Milano Design

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Claudio Luti, President of Cosmit, organizer of the Milan Furniture Fair, states that 324,093 visitors from 160 countries give proof that innovation and design are important levers, especially in challenging economic times for Europe. A digest on the latest designs from the prestigious Salon.


The GranTorino sofa by leather furnishings specialist Poltrona Frau is the work of a master, Frenchman Jean-Marie Massaud.


Icon of the 50s, the DU 55 chair has been reissued by Poltrona Frau in a faithful reproduction of the original Gastone Rinaldi design: consistency and assured elegance.


The Guscio (hull) sofa designed by Antonio Citterio for Flexform is true to its Italian name, evoking the curves of a ship’s hull. The delicate base gives the illusion of levitation.


Coffee table or seat? The Muffin by Ryosuke Fukusada for Bonaldo does both. The batch-dyed polyethylene frame is available in five colours.


MyWorld by Philippe Starck for Cassina is widely credited as a revolution in lounge sofa design: relax, eat, drink, read, work, connect …


The Octa Table from Bartoli Design for Bonaldo: its base is inspired by ‘Pick-Up Sticks’, a child’s game introduced in America in 1936.


The look of the Alys headboard by Gabriele and Oscar Buratti for B & B Italia, is given by a sheet of leather ‘pinched’ at two points at the base. The low mattress height gives the impression that the bed floats.


Alain Gilles says of the Contrast Bed for Bonaldo, that the headboard is the soul of the bed. Change the look according to the season or the mood with several available slipcovers.


A cluster of pendants comprised of LED disks make up the Nenúfar lighting suspension of Spanish designer Joan Gaspar Marset.


Karim Rashid chose fiberglass for his Solium design for Artemide to create a lightweight, durable, and luminous sculptural standing lamp.


The Bergère chair is experiencing a resurgence of popularity. The P22 by Patrick Norguet for Cassina is a modern reinterpretation with a zipper sewn into the fabric.

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