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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Roberto Cavalli launched its new Wings armchair during Milan Design Week with a special installation at its Via Montenapoleone boutique.

How to reinvent Italian pasta: Mondopasta by Subalterno1

Uncut by Lanzavecchia + Wai produces a single strand of spaghetti, in the style of Lady and the Tramp

During Milan Design Week, Subalterno1 presented Mondopasta, an exhibition curated by Stefano Maffei which tasked seven designers including Massimiliano AdamiLanzavecchia + Wai and Brian Sironi with the challenge of reinventing one of Italy's most iconic foods.

CATable by Ruan Hao

Friday, 18 April 2014

This wooden table by Ruan Hao has secret nooks and crannies incorporated into it so that cats can climb inside and prowl around.

180 Chalkboard Paints by Ecos Organic

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Ecos Organic Paint has launched its popular chalkboard paint in 180 shades.

Pippi & Jip launches in the UK

Kube Bench/Table by Small Design

Pippi & Jip launches in the UK this month; an online store for innovative designers from across Europe, specialising in apparel and furniture for kids' from 0-14 years.

Heal's unveils new textile collaborations

British retailer Heal's has joined forces with three emerging textiles designers to create a range of printed scatter cushions.

Boom Boom by Mathieu Lehanneur for Binauric

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Launched last week during Milan Design Week, Mathieu Lehanneur's new wireless speaker Boom Boom is inspired by a piece of fruit. Its faceted form has no top or bottom, and is sized to fit comfortably in the hand.

Lights cameras action! Milano Design Film Festival 2014 and its awards

From the boundary of the usual by Toni Meneguzzo

Sustained by last year's success, the Milano Design Film Festival has tripled the seating capacity for its second edition in Milan on October 9-12 and planned an international tour, which sees it touching down on 19 June at Italian Cultural Institute in Paris, for three dates in July at MAXXI in Rome and 24 - 30 September at Beijing Design Week.

Highlights of the festival will include From the boundary of the usual, a short film on Piero Fornasetti’s world by Toni Meneguzzo, and REM, a feature-length documentary by Tomas Koolhaas about his father Rem.

Missoni Wonderland: Milan Design Week

Monday, 14 April 2014

Missoni wowed visitors at Milan Design Week this year with a spectacular display of its signature zigzag and vibrant floral patterns.

Carlo Moretti: Monolite Exhibition

Renowned Venetian glass factory Carlo Moretti revealed for the first time a spectacular private collection of glass sculptures at Monolite during Milan Design Week.

Cos x Nendo: Space Dipped Shirts

Staying in tune with Cos’ clean and sophisticated design aesthetic, Nendo transforms Cos’ essential classic white shirt into a minimalist installation at Milan Design Week 2014.

Assemblage No.4: Roly Poly
by Faye Toogood

Friday, 11 April 2014

Faye Toogood's new Assemblage collection is a celebration of fertility, with softly rounded forms and oversize woven blankets marking a dramatic change from her last, industrially-inspired collection. Tables and chairs are made of fibreglass in retro-futuristic shades of cream, with their geometric forms taken from a woven tapestry created by Toogood to begin the project.