Salone del Mobile is almost upon us. In the meantime, take a look at an introductory guide of what one can expect to see during the esteemed furniture fair that takes place in Milan!
Salone del Mobile is one of the most prestigious design events in the world, and each year, it gathers over 370,000 designers and luxury brands from 188 different countries. This year, iSaloni returns to the Milan Fairgrounds in Rho, from 16-21 June, to present the latest development in the world of design. Now, LUXXU Blog presents a guide of what visitors can expect to see during the furniture fair and throughout the article, you will get to see a series of highlights from last year’s event, thus even a slight idea of what to expect for the 59th edition of Salone del Mobile!
Notice: Due to the surge in cases of the new Covid-19 strain of coronavirus in northern Italy, Salone Del Mobile Milano has been postponed to the 16th-21st of June.
Seeking to shape up the history of design and furnishing as well as championing internationally, iSaloni is divided into three major style categories. Firstly, Classic is all about showcasing the art of furniture-making, giving great value to tradition and craftsmanship. Secondly, Design boasts a great sense of style while prioritizing functionality and innovation. Lastly, xLux becomes a platform for timeless luxury with a contemporary touch.
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Exhibitions and Curated Spaces to See at Salone del Mobile
Throughout its numerous halls, Salone del Mobile presents a wide variety of exhibitions, each with different specializations but all with the same goal: improve the future of design through innovative designs.
International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition
This highly curated exhibition is a decorative paradise that brims with one-of-a-kind products, including textiles, furnishing accessories and decorative objects. Design enthusiasts are bound to find design inspirations for every single home division.
The International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition presents more than 200 exhibitors, whose creations bring character and originality to interiors.
Since its inception, Workplace3.0 has come to present the most innovative solutions in regards to design and technology in workspace planning. It is regarded as more than just an exhibition but as a starting point for stimulating viable ideas that cater to the needs of this sector.
This new exhibition format is a genuine reflection of the social transformation of the workspace into a flexible, permeable and dynamic area, ripe for professional interaction and engagement with other day-to-day activities.
Showcasing decorative and technical interior design solutions is the main purpose of S. Project, a fluid and crosscutting exhibition. As a whole, S. Project offers a multisectoral experience and it is set to be a business-to-business platform with the aim to reunite retailers, designers, and companies in a highly creative space.
EuroCucina / TFK – Technology for the Kitchen
EuroCucina is the ultimate expression of contemporary design as well as technological innovation. The exhibition also explores a comprehensive range of textures, colors, and materials that help shape up one’s dream kitchen. Counting with approximately 48 exhibitors, FTK provides an overview of state-of-the-art technology, especially when it comes to appliances, so expect to see a lot of new concepts for this new edition.
As a whole, both of these exhibitions have the intuit to determine trends and spark inspirations. Tomorrow’s kitchen will be an interconnected, multipurpose and professional place, yet one where emotions never fail to run high.
International Bathroom Exhibition
The International Bathroom Exhibition will showcase a wide The main focus lies in presenting sustainable and cutting-edge designs that are both eco-friendly and efficient.
Roughly 243 exhibitors showcase their extremely high-end goods for modern bathrooms, aiming to respond to the increasingly pressing demand for excellent performance with an eye to relaxation and wellness.
Over the last ten years, SaloneSatellite has come to forge relationships between emerging designers and well-established businesses. In actuality, many of the prototypes shown in previous editions have actually gone into production.
SaloneSatellite’s challenge has always been to imagine the shape of design to come and to try and imagine how future generations will forge a new, perfect balance between project, function, and beauty.
Below, you can also discover various stands from previous years, from some of the world’s greatest luxury design brands, most of whom will likely return for this edition!
Milan Design Week: Explore the Best of the City’s Design Scene
During this time of the year, the city of Milan completely becomes the capital for architecture, art, and of course, design thanks to Furiosalone! Fuorisalone started spontaneously early in the 1980’s thanks to the will of companies working in the furnishing and industrial design sectors. Currently, it is expanding into many related sectors including automotive, technology, telecommunications, art, fashion, and food.
Milan Design Week supports creators and promotes a wide range of events, exhibitions, and installations throughout the city, including in Milan’s best design districts: Tortona, Brera, Isola, Porta Venezia, Ventura, 5 Vie, among others.
All in all, the distinguished design week becomes the perfect stage for young and talented designers as well as renowned ones to exhibit their latest creations to a curious and cultivated audience. Now, stay tuned for more information as LUXXU Blog intends on fully covering the news and trends that will come out of both Salone del Mobile and Milan Design Week!
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