September 2021: from Milan to Chicago, from Seoul to London, Beijing and Paris. We round up 15 international fairs, festivals and biennials in this super creative month.
Frugal chairs by working-class migrants in the UAE and tumbling ‘carwash’ poufs, ‘Dimmable’ measuring tapes-like lamps and 3D printed brutalist chaise seaters. We rounded up 10 quirky furniture designs we liked the most in 2020!
If you bumped into a very Instagram friendly installation inviting you to disconnect, would you be able to explore it or would you manage to resist from sharing it on social media? With the NO SIGNAL ZONE installation, Sara Ricciardi challenged the “To Selfie or Not To Selfie” dilemma.
Fuorisalone fall edition: origami-like tables, armchairs experimenting with binary geometry, seats inspired by milking stools and a tribute to Beirut resilience.
MilanoDesignCity: we have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best design launches, exhibitions and installations on show in town.
Covid-19 sanitizing light technology, ‘dimmable’ measuring tapes and luminous suspended mathematical grids… 6 lighting designs debuting at Milano Design City. Milan shining!
Orphan of its major design week, Milan shows its reinvigorated resilience with Milano Design City, a 2 weeks programme of virtual and physical events, product design launches, exhibitions, talks and showrooms openings. Until October 10.
We selected 10 Italian outdoor furniture designs by Minotti, Flexform, B&B Italia, Pedrali and more bringing conviviality on patios and terraces.
Would you take a nap hugging a polar bear or finding a comfy space between a white shark jaws? Probably YES if your cuddling mate is one of Porky Hefer’s creations!
Artificial flowers empowering urban bees, quirky warrior panda bear sculptures and birds-friendly mirrored houses are among the selected projects on show at the ‘Can creativity save animals’ lives? ’ exhibition Archipanic has curated for Monkey 47.
The Monkey 47 dry gin exhibition is part of the SAD BUT TRUE campaign which supports WWF and other international organizations striving to grant a brighter future for 6 primates threatened with extinction.
Leading furniture companies, design districts and collectives are set to go on show at Fuorisalone Digital, the virtual event by Milanese Fuorisalone.it.
After a decade of design innovation at Milan Design Week and beyond, Ventura Projects ends operations due to the economic impact of COVID-19.
Synthetic flowers allowing bumblebees to thrive, a water harvesting urban panel and a paper pulp 3D printer are among the sustainable designs on show at the Ventura Projects’ digital exhibition ‘Channelling Change: Inside A Designer’s Brain”.
After over 7 weeks of strict lockdown, Italy has flatten the curve and the government has started to lift some restrictions. Some of the major Italian design brands reopen factories with safety measures in place.
Dutch furniture company Moooi has released the video ‘Milano ci manchi’ – ‘Milan we miss you’ in English – as a tribute to the most important design events of the year which has been canceled due to Coronavirus.
The inaugural Virtual Design Festival organised by influential magazine Dezeen kicked off. The event was conceived as an innovative way to support the global design community hardly hit by the economic consequences of the pandemic.
Dezeen announces Virtual Design Festival, the world’s first online design festival, which will take place at www.virtualdesignfestival.com from April 15.
Fuorisalone 2020: in April and from 15 to 21 June the Milan Design Week diffused festival extend its influence digitally with ‘Fuorisalone TV’ and ‘Fuorisalone Meets’ virtual platforms as well as special e-fairs dedicated to Chinese and Japanese design.
Milan Design Week – It’s official. The world’s leading furniture fair Salone del Mobile has been suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Milan vs Corona virus – Check our architecture & design blog from the city.