Neo Preistoria 100 Verbs @ Salone Milan 2016

Neo Preistoria 100 Verbs @ Salone Milan 2016

From a stone to a simulated human heart, the Italian designer Andrea Branzi and Japanese designer Kenya Hara, trace the design history of tools from the stone age to today, in the Neo Pre History – 100 Verbs exhibition at the Triennale di Milano.

A journey inspired by the power of “100 verbs” and “100 instruments” which, like streams of mysterious, life-giving energy, guide the viewer through the dark clouds of history and of infinite space.

Damn – A Matter of Perception @ Salone Milan 2016

Damn – A Matter of Perception @ Salone Milan 2016

Architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, originally from Burkina Faso, was invited to transform Palazzo Litta’s inner courtyard into a neo-African village.

Inside the Palazzo, DAMN Magazine assembled a selection of architects, designers, and corporate partners, to express themselves under the theme : A Matter of Perception: Tradition and Technology – which is all about the origin of concepts; how materials affect and define an object or an idea, with the purpose of looking at things in everyday life in a different way.

Giuseppie Picone – Looking Forward @ Salone Milan 2016

Giuseppie Picone – Looking Forward @ Salone Milan 2016

Giuseppe Picone became a well-known name in Italy in the 1950s, then an international phenomenon in the 1960s.

When artist, ceramist, textile designer and fashion designer Giuseppe Picone died in 2008, he left behind a precious gift to Italian craft history

Picone’s invaluable artistic legacy and many contributions were key in defining the “Made in Italy” generation.

Masterly – The Dutch in Milan @ Salone Milan 2016

Masterly – The Dutch in Milan @ Salone Milan 2016

The Dutch Pavilion at Palazzo Francesco Turati – – a palace of unprecedented beauty, skilfully restored to its original state – presented ” Masterly – The Dutch in Milano ” in a synergetic connection with historic objects and paintings

This was the first time that the recently fully restored Palazzo Turati opened its doors during the Salone del Mobile

Ceramica Globo @ Salone Milan 2016

Ceramica Globo @ Salone Milan 2016

Ceramica Globo, in collaboration with creatives GamFratesi, previewed its new 2016 collection inside a museum-concept exhibition in the basement of it’s showroom at Corso Monforte 15, – where the ” Display” collection was literally ” on display “

In My Mind Craft @ Salone Milan 2016

In My Mind Craft @ Salone Milan 2016

For the second year running, MindCraft was curated by the Copenhagen based, Danish-Italian design duo Stine Gam and Enrico Fratesi of GamFratesi

This year’s presentation at the Circolo Filologico Milanese ( a 19th century Institute dedicated to studying the origin of written language and books located on Milan’s via Clerici ) was themed around 17th and 18th century ideas about how the human mind works and the thought process behind design.

Baccarat Lumieres Out of the Box @ Salone milan 2016

Baccarat Lumieres Out of the Box @ Salone milan 2016

In the iconic setting of the Fine Arts Academy of Brera, symbol of art and creativity, French crystal company Baccarat presente its new lighting collections “Lumières Out of the Box”.

In the Sala Napoleonica, accompanied by sculptures and casts, “Out of the Box” beautifully symbolises Baccarat’s ability to interpret its 250 years of heritage and history with modernity and glamour.