Even though my Milan report may be done for the year, I would still like to share with you a few little nuggets of goodness I’ve stashed up my sleeve – like this exquisite work by Milan-based furniture designer Pietro Russo. I met Pietro at the very first event we attended in Milan called JUICE. This is where he exhibited two of his latest products released this year – Piuma table and Voliera circular metal shelf, both of which made me fall in love in an instant…
Today I wanted to chat to you about some of the wonderful moments and installations that took place during the Milan Design Week. As you’ve probably gathered, an overwhelming amount of things happens in Milan during the Design Week. When compared to previous years, 2013 was definitely quieter and more modest due to the grim state of European (and global) economy. Having said this, there was still plenty to see and do. Let’s dive in…
During the recent Milan Design Week, Danish Chromatism presented a selection of traditional and contemporary designs from 30 Danish companies in a playful and unusual chromatic interpretation. The exhibition was curated by Signe Byrdal Terenziani, designed by GamFratesi, and presented at the Triennale di Milano design museum, allowing visitors to experience a different relationship between classic and modern products…
Arianna Lelli Mami & Chiara Di Pinto have an unparalleled vision and an incredibly sharp aesthetic for exceptional interiors, art direction, styling and set design. Beautiful, edgy, yet accessible, Studiopepe continues to set the bar high for their highly spirited environments and experiences. Based in Milan, it comes as no surprise their work was on show in many, many places during the Milan Design Week….
Reporting back on Ventura Lambrate 2013 is a seriously overwhelming task. Why? Because it was all sorts of amazing and huge, and I now have so much to share with you! The event was brought to life by Margriet Vollenberg & Margo Konings, the founders of Dutch studio Organisation in Design. This dynamic duo and their team have created a unique and inspiring event that captures the true spirit of creativity. This is where you can find a diverse mix of upcoming designer from around the world, leading design schools and established names all coming together for the same cause – celebration of design. Hooray!