Centric. Lighting around and about the centre

Wall and ceiling lights designed by Ramos & Bassols for Vibia

24/03/2017 - Designed by Ramos & Bassols for Vibia the Centric collection of wall and ceiling lights is defined by its radial pattern concentric metal rings that reflect the light from a LED source located both at the centre and around the periphery of the fitting.   Both versions of the lamp, sconce and ceiling are available in symmetrical and asymmetrical versions which use the reflective qualities of the rings that contrast either the cylindrical geometry or slanted sectional cut of the rings to provide different lighting effects, depending on the model. The diffused direct LED light from the centre is also contrasted with the reflected light from the inner surface around the...

#Vibia#Centric#Centric#Ramos & Bassols
Screen inspired by the texture and veins of foliage

Ethimo presents Clostra, design by Emmanuel Gallina

24/03/2017 - Clostra is a screen whose great originality makes it distinctively unique. It is a truly new idea that now joins the range of accessories in the Ethimo collections.   Designed by Emmanuel Gallina, Clostra is what happens when teak and aluminium meet up. Inspired by the texture and veins of foliage, its harmoniously curved shape alternates metal and wood. Two levels of natural teak slats give a sense of depth and transparency.   The base can be accessorised with a flower box to recreate the illusion of a wall of vegetation, ideal for a little privacy. This screen with its graphic features is available in two shapes and sizes and is perfect for both the home and...

#Divisorio esterno#Ethimo#Clostra#Emmanuel Gallina
Feminine stylistic hallmark and new colors for Archiproducts Milan's new facade

Hundreds of ultralight aluminum chains make up Serena Confalonieri's design

23/03/2017 - Archiproducts Milano's facade changes. New glamorous colors and a stylistic hallmark with a feminine touch. Diego Grandi, the 2016 edition’s project designer, passes the baton to the young Milanese designer Serena Confalonieri, the author of Architypes, a geometric pattern made up of hundreds of ultralight Kriskadecor aluminum chains in gold, black, pink/copper and silver.   'I accepted the invitation with enthusiasm – the designer says – not only because of the importance of the project but also because of the material with which it will be made. The metal chains, apparently detached, actually offer a highly decorative and expressive potential'.   Architypes...

#Serena Confalonieri#Archiproducts Milano#Kriskadecor#Milano Design Week
Talking Furniture. Objects provide information at Archiproducts Milan

Physical to digital: products interact with humans in a new "Design Experience"

23/03/2017 – The 2017 Archiproducts Milano edition offers a new 'Design Experience' with connected objects, digital interactions, and augmented reality. Furniture talks to people in the 31 Via Tortona building. Ok, it looks like a joke, but it is true, more than we could be aware of. We are talking about 'Phygital' here: a passage from physical to digital in an osmotic synthesis where the two realms blend with each other. This is what is going to happen from April 3rd at Archiproducts Milan: products that shape the new setting will interact with visitors talking to them, telling visitors everything about them via digital devices. With the Archiproducts Scan app,...

#Archiproducts Milano#Design Experience
Hot-Date. A creative liaison between Saba and cc-tapis

The two brands get together at Archiproducts Milan. Poetic encounter of color and material

23/03/2017 - Saba and cc-tapis get together for the 2017 edition of Archiproducts Milano. On April 3rd the co-networking space on via Tortona will open its doors to launch its new office, home working, living and outdoor spaces architects can visit and attend throughout the year. Hot-Date is a creative liaison pulling together Saba and cc-tapis in a total new setting. An encounter which is also the highest expression of the unmistakable style that associates both in the combining shape with the poetry of color and materials.   'Even with distinct personalities and individual ways of expression, we soon realized we had a lot more in common.'   These affinities...

#Saba Italia#Cc-tapis#Archiproducts Milano
Laminam opens a new showroom in Milan

A dynamic and flexible space near La Scala Theatre

23/03/2017 - The essence of Laminam is revealed in a new Milan location. The company has decided to increase its visibility in the international capital of design by leaving the showroom in Via Mercato and moving to Via Verdi 5, in the heart of the city. Captivated by the allure of a new larger exhibition space with three front windows, the new showroom enjoys a pivotal position, near La Scala Theatre.   The classic historical building has been renovated into a contemporary style with Laminam ceramic slabs, creating a dynamic and flexible space where past and future co-exist in a game of delicate interweaving patterns.   The showroom displays the main collections as...

Holo by Kensaku Oshiro

Iconic Kristalia table becomes coffee table and consolle

22/03/2017 - At Salone del Mobile in Milan, Kristalia further enhances the Holo collection and includes a new coffee table and console, the perfect finishing touch for a unique and refined living space.   Holo borns from the combination of Kristalia's technology with Kensaku Oshiro's creativity: a table featuring an original base and an oval hole, with a softly moulded shape in sheet metal, made using a process that involves many moulding and bending phases.   This original and stable base, available in various finishes, supports a laminate, glass or solid wood top. Three options are available for this furnishing object with a truly unique personality.   Kristalia...

