The home-office: visions from Salone del Mobile 2013

This year, Milan’s theme was labeled  “Interiors of Tomorrow”, which is no surprise because this is what we expect to see at the epicenter of design scene. Among  the visions of tomorrow there was a special focus on office space

The home-office: visions from Salone del Mobile 2013

This year, Milan’s theme was labeled  “Interiors of Tomorrow”, which is no surprise because this is what we expect to see at the epicenter of design scene. Among  the visions of tomorrow there was a special focus on office space

Salone del Mobile 2013: Roros Tweed

Deep down in Norway there is a tradition of handcraft and textile production in the land of Roros, an old mining town which turned from copper to wool and changed its fate forever. Roros Tweed, founded in 1940, has received

Salone del Mobile 2013: Roros Tweed

Deep down in Norway there is a tradition of handcraft and textile production in the land of Roros, an old mining town which turned from copper to wool and changed its fate forever. Roros Tweed, founded in 1940, has received

Salone del Mobile 2013: Louis Poulsen

Louis Poulsen of Denmark, the brand behind iconic lights designed by Arne Jacobsen, Poul Henningsen and Verner Panton, has presented in Milan a new collection of the timeless PH5 pendant. PH5 by Poul Henningsen has recently turned fifty years old,

Salone del Mobile 2013: Louis Poulsen

Louis Poulsen of Denmark, the brand behind iconic lights designed by Arne Jacobsen, Poul Henningsen and Verner Panton, has presented in Milan a new collection of the timeless PH5 pendant. PH5 by Poul Henningsen has recently turned fifty years old,

Salone del Mobile 2013: Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen

During Milano Design Week James Hayon has presented his new creation for Fritz Hansen, the easy chair Ro. After FAVN, the sofa born from the cooperation between the iconic danish manufacturer and the eclectic  spanish designer, a new personality has

Salone del Mobile 2013: Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen

During Milano Design Week James Hayon has presented his new creation for Fritz Hansen, the easy chair Ro. After FAVN, the sofa born from the cooperation between the iconic danish manufacturer and the eclectic  spanish designer, a new personality has

A dash of colour

Traditionally, we associate nordic design with natural wood furniture and a muted palette of colors. This might as well be true, but an exhibition soon to open at Milano Triennale will prove us wrong. DANISH CHROMATISM presents a selection of

A dash of colour

Traditionally, we associate nordic design with natural wood furniture and a muted palette of colors. This might as well be true, but an exhibition soon to open at Milano Triennale will prove us wrong. DANISH CHROMATISM presents a selection of

Understanding form: a lesson from Enzo Mari

Of course I knew the DIY chair “Autoprogettazione” by Enzo Mari. But it never occurred to me  the purpose,  the attempt the designer had in his mind. The defiant gesture of a philosopher and a provocateur maybe. A radical chic

Understanding form: a lesson from Enzo Mari

Of course I knew the DIY chair “Autoprogettazione” by Enzo Mari. But it never occurred to me  the purpose,  the attempt the designer had in his mind. The defiant gesture of a philosopher and a provocateur maybe. A radical chic