Renowned Italian architect Michele De Lucchi’s installation “The Walk”, a circular never-ending path through the labyrinthine meanderings of the workplace, puts the stress on the importance of moving about even when in the office in order to spark the crucial stimulus for the creative process.
The Salone del Mobile 2015 acknowledged the excellence of Italian design with a memorable and highly engaging event named “In Italy”.
In Italy brought together a group of visionary entrepreneurs for the very first time to tell the world about themselves and their achievements in an amazing project portraying Italian life and style and disclosing the extraordinary diversity of Italy’s manufacturing sector.
The German Design Council announced the winners of the 16th Design Report Award, which took place at the Salone Satellite in Milan on 16th April, 2015.
The Design Report Award is presented to individual designers or teams whose work is not only based on an outstanding concept but which has also been properly produced and presented in a compelling way.
Awarded the Compasso d’Oro for career achievement last June, the SaloneSatellite returned to the Salone Milan Fairgrounds, Rho with 700 designer, 18 international schools, 4 installations and numerous appointments on the theme of design.
Conceived and devotedly run by Marva Griffin, who for 18 years has been enthusiastically following her ragazzi, as she affectionately calls them, the Salone Satellite Award continues to be a reference point for designers under 35 who are looking for the kind of visibility that only the largest design event in the world can guarantee.
Oikos again reaffirmed its strong presence in the national and international architectural scene, becoming a key organisation in the design and construction industries, creating with their environmentally friendly products and colours, a role in the area of architecturally sustainable textured paint finishes
The fusion of matter and colour, between substance and design: an unpublished and original mix that gave birth to 33 new colors.
The new Paola Lenti collection was once again launched at the serene Chiostri dell’Umanitaria, ( monastic cloisters in the heart of Milan ) .
Beyond Colour was the 2015 theme chosen by Paola to emphasise the visionary designer’s quest to go beyond the enveloping spell of colours towards a vision of outdoor and indoor living.
This concept is vision centered on furniture intended as functional and elegant products, simple and, at the same time, able to redesign unity.
On the occasion of the Milan Design Week 2015, Davide Groppi presented ten new lamps between art and technology, starting from the most basic form, the fire, the more sophisticated and rarefied forms of light.
Davide Groppi designs lights not only to illuminate, but also to tell stories, give meaning, draw metaphors and build the theatre of our lives.
They investigate the many dimensions of light playing between magic and impossibility, lightness and invention.
Elle Decor Italia presented an exhibition at the Palazzo Reale, on the concept of Milanese ” Design for Life ” which presented ( with a cinematic eye ) 25 years of interior design as told through photographic shots of homes as seen in Elle Decor Italy magazines from 1990 until today – to communicate ways to live, to furnish, decorate, express themselves.
Vittorio Bonacina presented ” Intrecci Italiani ” ( = Italian Connections ) in the temporary Salone showroom in Via Melzo 3, normally used as the photographic studio of photgrapher Marco Beretta
Vittorio Bonacina, the historical company synonymous with rush and wicker products, presented its collections alongside the recently released publication of Italian style icon Marella Agnelli, entitled “I Cultivated my Garden” published by Adelphi editions.