Fair do’s: Salone del Mobile
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19 April 2016
Photo: Andrea Wyner
On today’s show we report from the vanguard of good design Salone del Mobile, Milan’s messy behemoth of a party for the design industry that overtook Lombardy’s capital last week.
19 April 2016
Photo: Tullio M. Puglia/GettyImages
Milan may attract the world’s press, party set and furniture industry’s biggest names but sometimes a homegrown perspective can help make sense of the melee. We pick the brains of Milan-based architect and designer Piero Lissoni and talk to designer Patricia Urqiola about her latest collection Moroso.
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Photo: Naoto Fukusawa/Geoluxe/Andrea Wyner
Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa talks to us about the installation he put together for Thai firm Geoluxe to show off an exciting new material. Plus: Tel Aviv-born designer Ron Gilad explains how the design industry is changing.
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Photo: Jasper Morrison/Maruni/Andrea Wyner
Sofas for Vitra, an outdoor furniture set for Kettal and a collection for Cappellini: Jasper Morrison-designed delights were seemingly ubiquitous at this year’s fair. Monocle’s Chiara Rimella spoke to the great designer about how the annual spectacle has changed – and where it’s heading.
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