THE creative director of Missoni, Angela Missoni is one of the winners of The Museum of Arts and Design, New York 2016 Visionaries Award. The institution’s annual MAD ball recognises outstanding individuals in the art and design industries, each year awarding exceptional creatives from across a variety of disciplines.
Her accomplishments have recognised alongside those of design advocate, patron, and MAD Trustee Charles S Cohen, the late architect Zaha Hadid and conceptual artist Yinka Shonibare who also winners of the 2016 Award. The glamorous event, which was hosted by writer and fashion commentator Simon Doonan who welcomed 500 guests including other leading artists and designers, as well as corporate and civic leaders.
Angela Missoni next year celebrates 20 years in her role at the brand and has been accredited with having maintained the reputation one of Italy’s most iconic fashion houses, while continuously rejuvenating the brand that first popularised eye-catching prints made up of colourful zig-zags and geometric patterns, Angela’s contributions not only to her family’s business, but to the sartorial industry as a whole, has been rightfully rewarded at MAD’s 60th anniversary gala.
by Hannah BerginTags: Angela Missoni > Charles S Cohen > Missoni > New York > Simon Doonan > The Museum of Arts and Design > Visionaries Award > Yinka Shonibare > Zaha Hadid