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Che bello! Relive the best of Milan Design Week 2021

Che bello! Relive the best of Milan Design Week 2021

Say ciao to Milan Design Week once again. In this multi-part series, Indesign welcomes some of the best in design to centre stage as we unfold the latest product launches of the last year.

September looking promising for Salone del Mobile 2021

September looking promising for Salone del Mobile 2021

The Italian Government has released a statement showing confidence in a possible Salone del Mobile 2021 event in September.

How BIG-GAME design studio got its name

How BIG-GAME design studio got its name

They might go by the name BIG-GAME, but Elric Petit, Grégoire Jeanmonod, and Augustin Scott de Martinville of BIG-GAME design studio are about as humble as they come.

OE Quasi Light: Illuminating Mathematical Forms

OE Quasi Light: Illuminating Mathematical Forms

“Light shapes everything; it determines what we do and how we do it.” The OE Quasi Light by Louis Poulsen finds a harmonious balance between function and design through finding the geometric beauty in mathematical forms.

Walking into colour with Hermès

Walking into colour with Hermès

During Milan Design Week, Hermès presented its colourful Collections for the Home 2018-2019 in an immersive, intimate and dreamlike setting where colour was an element to be inhabited.

Crossing boundaries: The rise and rise of cross-over furniture

Crossing boundaries: The rise and rise of cross-over furniture

It’s been touted as a trend, but we predict it will only continue to increase in popularity, that is ­– furniture designed for use across multiple typologies. Here’s a round-up of standouts from the Salone.

The top installations from Salone 2018

The top installations from Salone 2018

Along with chairs, the Salone del Mobile has become synonymous with extravagant installations. Here is the top 6 from this year.

5 minutes with Oki Sato in Milan

5 minutes with Oki Sato in Milan

Oki Sato of Nendo needs no introduction. He has achieved cult status among designers and design-lovers alike, with a prolific output of products that range from cheesecake to robots, furniture items and more.

Foscarini lighting the way

Foscarini lighting the way

ECAL and Foscarini present an intimate exhibition at Palazzo Litta showcasing nine lighting objects that explore the ways light accompany our movement in a space.

Designers overheard in Milan

Designers overheard in Milan

Short and snappy and straight from the streets. This is the quick-fire digest from a gamut of the world’s best designers at the 2018 Salone del Mobile Milan.

5 mins with Daniel Heckscher of Note Design Studio

5 mins with Daniel Heckscher of Note Design Studio

We talk design strategy and a multidisciplinary approach with Daniel Hecksher of Swedish collective Note Design Studio during the Salone del Mobile Milan.

What’s hot at EuroCucina

What’s hot at EuroCucina

At EuroCucina, the world’s top kitchen brands reveal their fashionable vision for the future of cooking, dining and hosting in the kitchen.

You, the designer, are a desirable audience

You, the designer, are a desirable audience

Putting design on a global stage, the Salone del Mobile isn’t just for showcasing the newest product. Increasingly it’s about the activities outside the fairgrounds, and as commerce moves in at the juncture of art and design, one crowd of people are clearly being targeted.

Fiona Lynch’s guide to surviving Milan… Or any trade show

Fiona Lynch’s guide to surviving Milan… Or any trade show

Whether you’re planning to go this year, or hoping to make it next year, one thing is for certain when it comes to trade shows – there is so much to take in. So grab all the advice you can to make sure you have best (and smoothest) experience.

Turning Japanese … ‘Wood’-Turning Japanese, That Is!

Turning Japanese … ‘Wood’-Turning Japanese, That Is!

Japan’s biggest wood furniture manufacturer certainly didn’t disappoint in Milan this year with an exciting line-up of new designs!

Want To Get ‘Together’ With Arper? We’ve Got You Sorted!

Want To Get ‘Together’ With Arper? We’ve Got You Sorted!

Psssssssst … here are some secrets straight from Europe about a new model of collaboration.

Reviewing Salone del Mobile 2016

At Salone del Mobile 2016 visitors from across the world spent a whirlwind week discovering the latest offerings from some of the most exciting names in the industry. We had the opportunity to find out what Liz Teh, the Head of Design for Haworth Asia Pacific, thought were the best design trends and exhibitions this year.

Salone 2016: The Final Word

Salone 2016: The Final Word

As we know, in the design world there’s no greater time to debut new products than at Salone del Mobile. Over an exciting week, thousands of exhibitors and visitors peruse the latest in design, and Italian design luminaries Lema, Fantini, Valcucine and Falper, are no exceptions.

Anticipating a Bright Future

Anticipating a Bright Future

Lexus’ exhibition at Salone del Mobile for 2016 followed a theme of anticipation – revealing a bright, and enchanting design future.

Sou Fujimoto’s Forest of Light

Sou Fujimoto’s Forest of Light

“People meander through this forest, as if lured by the charm of the light. Light and people interact with one another, its existence defining the transition of the other,” says architect Sou Fujimoto of his installation for COS at Salone del Mobile 2016.

Milan Minute: Snarkitecture

Milan Minute: Snarkitecture

Amidst the launch of the Lexus exhibition at Salone del Mobile 2016, we catch up with Snarkitecture.

Seven Milan installations that were just more fabulous than the others

Seven Milan installations that were just more fabulous than the others

In the sensory cluster-barrrage that is the Milan design week, making a lasting impression requires not just beautiful product, but the creation of immersive, surprising and original environments. Indesign Managing Editor Lorenzo Logi shares his favourites from the fair.

5 Minutes With… Chris Hardy

5 Minutes With… Chris Hardy

Australia’s Chris Hardy has been announced as an exhibitor at Milan’s Ventura Lambrate as part of the annual Salone in April, we took 5 Minutes of Chris’s time to find out what makes him tick