Daniele Basso

Daniele Basso 

Short biography

"In the mirror we are all alike, all suspended between dream and reality. Beyond their function, my mirroring artworks are reflections on the contemporary. Unfinished thoughts longing for a personal meaning....".

Daniele Basso started his activities between Biella and Milan in the fashion setting cooperating with Gianni Versace, gained expertise in communication with Publicis, as well as design with Versace Group, Ermenegildo Zegna and FIAT Auto, working in NYC and Paris. In 2006 he founded GlocalDesign, a strategic design office whose motto is Think Globally, Act Locally, operating in Fashion, Interior and Lighting Design. Driven by a keen curiosity for mirrored steel surfaces, he first started significant partnerships and projects with various renowned Italian design brands, including Krizia, Moncler, Napapijri, Mila Schon, Molteni&C, Swarovski, SanPatrignano, Italamp, Slide and Federico Fellini Foundation. He successfully started working as an artist in 2010 and participated in Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition twice, besides exhibiting his works in NYC, Paris, Dubai, Lugano, Monte-Carlo, Forte Dei Marmi, Vatican City, Milan, Bologna and Naples. His works are also exhibited in several permanent collections, including the Portofino Park Museum, where "We=Wall" (a section of the Berlin Wall in mirror-finish steel) is displayed. In 2015 his sculpture "Coke It's Me" is commissioned by Coca-Cola to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the iconic Contour Bottle,  he took part at the "Corporate Art" Exhibition at Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Contemporanea e Moderna (GNAM) in Rome and he made GIGANT monument to celebrate 30th Anniversary of the Ski World Cup Alta Badia -Dolomites Race. In May 2016 the collective exhibition at Contini Art Factory in Venice, the sculpture Aquamantio celebrating MOSCA1916's 100th anniversary and the sculpture "Aureo"  for "Officine della Scrittura" Museum of Aurora - pens Made in Italy. In 2017 the solo anthological exhibition "Reflections." in Argenta (FE - Italy), the trophies "Casa Sanremo Award" during "67th Sanremo Music Festival", and the ones for "Star Team Monaco for Children" at the events in Alta Badia and Monta-Carlo.