Japanese designer Hiroto Yoshizoe created a hanging constellation of moons: mirrored disks and cones reflect light re-creating a sidereal gravity-free and sparkling effect within the room.
Gymtastic bathrooms, electricity-free countryside jacuzzis and friendly mirrors for people with Alzheimer. 6 multi-functional bathroom designs at Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone.
Jewelry-inspired chandeliers, lunar constellations, unconventional light-bulbs and more… 10 brilliant lighting designs shining at Milan Design Week.
Smart and modular FILAMENTO lighting design by Madrid-based Mayice Studio used a single piece of curving glass creating a filament of light.
Recycled stools re-shaped by random salt crystallization, animal-free paper and silk clothes which harm no butterfly. Vegan design is possible, says Israeli designer Erez Nevi Pana.
Blown glass martians, a multi-eyed mirror and troops of quirky creatures populate Lasvit’s latest collection which took over the halls and the stage of a Milanese theatre with a monster cabaret.
During Milan Design Week cocktail Mecca Bar Basso showcased Gabriel Scott’s lighting designs tuning with Negroni Sbagliato’s colours and flavours.
Colorful hammocks, vibrantly woven seats and a design barnyard with responsibly handcrafted hen-shaped toys. Las Veredas collection by Marni pays tribute to Colombian crafts for a good cause.
ECAL has turned Spazio Orso 16, a 17th century Milanese palazzo, into a contemporary production site and retail shop inspired by a new vision of digital manufacturing.
At the ELIT PROUN BAR Constructivist architecture cross-pollinates with the art of mixology. A composition of abstract volumes pays tribute to the work of Russian Avant-Garde maestro El Lissitzky.
On the 100th birth anniversary of Achille Castiglioni, FLOS launches special re-editions of quirky design icons Ventosa and Nasa and presents an exhibition tuning with the great Master’s motto “If you are not curious, forget it!”
MAD Architects unveils Fifth Ring, an immersive art installation for AUDI and INTERNI magazine and developed in collaboration with Artemide.
A traditonal Jewish folk dance and the fascination for synchronized movement inspired Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay of Raw Edges to design a poetic installation in collaboration with Wonderglass.
Surface magazine celebrates its 25 anniversary with David Rockwell and pays homage to an American icon we all have watched in movies: the Diner.
The “Altered states” installation by Snarkitecture for Caesarstone features a topographic and conceptual kitchen island surrounded by a white to grey arena.
The Open Sky installation by Phillip K. Smith III for COS transforms the overhead square of sky of Palazzo Isimbardi’s courtyard into a grounded, physical ring of reflected sky.
What if our furniture could play music or if stores windows were able to talk? The sound-generating glass presented by Asahi Glass Company in Milan with a poetic installation by Motosuke Mandai expands the potentials of the material.
Archipanic meets Lebanese designer Nada Debs who created playful and human-based furniture collections meshing Middle East craftsmanship with her international imprint.
The Living Nature garden pavilion by Carlo Ratti for Salone del Mobile uses energy flow controls to allow spring, summer, autumn and winter to coexist under the same roof.
Mingardo new Iconic Handicrafts series of lighting, furniture and covering designs highlights a minimal and contemporary approach to interior design with an with an Art Deco feel.
Design lovers have too eat too. We picked 8 gourmet design experiences at Milan Design Week 2018. From Russian Avant-Garde inspired cocktail bars to a tribute to American diners, from edible future cities to a design journey into the joys of honey.
Concrete cake cake stands and candle holders. Gian Paolo Venier translates Iranian architecture into a tableware collection for UrbiEtOrbi.
Impetuous sofas, flamboyant carpets and afterparty melted disco-balls. Everybody rocks with the the Disco Gufram collection!
Four seasons flourishing under the same roof, a glowing-city at Brera Botanic Orchard and a forest of lanterns under the castle. Nature conquers Milan Design Week 2018; discover green pavilions by Kengo Kuma, piuarch, Mario Cucinella, Carlo Ratti and more…
The debut of Ventura Future and the Vegan design challenge, a sky-mirroring courtyard and choreographies of light inspired by folk dance. 15 must-see exhibitions at Fuorisalone 2018.
Spanish brand new company Nagami re-thinks design in the new age of technology bringing 3D printing and robotic manufacturing to large-scale products.
Stefano Boeri goes to Mars, Arup’s 3D-prints homes while INTERNI Magazine explores millennials’ nomadic lifestyles. Milan Design Week has never been so architectural. We selected 7 must-see temporary architectures on show at Fuorisalone.
Fuorisalone 2018 – Contemporary hourglasses by Nendo feature clouds and puddles-looking chambers showing that time is moving more freely than ever.
The Giardino Botanico collection by Artefatto Design Studio for Secolo XXI pays homage to the pure and simple elegance of Nature.
Artemide’s O lighting design collection by studio ELEMENTAL aims to reconcile the needs of the natural and the urban environment. Darkness and disappearance will be the contribution of “O” to nature and public spaces.