Articles tagged Milan Design Week 2019

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What your brand can learn from the five best exhibitions at Milan Design Week 2019

Milan – How can your brand prepare for next year's iteration of Milan Design Week? We refer to this year's five best exhibitions to help you sharpen your insight.

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Here’s a list of the details that made us smile (and even laugh) in Milan

Milan – From trompe-l’oeil gold to some 3D printer love-hate, here are some of our favourite smile-worthy moments from this edition of the Milan Design Week.

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In Milan, a slab of Carrara marble and a unicorn walk into a bar…

Milan – At Alcova Sassetti, Bloc Studios presented three new collections of marble objects, designed by Federica Elmo, Odd Matter and Studiopepe.

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Long ahead of her time, Eileen Fisher is now doing to homes what she did to clothes

Milan – With this Waste No More installation, Eileen Fisher and Sigh Ahl engage in a type of aesthetic activism that goes beyond the closet and into the living room.

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Loewe’s Milan exhibition unexpectedly took us to heaven in a handbasket

Milan – And now, for Jonathan Anderson’s latest trick: channeling a Mallorcan villa instead of crowded Via Montenapoleone during Milan Design Week.

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These designers did theatre right – and managed to get our attention in Milan

Milan – Perplexed. Intrigued. Curious. At ease. Mentally rested. That's the order of feelings one experienced in Studiopepe's Les Arcanistes.

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Why did this Salone booth do so well with digital-savvy fair visitors?

Milan – It’s one thing to get visitors on your stand, but how do you keep them there long enough to deliver your message? USM and UNStudio figured it out.

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Here are our top product picks from Salone del Mobile 2019

Milan – From modular work furnishings that prioritise future tech to pleasing ways to stack chairs, here are our product highlights from this year’s Salone del Mobile.

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What’s with all the TV launches in Milan? Cord cutters, plummeting sales and Instagram

Milan – Streaming video killed the TV star – that is, the former star of the living room. In Milan, design houses partnered with electronic manufacturers to counter that. 

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A nondescript apartment building hid a Milan installation you’ll regret having missed

Milan – Many designers speak of creating an urban oasis during Milan Design Week, but Masquespacio’s installation for terracotta manufacturer Poggi Ugo truly delivered.

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Seven things your brand can learn from a Milan newcomer that got everything right

Milan – A vinyl flooring company had one of the most outstanding Milan Design Week debuts we’ve seen in years. Here, Tarkett and Note Design Studio reveal their strategy.

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This year’s COS Milan installation went bigger — as in, it was made with bold humility

Milan – By bringing architect Arthur Mamou-Mani on board for its Milan Design Week installation, titled Conifera, the Swedish brand threw down a production gauntlet.