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
This is the third time Spanish brand Loewe has taken on the Milanese fair. For 2017, it is embracing craft more than ever, with a new exhibition of furniture, textiles and ceramics titled ’Loewe: This is Home’. The selection includes oak pieces designed in Yorkshire, Spanish ceramics and fabric spun in eclectic forms. The display is set to be creative director Jonathan Anderson’s ultimate collage of Loewe’s artisan culture.
4–9 April; Via Montenapoleone, 21; www.loewe.com