam Lindemann. In addition, Baas worked for exclusive brands, such as Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Dior, Gramercy Park Hotel, Dom Ruinart and Berluti.