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
The Via Della Spiga flagship of American lifestyle brand Tory Burch will play host to an installation by designer Bethan Laura Wood, co-commissioned by Wallpaper*. Her use of pattern, colour and pace are sure to create a striking backdrop for Burch’s new Lettuce Ware Collection. The homeware itself was created in collaboration with the American artist and potter Dodie Thayer - a favourite of Jacqui O and the Duchess of Windsor. Wood’s installation will travel to Tory Burch’s flagship stores in Munich and London following it’s Italian debut.
13-19 April; Via Della Spiga 7; www.toryburch.com
Pictured: Lettuce Ware by Tory Burch and ceramicist Dodie Thayer. Photography: Matthew Donaldson