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Best of Milan 2014: What We Saw and Loved

Best of Milan 2014: What We Saw and Loved

Here are 50 sensational products, events and installations that grabbed our attention last week at the Salone del Mobile – the world’s largest furniture fair – and beyond.

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2 days ago

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Milan Design Week: Customize Your Furniture

Milan Design Week: Customize Your Furniture

The Brazilian company behind the ever-popular Melissa shoe line launches a collection of chairs, tables and more – by such designers as Philippe Starck and Industrial Facility – that can by tweaked and finessed to the end-user’s whims.

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10 days ago

Milan Design Week’s Food and Design Feast

Milan Design Week’s Food and Design Feast

SupperScene, a culinary extravaganza inside one of Milan’s most renowned design boutiques, brought out such talents as Patricia Urquiola and Lee Broom together – and an assortment of inventive tableware.

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15 days ago

Milan Design Week’s Tokyo Story

Milan Design Week’s Tokyo Story

At Tokyo Imagine, taking place in Milan, star designers created furoshiki fabrics for a dining event that featured one of the world’s top chefs serving sushi, and pouring sake into cups designed by Patricia Urquiola.

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17 days ago

Countdown to Milan: Who’s Doing What Where?

Countdown to Milan: Who’s Doing What Where?

Starting Monday, hundreds of designers will be out in force across the city, many of them launching new products for more than one brand. Here are 10 of the busiest design-stars working the crowds during Milan Design Week.

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20 days ago

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Countdown to Milan: 5 Hot Kitchens

Countdown to Milan: 5 Hot Kitchens

The kitchen biennial EuroCucina, at the Salone del Mobile, is a food lover’s paradise. Here are five new systems launching on April 8 at the fair and in the city, by Scavolini, Schiffini and more.

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27 days ago

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Countdown to Milan: Best British Design

Countdown to Milan: Best British Design

Now in its second year, EDIT by Designjunction, the London-born exhibition of 20-plus brands, will fill Palazzo Morando during Milan Design Week. Here are five designers – including Michael Young and Michael Sodeau – worth a look-see.

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March 20, 2014

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Countdown to Milan: 8 Not-To-Miss Launches

Countdown to Milan: 8 Not-To-Miss Launches

Milan Design Week kicks off on April 8. Here’s a preview of must-see products debuting around town – from Valcucine, Luceplan, Moroso, Glas Italia and more.

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March 17, 2014

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Video: Interview with Philippe Starck Azure Video

Video: Interview with Philippe Starck

At Euroluce, the biennial lighting fair held in Milan last April, Philippe Starck revealed to Azure the dreams behind his three new fixtures for Italian lighting manufacturer Flos – and the challenges involved in creating them.

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May 15, 2013

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The New Marble

The New Marble

Two of the design world’s biggest names – Patricia Urquiola and Zaha Hadid – have done some heavy lifting, creating stunning marble products presented at Salone del Mobile in April.

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May 6, 2013

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