Casa Design has returned from Milan’s Salone del Mobile 2017 with news of exciting launches from our vast roster of international brands. This year’s fair was one of the most impressive exhibitions to date, boasting a record number of programs, events, and exhibitors. Up-and-coming trends were evident: woven rope, belting, and fringe, richly-hued velvets, mobiles, mixed marbles, and tons of terrazzo! It would be impossible to recount every exciting design and detail, so we’ve narrowed it down to our “Top 10” favorite new designs from Milan Design Week 2017.
Not all ordinary chairs come with their own fan clubs, but the Gio Ponti D.154.2 Armchair does exactly that. Described by the New York Times Style Magazine as a “manifestation of Ponti’s twin ideals of harmony and joy,” and featured as one of Kara Butterfield’s “Editors’ Picks” in this month’s Boston Home, this piece is an instant classic for contemporary interiors, and is almost certain to earn sought-after status among today’s collectors.