Travel diary: Product highlights from Milan Design Week 2016

Joburg-based fine artist Makandal Schiess and photographer Zelé Angelides are just back from a 4-day sojourn at Milan Design Week. While there they acted as our on the ground correspondents, soaking up the best international design of the moment showcased in museums, studios, exhibitions and stores across the Milanese city. Here’s just a small selection of the design product highlights they saw. 

5C5A64515C5A6454 5C5A6457 5C5A6466Fatboy

5C5A7177 5C5A7181IF Bags

5C5A6824 5C5A6830 5C5A6868YES exhibition at Tortona

5C5A6921 5C5A6929Crystal Automata by Preciosa

5C5A6995 5C5A7002 5C5A7013 5C5A7021 5C5A7024 5C5A7027 5C5A7033 5C5A7037“Sempering – Process and pattern in architecture and design” at MUDEC

5C5A7263Glow Of Life, inspired by nature and the spirit of Zen at ASUS Design Centre

5C5A7288Archiproducts

5C5A73065C5A7310Merci Pop Up Store, a little bit of Paris in Milan

5C5A7328 5C5A7334Domusfelis

5C5A7336 5C5A7349The Invisible Kitchen by Miele

5C5A73543M design collaborates with Stefano Boeri on an urban tree lounge for Milan Design Week

5C5A7364Amorphous ASAHI GLASS at Super Studio

5C5A7371The “Canopia” (Canopy) by Sunbrella designed by Élise Fouin at Super Studio

5C5A7380Exploring The Space

5C5A74085C5A7411Super Studio

5C5A7473‘AISIN – Imagine New Days’

5C5A7514 5C5A7521Citizen “time is TIME” Installation

5C5A7631PAUSE FOR HARMONY IITTALA X ISSEY MIYAKE

5C5A7654Gufram 

5C5A8128 5C5A8131 5C5A8155 5C5A8169Triennale di Milano

5C5A8185TAKEO PAPER SHOW “SUBTLE”

5C5A8223 5C5A8243 5C5A8254 5C5A8261 5C5A8278 5C5A8287 5C5A8289TAKEO PAPER SHOW “SUBTLE”

See Makandal and Zelé’s Milan city guide and look look out for their photo essay out soon. 

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