Japanese hemp textile brand majotae | Milan Design week 2024

Japanese hemp textile brand majotae showed its first product line ‘majotae 9490’ at Milan Design Week 2024. I visited their installation at Berta, an elegant nineteenth-century palace with courtyards on Via Cesare Correnti. Not only the location but also the sneak peek into the archive of the brand made me want to find out more. […]

A closer look at Occhio | Milan Design week 2023

Milan design week is over and what is left are tons of inspiration and pictures taken in town of special installations, events and of course the numerous showrooms I visited. Occhio, a German design brand founded in 1999 by Axel Meise, presented its new collection in the glass pavilion at Villa Necchi Campiglio. A villa […]

Hello from Milan Design week 2023

Just a few more hours and I will be leaving for Milan and enjoy the whole week discovering Milan Design week and the Salone. As a matter of fact I will be strolling through the city if you read this. And as usual like the last 10 years or so, I will take you along […]

Milano Design city 2020 | 170 locations including Rossana Orlandi

To be honest it still hurts a bit Milan Design week was cancelled, the most beautiful and exciting week of the year, where everyone can explore the most hidden corners of Milan and almost everyone working in the world of design travels to the city including myself in the last decades. Many companies have taken […]

New images from Rick Owens Milan store | Milan design week 2019

I never leave Milan without visiting my favourite stores and Rick Owens is certainly one of them, not only the store, but also the changing collections and the people working at Rick Owens are just amazing. Unfortunately the furniture collection is way above my budget but one can dream right! Here are a few snapshots […]

Interlude by Apparatus Studio | Milan Design week 2019

Last year’s exhibition at Apparatus studio in Milan showed beautiful raw walls, lots of smaller accessories and a focus on the different light fixtures, definitely worth having a look at if you missed it: Apparatus Studio store This year, deep green and brown walls, benches that remind me of the telephone benches we used to see […]

Mosa at Masterly Milano | w/ Style | Milan design week 2019

Hope you enjoyed my previous stories about Milan Design week, there is a lot more to come as I enjoyed a good seven days in Milan this year. Like most years I shared an apartment with Iris and Wen and we had a fantastic week in our favourite area which was a great starting point […]

Les Arcanistes by Studio Pepe | Milan design week 2019

Studiopepe’s Manifesto Project for Milan Design Week 2019 took place in a beautiful former gold manufacture dating back to the 1900s. After last years small exhibition, have a look here at my impression of Club Unseen this year’s exhibition was overwhelming. It was large, lots to see and discover and I must admit I skipped a few […]

Openhouse event at the private home of Christian and Antonio

Just before Milan design week starts, my inbox gets overloaded with invites from different brands to come and see their new collections, special events and installations. My favourite invites though, are the events in the private homes which always gives you a perfect chance to meet people you otherwise would not have met and get […]

Arno Declercq AD5/19 | Milan design week preview

Really happy to give you sneak preview of the 5th collection of Arno Declercq that will be launched during Milan Design week, thé most exciting design event of the year taking place from April 08-14 2019. I visit the event for many years now and beside feeling at home as soon as we land it […]

BRUT | A collective of Six Belgian designers | Milan Design week 2018

Guess I am saving the best for last with this exhibition I visited in the Solari district in Milan. Hidden in a small street a white space formed the perfect backdrop for this exhibition by a group of six Belgian designers. Objects were placed on different shaped ‘islands’ connected by coal chunks representing the Belgian […]