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Tag: Salone del Mobile

On safari.

last week i visited milan design week for the third time, but whereas in previous years i’ve concentrated all my design explorations on the city centre, this time around i was determined to actually get out to the experience the actual main event: salone del mobile. i’ll confess that i’m often guilty of seeking out my favourite brands at design shows such as this – mainly because attempting to navigate the 24 halls (yep, twenty four!!) without a clear plan seems

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When the sun hits the crystal.

one of the most wonderful things about milan design week is all the presentations held in majestic awe-inspiring italian palazzos that you wouldn’t otherwise be able set foot in. the historic palazzo crespi, where atelier swarovski home presented their new collections this week, is one such example. rarely open to the public, it was a privilege to be able to ascend its marvellous marble staircase and feast my eyes on the stunning frescos, hand-painted ceilings and intricately inlaid floors, many of which date from

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