At the Milanese fair, the marriage of technological advancement and design innovation was on full display with literal major wattage.
Salone del Mobile
The tech giant’s installation, A Space for Being, studied visitors’ neurological responses to different interiors. The project was a collaboration with architect Suchi Reddy, furniture brand Muuto, and John Hopkins University International Arts + Mind Lab.
Fashion brand COS commissioned the 3.2-ton structure, which was designed by London-based architect Arthur Mamou-Mani.
Heading to Milan but want to escape the Salone del Mobile bubble? Metropolis has put together this diverse list of activities, exhibitions, and local destinations.
The 58th edition of the Salone del Mobile is a veritable menagerie of furnishings.
The show will honor Renaissance master Leonardo Da Vinci—who passed away 500 years ago this year—with a series of installations. Multiple brands will also be echoing Da Vinci's humanistic ideas.
There was no shortage of beautiful and cutting-edge design at this year's Salone del Mobile, which just concluded in Milan.
The new DeKauri Vanity combines a cabinet, sink, mirror, and fixtures into a single show-stopping piece of furniture.
In its quest to create the ultimate customizable furniture, Steelcase teamed up with MIT to develop a new digital fabrication technology.
Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves of Studio Swine discuss their tremendously popular Salone del Mobile installation and the future of their practice.
With expanded technological capabilities, Bolon makes a bold move toward customizable flooring.
Rockwell Group has designed a "fluid" 14-piece furniture collection, Valet, set to debut at the Salone del Mobile 2016.
A glass globe bristling with colorful tubes, architect Philippe Rahm’s Spectral Light for Artemide looks less like a lamp and more like something from the set of Star Trek.
The finest objects, lighting, furniture, and textiles shown at design events around the world this year
In a manifesto timed to Salone del Mobile in Milan, designer Hella Jongerius and theorist Louise Schouwenberg set a new course for twenty-first-century design.
An Italian design legend considers the positive effects that the world’s financial crisis has had on luxury design.
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The designer duo's new flatweave rug collection is the result of a truly global process.
Grimshaw Architects’ long and fruitful engagement with industrial design is celebrated in an exhibition at this month’s Milan Furniture Fair.