D’SIGN’s Weekly Dose: Design Week Milan "The City"
Milan Design Week 2012
Collection of contemporary fine porcelain works by Heinrich Wang. Lighter than White is an interpretation of traditional Chinese culture and philosophy in a modern context.
Blue chair by Neven Kovacic, a collection of work inspired by tourism.
by the Academy of Fine Arts Maastricht and open to their graduates.
These skittle also open up to become pen-pots.
Australian designer Marc Newson presented this child’s rocking horse for Italian brand Magis. Called Rocky, the toy is moulded. from plastic in one colour with a rope slotted through the mouth as reigns.
JoeVelluto (JVLT) with the bedroom set called Jules et Jim. Made of walnut, this bedroom set made of a nightstand, bed, dresser, and wardrobe.
I loved Gorgiera Pack by Macarena Pollock. Made of Yupo paper, this fruit packaging turns into a display stand with a simple twist.
Ana Fatia presented something much more organic – the Mother Mine All of Us Collection is inspired by human anatomy
Portuguese Rui Alves works under the title My Own Super Studio, he is a third generation craftsman working.
Display system created by Fabrica, the research group for Benetton.
Object Coloré is a modular shelving and display system designed to complement the product its meant to showcase.
Alvaro Catalán de Ocón design studio, based in Madrid, Spain, has created the geometric-inspired Rayuela.
‘Kart’ by Ed Carpenter is a family of wooden serving dishes on wheels. The variety of shapes and sizes are ideal for snacks and hors d’oeuvres, encouraging sharing across the dinner table. the simplicity of the design allows the food to stand out.
German-born, london-based new media designer Moritz Waldemeyer presents his LED candles, showcasing the soft lighting pieces in a threaded chandelier, as well as scattered throughout the space as candlesticks.
Full view of chandelier.
Chameleon Cupboard for Porro, a colour changing cupboard.
Gentle Chair for Porro, a chair in the shape of two joined arches. Made of wood and upholstered leather. Front comprises a thick spring wrapped in black leather.
Discipline present their collection at Via Pietro Mascagni. Discipline has involved an international team, now including 14 designers from 10 different countries. A life that is increasingly focused on respect and on a natural need for everyday harmony.
The students from the Department of Interior Architecture at Rhode Island School of Design have created a collection entitled Prototyping the Domestic Environment. Spiral Stack partition wall, console, sitting, shelving unit designed by Radhi Desai & Varsha Menon.
Fanlight Wall wall with lighting fixture designed by Ayisha Verma, Beatriz Cardona & Monica Alicea Matos.
+ONE Modular Shelving room divider & shelving system designed by Erin Truax & Sandhya Jethnani.
Tactile Stars 3-D wallpaper designed by Aarti Kathuria & Srikirti Sreedhar