Milan Design Week 2013: Our Top 10

Milan Design Week 2013: Our Top 10

Back from the whirlwind design extravaganza, Azure editors have combed through hundreds of snapshots and selected 77 standout furnishings and unforgettable moments captured during Milan Design Week. Follow us on Facebook to see more of what grabbed our attention.

Our Picks:

1 (Above) In the cloisters of Chiostri dell’Umanitaria, Paola Lenti presented her vibrant new interior and outdoor furnishings.

 

2 At MOST, Tom Dixon showed off his collaboration with Adidas, which includes lightweight, utilitarian clothing that converts into luggage and camping equipment.

 

3 Patricia Urquiola introduces her new armchair, part of the Clarissa collection for Moroso.

 

4 At Euroluce, Vancouver’s Bocci launched the 57 Series globe pendant, a continuation of its blown-glass line, where bubbles and imperfections are the final product’s main features.

 

5 Marcel Wanders, designer and creative director of Moooi, holds centre stage at a press conference for Moooi’s latest collection and its stunningly beautiful exhibition. Read more about it here.

 

6 For Lasvit, Arik Levy created elegant bottle-shaped glass pendants that use RGB colour mixing.

 

7 For Interni’s Hybrid Architecture & Design show at the Università degli Studi di Milano, architect Luca Sacchetti constructed a tunnel-like volume made from prefabricated wooden panels by Wolf Haus, and featuring a glass wall at one end. The structure almost levitates above the ground.

 

8 One of Philippe Starck’s chandeliers for Baccarat, featuring three yellow glass deer heads with antlers.

 

9 Ross Lovegrove’s Twin’Z concept car for Renault was on show at the Triennale Design Museum. The prototype features LED-lit patterns on the roof, windshield edges made of carbon fibre and backseats that are integrated right into the floor.

 

10 Kartell by Laufen, a complete bathroom collection born of the collaboration between the two manufacturers and designed by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba.

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