Lay back and relax in Milan: 10 exquisite sofas to dream for

Gregor sofa by Vincent Van Dusyen for Molteni

Interstellar Colombian crafts, smooth pebbles for Japanese gardens and a Milanese metro station inspired some of these 10 exquisite sofas launched at Milan Design Week 2019.

Stellar Works’ 2019 collections debut at Shanghai and Milan design weeks

Stellar Works' 2019 collection - Photo by Stellar Works

Stellar Works’ 2019 collections by Neri&HU, Space Copenhagen, Yabu Pushelberg and more highlight the international imprint the the Chinese brand as well the strong links with its hometown Shanghai and Milan, the brand’s design ‘godmother’.

10 Chinese design brands debuting brand-new collections at Design Shanghai 2019

Paper clip-inspired chairs by 8 Hour Design - Photo by 8 Hour Design

At Design Shanghai 2019, 10 Chinese design brands launched brand-new series inspired by millennials’ lifestyle, digital algorithms, paper clips, quirky comics and even Minions.

Design Shanghai 2019 highlights the strong links between Eastern and Western design

Design Shanghai 2019. Gervasoni stand - Photo via IG, follow @gervasoni1882.

Chinese and international creatives met at Design Shanghai 2019. On show electroplated stainless steel benches, inside-out upholstered seats, furniture tuning with the new rituals of Millennials and more…

Collect 2019: 4 trends at the London international art fair for modern craft and design

COLLECT 2019. Umberto Dattola's 'Invisible Cities' Cabinet made of plywood, natural wood, gold leaf - courtesy of Collect

Collect 2019: a bejeweled shawl hijab encouraging conversation about the role of the hijab today, blown glass visuals infused with fishnets and plastics addressing to the oceans’ pollution issue and digital technologies merging with bespoke creations. Isobel Dennis, Director of Collect – The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design, highlights some of the main trends to look out for in London.

Nomad St Moritz 2019: 6 brilliant design installations plunged into the Swiss Alps

Carsten Holler's 'mushroom carpet' for Massimo de Carlo' @ Nomad St Moritz 2019.

Quilted fabrics exploring the complexity of migration, handcrafted bioplastic vessels and nun-shaped lamps. 6 inspiring design series on show at Nomad St Moritz 2019.

Nordic rounded shapes reign in Northern’s second design collection

Nordic Rounded shapes reing in Northern's new design collection. Oblong sofa by Mario Tsai - Photo by Chris Tonnesen, courtesy of Northern,

Oblong sofas, oval mirrors and spherical pendant lamps. Nordic rounded shapes bridge Scandinavian heritage and international contemporary design in Northern’s second furniture and home accessories collection.

Maison Objet honours 6 emerging Chinese designers forging a new national identity

MaisonObjet2019 - Frank Chou @ Rising Design Talents - Courtesy of Frank Chou.

Sustainability, craftsmanship and technology are at the core of the new collections of 6 emerging Chinese designers on show in Paris. The 2019 RISING TALENT AWARDS shines a light on the country’s rapidly evolving creative scene.