Milan 2015: Top furniture 23.04.15

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Several big-name designers launched furniture that this year's Salone del Mobile. Here are some of Icon's favourites

PATRICIA URQUIOLA FOR GLAS ITALIA

The designer's iridescent, multi-chromatic Shimmer range of tables, consoles and shelves are formed of individual components glued together, and transform when viewed in different lights and angles

RICHARD HUTTON FOR MOROSO

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We interviewed the designer at Salone del Mobile about the friendly form of his X-Chair – a design that develops on the size and shape of a pouf.

NITZAN COHEN FOR MATTIAZZI 

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Cohen's range of colourful Uffici task chairs stood out at the Italian company's stand at the furniture fair.

LUCA NICHETTO FOR VERREUM

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Inspired by the shape and gloss of wrapped sweets, the designer's super-shiny Bon Bon tables come in various sizes and are made in silvered glass by the Czech glass brand.

GAM FRATESI FOR CAPPELLINI

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The designers' textile and metal partition system, which absorbs sound as well as dividing a room, comprises a series of petals that hang from the ceiling in various, sculptural configurations.

ATELIER OI FOR ZANOTTA

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The frame of the Raperonzolo mirror is made of interwoven cowhide strips, twisted and braided to take on a spatial quality rather than just holding the glass.

More Milan coverage to come on iconeye.com and in the July issue of Icon, out in early June

 

Words

Debika Ray

 

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