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About Last Week: Highlights from Salone Del Mobile

After returning back from Italy, here are some of the Dwell editors' favorite things they saw at Milan Design Week from the @dwellmagazine account.

Book of Tongue, featuring painstaking cuts that eventually resemble "geological strata in a somber palette" by Noiz Architects—Keisuke Toyoda and Jia-Shaun Tsai—for the La Triennale exhibition "Paper, Design and Technology"
Book of Tongue, featuring painstaking cuts that eventually resemble "geological strata in a somber palette" by Noiz Architects—Keisuke Toyoda and Jia-Shaun Tsai—for the La Triennale exhibition "Paper, Design and Technology"
Steinlav plate by Anette Krogstad exhibited by Ventura Projects.
Steinlav plate by Anette Krogstad exhibited by Ventura Projects.
Little Shop of Colors at 5vie.
Little Shop of Colors at 5vie.
Nice concept desk called EFF by Stockholm-based Beckmans College of Design student Sara Sjöbäck displayed as part of the New Way Out exhibition by Venture Projects. The program features the work of fourth-year students with prototyping and support from IKEA.
Nice concept desk called EFF by Stockholm-based Beckmans College of Design student Sara Sjöbäck displayed as part of the New Way Out exhibition by Venture Projects. The program features the work of fourth-year students with prototyping and support from IKEA.
We loved the thin legs on this bathroom vanity by MENU.
We loved the thin legs on this bathroom vanity by MENU.
A regal back of knitted rope makes up Kettal's new Cala armchair by Doshi Levien.
A regal back of knitted rope makes up Kettal's new Cala armchair by Doshi Levien.
Nendo and Friedman Benda present "50 Manga Chairs" this week. These aluminum chairs express a range of emotions inspired by Japanese manga comics.
Nendo and Friedman Benda present "50 Manga Chairs" this week. These aluminum chairs express a range of emotions inspired by Japanese manga comics.
Just a taste of Gufram, leaders of the Italian Radical Design movement of the late 1960s. If you're in Milan, check out the exhibition "Gufram on the Rocks: 50 Years of Design Against the Tide." Clockwise from left: Bocca, 1970; Pratone, 1971; Lebleucactus, 2015; Mimosa, 2016.
Just a taste of Gufram, leaders of the Italian Radical Design movement of the late 1960s. If you're in Milan, check out the exhibition "Gufram on the Rocks: 50 Years of Design Against the Tide." Clockwise from left: Bocca, 1970; Pratone, 1971; Lebleucactus, 2015; Mimosa, 2016.
Lee Broom's new Optical lighting collection is taking a spin around Milan—in the back of a truck!
Lee Broom's new Optical lighting collection is taking a spin around Milan—in the back of a truck!
A moment from Hella Jongerius for CasaVitra, a 12,000-square-foot pop-up installation.
A moment from Hella Jongerius for CasaVitra, a 12,000-square-foot pop-up installation.
If you are in Milan, try to visit the otherworldly Forest of Light installation for COS by Sou Fujimoto—a calming sensory experience meant to evoke the arboreal plane.
If you are in Milan, try to visit the otherworldly Forest of Light installation for COS by Sou Fujimoto—a calming sensory experience meant to evoke the arboreal plane.
We found our dream apartment in Brera—furnished by Finnish design company Marimekko in collaboration with Artek.
We found our dream apartment in Brera—furnished by Finnish design company Marimekko in collaboration with Artek.
An office vignette showcasing furnishings by Arper from the 2016 Salone del Mobile.
An office vignette showcasing furnishings by Arper from the 2016 Salone del Mobile.
Nike enlisted 10 designers and architects, including Bertjan Pot, Martino Gamper, Greg Lynn, Lindsey Adelman, among others, to take part in their installation The Nature of Motion. Using the shoe company's materials, each designer created a unique piece.
Nike enlisted 10 designers and architects, including Bertjan Pot, Martino Gamper, Greg Lynn, Lindsey Adelman, among others, to take part in their installation The Nature of Motion. Using the shoe company's materials, each designer created a unique piece.
Romanian brand Dare to Rug—founded in late 2015—is focused on reviving the local tradition of rug-making. Its name is a challenge to customers to rediscover Romania's textile tradition, one that fell out of favor after the Soviet era.
Romanian brand Dare to Rug—founded in late 2015—is focused on reviving the local tradition of rug-making. Its name is a challenge to customers to rediscover Romania's textile tradition, one that fell out of favor after the Soviet era.