Interview with Lorenzo Osti

As we are sadly unable to speak directly to the late Massimo Osti himself, what better alternative than to have the opportunity to chat with his son, Lorenzo, who offers not only a link to the past and all the great work of his father, but also a lens to the future through his own work at Studio Osti.  Here, Lorenzo answers a few questions posed by the members of the OA forum.

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Interview with Patrik Fomin & Hugo Bergström – Nitty Gritty, Stockholm

Nitty Gritty started out in 1991 in Stockholm as a counter reaction to mainline clothing department stores dominating the market in the early 90′s. From being one of the first independent stores in Stockholm, its reputation and success has steadily grown both in Sweden and internationally over the past 20 years. Last year, as part of their 20th birthday celebrations, Nitty Gritty commissioned a special anniversary piece in collaboration with Stone Island.  Osti Archive’s RedMagnus decided to find out more….

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STONE ISLAND 30TH ANNIVERSARY LAUNCH

This year see’s the 30th Anniversary of Stone Island. Carlo Rivetti this week unveiled the company’s plans for the celebration, including a book, anniversary “30/30″ jacket and a re-release of one of the first pieces made, the “tella stella“. Watch the videos for more information…

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R&D VIDEO: 5515 STONE ISLAND__LIQUID REFLECTIVE JACKET_AW’011’012

Experimentation, research and design. Stone Island describes through metaphorical images the making of the AW ’011’012 Liquid Reflective Jacket.

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Ma.strum fiberfill vest (technical, innovative, functional) – a closer look

Innovation, functionality and timeless aesthetics have distinguished the work of Massimo Osti, whose research in textiles and form revolutionized sportswear, leaving an unmistakable mark in the fashion world. The MA.STRUM collection is inspired by these same principles, using innovative high-tech fabrics and technology to create products providing function, comfort and style. A selection of garments, bearing the “Massimo Osti Archive” label, uses exclusive fabrics rediscovered and transformed from Massimo Osti Studio’s Textile Archive.

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