Salone del Mobile 2014

The international design crowd has descended on Milan for the world’s most important furniture fair, the Salone del Mobile (8-13 April). As the Rho fairgrounds swing open their doors and every urban inch of the city is transformed into exhibition space – from hidden palazzos to the windows of luxury fashion stores - we’ll be hitting the ground running to uncover the best that the design world has to offer for 2014. Keep checking back for all the fun of the furniture fair

Salone del Mobile 2014: in pictures

  • The British art provocatrice Sarah Lucas made her first foray into furniture design at Milan Design Week. And the range is characteristically brutal, if clean in line © Sarah Lucas, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London

  • Inspired by Franz West - the Austrian artist who incorporated seating in his installations - Lucas has created a 14-piece collection using concrete breezeblocks inserted into MDF frames © Sarah Lucas, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London

     

  • Andrea Branzi's new 'Santambrogio' collection for Dilmos comprises silverware pieces with plexiglass bases, created in collaboration with De Vecchi Milano

  • 'Santambrogio', by Andrea Branzi, for Dilmos

  • Living Divani displayed its new outdoor collection in a space especially designed for the occasion by architect Piero Lissoni, set within Brera's leafy Orto Botanica

  • Among Living Divani's new launches is the 'Filo Outdoor' family of seating, also by Lissoni

  • Dutch brand NLXL has delved into the archive of iconography and images of Studio Job for its latest collection of wallpapers. Third from left is a wallpaper that draws from the imagery used for stained glass windows in Studio Job’s Art Defender car

  • New tableware by Discipline

  • 'Rabari' rug, by Doshi Levien, for Nanimarquina

  • Danish textile brand Kvadrat has corralled together 22 creatives to reinterpret its Divina fabric, designed by Danish painter and graphic artist Finn Skodt in 1984 and available in over 100 colours. Pictured is a daybed by Muller van Severen. Photography: Casper Sejersen

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