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Habitus Loves… Milan (even more)

Well, the travellers have returned, and with them they’ve brought another pick of the best from Milan 2011. This top 8 just make us love the Milan fair even more…







Designed by: Claesson Koivisto Rune

Why we love it: The angular form of these wall and floor units juxtapose with the imagery of rolling hills conjured up by their name.

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Designed by: Mia Gammelgaard

Why we love it: This chair is pretty much the cutest thing we’ve spotted, with little leg warmers attached to each leg.

Where it’s from:

Blå Station

Overdose Desk


Designed by: Bram Boo

Why we love it: This desk aims to make order through disorder. For those people for whom a clear desk is somehow disturbing, perhaps this offers a messy sort of order that would suit you.

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Designed by:
Diesel for Foscarini

Why we love it: This light – which can be floor, pendant or hook-on – uses high-tech fashion materials in its construction – as well as having zippered seams.

Where it’s from:

Diesel and Foscarini

Rocking Animal


Designed by: ENKO

Why we love it: There’s a hint of Shrek in this little rocker. A cute, playful form in curves, it is made from treated wood and polyurethane foam.

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Designed by: Inga Sempe

Why we love it: This extension of the original Ruche chaise aesthetic brings the unique stitching in the padded cushion to the bedroom, where it feels very much at home.

Where it’s from:

Ligne Roset






Designed by: Aesthetic Studio

Why we love it: This multi-angled LED lamp by Thai designers, Aesthetic Studio, is inspired by old oil lanterns. Made from wood, it has inbuilt touch sensor controls and can be positioned on any of its five sides.

Where it’s from:

Aesthetic Studio


Nub Chair





Designed by: Patricia Urquiola

Why we love it: The bulbous nodules to the uprights on this armchair hint at an organic form, like natural knots in wood. A beautiful form.

Where it’s from:

Andreu World


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