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Milan Design Week Part II

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On the heels of yesterday’s little tease, we’re diving full in to bring you a selection of our favorite finds from last week’s Salone del Mobile 2016 and, more generally, Milan Design Week 2016. There’s more to come but we hope you enjoy today’s picks! Above – Come As You Are bar cart trolley in powder-coated champagne and gold by Christophe de la Fontaine for DANTE-Goods And Bads.

 

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Designer Damien Langlois-Meurinne’s By The Trees Side Tables for Sé were inspired by their namesake.

 

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Lucid Light by David Derksen Design.

 

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These hemi dome light fixtures achieve endless visual interest through a combination of tiny perforations and a hidden light source.

 

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The Champagne Cooler by Jan Kaplický for the glass specialists at Lasvit was designed around the concept of elegance.

 

Credenza by Patricia Urquiola and Federico Pepe - Spazio Pontacc

Designer Patricia Urquiola collaborated with graphic designer Federico Pepe to creat a striking capsule collection for Spazio Pontaccio. Inspired by its name – ‘Credenza’ – which in Italian, means both cupboard and one’s belief, the line reinterprets religious stained glass through its application to modern day design.

 

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Created for Living Divani, the new Agra sofa by David Lopez Quincoces is a synthesis of perfect proportions, oriental appeal, and neoclassical elegance.

 

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Vibeke Fonnesberg Schmidt’s brass and plexiglass Stafa lamp takes color and form inspiration from Scotland’s hexagonal basalt rocks, all while tapping the aesthetic of the original Star Wars and modernism. Photo by Tuala Hjarnøe.

 

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How gorgeous is this Cast Brass Series by Joséfine Choquet & Virgile Thévoz for Nov Gallery?

 

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The collection was designed around the idea of time – with the exposed portion of the brass left to oxidize and the cast portion protected in resin.

 

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Maurizio Galante’s Ludwig chandelier for Lasvit maintains the proportions of a traditional neoclassical chandelier, while rendering it in industrial glass tubing. The ultra modern result speaks to the romance of a bygone erra.

 

 

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Designer Patricia Urquiola’s new Trama tableware colleciton for Kartell.

 

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The line takes inspiration from the refned textures and earthy colors of Japanese ceramic ware.

 

Contemporary leather armchair (minimalist design)

Haymann’s Dartagnan armchair by Toni Grilo accents the beauty of a barely there wooden structure with a single swath of leather.

 

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The Valet collection by The Rockwell Group for Stellar Works combines wood, mirror, powdercoated steel and brass to decidedly masculine effect.

 

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Mario Ferrarini’s Galileo mirror for Living Divani hangs like a pendulum.

 

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Designer Damien Gernay’s ‘Black Sea’ coffee table aims to convey the look of water in motion. .

 

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Using leather as the ‘water’s’ surface, the table dances with light and shadow.

 

 

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