2021 Milan Design Week ended a few weeks ago. It was the first real in-person gathering after almost two years of uncertainty. Salone del Mobile has always been about dialogue and innovation where designers, architects and design lovers can assemble for a week of events, experiences and exchange of ideas from all across the world.
This year was really no different from the past when it came to the leading-edge designs reveals from the world’s best existing and up-and-coming designers. We’ve selected an incredible group of new products to be featured soon in our showrooms.
by Marcio Kogan / mk27 design
With a Mid-Century aesthetic, the Brasilia sofa and armchair express their minimal appeal, revealing Minotti’s extreme sophistication into details and juxtaposition of materials. A design that looks to the future, made to stand the test of time and become a new classic. Inquire here
Marvin Dining table
by Rodolfo Dordoni
Comprising a series of curved metal quarter circles, the table’s base comes in a satin-finish stainless steel or pewter-colored varnished metal, with distinctive black inserts on the edges. Inquire here.
by Rodolfo Dordoni
Fall in love with the eclectic character of Roger, a true signature of Minotti’s sartorial craftsmanship. A new exciting way of experiencing the living. Inquire here.
by Marcio Kogan
Expression of Marcio Kogan’s distinctive architectural language, Superquadra includes storage units, dining tables, benches and coffee tables featuring a refined juxtaposition of precious materials and finishes. Inquire here.
by Gam Fratesi
Let yourself be fascinated by Patio’s powerful character and extreme versatility. The perfect seating system for injecting a spark of vitality in any outdoor living. Inquire here.
Torii Nest Outdoor
Torii Nest Outdoor brings outside the delicate balance between Japanese tradition towards Minotti’s finest craftsmanship and sartorial attention to detail. Inquire here.
by Rodolfo Dordoni
The inspiration behind the Belt family, also by Rodolfo Dordoni, is the idea of a belt that draws the profile of the body, encircling it, then breaking off and fastening on the front of the seat, using an ultra-sophisticated crafting process. The family consists of a sofa, armchair, bergère with ottoman, a smaller lounge armchair and a dining little armchair. Inquire here.
Sorian Sofa & Armchair
by Afra and Tobia Scarpa
A true style icon, defined by abundant curves, Soriana was originally designed in 1969 by Afra and Tobia Scarpa and awarded a Compasso d’Oro prize the following year. In the 1960s and 1970s, Cassina was pioneering in the way that it experimented with innovative materials to create new forms and industrially develop its designs with the most advanced solutions. Inquire here.
D Studio Milano opened its doors this week, giving rise to what professionals, enthusiasts and clients have been waiting for for so long: a fluid space where creativity, know-how and technological expertise highlight the relationship between customer experience and the artistic vision of our designers.
The space features a multi-brand experience where B&B Italia, Maxalto, Azucena, Arclinea, Flos and Louis Poulsen coexist under the same roof. Explore more here.
After the installation “Amor fati” the worlds of Elena Salmistraro and Cappellini meet again with the Axo in Fabula project presented during the last edition of Milano Design Week.
The inspiration for the new project comes from Gianni Rodari and his thought to teach the world to children and adults with the use of the fairy tale. That fairy tales can be found anywhere, even in a small table, a chair or a sofa. Inquire here.
Piero Lissoni’s Sherazade partition system with a new floor-ceiling partition wall. With this project, the brand explores the world of interior space design by offering a complete collection of partitions, hinged, pivot, sliding and retractable sliding doors. Sherazade defines environments by creating a bright and private space, thanks to the use of transparent or opaque glass surfaces.
The products of the new Flou Collection are inspired by the natural world, through ongoing research into shapes, materials, finishes and textures. Designed by Matteo Nunziati, Ilenia Viscardi, Studio Contromano, Pinnuccio Borgonovo and Emanuela Garbin, the beds, seats, containers and accessories explore nature and its colors, moving freely between the sleeping and living areas, indoors and outdoor.
