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
Proclaimed the Year of Light by UNESCO, 2015 sees Euroluce return to the Milanese fairgrounds. Now in its 28th edition, the fair presents the international lighting novelties from leading international brands as well as smaller companies and designers every alternate year. This year’s highlights include Nendo and Luca Nichetto’s collaborative collection for Foscarini, with the Italian company using wood and paper for the first time in their production. Michael Anastassiades will unveil new minimal mobile chandeliers, while American studio Rich Brilliant and Willing will display new collections of lighting atmospheres. Czech company Lasvit is staging a ‘Temple of Light, presenting their seamless combination of design and craftsmanship through a colorful collection by Brazilian brothers Fernando and Humberto Campana.
14-19 April; Fiera Milano, Rho; www.lasvit.com
Pictured: Campana Brothers Candy Collection Sphere for Lasvit