Milan Design Week

Best of Milan 2019: What We Saw and Loved

Best of Milan 2019: What We Saw and Loved

From Broken Nature to mycelium architecture, from Magis’s flat-pack innovation to Starck’s whimsical mirror, and from Rossana Orlandi’s plastic rehab project to the rise of glass, Azure’s editors saw and loved a lot at this year’s Milan Design Week. Here are our 40 favourite moments.

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Milan Design Week and the Instagram Impulse

Milan Design Week and the Instagram Impulse

In Milan, the singular “experience” was exalted with light and sound installations that spoke to design’s vaguer intimations of transcendence. But even these were eagerly consumed – Instagrammed as much…

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April 16, 2019

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Glass Fantastic: 5 New Light Fixtures from Euroluce

Glass Fantastic: 5 New Light Fixtures from Euroluce

Five fixtures from Euroluce scale up the magical effects of glass.

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April 16, 2019

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10 Stunning Furniture Debuts at Milan Design Week

10 Stunning Furniture Debuts at Milan Design Week

Judging by what Sé, De Castelli, Moroso, Seletti and others have planned, there will be a burst of vibrant colour and luxurious finishes at the Salone and beyond.

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March 28, 2019

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Five Things We Learned From Phillip K. Smith III

Five Things We Learned From Phillip K. Smith III

Architect-turned-light and land artist Phillip K. Smith III muses on the value of endless experimentation.

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September 10, 2018

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3 Classic Furniture Pieces Making a Major Comeback

3 Classic Furniture Pieces Making a Major Comeback

A healthy number of historic furniture pieces are being reissued anew, as seen at many Salone del Mobile booths in May. These three pieces, by Paolo Piva, Carlo Mollino and Frank Lloyd Wright, have us transfixed.

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August 17, 2018

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Tijs Gilde’s Colourful Gravel Collection Taps into Silica’s Harsh Texture

Tijs Gilde’s Colourful Gravel Collection Taps into Silica’s Harsh Texture

Tijs Gilde’s Gravel collection, a line of silica furnishings the designer unveiled at SaloneSatellite 2018, epitomize beauty in the rough.

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August 15, 2018

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The Vein Glorious Return of Marble Furniture

The Vein Glorious Return of Marble Furniture

Move over, quartz: As seen at Salone del Mobile 2018, marble – the OG stone – is back.

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August 13, 2018

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The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

A-listers confronted their demons for Czech glass manufacturer Lasvit during Milan Design Week. At the Monster Cabaret, we asked them about their deepest fears – and their macabre art pieces.

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August 10, 2018

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Everything We Saw During Milan Design Week (Well, Almost)

Everything We Saw During Milan Design Week (Well, Almost)

Milan Design Week 2018 has come and gone and Azure’s editors were on the ground to take it all in. From the crowded booths at Salone del Mobile to the many Fuorisalone installations throughout the city, here’s a comprehensive wrap-up of what we saw and experienced. 

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April 27, 2018

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