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Nilufar Depot – Lina Bo Bardi @ Salone Milan 2018

Nilufar Depot – Lina Bo Bardi @ Salone Milan 2018

Nilufar owner Nina Yashar, collaborated with the Instituto Bardi Casa du Vidro in São Paulo, to bring together the largest number of furniture pieces by Rome-born Brazilian designer Lina Bo Bardi ever to be exhibited in one place.

Yashar has managed to acquire an example of almost all of Bo Bardi’s furniture designs and she considers this the most important show of her four-decade career as a Gallerist.

Breath/ng by Kengo Kuma @ Salone Milan 2018

Breath/ng by Kengo Kuma @ Salone Milan 2018

The Design in the Age of Experience event which explored how design and technology can combine to help develop solutions to issues impacting the health of our world.

Breath/ng by Kengo Kuma was an air purifying installation able to absorb the equivalent of 90,000 cars worth of pollution per year

Museum of Extinct Animals @ Salone Milan 2018

Museum of Extinct Animals @ Salone Milan 2018

The star of the 2018 Moooi exhibition at via Savona, was the Museum of Extinct Animals, which paid tribute to those animals who never made it to the 21st Century

‘The Museum of Extinct Animals’ featured textures, shapes and patterns to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance diversity holds in nature.

Salone Satellite Award Winners @ Salone Milan 2018

Salone Satellite Award Winners @ Salone Milan 2018

The SaloneSatellite Award – now into its 9th edition – marked a further step towards facilitating the interface between demand and supply, between business people and designers and between creativity and production.

The Entry selection process is, as always, extremely competitive, in order to uphold Salone Satellite’s excellent reputation, as it “crowns” promising young designers destined for the market and the design star system.

DoutDesign – Young Designers Exhibition [pt 3/4] @ Salone Milan 2017

DoutDesign – Young Designers Exhibition [pt 3/4] @ Salone Milan 2017

Zona Santambrogio Design District area, presented its fifth edition of DoutDesign – dedicated to the topic of Environmental and Social Sustainability with the theme of Design to Save, Change, Dream the World

participating under 35 designers were selected from an open and international call by Regione Lombardia and the Politecnico di Milano, looking for prototypes and innovative products, with attention to self production and to the sustainability of the processes.

Eco-Oh! @ Salone Milan 2017

Eco-Oh! @ Salone Milan 2017

Eco-oh! presented their project curated by Lorenzo Palmeri, at the Triennale di Milano, titled The new Normal by Eco-Oh. Let’s Recycle for Life

The Project described the process that leads from the consumption to the virtuous transformation of plastic materials, giving new life to plastic household articles, transforming them into designer pieces made of 100% recycled mat

DoutDesign – Inhabits Design Village [pt 1/4] @ Salone Milan 2017

DoutDesign – Inhabits Design Village [pt 1/4] @ Salone Milan 2017

Inhabits – Milano Design Village occupied an area of some 700 sq mtrs in Piazza del Cannone within the green parklands of the Parco Sempione (near the Castello Sforzesco), were 5 x housing units and some design projects dedicated to urban sustainability and renewable energy were presented

The theme of the event, which is the changing habits, as well as the socio-political current affairs, which force us to reflect on the issue of housing and on the perception of the urban public space.

Touch Base by DAE @ Salone Milan 2016

Touch Base by DAE @ Salone Milan 2016

Touch Base, a Design Academy Eindhoven exhibition curated by Ilse Crawford and the Academy’s creative director Thomas Widdershoven, explores the power of tactility in human life.

Touch Base explores the counter-movement that many of the DAE students are shaping in response to the empowering, but overwhelming presence of technology and digitalism.

To touch is to feel physically and sense emotionally.

Formafantasma for Lexus @ Salone Milan 2016

Formafantasma for Lexus @ Salone Milan 2016

For Milan Design Week 2016, Amsterdam based, Italian design duo Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin aka Formafantasma teamed up with Lexus to launch an exciting exhibition made up of 3 installations,

Entitled ‘An Encounter with Anticipation’ – the theme of the installation, conveys the aesthetics behind Lexus’ forward-looking vision through subtle nuances of colour, light and form.