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Milan 2010 Newsletter - Day 3


Milan 2010 Newsletter - Day 3

Our last newsletter from Milan looks at the influence of Dutch heritage on many of this year's presentations and how emerging designers and small studios are tackling sustainability in design. We check out new products: Weltevree take to the outdoors, Bertjan Pot explains his six-armed sweaters and Pieke Bergmans and Studio Job unveil their stunning new collaboration. We hope you've enjoyed our coverage this year of the 2010 Milan Furniture Fair. Stay tuned next week for our post-event reviews. Until the next Milan! 


Milan Drawn Interview #3: Jorre van Ast

Milan Drawn Interview #3: Jorre van Ast

He calls himself a very tall designer. Arco's Creative Director and talented young designer Jorre van Ast draws for Design.nl today.

Whatever happened to sustainability?

Whatever happened to sustainability?

Really sustainable design seems to be a contradiction in terms as most furniture companies pay little more than lip service to green materials and manufacturing processes in their work. However this week in Milan, a...

5 minutes in Milan with…Bertjan Pot

5 minutes in Milan with…Bertjan Pot

New works from Bertjan Pot were seen all over Milan this week including a knitted sweater chair with six arms for Established and Sons and rotten tomato bean bags for Food Marketo.

Weltevree

Weltevree

Inviting users to rediscover their environment, Weltevree take to the outdoors for their Milan presentation this year launching a diving board, outdoor oven and a new two-person Dutchtub.

Wonderlamp

Wonderlamp

Studio Job and Pieke Bergmans' first collaboration has resulted in a series of archetypal oversized bronze objects that emit surreal blubs of light. 

When Local meets Global

When Local meets Global

Several shows in Milan this year explore Dutch history, local craftsmanship and manufacturing prowess. Inspiration and funding start on home turf and lead to a wider – and often ultimately global – audience.

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