Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series – Part Ten Wall Cabinetry

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series - Part Ten Wall Cabinetry The variety and quality of wall cabinetry and shelving at Salone del Mobile this year was fantastic. I loved the large scale open shelving used as rooms dividers, with interesting accessories and greenery to add freshness. The key trends coming through at the show were [...]

By |2023-08-09T22:52:01+12:00June 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series – Part Nine LIGHTING

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series - Part Nine LIGHTING We saw some stunning lighting in Milan during Design Week. The Tom Dixon light installations at the collaborative exhibition with Caesarstone were stunning, as you would expect from Tom Dixon. I have chosen a few examples of the many light fittings we saw. The key looks [...]

By |2023-08-09T22:56:45+12:00June 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series – Part 8 WALLPAPER

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series - Part 8 WALLPAPER One of the strong themes coming through Salone del Mobile in Milan this year was a light industrial design style - concrete and brick walls combined with open metal shelving. At first glance these concrete and brick walls appeared to be just that, but nearly all [...]

By |2023-08-10T16:54:55+12:00June 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series – Part Seven Furniture

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series - Part Seven Furniture The  sheer range of furniture on display at Salone del Mobile in April was inspiring. There were numerous exhibition halls full of wonderful furniture, from avante guarde to more traditional designs. The key themes coming through the displays were large scale modular sofas, layered [...]

By |2023-08-09T22:54:17+12:00June 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series – Part Six ACCESSORIES

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series - Part Six ACCESSORIES It was so interesting at the Salone de Mobile 2016 to walk round the displays and see the range of accessories on display. The key trends coming through were: Large Scale Accessories Tall vases, with quite chunky proportions were seen in many displays. The most common [...]

By |2023-08-09T22:52:41+12:00June 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series – Part Five BATHROOMS

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series - Part Five BATHROOMS There were so many beautiful bathrooms on display at the International Bathroom Exhibition, which was part of the Salone del Mobile Milano in April. The key themes that were apparent to me, as I wondered through the huge halls admiring the displays, were the warmth of [...]

By |2023-08-09T22:55:38+12:00June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series – Part Four TEXTURE

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series - Part Three TEXTURE Texture was king at Salone Del Mobile 2016 in Milan, in furniture, kitchens and bathrooms. There were very few gloss surfaces, either in cabinetry or benchtops. Slightly rustic or light industrial finishes were prevalent. Benchtops Popular finishes were leathered, honed, hammered, matt finishes as [...]

By |2023-08-10T16:54:17+12:00May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series – Part Three KITCHEN TRENDS

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series - Part Three KITCHEN TRENDS The four huge exhibition halls at the 2016 Eurocucina show in Milan were filled with the most overwhelming number of kitchens. Some were quite retro in styling and some were crazily overtop the top. There were some stunning kitchens, wonderful ideas and great inspiration. The [...]

By |2023-08-09T22:51:12+12:00May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series – Part Two COLOUR

Milan Design Week 2016 Blog Series - Part Two COLOUR The predominant colour story at Salone Del Mobile and Eurocucina this year was the depth of colour on display. There were lots of moody charcoals, blacks and greys. Grey, concrete effect wallpaper used in this kitchen with darker grey cabinetry and timber open shelving. [...]

By |2023-08-10T16:55:29+12:00May 10th, 2016|0 Comments
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