An upholstered Osso chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

An upholstered Osso chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec using new fabric designed for Kvadrat

French designers Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec will be showing three collections of 3D knitted fabric for Danish design brand Kvadrat at Milan Design Week 2014 in April.

 

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Special Newsletter Milano 2014

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There’s much ground to cover during Milan Design Week, which is why you’ll find our trusty Architonic Guide (download) to Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone indispensible for navigating you through the melee.

There’s much ground to cover during Milan Design Week, which is why you’ll find our trusty Architonic Guide to Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone (download) indispensible for navigating you through the melee.

Oh, Milano!

 

Milan is bit a like a family relative. You love them, but they also have the capability to be incredibly frustrating.

 

Milan Design Week has long been a victim of its own success. With an estimated half a million visitors pouring into the Italian city for one week in April, something’s got to give. Whether it’s the infrastructure (think subway systems breaking down, traffic jams and packed pavements), one’s schedule (how late can you feasibly turn up for a meeting?), or the inability to visit everything you planned, stress levels can often head skywards…

 

Read (and subscribe to) Architonic’s Special Milano 2014 Newsletter here.

'Wave', Makro's single-block, high-quality-acrylic under-mount bath – available in three sizes – is incorporated into an expanded-polystyrene structure, allowing a myriad, project-specific design possibilities

‘Wave’, Makro’s single-block, high-quality-acrylic under-mount bath – available in three sizes – is incorporated into an expanded-polystyrene structure, allowing a myriad, project-specific design possibilities

Makro doesn’t do compromise. Its second-to-none bathroom concepts respond to the precise needs of its customers, providing the perfect solution for even the most demanding of architectural projects. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Tub Chair by Hans Wegner for PP Mobler

Tub Chair by Hans Wegner for PP Mobler

For world renowned Danish furniture designer Hans Wegner‘s 100th Birthday Danish design brand PP Møbler will launch an exclusive new product (one of three) at Milan Design Week 2014 – the Tub chair.

 

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Mon 24.3.

‘Giro’ pendant lamp by Formfjord for Fabbian Illuminazione (IT)

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'Giro' pendant lamp by Formfjord for Fabbian Illuminazione

‘Giro’ pendant lamp by Formfjord for Fabbian Illuminazione

Berlin-based designers Formfjord use 32 thin steel rings in ‘Giro’, a lamp for Fabbian Illuminazione that encloses a large volume “but leaves it open and airy”.

 

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'Colorful Wind' window installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, photo: Daisuke Shima /Nacasa & Partners

‘Colorful Wind’ window installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, photo: Daisuke Shima /Nacasa & Partners

Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design have created an installation for Japanese casual wear designer, manufacturer and retailer Uniqlo for the launch of their 2014 spring line ‘Linen’.

 

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Sun 23.3.

Light+Building 2014 Preview: ‘Stereovision’ by LZF (ES)

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Escape pendant lamp from the Stereovision Collection by LZF

Escape pendant lamp by Ray Carver from the Stereovision Collection by LZF

Spanish lighting brand LZF is taking their ‘High Fidelity’ collection, launched last year, one step further this year with ‘Stereovision’, adding new colours and updating graphics inspired by the esthetics of the world of music of the 1950′s.

 

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Introversion isn’t something the Greeks have much time for. Particularly when it comes to design. Informed by a culture of sociability and dialogue, a cohort of export-focused Greek design manufacturers will be showing their quality products to a global audience at this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, supported by the Interiors from Greece platform. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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