Wood at the “Salone Internazionale del Mobile de Milano 2016”

Wood at the “Salone Internazionale del Mobile de Milano 2016”

21 April, 2016

For furniture companies, designers’ studios, small factories, and a lot of specialized press, the working year starts and finishes in April, at the International Furniture Trade Fair in Milan. This unmissable event goes far beyond the fairgrounds and invades the whole city f Milan. All kinds of shops join the festival and neighbourhoods like Brera, Tortona or...

For furniture companies, designers’ studios, small factories, and a lot of specialized press, the working year starts and finishes in April, at the International Furniture Trade Fair in Milan. This unmissable event goes far beyond the fairgrounds and invades the whole city f Milan. All kinds of shops join the festival and neighbourhoods like Brera, Tortona or Lambrate are completely transformed for one week to hold dozens of expositions.

Only rarely a trade fair can get out of the fairgrounds but Milan was able to welcome such a creative atmosphere for five long days.

Last week we went to Milan and we got immersed in the city. Although we knew it was going to be impossible to see everything, we tried our best as we were really looking forward to it. The following are the most outstanding items, related to wood, that we found.

Roda:

The Italian outdoor furniture company presented a collection in which the mingling of different materials spotlights all the expressive force of teak which is mixed with outdoor fabrics. The Network collection by Rodolfo Dordoni consists of sofas, chairs, coffee tables, benches and deck chairs which come in different colours.

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Kettal:

Wood for Kettal is a hallmark for the company and that was shown by taking wood to every corner in their fair stand. Wooden strips were crossed showing a series of houses which were like little rooms where one could find all the Spanish trade mark new products.

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Standing out of all these new products we found the Riva collection, by Jasper Morrison, aiming to achieve a particular atmosphere to enjoy outdoor life.

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Zanotta:

A real forest welcomed us to the Zanotta fair stand. By means of vegetation and, risen into the air, we found out a new product made of wood and metal: the “June” chair by Frank Rettenbacher, A bet on the material with a wide variety of different wood options.

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Woodnotes:

The Siro chair is a wonderful creation by Ilkka Suppanen and Raffaella Mangiarotti which unifies the purest and most elementary lines with wood. This chair was introduced in 2013 but this year it has a new version with armrest and a stool.

In order to create the armrest version, Suppanen and Mangiarotti had to find a way to introduce a new material which would not ruin the original design and which would only add some emphasis to its simplicity. For this reason they used a piece of leather to strap around the chair , this way creating beautiful curves.

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