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Best of Milan Design Week 2021
Showcasing some of our favourite furniture picks from this year's Supersalone and Fuorisalone in Milan.
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Best of Milan Design Week 2021
Best of Milan Design Week 2021

The table has become the latest canvas for experimentation with high-contrast colour combinations. Here are a few of our favourites.

Secret Garden by Poltrona Frau

Framed by its solid teak structure like a work of art, the glazed stoneware top of the Secret Garden table exemplifies the convivial spirit of Poltrona Frau’s inaugural foray into outdoor furniture. The 2.6-metre-long piece was designed by Roberto Lazzeroni, and is suitable for both indoors and out. Its hand-finished surface is offered in two colour combinations: light and dark brown or light and dark green.

Golia by Draga & Aurel

Como-based design studio Draga & Aurel has interpreted the architectural style of new brutalism into a...

These dreamy pieces capture our never-ending fascination with far-away worlds.

Banah by Arflex

The dune-like forms that coalesce into the Banah sofa are a tribute to manufacturer Arflex’s archives. Designer Luca Nichetto wished to recall the brand’s past icons, paying homage to its expertise in elegant curves and delicate structures. Banah’s irregularly shaped body seems to float on discrete metal legs. It comes in an array of fabrics and colours.

Moonsetter by Louis Poulsen

A competition-winning design now produced by Louis Poulsen, one of Denmark’s most hallowed brands, Anne Boysen’s Moonsetter was inspired by the light and shadows cast by the heavenly body over its many phases. The frame’s...

We predict this quartet of enduringly elegant seating will stand the test of time.

Filo by Mattiazzi

Characterized by a simple beech frame, Mattiazzi’s Filo is the result of subtracting all but the essential while building up structural integrity. “Step by step,” explains co-designer Ronan Bouroullec, “we increased certain sections and modified the way they were linked. The assemblage of these elements arrives at an almost typographic work.” Indeed, the sturdy piece is a paragon of simplicity, but with a major dose of warmth added by the rope backrest.

Middleweight by Karakter

The Italian super-lounge sofa and the boxy Danish couch are both reference points for Middleweight, Michael...