During the Fuorisalone Arper has presented “Lina Bo Bardi In Full Color”, an exhibition dedicated to the Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi and the different interpretations of color expressed by different contributors in the making of the iconic Bardi’s Bowl Chair. Inquire here.
A’mare is conceived from the same material of which it is composed: polycarbonate. In order to create this collection, the best cross-section for the slats and their rhythm have been studied, creating an elastic weave that ensures the utmost comfort of the object without eschewing fluidity, lightness and transparency. Inquire here.
Davide Groppi presents an exhibition of unique projects, but also of future creations, possible and impossible, displayed in an original way through a path in the darkness.
‘I treated light starting from its negation. The visitor is welcomed in the darkness and led through a maze. Artificial light reveals itself in an original, playful, amazing way, as if it was for the first time’.
Parentesi turns 50! The cult object designed by Achille Castiglioni and PioManzù for Flos is released in two new shades to celebrate its creators. Turquoise and Signal Orange are the two colours chosen for the Special Edition of the best seller in production since 1971.
Luceplan presented its latest products, developed over the last two years, in its Flagship Store in Corso Monforte, a store specially renovated for the occasion. The display included the collections of outdoor lamps, launched online last spring: Flia by Alessandro Zambelli, Fienile Outdoor by Daniel Rybakken, Nui and Nui Mini by Meneghello Paolelli Associati. Inquire here.
by Patricia Urquiola
Black lines define the perimeter of floating shapes and identify the single letters that compose the phrase “We all come from Venus”. A mission statement that alludes to Graffiti Art, also applied in the collections hypnotic texture: a vortex of color inspired by the intriguing atmosphere of Venus. Inquire here.
by Christian Haas
Matéria is a minimalist low board created by Germany-based designer Christian Haas. The unusual typology of the Low Board and its aura of tranquillity distinguish Matéria. Taking a closer look, the monochrome game of the chosen materials travertine and beech wood, as well as subtle details, get revealed. Inquire here.
Sol Side Table
by Ortega Guijarro
The Spanish designer duo Ortega-Guijarro have created a design with an impressive wealth of facets. As strikingly simple as the construction made of glass panels of different sizes may be, at second glance it is quite complex. Depending on the perspective, the incidence of light and shadows, the coloured-transparent elements of the table merge into ever-changing silhouettes and visually trick their observers. Elegant sculpture or functional side table? Sol is not either/or but both at the same time. Inquire here.
by m2 atelier
A tribute to Elsa Peretti, this armchair is the result of an alternation of volumes and empty spaces, of opposing forces. Inquire here.
by Roberto Lazzeroni
A seating system that overcomes the traditional idea of sofas to offer a dynamic and customizable concept. Inquire here.
by m2 atelier
The Tie chair is characterized by its full volume and organic form. Inquire here.
by m2 atelier
The meaning of the Japanese character Ensō, “circle”, is rooted in Zen Buddhism: enlightenment, infinity, absolute universe. Inquire here.
by Jean Nouvel
A mono-material table, with contemporary lines and characterized by a strong personality. NVL Table is the second project signed by the French architect Jean Nouvel for MDF Italia after Super_Position and which literally takes its name. The distinctive features of Jean Nouvel’s architecture are fully manifested in this table and enhance the stylistic elements that have always distinguished his work: pure geometric shapes, formal lightness, graphic lines, rigour. Inquire here.
by de Sede Design Team
The charm of the new DS-602 is that it fits into the modular, timeless design language of the DS-600 and offers new, expandable seating options with its new back-to-back feature. In addition to the clever redesign, which has been waiting in a drawer for a long time to be rediscovered, the materials play another major role. Inquire here.
Paradise Bird Desk
by Luca Nichetto
A desk expanded and complemented the Paradise Bird collection Luca Nichetto designed for Wittmann: high school of design for a stylish workplace in the home office. Inquire here.