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New Fritz Hansen Showroom in Milan

A new showroom for The Republic of Fritz Hansen™ opened in mid-December 2012 in the Brera district of Milan. Designed by Italian company Spotti, the showroom mixes Nordic design with Milanese elegance, combining historic pieces of the Fritz Hansen brand with works of new designers and companies never before distributed in Italy. The space is…




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Vitality: Korea Young Design at the Triennale Design Museum, Milan

The Triennale Design Museum in Milan (La Triennale di Milano) will present the second in a series of exhibitions dedicated to Asian design, with a selection of works by contemporary Korean designers. This follows the first series of “China New Design”. This exhibit, called “Vitality: Korea Young Design”, ranges from furniture design to fashion to…




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Call for Entries: Frame Moooi Award 2012

Frame Magazine and Moooi announced a call for entries for the first Frame Moooi Award, specifically for furniture and lamps that are designed for a specific interior. The winner will receive a grand prize of 25,000 Euros at an event during the 2012 Salone del Mobile in Milan (Milan Furniture Fair) and the winning design…




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Globetrotting Designers: Your Guide to Design Fairs and Exhibitions

Claudio Larcher and Flavio Mazzone, both architects who founded Milan-based Modoloco Design co-wrote this Globetrotting Designers: Fairs and Exhibitions for Young Designers book as a guide to some of the important fairs and exhibitions around the world. It is also a book full of advice, answering two major questions: What can a young designer do…




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A Visit to the Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan

They say a trip to Milan is not complete until you’ve visited the Spazio Rossana Orlandi. Set in an old tie factory, the store is where you will find both contemporary and vintage furniture, as well as limited edition and unique designs. What’s more is that the place is where you will find the works…




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In Milan: Dream Factories at the Triennale Design Museum

For the upcoming 50th (yes, fiftieth!) edition of the Salone del Mobile (Milan Furniture Fair), the Dream Factories exhibit enters its fourth year at the Triennale Design Museum with the theme of “People, Ideas and Paradoxes of Italian Design”. Curated by Alberto Alessi, the managing director of the world-famous Alessi factory, this exhibition is devoted…




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Growing By Numbers: Lighting Up Milan’s Future.

Since December of last year, a series of numbers with over 1,650 LED light points have been installed on the top of major buildings in Milan, with each number measuring 9 meters high. The installation attempts to present the rapid changes in Milan’s landscape through lighting, from the Pirelli Tower to other highrises that are…