AURORA, 1994

Then the ball was in our court. We had never thought of uniting our habitual material of metal with glass, because we had no experience with it. So it was not simple to enter into harmony with the artisans of Murano in Venice and have them craft the glass with a degree of precision they were not used to.

— Alessandro, Francesco Mendini, scala centrale in mosaico Bisazza, Groninger Museum (NL), 2010
— Alessandro Mendini,
But the result was of great satisfaction to everyone, and along with it came a kaleidoscope of aesthetic solutions we had not seen before.
— Antonio Olivari
— Atelier Mendini, Anna G cavaturaccioli, 1994
— Atelier Mendini, Galassia, Venini, 1992