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What Are The Aesthetics of Misery? Azure Video

What Are The Aesthetics of Misery?

A group of interior design students in Milan were asked by Andrea Branzi and Michele de Lucchi – two legendary maestri of Italian design – to explore the concept of deprivation in a series of maquettes.

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Q&A with David Adjaye

Q&A with David Adjaye

“We’re the generation that doesn’t have a conflict with style,” says the British architect. On hand at Salone del Mobile, Adjaye gives us his take on his new Art-Deco-inspired chair that celebrates form and eschews minimalism.

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April 29, 2015

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Milan Design Week 2015: What We Saw & Loved

Milan Design Week 2015: What We Saw & Loved

At the Milan furniture fair and light expo, and the offsite circuit that included almost 400 events around the city, these were the 50-plus incredible design moments that made us stop in our tracks.

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April 23, 2015

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Snarkitecture’s Dreamy Installation for COS

Snarkitecture’s Dreamy Installation for COS

In Milan, the New York studio transformed an industrial space into a whiteout shop interior for the fashion label, with ribbons of woven textile and artful white furnishings.

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April 22, 2015

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Ingenuity on Display at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan

Ingenuity on Display at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan

Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan is more than a design shop. It is an experience. This year, during Milan Design Week, it hosted a panoply of micro-exhibitions by designers including Nika Zupanc, Piet Hein Eek and the Arita pottery collaboration.

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April 18, 2015

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Carpet Magic at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

Carpet Magic at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

We Make Carpets, based in the Netherlands, creates an intricate floor display that looks like a patchwork of rugs from a distance. But up close they are made of something else entirely.

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April 18, 2015

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A Major Lighting Innovation at Viabizzuno

A Major Lighting Innovation at Viabizzuno

For Milan Design Week, the Italian lighting manufacturer Viabizzuno has created one of the most spectacular installations – a series of silos filled with incredible lighting scenarios – and released one new and ingenious product.

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April 16, 2015

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Moooi’s Gorgeous Rugs

Moooi’s Gorgeous Rugs

Moooi launches a bold, bright and beautiful line of carpeting designed by the biggest names, including Bertjan Pot, Front, Jurgen Bey, and Marian Bantjes of Vancouver, B.C. It was one of the highlights of Milan Design Week.

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April 15, 2015

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Countdown to Milan 2015: 7 Exciting New Furniture Pieces

Countdown to Milan 2015: 7 Exciting New Furniture Pieces

Sure, Milan Design Week is full of eye-popping exhibits, A-list parties and fabulous lighting, but the mainstay is beautiful, modern furniture. Here are seven fab pieces for the home – by Cassina, Moroso, Modus and more – that will make their debut next week.

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April 10, 2015

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Countdown to Milan 2015: Where the Stars Are

Countdown to Milan 2015: Where the Stars Are

A quick guide to the places around town where you’ll be able to spot Philippe Starck, Tom Dixon, Oki Sato and other major personalities during Milan Design Week.

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April 7, 2015

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