Next year Milan will host Expo 2015, the uber-famous world's fair will explore the theme 'Feeding the planet, Energy for Life’. Open from May 1 to October 31, 2015, it will host over 130 participants. Running for 184 days, the giant exhibition site, covering one million square meters, is expected to welcome over 20 million visitors.
The city has been gearing up for the occasion for months and months. Neri feels extremely honoured to have been part of the process by designing and manufacturing the a bespoke dimple LED lighting fixture whose look and technical characteristics allow such flexibility that it has been placed literally all over Milan: from the Navigli to Parco Sempione, from Piazza Duomo to Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci. Its name is Nova, it could be side-entry or post-top mounted, suspended or catenary mounted.