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 third time, Moooi founders Marcel Wanders and Casper Vissers will take up residence at Via Savona 56. Presenting ‘Unexpected Welcome’, their exhibition will feature the works of Iranian photographer Rahi Rezvani alongside their innovative array of photorealistic carpets. Their latest venture - hi-definition carpets made using Chromojet printers - includes geometric hexagonal prints from Studio Job and monochrome collages from Neri and Hu. Among their interiors will be special editions of favourites by Marcel Wanders and new lights by Arihiro Miyake.
13-19 April; Via Savona, 56 ; www.moooi.com
Pictured: Remnant 1 by Neri & Hu for Moooi Carpets