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The white plastic chair at the Vitra Design Museum

What you think might happen if you put a white plastic chair in a museum? Monobloc – A Chair for the World. On display at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany until the 18th June 2017...

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20 years of the SaloneSatellite at the Fabbrica del Vapore

Armchairs in pleated fabrics, upcycled lamps, innovative materials and 3D textures: extraordinary, playful and sassy pieces take to the stage at the Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan.

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Space&Interiors 2017: an exhibition on internal finishes

Without a doubt, Milan Design Week couldn’t be complete without an event on internal finishes. In fact, the Salone del Mobile, Milan presents exhibition/ event Space&Interiors 2017, which will be at The Mall in the Porta Nuova neighbourhood until Saturday the 8th April.

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Giro Giro Tondo, an exhibition at the Triennale Design Museum

Giro Giro Tondo. Design for children is on at the Triennale Design Museum, Milan from the 1st April 2017 until the 18th February next year. Set up to celebrate the museum’s tenth anniversary, Giro Giro Tondo (lit. ring a ring o' roses) is an exhibition about childhood.

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Alcantara’s Fantasy Access Code

So, what could 6 different artists get up to in the Appartamento del Principe (lit. the prince’s apartment)? Promoted by brand Alcantara, Codice di Avviamento Fantastico (Fantasy Access Code) is at the Palazzo Reale, Milan from the 28th March to the 30th April 2017.

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Mondocleto, Cleto Munari showing in Vicenza

MondoCleto. Il design di Cleto Munari pays tribute to contemporary Italian designer Cleto Munari; this exhibition is at the Palazzo Chiericati in Vicenza, northeast Italy, from the 18th March until the 10th June 2017.

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Driade at the Carnival, design as a symbol

Carnival is done and dusted, and the 2017 Salone del Mobile, Milan will start in just under a month. So, what’s the connection? Well, just think of the kind of excitement a Carnival usually brings: cheer, tradition, drama and theatrics...

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Eero Aarnio on show in Stockholm

Without a doubt, we’ve all raised a smile when looking at Eero Aarnio’s Bubble Chair, a real pop-art icon. From the 8th February until the 23rd April 2017, at the Nationalmuseum Design in Stockholm, Sweden, there’s a new retrospective on Eero Aarnio, one of the top Scandinavian designers of all time.

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At the 2017 Salone del Mobile, jump in bed with design

Hostel, exhibition space, workshop and creative hub; this is the Design Hostel. Open from the 1st until the 10th April 2017, Design Hostel is a temporary space housed in the same building as the MakersHub in the Bovisa neighbourhood, Milan

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2 March 2017 - Italian Design Day

The 2nd March 2017 is the first international day for Italian design. Approximately a month before the 56th edition of the Salone del Mobile, Milan is about to start (4–9 April 2017); this day shines a bright light on Italian design, showing its merits.