These tables represent larger trends, Linearity and Repetition, that seemed to infiltrate Salone across a multitude of scales, from small objects like the Clay Tables, to full installation (Poliform's exhibit at Zona Tortora). At this year’s Design Week in Milan, I saw this predominantly represented in new chairs and lighting. Whether horizontal or vertical, thin metal, or wider repeated shapes, these repetitions created some really beautiful forms.
Linearity and Repetition: On-Trend Highlights
Branca Lisboa was showing at Superflash, a very interesting show held in a bank (Intesa Sanpaulo) near Duomo. We wandered in off of the street unaware that it was a bank. The work was fantastic, and we met the designer, Marco Sousa Santos, as well. Check out his R&B2 chairs in addition to the W.01 lounge chair, shown above.
Viktor Matic's “www” is "an interpretation of the ‘shelf’ archetype." Images don't do www (above) justice, so be sure to check out his video for further insight on this piece.
Michala Monroe, founding principal of m | monroe design, holds a BFA in Interior Design from Pratt Institute. Michala’s expertise include residential and commercial Interior Design, staging, project management. Her interest in design psychology plays a large role in the creation of modern environments.