Two years in the making, this month’s edition of Salone del Mobile 2022 kickstarts a city-wide celebration of design set to alight Milan. Here is a preview of the best in show.
24-Carat Gold by Officine Gullo
Gold enters the world of kitchens in the form of a new, ultra-luxe finish. It joins a selection that already packs a shiny punch – polished chrome, burnished brass, satin chrome, nickel, copper, and gunmetal. Frames, corners, hinges, knobs, latches, and handles can now come in 24ct gold bringing a feeling of eternity to everyone’s favorite room in the house.
Tivalì by Molteni&C Dada
“Rather than designing the kitchen as a singular venue within the home, we crafted Tivalì as a destination that is open, expressive, and inviting,” says designer Yabu Pushelberg. The new sliding door mechanism is configurable in three different heights and two widths, while the inside is scenographic.
Aubade Bed by Visionnaire
Shaped by designer Alessandro La Spada, the Aubade bed is a geometric composition comprising a padded headboard divided into six geometric elements and set within a marble frame with two small, glamorous lights. In addition to its functionality, the Aubade nightstands bring beautiful decoration to a space.
Cover Freestanding by Rimadesio
The new door of the Cover closing system features a die-cast aluminum handle inserted into the horizontal crosspiece with the backs of the doors finished with a lacquered aluminum panel. As described by designer Giuseppe Bavuso, it is “the perfect synthesis between technical value and formal harmony.”
Elegance, for the sense of proportion and attention to detail; ergonomics, for the enveloping lines that combine form and function; and equilibrium define this new piece designed by Antonio Citterio for Flexform.
Too Much, Too Soon! by Andrés Reisinger
Argentina-born, Barcelona-based digital artist Andrés Reisinger presents this installation at Nilufar Depot with four new illuminated sculptures, which will be the only source of light in the space. With their unexpected geometry, these pieces are an ode to the improvisational approach of the free jazz of the 50s and 60s.
UZ Chair by Yaaz
Born as a spin-off of Adasan, Turkish brand YAAZ specializes in the design and production of outdoor furnishings with nature as its first inspiration. The UZ collection – shaped by Angeletti Ruzza – expresses serenity and wellbeing using light colors and durable materials like teak wood.
Posy Lighting Collection by Masiero
Lighting and interior designer Sara Moroni creates a poetic bouquet of light as a tribute to the floral kingdom for the Posy collection by Masiero. Inspired by the shapes of the natural world, this minimalistic line – available in a wide range of types and sizes – makes a strong visual impact.
Bravery Sofa by Longhi
Designed by Ben Wu, this sofa is characterized by its high-resistant wood frame covered in multi-thickness polyurethane foam and its metal shell inserts at the base of each armrest available in different finishes (gold, chrome, bronze). The result is both stylish and comfortable.
Le Bambole by B&B Italia
For its 50th anniversary, the iconic 1970s range Le Bambole by Mario Bellini reveals itself in a revamped version with next-generation materials such as recycled polyethylene and elements in polyurethane foam and thermoplastic elastomers, as well as new coverings in different colors.
Keel Chair by Potocco
By Mario Ferrarini and Victor Vasilev, the new Keel chair maintains its nautical origins via its shape but is now presented in an outdoor version with a rigid underlying shell in painted acrylic, a backrest in solid iroko wood, and a seat padded in fire-retardant polyurethane foam.
Furrybum/Softbum by Richard Yasmine
This series by Beirut-based interior architect and product designer Richard Yasmine was born from the reconstruction of childish illustrations to give life to chairs featuring triangular, square, and round shapes.
Blues Table by Turri
Reminiscent of blues music, this Giuseppe Viganò-designed table combines a base in walnut or glossy lacquered wood that evokes wings, with a top in wood or marble that has rounded corners and circular and light lines. Metallic details add sophistication.
Originally published in the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of Vogue Living Arabia