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.
In the Spring 2017 Issue of Boston Home magazine Molteni&C Boston showroom manager & designer, Elydia Riley, shared her expert advice on a dream closet design. The Italian brand offers high-quality contemporary furniture pieces, including sophisticated high-functional wardrobes and walk-in closets.
We’re always honored — if not exactly surprised — when one of our pieces earns coveted status as a Boston Magazine Editors’ Pick. Getting a well-deserved turn in the spotlight this fall Molteni&C’s MISS chair in ash, which earned a place on Kara Butterfield’s roundup of “15 Jewel-Toned Furniture Pieces and Accessories.”
Against the gorgeous backdrop of the Molteni&C closet, interior stylist, Kara Butterfield, shows off the most up-to-date and trending designs in closet organization. Kara, who is also Boston Magazine‘s editor-at-large, delves into the successful organizing, highlighting the art and beauty that lies within it while sharing tips used by professionals.
French architect and one of Molteni&C’s top designers, Jean Nouvel, is in the middle of a major development of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Louvre Abu Dhabi is a satellite structure of the renowned Paris museum set to open this year on the city’s Saadiyat Island.
An 80-year anniversary deserves some fanfare, and the extraordinary new Molteni Museum throws a worthy celebration in honor of the legendary contemporary furniture line. Housed in the penthouse of the company’s Giussano, Italy headquarters, the exhibition offers a dazzling tour of Molteni’s journey from modest atelier to industry icon.
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.
Italian contemporary furniture designer Molteni & C recently celebrated 80 years in the business. This is no easy feat. To celebrate, the company hosted the exhibit 80! Molteni, exhibiting eight decades of high-quality furniture design. You can visit the exhibition in person, featuring iconic Molteni & C pieces throughout the decades, at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in the Villa Reale in via Palestro.