Tuesday, 15 July 2014 01:00

Maarten Baas: Baas is in Town

Milan is all about the show, says the Dutch designer. So at this year’s Salone he played the ringmaster at his own anarchic circus

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The founding member of the Memphis Group is riding a wave of nostalgia for the postmodernist pioneers, reworking 1980s patterns and launching new textile designs

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Friday, 27 June 2014 14:59

Richard Hutten: Layers Cloud chair

Hutton has created a chair inspired by the Arizona desert that is made of 840sq m of Kvadrat's Divina range of fabrics

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Friday, 27 June 2014 14:44

Bethan Laura Wood: Guadalupe Daybed

Working with Kvadrat's Divina range of textiles, Wood has created a brightly coloured daybed inspired by Mexico

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Friday, 27 June 2014 12:13

Divina for Kvadrat

When Kvadrat invited 22 designers to create one-off pieces using its felt-like Divina textile, the results ranged from workwear to daybeds, says Laura Snoad

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With her Make lamps, inspired by old hanging microphones from the 1950s and 60s, Hanieh Heidarabadi has explored the idea of deconstruction and challenged the definition of a finished product

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Monday, 19 May 2014 12:34

Source Material in Milan

An exhibition of the objects that get famous designers’ creative juices flowing featured everything from ear muffs to pencil sharpeners

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Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:00

The Italian Avant-Garde

This collection of essays and interviews sheds much-needed light on an era of radical sociopolitical change, says Steve Parnell.

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Monday, 25 March 2013 12:45

Shivering bowls by Nendo

Nendo’s response to a recent exhibition about sex and design is a series of delicate bowls, which are meant to be touched.

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San Rocco may be a magazine rather than an architect, but its spirit of intellectual enquiry and diverse crowd-sourced content has quickly established it as an influential voice in European architecture, as well as a compelling model for a new type of practice.

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Friday, 29 June 2012 14:37

Milan Furniture Fair: Front

The Swedish trio's playful blown-bubble LED shade will explode and reform millions of times over the bulb's life.

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Wednesday, 19 October 2011 14:28

Presenze II by Studio Nucleo

Studio Nucleo’s range of furniture made from transparent cubes of resin is handcrafted but has a distinctly digital aesthetic.

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Tuesday, 23 August 2011 10:59

Seed of Narcissus by Tomas Libertiny

Tomas Libertiny and his 60,000 bees tested the limits of Venetian glassmaking to produce their largest collaboration to date.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 10:45

Pieces of π by Dik Scheepers

Dutch designer Dik Scheepers has invented a faster mould-making process to produce a ceramics range that makes a feature of its flaws.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 10:31

Selfdiscipline by Nika Zupanc

The Slovenian designer’s range of furniture may have overtones of luxury but it is intended to make you work.

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Giulio Iacchetti’s fountain of blue sanitaryware mixes humour and politics – Marcel Duchamp eat your heart out.

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The Milan Furniture Fair presented a series of rooms inspired by the cult sci-fi film Tron – only without the movie’s convoluted lines.

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The Spanish designer is on a mission to rescue the bathroom from dismal functionality and turn it into a place to linger. His art-deco inspired range for Bisazza is just the start.

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Thursday, 18 August 2011 15:23

Franco Albini's Veliero

Cassina has recreated a 1940s bookcase by the celebrated neo-rationalist designer, solving the structural problems of 
an influential but precarious prototype.

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Thursday, 18 August 2011 15:18

Konstantin Grcic

The Munich-based designer had both new and old pieces on display this year. He talks about how he’s enjoying making furniture again.

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