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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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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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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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Milan Announces the World’s Largest Solar Rooftop Array

Milan Announces the World’s Largest Solar Rooftop Array

Recently Italy's Milano Fiera trade fair facility announced that it will soon be getting a major eco update in the form of the world's largest solar rooftop solar array! The massive photovoltaic system

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Via Torino Renovated Green Loft in Fashionable Milan

Via Torino Renovated Green Loft in Fashionable Milan

There is no doubt that for some, Milan, Italy is synonymous with ultra chic living as a cosmopolitan capital of innovative design and fashion trendsetting. With grand architecture and historic beauty at

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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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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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Milan 2009: Euroluce Lighting Exhibition

Milan 2009: Euroluce Lighting Exhibition

We saw quite a few environmentally-conscious trends at the Milan Furniture Fair's bi-annual showcase of lighting products, Euroluce. With energy use in mind, LEDs showed up from almost every company. As

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Milan 2009: Philips Debuts Ledino Lighting Collection

Milan 2009: Philips Debuts Ledino Lighting Collection

As part of the Euroluce exhibition at the Milan Furniture Fair, Royal Philips Electronics showcased a wide range of cutting edge LED lighting products. Our favorite designs on display were part of their

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MILAN: Our Top Picks From Zona Tortona

MILAN: Our Top Picks From Zona Tortona

Zona Tortona is regarded as a sister show, or “satellite exhibit,” to the Salone Internazionale del Mobile; however, it was at Zona Tortona that I found some of the most innovative and forward-moving

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MILAN 2009: The Best of Green Design

MILAN 2009: The Best of Green Design

The 2009 Milan Furniture Fair showcased an incredible assortment of furnishings, lighting, and housewares from all over the world, ranging from the well-established designers showcased in the main

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Milan 2009: Interni Design Energies

Milan 2009: Interni Design Energies

The Interni Design Energies exhibition at the 2009 Milan Furniture Fair doesn't open at twilight for no reason. Indeed the exhibition, which features renewable energy–themed installations from designers

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Toby Sanders Lights Up Milan with Beach Ball Lamps

Toby Sanders Lights Up Milan with Beach Ball Lamps

Some of the most exciting discoveries from the Milan Furniture Fair 2009 can be seen at the Designersblock show, an exhibition of some of the edgiest experiments in modern design. That's where Toby

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MILAN 2009: Best of the Well Tech Awards

MILAN 2009: Best of the Well Tech Awards

The Well-Tech Awards are one of our favorite annual exhibitions at the Milan Furniture Fair, showcasing an assortment of innovative projects that push forward the realm of green design. The year's

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MILAN 2009: Designersblock Show

MILAN 2009: Designersblock Show

Each year the Designersblock show at the Milan Furniture Fair brings together an incredible assortment of designs by a diverse range of designers, and their 2009 offerings did not disappoint. At this

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Milan Furniture Fair Starts Today!

Milan Furniture Fair Starts Today!

Attention all green design junkies! The 2009 Milan Furniture Fair starts today, and Inhabitat is on the scene to bring you all of the latest and greatest from this year's event. We've assembled a team of

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Milan Furniture Fair Starts Next Week!

Milan Furniture Fair Starts Next Week!

Your favorite furniture fair is about to begin! Starting next week on Earth Day, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile will be in full swing from April 22nd through the 27th. We have a team of European

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Want to go to The Milan Furniture Fair for Inhabitat?

Want to go to The Milan Furniture Fair for Inhabitat?

Calling all European design geeks! We are looking for a few great writers/photographers/design aficionados who are planning to go to Milan from April 22 - 27 to help us cover 2009's Milan Furniture Fair

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Milan’s Stunning Green Super City

Milan’s Stunning Green Super City

Milano Santa Monica is a lush green super city that is scheduled to sprout up just outside of Milan. Envisioned as a stacked series of high-rises overflowing with flowering terraces, the self-contained

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Sunplant photovoltaic foliage on display in Milan

Sunplant photovoltaic foliage on display in Milan

Clearly a design better suited to sunny Italy than our native London, Toshiyuki Kita’s Sunplant, which we spotted in Milan this year, is an elaborate outdoor energy installation that fuses art with

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MILAN 2008: Reclaimed Furniture by WIS Design

MILAN 2008: Reclaimed Furniture by WIS Design

WIS Design's Decades chest of drawers stopped us dead in our tracks at Salone Satellite. Dramatically positioned before a hot pink background, its combination of drawers were selectively rescued from

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MILAN 2008: Antonio Citterio’s Architectural Lace

MILAN 2008: Antonio Citterio’s Architectural Lace

One of the subtler but more beautiful designs that we saw at the Milan 2008 Greenenergy Design show was Antonio Citterio’s ‘Lace’: tiled architectural cladding that’s designed for user wellbeing

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VOTE NOW! Stellar Student Design at Milan 2008

VOTE NOW! Stellar Student Design at Milan 2008

The Salone Satellite, an event featuring young talent, is probably one of the most exciting sections of the Milan Furniture Fair. It features some of the most inventive prototypes and pieces, and is a

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MILAN 2008: Green Design Highlights from Milan

MILAN 2008: Green Design Highlights from Milan

We've covered many of our favorite designs from Milan Design Week 2008 this past week, but there was lots of intriguing eco design that we still haven't touched on yet: Steven Burks' eco-minded

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Milan 2008: Best of the Well-Tech Awards

Milan 2008: Best of the Well-Tech Awards

One of our favorite stops during Milan Design Week, last week, was at the Well-Tech Exhibition, where we found the Well-Tech organization's mission in full green design form. Founded to encourage design

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MILAN 2008: Moroso’s Bouquet Chair by Tokujin Yoshioka

MILAN 2008: Moroso’s Bouquet Chair by Tokujin Yoshioka

The recent furniture fair in Milan has certainly made us appreciate how some of the simplest furniture pieces, like chairs, can be reinterpreted in any number of ways. Tokujin Yoshioka's Bouquet chair,

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MILAN 2008: David Trubridge Spiral Island Collection

MILAN 2008: David Trubridge Spiral Island Collection

David Trubridge, one of New Zealand's most celebrated green designers, reincarnates natural forms as light fixtures and seating in his latest work, which he presented at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

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MILAN 2008: Droog Design ‘A Touch of Green’

MILAN 2008: Droog Design ‘A Touch of Green’

Celebrated Dutch design collective Droog Design pushed green design ideas to the forefront this year with their 'A Touch of Green' presentation in Milan. Echoing this Inhabitant's focus on the boundaries

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