Boris. Magazine Rack by Designlibero
Total raised: $96,595
Boris. Magzine rack by Designlibero.
“Hello, I am Boris the cat, I love to snuggle by the bed or the sofa and read magazines and books. I am playful and relaxed, affectionate and independent and from now on … I am your friend! “ Boris is a storage solution turned into an iconic object. This freestanding magazine & book rack offers a practical and fun way to organize your casual reading, wherever you need it. The cat-inspired structure is made of 6 mm powder coated metal rod produced in Italy.
DesignLibero is multidisciplinary design studio based in Milan. It was founded in 2013 by Libero Rutilo and Ekaterina Shchetina, an international and young design couple linked by common passions for art, technology, materials, industry and communication. According to DesignLibero, every new project is a blend of intuition, sensations, memories, strategy, needs and functionality. Ekaterina and Libero love to discover new opportunities and improve the world in unexpected ways.
- Material: metal
- Color: Orange
- Dimensions: W 52, H 35, D 25 cm
- Weight: 1 Kg
Today we want to lend our support to a fundraising campaign that intends to help the efforts of our heroic medical staff.
Thanks to our long-term partners, companies and celebrities we've been able to launch the #VinciamoNoi (#WeWin) campaign to support 3 main objectives:
- finance the purchase of ventilators and breathing equipment;
- provide new beds in intensive and sub-intensive care;
- guarantee health care and rapid intervention of medical staff who find themselves on the front line.
This is why we've decided to combine our efforts with those of 3 major Italian companies whose commitment and dedication have made them stand out, particularly in recent weeks, and who are daily committed to dealing with the Corona Virus emergency: the Italian Red Cross, Luigi Sacco Hospital in Milan and Spallanzani Hospital in Rome (National Institute of Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani) and Policlinico San Matteo in Pavia.
Given the rapidity with which today's medical emergency is evolving and the changing needs, the funds raised through this campaign may need to be allocated differently by the beneficiary organizations. In this way the funding will go directly to the areas that need it most, whilst at the same time respecting the transparency and full traceability of the funds raised through this campaign to tackle the coronavirus emergency.
The Italian Red Cross has been at the forefront since the start of the Covid-19 emergency, providing aid including emergency assistance, medical, psychological and logistical support, informing, managing and screening as well as carrying out many other crucial activities in the battle against an epidemic that is bringing the country to its knees. In collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Italian Red Cross is managing the safe transport of patients to and from the relevant healthcare structures, through the use of special high-level bio-containment vehicles designed for health emergencies of this entity.
The Luigi Sacco Hospital in Milan is the reference center for the coordination of activities to fight Covid-19 in Northern Italy, a region in which the first Italian outbreaks were recorded and in which researchers have managed to isolate the Italian strain of coronavirus.
Spallanzani Hospital has been managing the Covid-19 emergency from the start, hosting the very first infected patients and isolating the virus. Today INMI researchers are working on the search for a vaccine while the medical staff focuses on caring for patients hospitalized at the facility.
The IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation is responsible for emergency management, both through the analysis of swabs and care and assistance of all patients, whilst continuing to carry out research and healthcare activities.