In a wide variety of shapes and lines, yet equal in their supreme craftsmanship, we look at eight pieces of sculptural furniture that turn your living and working spaces into an art gallery.
The sights and sounds of Salone are in full swing this week for the much-anticipated return of the world’s biggest design fair. Aleesha Callahan reports on the latest releases on the ground.
Friendly and welcoming, hospitably designed products are the epitome of aesthetics and pleasure. In any space, this Indesign In Focus list inspires a pleasing reaction.
“I’m interested in the invisibility of the design scripts that are hidden within objects we use every day that channel certain stereotypes,” says Central St Martins course leader Betti Marenko. Looking around there are plenty of design objects embedded with gender stereotypes – from the ubiquitous fail of Bic for Her pens to Nika Zupanc’s “feminine” gold chair for Moooi.
With a mind that zooms at a million miles a minute, Marcel Wanders keeps his team at Moooi on their toes. Taking time out to tour the Australian design circuit, we met with Wanders to talk the future of hospitality.
Designed by Siren Design, From Here On provides the sophistication of a boutique hotel with the comfort of a luxury apartment in a highly functional and welcoming workplace environment.
We hit Milan’s hottest design precincts to bring you the top 10 lighting finds from this years Fiera Salone del Mobile!