The takeover was swift and efficient; today it's the fashion houses pushing the envelope during Milan Design Week.

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Amid the extravangance of Milan design week, these new products launched at the Salone del Mobile really made their mark.

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The N01 chair is the result of Japanese and Danish design coming together in a Nendo and Republic of Fritz Hansen partnership, launched in Milan.

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Milan’s Salone Satellite exhibits 650 emerging and young designers under 35 - as the 21st edition wraps up its final moments, we look back at some of our favourite products from this year’s show.

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The MINI Living and Studiomama Milan installation ‘Built by All’, introduced a new living concept designed to address individuals’ needs and foster creative communities.

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Bathroom giants VitrA and designer Terri Pecora are on a mission to reinvent the bathroom as shared, sociable environments families enjoy spending time in 

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Winner of the Best Display Award at the Salone del Mobile 2017 for the monolithic Flos stand, design studio Calvi Brambilla is back with even more pavilions and big ideas for Milan this year.

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The 2015 Expo showed the capital of design that commercialism and the public sector needn’t be at odds, but the uneasy partnership feeds into existing challenges the city faces.

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Salone del Mobile president Claudio Luti talks to ICON editor James McLachlan about how Expo changed Milan, innovation at the Fiera and the role of public/private pertnerships at design week.

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Twenty-five years ago, a group of young, unknown Dutch designers took Milan by storm with a stance that was ‘anti-luxury, anti-formal and anti-product’. Their influence is still shaping European design practice two decades later

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Kvadrat is launching Solid Textile Board – a hard, flexible and, crucially, reusable material made purely from end-of-life fabrics and offcuts. Could this circular process spell the end of textile waste?

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In this issue: Milan and the Man – How the Expo persuaded the design capital do sell out. Plus: 25 years of Droog, Claudio Luti, Forensic Architecture and more

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 16:02

Salone del Mobile Milano 2018

Various locations, Milan

17 April - 22 April 2018

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Alex Groves and Azusa Murakami set out as design explorers, discovering beauty in ocean plastic and human hair. Then they decided to resurrect a lost Amazonian city ...

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As the crystal maker prepares to add items to its homeware collection – Atelier Swarovski Home – in Milan next month, the two studios offered a glimpse of their designs

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In our latest issue, we preview April’s Milan Furniture Fair and examine Japan's forgotten postmodernist era

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:17

Salone del Mobile

Fiera Milano, Rho, Milan
4 — 9 April 2017

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Friday, 29 May 2015 00:00

Milan: Kitchens and bathrooms

We scoured Milan for highlights, which included two very different shows by Cotto, an entertaining mobile kitchen by Konstantin Grcic and a bathroom with a stern modernist aesthetic by Norm Architects

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Thursday, 07 May 2015 01:00

Daniel Libeskind

As our current issue, Poland, went to press, we met the Polish-born architect in his Milan studio to ask him about the nation's design tradition and the thinking behind his work

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Thursday, 23 April 2015 10:25

David Adjaye and Moroso

Just weeks before David Adjaye's Double Zero chair was unveiled at Milan Furniture Fair, Icon joined the architect at Moroso's factory in Udine as he and creative director Patrizia Moroso inspected the final prototype – and made some vital last-minute adjustments

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