Design Event

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.

Salone Satelitte Awards @ Salone Milan 2019

Salone Satelitte Awards @ Salone Milan 2019

Salone Satellite ( now in its 10th edition ) was the first event to focus on young designers, instantly becoming the unrivalled place for interface with manufacturers, talent scouts and the most promising young designers, and since 1998 runs again concurrently with the Salone.

Its creation was essentially a declaration of faith in the creative potential of designers under 35.

Life in Vogue – The Interiors Cut @ Salone Milan 2019

Life in Vogue – The Interiors Cut @ Salone Milan 2019

‘ Life in Vogue – the Interior’s Cut ‘ is a fashionable riff on the show house model and becoming a must-see during the Salone del Mobile Fair.

Held at Vogue Italia’s Piazza Cadorna offices, participants this year include British fashion designer Jonathan Anderson, Beirut–based duo David / Nicolas, and Milan-based architect Massimiliano Locatelli.

Invitations @ Salone Milan 2019

Invitations @ Salone Milan 2019

Here once again is a collation of some of our favourite invitations which crossed our desks in preparation to the upcoming Milan Design Week 2019

With over 1500 exhibitors at the Salone del Mobile Fairgrounds, and as many again outside the Fairgrounds scattered all around the city, the world’s best design companies know that their invitations are the first representations of the products they’ve spent the year refining.

The Minotti “Portraits of Places in Australia” Lunch

The Minotti “Portraits of Places in Australia” Lunch

With the opening of the new Minotti Monobrand Melbourne store, dedece again sets the standard for those seeking style and sophistication in the Australian metropolis and further strengthens Minotti’s presence in a rapidly-expanding market that has consistently shown its appreciation for the timeless style and quality of Minotti products.

For the first event, dedece and Minotti launched the new book Portraits of Places in Australia by hosting a special lunch for those A & D who were featured in the book.

Minotti Cocktail Party @ dedece Melbourne

Minotti Cocktail Party @ dedece Melbourne

2018 marks many reasons for Dedece to celebrate – it is the 40th year that Dedece has been in business, whilst Minotti is celebrating a truly impressive 70 years in business and 20 years that esteemed architect and furniture designer Rodolfo Dordoni has been Minotti’s creative director.

Dedece was thrilled to celebrate the official opening of the new Minotti mono brand showroom to the Melbourne A & D community and clients on a particularly very cold winter’s night in late June.

The showroom has a few pieces from Minotti’s newest 2018 collection – flown in from Milan Salone 2018.

Tom Dixon x Ikea x UTS Design Students hack Delaktig

Tom Dixon x Ikea x UTS Design Students hack Delaktig

Ikea Australia and the University of Technology Sydney collaborated to open the Tom Dixon designed Delaktig bed-sofa collection up to Interior and Product design students from UTS, challenging them to personalise the range to reflect life at home in Australia.

Eight students ( 4 x product design students & 4 x interior design students) were selected to take part in the Workshop which was mentored by Ikea’s Interior Design team together with the UTS Design Lecturers

Tom Dixon ( Around the World ) – Flash Factory, Hong Kong

Tom Dixon ( Around the World ) – Flash Factory, Hong Kong

Last month Tom Dixon made a quick stop in Hong Kong to introduce a new line of limited edition wares dubbed as his “Factory” line pieces made right in the Tom Dixon Hong Kong showroom

The first product from the “Tom Dixon Factory” were Limited Edition laser cut stainless steel sheets that are semi-easy to fold and lock together to create an iconic pendant light.