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April 3, 2014
Part one of our guide to what to see in Milan at the 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile fair—first up, onsite at the Rho fairground.
scp pouffe sofa mirror
Clockwise from top left: Crosscut mirror by Faudet-HarrisonFrank, Ernest & Henry pouffes in Field Day by Donna Wilson, Side table by Jasper Morrison and Lincoln sofa by Lucy Kurrien for SCP. See it at Salone in Hall 16, Stand D45.
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yellow white and red flat circular table lamps
Eclipse lamp by Alessio Bassan and Silvano Pierdonà for Capo d’Opera. See it at Salone in Hall 6, Stand B25.
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large black table
Peg sofa table by Nendo for Cappellini. See it at Salone in Hall 20, Stand E01 - F06.
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wood chairs with multicolored textile seats
Hans Wegner Shell Chair for Carl Hansen & Søn with textiles designed by Paul Smith in collaboration with Maharam. See it in the Paul Smith Milan shop from April 8-13 for Salone del Mobile, as well as in the Carl Hansen & Søn booth on the fairgrounds (Hall 5, Stand 004) and showroom in the city center.
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Carl Hansen and Son
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pale wood chair
Frames chair by Jaime Hayon for Expormim. See it at Salone in Hall 06, Stand C36.
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green and red aluminum chairs
Chairs from the Grace collection by Samuel Wilkinson for EMU. See at Salone in Hall 16, Stand E51.
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white wool carpet
Rabari carpet collection by Doshi Levien for nanimarquina. See it at Salone in Hall 16, Stand E34.
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glass desk
Glass furniture from the Diapositive collection by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Glas Italia. See it at Salone in Hall 16, Stand C23-018.
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Glas Italia
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long gray sofa
Zinta sofa by Lievore Altherr Molina for Arper. Arper will also present the first reissue of Lina Bo Bardi's iconic Bowl chair at the fair. See it at Salone in Hall 16, Stand C29 D24.
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torsten sherwood chair stool
The Homage chair (left) and Pew stool (right) by Torsten Sherwood. See it at booth D-19 of the Salone Satellite.
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Torsten Sherwood
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doshi levien shanty colorful cabinets
Shanty cabinets by Doshi Levien for BD Barcelona Design. See at Salone in Hall 16, Stand C39.
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BD Barcelona Design
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gold chair designed by Philippe Starck
Designer Philippe Starck's gold rendition of his Masters Chair for Kartell. See it at Salone, booth Pavilion 20, Stand A15/B14.
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green wood sofa
The Bruno sofa by Jasper Morrison for Maruni. See it at Salone in Hall 6, Stand D33.
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coffee table and sofa nube
Odilon coffee table and sofa by Marco Corti for NUBE. See it at Salone in Hall 7, Stand C27.
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collection furniture lighting accessories
Tom Dixon's Club Collection of furniture, lighting and accessories marks the company's debut at iSaloni. See it at Salone in Hall 20, Stand B06.
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Tom Dixon
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three colorful stools
Playmobilia stools by Tania da Cruz. See it at Salone Satellite booth C24.
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Tania da Cruz
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andrea classic grey wooden chair
Agnese chair by Gianfranco Frattini for Tacchini. See it at Salone in Hall 16, Stand C25.
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Massimiliano Doriana Fuksas designers at home architect apartment Paris Jean Prouve

Francesca Molteni curated the exhibition "Where Architects Live," which will be held at Salone del Mobile in Milan this April. Molteni visited the private homes of eight world-renowned architects to conduct interviews and film their domestic spaces with the help of scenographer Davide Pizzigoni. Visit Pavilion 9 at the Rho Milan Fairgrounds, April 8-13, to see it in person. 

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Aki Furudate
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scp pouffe sofa mirror
Clockwise from top left: Crosscut mirror by Faudet-HarrisonFrank, Ernest & Henry pouffes in Field Day by Donna Wilson, Side table by Jasper Morrison and Lincoln sofa by Lucy Kurrien for SCP. See it at Salone in Hall 16, Stand D45.

For the 53rd annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile (cosmit.it), held every April at the Rho fairgrounds outside of Milan, we'll see the debut of Tom Dixon (who has shown for the past two years in town at MOST) and a raft of iconic furniture reissues. The hallmark exhibition in pavilion 9, Where Architects Live, will include installations on residential living designed by the likes of recent Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban, David Chipperfield, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Zaha Hadid, Marcio Kogan, and Bijoy Jain. Don't miss pavilions 13, 14, and 15, where you'll find everyone's favorite freewheeling design exhibition: Salone Satellite, curated by Marva Griffin Wilshire.

Every other year, the Salone fairgrounds hosts kitchen and bath pavilions EuroCucina and Salone Internazionale del Bagno—make sure to check back next week for updates on these and more!

Salone Internazionale del Mobile

April 8-13, 2014

9:30 am - 6:30 pm daily

Milan Fairgrounds, Rho (Milan). Entrance gates: Porta Est, Porta Sud, Porta Ovest, Cargo 4 (SaloneSatellite only) 


  • 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile and International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-10-12-14 16-18-20
  • EuroCucina 9-11-13-15
  • International Bathroom Exhibition 22-24
  • SaloneSatellite 13-15

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