NOMAD Capri 2023: Murano blown-glass floors climbing the walls, vibrant bulbous creatures, Mediterranean-inspired turquoise design, and more.
Spaziale presents transdisciplinary and collaborative projects of a new generation of ‘Sustainable Native’ Italian architects dealing with a world in a permanent crisis state.
FAKE is a tongue-in-cheek nightstand/seat playing with contemporary designers’ dilemmas: Fame or sobriety? Artsy or functional purist? Ubiquitousness of discreetness?
Mesmerising hues inspired by rainbows and vintage electric guitars inspired the new food veneer collection by Konstantin Grcic for ALPI.
The exhibition GIANFRANCO FRATTINI: IERI OGGI DOMANI narrates the work of the legendary architect who collaborated with some of the most visionary entrepreneurs, creatives, and companies in post-war Italy, and contributed to shaping the Italian Design Movement.
From the Vespa to the Arco Lamp. Triennale Milano celebrates its 100th anniversary with the new permanent exhibition ‘Italian Design Museum’ curated by Marco Sammicheli.
At the Istituto dei Ciechi in Milan, WonderGlass collective exhibition Abrakadabra stages installations created by Paul Cocksedge, Tom Dixon, Elisa Ossino, Elena Salmistraro, and more.
A giant cloud chandelier, a signature-like lamp, a Wassily Kandinsky-inspired fashionable hat turned into a light, a glowing grid pulsing with music, and more. Sixteen out-of-the-box lighting designs at Euroluce 2023.
Ron Arad transforms a discarded mattress into Matrizia, Moroso’s high-end, ready-made, unconventional sofa.
Atelier Biagetti presents THE KING, an installation recreating the living room of a fantastical house, the quintessential expression of a gigantic ego.
For the Hayama furniture collection, Patricia Urquiola took inspiration from traditional Japanese Haori jackets that are worn over a kimono.
Irina Dzhus’ powerful message of freedom from Ukraine, Formafantasma’s multidisciplinary symposium for Prada, Issey Miyake’s high-tech R&D for fashion design, Armani’s home invitation, Hermès’ beton brut installation, and a greenwashing provocation from Maarten Baas and G-Star RAW. In Milan, fashion meets design with hype-free projects.
For Rossana Orlandi Gallery in Milan, Design duo Draga & Aurel created Rainbow, a very limited-edition table (only two pieces) on display at the gallery.
Ethimo and Studiopepe have created Bulbi, a new collection of vases to furnish and complete outdoor spaces.
Australian designer Hayden Cox plays with materiality, transparency, and light for SP01’s ‘Refract’ furniture collection.
Italian architecture studio Benedini Associati designs the sculptural evolution of the versatile washbasin series for bathroom furniture brand Agape.
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Questioning the role of traditional trade fairs, Salone del Mobile 2023 announces a practical single-level exhibition display and rethinks the Euroluce lighting design show as a citadel of lights.
Italian company BluRhapsody digitally crafts handmade pasta for jaw-dropping gourmet finger food. Have a merry – and 3D-printed – Christmas dinner party!
Wine-making culture, landscape, and contemporary architecture are the inebriating ingredients of ten new Italian wineries on show in Merano.
For the launch of Netflix’s LBGT+ movie The Invisible Thread, DUDE agency has created HOM, an ironic campaign and a temporary design store for families with same-gender parents.
A stone’s throw from Piazza del Duomo, the 5Vie design district features dozens of events and exhibitions tuning with the main theme ‘Prototyping Utopias’ inspired by the visionary approach of the iconic Archizoom collective. Check our design route to visit the best of it.
There is a lot to discover along the cobbled street of the Brera Design District 2022. Flagship stores of leading Italian and international brands, exhibitions in historic palaces, design apartments, an eclectic symposium and a ‘foamy’ concept cocktail bar.
Californian springs, giant olive shoots with golden leaves, floating forests and choreographies with flowers and drones. Milan Design Week celebrates nature with blooming exhibitions.
Lighting designs inspired by Brutalist churches and temples, a virtuous Babel tower, volcanic rock lightings, anamorphic murales and a design gin garden. The best of Milan Design Week 2022 is on Archipanic.
Scenographer Francesca Montinaro designs the set of Eurovision 2022. Inspired by the Italian sun, the stage features a kinetic sun, pyrotechnics light shows, waterfalls and a lush garden plateau inspired by Italian gardens.
Biennale Arte 2022: surreal environments inspired by William S. Burroughs, Parisian bistros and black women-powered settings. We selected 10 must-see national pavilions in Venice.
‘Social Sacrifice’ highlights the tensions that emerge between collective action and individual freedom as well as how these change in the presence of external threats.
After an extensive five-year restoration carried out by David Chipperfield Architects Milan, the iconic building of the Procuratie Vecchie in Saint Mark’s Square opens up again to the city after 500 years.
At the iconic Giovanni Nicelli airport, on the occasion of the Venice Art Biennale, Milan-based Nilufar Gallery brings together works by great masters with contemporary artists and designers.