Salone del Mobile 2017 preview
Next week, design devotees will be making their yearly pilgrimage to Milan for the creative calendar's most important event: Salone del Mobile (4–9 April). With new districts popping up on an annual basis, the list of who and what to see grows ever more unwieldy as each year passes. That's where we come in. From exhibitions in Brera and new releases at the Fiera, to mini-festivals around the city and immersive installations indoor and out, here's our list of unmissable highlights…
Writers: Sujata Burman, Rosa Bertoli, Mary Cleary, Ioli Chiotini
The pinnacle showcase of Caesarstone's year-long collaboration with Spanish designer Jaime Hayón will take place at Palazzo Serbelloni. Titled 'Stone Age Folk', the performance promises to be fantastical. The inevitable highlight? An architectural pavilion amid the flora and fauna that nods to the Crystal Palace built in London's Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851. The impressive piece will combine 48 Caesarstone colours with metal and stained glass.
3–8 April; Palazzo Serbelloni, Corso Venezia 16; www.caesarstone.com