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Milan Mix.

There was no shortage of statement pieces at last month's Salone del Mobile in Milan. The Italian design fair showed innovation and inspiration from the past--as well as from sailboats--and eye-catching looks.

1 Alessandra Meacci

Inspired by sailboats, Bolina is a modular system that creates a soft partition between spaces. It can be used as shelving for plants or books.

2 Spazio Pontaccio

Stained glass windows are translated into contemporary furniture in the Credenza collection from Patricia Urquiola and Federico Pepe.

3 Kairi Eguchi

The Wood Mosaic collection was developed from remnants of Japanese cedar in block shapes and put together as a mosaic. It is available as a table, stool and bench, as well as two LED table lamps, one shown here.

4 Dare to Rug

Launched in 2015, Dare to Rug offers a contemporary take on traditional patterns. One of its newest designs is Edgy, handtufted of New Zealand wool,

5 Missoni Home

Using exclusive flame retardant fabrics, Fireworks reinterprets iconic motifs in different patterns and fabric weights. These fabrics cover sofas, armchairs, poufs, cushions and even large mirror frames.


SMEG's Fab 28 refrigerator gets a fashion makeover from Dolce & Gabbana in this limited collection, handpainted by Sicilian artists with lemons, the trinacria symbol, cart wheels, medieval knights and battle scenes.

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Title Annotation:Trends; Salone del Mobile furniture trade show
Author:Lillo, Andrea
Publication:HFN Home Furnishings News
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:4EUIT
Date:May 1, 2016
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