Highlights From the 2021 Milan Design Week

 

Image courtesy of Versace

 

After an 18-month hiatus, one of the world’s biggest design fairs, the Milan Design Week, returns with much anticipation. Whether you’re a designer, artist or otherwise, this annual event is one of the most exciting things to look forward to as there are hundreds of exhibitions, installations and showrooms to explore and get inspiration from.

 

This year’s event, which took place from the 5th to 10th of September at the Fiera Milano Exhibition Centre, is curated by the country’s esteemed architect Stefano Boeri, whose renowned works include the Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) a pair of sustainable residential buildings that represent urban forestation and the vertical densification of nature within the city.  See below for some noteworthy moments from the exhibition.

Prev1 of 4

Dior reinterprets the Medallion Chair

2021 Milan Design Week

Image courtesy of Dior

 

In an unprecedented collaboration, Dior Maison invited seventeen artists to reinterpret one of its iconic emblems, the medallion chair, which in his memoirs is described as “Classic Parisian”. These artists offer their visions from their own artistic and cultural perspectives from Japan to Italy by way of Korea, Lebanon and France.

Prev1 of 4