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Milan Furniture Fair 2009


Dwell editors Sam Grawe and Jordan Kushins are on the ground in Milan reporting on the 2009 Salone del Mobile. They'll be sharing highlights as they go. Here Jordan shares a photographic glimpse of some of the gems they've spotted so far.

The Porro showroom was bathed in a deep blue light, with an impressive installation of multicolored Spindle chairs...
Swedish design quartet Front’s armoire from the Black and White collection for Porro.
We literally ran into Erwan Bouroullec on the street; he and his brother Ronan were setting up the Clouds.
Moooi’s Brave New World lamp by freshwest in the foreground, Raimond lights by Raimond Puts (in association with ox-id)...
Moooi’s tree lamps are new for 2009, and will be in stock from May.
New French company Moustache had a playful display of their first collection.
Foscarini had an installation at the Superstudio.
Tom Dixon also designed these lights out of Veuve Clicquot boxes.
Tom Dixon’s Flouro lights. We always love these.
Foscarini is also introducing a new, light called Tress by Marc Sadler.
These Nix tables by Gabriele and Oscar Buratti for B&B Italia come with leather or wood on top and looked great lined...
A visit to the Established & Sons’ space yielded a hugely impressive stash of sixteen new designs.
Table, Bench, Chair by Sam Hecht with Industrial Facility was pretty stunning, and seemed to be a favorite at E&S hq.
Alexander Taylor’s new Punch pieces for E&S that come in different shapes and colors.
Ceramic Tiles of Italy curated an Italian garden-themed exhibition, with an emphasis on sustainability.