Silestone is sponsoringCounter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchenat The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. This exhibition takes a look at architectural modernism from the inside out, through the 20th century transformation of the kitchen. The exhibition is curated by Juliet Kinchin, Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design, and will be on display from September 15, 2010 to March 14, 2011.
"We are honored
to sponsor this incredible exhibition and to partner for the first time with
The Museum of Modern Art. The Silestone brand is synonymous with the
sophisticated modern-day kitchen, and shares a deep appreciation for the
important, ever-changing, role of this room in the home. The evolution over the
decades is truly impressive. We hope thatCounter Spaceinspires visitors to consider kitchen design and its significance in a whole
new light," said Lorenzo Marquez, vp of Marketing for Cosentino North
will explore how from the 1920s, fitted kitchens communicated concepts of
functional "contemporary" design to mass audiences around the world.
with MoMA is yet another “highpoint in a significant year for Silestone's
business, as its parent company Cosentino launches plans to significantly expand
its presence in the U.S. in the next 12 months,” the company notes.
business continues to grow in North America, it's imperative to support
architects and designers, and share an appreciation for our industry,"
said Marquez. "This educational exhibit provides a retrospective of
kitchen design over the decades and prompts us to consider an exciting future
of endless design possibilities," he adds.
To explore the
exhibition online, visit www.moma.org/counterspace.
Silestone to sponsor special MoMA exhibit
September 15, 2010