#Kristalia#Kensaku Oshiro#Salone del Mobile
Mangiarotti, Suppanen, Salmistraro, Geldmacher

New B-LINE collections at Salone del Mobile

22/03/2017 - B-LINE will once again be exhibiting in Hall 16 at the “Salone del Mobile” in Milan, the place where the best of Italian design is showcased. This year’s new partnerships with established international designers will also be presented on a highly original stand identified by two tall totems of Boby, the historic icon designed by Joe Colombo in 1970, which has featured prominently in the history of B-LINE.   The Merano collection of lightweight, elegant lounge chairs and poufs designed by Raffaella Mangiarotti and Ilkka Suppanen to meet the tastes of contemporary design fans who are able to see the complexity and skill that goes into simplicity. The...

#B-LINE#Salone del Mobile
Light, fluid and architectural shapes

BLAU, the new Gandiablasco collection designed by Fran Silvestre

21/03/2017 - Designed by the architectural studio Fran Silvestre BLAU is manufactured exclusively using aluminium profiles, hence its light and fluid forms.   The structural profiles are designed in an orthographic manner while the seats adopt a more curved geometry that recalls the more traditional fabric chairs as Fran Silvestre points out; “The use of perforated panels allows the light to pass through each of the pieces making them almost transparent while also preventing water from gathering on the horizontal planes.”   BLAU, which is the word used to describe the colour blue in that region of the Mediterranean around Valencia, also refers to its lifestyle....

#Gandiablasco#Fran Silvestre#Salone del Mobile#BLAU#Outdoor
Oxidized Steel finish for Minà

Industrial mood for Minacciolo kitchen

24/03/2017 - Add a Minacciolo kitchen to a flat in an urban setting and attention is inevitably drawn to Minà, a multi-purpose island conceived as a cooking tool that, through its simplicity of form, recalls the traditional wood stoves popular during Italy’s “economic boom”. The recent Oxidized Steel finish accentuates its seamless integration in an industrial-style environment, while the clean lines conceal a wealth of technological features that heighten the modernity of this unique furniture piece. Custom-made for those who appreciate design, the island stands apart by rejecting the non-essential.   The Minà island defines the space that is bordered...

Glamour and timeless: Samuele Mazza Outdoor Collection at Salone del Mobile

The collection on show in the XLux Pavillon

23/03/2017 - It is nearly time for the long-awaited annual appointment with “Salone del Mobile”, opening its doors from 4th to 9th April 2017. DFN confirms its presence on the prestigious pavilion called XLux, dedicated to luxury furnishings. This year Samuele Mazza Outdoor Collectionconsists of a prestigious and larger open space: pavilion 1 stand H15. Inspiration for our stand is meant to pursue and deepen the activity set last year and it is GREEN once more, in line with pantone color, used for 2017. Green color is a symbol of the will to retrieve the bond with nature, reaching a state of well-being. Guests will be able to personally experience colors and vitality of...

#Samuele Mazza Outdoor Collection#Samuele Mazza by DFN#Salone del Mobile#MDW 2017
Floreal details + abstract patterns

N.O.W. Edizioni presents its new wallpapers at Fuorisalone

23/03/2017 - During the Milan Design Week 2017 N.O.W. Edizioni will be a the Nhow Hotel, in Via Tortona 35, presenting two unexpected new products, two collections that break out the usual patterns: under Pietro Gaeta’s art direction, the collections “Petals from Tokyo” by Sergio Maria Calatroni and “Atelier”, by Anna Gili, Maria Christina Hamel and Pietro Gaeta.   “Petals from Tokyo” is the collection, essentially composed by photographs of petals, resulting from a personal research on beauty, carried out by the brilliant architect and designer Sergio Calatronioni.   “Atelier” instead is the colection of arteworks that...

#N.O.W. Edizioni#Fuorisalone#Milano Design Week
i 4 Mariani at Salone del Mobile

New relax armchair and a new office collection

23/03/2017 - i 4 Mariani will be present at the Salone del Mobile with many new products. Between all of them for sure stand up a very special new relax armchair designed by Daniele Lo Scalzo Moscheri and a new office collection designed by Matteo Nunziati. Both these designs bring to its origins the Company of Mariano Comense (CO) that is celebrating this year its first sixty years of activity being now a synonymous of the quality made in Italy.   PLANET Chair - Designer Daniele Lo Scalzo Moscheri A recognizable sign, a unique personality for a concept chair that leads to the historical archetypes without being a replica. A project for a wide seat is actually an opportunity to transfer...

