Gallery: Designers Take a Low-Tech Approach at Salone Satellite 2012 Du...

While you'll find all the world's largest design firms and companies at the main halls in Rho Fiera during Milan Design Week, if you take a walk off the beaten bath and head to the Salone Satellite at the Milan Furniture Fair, you'll find lots of exhibition space dedicated to new and budding designers. Each year the show features cool designs from around the globe united under one theme. This year the Satellite show focused on exploring the theme of "Design & Technology" as a tribute to Steve Jobs. But there weren't any robots or new touchscreen gadgets on display here. Instead, 17 participating design schools and 750 designers almost unanimously looked into simple technologies, using them to explore the qualities of the materials they employed. The work on display was wonderfully straightforward, and the designs to speak for themselves. Take a look at some of our favorite pieces ahead!

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