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Milan 2012 Preview: Moroso

2012 is an important milestone for Moroso, which celebrates 60 years in business. Here is a quick preview of Moroso’s featured products at this year’s Salone del Mobile (or the Milan Furniture Fair). Patricia Urquiola’s New Collection The collection seems yet to be named, but the furniture pieces feature asymmetric forms with strong shapes and…

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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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Thursday Report from the Salone del Mobile and Tortona

I spent some time around the booths at the Salone del Mobile, and here’s what I liked best. Take a look at Kartell’s booth, where each section is themed. Then it was off to the Moroso booth. You can see part of the Moon Chair that is a zip cover. Here are the Biknit lounge…

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Rememberme Chair by Tobias Juretzek for Casamania

This Rememberme Chair by Tobias Juretzek for Casamania is made entirely out of jeans and t-shirts that are treated and pressed with a special resin. Since there are always a supply of clothes – whether they are used or perhaps for some reason not able to be sold – this chair can be created through…

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Catching up with Tokujin Yoshioka in Milan

Today we spoke to Tokujin Yoshioka about his Moon Chair and his installation “Twilight” that is currently on display at the Moroso store during the Salone del Mobile. The photo below shows part of the installation. Tell us why did you design the Moon Chair this way? The Moon Chair was created with the round…

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Milan Preview: Moon Chair by Tokujin Yoshioka for Moroso.

Last year’s Salone del Mobile (Milan Furniture Fair) in Milan featured many creations by Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka, including the Memory chair that he designed for Moroso. This year, he will be introducing this Moon Chair again in collaboration with Moroso. At first glance the Moon Chair looks so pure, as if gazing at the…

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Milan Preview: White Shell Occasional/Night Table, Zanotta.

Italian furniture company Zanotta introduced this White Shell Occasional/Night Table designed by Salvatore Indriolo. The frame of this table is made of Cristalplant®, which is a composite material that is 100% recyclable with finishing that is similar to natural stone. This piece will be on display at the Salone del Mobile (Milan Furniture Fair) in…