Launched in Milan in 1961, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile is the global benchmark event for the furnishing and design sector where the most dynamic and creative companies in the world go to showcase their creations. The 60th edition will be taking place in Milan from 7-12 June 2022.
We take a look at past and present.
Ora, dov'è lo spazio espositivo Kinnell e Posch? In our dreams.
Lambretta. Italian elegance in abundance.
Interestingly, Alain Delon was an actor who wanted to be many other things so he became a furniture designer. This is his philosophy:
“All of life is circumstance, an idea unleashed from a thought or a dream, a desire that needs to come true. An encounter that makes everything real is so simple, it’s as plain as the nose on your face, you need an idea, and then need to will it."Furniture. We live with furniture, we share our lives with them like the being who shares his life with ours. That’s why I want and choose to create furniture I feel at ease with.”
Kartell. They made a big splash in 1999 because they were celebrating 50 years in the business. It was also in acknowledgement of the hugely successful launch just 12 months earlier of the transparent La Marie chair by the notorious Philippe Starck.
In recent years the notable inclusion to the design ethos has been the theme of sustainability. It is the new tilt. Over 600 young designers under the age of 35 will express their identities and creative liberty during the 60th edition of Salone Del Mobile, and the balance of our environment will be at the center of their thinking.
Recovery and recycling of waste, improving the overall efficiency of production while highlighting the theme of environmental sustainability will be on display in abundance at the 2022 Salone Internazionale del Mobile.