Milan is a city of historic buildings and is dominated by the wonderful Gothic Cathedral and along with DaVinci’s Last Supper, fashion is one of Milan’s biggest draws.
For the confirmed shopholic, Milan offers one of the most concentrated shopping experiences in all Europe and is renowned for its’ position as a centre piece of high fashion as well as street style fashion
The Italian city of Milan is a place for aesthetes and design lovers.
Not only does it celebrate its own Fabulousness twice a year during Milan Fashion Week, it also attracts a slightly cooler crowd during the Salone, a week of exceptional design that spans interiors, lifestyle, furnishings and not to be forgotten – Fashion as well
Milan Fashion Week and Milan Design Week both unfold here – which makes the possibility a visit will coincide with a global convergence of the design community highly likely, making it one of the few cities that can truly claim Fashion and Design are part of its’ cultural and civic DNA
For over 30 years, Australian artist Robert MacPherson has amassed a prodigious output that ranges from his abstract works of the mid-1970s, made in black and white with a common housepainter’s brush, to his text-based paintings of the 1980s and 1990s that consecrate the roadside vernacular of shop signs, placards and slang xpressions.
Celebrating its 80th anniversary in the inspired Salone exhibition space by OMA, Knoll presented its’ latest collections by Piero Lissoni and Marc Newson and re-imagined iconic designs, reaffirming the brand’s global creative vision.
Once again this year Knoll has called on OMA, the famous design firm co-founded by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, to design and install the stand at the Salone del Mobile.