Poliart is a family of coffee tables designed by Luca Nichetto for Casamania to introduce an insight of the rich cultural identity of four of the most representative art centers of Europe: Paris, Barcelona, Venice and Istanbul. The basis of each of the four design support surface is bearing one of the city plan and in colors inspired by the culinary delicacies of the best known city. Venice is dark brown like the famous dish pasta al nero di seppia; Barcelona is saffron yellow like a vast dish of paella; Istanbul is white colour, typical of the sweet rose-flavoured Turkish delight and its dusty sugary coating; Paris is a deep rich red, bringing to mind steak tartare or the rich, ruby tones of French burgundy.
Luca Nichetto with poliart line would like to actively promote the cultural activity of these cities, by suggesting to the company of contribution a percentage of its profits to choose foundations and associations dedicated to rising of cultural activities in each of these urban centres. [Via]