Salone del Mobile 2015 preview

Exhibition list

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 

SodaStream MIX and The Alchemy Lounge

Yves Béhar and SodaStream are setting the bar at Teatro Versace using the Fuseproject founder's new carbonating appliance, SodaStream MIX. To celebrate - and savour - the launch, the Swiss design entrepreneur has created The Alchemy Lounge, a futuristic, diamond-shaped pop-up bar, which will take up residence in the iconic hall of mirrors. True to Behar’s design aesthetic, the bar serves a purpose beyond the obvious by allowing guests to oversee 360 degrees of service as MIX devices and laboratory tools create fizzy Campari- and Appleton-based beverages for all.

14-16 April; Teatro Versace, Piazza Vetra 7;

Pictured: Alchemy Lounge render by Yves Béhar