This year’s Milan Design Award for best exhibition design at Salone went to a collaboration between Japanese artist and designer Tokujin Yoshioka and South Korean electronics giant LG: an immersive light installation inspired by science fiction.
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Originally from California, Kyre Chenven was inspired to start Pretziada after moving to Sardinia with her husband. An interdisciplinary project that combines the worlds of journalism, design, craftsmanship and tourism, the brand exhibited at the Rossana Orlandi gallery in the city centre.
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Ars Fabricandi is a design-label-cum-showroom based in Brussels and founded in 2015 by entrepreneur Davide Parrilli. Its first collection – designed by an international bevy of young designers – was presented at this year’s Salone. We speak to one such artist, Parisian Quentin Vuong.
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