Milan Design Week: Day Two

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By Dwell / Published by Dwell
Our editors share their most exciting discoveries from their second day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. [Update: day one, day three, and day four!]

The designs at this year's Milan Design Week certainly don't shy away from color. From gradient colors to high-intensity prints, the Salone is buzzing with new designs vying for attention. Here is a recap of what stopped our editors in their tracks on their second day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 1 of 14 - On Tuesday, Dwell hosted a party for Stephen Burks, whose new Man Made collection includes new mixed-metal pendants for Parachilna.

On Tuesday, Dwell hosted a party for Stephen Burks, whose new Man Made collection includes new mixed-metal pendants for Parachilna.

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Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 2 of 14 - The gradient lives on. Patricia Urquiola for Moroso at Salone.

The gradient lives on. Patricia Urquiola for Moroso at Salone.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 3 of 14 - Doshi Levien's rug collection for Nanimarquina.

Doshi Levien's rug collection for Nanimarquina.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 4 of 14 - Studio Minale-Maeda's 3-D printed connector, called Keystone, holds this table together.

Studio Minale-Maeda's 3-D printed connector, called Keystone, holds this table together.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 5 of 14 -

The British designer James Fox nabbed a Lexus design award for his Macian "den-building kit." The kit of connectors allows you to build structures using found materials. "Architecture is essentially lines and points," he said. "This makes the points and people can find the lines between."

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 6 of 14 - Masks by Jaime Hayon, glimpsed in Ventura Lambrate.

Masks by Jaime Hayon, glimpsed in Ventura Lambrate.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 7 of 14 - Nike's Flyknit exhibition designed by the architect Arthur Huang adds a kick to the Palazzo Clerici courtyard.

Nike's Flyknit exhibition designed by the architect Arthur Huang adds a kick to the Palazzo Clerici courtyard.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 8 of 14 - We dig Inga Sempé's new wall-mounted vanity for Hay (also available in non-gradient versions).

We dig Inga Sempé's new wall-mounted vanity for Hay (also available in non-gradient versions).

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 9 of 14 - A new Stephen Burks piece for Dedon in action at the Salone.

A new Stephen Burks piece for Dedon in action at the Salone.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 10 of 14 - How to spot a Hella Jongerius for Divina rug: instead of a signature, a charm.

How to spot a Hella Jongerius for Divina rug: instead of a signature, a charm.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 11 of 14 - The installation "In a State of Repair" seeks to highlight the work of craftspeople, artisans, and technicians who repair things that break. Martino Gamper, a designer and the exhibition's curator, hopes this inspires people to keep the belongings they have instead of throwing them away if they break.

The installation "In a State of Repair" seeks to highlight the work of craftspeople, artisans, and technicians who repair things that break. Martino Gamper, a designer and the exhibition's curator, hopes this inspires people to keep the belongings they have instead of throwing them away if they break.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 12 of 14 - The frame of the Corques sofa by the designer Lucie Koldova for Per / Use is made from cork, and upholstered with Kvadrat fabric.

The frame of the Corques sofa by the designer Lucie Koldova for Per / Use is made from cork, and upholstered with Kvadrat fabric.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 13 of 14 - Nendo's Su stool range for Emeco, made of anodized aluminum, untreated wood, and concrete.

Nendo's Su stool range for Emeco, made of anodized aluminum, untreated wood, and concrete.

Milan Design Week: Day Two - Photo 14 of 14 - Bethan Laura Wood's quilt-style daybed uses Divina fabric by Kvadrat.

Bethan Laura Wood's quilt-style daybed uses Divina fabric by Kvadrat.