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The Milan-based studio Attico is the work of Cristina Celestino, who showed her odd and lovely Veneer vases at Salone Milan this year. I’ve been keeping tabs on her ever since, following how she applies the “industrial design quality and research skills” she learned in school as an architecture student “to traditional materials to generate a new projectual philosophy.” What that means can be seen in the aforementioned Veneer vases, which are composed of layers of wood, carbon, glass fiber and adhesive films that are directly wrapped onto steel spindles and polymerized, a process that, in very simple terms, combines many molecules into a new molecular compound. Here, she applies an industrial process to a domestic object with a combination of both domestic and industrial materials. The pieces almost look like offcuts of a larger fabrication, but Celestino’s pattern work, the stripes of color, material and texture, lend each piece a singularity; In fact, no two pieces are alike.