Luca Nichetto is one of the few Italian designers in the upcoming generation. Sandra Hofmeister talked to him about the life and death of his furniture, about new perspectives in Scandinavia and about the meaning and meaninglessness of national borders in design.
News & Stories | Salone del Mobile 2012
Looking back again at the Salone del Mobile in Milan – and it is the black-and-white contrasts that really stand out, bringing an Sixties aesthetics to mind.
French Label “La Chance” recently presented its first collection of furniture and lighting, “Jekyll & Hyde”. True to its literary role model, each object has a contrasting counterpart.
For one week a year, during the Salone del Mobile, Milan becomes a fairground, springboard and experimental lab all rolled into one. But with a little luck, there is indeed a small piece of paradise to be found somewhere in this rowdy setting. Taking a systematic approach to the fair won't help you here, but a passion for discovery just might.