Please rotate your device
Welcome to Centurion Magazine
  • Exclusive access for Centurion® Members

    Discover a world of features especially crafted for you

  • My BlackBook

    Customised content that reflects your interests

  • Magazine Archive

    A downloadable repository of issues past

  • Limited Editions

    Products exclusively assembled for you

  • Editors' Desk

    Your direct line to the magazine team


Selections from Salone

Now in its 55th year, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan is the world’s leading design fair. Nicole Swengley selects the top 10 new launches at the fair

Mutina, Puzzle tiles Photo: Leonardo Scotti, courtesy Mutina
Kartell, Organic chair Image: Kartell
SCP, Pasha sofa Image: SCP
Poltrona Frau, Lloyd bookcase Image: Poltrona Frau
ClassiCon, Ulisse daybed Image: ClassiCon
Driade, Camouflage Chair Image: Driade
Glas Italia, Prism screen Image: Glas Italia
Roche Bobois, Odea armchair Image: Roche Bobois
BD Barcelona, Aquario cabinet Image: BD Barcelona
Amini Carpets, Isola rug series Image: Amini

Mutina, Puzzle tiles. Eye-catching Puzzle floor-tiles designed by London studio, Barber & Osgerby, for Italian ceramics specialist, Mutina, enable you to create your own dynamic design. Multiple permutations of pattern, colour and shape can be combined with solid colour variations for use both indoors and out.


Kartell, Organic chair. Designed by Antonio Citterio, this injection-moulded chair is the first to be produced using a technologically advanced compound made primarily from plant-based, organic waste material. Durable (and eventually biodegradable), it can be used indoors and out.


SCP, Pasha sofa. The deep curve of Konstantin Grcic’s Pasha sofa encourages relaxed reclining while creating softness within a formal, angular typology. As one of six designs in SCP’s new Sofa in Sight collection, it demonstrates the company’s superior upholstery capabilities.


Poltrona Frau, Lloyd bookcase and storage units. Variable geometrics and meticulous cabinetry are key to Jean-Marie Massaud’s clever design. Grids made from thin, vertical, wooden rods running on invisible horizontal rails can be moved as required. Visually playing with light and shade, the units offer glimpses of the contents without fully revealing them.


ClassiCon, Ulisse daybed. Renowned Munich-based furniture maker ClassiCon celebrates a 25-year collaboration with designer Konstantin Grcic by producing his key pieces in black. The new Ulisse daybed – designed by Grcic especially for this anniversary collection – is simple, elegant and perfectly crafted from black-stained, solid oak.


Driade, Camouflage outdoor chair. London-based design duo Fredrikson Stallard’s sculptural chair has a distinctively high back with an intriguing cut-out camouflage pattern, which also features on a stool-cum-table. Both are made from all-weather, powder-coated aluminium in white or rust effect.  


Glas Italia, Prism screen. The highly reflective Prism screen, designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, is made from high-transparency mirror glass. Its deeply curved surface creates a dynamic interplay with refracted and reflected light around this freestanding partition or room-divider.


Roche Bobois, Odea armchair. Designed by Roberto Tapinassi and Maurizio Mansoni for French furniture specialist Roche Bobois, this chic, petal shaped armchair has a solid stained beech base while its foam-upholstered metal structure is covered in luxurious cotton velvet.


BD Barcelona, Aquario cabinet. Inspired by an aquarium, Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana of Estudio Campana have employed green or blue laminated glass to brighten the cabinet’s ash or pine structure. Internal glass shelves usher light into the interior.


Amini Carpets, Isola rug series. In an inspired collaboration with Milan-based Joe Colombo Studio, Amini reworks graphics from the late designer’s technical drawings in hand-tufted New Zealand wool to create a dynamic, optical effect.


Salone Internazionale del Mobile runs until 17 April.




Share This