For Italian architect and designer Antonio Cittero, a 25-year collaboration with Kartell shows the depth with which the Italian design industry supports the great designers, and for Kartell that relationship has produced some of their most significant designs.
World-leading iItalian furniture maker Cassina returns to Space, with its prestigious collection firmly under the wing of art director and celebrated Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola. This return to the fold is both timely and significant with Patricia last heading to Australia to celebrate Space’s 20th birthday in 2013.
Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levian draw inspiration from the cultural richness of the world, working on design projects as diverse as the Do-Maru collection for B&B Italia, to transformative design for Finnish technology group Nokia.
Each February Sweden hosts Stockholm Design Week for more than 700 exhibitors from around the world, transforming the city with shows at dinner parties and vernissage cocktails, galleries and museums – the perfect platform for an emerging designer with a knock-out new collection.
Designed in 1987 the Progetti collection inspired by the fine detailing on an elegant handle of an antique walking stick, celebrates 30 years in 2017 with the ‘Progretti 30’ collection featuring four limited edition designs.
See inside Rio's famous cliff top building, Clube Costa Brava, designed in 1962 by architect Ricardo Menescal and transformed into Casa Italia for the Rio Olympic Games – with the help of Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana and furniture manufacturer Edra.
Big, bold ideas, inventive materials and a collection penned by designers including Marc Sadler, Ferruccio Laviani, Nendo and Patricia Urquiola, Foscarini is a lighting group with a unique vision that bridges design, art and culture.
Weighing in at less than your average design magazine, the Piuma chair developed by Kartell and Piero Lissoni explores new processes and technologies to recycle industrial plastics – it is also a nod to Achille Castiglioni who transformed industrial tractor parts in the 1950s.
Studio Arihiro Miyake was founded by designer Arihiro Miyake in Finland in 2004, his latest work Coppélia transforms LED technology and echoes the beauty of Bohemian and Venetian master glassmakers of the 18th century.
During the post-war era when experimentation in architecture and design was at a high, Panton was among the first in Denmark to bring new industrial materials and technologies into his studio, including plastic, synthetic textiles and foam, where he produced organic designs often saturated in colour.
To celebrate the launch of SP01 Design's first outdoor collection, Space clients gathered in Melbourne on a balmy night in November for a unique furniture launch within the Bijoy Jain designed MPavilion.
Following from the success of its launch collection in February 2016, SP01 Design has released SP01 Outdoor: an elegant range of chairs, tables and stools designed by Australian designer Tom Fereday and made in Italy.
Space Furniture's celebrations of B&B Italia's 50th Anniversary continue. On Wednesday 19 October, guests gathered at Melbourne's Federation Square to celebrate the incredible history of the Italian brand.
Space Furniture is hosting a series of events across Australia in October and November to celebrate B&B Italia's 50th Anniversary. The first event in Sydney saw the landmark Italian company celebrated against the backdrop of a spectacular skyline.