Argentinian designer Agustina Bottoni, 34, spent years working in fashion before shifting her focus to product design and settling in Italy.

Calici Milanesi — Glassware Trio

Since starting her practice in 2016, she has produced a diverse body of work—from a series of mobile-like kinetic vases to a collection of sculptures that incorporate wind chimes. In an upcoming project, Bottoni is going back to her roots, combining fashion and designer in a collection of elegant geometric tapestries.

We asked the breakout designer about who inspires her, her most treasured possession, and what daily rituals get her in the zone. Read the answers below.

"Sound is a feature that is mostly overlooked in design,

“Sound is a feature that is mostly overlooked in design,” Bottoni says. “We are immersed in the digital world, so it is quite refreshing to have objects that we can experience through our less-used senses.”

Photo Courtesy of Agustina Bottoni

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Current location: Milan, Italy

Something you always carry with you: Pen and lip balm.

First childhood memory related to design: The modernist homes I built for my pet rabbit Vincent and Michael the toad, using scraps of wood.

Calici Milanesi — Glassware Trio

This glassware trio recalls 1930s Italian modernism and are  part of Souvenir Milano, curated by Raffaella Guidobono and presented during Milan Design Week 2018.

Photo Courtesy of Agustina Bottoni

Daily ritual to get into a creative space: Turn on music, light up palo santo, and get a cup of coffee or tea. 

Musical artist or album that inspires you: Mogwai.

Person you most admire: Anonymous people standing against injustice. 

Presented during Milan Design Week 2018, this sound sculpture, Melodicware, contains brass chimes of different lengths that play pleasant musical notes. Swinging by breeze or touch, they release casual melodies inspired by Debussy.

Presented during Milan Design Week 2018, this sound sculpture, Melodicware, contains brass chimes of different lengths that play pleasant musical notes. Swinging by breeze or touch, they release casual melodies inspired by Debussy.  

Photo Courtesy of Agustina Bottoni

See the full story on Dwell.com: Dwell 24: Agustina Bottoni

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