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
Visitors will have the pleasure of being invited to the WallpaperSTORE* apartment this year; a living set up of products from the creative marketplace hosted in the Mario Bellini-designed office tower. Inside, a specially commissioned installation by design studio Analogia Project will play with the natural light by draping brass from the ceiling. The location will also play host to La Double J's collaboration with Bitossi Home and Mascioni, a collection of tableware titled 'Milanese Housewives.'
4–9 April; Piazza Arcole 4; www.store.wallpaper.com
Pictured: a render of 'Golden Forest' by Analogia Project