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milan design week

A sneak peek at the new Paola Lenti village being built in Milan

Often popping up in unexpected places, Paola Lenti has found its new home in Dergano, an up-and-coming industrial suburb in Milan. We visited the work in progress site during Milan Design Week to chat with Anna Lenti and discover more about the history of this colourful outdoor brand.

Luca Nichetto is a design maestro

Renowned designer Luca Nichetto says when it comes to his craft he is “100 per cent a generalist, because as a generalist you get to be a director of an orchestra”. Habitus editor Aleesha Callahan sat down with Nichetto during Salone del Mobile and he shared insights into his design thinking and process.

10 things we can’t wait to see at Salone del Mobile 2023

The Salone del Mobile 2023 is just around the corner. The schedule is jam-packed, the excitement is well and truly brewing, and if like us, your head is spinning with what to see and how busy it’s getting then we have a list to help you out. Here are 10 things that we’re definitely not going to miss!

Gaggenau’s quiet confidence reverberates through Milan

It’s no small feat to present a display that makes the hustle and bustle of Milan Design Week fade away. Yet Gaggenau seems to have achieved the impossible, with its extraordinary installation at Villa Necchi Campiglio designed to provide a welcome respite from the business of the fair.

Arthur Mamou-Mani For COS At Milan

Fashion powerhouse, COS, explores 3D printing at Milan Design Week with an installation using renewable resources by architect Arthur Mamou-Mani.