Salone del Mobile 2018 kicks off on Tuesday in Milan, ushering in another jam-packed week of new designer collaborations, furniture launches, installations, and more. Curbed will be on the ground all week, so stay tuned by watching this space and, of course, Twitter and Instagram.
Apr 12, 2018, 4:30pm EDT
October 31, 2018
Sonos and Hay limited-edition colorful speakers finally releasing
The Sonos One smart speaker has been reimagined in a new range of on-trend colors inspired by—and matching—Hay’s palette.
May 4, 2018
Taking the American diner on the road
How a Milan Design Week exhibition explored the global relevance of the American diner.
May 2, 2018
At Milan Design Week this year, nostalgia was in
From reissues of scene-stealing executive desks from ’60s-era Bond films to revivals of mid-century classics by Danish and Italian masters, nostalgia was the theme this year at Milan Design Week.
April 30, 2018
Kengo Kuma’s new sculpture can absorb 90,000 cars worth of pollution
The piece combines origami and 3D-printing techniques to sculpt nearly 2,000 square feet of air-purifying fabric.
April 30, 2018
These Japanese micro kitchens come brilliantly disguised
Each design is concealed in an armoire, cabinet, or desk that opens or folds out into a small but effective kitchen.
April 27, 2018
Recapping Milan Design Week 2018: The good, the bad, and the palazzo
Looking back at Salone del Mobile 2018 in a year of record attendance.
April 26, 2018
At Salone del Mobile 2018, the tech world stages a takeover
From Google’s big debut to a renewed focus on 3D printing, tech was everywhere at Milan Design Week.
April 24, 2018
This interactive furniture line runs on solar power
Brooklyn-based studio UM Project designed a line of furniture with internal batteries that charge via solar panels and last up to 24 hours.
April 20, 2018
Final OMA-designed Fondazione Prada tower in Milan opens to the public
The nine-story white tower completes OMA’s vision for the Fondazione Prada complex.
April 18, 2018
Dolce & Gabbana’s vibrant appliance line for Smeg expands again
Have you ever seen a more exuberant kitchen range and hood?
April 17, 2018
This 3D-printed concrete house is surprisingly stylish—and sustainable
Its ridged and textured walls were entirely 3D printed on site by a robotic manipulator on a moveable base and constructed in the span of one week
April 16, 2018
What to expect from Salone del Mobile 2018
The annual furniture fair kicks off tomorrow in Milan. Here are the top design stories to watch, from materials galore to tech debuts.
April 12, 2018
How ship masts inspired this LA-designer’s latest textile collection
Danish textile company Kvadrat will debut Olivares’s Twill Weave fabric during this month’s Milan Furniture Fair.