Emma explores Super Studio Piu & chats to the Campana Brothers at the exclusive Veuve Cliquot cocktail party.
more Design VLogs from Emma to follow …. stay tuned !
Nina Yashar, founder of Nilufar gallery, inaugurated the Nilufar Depot, her new warehouse – with a 1500 sq.m. display space showing her collection of historical and contemporary design objects collected by Nina over time
Nilufar Depot is a three story treasure trove featuring 3,000 pieces of historic and contemporary design, conceived by many of the young designers that Yashar has championed over the years.
This year “Belgium is Design” played an important role yet again during the Milan Design Week, in the prestigious Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera Art school.
The Belgium Designer of the Year Award celebrated its tenth anniversary this year and brought together the 10 designers whom previously won the Belgium Designer of the Year Award since its creation in 2006
The perfect occasion to team up with Belgium is Design and to organise ‘Confronting the Masters’.
In keeping with the motto “Modern Always,” Knoll presents new designs alongside its modern classics designed by architects like Florence Knoll, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen and Harry Bertoia, reflecting the determination to always offer innovative ideas, regardless of passing fashions – ideas that last in time.
“The transformation of an object, through the process of repair”
Milan’s La Rinascente department store, in collaboration with London’s Serpentine Galleries, showcased the installation “In a State of Repair” by Martino Gamper during the 2014 Design Week in Milano
If the Salone was about conspicuous consumption – and even more conspicuous design, then here by contrast was a different proposition about economy in an era of austerity, a notion of something being well-made implying use over time, rather than speedy abandonment.