Milan Furniture Fair

Milan 2010: Fuori Salone Goes Green During Milan Design Week

Milan 2010: Fuori Salone Goes Green During Milan Design Week

In Zona Tortona’s Superstudio Piu, the Brazil-based Campana brothers came together with the Cosentino group to showcase their Ecosentino material. An ideal substitute for natural or fake stone, this

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Materialinnovativi’s Bright Woods Tables and Chairs Captivate with an Engaging Glow

Materialinnovativi’s Bright Woods Tables and Chairs Captivate with an Engaging Glow

Unique and eye-catching, Materialinnovativi's Bright Woods' collection of illuminated chairs and coffee tables are sure to capture your attention with their engaging glow. We discovered this charming

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Milan Designersblock: Modern Design with Tradition in Mind

Milan Designersblock: Modern Design with Tradition in Mind

The first thing that catches your eye as soon as you enter the space is Assembly Room’s furniture pieces made from eco-friendly materials. The AR line includes a two and three-seater sofa that blend the

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Ingo Maurer Unveils Double C-Future OLED Chandelier

Ingo Maurer Unveils Double C-Future OLED Chandelier

German-born lighting designer Ingo Maurer recently revealed a stunning new energy efficient chandelier at Milan Design Week. Dubbed Double C-Future, the super tech-style pendent lamp features nine

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Recyclable LZF Alhambra Lamp Inspired by Origami

Recyclable LZF Alhambra Lamp Inspired by Origami

The latest lighting design from LZF Lamps puts paper swans to shame. The Spanish design firm used origami figures to inspire its giant, geometric pendant lamps, which debuted at this week's Milan

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Salone Satellite 2010: Young Designers Go Green

Salone Satellite 2010: Young Designers Go Green

One thing we love about Salone Satellite is that the budgets for booth design are considerably lower than what you can see in the main hall, so creativity is often amped up and a bit more raw. Instead of

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Well Tech Awards Showcase Green Innovation at Milan Design Week

Well Tech Awards Showcase Green Innovation at Milan Design Week

Well-Tech’s mission is to support the creation of innovative projects through planning, research, and promotion. The wide range of designs include electric cars, new materials, renewable energy

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Droog Gives Liquidated Products New Life at Milan Design Week

Droog Gives Liquidated Products New Life at Milan Design Week

Saved by Droog is the name of this year's show, referencing the second life that these 5139 products will have after a creative re-interpretation. The revivers include Erick Larenbeek, Atelier Remy &

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Yves Behar Unveils Paper Chandeliers at Swarovski Crystal Palace

Yves Behar Unveils Paper Chandeliers at Swarovski Crystal Palace

Inhabitat favorite Yves Béhar has just unveiled a stunning set of pendant lamps made from recycled paper that manage to capture the shimmering effect of crystal chandeliers. His gemstone-shaped Amplify

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Table Lamp Powered Completely by Tomatoes!

Table Lamp Powered Completely by Tomatoes!

We all know tomatoes pack a powerful acidic punch, but we never thought we'd see one lighting up a room! Cygalle Shapiro of Israel-based d-VISION has created an incredible LED lamp that is completely

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Light Form: Gorgeous Wood Wall Panels Flip Up to Reveal Light

Light Form: Gorgeous Wood Wall Panels Flip Up to Reveal Light

Even the most basic origami figures prove that a few simple folds can result in an intricate and captivating sculptural design. Expanding upon the concept behind this Japanese art, designers Francesca

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Water Resistant Furniture Made from Paper Pulp

Water Resistant Furniture Made from Paper Pulp

PULP 2.0 by Studio Jo Meesters, currently on exhibit at the Milan Furniture Fair, is a collection of post consumer vessels and furniture made from paper waste and discarded vessel moulds.  Studio Jo

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Tom Dixon Teams Up WIth Philips, Unveils OLED Flat Lamp

Tom Dixon Teams Up WIth Philips, Unveils OLED Flat Lamp

Iconic furniture designer Tom Dixon recently teamed up with electronics company Philips Lumiblade to create this stunningly minimalist line of super efficient OLED Lamps. Dixon’s new “Flat

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Emeco Unveils Navy Chair Made of 111 Recycled Coke Bottles

Emeco Unveils Navy Chair Made of 111 Recycled Coke Bottles

Emeco’s Navy Chair is a design classic known for it’s iconic curves and lightweight aluminum properties. In an eco-improvement upon this classic design, the company collaborated with Coca Cola to

