Our selection of the best products from this year’s Salone del Mobile has a dual focus on sustainability and colour
Alex Chinneck tells Icon about how he used Milan as his canvas and why his art puts accessibility first
A visit to the Italian design capital wouldn’t be complete without an espresso to start the day and aperitivo to end it
Milan Design Week marks the start of another busy season for the French-Swedish design duo known for characterful, quirky, process-driven products
The takeover was swift and efficient; today it's the fashion houses pushing the envelope during Milan Design Week.
Amid the extravangance of Milan design week, these new products launched at the Salone del Mobile really made their mark.
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.
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.
The MINI Living and Studiomama Milan installation ‘Built by All’, introduced a new living concept designed to address individuals’ needs and foster creative communities.
Bathroom giants VitrA and designer Terri Pecora are on a mission to reinvent the bathroom as shared, sociable environments families enjoy spending time in
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.
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.
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.
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
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?
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
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 ...
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