The Salone brings out the best and most successful of the established designers, but it also brings out the young, students and designers who are just emerging onto the international stage. These are the people who will be designing the future, and give us the best taste of what tomorrow might look like.
Lee Broom took over a small space in the city to display his lighting, furniture and objects. The space was decked out like a department store in monochromic grey.
Sebastian Herkner showed a beautiful pendant for Fontana Arte and a full range of glass containers, lighting and tables for Pulpo
Philippe Malouin’s collaboration with Caesarstone showed an innovative use of the slab material for a series of vases and tables. As well as the Eclipse sconce for Roll & Hill.
Apparatus Studio from New York took on their own space this year in the 5Vie district across from BDW. They are capturing the essence of the hand made American craftsmanship with a more refined and elegant bent. No surprise we saw Holly Hunt in the neighbourhood.
Also in 5Vie Luogo Comume showed a rather comfortable and ergonomic chairs due to a tilting back.