Episode 5. Mary Ta | Minotti Los Angeles

My guest on this episode is Mary Ta, founder and chief curator of the flagship Minotti monobrand showroom located in Los Angeles, CA.

Mary Ta (photo credit: Mark Hanauer)

Mary Ta (photo credit: Mark Hanauer)

 

Download the episode HERE and listen to Mary Ta describe Minotti’s place in the larger world of design, both internationally and locally in California.

About Minotti:

In February 2004, Minotti Los Angeles opened in the heart of the West Hollywood Design District, making history as the first Minotti flagship showroom in the world. With architecture reminiscent of the display stands featured in the renowned furniture fair Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, Minotti Los Angeles offers a comprehensive showroom for the Minotti collection and lifestyle.

The name Minotti is synonymous with the words contemporary, elegance and quality. For over 50 years, Minotti S.p.A., an Italian furniture design and manufacturing company, has created furnishings for a discerning global market. In collaboration with the acclaimed Architect-Designer Rodolfo Dordoni, Minotti has become an international brand of luxury amongst the best Italian style.

Envisioning your entire lifestyle, Minotti Los Angeles is proud to showcase complementing collections, including crystal chandeliers by Lolli e Memmoli; Murano glass lighting by Venini; and sculptures by Mauro Mori.

Minotti Los Angeles

Renato Minotti and Roberto Minotti

Renato Minotti and Roberto Minotti

Rodolfo Dordoni, Minotti's worldwide Creative Director

Rodolfo Dordoni, Minotti’s worldwide Creative Director

 

Levitated Mass, the largest object moved by mankind since antiquity, at LACMA.

Levitated Mass, a 340-ton boulder on display at LACMA

Levitated Mass, a 340-ton boulder on display at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Levitated Mass Perspective

Levitated Mass Perspective

(more in this post and this video)

 

LACMA Renzo Piano

LACMA’s Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion, designed by Renzo Piano

Minotti textiles

Minotti textiles inspired by LACMA

Minotti LACMA Textiles + Furniture

Minotti LACMA Textiles + Furniture

(l to r) Owens Armchair, Neto End Tables (x3), White Sofa (style name, not color), Raymond Coffee Table, Spencer Chaise {kinda the antithesis to Shabby Chic, right?}

Minotti Jagger Highback Sofa

Minotti Jagger Highback Sofa

Minotti Lennon Table

Minotti Lennon Table

Check out the Minotti Los Angeles web site.

the Minotti Los Angeles team

the Minotti Los Angeles team

Find them on facebook, twitter @MinottiLA, and instagram @minottila.

Stay tuned to @DesignInConvo for more on Minotti LA’s ten year anniversary events and Minotti Design 360.

That’s it for this episode wrap-up. If you’d like more information on anything mentioned in this episode, send us your questions via email, twitter or facebook. Thanks for listening to Design in Conversation!

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