The installation for the new men’s accessories collection has been designed to conserve the quality spaces in the new showroom, with large windows creating a constant overlapping between the indoor areas and the city outside. The facades of the historical buildings around the showroom act as a backdrop for the display elements, creating a theatrical and striking effect.
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A modular grid of brass display units lines the store, made from brass that has been etched and brushed for extra tactility in a nod to the footwear purveyor’s emphasis on craftsmanship. Meanwhile, bronzed glass brings in warmth to the two different volumes – dedicated to men’s and women’s collections – as does polished walnut panelling.
During Milan Design Week 2013 Knoll formally launched the “Tools for Life” collection from Dutch architecture practice OMA, a collection overseen by OMA co-founder Rem Koolhaas. The collection had previously been previewed as part of the stage decoration for the Prada Fall Men’s show in January, and was formally unveiled in the same location…. the Prada Milan HQ
With the development of the web and the increasing mobility of work, the office has evolved by adapting to new trends that require more flexibility and versatility. This change has also involved radically the home environment: if you can work from anywhere, it is equally possible to create a work space in every home.
The exhibition, curated by Iosa Ghini Associati, in partnership with Fiandre Architectural Surfaces, Iris Ceramica, Rossato, traces the 30-year of Iosa Ghini career, from the 80s until now, through a wide selection of interior design and architecture projects, design objects, illustrations, audiovisual contributions, which are characterized by the least common denominator of design, felt by the Bolognese architect as a steady training and an essential starting point of all his creative process.
The clothes are kept in precious glass and wooden cases, transforming them into memorabilia that can be admired, touched and worn. The soft light and dark tones of the first environment are reduced and are rendered stronger in the following space, where the denim line finds its formal synthesis into an elegant bedroom.
French duo Remy Clémente and Morgan Maccari, known as Bonsoir Paris, showed this pop-up concept store for Swedish clothing brand COS in Milan. Like the brand, the focus was on rational simplicity and function, a refreshingly low-key contrast to Design Week installations that aimed to dazzle with lights, colour and movement.
The exclusive use of institutional colours unequivocally communicates the equity of the brand, and two experiential and interactive areas called “smart lounge” and “virtual lounge”, in addition to the 9 3d monitors positioned at the entrance, complete the exhibition installation and the brand experience.
The project designed by Migliore+Servetto Architects for the Milan Design Week is a meeting plaza where you can walk among products and novelties 2013. Along the sides of this “promenade”, portions of paving arise as an origami paper, folding up in unusual angles, whilst the mirrored surfaces give to the space a new dimension.