“We investigate the subjective and objective sensations and experiences linked to colours in order to define the personality of each project,” says Studiopepe co-director Chiara Di Pinto. It’s a personal approach that has garnered the Italian design studio world-wide acclaim.
We explore Plank’s enduring partnership with the German furniture designer and the designs that have emerged as a result.
In 2013 Christian Mussati co-founded WonderGlass with his father Maurizio. The Italian handblown glass lighting company has become known for its bespoke craftsmanship and collaborative efforts with some of the architecture, design and art industry’s most globally revered names.
Get the complete low-down from Design Nation of all the latest and greatest pieces to be shown at Salone del Mobile this year. Expect strong colours and forms and plenty of quirkiness in between.
The Pedrali Palace of Wonders. This was what the Italian design house brought to the 2019 Milan design fair – and everyone was impressed.
Is it being fuelled by a retreat from technology, a focus on crafting, or the will to slow down and pause? Simple, robust, solid wood furniture seems to be making a comeback.
Immersion in a surface material is possible! Benjamin Hubert of LAYER shows us how with Dekton and light in a poetic installation for Cosentino in Milan.
From Bond a villain’s favourite seat to timeless classics with updated and expanded finishes, here our pick of the best reissued pieces at Salone 2019.
Fashion brand COS presents an architectural installation by architect Arthur Mamou-Mani that’s made from renewable resources using 3D printing methods.
The founder and CEO of Occhio, Axel Meise, has long been a pioneer of lighting design as a way to enhance one’s way of living. At Euroluce 2019, the German brand unveiled new additions to the much-loved Mito family lighting series.
There’s a surprisingly sparse emphasis on sustainable products during the world’s biggest furniture-design week. We’ve been scouring the brand offerings in Milan for beacons of progress. Here are some we’ve found.
“There is nothing dustier than a conventional lighting and furniture showroom,” says Tom Dixon. So at Milan Design Week 2019, he opens The Manzoni, a 100-pax restaurant that will be his permanent base in mainland Europe.
A ‘quiet’ design, a durable character and a solid working relationship contribute to the ongoing appeal of BIG-GAME’s Castor collection for Karimoku New Standard.
We may be on the other side of the world, but Australians are certainly an intrepid bunch. And this point is reiterated when looking at the amount of Aussie lighting designers showcasing their wares on the world stage at Salone del Mobile Milan 2019.
The 58th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano is less than one month away; we are packing our bags and finalising our schedules – will you be there?