Salone Satellite 2012: Hopper Boxes by kaschkasch

One of the highlights of this year’s Milan Furniture Fair was german design studio kaschkasch‘s gorgeous Hopper Boxes. Stained in beautiful hues the boxes can be stacked in numerous ways and create sculptural-like objects when stacked in different colours and sizes. The design studio “kaschkasch cologne” was established by Florian Kallus and Sebastian Schneider and is recognized … Continue reading

Salone Satellite 2012: Jonas Forsman

“The beauty of mechanics” is the working title of three different products showned by swedish designer Jonas Forsman on Salone Satellite in Milan 2012. Forsman showed the 3 new products Arc Folding Chair, Up Desk Lamp and Parasol Table Lamp. The backrest and seat of the Arc Folding Chair are made of lacquered wood. The … Continue reading

Milan 2012: Kettal

Kettal really has managed to get themselves placed within the top outdoor furniture companies when it comes to innovative and desirable products the last few years. Among others they have had an extensive collaboration with spanish designer Patricia Urquiola which has aided the company in achieving this position. During this year’s Milan Furniture Fair, Kettal … Continue reading

Milan 2012: Marble Lights by Studio Vit

Swedish Studio Vit presented their simple and elegant lighting collection Marble Lights at the Salone Satellite last week. The collection is made from marble and glass and all in all consists of glass spheres and cylindrical marble lamp holders in various sizes which can be freely combined. Marble lights includes table, floor and pendant lights, as well as … Continue reading

Milan 2012: Grado° by Ron Gilad for Molteni

Ron Gilad has designed a new range of transparent storage units for Molteni. Ron Gilad’s new collection of furnishings, Grado°, underlines the designer’s interest in basic geometric shapes. The 60°/ console and 35°/ tavolino table seem like a line drawing of the contours of an open box. The Objects of the grado collection play with … 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

Milan 2012: Strek Collective

      Another exciting stand at the Salone Satellite in Milan this year was norwegian Strek Collective. They were showing a collection of furniture including the Walking Line Collection hangers, table and bench, the Button Tray-Table, Kobber 58 Cobberware and the exciting Compositor lighting installations where light and glass collide and create an infinity mirror-like … Continue reading

Milan 2012: Robert Hoffmann

German product designer Robert Hoffmann showed at this year’s Salone Satellite – the area for up-and-coming desigers of the Salone del Mobile. On show was his CONE floor and table lamp as well as his EDGE Chair. The Designer explains: “EDGE is a metal chair for everyday use, indoor and outdoor. The seat is folded … Continue reading

Milan 2012: Impressions


Milan 2012: Crate Collection by Gareth Roberts

Canadian designer Garth Roberts has created the inventive and stunning Crate Collection for italian mirror company Antique Mirror. Using different kinds of stained mirror, Roberts have created a variety of objects including boxes, shelving systems, crates and pallets. Mixed with light timber the objects take on a extravagant however daily use feel. Garth Roberts is … Continue reading