Posts by: John Engelen

Minotti On Stage @ Salone Milan 2019

Minotti On Stage @ Salone Milan 2019

For Minotti, the year 2019 brings a new stylistic language, a new decorative code.

This new vision of interior design mixes different styles, by working with designers from different cultural backgrounds, who harmoniously become part of the “Minotti project”, all coordinated by Roberto Dordoni with Minotti Studio.

Mendini Tribute Cinema @ Salone Milan 2019

Mendini Tribute Cinema @ Salone Milan 2019

In the heart of the Brera Design District, the Milan Design Film Festivsal ( MDFF ) in collaboration with Marcel Wanders, presented Mendini Tribute Cinema , a tribute to the recently deceased Milanese architect and designer Alessandro Mendini.

Nendo – A Breeze of Light @ Salone Milan 2019

Nendo – A Breeze of Light @ Salone Milan 2019

In collaboration with Daikin, the air conditioner manufacturer, this project by Nendo, was based on the concept of ‘invisible air’ and aims to provide visitors with a unique spatial experience that offers an opportunity to ‘experience in sight what we can only feel in real life.’

This installation evoked the sensation of a comfortable breeze by the movement of light and shadows, not actual air.

Nilufar Depot FAR @ Salone Milan 2019

Nilufar Depot FAR @ Salone Milan 2019

Reinforcing her unmistakable instinct as an explorer, Gallerist Nina Yashar hosted a striking showing in the scenographic atmospheres of Nilufar Depot in Via Lancetti 34.

Set design, from Space Caviar’s Joseph Grima, presented as a rarefied landscape with pieces suspended in scenographic bubbles evoking the utopian residences of the 70’s experimentation in Radical Design.

The Manzoni Restaurant @ Salone Milan 2019

The Manzoni Restaurant @ Salone Milan 2019

Tom Dixon returned to Milan after a year’s absence and focussed his energy on how the brand can embed itself into the heart of Italy’s commercial and cultural capital.

The Manzoni,is a restaurant that doubles as a permanent showroom in the heart of the city.

In Scena Rugs by Paola Lenti @ Salone Milan 2019

In Scena Rugs by Paola Lenti @ Salone Milan 2019

Rugs are used to delineate volume, positive space, or even personal territory; they enable an area to become the expression of an individual’s character and experience.

For nearly twenty years, Paola Lenti has interpreted and creatively expressed the importance of this spatial anchor in its range of rugs.

The company has never lost sight of traditional production techniques, like weaving and embroidery, and it combines them with high quality raw materials.

Italian Design Museum @ Salone Milan 2019

Italian Design Museum @ Salone Milan 2019

Triennale Museo del Design Italiano, in the evocative spaces of the Curva on the ground floor of the Triennale, presents a selection of the most iconic and representative pieces of Italian design, for the first time in a permanent exhibition.

The aim of the Museo del Design Italiano is to engage and enliven the Triennale’s 1,600 piece permanent collection of Italian design, while working to make the institution an important international center for design.

Magis @ Salone Milan 2019

Magis @ Salone Milan 2019

Magis presented its new collections at the Salone del Mobile 2019, with a space which embraces visitors in a sensation of serenity and sharing.

The Design Prize @ Salone Milan 2019

The Design Prize @ Salone Milan 2019

For the prestigious DESIGN PRIZE 2019, the scenography of Milan’s Triennale Teatro dell’Arte was designed to bring guests to the roof of the Duomo, upon which the Golden Madonnina proudly presides.