Trend Spotting at Salone del Mobile in Milan: Chromatic Glass

Design International

There have been plenty of color and style trends occurring in Milan but the one that really took us by surprise was rainbow spectrum glass.

Glas Italia

Glas Italia (AN)

This collection of mirrors, side tables, and dining tables is a collaboration between Glas Italia and Patricia Urquiola (who herself seemed to be trending at the fair, with products designed for multiple brands).

3M

SuperDesign Show 3M (AN)

At SuperDesign Show 3M, the maker of post-its collaborated with Stefano Boeri Architetti on an installation that uses films, nonwovens, and adhesives to create a kaleidoscopic tree that reflects light in colorful patterns and allows guests to recharge.

Eli5e

Eli5e (AN)

Eli5e designer Elise Luttik debuted a pair of chairs (at Salone Satellite) that really stood out—one stationary and another that swivels. The pair reflects geometric shapes on the wall and would liven up any office or home.


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AGC Glass (AN)

AGC Glass, a Japanese company that’s a leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals, and high-tech materials, crafted an art installation at SuperDesign Show entitled Amorphous. It was inspired by amorphous molecular structures that don’t have a definite shape. The installationis made with 5,000 pieces of thin, chemically-strengthened glass that fracture the light and creates a stunning display.
IniArchibong (AN)

IniArchibong (AN)

Also showing in the Satellite was Ini Archibong, who had been commissioned by design label Amen&Amen to create a collection inspired by literature and fantasy called The Secret Garden.
Panerai (AN)

Panerai (AN)

 The COG installation at Spazio Orlandi was designed by Moritz Waldemeyer for watch brand Panerai.
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