[ Raise your GLASSES to THE BAR of STYLE by Matteo Thun ] The Radisson Blu Media Harbour Hotel, Dusseldorf, Germany

Matteo Thun, born in 1952 in Bolzano, Italy, is a famous architect and designer.

 

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Thun studied at the Salzburg Academy under the supervision of Oskar Kokoschka. He then obtained a degree in architecture in Florence, Italy, in 1975. In 1978 he moved to Milan, starting to work with Ettore Sottsass.

 

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In 1981, he was one of the co-founders of the Memphis Group, a design movement that helped shape form and style throughout the 1980s. The following year, he was appointed the chair in product design and ceramics by the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

 

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In 1984 he founded his Studio, in Milan, Italy. Between 1990 and 1993, he worked as the Creative Director at Swatch.

 

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Matteo Thun has worked for Artemide, Catalano, Driade, Illy, Philips Electronics, Fontana Arte, Missoni, Porsche Design, VitrA, Villeroy&Boch, and Zucchetti, among others.

 

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For more about the famous architect / designer Matteo Thun and the Radisson Blu Hotels, please consult the following links to your pleasure and enjoy:

 

WIKIPEDIA = Matteo Thun = Insights into the world of Architecture and Design

 

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WIKIPEDIA = Radisson Hotels = Design, Comfort, Worldwide

 

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what is the best moment of the day?

 

--- the evening, because i get up late.

 

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Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.

 

--- Marilyn French

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