Art

The Diner by David Rockwell @ Salone Milan 2018

The Diner by David Rockwell @ Salone Milan 2018

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Surface magazine teamed up with celebrated architect Rockwell Group to explore American design by recasting a U.S. icon.

Rockwell teamed up with and design consultancy 2×4 to create The Diner, which is located in one of the cavernous vaults situated below the tracks that run into Milan’s Centrale railway station.

Disco Gufram @ Salone Milan 2018

Disco Gufram @ Salone Milan 2018

Gufram celebrates disco’s golden era during the Salone del Mobile 2018 by introducing some soul-powered seating at Salone del Mobile

A surreal nightclub in the heart of Milan: Gufram took over the Santa Teresa Mediateca for the Milan Design Week.

Greenhouses at Tiffany’s @ Salone Milan 2018

Greenhouses at Tiffany’s @ Salone Milan 2018

Tiffany & Co Piazza Duomo store was transformed into an intricate greenhouse inspired by a sterling silver design from the Home & Accessories collection.

The façade of the store echoes the linear architecture of the greenhouse, while the design theme continues throughout the store with a large-scale greenhouse on the main floor and artistic floral creations.

Horgenglarus “Giants with Dwarf” @ Salone Milan 2018

Horgenglarus “Giants with Dwarf” @ Salone Milan 2018

Swiss Architect Stephan Hurlemann has created seven giant wooden figures using parts from chairs from Switzerland’s oldest furniture manufacturer Horgenglarus as part of Ventura Centrale, which is held in a disused tunnel system underneath Milan Central Station during Design Week.

100 x 100 Achille @ Salone Milan 2018

100 x 100 Achille @ Salone Milan 2018

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Achille Castiglioni, the Achille Castiglioni Foundation entrusted the curation of an exhibition to Chiara Alessi and Domitilla Dardi, who created the project concept — to ask 100 Italian and international designers to write and send to Achille a congratulatory Birthday Card and at the same time, to give to him their favorite anonymous object.

The ” 100 x 100 Achille” exhibition is as playful and design-saturated as he would have loved.