BOOKS & FOODS

Triennale Milano

The Triennale di Milano Library and the Historical Archives present Books&Foods, a selection of historical and contemporary items referring to catering space: the café/restaurant design from the Triennale Cafeteria to the Cafe Nicholson in New York, with an original view to Museums Cafés in Italy from the early Twentieth century and a selection of images, graphics and photographs ranging from the home kitchen to home-cooking.

X Triennale, 1954, White Bar, Parco Sempione, Riccardo Griffini, From the collection of: Triennale Milano
CAFE' IN TRIENNALE
Examples of different choices of areas and equipment dedicated to the bar/restaurant and café in the Palazzo dell’Arte in the various exhibitions of Triennale di Milano: from the Cafeteria on the terrace of 1933 to the Design Café designed by Michele De Lucchi in 2002.
VIII Triennale, coffee bar, books and newspapers, Carlo Pagani, 1947, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

VIII Triennale, 1947, Carlo Pagani, Coffee bar

XIV Triennale, Bar in the section Espressioni e produzioni italiane, Joe Colombo, 1968, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

XIV Triennale, 1968, Joe Colombo, Bar of the section Espressioni e produzioni italiane

Zona bar, Umberto Riva, 1994, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

Umberto Riva, Bar, 1994

Coffee Design, Michele de Lucchi, 2002, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

Michele de Lucchi, Coffee Design, 2002

Set of the Woody Allen film "Bullets over Broadway", Woody Allen, 1993/1994, From the collection of: Triennale Milano
NICHOLSON CAFE'
Eclectic place, a meeting point between the mainstream and the creativity, Cafè Nicholson fits well into the cultural and culinary New Yorker social fabric. It returns the passage of the characters that have attended the Cafè from the Fifties to the Nineties.
Cafè Nicholson insede - The Continental magazine (1962, n.3), 1962, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

Cafè Nicholson inside, The Continental magazine (1962, n.3)

1950, Hoagy Carmichael, photo Karl Bissinger, Karl Bissinger, 1950, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

Karl Bissinger, Hoagy Carmichael

1950, Gower and Marge Champion, photo Karl Bissinger, Karl Bissinger, 1950, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

Karl Bissinger, Gower and Marge Champion

IX Triennale di Milano, 1951, Kitchen, Accomodation n.1, apartment for four people, Vittorio Borachia, Vittorio Borachia, 1951, From the collection of: Triennale Milano
CATERING IN THE HISTORICAL ARCHIVES
The Historical Archives of the Triennale tell the evolution of space catering and design of the kitchen/dining room, private space/domestic space in the various exhibitions, with an original view to Museums Cafés in Italy since the early Twentieth century.
VI Triennale di Milano, 1936 Kitchen, Accomodation n. 3, apartment for three people, project by the students of the humanitarian school of Milan, 1936, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

VI Triennale, Kitchen, Umanitaria school's students, Accomodation n. 3

VIII Triennale di Milano, 1947, Standard Kitchen, Swedish Section, Hyregästernas Sparkasse, 1947, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

VIII Triennale, 1947, Hyregastemas Sparkasse, Standard Kitchen, Swedish section

XIII Triennale di Milano, 1964, kitchen unit Mini-Kitchen, Joe Colombo, 1964, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

XIII Triennale, 1964, Joe Colombo, Mini-Kitchen

XVIII Triennale di Milano, 1991, New Tools, Marco Susani, Mario Trimarchi, 1991, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

XVIII Triennale, 1992, Marco Susani, Mario Trimarchi, New Tools

Ephemera, advertisement, From the collection of: Triennale Milano
EPHEMERA FALES LIBRARY SPECIAL COLLECTION
The Special collection Ephemerea (Fales Library, New York University) presents recipe books, cookbooks, canning and preserving books where the graphics and advertising are linked to the dissemination and knowledge of automated machines for the preparation and administration of food, intertwined with the literature and the disclosure of some popular global brands and small companies established in the territory.
Ephemera, advertisement, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

Ephemera, Advertisement

Ephemera, advertisement, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

Ephemera, Advertisement

Ephemera, cookbook, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

Ephemera, Cookbook

Ephemera, canning book, From the collection of: Triennale Milano

Ephemera, Canning book

Curated by Tommaso Tofanetti and Claudia Di Martino
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