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Milan 2012 Preview: Moroso

2012 is an important milestone for Moroso, which celebrates 60 years in business. Here is a quick preview of Moroso’s featured products at this year’s Salone del Mobile (or the Milan Furniture Fair). Patricia Urquiola’s New Collection The collection seems yet to be named, but the furniture pieces feature asymmetric forms with strong shapes and…

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2011: A Design Year in Review (Almost), Part One

Since our site launched in March of this year, we covered different aspects of design – from interiors to furniture to architecture and style. Here is a quick review of our favorites of the year. Enjoy! Posts from the Salone del Mobile You can’t have a website that talks about design without talking about the…

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Moroso Traveling Show Launches in New York

Italian furniture company Moroso opened a mobile showroom in New York, showcasing products from past to present. Moroso commissioned Rockwell Group, known for projects in hospitality, retail, product and set design, to put together this traveling show. Rockwell Group’s concept for the traveling show adopts some of the materials and techniques used to craft Moroso…

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Silver Lake by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso

During this year’s ICFF in New York, Moroso presented this Silver Lake collection designed by Patricia Urquiola. The collection consists of a sofa, an armchair and chair, each displaying a geometric interplay of solids, voids, and volumes of many-sided polyhedral forms, which looks back to the California modernism of the Fifties. Materials such as wood,…

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Thursday Report from the Salone del Mobile and Tortona

I spent some time around the booths at the Salone del Mobile, and here’s what I liked best. Take a look at Kartell’s booth, where each section is themed. Then it was off to the Moroso booth. You can see part of the Moon Chair that is a zip cover. Here are the Biknit lounge…

Catching up with Tokujin Yoshioka in Milan

Today we spoke to Tokujin Yoshioka about his Moon Chair and his installation “Twilight” that is currently on display at the Moroso store during the Salone del Mobile. The photo below shows part of the installation. Tell us why did you design the Moon Chair this way? The Moon Chair was created with the round…

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Milan Preview: Moon Chair by Tokujin Yoshioka for Moroso.

Last year’s Salone del Mobile (Milan Furniture Fair) in Milan featured many creations by Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka, including the Memory chair that he designed for Moroso. This year, he will be introducing this Moon Chair again in collaboration with Moroso. At first glance the Moon Chair looks so pure, as if gazing at the…