Salone del Mobile 2015 preview

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Salone del Mobile 2015 preview

Ahead of the annual pilgrimage to Milan's Salone del Mobile (14-19 April) - the world's most important design fair and the unofficial start of the design season - we thought it only apt to take a closer look at the exhibitions we are most looking forward to. As with each year, the Salone happenings are dotted around the city, transforming it into a shining vessel of exhibition excellence and design innovation. Here, we round up the best of the best...

Writers: Rosa Bertoli, JJ Martin, Sujata Burman, Sam Rogers 

Chelsea Boy by Michael Young and Wonderglass

The unofficial watering hole of design insiders, Bar Basso is remembering the late and great James Irvine with a new gin and tonic glass designed by Michael Young. The project by Maria Cristina Didero and Maurizio Stoccheto has created Chelsea Boy, a clean and functional Wonderglass tumbler; a memory of the creative designer who left us all too soon. (Irvine passed away in 2013 of pneumonia, aged 54.) This will be a wonderful opportunity to toast Irvine’s brilliance in the city he called home.  

From 16 April; Bar Basso, Via Plinio, 39, 20129;

Pictured: 'Chelsea Boy' by Michael Young