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Room for Ritual, Meditation Shrine with Shelves, Tatami Mat and Handmade Rug


Room for Ritual (or Cento Storie #67) is a meditation altar designed by Sergio Mannino for his Cento Storie solo exhibition at the Memphis Postdesign Gallery in Milan in 2002, curated by Ettore Sottsass. The piece was originally presented only in the form of a watercolor drawing and has been built in 2017 for the first time. It includes a tatami mat for meditation, a handmade rug specifically designed for this piece and manufactured in Nepal, a lightbulb, and 2 plexi shelves. The wood is a red stained solid oak. Limited edition of 10, signed and numbered.


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    H 74 in. x W 36 in. x D 72 in.

    H 187.96 cm x W 91.44 cm x D 182.88 cm

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    Brooklyn, NY
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    Room for ritual
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Sergio Mannino Studio

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Sergio Mannino Studio is a multidisciplinary design firm based in Brooklyn, NY. Studio principal Sergio Mannino earned an Architecture degree from the University of Florence and worked extensively in interior architecture with Ettore Sottsass and Remo Buti. In 2002, he mounted a one-man show of his furniture designs at the Memphis Gallery in Milan. In 2008, Mannino’s “ooo! Lamp” was featured at the furniture fair in New York and nominated best pick of the ICFF by Metropolis magazine. Most recently, the Studio introduced the colorful and modular “Non-Flying Carpet” and the “Inside-Out” series at the New York show “Wanted Design” during the NYCxDesign week. The Studio’s work has been published in magazines, books and blogs around the world, including most recently, Wallpaper.com, for a series of lamps inspired by the artist John McCracken.

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