Once again Interni King Size magazine editor Gilda Bojardi presented a review and profile of the most promising young designers emerging on the international design scene in the past 12 months
They all had numerous products on show with different manufacturers at this years Salone
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.
Vola’s consulting product designer, Danish Architect Torben Madsen, says new technology “should be incorporated subtly into bathroom design” in this movie produced by Dezeen for Danish brand Vola.
Madsen, who is design manager at Danish practice Aarhus Arkitekterne, which designs all of Vola’s new products, says the trend for open-plan living spaces has increased the significance of the bathroom as a private space.
The London Design Festival launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring Visionary Crazy Golf to London’s Trafalgar Square.
Holes have been designed by nine of the world’s most renowned and inventive architects, artists and designers.
The aim is to raise £120,000 through a 6-week campaign, and the course will be open from 16-22 September, coinciding with the Festival itself.
Jaime Hayon revealed a collection of fantastical furniture pieces, imbued with his trademark whimsical style, in an installation titled ‘Stone Age Folk’ exhibited within the historical backdrop of the Palazzo Serbelloni.
Described by Hayon as a ‘combination of ideas, from folklore to fauna to colour to material to stone to furniture’, the ambitious collection’s abstract features and patterns are intricate adaptations of Caesarstone’s fine marquetry, yet again pushed to its creative limits.