Italcementi and Alessi Announces the Winner of #Concrete In Design Contest
BANGALORE, January 22, 2014
BANGALORE, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Luca Galbusera, an Italian Designer is the Winner of #Concrete In Design
Luca Galbusera , a 30-year-old Italian designer,is the winnerof #Concrete In
Design , the international contest promoted by Italcementi and Alessi,opento
young professionals interested in experimenting with new expressive shapes
using i.design EFFIX, a high performance material conceived by Italcementi
ideal for giving shape to the creativity of designers.
The winning entry, entitled "Omaggio all'artigiano" (Homage to the artisan) -
W ishes to emphasize the importance of the artisan, understood not only as a
person with his or her own activity, but, in particular, as a custodian of his
or her own art. A worker who is essentially a full time operator of his or her
own discipline," this is how Luca Galbusera presented his project during the
Born in 1984 and educated at the Design Faculty of the Milan Politecnico, Luca
Galbusera works in the field of interior design partnering with both
businesses and private individuals.In February 2014, he will be facilitated
by i.lab, Italcementi's Research and Innovation Centre, to attenda workshop
organized by LPWK Design Studio, owned by Laura Polinoro, who for years has
been working with Alessi on organising design workshopsall over the
world.During the workshop at i.lab, the project will be examined in detail
and perfected so at to obtain a new design piece to be possiblyincluded in
Alessi's future collection.
The mock-up of the winning project will be displayed on 21 March at the Alessi
show room in Milan alongwithother interesting entries from the contest.
200 creative designers from 112 countries took part in the #Concrete In Design
contest uploading a total of 302 proposals onthe desall.com website, a
platform promotingparticipatory design of new products and fostering digital
About Zuari Cement:
Zuari Cement is part of the worldwide Italcementi Group, the fifth largest
cement producer in the world. Zuari Cement has a total cement manufacturing
capacity of 6.2 mMillion tons in India, which includes 2 manufacturing units
at Sitapuram and Yerraguntla, along with a grinding centre at Chennai. Zuari
Cement is developing a project of 3 million ton per year cement plant in North
Karnataka and alarge grinding unit is also being erected at Sholapur in
Maharashtra. A cement terminal is also being developed at Kochi, Kerala.
A captive power plant at Sitapuram with a capacity of 43 MW augments the power
capabilities of the company. In line with Groups' global focus on quality and
environment, Zuari Cement's manufacturing units are ISO 50000, ISO: 9001 and
ISO: 14000 certified. With over 5% market share in the South Indian cement
market and sales of over 249 million Euros in 2012, Zuari cement has chalked
out ambitious plans for the future. This includes strengthening its presence
in the Maharashtra, Orissa, W. Bengal and North East markets.
Zuari Cement on the Internet: www.zuaricements.com
Italcementi Group on the Internet: www.italcementigroup.com
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