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TÊTE DE BOIS Headwear by Andrea Deppieri

At Spazio Rossana Orlandi this year there is no lack of great design. I just didn’t expect to see something quite as unique as this line of wooden headwear called TÊTE DE BOIS designed by Andrea Deppieri. At first glance I had thought it was a part of an installation, but when Andrea put on…

Danish Chromatism at the Triennale Design Museum

As with the years past at the Salone del Mobile, it is impossible to see every exhibit (or even most of them) during the week. However, the Triennale Design Museum is always on the top of my hit list, as there are normally some great installations, and this year was no exception. Just after attending…

Interview: Patricia Urquiola Talks About the Hosu Lounge for Coalesse

We all work every day, many of us sitting in front of a desk staring at computers all day and never taking a break. Some companies in the Silicon Valley have set up game rooms or other lounge areas intended for employees to relax, or have some sort of work-life-balance type of arrangement set up…

Interview: Tokujin Continues to Shine with Sparkle for Kartell

On the first day of the Salone del Mobile, we had a chance to talk to Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka about this latest work called “Sparkle” for Kartell. The concept for Sparkle came about when Tokujin had a discussion with Claudio Luti, the CEO of Kartell about producing a product that would result in a…

Milan 2013 Preview: Porta Venezia in Design

This year, the Porta Venezia in Design circuit will officially launch as part of the Fuori Salone during the Salone del Mobile (Milan Furniture Fair). Centered around the Porta Venezia area of Milan, this new circuit that brings art and design with the Italian Liberty style architectural experience in the area. What’s new is the…

Milan 2013 Preview: Maserati by Zanotta

During the Salone del Mobile (Milan Furniture Fair), Zanotta and Maserati will unveil a leather lounge chair “Maserati by Zanotta” that is created by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba. The lounge chair was conceived as an homage to the new Maserati Quattroporte, designed by Marco Tencone at the Centro Stile Maserati. The design duo then developed…

Milan 2013 Preview: Creative Space Serbia

Milan has always been an eye-opener for me, even though this would be my sixth year of attendance. These days I don’t find myself in Tortona as often, as it has matured into a commercial presentation of design. However, I ran across some designs from Serbia that were eye catching and want to share them…