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Habitus Loves… Milan

We’ve had our design hunter network busily treading the halls of the Milan Furniture Fair this week to bring us our 8 top picks so far. Hopefully we’ll be seeing some of these designs in the Region shortly!


‘FAVN’ sofa





Designed by: Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen

Why we love it: The seamless shell that wraps around the sofa relates this piece perfectly to classic Fritz Hansen pieces such as the ‘Egg’ and ‘Swan’ chairs.

Where it‘s from:

Fritz Hansen

‘Serve’ trays





Designed by: Established & Sons

Why we love it: A bright pop of colour around the edge of a beautiful timber tray.

Where it’s from:

Established & Sons






Designed by: Jasper Morrison for Maruni

Why we love it: A timeless hand-finished timber chair with either a woven seat or detachable leather cushion. Beautiful and classic design.

Where it’s from:


‘Shifting’ vase


Designed by: Teruhiro Yanagihara for Mater

Why we love it: These gorgeous vases are handmade in Jaipur, India using sustainable and ethical business practices.

Where it’s from:

Mater Design






Designed by:

Why we love it: An eccentric pendant of upturned goblets, which can be hung either individually or grouped to create a chandelier.

Where it’s from:

Axo Light

‘Elephant’ wood chair


Designed by: Neuland Industriedesign for Kristalia

Why we love it: A classic chair with a lot of character – a new version with timber legs is being launched in Milan. The chair is upholstered in leather and resembles the back of an elephant.

Where it’s from:


‘Interlock’ coat stand




Designed by: Jarrod Lim

Why we love it: This Singapore designer is presenting a stunning new collection in Milan. One of our favourites is this cute timber coat rack.

Where it’s from:

Jarrod Lim






Designed by: Foscarini

Why we love it: A colourful collection of pendant lights with simple rounded forms.

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