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The shifting influence of Milan’s Salone del Mobile.



The Milan fair has become one of those highly visible yet increasingly ambiguous events, like the Hay Festival in the Welsh Borders, which are sustained as much by their promotional prowess as by their significance within their original field. 281 more words


The corporations have taken over Milan.

dezeen – 14/4/2016

A few years ago the Zona Tortona district became so saturated with naff brand “experiences” that it threatened the entire week’s credibility. Only last year… 134 more words


RSA. The great recovery. Rearranging the furniture report.

Every year in the UK we throw out around 1.6m tonnes of furniture and bulky waste, most of which is buried in landfill or burnt in an incinerator. 115 more words


We cannot afford any more thoughtlessness.

Dieter Rams: Design by Vitsoe
Delivered in December 1976 to an audience at Jack Lenor Larsen’s New York showroom.

I imagine our current situation will cause future generations to shudder at the thoughtlessness in the way in which we today fill our homes, our cities and our landscape with a chaos of assorted junk. 154 more words


Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design

9. Good design is environmentally-friendly

Design makes an important contribution to the preservation of the environment. It conserves resources and minimises physical and visual pollution throughout the lifecycle of the product. 15 more words


Supplier of the Week: NORR11

NORR11 are our Supplier of the Week; 23 – 29 May.

The Danish furniture and accessories brand produce designs reflecting the Danish Modern movement, along with influences from Asia, America and the Bauhaus. 568 more words