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
Wallpaper* returns to the Brioni Milanese Courtyard, the site that saw the birth of the inaugural Handmade in 2010. We worked with Brioni Creative Director Brendan Mullane, starting from the Viennese inspiration that guided his Fall/Winter 2015 collection and developing an installation that celebrates tailoring and tableware at their finest. Working with the illustrious Austrian glass-makers at Lobmeyr, a glass city will be erected for our petite figurines, each dressed in miniature replicas of Brioni’s latest tailoring. Tabledressing: A special celebration of fine tableware by Brioni and Lobmeyr, with perfectly petite special guests, created for Wallpaper* Handmade
14-19 April; Via Gesù 2A; www.brioni.com
Pictured: Lobmeyr candy jar. Photography: Antonio Camera