During Art Basel/Design Miami-famed luxury Italian furniture maker Poltrona Frau Group & Wallpaper held a vibrant showcase of the Baccarat limited edition 2011 lighting collection at their newly opened Miami showroom by architect Albert R. Poza with interiors by Giulio Cappellini. Guests including Adolfo Barattolo, Steven Burks Tony Chambers, Giulio Cappellini, Marianne Goebl, Marva Griffin, Federico Materazzi, Giampiero Di Persia and Dario Rinero enjoyed musical highlights by the famed DJ Sinatra.
Phillippe Starck's Marie Coquine
The exclusive limited edition collection and new designs at the PFG's flagship showroom showcases Mister GoLightly's personal design favorite, Philippe Starck's Marie Coquine -- a whimsically elegant 12-light Zenith Chandelier topped by an ivory umbrella with chestnut wood handle. The magical showroom also houses introductions from Michele de Lucchi's Sfera collection alongside his limited-edition Coppe della Filosofia -- a series of refined bowls in crystal chased with pure 24-karat gold. Eriko Horiki's Senritsu lantern-traditional Japanese Washi paper lantern inlaid with crystal octagons and Jaime Hayon's popular Candy Lights -- chic platinum, copper-colored or shiny white ceramic table lamps complete with crystal lampshades and Baccarat's signature red crystal dimmer-switches are also featured.
Poltrona Frau Group opened its flagship showroom in the Miami Design District in October, 2011 and is the largest luxury furniture showroom in North America. The showroom carries all the brands under the PFG umbrella including, Poltrona Frau, Cappellini, Cassina, Nemo, Nemo Cassina Lighting and Gufram. Now I know where to go when I decide to decorate my imaginary Star Island mansion "Chateua GoLightly" as PFG are now also the exclusive dealers of Baccarat lighting products in Miami.
All photos courtesy of the Poltrona Frau Group Miami