Murana for Venini | 2012

According to the Venetian tradition wearing a mask means denying one’s own identity escaping from social conventions and regaining the freedom that Wilde, in his famous quote, defines as sincere.

Venini is one of the latest names that still evoke the magic of Venice, through sand and fire, color and transparency, the Prometheus myth and the furnaces of Murano.
Murana is the name of the mask I have designed for Venini: a volume to wear for filtering the reality through the glass of its surfaces, a face without sexual or racial connotations able to represent every kind of humanity, a soul for an object that could be casually perceived as a vase…
Good morning Mrs Mask, and Good morning Mrs Murana.