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Disney Unveils Eco-Chair for Adults That Looks Like It’s for Kids

Disney Unveils Eco-Chair for Adults That Looks Like It’s for Kids

Kiddie Co. Walt Disney is launching a line of upscale furniture at the Milan Design Fair in Italy this week. Disney teamed up with Italian furniture makers Cappellini to create a fancy “adult

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Tokujin Yoshioka Debuts Shape-Shifting, Recycled Aluminum Chair at Milan

Tokujin Yoshioka Debuts Shape-Shifting, Recycled Aluminum Chair at Milan

The international design community has been buzzing about Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka’s new shape-shifting chair, due to debut in Milan Design Fair this week.  Made of recycled aluminum, the

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Energy-Efficient LED Lamp Made From Paper Pulp

Energy-Efficient LED Lamp Made From Paper Pulp

Claesson Koivisto Rune are set to unveil a new lamp made almost entirely from paper pulp at this week's Milan Furniture Fair. Dubbed DuraPulp, the lamp's material is totally renewable and was conceived

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Patchwork Cupboard is a Stunning Example of Modern Day Craftsmanship

Patchwork Cupboard is a Stunning Example of Modern Day Craftsmanship

Here's a stunning sneak-peak into the Milan Furniture Fair: designer Robi Renzi of RenziVivian will exhibit a furniture collection that turns the compiling of salvaged scrap wood into intricate

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Tokujin Yoshioka Grows a “Stellar” Chandelier From Living Crystal

Tokujin Yoshioka Grows a “Stellar” Chandelier From Living Crystal

Why construct furnishings and housewares from scratch when we can grow them from the ground up? As a preview to this year’s Milan Furniture Fair, Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has unveiled a

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Inhabitat is Looking For Writers for the Milan Furniture Fair!

Inhabitat is Looking For Writers for the Milan Furniture Fair!

Hey Milan Design Fair fans! The Milan Design Fair is coming up quick from April 14th-19th, and Inhabitat is looking for a few great writers/photographers/design aficionados to cover this year's event!

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Renewable Cork Eco-Furniture and Accessories by Corque

Renewable Cork Eco-Furniture and Accessories by Corque

If you’re looking for unique home accessories that are environmentally friendly and have a clean and elegant design quality, you'll want to check out Corque's new collection crafted with - you guessed

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Kinetic Prayer Wheels Transform Prayers Into Energy

Kinetic Prayer Wheels Transform Prayers Into Energy

Every year millions of tourists and locals descend upon Tibet’s temples and spin the prayer wheels contained inside. If the mechanical energy generated by the movement of these spinning wheels could be

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Milan 2009: Objecthood One-Cut Modular Felt Stools

Milan 2009: Objecthood One-Cut Modular Felt Stools

One of our favorite finds at this year's Milan Furniture Fair were these beautiful modular felt One Cut stools by Swedish designer Britta Teleman. Each one is composed of a stack of matching pieces of

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Paper meets PLA in the Parapu Chair

Paper meets PLA in the Parapu Chair

The Parapu chair by the Swedish architecture studio Claesson Koivisto Rune was certainly one of the most cheerful green designs of Zona Tortona 2009. The trio designed a children’s chair made with

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Candy-Inspired Toy Cars by Drill Design

Candy-Inspired Toy Cars by Drill Design

At Milan’s Furniture Fair 2009, the Designersblock show was definitely not to be missed. It's a world tour of design that showcases not only the freshest, newest designers but also a wide variety of

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Milan 2009: 2000 Watt Living by GFRY Studio

Milan 2009: 2000 Watt Living by GFRY Studio

The GFRY Studio at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago presented their “2000 Watt Living” project at this year's Milan Furniture Fair. The ultimate goal of their initiative is to reduce the

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Milan 2009: PunkAlive Sustainably Sourced Furniture

Milan 2009: PunkAlive Sustainably Sourced Furniture

Where can one go to find breathtaking landscapes, artistic scenery and people with unique character? Punkaharju, Finland is one place, and PunkAlive goes to great measures to incorporate these qualities

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Moss Carpet Grows in the Heart of Your Home

Moss Carpet Grows in the Heart of Your Home

Among all the great green designs discovered at the 2009 Milan Furniture Fair, this beautiful biodegradable moss planter at the Tokyo Fiber Sensware exhibition definitely stood out. Japan-based flower

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