Milan Furniture Fair 2016

The Milan Furniture Fair has become one of the largest and most important events of its kind in the world.  Many designers look towards this International Furniture Exhibition for inspiration and to see what new design trends are making their way into the world.  This year the Milan Furniture Fair was held in April and there was a strong focus on materials, craft and structure.  We show you what was showcased and how to create these looks yourself.

Transparency

Stacking & Connecting

Weaving

Tiling Pattern

Transparency

Glass, crystal and perspex were one of the materials of choice this year.  Whether it was plain, stained, sliced or layered, transparency was a big trend and seen everywhere.  Catch someone's eye with these striking see through pieces.

 
       


Stacking & Connecting

Design was pushed to all boundaries with many pieces this year being interconnecting and stackable, making them suitable for many users and for all different spaces.  Stay connected with these functional and practical ideas.

 

 

Weaving

Designers craft skills were all out on show this year with many woven pieces showcased.  Weaving is a great way to add extra dimension and texture to a room.  Here are some crafty ways you can add weaving to your space.

 

Tiling Pattern

The use of the geometric tile pattern continued to be seen this year but with a bit more of a rounded approach.  Add some order to your life with these tile patterned ideas.

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