La Manufacture’s Sebastian Herkner–designed Gem dining table rests a glossy lacquered tabletop on a bed of gleaming pebble-shaped supports.
Philippe Starck adapted a manufacturing technique typically used to make frying pans to develop the mirror-polished stainless-steel seat of Alessi’s Poêle. A brown-stained beechwood frame finishes off the futuristic throne.
Umberto Bellardi Ricci modelled Tacchini’s flying saucer–like Torus pouffes on the ventilation ducts in the factory that produces his prototypes.
Another example of 2023’s metallic design trend, Minotti’s Pilotis console by Rodolfo Dordoni tucks a half-cylinder of brushed licorice-lacquered ash inside a polished stainless-steel frame.
We round up five Milan Design Week 2023 launches that we took a special shining to.