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
In Milan's north-eastern district of Lambrate, the design district of FuoriSalone hosts an impressive roster of design academics and emerging talents for the sixth consecutive year. This year will see more academies join forces than ever before, including Central Saint Martins and Denmark's VIA University College School of Creative Industries. Students and design scholars alike will confront housing challenges by contrasting sustainability and throwaway consumerism. Form & Seek, the young design collective, will also be there in force too with their functional and poetic creations.
14-19 April; Ventura Lambrate, Via Ventura 6; www.venturaprojects.com
Pictured: Electro Colour designed by Cindy Strobach for Form & Seek