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
London-based design studio De Allegri and Fogale is collaborating with stone experts Casone on ‘Mystical Solace’, an installation at Dome Milano Interior. The mausoleum-like space will be made of Yellow Siena marble and Noir Doré stone and filled with thresholds, stairs, boulders and other objects loaded with symbolic meaning. Visitors will activate this triangular ‘cave’ by decoding the various symbolic allusions they encounter as they move through it, becoming part of the artwork themselves.
5–9 April; Via San Marco, 1; www.deallegrifogale.com