#I 4 Mariani#Lo Scalzo Moscheri#Nunziati#Salone del mobile
River Snake, the new Tonon project designed by Mac Stopa

A new modular system made by Soft Touch Plus

23/03/2017 - During the next edition of Salone del Mobile, Tonon presents River Snake, the new modular system designed by Mac Stopa. The River Snake pouf is usable both singularly and as modules where the single elements are joined together creating never ending combinations. An aluminum linking system prevents the new creations from unfastening.   The River Snake modular system impresses for its organic shape that has unlimited possibilities of realization, a wavy line, a circle, a flower, everything can be possible. The material called Soft Touch Plus is a bi-component molded polyurethane. The product obtained in the mould is formed by a core in soft, flexible polyurethane and an external...

#Tonon#Salone del Mobile#Mac Stopa#River Snake
Newform at Milan design Week

Three events to present the latest products of the brand

23/03/2017 - The eagerly-awaited Fuorisalone returns in Milan and Newform will be among the protagonists in the fascinating district of Brera, an iconic place in the city for Art, Design and more. The brand will show its new products and will impress visitors with its creativity. This year Newform turns into new colors, new finishes that lend to products shades and reflections.   The showroom in Via Fiori Oscuri 3 will be open from 4th to 8th April, from 3 pm to 10 pm and guests will be welcome with a happy hour to enjoy the evening talking about the upcoming trends. A conceptual installation will exhibit the latest proposals of Newform to enhance the aesthetic quality of products,...

#Newform#Fuorisalone#Milano Design Week
Downtown Design 2017

The fifth edition from 14th November in Dubai

23/03/2017 - The fifth edition of Downtown Design will open on 14th November 2017, presenting a strong curation of best-in-class brands from all over the world to the key buyers of the Middle East. Taking place yearly at the Dubai Design District (d3), Downtown Design is the region’s leading design trade fair, and the commercial centerpiece of the Dubai Design Week, creating a focal point in the industry calendar for visitors to discover the most exciting emerging and established talent.   “I’m happy to announce that this year, Downtown Design will occupy a new site within d3, with a new visual concept and layout, in order to accommodate demand,” says Fair...

#Downtown Design#Dubai Design District (d3)#Dubai Design Week
Modular architecture for living area

Zampieri presents Segni Living Collection at Fuorisalone

22/03/2017 - Modular architecture, material combination for bookcase, kitchen chest, hutch and boiserie Segni Living is the new idea for the Living area Zampieri, with a graphic rhythm, an original and light sign and a play of light and material combination for bookcase, kitchen chest, hutch and boiserie.   Bookcase: metal and wood variation, new finishing The bookcase is an harmonious and airy variation of horizontal and vertical lines, made with an aluminium frames with curve wood shelves like a tray. The aesthetic effect is a match of thickness and solidity. Realized in the wall or free version, fix on the ceiling and floor, the bookcase is focus on new materials, like the bronze...

#Zampieri Fuorisalone
Alivar new collections at Salone del Mobile

Cyclos tables, Margot armchair, Bombay trunk

22/03/2017 - This year, too, Alivar has confirmed its attendance at the Milan Salone Internazionale del Mobile (Hall 16 – Booth A37 B30) introducing a series of new furniture accessories marked by an extraordinary design and the 100% Italian craftsmanship that has always gone hand in hand with the brand on its path of excellence.   To furnish the living room, Alivar proposes the Cyclos tables which, thanks to the choice of material and the different sizes, fit perfectly in the most disparate of home settings as far as style and arrangement. The walnut or oak structure of Cyclos warms and envelops the marble top, the centre of attention in this designer item, not just “obedient”...

#Alivar#Salone del Mobile
Alma Design extends Virna collection

Bar stool and armchair on preview at Salone del Mobile

22/03/2017 - On occasion of Salone del Mobile in Milan, Alma Design extends Virna seating collection with bar stool and armchair. Virna revisits and updates the tradition, not only in the shape but also in the materials. It recalls the archetypal lines of the 50’s chair, but with a new and functional way.   Simple, geometric but at the same time elegant, Virna offers a sophisticated contrast between the solid structure and the seat and back in polypropylene, molded with the injection molding technology.   Virna bar stool and armchair may be produced, upon request, in two particularly innovative treatments based on the use of nanotechnology. These eco-friendly...

#Alma Design#Virna#Mario Mazzer#Salone del Mobile
RK, Pitagora and Verso

Antonio Saporito collections at Fuorisalone

22/03/2017 - Antonio Saporito presents its new collections at Din – Design In 2017, the event to take place in Milan during Fuorisalone. The new three collections that will present are RK, Pitagora and Verso.   RK is a line of tables, which have like a support base a anamorphic and transmute matrix, a rigorous form. It’s characteristic is base on the dynamic interlacement of the base, in single one three dimensional figure. Pitagora stools in wood, multilayer of birch wood, with essential geometry, purely static and functional. Verso modular vases is made by ceramic, essential geometry, pure forms, represent the direction. Separated or...

#Antonio Saporito#Fuorisalone