Cages Tables by Piergiorgio Robino + Gabriele Bagnoli

    I’m always intrigued by objects that linger in the space between art and design. Cages Tables by Piergiorgio Robino + Gabriele Bagnoli are exactly that.

Trois by Poltrona Frau

Trois has recently been launched by Poltrona Frau. It is a table with three surfaces, three heights and three forms. The table almost resembles a light and elegant mobile. The lowest surface, squared in shape, is in white Carrara marble. The other two, one rectangular and the other round, are made from grey tempered glass. The … Continue reading

Milan 2012: Torei Table Collection by Luca Nichetto for Cassina

Inspired by the flexibility of use and reduced proportions of serving trays, the Venetian designer Luca Nichetto has developed this collection of small, elongated solid-wood tables for the Italian furniture manufacturer Cassina. Named after ‘a phonetic transposition of the Japanese word for “tray”’, Torei can be arranged and grouped in multiple combinations or used individually, according to need. … Continue reading

Milan 2012: Moroso

The italian furniture company Moroso had shows both in their own showroom in Brera and at the actual fair. Curated by Patricia Moroso the company showed a blasting selection of new and old furniture upholstered in candy colours mixed with pastels. Among other things Moroso launched a sofa version of Doshi Levien‘s Paper Planes Chair. … Continue reading

Preview Milan 2012: Chairs by Marni

Italian fashion brand Marni will exhibit 100 PVC thread-wrapped chairs at its Milan boutique during this year’s Milan Furniture Fair. Each and everyone of the chairs are constructed in Colombia by ex-prisoners as part of a rehabilitation programme. Read more: Marni

Cartoccio Series by Paola Paronetto

Italian ceramist Paola Paronetto has expanded her Paper Clay series of objects with new editions Oro, Corteccia, Lisci and Colore. Cartoccio is a series of ceramic objects with a corrugated paper-like surface. Paronetto now widens the original collection by adding new surfaces and finishes, reflecting her love for detail. Colore offers two harmonious chromatic scales: vivid colours … Continue reading

Cage-B Bookcase by Massimo Castagna for Henge

Italian designer and architect Massimo Castagna has an extremely simple aesthetic touch to most of his products. The latest being the Cage-B Bookcase for Henge. The linear, grid-like bookshelf is handmade and is available in a range of sizes and depths, made with heat treated and oil-finished Eucalyptus wood. Cage-B was launched at the Milan Furniture Fair … Continue reading