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
For the sixth year, we stage our annual wunderkammer of craft and creativity. We are back, this time with a twist: not only we are taking over an entire arcade but we have also invited our friends to move in, with Afghanmade, Emeco, d3 and Gufram as our design neighbours, united by a tonal tunnel of Kvadrat textiles. ‘Eat me, Drink me, tell me that you love me’ is this year’s theme that combines all our favorite food, drink and entertaining things under one roof. San Gregorio Docet is also back, and bigger than ever: the design district concocted by our Editor-in-Chief Tony Chambers and local creative maverick Claudio Loria of Leclettico is expanding and this year it houses a plethora of design friends, from Lee Broom’s department store to SCP and USM iconic design celebrations, a Memphis extravaganza and the Laufen-powered Brand New World exhibition, amongst others.
14-18 April; The Wallpaper* Arcade, Via San Gregorio, Milan