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Salone del Mobile 2019

Studiopepe is deeply personal

Studiopepe is deeply personal

“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.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication: Plank’s collab with Konstantin Grcic

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication: Plank’s collab with Konstantin Grcic

We explore Plank’s enduring partnership with the German furniture designer and the designs that have emerged as a result.

The art of light with WonderGlass

The art of light with WonderGlass

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.

Design Nation reports back from Salone del Mobile

Design Nation reports back from Salone del Mobile

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.

How Pedrali impressed at Salone del Mobile

How Pedrali impressed at Salone del Mobile

The Pedrali Palace of Wonders. This was what the Italian design house brought to the 2019 Milan design fair – and everyone was impressed.

Solid timber makes a comeback

Solid timber makes a comeback

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.

Benjamin Hubert’s immersive installation

Benjamin Hubert’s immersive installation

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.

World furniture history lessons from 8 brands at Salone 2019

World furniture history lessons from 8 brands at Salone 2019

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.

3D Printing reaches new heights: COS X Mamou-Mani at Salone

3D Printing reaches new heights: COS X Mamou-Mani at Salone

Fashion brand COS presents an architectural installation by architect Arthur Mamou-Mani that’s made from renewable resources using 3D printing methods.

An architect of light

An architect of light

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.

A new age of sustainable products as seen at Salone del Mobile

A new age of sustainable products as seen at Salone del Mobile

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.

Tom Dixon’s unconventional showroom launches in Milan

Tom Dixon’s unconventional showroom launches in Milan

“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.

5 minutes with BIG-GAME at Salone

5 minutes with BIG-GAME at Salone

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.

Aussie lighting designers showing in Milano

Aussie lighting designers showing in Milano

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.

Indesign is heading to Salone Del Mobile 2019 – Are you?

Indesign is heading to Salone Del Mobile 2019 – Are you?

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?

Furniture fair finds from Milan

Furniture fair finds from Milan

Each year the Milan Furniture Fair manages to surpass even the highest of expectations with its extensive showcase of innovative designs – and in 2019, Australia’s ownworld were there to showcase their latest.