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The world of Giorgetti, from object to project

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The world of Giorgetti, from object to project

To celebrate 120 years, Giorgetti has released the book 'Object to Project – Giorgetti design since 1898' that uncovers the history and traditions of the company and a community of makers in Brianza, that remains as relevant today as it was when Giorgetti first began working with timber in 1898. 

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Beauty found in Moooi Carpets' Extinct Animals

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Beauty found in Moooi Carpets' Extinct Animals

For the launch of their Museum of Extinct Animals show in Milan, Moooi searched museum archives to find drawings and stories of some of the extraordinary animals the world has lost, bringing them back into focus through the new Extinct Animals collection.

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Milan Design Week: Best in show

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Milan Design Week: Best in show

Milan Design Week is over for another year and the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, installations, parties, talks and exhibitions have delivered. With the help of the Space team, more space has gathered together a list of our top 18 in 2018 – a roll call of our favourite chairs, tables, armchairs, beds, sofas and lights by some of the most exciting designers and manufacturers on show.

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Milan Design Week: Art, Porro, design legends and more...

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Milan Design Week: Art, Porro, design legends and more...

The Triennale design museum is buzzing and the playful 'Temple in the Forest' pavilion at Palazzo Litta by artist Asif Khan has become one of the week's best places to relax. more space makes a beeline for Porro, GTV and the work of legendary architect Luigi Caccia Dominioni inside the frescoed hall of the Umanitaria. Here is what we discovered on day four.

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Milan Design Week: Castiglioni, Kartell, Moschino and more...

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Milan Design Week: Castiglioni, Kartell, Moschino and more...

It's the mid-point of Milan Design Week when design themes and variations start taking shape. On the ground, exhibitions are tackling ethical consumption, reversing the waste stream and living smaller, while looking at lessons learnt through our design history – including the work of Achille Castiglioni at the Kartell Museum. Here are our highlights from day three. 

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Milan Design Week: Springtime, Local Design, Foscarini and more...

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Milan Design Week: Springtime, Local Design, Foscarini and more...

Spring has arrived in Milan which just makes everything even more beautiful in this Renaissance city. more space visits Local Design at 'Local Milan', Foscarini, Kartell, Lee Broom and the Nilufar Gallery, and in the process gets up close to the city’s historic and more private architecture. Here is what we found on day two.

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Milan Design Week: Colour, Patricia Urquiola, Google and more…

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Milan Design Week: Colour, Patricia Urquiola, Google and more…

On the bustling streets of Milan where the design world has arrived for seven days of festivities, more space visits Moooi, Cassina, B&B Italia, Giorgetti and SP01 to see new designs and exhibitions and survey the installations around the city that are drawing crowds and feeding Instagram. Here is our snapshot from day one of the fair. 

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Eyes on Milano: get ready it's fair time...

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Eyes on Milano: get ready it's fair time...

It is the design festival of design festivals. The Salone Internazionale del Mobile transforms Milan with a hyper mix of design launches, art installations, parties, and business. more space has compiled a list of key events and the places to visit, eat and drink – and from Monday we will be posting a day-by-day account of all the hightlights for those who are exploring it from afar.  

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Spotlight on: Helen Kontouris and Tom Fereday

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Spotlight on: Helen Kontouris and Tom Fereday

On the eve of the Milan Furniture Fair, more space caught up with Australian designers Helen Kontouris and Tom Fereday to chat about working locally and globally, the story behind the Panier stool and the SP01 outdoor collection, and the balance between studio production and commission, and finding the sweet spot in between. 

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Spotlight on: Soft Props and Baleno by Cassina

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Spotlight on: Soft Props and Baleno by Cassina

Under the direction art director Patricia Urquiola, two of the latest products for the Cassina collection were designed by two new designers to the group – French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec and German designer Konstantin Grcic.

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N.O, it's a chair...

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N.O, it's a chair...

The work of Swedish design studio Front moves across furniture, products, interiors and installation design, and often communicates a story about the making process, or the material they have chosen. Working with Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Chair N.0 is inspired by the classic Chair N.14 – one of the most iconic chairs of our time. 

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Behind the design narrative with Naoto Fukasawa

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Behind the design narrative with Naoto Fukasawa

Designer of prefab houses for Muji, household objects for his own brand Plus Minus Zero, and projects for Issey Miyake, Vitra and more, here we look at Naoto Fukasawa's newest designs for B&B Italia. Described by Fukasawa as "like making a sculpture out of Carrara marble blocks", Harbor is a collection that poetically conjures function from the purest of form. 

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Two generations light up Kartell

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Two generations light up Kartell

Father and son collaborators Alberto and Francesco Meda reveal Aledin Tec for Italian manufacturer Kartell, an LED task lamp in two versions – Tec and Dec – one designed for the office and the other for home. 

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It's OpenHAUS at the MPavilion with tomorrow's designers

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It's OpenHAUS at the MPavilion with tomorrow's designers

A stand out on the MPavilion program this year was 'Design Your Own Pavilion' dreamt up and run by architects Tania Davidge and Christine Phillips of OpenHAUS. Their weekend design workshop looked at what a pavilion was and how you might design one, and engaged more than 30 kids in the adventure.

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Singapore, Creative City of Design

Named a UNESCO Creativity City of Design in 2015, we take a look at the region's new design hotspot where Space Furniture both strategically and somewhat fortuitously, opened its South East Asa flagship more than a decade ago. 

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A furniture icon turns twenty... Happy Birthday Charles

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A furniture icon turns twenty... Happy Birthday Charles

Celebrating 20 years and the innovative leaps and bounds of furniture maker B&B Italia, the Charles sofa designed by Antonio Citterio was named in honour of Charles Eames and the extraordinary lengths he and Ray Eames went to, experimenting and testing materials and pushing the design industry into the future.

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Patricia Urquiola and Serralunga create the Cassero 60

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Patricia Urquiola and Serralunga create the Cassero 60

In Miilan this year, Serralunga launched the Cassero collection with Patricia Urquiola. It’s a range that responds to the international love for urban gardening with a series of beautifully pared back pots for planting everything from bamboo to micro-vegetable gardens. 

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