Milan 2013: Soft Chair by Maria Bruun

    Young Danish designer Maria Bruun showed the exciting project Soft Chair during Salone del Mobile 2013. The chair works in the cross field between textile and furniture design and uses no less than 300 meters of upholstered rope!

Milan 2012: Mermelada Estudio

Barcelona-based industrial design studio Mermelada Estudio showed some of their new products at this year’s Satellite exhibition in Milan. Especially the Flash mirror caught our attention. Flash is a large round mirror inspired by a photographer’s lamp. The frame is made from MDF with a milled “diamond cut” decorative motif on the back and a … 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 Preview: Porcelain Lamp by WM Studio

Wendy Legro and Maarten Collignon, a duo of young, Eindhoven-trained designers behind Rotterdam-based Studio WM, have realised these two, pared-down pendant lights: a shipyard-inspired, black opaque model called Porcelain and a similar, hand-blown glass version, Gradient. Based on the same principle, both of the designs employ a pulley mechanism which enables an easy adjustment of the height of … Continue reading