In style: Highlights from Milan Design Week 2016
Sprawling over 204,850 m2 (2.2 million ft2) of the Rho Milan Fairgrounds in Italy, the 55th Salone Internazionale Del Mobile (aka Milan Design Week) this year showcased the latest home-furnishing designs of more than 2,400 exhibitors from Italy and around the globe. The huge range of products on display combined quality craftsmanship with technology and innovative solutions for a diverse range of spaces and lifestyles.
Afterwandering through the maze of design houses amid the staggering372,151 total attendees, we've put together a photo gallery of the highlights from Salone Internazionale Del Mobile 2016, including some of the moreinnovative and creative furniture designs.
Thisyear there was a strong sense of nature being a part of the furniture,with many of the designs being purposely built to include livingplants. This strong environmental theme stretched across many of thedesign companies, which saw the use of natural, untreated or recycledmaterials, the physical inclusion of living plants or furniture thatis made to be in nature.
Runningalongside the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the SaloneSatellite celebrated its 19th edition. Showcasing the work of650 emerging young designers under the age of 35, this special exhibition wasfilled with designs made from innovative materials that paid homageto their classical counterparts such as wood, plastic, glass, metal, fabricand marble.
In addition, the FuoriSalone program featured hundreds of independent designers and architects inhabiting local shops, buildings and public spaces in and around central Milan. Stay tuned for our coverage on both of these unique events, but in the meantime be sure to head to our best of Milan Design Week 2016 photo gallery.
Formore info on the show, visit SaloneInternazionale del Mobile.