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
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
Hutton has created a chair inspired by the Arizona desert that is made of 840sq m of Kvadrat's Divina range of fabrics
Working with Kvadrat's Divina range of textiles, Wood has created a brightly coloured daybed inspired by Mexico
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
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
An exhibition of the objects that get famous designers’ creative juices flowing featured everything from ear muffs to pencil sharpeners
This collection of essays and interviews sheds much-needed light on an era of radical sociopolitical change, says Steve Parnell.
Nendo’s response to a recent exhibition about sex and design is a series of delicate bowls, which are meant to be touched.
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.
The Swedish trio's playful blown-bubble LED shade will explode and reform millions of times over the bulb's life.
Studio Nucleo’s range of furniture made from transparent cubes of resin is handcrafted but has a distinctly digital aesthetic.
Tomas Libertiny and his 60,000 bees tested the limits of Venetian glassmaking to produce their largest collaboration to date.
Dutch designer Dik Scheepers has invented a faster mould-making process to produce a ceramics range that makes a feature of its flaws.
The Slovenian designer’s range of furniture may have overtones of luxury but it is intended to make you work.
Giulio Iacchetti’s fountain of blue sanitaryware mixes humour and politics – Marcel Duchamp eat your heart out.
The Milan Furniture Fair presented a series of rooms inspired by the cult sci-fi film Tron – only without the movie’s convoluted lines.
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.
Cassina has recreated a 1940s bookcase by the celebrated neo-rationalist designer, solving the structural problems of an influential but precarious prototype.