In our May 2021 newsletter, hope and optimism at Venice Architecture Biennale, great news from Milan, and a tribute to the late Paulo Mendes da Rocha and Helmut Jahn who shaped contemporary architecture with opposite paths.
Great news from Milan this week. On September 5-10, Salone del Mobile. Milano will be back with Supersalone, an innovative edition and format taking over the city’s fair and La Triennale design museum.
Archipanic talks with FORO Studio, the architecture firm behind Alpha District, Milan’s ultimate and larger design neighbourhood.
AMDL Circle rethinks Hogwarts, the Azkaban Prison, and other imaginary buildings in the Harry Potter saga with archetypical architectures.
After a turbulent week of discussions, Federlegno announced that the 59th Salone del Mobile will go ahead with a curated edition.
Ethereal lanterns, glowing concrete mushrooms and luminous abstract sculptures. Discover 7 lighting designs debuting at Milano Design City 2021.
Artemide launches FUNIVIA, a scalable and flexible lighting design inspired by cable cars. Energy runs through cables that can be arranged both vertically and horizontally, crisscrossing each others. Light sources hang from the cables allowing to create infinite lighting solutions going far beyond the limits dictated by the rigidity of systems.
Have you ever taken a seat in a blooming flower? Born as an impossible digital project on Instagram, the Hortensia Armchair by Andrés Reisinger & Júlia Esqué is a dream come true thanks to Moooi, and now available to all in real life.
Cappellini unveils its 2021 furniture designs within the AMOR FATI dreamlike display by Elena Salmistraro.
Salone del Mobile hangs ‘in the balance’ as Italian furniture companies – including the big ones – withdraw from the fair, now postponed to September due to Covid-19, over concerns foreign exhibitors and buyers won’t come to Milan.
Classic geometries and minimal contemporary aesthetics blend in Richard Yasmine’s ‘Flowing Fragments’ design collection made from upcycled sedimentary and basaltic stones.
Tom Dixon visited Milan as a hologram to launch the BURST and HYDRO collections across two iconic architectures in town by Ignazio Gardella and Oscar Niemeyer.
Made from bamboo, washi paper and translucent silk, the Hyouri collection pays tribute to traditional Kyoto lanterns and comprises designs that “seem to swallow parts of themselves.”
Milano Design City 2021: the world’s design capital hosts a phygital week with product launches, installations, archi-walks, virtual talks, and exhibitions.
The virtual edition of Milan Design City kicked off with great news: Fuorisalone 2021 will reconquer Milan this September. Milan Design Week is back.
We will have to wait until September 2021 to finally enjoy Milan Design Week. Salone del Mobile.Milano postponed its 60th edition which, for the first time, will bring together Euroluce, Eurocucina and all the product categories, representing a special moment.