We also covered Local Design, Les Arcanistes and Karimoku New Standard’s garden installation all forming part of the hundreds of Fuorisalone events that take part in the city.
Italian brand Verzelloni referenced the strong suitability of their ranges for the residential market by dividing the stand their 2019 into living areas reminiscent of the home. Subdued tones and soft finishes were prevalent, with the hero setting including the new Lyndon Lounge. Lyndon is a modular system with a rounded edge detail and the option of various configurations, allowing individuality and flexibility. The newly released Planet Ottomans are designed to complement Lyndon and allow the option of a layering effect when placed in conjunction with Verzelloni’s coffee table collections.
The compact shape of the Emily Armchair, designed by Alberto Lievore, features an enveloping backrest offering supreme comfort. Imagined as an occasional chair for residential or lobby areas in contract settings, Emily is also available as an ottoman.
An undoubted highlight of Milan Design Week each year are the hundreds of Fuorisalone events which take place around the city showcasing innovative design, product and concepts.
For the fourth year, Local Design showcased a curated cross-section of Australian design. The Aviso Chair designed by Tom Skeehan of Skeehan Studio in collaboration with Stellen Studio, features generous proportions hosted by an understated timber frame. Superior craftsmanship was also apparent with the first glimpse of the Haru Light designed by Skeehan Studio, and hand blown by Canberra Glassworks.
Tacchini partnered with Studiopepe for Les Arcanistes, an event set within an industrial space once used for manufacturing gold. The installation featured the Pastille Collection designed by Studiopepe for Tacchini and explored the link between material and the archetypal power of symbols.
In the Brera district, Karimoku New Standard marked their tenth anniversary with a garden and Milanese apartment installation, featuring several of their collections accompanied with delicacies by well-known Japanese chef, Shiori Goto